A G G I _H A M B L I N G
Born Suffolk 1945, Maggi Hambling studied with Lett-Haines and Cedric
Morris. In 1980 she was the first Artist in Residence at the National
Gallery and in 1995 she won the Jerwood Painting Prize (with Patrick
Caulfield). She received a CBE in 2010. Solo exhibitions include
National Portrait Gallery (1983), Serpentine (1987), Yale Center
for British Art (1991), Yorkshire Sculpture Park (1997), Abbot Hall
(2007), Walker Art Gallery (2009) and Fitzwilliam (2010).
sculpture includes Oscar Wilde (1998), Scallop (2003), The Brixton
Heron (2011) and The Resurrection Spirit (2013). Public UK collections
include the Arts Council, British Museum, National Gallery, National
Portrait Gallery, Tate Collection, and Victoria and Albert, among
others. Her now celebrated series of North Sea paintings were first
shown at the Aldeburgh Festival in 2003. The installation You Are
The Sea was exhibited as part of SNAP in 2012. Hambling's solo exhibition,
Wall of water, opens at The Hermitage, St Petersburg this summer.