Michelle Heron (b. 1980, Norfolk, England)


EDUCATION

1999-2002 BA (hons) Fine Art, University of Hertfordshire.

EXHIBITIONS

2020
Transient, online exhibition with ArtCan Org.
Stäying Sane, Berntson Bhattacharjee Gallery, Skänor, Sweden.
Jackson's Painting Prize, Shortlisted.

2019
D Contemporary Painting Prize 2019, Mayfair, London.
Elevate 02, The Shard, London.
The ArtCan Open - The Trinity Gallery, London
Continuum - The Folded Space, Southend-on-Sea.
The John Ruskin Prize, The Holden Gallery, Manchester - finalist.
From ArtCan With Love - ArtCan Org postcard fundraiser, Fitzrovia Gallery.
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition - Pre-selected.
Sussex Art Fair (West), Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester.
The Dragon Gallery, Petworth, England.

2018
Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2018, heat finalist.
The Secret Charter Postcard Auction, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London.
44 Artworks, ArtCan Org, 44 Hallam Street, London.
157th Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition - Pre-selected.
Jackson's Painting Prize, Longlisted.
Loop Gallery London, Urban Showcase.
Talented Art Fair, The Old Truman Brewery London.

2017
The Other Art Fair London, The Old Truman Brewery (Selected by designjunction as one of their 4
must see artists)
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London.
Art at the Bridge #8, Construction-Destruction-Reconstruction, Tower Bridge, London.
Battersea Power Station Development, London - two paintings printed on the hoarding surrounding
the complex.

2016
National Open Art Competition, The Mercers' Hall, City of London.
Lynn Painter Stainers Prize, Guildford House Gallery, Surrey.
The John Ruskin Prize, The Electrician’s Shop Gallery, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London.
Lynn Painter Stainers Prize, Mall Galleries, London.
The John Ruskin Prize, The New Art Gallery, Walsall.
Creative Debuts, 20 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.

2015
Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays Showcase XI, Creative Debuts, Black and White Building,
Shoreditch, London.
Battersea Art Station, Battersea Arts Centre, London.

1999 - 2013
Nothing Here, Free Space Gallery, Kentish Town, London.
Hackney Christmas Fair, Hackney Town Hall, London.
Showcase Cities, Richmix, Shoreditch, London.
Angel Christmas Art Fair, Candid Arts Trust, London.
Winter Open, BHVU, Stoke Newington, London.
Absorb Arts, Dalston, London.
Home, Moogie Wonderland Nightclub, Rochester, Kent.
Switch-London 50/500, Great Titchfield Street, London.
The Sefton Open, The Atkinson Art gallery, Southport (Shortlisted).
Unscene, The Student Turner Prize, Catto Contemporary Gallery, Shoreditch, London.
Young Artists' Britain Award, Sheeran Lock Gallery, London. Young Artists' Britain Award
(HRH Prince Charles 50th Birthday), Hampton Court Palace, London.

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

2017
Sitting with Jane, Basingstoke Cirencester.
March Hare Festival, Cirencester Moor Otters, Dartmoor National Park.
2016
Cow Parade, Surrey.
Marwell's Zany Zebras, Southampton.
2015
Where's Scrumpty? Rugby World Cup Trail, Gloucester.
The Big Hoot (commissioned by Cadbury World), Birmingham.
Year of the Bus Trail (commissioned by Transport for London), Croydon.
2014
Year of the Bus Trail (commissioned by Transport for London) Olympic Park
Stratford, Trafalgar Square and Tower Bridge.
St. Paul's and All Hallows' Infant and Primary School Tottenham, National Literacy Trust Schools
project: two book bench paintings.
Books About Town, National Literacy Trust, London (bookbench painting of Paddington Bear
currently on display at Paddington Station, London.

AWARDS

2018
Loop Gallery London, Jury's Award nominee.
2002
The Student Turner Prize - Exhibited finalist - Catto Contemporary Gallery Shoreditch.
1999
HRH Prince of Wales' Young Artists' Britain Award - Exhibited finalist - Hampton Court Palace.

PRESS

2019 Londonist

2018 Own Art

2018 Ghostsigns

2018 55 Factory

2017 The Guardian