Anna Freeman Bentley

Anna Freeman Bentley (b. Freeman 1982, London, UK)
Lives and works in London.

education

2008-2010 MA Painting , Royal College of Art, London
2001-2004 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
2003 Erasmus Exchange, Kunsthochschule Weissensee, Berlin
2000-2001 BTEC Diploma Art Foundation , Camberwell College of Arts, London

solo and two person exhibitions

2017 Chapters, Wolfson College, Oxford, UK
2015 Descent, North Transept, Chichester Cathedral, Chichester, UK
2015 Settlement, Husk Project Space, London, UK
2013 Double Vision with Ale Groen, Fieldstead Gallery, California, USA
2012 Restoration, Pied à Terre, London, UK
2012

Chamber, workshop gallery, Venice, Italy

2010 Threshold with Adam Bainbridge, Blyth Gallery, London, UK
2007 re – collected, Galerie Kollaborativ, Berlin, Germany

selected group exhibitions

2017

London Now, Space K Gwacheon, Seoul, Korea

2017

Group show curated by Barbara Jenner, 68projects, Berlin, DE

2016

Landing, curated by Kristian Day, Herrick Gallery, London, UK

2016

Sampler, Kristian Day at Arcade Gallery, UK

2015

Your Jewish Museum: Journeys, The Jewish Museum, London, UK

2015

DADU: Conversations, gallery ELL, Nashville, TN, USA

2015

Open West, The Wilson Gallery, Cheltenham, UK

2015

East London Painting Prize Shortlist Show, London, UK

2015

London 2.0, Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne, Germany

2014

Sluice Exhibition, The Hospital Club, London, UK

2014

All Things New, Man&Eve Projects, West Square, London, UK

2014

East London Painting Prize Finalists Exhibition, London, UK

2014  Double Blind curated by Thomas Cuckle, 4Windmill Street, London, UK
2013 Shadow and Substance, Durham University & Newcastle, UK
2012 Drift, Lumen United Reformed Church, London, UK
2011  Some Domestic Incidents curated by Matt Price, Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham, UK
2011 The Florence Trust Summer Show, The Florence Trust, London, UK
2011 Sight Insight, Asylum Arts, London, UK
2011 Prague Biennale 5, “Expanded Painting 4” Some Domestic Incidents, Prague, Czech Rep.
2010 RCA Show Two Battersea, Royal College of Art, Battersea, London, UK
2009

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Manchester and London, UK

2009

There’s Something I’d like to Tell You, IMA Village Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2009

Wunderbar, Galerie Kollaborativ, Berlin, Germany

2009

Wake the town and tell the people, Hockney Gallery, London, UK

2008

Some Other Place, Galerie Kollaborativ, Berlin, Germany

awards/residencies

2015-2016 Breathing Space Residency, Space Studios, London, UK
2013-2014 ERDF New Creative Markets Programme, London, UK
2012 Artist-in-Restaurant, Pied à Terre, London, UK
2010-2011 The Florence Trust Artists Residency, London, UK
2009  Chelsea Arts Club Trust Award, London, UK
2009 Villiers David Travel Award
2008 John Moores Painting Prize, longlisted
2006-2008 Artist in Residence, Galerie Kollaborativ, Berlin, Germany
2007  Hotel Bloom! Room 212, mural commission, Brussels, Belgium

publications

2016 Interior Realities, text by Matt Price, Fused Magazine, UK
2015 Art + Christianity Journal, "Baroque Folds" feature essay by Jonathan Koestle-Cate
2015

Mobility and Grandeur, Monograph. Edited by Matt Price, Essays by Michele Robecchi, Marina Cashdan and Ben Quash. Anomie Publishing, Wakefield

2011 The Florence Trust Summer Exhibition Catalogue, text by Colin Perry, London
2011 Some Domestic Incidents, text by Matt Price, Prague Biennale Catalogue
2010 RCA Show Catalogue published by the Royal College of Art, London
2010 Modern Painting, Electronic Beats Magazine published by Toni Kappesz, Berlin
2009 New Contemporaries Catalogue published by New Contemporaries

visiting lecturer

2015 King's College London, School of Theology, UK
2014 University of Teesside, Fine Art Department, UK
2013 University of Durham, Department of Theology, UK
2012 University of Coventry, Fine Art Department, UK
2012 BIOLA University, Art Department, California, USA
2010 Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
2010 

University of the Arts, Farnham, UK

2010

University of Reading, Fine Art Department, UK

2010

Artist Exhibition Workshop with Reachout RCA, London, UK

collections

Saatchi, London
Pied a Terre, London
Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Collection, California
Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
Private collections worldwide.