LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
THELMA POTT was born in 1984.
She lives and works between London and Porto.
After finishing her studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, she took her MA in Curatorial Studies at the Royal Academy of Arts of the University of Coimbra in Portugal.
In 2013 she won the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Project Grant.
She started exhibiting her work in 2017 has one of the artists from the art coalition HANDS OFF OUR REVOLUTION in the group show Poster! at BlackBall Projects Gallery in New York. Among other exhibitions, in Autumn 2019 her work was exhibited in Cologne, Germany, as she won the Reclaim Award 2019. In 2020 she exhibited at Rossocinabro Gallery in Rome in the group exhibition Co-Existence 7 during April - July. This year she exhibited in Ireland at Pepney Gallery and her last show Artists of Today and of Tomorrow was a group show in Rome that premiered on April 2021 curated by Monica Ferrarini. The catalogue of the exhibition was introduced by the curator at the Italian art tv channel Arte 24. In October 2021 she will be exhibiting at Florence Biennale in Italy.
In 2018 as well as in 2019 her work was distinguished by the Canadian art magazine: Art Ascent. Her work featured in the artist’s directory at the June/July 2019 edition of the British art magazine Aesthetica. She was also published by the British art magazine Inside Artists in their Spring Summer 2020 edition. Her work could be seen in the first edition of Art Hole Magazine June 2020. The Flux review published a Q&A with the artist in November 2020. She featured in the March 2021 edition of the British Art Magazine BlueBee: Amaryllis.
Her photographic work features in LensCulture and she's represented by the Saatchi Gallery.
WHO I AM
I'm interested in the potential of abstraction to reorganize visual and psychological experience.
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