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Robyn Litchfield was born in New Zealand and currently lives in North London.
 
Education
 2015-2017 City and Guilds of London Art School, MA Fine Art (Distinction)
 
2008-2012 The School of Art, Architecture and Design,
London Metropolitan University, BA Fine Art
 
2006-2008 City Literary Institute, London, Fine Art Course
 
1977-1980 Massey University Wellington, New Zealand, Fashion Design
 
Prizes, Awards and Submissions
2020 The John Moores Painting Prize (longlisted)

2020 The Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy, coordinated by Jane and Louise Wilson and selected by David Remfry

2020 Jackson’s Painting Prize 2020, awarded the Landscape/Cityscape/Seascape category prize, selected by Adebanji Alade, Iain Nicholls (Artist & winner of Jackson’s Painting Prize 2019), Katherine Tyrell (Artist, Teacher & Writer), Elizabeth Dellert (Affordable Art Fair UK Fair Director), Terry Greene (Artist & Author) and Rosalind Davis
(Artist, Curator, Teacher & Writer). 

2019 Collyer Bristow Exceptional Award, selected by Jordan Kaplan (CAS), Kristian Day, (Independent gallerist and curator of Broadway Gallery in Letchworth Garden City) and Rosalind Davis (artist and Curator of the Collyer Bristow Gallery).

2019 Contemporary British Painting Prize, longlisted, selected by Lisa Denyer, Geraint Evans, Joe Packer and Judith Tucker.
 
2019 The Bow Open Show, Nunnery Gallery, selected by Carey Young
 
2019 Signature Art Prize exhibition (Finalist)- selected by Award winning Artist Lee Madgwick; London Area Director of the Arts Council England, Joyce Wilson; Co-Founders of Powerstip Studios, Dayna Lee and Ted Berner; Co-Founder and Director of the Institute of Making, Zoe Laughlin; Associate Director of Early European Sculpture & Works of Art at Christie’s, Milo Dickinson and Business Development Director at Jones and Jones, Kate Jones
 
2018 Collyer Bristow Exceptional Award (highly commended and the Staff Prize)- selected by  Robert Priseman, (Priseman Seabrook Collection), Anna Bromwich (Curator and Consultant, The Mall Galleries), Martin Caiger-Smith (Head of MA in curating at the Courtauld Gallery), Rosalind Davis (Collyer Bristow Permanent Curator, artist and writer) and Steven Heffer (Head of the Gallery Committee and artist)
 
2018, M.A. & Other Postgraduates Contemporary Art Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery- Nominated by Robin Mason, Head of MA at City and Guilds of London Art School.
 
2017 Clifford Chance's annual Postgraduate Printmaking in London 2017- selected by Frankie Rossie (Marlborough Gallery) and Nigel Frank and Jane Hindley (Frank/ Hindley Art Consultants)

 2017 Affordable Art Fair Graduate Show- selected by Cassie Beadle, Director of Cob Gallery.

2014 Mark Wallinger Presents: Best of Bow Arts 2014- selected by Mark Wallinger and Sarah Elson (Contemporary Arts Society)

2012 The Other Exhibition, Yu Gallery- selected by Tiff Oben
 
Exhibitions
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2020 On the Strangest Sea, The Violet Hour, online at violethour.org, November-December
2020 Women’s Lockdown Art, Zabludowicz Collection, online at womenandhealth.org.uk,
November-December
2020 The Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy, London, October - January
2020 Nunnery Gallery at The London Art Fair, 21-26 January 

2019 Winter Exhibition, Darle and the Bear, Woodstock, December -January 2020
2019 Art for Christmas, MKW Fine Art, London December
2019 Collyer Bristow Exceptional Award, Collyer Bristow Gallery, October 2019 -February 2020
2019 Salon 11, The Old Lockup Gallery, Cromford, October
2019, The Bow Open 2019, The Nunnery Gallery, September - December
2019 The Immaculate Dream, Collyer Bristow Gallery, June-October
2019 British Painting II, Bermondsey Project Space, May- June
2019 Oxfordshire Art Week Festival, Darl-e and the Bear, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, May
2019 Signature Art Prize exhibition (Finalist), Trinity Art Gallery, London, February-March
2019 Signature Art Prize Gala (Finalist), Bankside Hotel, London, January

2018 Exceptional, Collyer Bristow Gallery Award, London (highly commended), June-Sept 
2018, M.A. & Other Postgraduates Contemporary Art Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset, February

2017 Clifford Chance's annual Postgraduate Printmaking in London 2017 exhibition, November 
2017 Affordable Art Fair Graduate Show, Battersea, October
2017 Multi-story, Wilkes St Weaver, Canonbury, London, October
2017 City and Guilds of London MA Show, Kennington St, London, September
2017, Future Histories, Project Space Wapping, London, May

2016, City and Guilds of London MA (Interim) Show, Kennington St, London, September
2016 Elles in Rogue: XX Protagonists, Artworks Elephant. London, March

2015 The Windows are Illuminated, Embassy Tea Gallery, Union St, London SE1, May
2014, We Shall Not Cease from Exploration..., CoffeeWorks Project, Islington, London, October
2014 Mark Wallinger Presents: Best of Bow Arts 2014, Bermondsey Project, London SE1, September
2014 House on Fire, Embassy Tea Gallery, Union Street, London SE1, May
2014, Oh The Places You'll Go, The People You'll Meet, Resource For London, Holloway Road, January
2013, Off The Ground, Resource for London, Holloway Road, London, December
2013 Libero, One Paget Street, London EC1V 7PA, May
2012 The Other Exhibition, Yu Gallery, Treforest, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, September
2012 Cass Degree Show, London Metropolitan University, London, June
2012 Avant Premier, Arbeit Gallery, London, May
2012 Work In Progress-The Aldgate Project, London Metropolitan University, London, February
2011 Choice, Unit 2 Gallery, London, May
2010 Exhibitionism, Tru Trading Gallery, Commercial Road, London, September
 
Publications
Exceptional : Collyer Bristow Award 2019 - https://indd.adobe.com/view/5753d76b-5700-49b7-829d-e74bd594c2cd

Exceptional : Collyer Bristow Award 2018 -https://adobe.ly/2BBQmzQ

Clifford Chance Postgraduate Printmaking in London 2017: A Survey Exhibition -https://www.cliffordchance.com/content/dam/cliffordchance/About_us/Postgraduate-Printmaking-2017-exhibition.pdf

Mark Wallinger Selects, Bow Arts 2014
Robyn Litchfield- Leap of Faith, 2012

Press

https://www.countrylife.co.uk/luxury/art-and-antiques/six-new-artists-watch-2019-london-art-fair-210789

http://bit.ly/2Mm0b8m

https://trinityart.gallery/signature-art-prize-2018
https://www.signatureartprize.com/single-post/2018/10/30/Announcing-The-Signature-Art-Prize-2018-Shortlist
https://www.collyerbristow.com/media-centre/news/item/2206-press-release-collyer-bristow-gallery-awards-2000-award-to-recent-art-school-graduate-at-exceptional-exhibition-opening
https://www.cliffordchance.com/news/news/2017/11/frankie-rossi-awards-clifford-chance-printmaking-purchase-prize-.html
http://bowarts.org/sites/default/files/Mark%20Wallinger%20SELECTION%20Release%20FINAL_3.pdf