tessa whitehead

tessa-whitehead-gatesTessa Whitehead (born 1985, Nassau, The Bahamas) received a BA Fine Arts from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London and MFA from The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London.

Recent exhibitions include Show Off w/ Heino Schmid, LeandaKateLouise, London, UK (2014) Drawing a Round Square Takes Practice, POPOPstudios ICVA, Nassau (2014), 40 Years of Bahamian Art, on loan to the permanent collection, National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (2013), and A Wall is a Surface, LeandaKateLouise, Redchurch St., London (2012).

Tessa was awarded Chisenhale Studio4 Residency (2014), her work was shortlisted for Wells Art Contemporary, Well’s Museum, UK (2013), for the Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London (2012) and she was awarded the William Coldstream Memorial Prize for which her work acquired by the University College London collection (2009).

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