Josephine Wood Biog/CV




Education        ​

BA Hons Fine Art, Goldsmiths College 1998

Postgraduate Diploma Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, 2006


Selected Exhibitions

Sick Monday at The Horse Hospital, London, 22nd July - 19 Aug 2019

Curated by Dean Kenning, Liam and Vanessa Scully

Artists: Antoine Catala, Sophie Carapetian, Dean Kenning, Beagles & Ramsay, Lee Holden & Josephine Wood, John Russell, David Burrows, Vanessa Scully, Birgit Ludwig, Anita Delaney, Noor Afshan Mirza & Brad Butler, A.K Bindesbøll & Ava Fersi, Laure Provoust, Ada Wesolowska, Ben Rivers, Jason File, Liam Scully and Paul McCarthy.


If I was a Rich girl, Kunstraum Riehen, Basel, curated by Clare Kenny, 22/3 - 30/6/2019

Artistis: Roger Ackling, Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Valie Export, Günther Förg, Imi Knoebel,Dorothea Rockburn, Daniel Sinsel, Wolfgang Tilmans and more.

2009 - 2019

2019 Total Eclipse of The Heart - Paintings about Women, curated by Dan Coombs, Coombs Contemporary, Watson, Farley and Williams, London 25/1- 21/3 

2018 Women Can't Paint, curated by Marcus Harvey, Turps Gallery, London

Roberta Booth, Jean Cooke, Stevie Dix, Jane Harris / Rosa Lee / Mali Morris / Hannah Murgatroyd / Cherry Pickles / Clare Price / Emma Roche / Geraldine Swayne / Josephine Wood / Rose Wylie

2018 Sick Monday (2) Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland, curated by Dean Kenning, Liam and Vanessa Scully,

2018 ick Monday, curated by Dean Kenning, Liam and Vanessa Scully, Genesis Cinema, London (film screening) John Russell, Beagles & Ramsay, Sophie Carapetian, Josephine Wood & Lee Holden, Antoine Catala, Dean Kenning.

2017 NOI, artist-curator, PSW, Rum Factory, Bow Arts Trust, London

2016 ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London, pre-invited by curator Dan Coombs

2016, Outsider Arts Festival, across East London

2015 Exeter Contemporary Open, finalists exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter

2015, The East London Painting Prize, finalists exhibition, Rum Factory, London

2015 Self Serve, Solo show in a disused shop on a housing estate, Queens Crescent, London NW1

Supported by London Borough of Camden.  

2015 Revolutionary Britain; Art, Power & Politics, Harts Lane Studio, London

2014 Josephine Wood at Punk&Sheep, solo show, Punk&Sheep, London,

curated by Cedar Lewisohn & Patricia Ellis

2012 The Tomorrow People, Elevator Gallery, London

2012 Dead Darlings, Royal Academy of Art, Ghent, Belgium

2011 Natural Language, Vitrine Gallery, London

2011 All that glitters…’, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2010 Press, RED Gallery, London

2010 Mass Observation, XRay at The Perseverance, London

2010 Supermarket Art Fair, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2010 Mouthing Off, Vitrine Gallery, London

2009 Scare in the Community, Core Arts, London

2009 New Age, Y Gallery, Tartu, Estonia

2009 Coma lounge, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland



Nominated for The Arts Foundation Futures Award 2019 by Marcus Harvey

Shortlisted for The East London Painting Prize, 2015

Shortlisted for Exeter Contemporary Open 2015
The Elephant Trust Award, 2008



Garageland Reviews, Interview by Alex Michon, June 2019 

Women Can't Paint, Wall Street International, featured, exhibition review by Jillian Knipe, May 2018

Women Can't Paint, Studio International, exhibition review, May 2018

Exeter Express and Echo, featured painting, Oct 21 2015

Wall Street International, featured painting for The East London Painting Prize, 2015

The East London Painting Prize 2015 catalogue, text by Oliver Basciano

Art & Music - The Saatchi Gallery Magazine, featured interview, Autumn Issue 2013



Across UK prisons (art & digital media workshops) 2015-18

City & Islington College, Hourly-paid Lecturer, 2008-14

Chelsea College of Art & Design, Visiting Lecturer 2007-8
Women Can't Paint, on the panel for exhibition talk, Turps & ASC Galleries, London 2018

Artist Talk, University of Westminster, Fine Art Faculty, London 2009