Diana Taylor


Born 1977, UK. Lives and works in London.



2017-21      Practice based PhD researcher, Sheffield Hallam University, in collaboration with William Morris Gallery, London.

2008-10     M.F.A: Painting. Slade School of Fine Art, London.

2002-03     P.G.C.E: Secondary Art & Design, Institute of Education, London.

1996-99      B.A.(Hons) Fine Art: Painting. Bath Spa University College, Bath.


2020            18th Street Arts Centre, L.A. (September) Artist in Residence

2018            CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Artist in Residence (April and September)

2015            Modern Art Oxford, ‘Love is Enough’, Warhol/ Morris show, curated by Jeremy Deller

2015            Shortlisted for the Converse X Dazed Emerging Artist Award

2012            CCA, Spain, Artist in Residence

2011            East London Printmakers, Artist in Residence

2011            Abbey Scholarship in Painting, The British School at Rome, Italy

Rosa Lee Travel Award, Abbey Awards, Italy

2010           Graduate Printmaking Prize Winner, Jealous Print Studios


2015            Royal Academy of Arts & English Heritage Architectural Hoardings Project

2012           Exterior wall painting and young persons workshop, Ljusne Arts Centre, Sweden

2010           Hogarth International, Advertising Agency, London (wall paintings)

Solo Exhibitions

2018-9            Can We Hold on? Centre of Contemporary Art, Mallorca, Spain

2014               Wonders of the System, CCA, Mallorca, Spain

2011               Alpha Beta, R O O M, London, UK

2010               Climbing, Falling, Intervention Gallery, London, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020               The Contemporary British Painting Prize, 2019. APT Gallery, London

2019               The Contemporary British Painting Prize, 2019. Huddersfield Art Gallery.

                        A Strange Weave of Time and Space, Site Gallery Project Space, Sheffield, and Project Space Plus, Lincoln,

curated by Jeanine Griffin.

                       Al-Dente, on www.skelf.org.uk curated by John Walter.

                       Attempts to Escape, Artseen Contemporary, Nicosia, Cyprus, curated by Maria Stathi.

ReAssemble, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London, curated by Rosalind Davis.

2018             Wells Art Contemporary, Somerset

2017/8         Like the Lines of a Hand, Paper Gallery, Manchester & Centre for Recent Drawing, London

2017             Threads, Taking up Needles and Yarn. The Centre for Recent Drawing, London, curated by AleeChay.

2015             Screen, Turps Gallery, London, curated by Ben Deakin and Emma Elia-Shaul.

2014            DrAwn 2Gether, Galerie im Gartenhaus, Munich, Germany

                     Saatchi Print editions, Jealous Print Award 2013

2013            Carousel, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK

2012           Ex-Roma III, APT Gallery, London, UK

                     Collaborators 3, R O O M, London, UK

                    The Open West, Gloucester, UK

2011            The Northern Print Biennale, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK

                    Two Peacocks, Gallery North, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK

                    Re-Make, Re-Model, Chelsea Future Space, London, UK

                    Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy, London, UK

                    Volta 7, Basel, Switzerland

                    Fountains and Drains, British School at Rome, Italy

                    The Producers, British School at Rome, Italy

                    Fabricecstasy, Studio 52, Hoxton Square, London, UK

                    Hybird, Vitrine Gallery, London, UK