John McCarthy
Untitled, (Cheryl),, 2012
Acrylic on canvas, 110.5 x 156.5 cm

Born: Essex, United Kingdom


Education:  St Martin's College of Art, London 1996


Group Exhibitions


BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London 1999

Touring Aberdeen National Gallery, Scotland


Hirschl Contemporary Art, London (with Christopher Cook, Marian Ryan) 2001


The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London 2002


Art London (Davies & Tooth) 2003


'Momentum' Keller & Greene Gallery, Los Angeles 2003


Chelsea Art Fair (Davies & Tooth), London 2003


Art London (Davies & Tooth) 2004


Lynn Painter's and Stainers Prize, London 2005


'Winter Salon', Albemarle Gallery, London 2005


'Winter Salon', Albemarle Gallery, London 2006


'Winter Salon', Albemarle Gallery, London 2007


Newcastle Art Fair 2008


'Christmas Show', Albemarle Gallery, London 2008


'Spring Show', Albemarle Gallery, London 2009


'Charity Show', Albemarle Gallery, London 2010


‘Summer Collective’, Albemarle Gallery, London 2011


‘Summer Salon’, Rarity Gallery , Mikonos, Greece 2012


‘Self Portraits’, Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York 2012


‘No Flakes’, Ben Oakley Gallery, London 2013/2014


‘The Miniatures Show’, Ben Oakley Gallery 2014


‘Group Show’, The Underdog Gallery 2014


Solo Exhibitions


Hirschl Contemporary Art, London 2000


'Now is all there is', Albemarle Gallery 2007


'Icons', Albemarle Gallery 2011


‘Disguises and Disappearances’, with Jennifer Balkan, Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York 2013


‘How I Screwed Everything Up – By John McCarthy’ Ben Oakley Gallery, London 2014

Awards


Winner - Visitor's Choice - BP Portrait Prize Award, National Portrait Gallery 1999


Commissions


Standard Chartered Bank


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