Curiculum Vitae: Charlotte Sorapure

Art Education

1992 – 1995
Royal Academy of Arts, London
Post Graduate Diploma in Painting
1988 – 1991
Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Art and Technology
BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art
1987 – 1988
Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design
Foundation Diploma

Selected Exhibitions

2017 – 2018
Lynn Painters and Stainers Prize Exhibition, London

2017
Joint exhibition with Saied Dai at Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford

2016
The Royal Society of Portrait Painters

2015
The Observer Observed, exhibition including portrait Commission of photographer Don McCullin, The Holborn Museum, Bath

2008 – 2014
Solo Exhibition – Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Holburne Portrait Prize, Holburne Museum, Bath – Prize Winner

Solo Exhibition, Messum’s, Cork Street, London

NEAC Annual Exhibitions, Mall Galleries, London

Pure Gold: 50 Years of the Federation of British Artists, Mall Galleries, London

The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

Peering Under Stones, Solo Exhibition, Quest Gallery, Bath

The Magic and Poetry of Everyday Life, Messum’s Gallery, Cork Street, London

The British are coming!, The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Royal West of England Academy Open Exhibition, Bristol – Winner of the ‘Odin Prize’

Mixed Shows, Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford

2006 – 2008
New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London – Prize Winner & Membership

Three Women Artists, Petley Fine Art, Cork Street, London

Lynn Painters and Stainers Prize Exhibition, London

Holburne Dukes Portrait Prize, Bath

2004 to 2006
Thackeray Gallery, Kensington, London

Drawing Exhibition and Summer Show, Petley Fine Art, Cork Street, London

Six Chapel Row Gallery, Bath

Lynn Painters and Stainers Prize Exhibition, London

2002 – 2004
Holburne Contemporary Portrait Prize, Bath

New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London

Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

2000 – 2002
Hunting Art Prize Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London

Two Man Show, 7 Bedford Row Gallery, London

1996 – 1998
B.P Portrait Award Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, London

Nat West Awards Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London – Prize Winner

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London

1994 – 1995
Waterman Fine Art Ltd, London

Reflections, Spectator Magazine, Christies, London

Making a Mark Drawing Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Royal Academy Schools Premiums – Prize Winner

Selected Awards

  • 2016 Szuzsi Roboz painting prize
  • Holburne Portrait Prize 2012, Holburne Museum, Bath
  • Odin Painting Prize, Royal West of England Academy
  • Bill Patterson Memorial Award, New English Art Club
  • Cecil Jospe Prize, New English Art Club
  • Nat West 90’s Prize for Art – Prize Winner
  • Richard Ford Travel Award to Madrid
  • Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant – Twice Awarded
  • Royal West of England Academy – Project Bursary