EMMA VIDAL (b.1992, France) is a collectible and well-regarded emerging artist. Her powerful monochromatic drawings and gold Fetish sculptures are driven by her efforts to engage with the beginning of collective human history and the future of contemporary society.

MENU

ABOUT EMMA

_________________


Emma Vidal is a collectible and well-regarded emerging artist. Her powerful monochromatic drawings and gold Fetish sculptures are driven by her efforts to engage with the beginning of collective human history and the future of contemporary society.


Exhibitions includes institution-based group and solo shows at the Lightbox Museum Woking, UK (the Ingram Collection: not all contemporary art is rubbish, 2016), the Victoria and Albert Museum London, UK (Always print the myth, 2015), the Royal West of England Academy Bristol, UK (Drawing on..., 2015), the Museum Blue St.Louis, USA (Gold string, 2015) as well as the Wellcome Collection Museum London, UK (Collection of the everyday, 2013).


She is the subject of a 2015 documentary, Feral by Jacques Simon and was featured in several renowned publications as one of the promising artist to follow.


In 2016, Vidal co-founded HATSH an innovative start-up dedicated to support the young creation. The company was quickly ranked in Maddyness's Top15 most innovative French start-ups in 2017. This same year, she curated several exhibitions: Empreintes at Una Volta Bastia, Collage Heads at Palais des Beaux Arts Museum Lille as well Eclosion at Espace Commines Paris.


CONTACT EMMA



ABOUT THE WORK

_________________


CURRICULUM VITAE

_________________


Emma Vidal, born in 1992 in France.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017 - ORIGINES. - Marseille, France

2015-16 - FERAL - Galerie ONEIRO. Paris, France

2014 - Gold String - Museum Blue. St. Louis, USA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2018 - VOLTA BASEL - with Coates and Scarry Gallery - Basel, Switzerland

2018 - HERE // NOW - Intersect Arts Center - St. Louis, USA

2018 - Ddessin Art Fair - Galerie Detais, Atelier Richelieu. Paris, France

2017-18 - L'imaginaire du reel - Saisons artistiques Inhotep #3. Paris France

2017 - ETRE SOI duo show - curated by Thierry Tessier. Vanities Gallery. Paris, France

2017 - Au fil des songes - Galerie Le Ballon Rouge. Paris, France

2017 - Ushiwa by WalkingArt, auctionned by Master Emmanuel Layan - Aquarium de Paris. Paris, France

2016 - The Ingram Collection: Not all Contemporary Art is Rubbish - The Lightbox Museum. Woking, UK

2015 - Always Print The Myth: PR and the Modern Age - Victoria and Albert Museum. London, UK

2015 - Drawing On... The Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art - RWA Royal West of England Academy. Bristol, UK

2015 - Vestige - Coates and Scarry Gallery, Gallery 8. London, UK

2015 - Spring show - Candid Art Gallery. London, UK

2014-15 - Clyde&Co Art Award exhibition Collection - St. Botolph. London, UK

2014 - ING Dicerning Eye exhibition - The Mall Galleries. London, UK

2014 - Drawing Breath - Graham Hunter Gallery. London, UK

2014 - Raw Talent 2014 - We. Create. International - London, UK

2014 - Unearthy Synthesis by Never Drawn art collective - Asylum Gallery. London, UK

2014 - Central Saint Martins Degree Show. London, UK

2013 - Jerwood Drawing Prize 2013 - Jerwood Space. London, UK Hatton Gallery, Newscaslte University. Newscastle, UK The Gallery, Plymouth College of Art and Plymouth Arts Centre. Plymouth, UK Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury Christ Church University. Canterbury, UK

2013 - Collection of the everyday - Wellcome Collection. London, UK

2012 - Poster Production - Portman Gallery. London, UK

2011 - Galerie YOU-ADS Dupin. Paris, France


AWARDS&RESIDENCIES:

2015 - Signature Art Prize Long listed

2014 - Paul Artspace residency program award - St. Louis, USA

2014 - ING Dicerning Eye selection - Chris Ingram selection

2014 - Clyde&Co Art award 2014 sl.

2013 - Jerwood Drawing prize 2013 sl.

 

EDUCATION:

Msc. Art Market and International Negociation at INSEEC Business School MSc & MBA. Paris, France

BA Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of the arts and design, UAL. London, UK


CURATION:

2018 - Urban Bridge - Gallery 210. St. Louis, USA

2018 - Memories that we might have - Espace Rambuteau. Paris, France

2018 - Empreintes - as Curator and co-founder of Hatsh - Una Volta. Bastia, France

2017 - Collage Heads, Patrick Simkins - as Curator and co-founder of Hatsh - Palais des beaux art. Lille, France

2017 - Eclosion - as Curator and co-founder of Hatsh - Espace Commines. Paris, France

2017 - Au fil des songes group show - as co-curator with Maacasso - Galerie Le Ballon rouge. Paris, France

2016 - Hatsh sort de sa coquille - as Curator and co-founder of Hatsh - Galerie Joseph. Paris, France

2016 - Freedom Hospital - as co-curator with Maacasso - INSEEC. Paris, France


LECTURES:

2018 - Mentor of the art apprenticeship program (TAP) at Intersect Arts Center. St. Louis, USA

2014-17 - Guest Lecturer at UMSL, University of Missouri St. Louis. St. Louis, USA


PUBLICATIONS:

"Au fil des songes", MAACASSO art book edition. 2017

"Drawing on ... the Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art"art book, author Gemma Brace. 2015

"Art is meant to disturb" Emma Vidal in Laissez-Faire London Issue 21 DIGITAL LOVE, Oct. 2014

Emma Vidal in AVENIR Issue3, May 2014

Jerwood Drawing Prize Catalogue, 2013