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About

Christabel Forbes's work looks at the direct contact from the visual world. She creates purely through observational drawing which are then turned into further works relating to her surroundings. With a strong interest in reality and the imagination, her art explore every day scenes as well as curating a new space.


Exhibitions

Upcoming

2017 - Artist residency India, Sanskriti Kendra, Delhi


Past

2016 - 15-20 September, Constructing Nature, Nolia's' Gallery, London

2016 - 13 June, Fundraising Dinner with the Royal Drawing School, Mossimans, London

2016 - June, fundraising Dinner Royal Drawing School, Buckingham Palace, London

2016 - April, Chelsea Art Fair, London

2016 - March, Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London

2016-15 - December-January, The Royal Drawing Year Exhibition, Royal Drawing School, Old Street, London

2015 - December, Drawing Year Open Studio, The TEA building, Shoreditch, London

2015 - November, The best of the Drawing Year, Christie's, King's Street, London

2014 - October, Studio Spaces, Liverpool Street, London

2014 - June, Falmouth University Fine Art Show, The Rag Factory, Brick Lane, London

2014 - June 13th-20th, Falmouth Degree Show, Falmouth

2013 - October, Plaay Studio, Esspressini Artisan Cafe, Falmouth

2013 - August, Plaay Studio, Cornwall

2012 - Banbury Mills Space, Oxfordshire


Awards and Residencies

2016 - October-December, IIFA Artist Residency, Modinagar & Delhi, India

2016 - July-August, Arts in Provence, Aix en Provence, France

2013 - August, Plaay Studio, Cornwall


Teaching


2016 - October-December, IIFA, Modinagar, India, Foundation - 4th Year

2016 - January-July, Chiswick, Make and Paint Art Clubs

2016 - Present, London, Private tutor

2015 - Present, Royal Drawing School, Drawing Clubs


Education

2014-15 - Royal Drawing School, The Drawing Year

2013 - Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, Erasmus

2011-14 - Falmouth University, (BA) Hon Fine Art


Collections

Work is included in both private and public collections including The Royal Collection and Moritz - Heyman collection.










If you would like to contact her directly please do so using either of the following:

christabelforbes@gmail.com

0777 600 5043