Melissa Kime

b. 1989,Wiltshire, UK

Education

Royal College of Art MA painting (2013-2015)

Royal Drawing School Postgraduate Diploma (2011-2013)

University College Falmouth BA (Hons) Fine Art (2007-2011)

Upcoming

Solo show at gallery 286, London, September 2018

Solo Shows

Oh! I think I just lost my Appetite- Gallery 286 – London (2016)

Do you think Im Pretty? – Chalton Gallery – London (2016)

Kill Your Darlings Nicely – 92 Picaddily – London (2015)

Welcome to London – pop up gallery – St James Park – London (2013)

Group Shows

Delphian gallery open call, London (2018)

Temporary Realities – Karen Huber gallery Mexico City (2018)

Frivolous Convulsions – Turf Projects London (2018) Arts Council funding

RCA Secrets – Royal College of Art – London (2017)

Clerkenwell design week – Arebyte studios – London (2017)

Group Show at Proyecto Medellin – Mexico City (2017)

Arebyte Laser group show – Arebyte Laser gallery – London (2017)

An auction and exhibition of British Art – Morton Casa De Subastas – Mexico City (2016)

That I am now and So it Is – Chalton Gallery – London (2016)

UniVulva – Bow Arts project space – London (2016)

Master Drawing Exhibition for The Royal Drawing School – Christies – New York (2016)

Recent Graduate Exhibition – The Affordable Art Fair – London (2015)

An auction and exhibition of British Art – Morton Casa De Subastas – Mexico City (2015)

The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition – The Mall Galleries – London (2015)

CPG Annual Open 2015 – CPG London – London (2015)

Two-Hundred Acres – The Pump House Gallery – London (2015)

Show RCA 2015 – The Royal College of Art – London (2015)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries – Newlyn Art Gallery & Exchange Penzance – Cornwall (2015)

Wip Show Open House – Royal College of Art – London (2015)

RCA Secrets 2015 – Royal College of Art – London (2015)

We Could Not Agree: Q-Park – London (2014)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries – The World Museum Liverpool and ICA London (2014)

The Princes Drawing School Alumni exhibition – Buckingham Palace (2014)

RCA Secrets 2014 – Royal College of Art – London (2014)

The Hidden City – Theatre Delicatessen – London (2014)

WIP Show – Royal College of Art – London (2014)

Sketch 2013 -Touring exhibition (2013)

Postgraduate Diploma end of year show – The Royal Drawing School – London (2012)

Open studies – The Tea Building – London (2012)

Royal Drawing School Drawing Exhibition – Windsor Castle (2012)

Breakfast – Brick Lane – London (2011)

BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree Show – University College Falmouth Campus (2011)

Second Year Interim Show – The Poly Falmouth (2010)

Elastic Bang – Wellington terrace studios – Falmouth (2009)

Awards/scholarships

The Gordon Luton award for fine art (selected from all 2015 graduates of The Slade, Royal Academy Schools and the Royal College of Art) (2015)

The Windsor and Newton prize for drawing (2012)

Full scholarship to study on the drawing year (2011-2012)

Residencies

The Hollows – New York (2018)

Studio residency – Royal Drawing School Central (2015)

Studio Year residency – Royal Drawing School (2013)

Publications

Terromotto magazine (2017)

House and Garden magazine (2016)

British Art Auction 2015 Catalogue by Morton Casa De Subastas (2016)

British Art Auction 2015 Catalogue by Morton Casa De Subastas (2015)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 Catalogue (2014)

Amelia’s Magazine (2011)