Education
BA Hons Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London

Postgraduate Diploma Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

 

Exhibitions

2022 16.9 Billboard, commissioned public display billboard for Kingsgate Gallery, Feb-Mar 2022

2021 The Commission, group, University Women's Club, London

2021 The Art of Painting, group, Copeland Gallery, London

2019 Freeze-frame Fast-forward, Koppel Project Central, London. Curated by Gina Birch & Nicole Price

2019 Sick Monday at The Horse Hospital, London, curated by Dean Kenning, Liam and Vanessa Scully

2019 If I was a Rich girl, Kunstraum Riehen, Basel, curated by Clare Kenny, including artists:  Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Valie Export & Wolfgang Tilmans

2019 The Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize Exhibition, London
2019 GIFC & Velvet Ropes, House of Vans, London
2019 Total Eclipse of The Heart - Paintings about Women, curated by Dan Coombs, Watson, Farley and Williams, London
2018 Women Can't Paint, curated by Marcus Harvey, Turps Gallery, London

2018 Sick Monday (2) Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland

2018 Sick Monday, Genesis Cinema, London

2017 NOI, artist-curator, PSW, Rum Factory, Bow Arts Trust, London 2017
2015 Exeter Contemporary Open, finalists exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter

2015 The East London Painting Prize, finalists exhibition, Rum Factory, London

2015 Self Serve, Solo show in a disused shop on a housing estate, London NW1, Supported by The London Borough of Camden

2015 Revolutionary Britain; Art, Power & Politics, Harts Lane Studio, London

2016 ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2016, Mall Galleries, London, UK, nominated by Dan Coombs

2014 Josephine Wood at Punk&Sheep, solo show, Punk&Sheep, project space London, curated by Cedar Lewisohn & Patricia Ellis

2012 Natural Language, curated by Natasha Rees,  Vitrine Gallery, London

2012 Dead Darlings, Royal Academy of Art, Ghent, Belgium

2011 All that glitters is not Institution, performance event curated by Julika Gitner & Jon Purnel, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2011 Mass Observation, curated by Dean Braningan, XRay at The Perseverance, London

2011 Press​, RED Gallery, London
2010 Savage Cuts, as Wood+Rees, ​curated by Dean Kenning, Donlon Books, London

2010 Supermarket Art Fair, curated by Natasha Rees & Linda Perrson, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2009 Mouthing Off, curated by Alys Williams, Vitrine Gallery, London

2009 New Age, Y Gallery, Tartu, Estonia
2009 Coma lounge, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
2007  Journey to: The Foul Side of the Sun, Wittenplaats, Amsterdam

2006 The Foul Side of the Sun, Bar-A-Bar, London
2006  HOUSE, non-gallery space Hackeny,, curated by Laura Buckley, Hackney, London

2006 I’ll Show you mine, Postgraduate exhibition, Chelsea Colllege of Art & Design, London
2004 Portrait of the Artist, Kurdish Community Centre, curated by Dean Kenning &  Julika   Gitner,            London

2003 Cardboard Gallery, Drater Collective, purpose built gallery made entirely from cardboard, Quaker Street, London 2002

2002 Sausage Man, Drater Collective, Mischenmode Gallery, curated by Guido Baudach, Berlin

2001 Drater Dreams of a Promised Land, Drater Collective, The Dragon Gallery, London


Awards/Commissions/Residencies

Kingsgate Workshops 16.9 Billboard commission 2022

LCN Space Artist Development Programme, awarded, 2021

Arts Council Fundi 2020

The Arts Foundation Futures Award, nominated 2019

Commissioned by Sick Monday for short film, Arts Council, 2018

The East London Painting Prize, shortlisted, 2015
Exeter Contemporary Open, shortlisted, 2015

CO-Lab'08, artist residency, Global Art Container, Tallinn, Estonia, 2008

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Press/publications

Sight & Sound, ‘Atrocity Exhibition’, by Linday Hallam, Jan 2020

Sick Monday, catalogue, text by Lindsay Hallam 2019

If I was a Rich girl, Kunstraum Riehen, Basel
https://independent-collectors.com/collections/if-i-was-a-rich-girl/

Garageland Reviews, Interview by Alex Michon, June 2019 
http://garagelandmagazine.blogspot.com/2019/06/wising-up-to-marks.html

Women Can't Paint, Wall Street International, featured, exhibition review by Jillian Knipe, May 2018

https://wsimag.com/art/37724-women-cant-paint

Women Can't Paint, Studio International, exhibition review, May 2018

Exeter Express and Echo, featured painting, Oct 21 2015

Wall Street International, featured painting for The East London Painting Prize, 2015

The East London Painting Prize 2015 catalogue, text by Oliver Basciano

Art & Music - The Saatchi Gallery Magazine, featured interview, Autumn Issue 2013

Teaching/Talks

Visiting Lecturer, The Essential School of Painting, London, 2021-present
Artist Talk, University Centre St Helens, Liverpool, 2022

Artist Talk, Reading School of Art, 2021
Artist Talk, Time, Space, Paint: A Conversation, Liverpool Independents Biennial, 2021 organised by Fiona Sterling
Artist Talk, School of Arts, University of Westminster, 2009

Visiting Lecturer, Chelsea College of Art & Design, 2008

Community Projects

Artist Facilitator for Stretch Charity, across UK prisons

Artist Facilitator, MIND Camden, London

Artist Facilitator, The Fruit & Veg Stall, project, Somers Town, London, commissioned by Central Saint Martins, Stretch Charity

Artist Facilitator, Dancing 'Round Canning Town, London, commissioned by Caritas Anchor House, Stretch Charity
Artist Facilitator, The Firm, drugs and alcohol centre, London, funded by The Innovation Fund