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b. London, UK

Lives, works London UK



2006 Postgraduate Diploma Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts, London UK
1998 BA Hons Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK

1995 BTEC Foundation Art & Design, Kingsway College, London UK

Solo Exhibitions

2022 My Bloody Finger, 16.9 Billboard, commissioned by Kingsgate Gallery, London UK

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

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


Selected Group Exhibitions

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

2021 The Art of Painting, Copeland Gallery, London UK

2019 Freeze-frame Fast-forward, Koppel Project Central, London, UK

2019 Sick Monday, The Horse Hospital, London, UK

2019 If I was a Rich girl, Kunstraum Riehen, curated by Clare Kenny with Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Valie Export , Basel, Switzerland
2019 Total Eclipse of The Heart - Paintings about Women, curated by Dan Coombs, Watson, Farley and Williams, London UK
2018 Women Can't Paint, curated by Marcus Harvey, Turps Gallery, London UK

2018 Sick Monday, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland UK

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

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

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

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

2012 Natural Language, Vitrine Gallery, London UK

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

2011 All that glitters is not Institution, as Wood+Rees collective, Whitechapel Gallery, London UK

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

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

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

2009 New Age, Y Gallery, Tartu, Estonia

2009 Coma Lounge, as Wood+Rees collective, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

2008 Subb Urbe of Sound, artist-curator, live performance, Elevator Gallery, London UK, Funded by The Elephant Trust

2007 Journey to the Foul Side of the Sun, live performance, Wittenplaats, Amsterdam

2003 Tales of Folly, as Drater collective, public gallery space made from cardboard, London UK

2002 Sausage Man, as Drater collective, Mischenmode Gallery, curated by Guido Baudach, Berlin, Germany

2001 Drater Dreams of a Promised Land, as Drater collective, The Dragon Gallery, London UK


2022 Kingsgate Workshops 16.9 Billboard commission

2021 LCN Space Artist Development Programme, awarded

2019 The Arts Foundation Futures Award, nominated by Marcus Harvey

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

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


2020 Arts Council Funding

2018 Commissioned by Sick Monday for short film, Arts Council

2008 The Elephant Trust award


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

2019 Sick Monday catalogue, Lindsay Hallam

2019 Garageland Reviews, interview, Alex Michon

2019 Women Can't Paint, Wall Street International, Jillian Knipe

2015 Exeter Express and Echo, featured painting

2015 Exeter Contemporary Open, catalouge

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

2015 The East London Painting Prize catalogue, Oliver Basciano

2013 Art & Music - The Saatchi Gallery Magazine, interview


2022 A Brush with Power - Painting & Politics, course writer & lecturer, The Essential School of Painting, London UK
2022 Artist Talk, University Centre St Helens, Liverpool, UK

2021 Artist Talk, Reading School of Art, Reading UK
2021 Artist Talk, Time, Space, Paint: A Conversation, Liverpool Independents Biennial, UK

2018 Woman Can't Paint, panel discussion, Turps Gallery, London UK
2009 Artist Talk, School of Arts, University of Westminster, London UK

2007-08 Visiting Lecturer, Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts, London UK

Community Projects

2015 - 2022 Artist Facilitator, Stretch Charity, across UK prisons

2019 The Mary Ward Centre, outreach programme, London UK

2022 Artist Facilitator, MIND Camden, London UK

2019 Artist Facilitator, The Fruit & Veg Stall project, Somers Town, London, UK. Commissioned by Central Saint Martins for Stretch Charity

2018 Artist Facilitator, Dancing 'Round Canning Town, commissioned by Caritas Anchor House, Stretch Charity, London UK


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