NARBI PRICE

Untitled Painting (Colliery).J, 2019, acrylic on board  50x70 cm

Education

​Born in 1979 Hartlepool, lives and works in Gateshead and Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

PhD, Newcastle University with Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives 2015 - 2018

MFA, Newcastle University 2008 – 2010

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Northumbria University 1999 – 2002

He is the Journal Culture Awards Visual Artist of the Year 2018, and the winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017. He was featured in Phaidon's Vitamin P3 -ù New Perspectives in Painting and was a prizewinner in the John Moores Painting Prize 2012.

He has recently completed an AHRC funded PhD at Newcastle University in partnership with Woodhorn Museum.

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Narbi Price Galleria SIX Milano 2011

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Narbi Price on his Ashington inspired exhibition

Selected solo exhibitions

2020

'The Ashington Paintings | Redux', XL Gallery, Newcastle University 

2019

'All I Start Will End', Herrick Gallery, London

2018
‘The Ashington Paintings’, Woodhorn Museum, Ashington
2017
This Must Be the Place’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2016
‘Codeword’, PAPER, Manchester
2014
‘Narbi Price’, Galleria SIX, Milan, Italy
2013
Shan’t Quit’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2011
‘Narbi Price (site specific work)’, Galleria SIX, Milan, Italy

Selected group exhibitions

 

2020

'Relazioni Scomposte', Galleria SIX, Milan, Italy

'Picture Palace', Transition Gallery, London

'Beyond Other Horizons: Contemporary Paintings Made in Britain & Romania', Palace of Culture, Iași, Romania

2019

'neo:artprize', Bolton Museum & Art Gallery, Bolton

‘Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2019’, Royal Academy of Arts, London

'Made in Britain: 82 Painters of the 21st Century', Muzeum Narodowe w Gdańsk, Poland 

2018

'New Painting', The Crypt, St Marylebone Parish Church, London
‘St Nowhere’, Lewisham Arthouse, London
‘Paint North’, Ladybeck Project Space, Leeds
2017
‘Testcard P’, The Crypt, St Marylebone Parish Church, London
Vicennial’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017’, Royal Academy of Arts, London
‘The Contemporary British Painting Prize: Group Show 2017’, The Stables Gallery, London
‘Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare part IV’, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, London
‘Connections’, B&D Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne
2016
‘PAPER #33: The Cat Show’, PAPER, Manchester
Second Glances’, Michaela Helfrich Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2015
‘PAPER #25: Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare (part I)’, PAPER, Manchester
NORTH’, Newcastle Pavilion, Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, Warrington
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘The Haworth Prize’, Mall Galleries, London
‘Beyond the Goldmine Standard’, RPM, Newcastle upon Tyne (catalogue)
2014
‘(detail)’, H-Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, touring to Transition Gallery, London, and Usher Gallery, Lincoln
‘Towards A New Socio-Painting’, Transition Gallery, London
‘HYDRA’, Unit 53, The Market Place, Bolton
‘another landscape’, dot to dot active arts, The Shed, Whistle Art Stop, Haltwhistle

Between fact and fiction, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013
‘Small is Beautiful XXXI’, Flowers, London
‘PAPER #10: End of the Line’, Paper Gallery, Manchester
‘Painting, Past, Present: A Painter’s Craft’, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
2012
‘Paper #3’, Paper Gallery, Manchester
‘John Moores Painting Prize’, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (catalogue)
‘neo:artprize’, neo:gallery22, Bolton
‘6 X 4’, Motorcade/FlashParade, Bristol
‘Omnia Mea Mecum Porto: Works on Paper’, the Kotti-Shop, Berlin, Germany
‘Arte Fiera’, with Marc Bijl (Galleria SIX), Bologna, Italy
2011
‘Hole Editions: Ink on Paper’, Durham Art Gallery & DLI Museum, Durham
‘Nothing, Like Something, Happens Anywhere – New Work by Narbi Price and Neil Cammock’, Moving Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘9’, ACA Dovetail, Newcastle upon Tyne
2010
‘John Moores Painting Prize’, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (catalogue)
‘Laugh? I Nearly Bought One’, Richard Ling Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2009
‘PRINT’, Mushroom Works, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Summer 2009’, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Quattro Part 2’, Lamplight Arts Centre, Stanley
‘The MAs’, Atkinson Gallery, Street
2008
‘Quattro’, Moot Hall Gallery, Hexham
2005
‘Group Show’, Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
2003
‘Basement’, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Northern Graduates’, Curwen & New Academy Gallery, London
2002
‘Fresh Art’, Business Design Centre, London

Awards

 

2019

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

GreatArt Award, neoartprize

2018

Visual Artist of the Year, Journal Culture Awards

2017
Winner, The Contemporary British Painting Prize

2015

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award, Newcastle University & Woodhorn Museum
2012
Prize winner, John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2011
Working Award, Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts
2010
Bartlett Travel Scholarship, Newcastle University
2008
AHRC Research Bursary, Newcastle University
2002
Graduate Fellowship in Painting, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Travel Award, British Airways

Bibliography

 

2018

'Narbi Price - The Ashington Paintings' catalogue, featuring 'Striking Scenes' essay by Matthew Collings. 

'Award-winning artist Narbi Price has followed in the footsteps of the Pitmen Painters', feature by David Whetstone, Chronicle Live, Newcastle upon Tyne, 25 May 

'Unseen Pitmen Painters' art goes on display in Ashington', BBC website, May 26

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