Sadie Tierney – curriculum vitae

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MA (RCA) Fine Art Printmaking

BA(Hons) Fine Art, Newcastle University

Selected Exhibitions:

2019 Round Tower Portsmouth (solo), London Original Print Fair, Printfest (Printmaker of the Year), 8 at Yellow Edge Gallery

2018 London Art Fair, London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, Gifted: A Celebration of Recent Acquisitions, University of Chichester

2018 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London Original Print Fair

2017 Art Basel Miami, London Art Fair, Of Night and Light and the Half Light, Rabley Contemporary (solo), From Here to There, Eton College (solo)

2016 Tide&Time, Playdead Gallery (solo), Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London Original Print Fair, RCA Secret London (1995-2016), RCA Secret Dubai (2015-16)

2015 Under the Spotlight (February 13), Mamart (January 15)

2014 The Discerning Eye selected artist (November 13 - 23),RA Summer Exhibition (June 9 - August 14), Creating Balance Aspex Gallery, Beyond Dickens (Dickens Birthplace Museum)

2013 Flowers Gallery Small is Beautiful, Creating Balance London, Shedshow 1, 2, 3 (solo), Shedshow 4

2012 Beyond Dickens

2010 6 x 4 Artspace, London Art Fair (Rabley Contemporary)

2008 Acquire, Aspex Gallery Portsmouth (May 14 - July 13 2008)

2007 Flotilla, Aspex Gallery Portsmouth (solo)(June 27 - July 29 2007) Funfair, Pottinger Gallery (solo)(July 12 - August 29 2007), Rabley Drawing Centre (solo), A Space, 23 High Street, Old Portsmouth (solo), Art for Life, Christies, Cancer Research Campaign (2002,2005-7)

2006 A Beautiful South…, Millais Gallery, Southampton Solent University, Fosterart, London

2005 Acid Drops / Sugar Candy, Transition/ Fosterart, London, Band of Nod, 39, London, Nocturne, Sketch and Drawing Through Print, Rabley Drawing Centre and 77, London

2004 Group Show, 39, London

2003 Angela Flowers Ireland (solo), Exhibit 001, OLS&CO gallery, London, Evans Collection, Rivington Gallery, London, Clifford Chance, London

2002 Flowers East Gallery (Small is Beautiful) (1998-2002), Young Masters, Atlanta Georgia, Plemont Gallery, Jersey (solo)

2000 Flowers East Gallery (Gallery M)(solo), Hammerson, London, The Peterborough Prize 2000 (finalist)

1999 Drawing Schools Gallery, Eton College (solo)

1998 Flowers East Gallery (Flowers Graphics) (solo), Oxford Gallery (solo), British Airways (Concorde Lounge)

1997 Addison Wesley Longmans, Clifford Chance, London, RA Summer Exhibition, Cable & Wireless, Printmakers’ Council

1995 University of Bratislava


National Museum in Gdansk (Poland), Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York (USA), Otter Collection, University of Chichester, Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, The Royal West of England Academy (Bristol), Clifford Chance, Baker & MacKenzie, Eton College, Royal College of Art, The Royal Navy and international private collections.

Film Screenings:

BBC BIG SCREEN FILM FESTIVAL (Saturday 26th January). Shortlisted for Best Arts/Factual/Documentary, 5th London Short Film Festival (4th – 13th January). Documentary programme screening, Roxy Bar & Screen (9th January)

2007 Reading Lines  Aspex Gallery, (31 August), The Bigger Picture curated by Cornerhouse, Exchange Square, Manchester City Centre (19 May - 6 June)

2006 Gravix Award, Switzerland, (22 July), Talent Circle Super Shorts Film Festival, London, Rewind Film Festival, Harbour Lights, Southampton, (9 May), Stolen, The Aquarium Gallery, Euston, (14 April), Halloween Short Film Festival (vx Vauxhall Auteur Theory Award nominee), ICA,, Road Buzz, India Arms,, Portsmouth Film and New Media Festival

Film Projects:

2012 Road Buzz 60 minute documentary supported by Arts Council England

2006 Southsea Sunsets 10 minute looped film for the Millais Gallery

funded by the Millais Gallery and Arts Council England


2006 Arts Council England Grants for Individuals Award

2005 Arts Council England Grants for Individuals Award

1997 Printmakers' Council Award, Alf Dunn Award (RCA)

1996 The Basil Alkazzi Travel Bursary


University of Portsmouth, BA (Hons.) Illustration 2018, School of Art and Design, Swindon College (0.5 lecturer BA(Hons.) Fine Art Drawing, 2003-2007)

University of Brighton (visiting lecturer, 2007)

Rabley Drawing Centre (2006-ongoing)

Glasgow School of Art (head of Illustration, 2001-2002)

Lincoln University (lecturer, Fine Art, 2002)

Kingston University (visiting lecturer, 2002)

Eton College (full time, head of Printmaking, 1997-2001)

Kent Institute of Art (visiting lecturer, 1997)

Falmouth College of Art (visiting lecturer, 1996)

Press and Publications:

250th RA Summer Exhibition Illustrated Catalogue 2018, The Portsmouth News, 2018, The Portsmouth News Owen Feature (21/3/16), The Guardian Guide 29/7/06 (review), 5/8, 19/8, 26/8 (pick of the week), 2/9 (pick of the week), AN Magazine 8/06, twohundredby200 webzine 7/06, Headway summer 2006, The Basil H. Alkazzi Foundation 2005, Homes and Gardens 11/05, The Sunday Times 1/6/97