Claude Temin-Vergez was born in France and attended Chelsea College of Art and Design, Central St Martins and for her postgraduate studied at the royal Academy Schools, London. In 2005 she was awarded an Abbey Fellowship in Painting at the British School at Rome. Since completing her MA she has exhibited widely both in solo and Group exhibitions, in the UK and internationally in the USA and in Europe. Recent solo Exhibitions include: Madison Galery London 2009 and Ecole Superieure des Beaux Arts de Valence, France 2010. Group Exhibitions include: UK (2011), France (2009), Rome, U.S.A. (2008, 2007 & 2006), Spain (2006) and Italy (2005); other recent exhibitions include: La Peinture est Presque Abstraite Curated by Olivier Gourvil at DRAC of Bourges France (2009), The expanded Painting Show at Art Basel Miami, US (2007) - Touring show curated by Paco Baragan and Nina Arias, Ebb and Flow a touring show, which included Raid Project Los Angeles, Abstract Mode at Contemporary Art project, London (2006) and Painting London Curated by Daniel Sturgis part of the Venice Biennale's program (2005).
Her work has been the subject of reviews by Barry Schwabsky, Sherman Sam, David Ryan and Mick Finch Among Others. Prizes include together with the Abbey Fellowship, The Castellon Painting Prize in Spain, and a Stanley Picker Fellowship in Painting at Kingston University. She is a Painting Lecturer at Camberwell College of Art (University of The Arts London). She lives and Work in London.
Born in Paris, France
Royal Academy Schools, Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Fine Art, Painting
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
‘Claude Temin-Vergez’, solo show, Ecole Regionale de Valence, France.
‘New Paintings’, solo show, Madison Gallery, London
‘Claude Temin-Vergez’, Marksman Gallery, Reading, UK
‘C. Temin-Vergez’, Space Other Gallery, Boston USA
‘Stanley Picker Fellows- Claude Temin-Vergez’, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston-upon Thames, UK.
‘Thousand Fold’, Solo show, Houldsworth Gallery, London.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
'Cork Lined Rooms' Project Curated by Karen David, London
'A5', Competition Lubomirov-Easton Gallery, Art Athina, Athene, Greece
‘First come, first served’ Group Exhibition curated by Peter Jones, Lion & Lamb gallery, London
'Barbican Artist trust OPen', Group Show Curated by Reece Jones.
'Hello & Goodbye', Group exhibition curated by Emi Avora, Cremer St. Studios, London.
'Phantoms', Curatorial project with Julian Brown, Angus Hughes Gallery, London
'Minimal-Excess', Curatorial project with Miho Sato, Open Ealing Galery, London.
‘Painter’s Mate’, Curated by Lee Maetzer, Angus Hughues gallery, London
‘Graceland’, curated by Juan Bolivar, Paul Simon space, London
|2010||‘Claude Temin-Vergez’, solo show, Ecole Regionale de Valence, France.|
‘Instants, Glissements’ , Drawing exhibition La box Gallery, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts de Bourges, France.
‘La peinture est Presque Abstraite’ touring exhibition, Camberwell Space, london
‘mini-meta’, touring group exhibition, Beardsmore gallery, London
‘Claude Temin-Vergez’, Solo Show, Madison Gallery, London
‘meta-’, touring Group Exhibition curated by David Ryan, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge
‘La peinture est Presque abstraite, Touring Group Show Curated by Geoffroy Gross& Olivier Gourvil, Le Transpallette, France, Supported by DRAC centre and UAL.
‘The Expanded Painting Show’, curated by Paco Baragan & Nina Arias, Space Other, Boston USA.
‘Seven Hundred and twenty eight days later’, Marksman gallery, Reading, UK
‘The Expanded Painting Show’, curated by Paco Baragan & Nina Arias, Art Basel Miami, USA, Touring to Boston, USA 2008 and Circa, Puerto Rico Art Fair, Space Other Gallery, San Juan
‘London Assembly’ Academy Royale des Beaux Arts, Brussels
‘Salon Connexions’, Contemporary Art Project London
‘Ebb & Flow’, Touring show, supported by British Council and University of the Arts, Raid Project, L.A, USA.
‘Machine Room’, residency, Crate Project, Margate, UK
‘Abstract mode’, Contemporary Art Project, Curated by D. Sturgis, R. Kirwan & C. Vergez, London
‘Between eyes and Finger tips’, curated by Mindy Lee, Blyth Gallery London
‘Assemblage’, Space Other Gallery, Boston USA.
‘Ex-Roma’, APT gallery, London
‘Stanley Picker Collection’, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston, London
‘Riparte’ Group Show, Next Door Galleria, Rome & Naples
‘Spazi Aperti’ Romanian Academy, Rome.
‘The British School at Rome, Awards show.
‘Painting London’, Venice Biennale, supported by British Council, Curated by Daniel Sturgis, Venice Italy.
‘Ebb & Flow’, Three Colt Lane Gallery, London
‘Inauguration Gallery’, Wimbledon School of Art, London
‘Worn out Monkeys’, Group show, Studios Powell road London
‘Stanley Picker Fellows’, Stanley Picker Gallery 2002-03
‘Thousand Fold’, Solo show, Houldsworth Gallery, London 2002
‘Art Futures’, Contemporary Art Society, London 2002
‘Paint’, Inside Space at Selfridges, group show 2001
‘Procession’, Blue Gallery, London, group show 2001
‘Rising to the surface’, Curated by Roy Exley Gallery Westland Place, London, 2001
AWARDS & PRIZES
Elephant family comission, The Big Egg Hunt, Covent Gardens, 2012, London.
Castellon painting Prize 3rd edition 2006-07, Spain
‘Peinture presque abstraite’, Art Pulse Miami Magazine, USA, issue n3, March- May 2010
‘la peinture est presque abstraite’, catalogue of the exhibition, essay by L. Encreve & D. Ryan, Editions Analogues, 2009, Supported by DRAC Centre, UAL, Drac - Emmetrop - Camberwell - Analogues -Ensa Bourges - Erba Valence
Meta-, Catalogue, Essay by David Ryan, 2009, supported by University of East Anglia.
www.ClaudeTeminVergez.co.uk, Website of the artist, recent work, project, press, links and contacts.
‘La pintura expandida’; Iberial Universal, december2007
Wynwood, Art Magazine (Miami New York U.S international), The Expanded painting Show Essay by Paco Baragan, 2007
Art US, L.A., Review ‘Ebb&Flow’ at Raid Project by J. Owen-Briggs 2007
‘Castellon International Painting Prize’ 3rd Edition, Catalogue, 2006
Ebb and Flow’, Catalogue and essay by David Ryan, 2006
‘Machine Room’, a Blue print for painting, exhibition Catalogue
British School at Rome, Catalogue of Awardees 2005
‘Modern Painter, Review of Abstract Mode, summer 2006
Contemporary January 2004, ‘The night shift’, by M. Finch;
Art Forum summer 2002, Review of Solo show by B. Schwabsky
Art Review ‘Class of 2001’, June 2001, review by S. Sam;
Times August 2001
Art Review 2001
Independent June 2000
Time out May 1999
|Stanley Picker Collection; University of the Arts, London; Galleria Next Door, Rome; Space Other Gallery, Boston; Debenhams; Abbey National insurance; Pearl Assurance plc; 18 red Lion court; Ofima patrimoine; SFH Cocoa Ltd; Private Collectors.|
LECTURING & TEACHING
University of The Arts, London: Camberwell College of Art, 0.4 Painting Lecturer (current position)
Wimbledon College of Art. (2002-2006)
Winchester School of Art 2002, Kingston University 2001-02, KIAD (Kent Institute of Art and Design) 2001.