Onya McCausland

Biography

Onya McCausland (b.  Cornwall, 1971)  studied Fine Art at Falmouth School of Art graduating with a BA in 1994 and completed an MFA at the Slade School of Fine Art in 1999.  She went on to achieve her practice-led PhD in 2017 from the Slade School of Fine Art. 

 

Selected exhibitions include: Working on it,  Helsinki Contemporary, Finland (2020); Five Colours / Five Landscapes, University College London Cloisters, London (2018); The Edge of Printing, The Keepers House, Royal Academy of Arts (2016); Turning Landscape into Colour, Camden Arts Centre, London (2014); John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Gallery, Liverpool (2012); Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, where she was shortlisted for the Wollaston Prize for Most Outstanding Work (2011).

 

Residencies include: English Red Earth, Gloucester Cathedral (2008);  Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London (2011); Drawing Spaces Fabrica Braco de Prata, Lisbon, Portugal (2009).

 

Onya McCausland (born, Zennor, Cornwall 1971)  studied Fine Art at Falmouth School of Art graduating with a BA in 1994 and completed an MFA at the Slade School of Fine Art in 1999.  She went on to achieve her practice-led PhD in 2017 from the Slade School of Fine Art. Selected exhibitions include: 'Working on it' Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland (2020), 'Europe After The Rain', Newlyn Gallery Cornwall (2019), 'Aerial Landscapes’, Flat Time House (2019) 'Five Colours / Five Landscapes' University College London Cloisters Gower Street, London (2018), ‘The Edge of Printing’, The Keepers House, Royal Academy (2016), ‘Turning Landscape into Colour’, Camden Arts Centre, London (2014), ‘John Moores Painting Prize’, Walker Gallery, Liverpool (2012), ‘Summer Exhibition’, Royal Academy, London (shortlisted for the Wollaston Prize for most outstanding work) (2011), 'White Earth' Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (2011). 

 
Residencies include: 'English Red' Earth Gloucester Cathedral Artist-in-Residence 2008, Research Residency, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London (2011), Drawing Spaces Fabrica Braco de Prata, Lisbon, Portugal (2009).
 
McCausland teaches at Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. She lives and works in London.
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