Jacqueline Utley


2006-08 MA Drawing, Camberwell College of Art

1986-89 BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting, Chelsea School of Art


Recent Selected Exhibitions



 Something Borrowed, Group show, Arthouse1,London

 Intimate, Group show, Isherwood Gallery, Old Court building, Wigan

She Spills Breath Spells, two person show with Clare Price, Studio 1.1, London

The Drawing Show, curated by Carolina Ambida, Workers Cafe, London

Real Lives Painted Pictures, curated by Barbara Howey, The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk



Foule Parlament , No4 Gallery, Malvern

Real Lives Painted Pictures, curated by Barbara Howey, Crypt Marylebone, London

This Year’s model, Studio 1.1, London



2015 Nancy’s Rooms (Solo) Marylebone Crypt, London (part of contemporary British painting programme)

Contemporary British Watercolours, curated by Simon Carter, Maidstone Museum

Brian Chalkely, Jacqueline Utley, Charles Williams , Curated by Keran James and Michael Keenan, Studio1.1, London

Bohemia, curated by Jim Hobbs, Bohemia Club, St Leonards on Sea



Obscure Secure, The Wolsey Gallery, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

AH NOSTALGIA.... with Tim Greaves curated by Giuseppe Pinto, Galleria Omphalos and LALD space, BR, Italy

Eulogy, Curated by LUME Projects & Zara Worth, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne



Suppose An Eyes touring exhibition/project with Lady Lucy and Flora Whiteley, alpha nova galerie Futura, Berlin, Transition Gallery, London and Vane, Newcastle.

This Me of Mine, Guest artist, curated by Jane Boyer, Ipswich Art School Gallery

Summer Saloon painting show, Lion and Lamb, London toured to Miami part of Art Britannia

Atomic, Transition gallery offsite exhibition



Blank Promiscuity, with Gill Addison, Julia Bardsley, Wayne Lucas, Kira O’Reilly, Simon Vincenzi, text by Helena Goldwater part of Deptford X 2012

'A smile spreading, like a secret...', Harts Lane Studio, London



GHost club, B& B Project space Folkestone Fringe Triennial, Kent

Creekside Open selected by Phyllida Barlow, APT Gallery, London

Creekside Open selected by Dexter Dalwood, APT Gallery, London



Stardust Boogie Woogie, Version 4, Monika Bobinska, London.

Chutney Preserves. The Animal Fair, curated by Sarah Sparkes, Camberwell Green, London

 Prognostic Bridewell, APT Gallery, APT Bursary Exhibition, curated by Wayne Lucas, London

Obsession/repetitive gesture, curated by Anne Duffau, The Old Police Station, London



Fringemk Painting Prize 2009, exhibition finalist (Selectors Michael Stanley Phoebe Unwin, Sally Annette) Milton Keynes.

Creekside Open, Selected by Mark Wallinger, APT Gallery, London

Plagiarise, Bussey Building, Peckham, London



Painting show with Roxy Walsh, Suse Wiegand, Sarah Christian, Curated and text by Peter Todd, The Surgery, London.

Little Things, The Parlour project space, London

Mind the Gap, Decima Space, London


Selected Projects

2014 Obscure Secure- project in collaboration with Claudia Bose and Hayley Field exploring Ipswich Borough council collection of paintings -focused on twentieth century women artists


2013 Suppose An Eyes, Co-organised touring exhibition, events and symposium in collaboration with Lady Lucy and Flora Whiteley  http://supposeaneyes.tumblr.com/archive

2003-14 Co- founded and co-organised the Nunhead Open Art Exhibition   http://thesurgery.turnpiece.net/      

2006-07 Co-organised The Surgery projects 1-6 (culminating in the publication ‘Project’)

2002-08 Co- founded The Surgery- artist led project space, Nunhead, London


Selected Talks

2016 Artists Panel discussion / talk, REAL LIVES- PAINTED PICTURES, led by Eliza Gluckman

2014 Does Process Matter, Panel discussion, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

2013 Suppose An Eyes in conversation at Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne, talk facilitated by Susie Green

2013 Co facilitated / curated with Lady Lucy Suppose a salon/symposium, Banqueting Hall Chelsea College of Art and Design



2017 Arts Council England grant for the Red Studio Enquiry, Research and Development  

2015 a-n review bursary- Obscure Secure

2014 Arts Council England grant for Obscure Secure

2013 Arts Council England grant for Suppose An Eyes


Selected Publications/ Catalogues/ reviews

She Spills Breath Spells, text by Cairo Clarke http://clareprice.com/article.html

2017 Contributed to publication Gargeland Urban Ghosts

2017 Real lives painted Pictures - 

2015 Obscure Secure project publication, text by Frances Spalding and Stephanie Moran 

2013 Corridor 8 review by Racheal McDermott http://corridor8.co.uk/article/review-suppose-an-eyes-lady-lucy-jacqueline-utley-flora-whiteley-vane-newcastle/

2103 Suppse An Eyes Review by Alex Michon- Suppose A Salon/Symposium http://garagelandmagazine.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/suppose-salon.html

2013 Gargeland issue XV: Collaboration

2013 Suppose An Eyes publication in collaboration with Annette Knol

2012 Alpine Phantoms, ISBN 978-0-9571644-1-3 p.53

2009-10 Fringemk, catalogue 2009 and 2010

2013 Suppose An Eyes, publication in collaboration with Annette Knol http://www.transitiongallery.co.uk/htmlpages/shop/books/Supposeaneyes.htm

2012 Alpine Phantoms, ISBN 978-0-9571644-1-3 p.53

2009 /10 Fringemk, catalogue 2009 and 2010