TANYA WOOD    W –www.tanyawood.co.uk E –tanya@tanyawood.co.uk


Tanya is a Hampshire based artist exploring the nature of being through meticulous pencil drawing. Tanya concluded study at the University of Chichester in September 2014 with a Distinction for her MA Fine Art studies following a First Class BA (Hons) Degree. Her work has been selected for the John Ruskin Prize, Perfectionism at the Griffin Gallery, the Jerwood Drawing Prize, the National Open Art Competition and the Watercolour and Works on Paper Fair. Tanya has a studio at ArtSpace, Portsmouth and is represented by Moncrieff Bray Gallery in Petworth.



Sept 2014, University of Chichester, MA Fine Art- Distinction

May 2012, University of Chichester, BA (Hons) Fine Art – First



2016       The 3rd John Ruskin Prize, The New Art Gallery Walsall and The Electricians Shop, London

2015      ‘Platform Drawn’ solo exhibition, Art Space, Portsmouth

Summer Exhibition, Moncrieff Bray Gallery, Petworth, West Sussex

20/21 International Art Fair, Moncrieff Bray Gallery at Royal College of Art

2014      Cowdray Bike Sheds’, Cowdray Park

Tooveys Christmas Fundraising’, Pallant House Gallery and Tooveys Auction Rooms

‘Matters Arising’, ArtOne, Chichester

‘Perfectionism- A Method of Practice’, The Griffin Gallery, London

‘Imminent’, Otter Gallery, Chichester

The Lost Hour’, Art Space, Portsmouth

2013      ‘Insight’, Art Space, Portsmouth (artist and curator)

‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’, Art Space, Portsmouth

Summer Exhibition, Moncrieff-Bray Gallery, Petworth, West Sussex

20/21 International Art Fair, Moncrieff-Bray Gallery at Royal College of Art

Watercolour and works on Paper Fair 2013, selected to represent the

National Open Art Competition, The Science Museum, London

2012      National Open Art Competition 2012 shortlisted, The Minerva Theatre, Chichester & The Prince’s Foundation Gallery, London

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012 shortlisted

Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition and UK tour (2012 – 13), JVA at Jerwood Space,London & Jerwood Gallery, Hastings & mac Birmingham & The Gallery, The Arts University College at Bournemouth, Poole

2012 Fine Art Degree Show, ArtOne, University of Chichester, College Lane, Chichester

Grow Your Own, The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, Hampshire

The Mix, Chichester High School for Girls, Chichester, West Sussex

2011      Across, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, College Lane, Chichester

2010      Coordinates, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, College Lane, Chichester


2015 ‘Platform Drawn’ Presentation, Art Space, Portsmouth

2015 Panelist for Performing Place 3 Symposium, University of Chichester- paper entitled ‘Platform/Edge: Exploring the conscious experience of between places’

2013, Artists Talk, Pallant House, Chichester



2015 – present Associate Lecturer(part time) Fine Art, University of Chichester

2014-2015 ‘INSIGHT’ Liaison and Development Officer (University of Chichester & Pallant House Gallery, Chichester – collaborative project) GraduateOn Internship

2012-2015, Research Assistant to Dr Shirley Chubb for Wellcome Trust funded art and health collaborative project between the Universities of Chichester and Brighton ‘Significant Walks’