2018 - Artist in Residence. OpenField. Sir John Cass school of Art & Architecture. London Metropolitan University.
'Listening to Colour' An essay written for a publication by Isha Bøhling, for' Do re mi fa so la te' Perimeter SpaceGriffin Gallery London.
2017 - Isha Bøhling solo performance 'In the Pines' at the David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen. Denmark
-Exhibitor and speaker on geometric painting at PIY Paintlounge, Sluice Biennale, London. sluice.info
2016 Isha Bøhling was artist in residence at Edition Zero (2016) of Ses Dotze Naus, Ibiza, Spain. She made a new sound work In The Orange Tree whilst in residence.
Whitechapel Gallery, London Open 2015
Distessed Geometry, Kunstraum Baden. Switzerland. 2015
'Prime' Performance. Dilston Grove. 2015
Between Thought and Space, Dilston Grove. 2015
East London Panting Prize, 2014
Isha Bøhling is a British-Danish artist working in painting object and sound, using her voice, songwriting and music realised though sculpture and performance. Her practice is an excavation process, composing with paint, drawing with her voice, sculpting instruments and performs through object. .
She has shown her own work extensively and internationally as well as curating a number of shows in the UK and abroad. She lives and works in London.
Isha Bøhling was selected for London Open 2015, at the Whitechapel Gallery and represented the UK at the Gongju Biennial, South Korea in 2006. Recent exhibitions include Distressed Geometry, Kunstraum Baden, Switzerland and Between Thought and Space, Dilston Grove London both in 2015. She was shortlisted for the East London Painting Prize in 2014. She was a finalist in the John Moores 23 Painting Prize in 2003. Her work was selected by Matthew Collings for the Crash Open 2011 at the Charlie Dutton Gallery. She was a finalist in the Artsway Prize 2005 and the Red Mansions Prize, 2002. She was also short-listed for the Observer Student Prize 2002. She was Artist-in-Residence at the Getty Foundation, Siena Arts Institute, Italy in 2012 Bøhling has exhibited in ‘Transit’ at The Recoleta museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina and ‘Mars Now’ Rua Sympatica, Sau Paulo, Brazil, 2006.
2002 MA Fine Art. Central Saint Martins. UAL. London.
1997 BA Hons Degree. Plymouth University.
Do Re Mi Fa So La Te, Perimeter Space Griffin Gallery. London.
In the Pines, live performance. David Risley Gallery. Copenhagen. Denmark
PIY PaintLounge, Sluice Biennale London
Edition Zero, Ses Dotze Naus, Ibiza, Spain
The London Open 2015, Whitechapel Gallery. Jurors: Angela De La Cruz, Jake Miller., Nicolette Fiorucci. Daniel F Hermann, Ben Luke. Poppy Bowers.
Between Thought and Space, Dilston Grove. London
Distressed Geometry, Kunstraum Baden. Switzerland. Curated by Clare Goodwin. Artists include Vanessa Jackson
Prime performance, Dilston Grove, London
Between Thought and Space, Camberwell College of Art. University of the Arts, London
East London Painting Prize, The Legacy List / Bow Arts Trust, London. Jurors:Maitreyi Masheshwari, Sarah Elson, Michael Goldhill, Matt Price, Varda Caivano
Six Degrees of Separation, Wimbledon Space, University Arts London. Curated by Juan Bolivar.
Isha Bohling & Ian Monroe, Siena Art institute Paul Getty III. Foundation.Siena.Italy
Double Vision, Lion & Lamb London. Curated by Katrina Blanin.
Everything but … Dom Omladine Belgrada, Belgrade. Serbia.
Parallel Universe, Charlie Dutton Gallery. London
Crash Open, 2011, Charlie Dutton. Gallery. London
Closer to Something, Four Corners. London
Twin Twin, Pierogi Gallery. Brooklyn. NY
Zig Zag; Deliberations in construction sequence and colour, Curated by Katrina Blanin. Charlie Dutton gallery. London
Souvenirs, Curated by Fieldgate. Angus-Hughes, London
Valentine, Performance, Posted, London. Curated by Julia Royse.
Please Write, Curated by Julia Royse. Posted. London. Artists included Rachel Whiteread, Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Tracey Emin, Tom Hunter.
Dig Down in Time, Man and Eve Gallery. Curated by Jacqui Macintosh. Artists included Susan Hiller
Mortars at Dawn, Carter presents. London
Small is Beautiful, Flowers. London
Soundproof, Curated by Monica Biagoli. London. Group show including John Wynne.
Mini, Solo pitch. Art Car Boot Fair’ London
Artbelow Zero, Whitechapel gallery. London
Latitude, NYCAMS. New York
Small is Beautiful, Flowers London
Enchanted, Nash Gallery. Regis Center for Art. Minneapolis Art Institute. MN USA
Latitude, Fieldgate Gallery. London.
Gongju International Arts festival, Limlip Museum. Gongju. South Korea
Marte e Aqui -Mars Now, Rua Sympatica, Sao Paulo. Brazil
‘8X8X8’ The Soap Factory. Minneapolis. USA
Small is Beautiful, Flowers .London
Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn. New York.& Miami DesignDistrict.Miami
ArtSway Open 05, Artsway Gallery. New Forest. Hampshire.
Chaim Soutine, Happy Sailor. London
Starf**ckers Overtones. Los Angeles
Careful what you wish for, Soup Projects, Seven Seven. London
Transit. Centro Cultural Recoleta. Buenos Aires. Argentina
Motorcity, Spital Square. London
Sneeze, Arch Gallery. London
Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery. Brooklyn. NY
Reduced, Century. London
Godzilla, Trailer, Hertford Rd. London
Sense & Sensibility: Artists take on art history, Transition. London
Rsvp, 5 Cork St. London. Curated by C Patha and Tom Morton
Blondes Buy More Peroxide, Trailer. 1000,000MPH Gallery, London
The Red Mansion Spero Prize, The Millbank Gallery. London
The Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale. Arizona. USA
Chelsea Meat Market Art Fair, Pierogi Gallery. NY. New York
Hunter Museum, Chattanooga. Tennesse. USA (Best of show award)
Sioux City Art Museum, Iowa. USA
Bemis centre for contemporary Arts. Omaha NE USA
Spacex Gallery, Exeter
HONOURS AND AWARDS
. Artist in Residence, Open Field. Cass Arts. Sir John Cass School of Art nd Architecture. London Metropolitan University.
Artist in Residence, Ses Dotze Naus, Ibiza, Spain
Participant, The London Open 2015, Whitechapel Gallery London
Participant, The East London Painting Prize 2014. The Legacy List, London
Artist In Residence, Siena Art Institute, Paul Getty III Foundation, Siena, Italy
Participant, Crash Open 2011, Charlie Dutton Gallery London. Juror: Matthew Collings
Artist in residence, Four Corners, London
Shortlisted, Celeste Art Prize, London.
Artist representing the UK, Gongju Biennial of South Korea
Shortlist, John Moores Painting Prize
Shortlist and participant, Red Mansion Prize
AHRB MA Fine Art Scholarship
Finalist, National Juried Competition, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, USA. Juror: Howard N. Fox, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, LA County Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
Finalist and 'Best of Show', National Juried Show, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chanttanooga, Tennesee.
Finalist, National Juried Competition, Long Beach Island Center for the Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, New Jersey. Juror: Darsie Alexander, Assistant Curator, MOMA, New York.
Finalist, National Juried Competition, Sioux City Art Museum, Iowa. USA
Artist in Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska. USA
Listening to Colour. An Essay written by Isha Bøhling for a gallery publication: Do Re Mi Fa So La Te to accompany a group exhibition at Perimeter Space Griffin Gallery, London curated by Karen David.
London Open, 2015, Whitechapel Gallery exhibition catalogue. www.whitechapelgallery.org
Between Thought and Space, Dilston Grove, London. Manjinder Sidhu, a-n Arts Magazine, June 14th, 2015.
East London Painting Prize 2014 The Legacy List/Bow Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. May 2014
Between Thought and Space Exhibition catalogue, Camberwell Space, UAL London. Camberwell Press. October 2014.
Six Degrees of Separation Exhibition catalogue. Featured artist and co author. Wimbledon Space. UAL. London. Camberwell Press. Jan 2013.
Double Vision at the Lion and Lamb Gallery, by Adam Walker. July 14th 2012. http://abstractcritical.com/2012/07/double-vision-at-the-lion-and-lamb-gallery
Double Vision. Katrina Blanin. Turps Banana. June 2012
Secret Galleries: Discover the galleries you never knew existed, Posted. Time out, front cover, and pg 16. Feb 24
Lauren Laverne on the slow pleasures of the handwritten letter, Lauren Laverne, pg 150, Grazia Magazine. Feb/14/11. Issue 307
Independent shop guide. Posted
Dig down in time, Man and Eve Gallery. http://www.murmurart.com/dialogue/dig-down-in-time-at-man-eve
Prize Vinyl Edition of 300. Sound Proof ,London.
Art Car Boot Fair. 08 www.artcarbootfair.com
Latitude, NYCAMS. New York. re-title.com/exhibitions
Family Traffic, Cd Compilation. London
Art Car Boot Fair. 07, www.artcarbootfair.com
Studio Secrets, Garageland Magazine. Issue 4. April 07.Transition Gallery
Latitude, Time Out, London. Martin Croomer, No 1902. Jan 31 - Feb 07
Latitude, Shopping for Life, Timesonline.co.uk, Jan 07
Latitude, What's On, viewlondon.co.uk 11/01/07
Latitude, The Charles Saatchi Art Newspaper, London, UK. Jan 07
Latitude, University of the Arts London, Alumni Association Ebulletin, Feb 07
To Do in London, Murketing.com 11/01/07
It's All About the Work, nooxablogspot.com, 14/01/07
Gongju International Arts Festival 2006. Exhibition Catalogue. Limlip Museum Gongju. South Korea
The Works of Others Whitechapel Gallery Library. Exhibition Catalogue. Dec/06.
ArtSway Open 05, Laura Mclean-Ferris, An Magazine, January/06
Exponential Expressions 8x8x8, LON/MSP/NYC, The Rake Magazine. Judy Arginteau, May 7/06
The Soap Factory, Christopher Koza,The Pulse , May 25. 2006
8x8x8 Soap Factory Film interview, Soap Factory art tv Station, Minneapolis, USA
Three Cities, One Exhibition, Alex Starace may 10/06 mnartists.org
8x8x8 LON/MSP/NYC. The Onion. Vol 42, no 23/06
Celest Art Prize 2006, Exhibition Catalogue. Sarah Pearce, Goldsmiths University, Truman Brewery London
Exhibitions: Chaim Soutine, London. The Guardian Guide. CB Nov 27
Skinned For Art, Happy Sailor Tatoo Parlour, NH. Dazed and Confused. Vol 2 issue 20
And Another Thing: Chaim Soutine, The Metro. p31. 03/12/04
Framed Chaim Soutine Amy Liprot. Dazed and Confused. Vol 2 issue 22 p 41
Chaim Soutine, Carolina Doimel. Neo 2. Dec 2004. p14
Second Skin Samantha Conti
Starf**kers, experiencela.com 17/06/04
Sneeze, Exhibition Catalogue. Texts Isha Bøhling, Steven Zwimmer, Tom Morton.
Responding to Art History, The Spectator, Mark Glazebrook, May/03
Sioux City Juried Competition, Omaha World Herald, feb/99
Curator, Angus-Hughes. Exhibition detail tbc.
Co-curator, Parallel Universe. Charlie Dutton Gallery. London.
Curator, Latitude, NYCAMS Gallery. New York. Co-curator Andrea Stanislav.
Curator, Latitude, Fieldgate Gallery. London. Co-curator. Andrea Stanislav
Curator, 8X8X8. MSP/LON/NYC, The Soap Factory. Minneapolis. USA.
Co-curators Andrea Stanislav & Patty Mcmehen.
Curator, Sneeze. Arch Gallery, London. Co-curator. Heidi Stokes.
Accompanying Catalogue by Bøhling with texts by Bøhling/zwimmer/ Tom Morton
Curator, Reduced, Century. London
Assistant Curator, Ford, MA Saint Martin’s Interim Exhibition.Oxford House, Ashley Gardens.
Managing Director I&I. London. Co Curator Shaheen Merali
Private collections include University Arts London. Ernst and Young. London. Insinger de Beaufort, London. 212Box. New York. New York. USA
Guest speaker and visiting lecturer at Siena Art Institute, Italy. UAL London, including Saint Martins, Camberwell College of Art and London College of Communication. Plymouth college of Art and Design and West Kent College, Architectural Association, London and Sir John Cass School of Art and Architecture, London Metropolitan University.