NEWS

2017  Isha Bøhling  performance 'In the Pines' at the David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen. Denmark

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. 

RECENT

  • Whitechapel Gallery, London Open 2015
  • Distessed Geometry, Kunstraum Baden. Switzerland. 2015
  • Between Thought and Space, Dilston Grove. 2015
  • East London Panting Prize, 2014

BIO

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.

 


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EDUCATION

2002      MA Fine Art. Central Saint Martins. UAL. London. 

1997       BA Hons Degree. Plymouth University.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017  In the Pines, live performance. David Risley Gallery. Copenhagen. Denmark

2016

  • Edition Zero, Ses Dotze Naus, Ibiza, Spain

2015

  • 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
  • Prime performance, Dilston Grove, London

2014

  • 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

2013

  • Six Degrees of Separation, Wimbledon Space, University Arts London

2012

  • Isha Bohling & Ian Monroe, Siena Art institute Paul Getty III. Foundation.Siena.Italy
  • Double Vision, Lion & Lamb London
  • Everything but … Dom Omladine Belgrada, Belgrade. Serbia.
  • Parallel Universe, Charlie Dutton Gallery. London

2011

  • 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.

2010

  • Small is Beautiful, Flowers. London
  • Please Write, Curated by Julia Royse. Posted.  London. Group show including: Rachel Whiteread, Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Tracey Emin, Tom Hunter,
  •  Mortars at Dawn, Carter presents. London

2009

  • Soundproof, Curated by Monica Biagoli. London

2008

  • Mini, Solo pitch. Art Car Boot Fair’ London
  • Artbelow Zero, Whitechapel gallery. London
  • Latitude, NYCAMS. New York

2007

  • Small is Beautiful, Flowers London
  • Enchanted, Nash Gallery. Regis Center for Art. Minneapolis Art Institute. MN USA
  • Latitude, Fieldgate Gallery. London.

2006

  • 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

2005

  • Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn. New York.& Miami DesignDistrict.Miami
  • ArtSway Open 05, Artsway Gallery. New Forest. Hampshire.

2004

  • 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

2003

  • 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

2002  

  • The Red Mansion Spero Prize, The Millbank Gallery. London

2001

  • The Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale. Arizona. USA

2000

  • Chelsea Meat Market Art Fair, Pierogi Gallery. NY. New York
  • Hunter Museum, Chattanooga. Tennesse. USA (Best of show award)

1999

  • Sioux City Art Museum, Iowa. USA

1998  

  • Bemis centre for contemporary Arts. Omaha NE USA

1997  

  • Spacex Gallery, Exeter

 

HONOURS AND AWARDS

2016

  • Artist in Residence, Ses Dotze Naus, Ibiza, Spain

2015

  • Participant, The London Open 2015, Whitechapel Gallery London

2014

  • Participant, The East London Painting Prize 2014. The Legacy List, London

2012  

  • Artist In Residence, Siena Art Institute, Paul Getty III Foundation, Siena, Italy

2011  

  • Participant, Crash Open 2011, Charlie Dutton Gallery London. Juror: Matthew Collings
  • Artist in residence, Four Corners, London

2006

  • Shortlisted, Celeste Art Prize, London. 
  • Artist representing the UK, Gongju Biennial of South Korea

 2003

  • Shortlist, John Moores Painting Prize

 2001

  • Shortlist and participant, Red Mansion Prize
  • AHRB MA Fine Art Scholarship 

 2000

  • 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.

 1999

  • 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.  

 1998

  • Finalist, National Juried Competition, Sioux City Art Museum, Iowa. USA
  • Artist in Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska. USA

 

PUBLICATIONS

 2015

  • London Open, 2015, Whitechapel Gallery exhibition catalogue. www.whitechapelgallery.org
  • Between Thought and SpaceDilston Grove, London. Manjinder Sidhu, a-n Arts Magazine, June 14th, 2015. 

2014    

  • 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.

2013

  • Six Degrees of Separation Exhibition catalogue. Featured artist and co author. Wimbledon Space. UAL. London. Camberwell Press. Jan 2013.

2012

  • 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

2011

  • 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

2010

  • Independent shop guide. Posted
  • Dig down in time, Man and Eve Gallery.  http://www.murmurart.com/dialogue/dig-down-in-time-at-man-eve                  

2009

  • Prize Vinyl Edition of 300. Sound Proof ,London.

2008

  • Art Car Boot Fair. 08  www.artcarbootfair.com
  • Latitude, NYCAMS. New York. re-title.com/exhibitions

2007

  • 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

2006

  • 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

2004

  • 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.

2003

  • Responding to Art History, The Spectator, Mark Glazebrook, May/03    

1999

  • Sioux City Juried Competition, Omaha World Herald, feb/99

                 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS 

 2017                 

  • Curator, Angus-Hughes. Exhibition detail tbc.

2012                 

  • Co-curator, Parallel Universe. Charlie Dutton Gallery. London.

2008               

  • Curator, Latitude, NYCAMS Gallery. New York. Co-curator Andrea Stanislav.

2007               

  • Curator, Latitude, Fieldgate Gallery. London. Co-curator. Andrea Stanislav

2006               

  • Curator, 8X8X8. MSP/LON/NYC, The Soap Factory. Minneapolis. USA. 
  • Co-curators Andrea Stanislav & Patty Mcmehen.

2004                

  • Curator, Sneeze. Arch Gallery, London. Co-curator. Heidi Stokes. 
  • Accompanying Catalogue by Bøhling with texts by Bøhling/zwimmer/ Tom Morton

2003                

  • Curator, Reduced,  Century. London

2002                 

  • Assistant Curator, Ford, MA Saint Martin’s Interim Exhibition.Oxford House, Ashley Gardens.
  • Managing Director I&I. London. Co Curator Shaheen Merali

 

COLLECTIONS

Private collections include University Arts London. Ernst and Young. London. Insinger de Beaufort, London. 212Box. New York. New York. USA

PROFESSIONAL

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.