Archive of Author | Juliette Losq

Juliette Losq (b. 1978 London, UK) studied Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Art (2004- 2007) and the Royal Academy Schools (2007-2010), as well as studying English and History of Art at Newnham College, Cambridge (1997-2000) and History of Art at the Courtauld Institute, London (2000-2001). Losq won the Jerwood Drawing Prize in 2005, was shortlisted for the Catlin Prize in 2011, and was one of the five shortlisted artists for the John Moores Prize in 2014, receiving the Visitor’s Choice Award.

Solo shows include: Terra Infirma, Waterhouse and Dodd, London; Nemora, The Fine Art Society Contemproary, London, 2014; Dans la poussière de cette planète, Galerie Arcturus, Paris, 2013; Lucaria, Theodore Art, New York, 2012; Life of Wood c/o BTAP, Seoul, 2009.

Selected group shows include: The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, 2018; The Roots that Clutch, The Garden Museum, 2018; Collaborators 5: The Hand of the Artist, Roaming Room, 2018; Ghosts, The Fine Art Society Contemporary, 2015; The Tragedy of Landscape, Griffin Gallery, London, 2015; What Marcel Duchamp Taught Me, The Fine Art Society Contemporary, 2014; John Moores Painting Prize, Liverpool, 2014; Viewing Room with All Visual Arts in The Crypt, and Christie’s Multiplied with Luborimov Easton (2013); Another Room, R O O M London and AVA The Collection, All Visual Arts (2012); The Catlin Art Prize (2011); Juliette Losq / Darren Norman / Eric Poitevin, Theodore Art, New York and 40 Artists 80 Drawings, The Drawing Gallery (2010); Drawing Breath: surveying 10 years of the Jerwood Drawing Prize (2006).

Articles with Juliette Losq

Between the urban world and the wilderness

Juliette Losq is an artist known for photo-realistic pieces which seem like a portal to another world. Her oil paintings and drawings, which include the intricate and intimate as well as large-scale works and installations, incorporate imagery from a range of diverse interests, which she fuses with her own photographs taken during explorations of overgrown and forgotten places, The result are drawings, composed of fragments from all these realities, that transport the viewer to the border between the urban world and the wilderness.