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Lena Brazin (b.1985, Kosice, Slovakia) currently lives and works in London, UK.


EDUCATION

2017 - 2019 Turps Banana, Turps Art School, studio painting programme, London, UK.
2010 - 2015 mentoring by Jean Sobieski (painter), Nice, FR.
2007 - 2009 mentoring by PhDr. Hegyesyova Ludmila (art teacher), Kosice, SR.
2004 - 2009 Masters degree in Management and Economics, University of Presov, SR.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

UPCOMING

2020 8x6 / Anderson Gallery, London, UK
2020 RA Summer/Winter Show 2020, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

PAST

2020 Ancient Deities / Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2020 We could put on our lipstick / C&C, online exhibition, UK
2020 FBA Futures 2020 / Mall Galleries, London, UK.
2020 Exceptional - Graduate Art Award / Collyer Bristow Gallery, London, UK.
2019 Time flies like the wind, Fruit flies like bananas / Newington Gallery, London, UK
2019 Turps painters 2019 / Turps Gallery, London, UK
2019 We can only have fun on certain days / Warbling collective, London, UK.
2019 Where we once were someone / YNGSPC online exhibition
2018 Bow Open Show / Nunnery gallery, London, UK.
2018 Artist of the day / Flowers gallery, London, UK.
2018 SET 24 / Newington Gallery, London, UK.
2016 Crystallized / Wall mural painting, Santozeum, Santorini, GR.
2016 The shag / The Library Club, London, UK.

COMPETITIONS and AWARDS

2020 "Jackson´s Painting Prize 2020", London, UK. (Shortlisted)
2020 "FBA Futures 2020" Mall Galleries, London, UK. (Shortlisted)
2019 "Exceptional" The Collyer Bristow Graduate Award, London, UK. (Shortlisted)
2019 "We can only have fun on certain days" Warbling collective open call, London, UK. (Shortlisted)
2019 "Where we once were someone" YNGSPC online exhibition, curated by Kate Mothes, international. (Shortlisted)
2018 "Bow Arts Open" - Nunnery gallery, curated by Mark Titchner, London, UK. (Shortlisted)

PRESS and INTERVIEWS

PAST
2020 “Issue 6: Memoir“ Brenda Magazine. (featured) link
2020 “In conversation“ by Alycia Turner for REMI.C.T Studio. (interview) link
2020 “Lena Brazin: Material Mythologies” by Clare McNamara. (interview) link
2020 “She Curates” by Molliee Barnes. (interview) link
2020 “Coronavirus: How artists are depicting the lockdown” written by Ella Wills for BBC news. (featured) link
2019 "Seen/Unseen" by Tom Glover. (interview) link
2019 "Floorr Magazine" by Brooke Hailey Hoffert. (interview) link
2019 "Other dimensions" by Eve Leibe gallery. (interview) link

RESIDENCIES
"Crystallized" 2 weeks residency, wall mural painting, Santozeum, Santorini, Greece, 2016.