Emma Hart British, b. 1974


Emma Hart (b. 1974, United Kingdom) works and lives in London. She is the recipient of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women (2016), as well as Visual Arts Award from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation (2015). She studied Fine Art at Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, graduating with an MA (2004), and received a PhD degree in Fine Art at Kingston University (2013). She participated in group exhibitions at Somerset House (London, 2021); Kuenstlerhaus Dortmund (Dortmund, 2019); Kunsthaus Hamburg (Hamburg, 2018); Government Art Collection (GAC, London, 2018, 2019); Arts Council Touring Exhibition (Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 2018); and The Living Art Museum (Reykjavik, 2016). Major solo exhibitions include Banger (The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 2018); Mamma Mia! (Whitechapel Gallery, London, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, 2017); Love Life: Act 1 (with Jonathan Baldock, Peer Gallery, London, 2016); Giving It All That (Folkestone Triennial, Kent, 2014); Dirty Looks (Camden Arts Centre, London, 2013). Hart will be creating a permanent artwork for the primary public entrance of the new UCL East Pool Street West building, on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.