Olivia Parkes (b. 1989) is a British-American artist and writer based in Berlin. 

Education
2019: Meisterschüler Bildende Kunst, Universität der Künste Berlin
2011: BA (Hons) Studio Art & Art History, Wesleyan University

Awards and Grants
Second Prize in The Exposition Review Flash 405 Contest (July 2016)
BOXO Residency, Joshua Tree (February 2015)
ABQ Bosque Fiction Award, runner-up (August 2014)
Joshua Tree National Park Artist in Residence (March 2014)
Winner of the Art Lab ‘About Face’ Competition (May 2013)
The Boylan Award (April 2011)
The Jamie Hulley Art Stipend, Jamie Hulley Arts Foundation (December 2010)

Solo Exhibitions
February 2017, “The Zone”, 2C, NYC, New York
April-June 2015, “The Old Corral”, Joshua Tree National Park V.C., Joshua Tree, California
January 2014, “Last Respects”, Das Gift, Berlin, Germany
May 2011, “Paintings”, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University

Group Exhibitions
December 2017, “Featherstrokes of a Damozel”, Stadium, Berlin, Germany
June 2017, “Traphouse III”, Torstrasse 111, Berlin, Germany
September 2016, “Berlin Masters”, Arndt Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany
November 2015, “WEISS”, La Chaufferie, Strasbourg, France
June 2015, “Cognitive Dissonance”, Nebular Incubator, San Diego, California
December 2014, Joshua Tree Art Expo, Twentynine Palms, CA
November 2014, “Art Fetch Offline”, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, Germany
October 2014, “KUBOSHOW”, Kunstmesse, Herne, Germany
August 2014, “Collagescapes”, Glama Rama Gallery, San Francisco, CA
December 2013, “How I Came to Spaceland”, Sunset Terrace, Vancouver, Canada
March 2013, “JTAG Artists”, Joshua Tree Art Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA
October 2011, Ruth Borchard Portrait Prize, Kings Place Gallery, London

 

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