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Have you ever longed to sit inside a painting?

Beth Rodway’s new works are equal parts detail and dream.
Rodway’s works have consistently focussed on telling stories. The artist
creates sets for the imagination - designed spaces and homes for us to fill.
Her background in architecture from the provides an immensely beautiful perspective. They are structurally sound, yet unexpected and elusive.
The influence of her recent three-month residency in Los Angeles
is clear. Rodway realises pink palm tree-filled skies of LA, replacing the pale
grey skies of London. Indeed, many of these homes depicted can
be found in Los Angeles.

A drastic step from Rodway’s iconic monochrome blue, these works bustle with buttery pastels, pinks and purples. Unmistakably modern interiors
are rendered both fanciful and impeccably designed. Beth Rodway enjoys playing with juxtapositions: the disparity between the architectural and the
human-made is referenced with the untamed nature inside and out. The supple, curved lines contrasted with the modernist lines of the architecture.
Giant panes of glass are framed with bold, climbing plants, and wild trees penetrate the skies. Paintings here are remembered and

Text by Mollie Barnes



Solo Presentations


Let Me Show You What I Mean, Wilder Gallery 


Open Studios ESMoA


Artist Focus Wilder Gallery 


Line and form define volume, Artisan Space 

Group Shows 


Get a load of this! Daniel Raphael Gallery X She curates, London
Art East Summer Show, Norwich
Pneuma, Purslane Art, Online


Royal Drawing School Summer Exhibition, London 
Curated for Covid Charity Exhibition, Online
Works on Paper, The Frestonian Gallery, London


The Christmas Show, London
Saturnalia, Columbia Road, London
We Aren't A Gallery, London
Exceptional Collyer Bristow Award, London
Bee Urban, London
Summer Salon, Vaan Der Plas Gallery, New York 
Divergent Motion, Delphian Gallery
Summer Exhibition, Laura Lopes, 
Best of the Drawing Year, Christies, London
The Drawing Year End of Year,
Royal Drawing School, London

Open Studios Exhibition, London
Royal Academy Summer Show, London
Nottingham Contemporary Refugee Week, Nottingham 


Soho House / Posh Cloth London / Oh Comely / GoCardless / Karakusevic Carson Architects / The Habibi Project / The Architecture Review


Drawing Post Graduate Scholarship,
Royal Drawing School 

Architecture BA, University of Brighton
(First Class Hons) 


Collyer Bristow Award Shortlist
The ACS Drawing Prize 


Soho Works, Soho House, London 
The Royal Collection, HRH Prince of Wales, London
Michael Moritz Private Collection, Italy 


ESMoA Los Angeles 2022
Pignano Royal Drawing School 2019


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