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Helen McCullagh

James Lloyd

James Lloyd graduated in the 90s with an MA from the Slade School of Fine Art, 
following a BA in Fine Art from Coventry and a Diploma from Blackpool College 
of Art and Design. He teaches at the Royal Drawing School and has won numerous awards 
including the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award, Paul Smith Scholarship, 
Windsor & Newton Young Artists’ Award, Carrol Foundation Young Artist of the Year Award, 
First Prize in the BP Portrait Award, and the Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture. 
Lloyd has undertaken commissions for many private and public clients and institutions 
including Newcastle University, the Bank of England, Queen’s College, Lords Cricket 
Ground, the House of Lords, the Royal Collection and the National Portrait Gallery. 

1994–96          Higher Diploma, Slade School of Fine Art
1989–92          BA Fine Art, Coventry University
1987–89          Pre BA Diploma, Blackpool College of Art and


Design Teaching
2004–              Drawing a Head, Royal Drawing School
2010                Painting the Clothed Figure, Art Academy
2006                Painting the Figure, Art Academy

Awards and Scholarships
2008                Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture
2003                The Discerning Eye, ING First Prize
2000                Hunting Art Prize, Regional Prize
1999                Carrol Foundation, Young Artist of the Year Award
1997                BP Portrait Award, First Prize Winner
1997                Winsor & Newton Young Artists’
Award, Second Prize Winner

1994–96          Paul Smith Scholarship
1994, 1996,

1999                Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

Group shows
2013                Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Mall Galleries, London
2012–2013      The Studio: Workshop and Myth From Spitzweg to Picasso, from Giacometti to Nauman Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart
2012                The Studio, Galerie Huebner, Frankfurt
2012                Eros und Thanatos, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig
2012                Things Standing Still, Abbey Museum Liesborn, Warendorf
2011                The Figure Browse & Darby, London
2010                London Landscape Painters, Menier Gallery, London
2009                Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London
2009                People Pictures, Abbey Museum Liesborn, Warendorf
2008                Portraits Galerie Huebner, Frankfurt
2008                Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London
2006                Things Standing Still, Browse and Darby, London
2006                The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
2006                Mirror Image, Artonomy, Truro
2006                Object and Still Life, Artonomy, Truro
2005                Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London
2004                Direct Painting, Kunsthalle, Mannheim
2004                Eight Painters: Being Present, Jerwood Space, London
2004                Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London
2003                The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
2003                NEAC Annual Show, Mall Galleries, London
2003                Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
2002                Signs of Life: Portraits from London Beadlestone Gallery, New York
2001                The Discerning Eye Selector for 2001 and exhibitor, Mall Galleries, London
2000                Art Aid Vinopolis Gallery, London
2000                Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London
1999                X-sight Show, Coventry University, Coventry
1999                Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London
1999                Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London
1998                Paul Smith portrait (BP Portrait Award commission), National Portrait Gallery, London
1998                Self Portraits Fifty Faces of Contemporary Art, Six Chapel Row Gallery, Bath
1997                BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
1997                Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, Annual Exhibition, City Art Galleries, Manchester
1997                Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London
1997                Royal Society of Oil Painters, Mall Galleries, London
1996                Royal Society of Portrait Painters Mall Galleries, London
1996                Slade School of Fine Art, MA Painting Degree Show, Woburn Square Studios, London

Solo Shows
2017, 2015,

2012, 2010,

2007,2005       James Lloyd, Galerie Huebner, Frankfurt
2015, 2012,

2009                James Lloyd, Browse and Darby, London
2007                James Lloyd, Recent Paintings, Artonomy, Truro
2003                James Lloyd, Mantelpiece, Hiscox Art Projects, London
2002                James Lloyd, Nudes, The Market, London
2002                James Lloyd, Recent Paintings, Six Chapel Row Gallery, Bath
2001                James Lloyd, Recent Paintings, 4 Bedale Street Gallery, London


Selected Commissions
2016                Dame Maggie Smith, The Garrick Club
2016                David Lodge CBE, Birmingham University
2016                HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, Cavalry & Guards Club
2016                Vanessa Cameron, Royal College of Psychiatrists
2015                Sir Ronald Harwood, CBE, FRSL, The Garrick Club
2014                Neil McGregor, OM, Royal Collection
2014                Deborah Knight, Haberdashers
2013                Sir Nick Scheele, University of Warwick
2013                Dame Maggie Smith, National Portrait Gallery
2013                Sir Christopher Tugendhat, University of Bath
2012                Sir David Rowland, Lloyd’s of London
2011                HM The Queen, Queen’s College, Cambridge
2011                Sir Tim Lankester, Corpus Christi College, Oxford University
2010                Sir John Black, The Royal College of Surgeons, London
2010                Sir Ian Gilmore, Royal College of Physicians, London
2009                Baroness Heyhoe Flint, Lords Cricket Ground
2009                Lord Patten of Barnes, Newcastle University
2008                Rachel Lomax, Deputy Governor, Bank of England
2008                Dame Hilary Spurling, Royal Literary Fund
2008                Professor Drummond Bone, Liverpool University
2007                Lord Eatwell, Queens College
2007                Nasser Hussain, Lords Cricket Ground
2007                Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke, House of Commons
2005                Mark Elder CBE, Hallé Symphony Orchestra
2005                Lord David Owen, Liverpool University
2004                Lord Irvine of Lairg, The House of Lords
2002                Lord Chancellor, Honourable Society of the Inner, Temple
1999                Lord David Simon, National Portrait Gallery
1998                Sir Paul Smith, National Portrait Gallery


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