Catherine Parsonage
(b. 1989, Birkenhead)


2011-13      MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London
2009-11      BA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022          Anecdotes & Attitude, Michael Pennie Gallery, Bath Spa University
2019          Art O Rama, Bosse & Baum, Marseille
2019          Notes in Green, Clima, Milan    
2017/8       Convivium, Bosse and Baum, London
2017          Present Future, Artissima, House of Egorn, Turin
2016          Granpalazzo, Bosse and Baum, Zagarolo
2016          Art Rotterdam, House of Egorn, Rotterdam
2015          a wrist that turns, House of Egorn, Berlin

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022        Overspill, Terrace Gallery, London
2022        Triangle, Freelands Foundation, London
2021        Manta Ray, Materia, Rome
2021        Body Snatchers, Like a Little Disaster, Bari
2020        Un’introduzione, viaraffineria, Catania
2019        Hypamaremma, Chpt 2. Ansedonia
2019        Mi Art, Clima, Emergent Section, curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini
2018        Searching for myself through remote skins, Renata Fabbri, Milan
2018        Psst a play on gossip, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
2018        sign just under the skin House of Egorn, Berlin
2018        As I took her arm …     Yellowspace, Varese
2017        Full for it, Catherine Parsonage & Tomaso de Luca, Garbo’s, Rome
2017        Paris is Burning, Garbo’s, Rome
2017        June Mostra, British School at Rome, Rome
2017        Le Nouveau Voyeurisme, Hotel Contemporary, Milan
2016        December Mostra, British School at Rome, Rome
2016        Doppleganger, Lewisham Art House, London
2015        Rhythm, Movement, Caesura: Lychee One, London
2015        Bloomberg New Contemporaries, World Museum. Liverpool
2015        Manchester Contemporary: Rogue Project Space, Granada Studios,
2014        Alex Mackin Dolin, Catherine Parsonage, Amalia Ulman, Cabinet, Milan
2013        I DID DID I, ASC Gallery, London
2013        21st Century & Design RCA - 2013, Christies, London
2013        Honeymoon, The Triangle Space, Chelsea School of Art & Design, Lon
2013        RCA Secret, Henry Moore Gallery, London
2012        BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, WV, Glasgow

Selected Awards and Residencies

2021         Freelands Painting Fellow, Bath Spa University
2018/9      Studio Program Fellow, Castro Projects, Rome
2016/7      Sainsbury Scholarship at British School at Rome
2015         Artist in Residence, Villa Lena, Pisa
2013/4      Basil Alkazzi Studio Grant, London
2012         Artist in Residence,Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
2011-13    The Ali H. Alkazzi Scholarship Award, Royal College of Art, London

Visiting Lectureships / Artist Talks

2022 - Present  Artist Talk & Mentor, Turps Banana Painting Programme
2021                 Artist Talk The Holburne Museum
2021                 Artist Talk & Visiting Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University
2021                 Artist Talk & Visiting Lecturer, Brighton School of Art
2018 – 2020     Guest Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, International Honors Program, Rome
2018 – 2020     Guest Critic, Cornell University, Rome
2013                 Visiting Lecturer, Kingston University
2011 - 2019     Visiting Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University

Professional Appointments

2021 - Present  Associate Lecturer in Fine Art, Contemporary Art Practice, Bath Spa University
2018-20            Adjunct Lecturer in Art History, John Cabot University, Rome
2018-20            Adjunct Lecturer in English, American University Rome
                         Thesis advisor: Interdisciplinary Studies (Fine Art)