Wendy McLean is an artist living and working in London
2009 – 2011 MA Painting | Royal College of Art, London.
2005 – 2008 BA Fine Art Theory and Practice | London Metropolitan University, First Class.
The Painting That Licked Itself | Aidan O’Sullivan | Avis Underwood | Grant Foster | Kate Groobey | Wendy McLean | Gavin Toye | Nick Pankhurst | Simon Foxall | Andi Magenheimer| Gallery 64a, Whitstable, Kent
Paper Cuts | Tripp Gallery, London.
Spoil Heap | Wiltshire Museum Devizes (Field School Residency Project between Departments of Art and Archaeology, University of Reading)
Footfall art | Felix Baudenbacher | Karl Bielik | Neill Clements | Benjamin Deakin | Wendy McLean | Charley Peters | Marion Piper | Leon Pozniakow | Alexandra Roussopoulos | Nina Royle | Lucy Smallbone | Jack Sutherland | Walthamstow Village Window Gallery
Pipe Dream | Peter Abrahams | Amy Albright | Catherina Lewis | Anna Lytridou | Onya McCausland | Wendy McLean | Julian Wakelin | The Lantern Gallery, University of Worcester.
Summer Mix | Jessie Brown | Rose Davey | Carlos David | Dan Davis | Matthew Draper | Stuart Elliot | Louise Evans | James Fisher | Kirsten Glass | Kate Groobey | Lewis Henderson | Sam Herbert | Günther Herbst | Reece Jones | Richard Kiran | Hannah Knox | Rachel Levitas | Wendy McLean | Mali Morris | Andy Parkinson | Katie Pratt | Dan Roach | David Ryan | Kate Shepherd | Marianne Shorten | Damian Taylor | Alaena Turner | Joan Waltemath | Simon Willems | Mela Yerka | Neil Zakiewicz | Turps Gallery, London.
Hoy, Hoy, Hoy | Organised and curated by Aidan O’Sullivan with Chris Coombes | Mathis Gasser | Ezra Gray| Wendy McLean | Aidan O’Sullivan | Nick Pankhurst | Gavin Toye | Avis Underwood | Nadia Visram | Peter Walsh | Demelza Watts | Issy Wood | Film Shop, London
So Many Constellations Curated by Linda Hemmersbach with Nicholas John Jones | Vincent Hawkins | Sharon Swaine | Emma Puntis | Linda Hemmersbach | Hannah Luxton | Wendy McLean | Laura Smith | Mayor’s Parlour Gallery, London
Painting About Painting Curated by David Stone with Hurvin Anderson | Jacopo Dal Bello | Peter Davies | Mark Francis | Bernard Frize | Neil Gall | Alexis Harding | Gary Hume | Callum Innes | Danny Ralph | Alice Browne | Andrea Büttner | Maria Chevska | Dexter Dalwood | Katherine Ellis | Nick Goss | Alex Gough | Mike Graham | Mouez Hamdi | Lewis Hammond | Andrew Hewish | Robert Holyhead | Nicholas John Jones | Ian Kiaer | Wendy McLean | Andrea Medesi-Jones | Matthew Musgrave | Aimée Parrott | Neal Rock | Joel Wyllie | Toby Ziegler | Simmons & Simmons, CityPoint, London
Holiday | Chris Coombs | Rose Gibbs | Wendy McLean | Aidan O’Sullivan | Nicholas Pankhurst | Horse Pussies | Gavin Toye | Avis Underwood | Nadia Visram | Peter Walsh | The Glass Door, Politi Arts Building, London
Painted Horizons | Jonathan Joubert| Iwan Lewis | Wendy McLean | Emily Mould | Matthew Musgrave | Michele Tocca | Freyja Wright |
Maggs Bros, London
Painting Show and Performances | Phillip Allen | Frank Ammerlaan | Lucy Boyle | Benjamin Brett | Vittorio Brodmann | Cristina Cojanu | Charlotte Delvetter | Freya Douglas-Morris | Grant Foster | Simon Foxall | Sabrina Frisch | Mathis Gasser | Nelly Haliti | Dido Hallett | Julia Hayes | Milli Jannides | Vivian Kasel | Frank Kent | Katrin Koskaru | Gabriel Lima | Daniel Lipp | George Little | Simon Mathers | Wendy McLean | Matthew Musgrave | France-Lise McGurn | Ben Newton | Nick Nowicki | Nicholas Pankhurst | Jon Pilkington | Glen Pudvine | Neil Raitt | Emanuel Ross | Max Ruf | Sven Sachsalber | Lukas Schmenger | Joshua Sex | Zoé de Soumagnat | Tobias Teschner | Tyra Tingleff | Sanja Todorovic | Kate Warner | Freyja Wright | Thomas Yeomans | Urban Zellweger | Tim Zercie | Lian Zhang | Winter Projects, Elephant & Castle, London
Mise-en-Scene with Aglaé Bassens, Toni Batey, Gwen Bajon, Katriona Beales, Bree Croon, Julia Hayes, Jade Heritage, Denise Hickey, James Hock, Daniel Kelly, Wendy McLean, Erifili Missiou, Clare Mitten, Amy Pennington, Ashley Rich, Tarragon Smith, Matthew Stock, Alex Williamson, and Felice Zhukov, Curated by Cullinan Richards, Bermondsey Project, London
Other Objects Karl Bielik, Alice Cretney, Vincent Hawkins, Caterina Lewis, Wendy McLean, Gwennan Thomas, David Webb, Curated by Caterina Lewis & Gwennan Thomas, Lion and Lamb, Hoxton, London
Moments Around Us | Laura Bygrave | Kate Groobey | Lucy Homer | Wendy McLean | Iain Sharpe | Michele Tocca | Avis Underwood | The Gallery, Idea Store Whitechapel, London
Bow Arts Open Bermondsey Project, London
I live in my own world, but it’s ok, they know me here Elizabeth House, London
Object Not Found Post Gallery, Clapham, London
Nothing Fixed curated by Shaun McDowell, Marcelle Joseph Projects at The Gallery in Redchurch Street, London
What 4 Gray’s Inn Road, London
RCA Show 2011 Battersea, London
Darkness Visible 15 Howie Street, London
Desire Is A Gold Carrot The Albion, London
Z-Time Era Foundation, Moscow, Russia
Royal College of Art Interim Exhibition London
Z-Time Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
Gilchrist-Fisher Prize Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London
RCA Secret Royal College of Art, London
Unrelated Oxides Fold Gallery, London
London Metropolitan University Summer Exhibition London
Superturist Gallerie Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, Croatia
X London/Zagreb Exchange Project, Collaboration with Tomislav Mostecak, March 2017
Recent Acquisitions Simmons and Simmons, September 2015
Rest (text) Pamphlet for Poetry/reading event, Rest, June 2014
Mise-en-Scene September 2013
Royal College of Art Painting July 2011
Rest Ben Cain, Brad Grievson, Nicholas John Jones, Freyja Wright, Lion and Lamb Gallery, Hoxton, London
Residencies and exchange
Archaeology Field School, Marden Henge, Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire (Programme Organiser)
Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, Croatia
patternsthatconnect.wordpress.com on Rest, Lion and Lamb Gallery, July 2014
patternsthatconnect.wordpress.com on Other Objects, Lion and Lamb Gallery, June 2013
Financial Times on Howard Hodgkin January 2014, featuring Nothing Fixed, from September 2011
https://www.artslant.com/lon/articles/show/9251-language-and-surfaces-fold-gallerys-unrelated-oxides on Unrelated Oxides, Fold Gallery, London, 2009
Grants & Awards
Neville Burston Award, Royal College of Art, 2011
Gilchrist-Fisher Memorial Prize for Landscape Painting, 2011
Ede & Ravenscroft Prize, London Metropolitan University, November, 2008.
Owen Rowley Prize, London Metropolitan University, June 2008.
Jump Start Bursary, funded by the Royal Female School of Art Foundation, London Metropolitan University, November 2007 – June 2008.
Short-listed for the Ellen Clarkson Award, London Metropolitan University, May 2007.
David Roberts Collection
Simmons and Simmons