Roxana Halls

"The most seemingly innocuous actions can be subversive, just as acts of transgression may be foregrounded by the prosaic.” 

Roxana Halls has held several solo exhibitions including at The National Theatre, Beaux Arts Bath Gallery and Hayhill Gallery, Mayfair. Her work has been exhibited in numerous group shows including the BP Portrait Award, The RA Summer Exhibition and the Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition. Roxana has been the recipient of several awards, including the Villiers David Prize, The Discerning Eye Founder's Purchase Prize, The Derwent Special Prize and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award. She has written articles for and has been featured in many leading art magazines and in conversation for BBC Radio 4's Only Artists. Her commissions include Alan Grieve CBE, Chairman of the Jerwood Foundation, Debbie Bliss MBE, John Simopoulos, Emeritus Professor and for BBC Arts. She has created works commissioned by and for Arts Council England funded exhibitions. She has contributed to symposia in the UK and has been called upon to judge art competitions. Her work is held in numerous private and public collections in the UK and internationally including The Discerning Eye Collection, St. Catherine's College Oxford, the late London Evening Standard Art Critic Brian Sewell, Katherine Parkinson, Bel Mooney, Julie Burchill, Debbie Bliss MBE & Luke Jennings, author of the Killing Eve novels. Halls is course leader of the FD Contemporary Portraiture at Art Academy London.