Abi Spendlove


Abi Spendlove graduated from Central St Martins in 2008. Since then she has exhibited internationally has achieved commercial success and critical acclaim. Her work has been acquired by and exhibited in several prestigious and highly respected collections such as the Zabludowicz Collection and the Franks-Suss Collection.


2017, UH Galleries & St Albans Museums
2015, Research Residency, Departure Lounge, Luton
2012-2013, AA2A Artist Residency, University of Bedfordshire
2010-2011, Luton Hoo Walled Garden, Bedfordshire

[Solo exhibitions]

May-August 2017, Tributary, Storefront Gallery, Luton

[Group exhibitions]

February 2017, e-Luminate, Cambridge
April-May 2017, MK Calling, Milton Keynes Gallery

February 2016, Shimmer, Framework Gallery, University of Hertfordshire

October 2015, Art Language Location, Cambridge
May 2015, Research Outcomes, Departure Lounge, Luton

December 2014, Roulade, Husk, London
November 2014, Eastern Approaches, St Albans Museum, Hertfordshire
November 2014, Control Room, North Cabin, Bristol
September 2014, The Common, The Freeholder, Luton

April 2013, Parallel Lines, University of Bedfordshire, Luton

August 2012, Outhouse Exhibition, Forfey Festival, Northern Ireland
July 2012, Work In Process at ROTW Festival, Hertfordshire

November 2011, The Re Show, Out of the Dark, High Wycombe.
September 2011, Artists in Residence Exhibition, Luton Hoo Walled Garden, Luton
May - June 2011, Time and Chance Happen to Everything, Departure Arts Centre, London
March 2011, Private Postcard Auction, Notting Hill, London
January-February 2011, Winners Show, St Albans Museum, St Albans

December 2010, Hertfordshire Open Exhibition 2010, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans
November 2010, Art/Value/Currency Part III, The Pigeon Wing, London
September-December 2010, "Art in Process", Hightown Road, Luton
September 2010, Artists in Residence Exhibition, Luton Hoo Walled Garden, Luton
July 2010, Art/Value/Currency Part II, Eastern District, New York
January 2010, Heart Desires, Movida, London

November 2009, Art/Value/Currency, The Pigeon Wing, London
October-November 2009, Submission Freedom Fear, House Gallery, London
September 2009, Drawing Space: performative drawing at Deparcitecture, Departure Arts Centre, London
September 2009, Highlights from the Franks Suss Collection, Hampstead, London
August 2009, Screening of And So It All Comes Together, Forfey Festival, Northern Ireland
July 2009, Aspects of Language and Translation, Mile End Arts Pavillion, London
March 2009, A Cup of Tea Solves Everything, Departure Arts Centre, London

October 2008, Voice Over Water Part II, Red Dot Art Fair, Radisson Edwardian Grafton Hotel, London
September 2008, Siteshow, 31 Warwick Square, London
July-August 2008, Departures, Charlton Art Centre, Dover
June 2008, CSM Fine Art Degree Show, London
May 2008, Voice Over Water, Ada Street Gallery, London
March 2008, Buy//Sell, Christ Church&Uplands Chapel, London

July 2007, Untitled, Outwood House, Leeds
January 2007, Price, AsDa!, London