"Emma Talbot makes radiant drawings… on an epic scale; and combines word and image to express the lyricism and the pain of subjectivity," Iwona Blazwick, Artforum
Emma Talbot lives and works in London. She studied at the Birmingham Institute of Art & Design and the Royal College of Art. Her work has previously been exhibited at DCA Dundee; CIRCA Piccadilly Circus Screen, Eastside Projects, Birmingham; Arcadia Missa, New York; KM21/GEM Kunstmuseum, The Hague; Turner Contemporary, Margate; Drawing Room, London; ArtNight, London ; Galerie Onrust, Amsterdam; Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf; Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen and Tate St. Ives, Cornwall. She has forthcoming solo exhibitions at Kunsthaus Centre d'Art Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland and Kunsthalle Giessen, Germany. She currently holds the post of Tutor in Painting at the Royal College of Art. In March 2020 she was awarded the 8th Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery London and Collezione Maramotti Italy, and through this award is working towards solo exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery and Collezione Maramotti in 2022.