Born 1990 in London, UK
Lives and works in London, UK
Francesca Dolor was born in 1990 in London, where they continue to live and work. They graduated with a BFA from Chelsea College of Art in 2012 and an MA in painting from the Royal College of Art. They have exhibited extensively across the U.K., as well as in group shows in Canada and Mexico. In 2020 they presented a solo show ‘Daisies’ at imlabor in Tokyo, Japan, as well as publishing a zine and calendar 'Wild, Wild Wenches', which was supported by Arts Council England. Dolor received the Jerwood Painting Fellowship in 2015, which allowed them to have touring shows in the UK between 2016-17. Dolor produces paintings, sculpture and drawings of text/image panoramas. Their work is concerned with areas of extremity to form a type of psychic self-surgery. Their paintings and drawings are formed of self-automated internal subject matter, which explore internal landscapes and architectures, ideas of subversion, as well as the subconscious.