Current & Forthcoming Exhibitions

John Moores Painting Prize

The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 12 February-27th June, 2021

John Lennon is Not Dead

The Stash Gallery, Prescot St, London E1 – October 2020

Received Wisdom

Arts Council Collection Exhibition, Sunderland Museum, 2020

Birdcatcher – painting by Georgia Hayes


Solo Exhibitions

Jam Rock

21 Oct-19 Nov 2016

Paul Stolper Gallery
31 Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LH

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  • 2016:    ‘Jam Rock’ Paul Stolper Gallery, London
  • 2014:    ‘Spellbound’ Sardac, Lectoure, France
  • 2013:    ‘Sing Out Loud’, Transition, London
  • 2008:    HQ Gallery, Lewes, E Sussex
  • 2006:    Galeria National, Costa Rica
  • 2003:    Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, USA
  • 2003:    Café Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London
  • 2002:    S. Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists’ Gallery, USA; Aberdeen Art Gallery (café)
  • 1999:    Maidstone Library Gallery
  • 1998:    Sevenoaks Library Gallery
  • 1997:    Harriet Green Gallery, London
  • 1995:    Riviera Gallery, Hastings
  • 1988:    Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2020: John Moores painting prize open, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
  • 2020: “John Lennon is not Dead”, Stash Gallery, London
  • 2020: “Received Wisdom”, Arts Council Exhibition, Sunderland Museum
  • 2019: “Too Cute! Sweet is About to get Sinister”, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
  • 2019: Open Mostyn 21, 12 Vaughn St, Llandudno, LL30 1AB
  • 2019: “Not the Dead Spit” – Sophie Barber and Georgia Hayes, Niagra Falls Projects, Brighton
  • 2018: Two Person Show – A Stone in the Mountain, Transition 2 Gallery, London (find out more)
  • 2017: “Figure it Out” at Tannery Projects, London, Friday 29th Sept – 20th Oct, 2017 (private view: afternoon, Sat 30th) looking at preparatory work that goes into making artwork
  • 2017: “Between Things” Otter Gallery, Chichester University, 19 Oct – 3rd Dec, 2017
  • Touring Exhibition: 2015-17
  • ‘One Day Something Happens’ curated by Jennifer Higgie from the Arts Council Collection: Leeds Art Gallery; Nottingham Castle 2015;  Highlanes Gallery, Eire 2015-16; The Atkinson, Southport 2016; The Towner Gallery, Eastbourne Oct 2016-2017.
  • 2016:    Discerning Eye, London
  • 2015:    ‘Aioli’ Outpost, Norwich
  • 2014:    Three Person Show, Paul Stolper Gallery, London; Threadneedle Prize (curated space by invitation)
  • 2013:    Royal Academy, London; Sardac ‘Work on Paper’, Lectoure, France
  • 2012:    Discerning Eye, London
  • 2011:    ‘Wild Thing’, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales; ‘Face To Face’ Galerie d’Ys’ Brussels
  • 2010:    ‘Text-o-&-figura’, (travelling International drawing show); RA Summer exhibtion, London
  • 2009:    ‘Bad Animals’, Transition, London; Turner Contemporary Open, Margate
  • 2008:    John Moores 25, Liverpool; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2007:    3 person, HQ Lewes, E Sussex; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2006:    2 person HQ, Lewes, E Sussex; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2005:    RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2004:    Monoprints, National Gallery of Costa Rica; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2003:    25 years SFMOMA Artists, USA; SanJose ICA, Art Auction, USA; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2002:    ‘3×2’, The Nunnery, London; International Drawing, National Gallery of Costa Rica; ‘As It Seems’, Drawing, Cheltenham Art Gallery/Museum; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2001:    Art First, London; Vital Arts, Royal London Hospital; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 2000:    RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 1999:     Xtreme Art, Hitchin; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 1998:    ‘Means and Ends’, Open Drawing, Brighton; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 1997:    Cheltenham Open Drawing (touring)
  • 1996:    ‘Journeys/Memories’, Brighton Museum; CheltenhamOpenDrawing; Inspirit, Maidstone Museum; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 1995:     ‘Inspirit’, Maidstone
  • 1994:    ‘SpaceFrameOpen’, Gillingham; FlowersEast, London; Harlech 94 International; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 1993:     John Moores 18, Liverpool; Oriel Mostyn Open, Llandudno
  • 1992:     East/South Open Norwich
  • 1991:    ‘David Bomberg and After’, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne
  • 1990:     Oxford County Museum; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 1987:     Scottish drawing competition, Glasgow; RA Summer Exhibition, London
  • 1985:     Folkestone Metropole Open
  • 1984:    Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells (Drawings, 2 person)

Public Collections

The Arts Council Collection; National Gallery Costa Rica; Contemporary Art Museum, Costa Rica;  New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge


British Council Travel Award (2006);

Shortlisted for the Charles Wollaston Prize (2006, 2003 & 2000);

British Council Award (2003);

Arts Council Major Personal Development Award (2003);

South East Arts Personal Development Award (2002)

Selected Publications and Reviews

Martin Herbert essay “Caution Horses” – Jam Rock (2016); Cathy Lomax essay “To Paint is to Be” – Sing Out Loud (2013); Barry Schwabsky essay, “Georgia Hayes’s Art” — Sing Out Loud (2013); “Drawing and Painting People (A Fresh Approach)”, Emily Ball (2009); “Fun with Animals” – essay by Martin Maloney (2008); ‘Open Season’, Barry Schwabsky, Art in America (2/10/03); ‘Deceptively Simple’, Jack Fischer, The Mercury News, USA (29/9/03); ‘Essential Art Events’, Hannah Shuckburgh, ArtReview (6/03); ‘A Right Carrion’, Laura Gascoigne Interview, What’s On in London (4/6/03); ‘What Is Any Thing?’, Pynto Publication, essay by Rebecca de Saintonge (2003); ‘What Is Any Thing?’, Café Gallery Projects, essay by Monroe Hodder (2003); Royal Academy Illustrated (98,00,01,02,03); Georgia Hayes Paintings 1999-2001, essay by Sacha Craddock, SFMoMA Artists’ Gallery(2002); Howard Jacobson, Channel 4 TV ‘Not the Turner Prize’ (29/11/00); The Times (25/5/00); ‘Best of the lot? Two Mangled Mallards’, Adrian Searle, The Guardian (23/5/00); The Guardian Guide ‘See This’ (18/12/99); ‘Chancing an Arm’, Maidstone Library Gallery, essay by Caroline Collier (1997); ‘Georgia Hayes’, Harriet Green Gallery (1997); The Art Directions Book (1997);

See also: About Georgia Hayes