Current & Forthcoming Exhibitions

Too Cute! Sweet is About to get Sinister

Major group exhibition curated from the Arts Council Collection by Rachel Maclean.
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery from 26th January 2018 – 12th May 2019

Open Mostyn 21

13th July – 27th October
12 Vaughn St, Llandudno, LL30 1AB

“Not the Dead Spit” – Sophie Barber and Georgia Hayes

Niagra Falls Projects
25th May- 3rd June, 2019
Unit 9, Lincoln Cottages, Brighton, BN2 9UJ


Solo Exhibitions

Jam Rock

21 Oct-19 Nov 2016

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

Catalogue for sale £10 at Paul Stolper Gallery: Download PDF ->

  • 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

  • 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