EMMA MCNALLY <   >  
Fold note [detail]
graphite on paper with steel pins
75 x 55cm
© Emma McNally 2013


Born in 1969 in Essex, England. Lives and works in London.

University of York: 1991-1993 MA in Political Philosophy
University of York: 1987-1990 BA English Lit/ Philosophy


2012 Atoms Insects Mountains Stars Trinity Contemporary and Young Gallery Salisbury. Including Contemporary Art Society commissioned triptych for the permanent collection: 'Alignments'

2012 Drawings Mummery + Schnelle, London

2008 Fields Charts Soundings T1+2 Gallery, London. [Reviewed in Art Monthly]


2012 Kaliphilia Vegas Gallery, London

2011 Seeing/Knowing
The inaugural exhibition of the new museum, Gund Gallery, for the Kenyon College of Liberal Arts, Ohio, US. Curated by Natalie Marsh intended to focus attention of the work of approximately twenty contemporary artists working with data, information and systems of knowledge across multiple media. Artists also included in the exhibition: Mark Lombardi, Matthew Ritchie, Julie Mehretu, Marius Watz, Jorinde Voigt, C.E.B Reas, Mark Napier and others.

2011 Sound/visual residency Denniston Hill NY. A season of residencies curated by Alec Hanley Bemis in the art centre. [Directors: artists Julie Mehretu, Paul Pfeiffer and architect/academic Lawrence Chua]

2011 State of Flux: Drawing in London [with Layla Curtis, Kate Atkin, James Brooks, Juliet Haysom] Trinity contemporary, New York and London

2009 Biennial The Drawing Room, London

2009 Paper David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen including Ryan Gander, Henry Krokatsis, Philomene Pirecki

2009 Recent British Drawing: Between the Lines Trinity Contemporary [NYC]
including Tracy Emin, Gary Hume, David Musgrave, Louise Hopkings, Layla Curtis

2009 Unfold Nettie Horn, London with Gordon Cheung, Abigail Reynolds, Brihid Lowe, Sarah Woodfine, Tove Storch

2009 Salon Flora Fairbairn Projects, London

2008 In Drawing Purdy Hicks Gallery, London incl Keith Tyson, David Shrigley, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Susan Turcot, Solakov [one of the McNally drawings exhibited in the show was on loan from the Keith Tyson collection]

2007 Zoo Art Fair T1+2 Gallery
2007 Avatar of Sacred Discontent. 9 Hillgate, London
2007 Port Eliot Literary Festival with T1+2 Gallery, London
2006 Year '06 Project Ingalls and Associates, Miami
2006 Cannibal Ferox Paradise Row / T1+2, London
2006 Art Chicago with T1+2, London
2005 Zoo Art Fair with T1+2, London


The Pictet London Contemporay Art Collection, The Young Gallery (Salisbury) permanent collection, The Keith Tyson Collection, The Zabludowicz Collection, The Robert Devereux Collection, The Ken and Helen Rowe Collection, The Chris Gorell Barnes Collection


Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information by Manuel Lima. Work featured in the chapter Complex Beauty [Princeton Architectural Press]
Communications of the ACM accompanying articles including Self-Aware Networks
Hyperdrawing [Forthcoming, Taurus Press June 2012]
Seeing / Knowing [Kenyon] 2011

Work used as sleeve art for 1980-2010 [Nunn Records] Internationally renowned sound artist Francisco Lopez.
Work used as cover art for book Hegel, Deleuze and the Crititque of Representation by Henry Somers-Hall [Suny Press, 2012]

Review in Art Monthly for solo show Fields Charts Soundings




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