Eleanor May Watson

Eleanor May Watson is a visual artist working primarily in paint and print. Creating images of home in which to contemplate memory, longing, desire and belonging. Eleanor completed her masters in Fine Art at City and Guilds of London Art School in 2019 where she was awarded the Slaughterhaus Print Prize and the ACS Studio Prize. Prior to this Eleanor has exhibited widely nationally and internationally, in New York, Miami and Amsterdam. Eleanor was the winner of the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award in 2017, culminating in a solo exhibition at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Previously, Eleanor was awarded a place on The Drawing Year at the Royal Drawing in 2016. In addition, since graduating from Wimbledon College of Art in 2012 Eleanor was shortlisted for Futuremap Prize (2012), the Young Masters Art Prize (2014), and the Jerwood Fellowship (2015). Eleanor recently won the Eames Fine Art Award at the Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair (2021).