ABOUT MIRIAM

  • Born in Barcelona in 1967, moved to the UK in 1979.
  • 1990 Graduated (BA Hons) in 3D Design at Brighton School of Art
  • Exhibited widely in London and Europe, including many solo exhibitions.
  • Selected for the BP Portrait Award exhibition several times and regularly selected for The Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibitions.
  • Awarded the Burke’s Peerage Foundation Prize for Classically Inspired Portraiture 2015
  • Winner of the BP Portrait Award 2018

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO: 

  • 2013 / 14 Miriam Escofet & Jose Escofet, John Davies Gallery, Moreton-in-Marsh
  • 2010 / 11 Jose Escofet & Miriam Escofet, Forte dei Marmi, Italy
  • 2009 Albemarle Gallery, London
  • 2007 Galerie Michelle Boulet, Paris.
  • 2005 Galerie Michelle Boulet, Paris
  • 2001 Albemarle Gallery, London
  • 1998 Albemarle Gallery, London
  • 1997 Rafael Valls Gallery, London
  • 1996 Christopher Wood Gallery, Mallett of Bond Street, London

 

SELECTED GROUP: 

  • 2020 Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition, Mall galleries, London
  • 2020 ‘Confined’ MEAM Museum, Barcelona
  • 2019 Contemporary Spanish Realism, Hoki Museum, Japan (MEAM Barcelona)
  • 2019 Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition, Mall galleries, London
  • 2019 ‘The Albemarle Relaunch’ Pontone Gallery, Lodon
  • 2018 BP Portrait Award exhibition 2018 at The National Portrait Gallery, London
  • 2018 MEAM Museum, Women Artists of Today, Barcelona
  • 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition, Mall galleries, London
  • 2017, 2015 MEAM Museum, Figurativas, Barcelona
  • 2013 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • 2012, 2010, 2009, 2007 BP Portrait Award exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery
  • 2006 10th Anniversary Show, Albemarle Gallery, London
  • 2005 ‘Maitres Conteporaines de l’Imaginaire’ , Galerie Michelle Boulet, Paris.
  • 2000 ‘Millenium Exhibition’ at the Albemarle Gallery, London
  • 1999 ‘du Reel a l’Imaginaire’, Galerie Michelle Boulet, Paris.
  • 1999 ‘Annual Still – Life and Trompe l’Oeil Show’, Albemarle Gallery, London
  • 1996 trompe l’oeil paintings, Rafael Valls Gallery, London
  • 1994 Saanen Gallery, Gstaad, Switzerland
  • 1990 Mallett of Bond Street, London

AWARDS

  • Shortlisted for Nat West Art Prize 1987
  • Hunting Art Prize 1998 /winner 2000/2003
  • Discerning Eye Competition 1998/99/2001/Founders Prize 2014
  • Laing Art Prize 1999


  • R A Summer show 2001/2003/2006
  • BP Portrait Award 2000/2001/commended2002
  • Threadneedle Art Prize 2010
  • Lynne Stainer’s Art Prize 2013
  • Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2016/19
  • Wells Art Contemporary 2018
  • Royal Society of Portrait Painting 2020