Mali Morris RA
Mali Morris was born in North Wales and studied Fine Art at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (BA) and the University of Reading (MFA).
Her first major solo exhibitions were at the Serpentine Summer Show 3, London, 1977, and the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 1979. She has shown extensively since then in over thirty-five solo shows, and many group exhibitions.
She takes part annually in Open Studios at APT, London, and Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions, London.
Her work is in private and public collections worldwide, including the Arts Council England, British Council, Contemporary Arts Society, Government Art Collection, Pallant House, Royal Collection, and the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. In May 2007 she was a prizewinner at Creekside Open X 2, and was awarded the Sunny Dupree Prize at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2008. She was Chair of the selection panel for Jerwood Contemporary Painters in 2009, and a Selector/Mentor for Jerwood Painting Fellowships, 2012-13. In 2014 she was a selector for John Moores Painting Prize China, in Shanghai. She was appointed as a Trustee of Poetry London in 2013.