Selma Parlour, b.1976, London, lives and works in London.
Selected exhibitions include; Activities for the Abyss (solo), Pi Artworks London, UK (2019); Upright
Animal (solo), curated by Sacha Craddock, Pi Artworks London, UK (2018); Parlour Games (solo),
Marcelle Joseph Projects, House of St Barnabas, London, UK (2016); Paradoxes of the Flattened-out
Cavity (solo), Dio Horia, Mykonos, Greece (2015); 100 Painters of Tomorrow, One Art Space, New
York, USA (2014); Selma Parlour (solo), MOT International Projects, London, UK (2012); Selma Parlour
and Yelena Popova, Horton Gallery, NY, USA (2012); and Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Sheffield
& ICA, London, UK (2011).
In 2014, Parlour was selected for Thames and Hudson's international competition and publication
100 Painters of Tomorrow. Parlour was granted the Mark Rothko Memorial Trust Award, Daugavpils,
Latvia (2018). She was the recipient of the Sunny Dupree Family Award for a Woman Artist at the
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (2017) and was a Prizewinner at the John
Moores Painting Prize, Walker Gallery, Liverpool, UK (2016).
Selected collections including her works; Creative Cities Collections, Beijing, China; and the Saatchi
Gallery, London, UK.