Project Description

Liesel Thomas

Liesel Thomas



About Liesel Thomas

Liesel Thomas graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL in 2004. Following a residency with Takt Gallery in Berlin, she has exhibited internationally within group shows in Edinburgh, London and Berlin, and now lives and works in London. Thomas exhibited in the BP Portrait Award 2018, she is a member of the Contemporary British Portrait Painters and has works displayed in the Groucho Club permanent collection in London.


Slade School of Fine Art, UCL – BA (Hons) Degree 2000-2004

Forthcoming exhibitions: 

John Lennon is not Dead

The Stash Gallery, October 2020

80 artists are making an artwork which will be exhibited at The Stash Gallery at Voot-O-Reenee’s Club, The Crypt, 30 Prescot Street, London E.1 8BB. Artists include: Magda Archer, Eddie Argos, Gordon Beswick, Mel Brimfield, Kirsty Buchanan, Louise Camras, Bula Chakravarty Agbo, Billy Childish, Emma Coleman, Jerry Dammers, Chalkie Davies, Ben Dickson, Sarah Doyle, Tinsel Edwards, Kevin Eldon, Jono Ganz, Mikey Georgeson, Peter Harris, Kyle Hawkins, Georgia Hayes, Sadie Hennessey, Alice Herrick, Russell Herron, Nicola Hicks, Marguerite Horner, Tony Husband, Kim James-Willaims, Fabienne Jacquet, Chantal Joffe, Corin Johnson, James Johnston, Dominic Kennedy, Phil King, James Lawson, Charlotte Lee, David Lock, Peter Lloyd, Cathy Lomax, Lee Maelzer, Jo Mama, Jules Mann, Josie McCoy, Hugh Mendes, Richard Arthur Mittens, John Moore, Kate Murdoch, Sophie Parkin, Joseph Paxton, Harry Pye, Aidan O’ Sullivan, Max Reeves, Corey Samuel, Alli Sharma, Adrian R. Shaw, Bob & Roberta Smith, Rowland Smith, Duglas Stewart, Uzma Sultan, Liesel Thomas, Kath Thompson, Anna Titov, Chris Tosic, Sandra Turnbull, Twinkle Troughton, Francis Upritchard, Natasha Vassiliou, Jessica Voorsanger, Julian Wakeling, Loretta Wall, Edward Ward, Willkay, Vanessa Winch, Bonnie Wong, Rose Wylie and Agnieszka Zapala.



Islington Art Space, London
3rd March – ongoing


RCA Secret 2018
Royal College of Art, Kensington, London
30th November – 3rd December 2018

The Groucho Club – Permanent Collection
Soho, London, acquired 2018

The BP Portrait Award 2018
UK touring exhibition…

Winchester Discovery Centre
30 March – 26 June, 2019

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
15 December 2018 – 10 March, 2019

Wolverhampton Art Gallery
13 October – 30 November, 2018

The National Portrait Gallery, London
14th June – 23rd September

The Cass Art Festival
The Bargehouse, London 2017

Royal Over-Sees League, London, 2016-2017

The Grand Tour
Royal Over-Sees League, London, 2015

Life is Elsewhere
The Crypt Gallery, London, 2011

Sunbear Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2010

Open Open
Swiss Cottage Library, London, 2010

Unrelated Oxides
Fold Gallery, London, 2009

The Arts Show
Dover St Arts Club, London, 2009

Come Check My Gaff
London, 2008

Ruhe Bewahren
Tacheles, Berlin, 2007

Experiments with Figuration
Lyndhurst Way Gallery, London, 2007

20 Hoxton Square
20 Hoxton Square Gallery, London, 2007

A Home for Lost Ideas
General Public Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2006

Arts Unwrapped
Southgate Studios, London, 2006