Roxana Halls is a London-based award winning British figurative painter who is widely exhibited and collected in the UK and Internationally. Halls has had numerous successful exhibitions including solo shows in London – National Theatre, South Bank; Hayhill Gallery, Cork St; Gallery 46 – and at Beaux Arts, Bath. Group shows include Bodies in Trouble (Haus Kunst Mitte, Berlin); Extraordinary Portraits (Turner Contemporary, Margate); Kapow! (Stoke Potteries Museum); Dear Christine (toured UK in 2019 and 2020); and Surreal So Good (TW FINE ART, Palm Beach, Florida & Brooklyn NY). She was commissioned to make portraits for BBC Arts’ production of Katherine Parkinson’s ‘Sitting’ (aired 2021, BBC Four); featured in BBC1’s Extraordinary Portraits (episode 1, aired 2022); and was interviewed on BBC Woman’s Hour and Radio 4’s Only Artists.
Halls has written articles for and been featured in leading art magazines has also curated exhibitions including Funny Ha Ha with Maddox Gallery in 2022. Halls’ upcoming solo exhibition Die Augen der Roxana Halls will be held at Haus Kunst Mitte, Berlin in 2023. A multiple award-winner, her work is held in myriad collections internationally: The Discerning Eye, St. Catherine’s College Oxford, Luke Jennings author of Killing Eve novels and Alan Grieve CBE, Chairman of the Jerwood Foundation. Works acquired for major UK permanent collections include: her portrait of musician Horse McDonald for the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 2020; and Katie Tomkins – Mortuary & Post-mortem Services Manager, for London’s Science Museum, 2022.