Josh Raz

b.1993

Biography

Josh Raz graduated from Newcastle University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art and currently resides in London. Since winning the Hix Award (2016), Josh has produced six solo shows. Those displayed most recently include ‘Trails Through a Reverie’, Ronchini Gallery (2022), ‘Half Tranced’, Painters Painting Paintings (2022) and ‘Shaken Ground’, Blue Shop Gallery (2023). He has been featured in GQ magazine (May 2017) and Artmaze Magazine (November 2021). Josh also completed residencies in Al Cuz Cuz, situated in the mountains of Malaga, Spain, and at The Fores Project in Camden, London. He was featured in Ronchini Gallery’s booth at Dallas Art Fair (2023) and at Art Dubai (2024) and has participated in a number of group shows, including ‘Love is the Devil’, held at Marlborough Gallery (2022), ‘A New Sensation’, held at Galerie Marguo, Paris (2023) and ‘Bye Bye Cowboy’, held at Arusha Gallery, London (2023).

Exhibitions

2024  Art Dubai, Dubai, AE

2023  Shaken Ground, Blue Shop Gallery, London, UK

Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX

Bye Bye Cowboy, Arusha Gallery, London, UK

A New Sensation, Galerie Marguo, Paris, FR

I Rossori dell’Arte, Ronchini Gallery, London, UK

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, UK

Forgetmenots, The Split Gallery, London, UK

Exposure, COYA City, London, UK

Art on a Postcard x War Child UK, Soho Revue, London, UK

2022  Half Tranced, Painters Painting Paintings, London, UK

Josh Raz: Trails Through a Reverie, Ronchini Gallery, London, UK

[RE]Configured, Mall Galleries, London Ostara – Purslane Gallery, online

Within Reach, Sid Motion, London, UK

Love is the Devil: Studies after Francis Bacon, Marlborough Gallery, London, UK

2021  Josh Raz: Joyride, Bermondsey Project Space, London, UK

Figurative Art Now, Mall Galleries/Federation of British Artists, online

2020  Drawn Together, Unit London, online

2019  Beyond Borders, Unit London, London, UK

Uncovers, Christies and Unit London, London, UK

Formations, Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2018   Hubris and a Whimper, Abject Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2017  The Atrophy Experience, Hix Gallery, London, UK

I Can’t Remember the Last Time I Used Cardamom, TESTT Space, Durham, UK

First Bowie Now This, Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick, UK

2016  BIJOU, Candida Stevens Fine Art Gallery, Chichester, UK

ICON, Candida Stevens Fine Art Gallery, Chichester, UK

The Sea, The Sea, Candida Stevens Fine Art Gallery, Chichester Columbia Threadneedle, UK

Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2015  Contemporary Cave Painting, Fitzrovia – Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK

2014  Contemporary Cave Painting, Brighton – Fabrica Gallery, Brighton, UK

National Open Art Exhibition, Minerva Festival Theatre, Chichester, UK

National Open Art Exhibition, Somerset House, London, UK

Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London, UK

Year of the Horse Exhibition, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK

The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK

The Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK

Works on Paper Fair, Science Museum, London, UK

2014  Contemporary Cave Painting, Brighton – Fabrica Gallery, Brighton, UK

2013  The National Open Art Exhibition, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, UK

The National Open Art Exhibition, The Royal College of Art, London, UK

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK

Watercolours & Works on Paper Fair, Science Museum, London, UK

2012  The National Open Art Exhibition, The Prince’s Foundation Gallery, London, UK

The National Open Art Exhibition, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, UK

Salon des Refusés, Hoxton Gallery, London, UK

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