Charlotte Harker is an artist based in London. Her recent series of work has been made in a print studio with Shadwell Printmakers, Limehouse, London. Her drypoint prints, which include portraits, architecture and trees are an extension of her drawing and painting based art practice.She was Artist in Residence at Victoria Park, London in collaboration with Artist Charlotte Mew from 2018 to 2019. This residency was supported by London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Chisenhale Studios. In 2020, in collaboration with Poet Neil Elder she illustrated and published ‘And The House Watches On’ a collection of Poems by Neil Elder, about West House, a former Manor House in North West London.
In 2017 she was the inaugural Artist in Residence at the William Heath Robinson Museum, Pinner, supported by a grant from Arts Council, England. In 2015 a series of her drawings were included in a book titled ‘Nowheres’, a collaborative project with Poet, Tamar Yoseloff. This work was exhibited at the Poetry Society and also the Barbican Centre in 2015. In 2014, for her project and solo exhibition, ‘Species of Trees and Other Landscapes’ she was awarded a grant from Arts Council England.
In 2012 she was awarded a residency at the Cill Rialaig Project in Ballinskelligs, County Kerry, Ireland. In 2009 Arts Council England awarded a grant to support research into the work of 19th Century Landscape painter, Peter De Wint, at The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln. Prior to that she was awarded a Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant in 2007. She has also been shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize.
As well as exhibiting across the U.K., including at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, Barbican Centre and the Jerwood Space, London, she has been in group shows in Europe, U.S.A. and Australia. Her work is in both public and private collections, including the collection of the British Psychotherapy Foundation, London, Kentish Town Health Centre, London, Bruce Castle, London and Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet.