artist | london | edey_

Charlotte Edey is a British artist & illustrator working across tapestry, embroidery and drawing. Magic realism, myth and symbolism as modes of cultural storytelling inform her interdisciplinary exploration of the intersections of identity.

She has previously presented solo shows at Flowers Gallery, London (2018) and PUBLIC Gallery, London (2019). Her work has been included in group shows at the Design Museum, London (2021), TJ Boulting, London (2018 & 2019), MANA Contemporary, USA (2020), Mall Galleries, London (2019), Palazzo Monti, Italy (2019) and Arusha Gallery, Scotland (2020).

Selected illustration clients include The Design Museum, Miu Miu, The New Yorker, New York TimesPenguin Random House, CNN, Soho House, GQ, WeTransfer & Bombay Sapphire. See more commissioned work here.

Her work has been featured in Artsy, Creative Review, Dezeen, Elephant, Wallpaper, It’s Nice That, Dazed, Elle, AnOther Magazine, Vanity Fair & more.

:: solo EXHIBITIONS ::

echolocation @ public gallery (London, 2019)
artist of the day @ flowers gallery, cork street (London, 2018)

:: selected group EXHIBITIONS ::

les danses nocturnes curated by eastcontemporary (Milan) @ spread museum (Entrevaux)
artists support london edition (London)
abracadabra! @ alma zevi (London)
supermarket @ design museum (London)
from cellar to garret @ south parade (London)
small is beautiful @ flowers gallery, cork street (London)
transatlantico @ MANA contemporary (Jersey City)
ancient deities @ arusha gallery (Edinburgh)
no time like the present @ public gallery (online/London)
this tragedy w/ ginny on frederick @ fonda (online/Leipzig)

the great women artists @ palazzo monti (Brescia)
ING discerning eye @ mall galleries (London)
motherline @ flowers gallery, kingsland road (London)
ripe beings @ white crypt (London)

subversive stitch @ tj boulting (London)
dark night of the soul @ lewisham arthouse (London)
2018 & earlier
every thing @ assembly point (London)
in the company of @ tj boulting (London)
the great women artists @ mother london (London)