Virginia Verran (b. 1961, Falmouth , Uk, Chelsea College of Art, London , MA (1983-84) and Winchester School of Art , BA (1980-83). Solo shows include Gallery Fine, London, 2000; Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo1999 ; Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall, 1997; Francis Graham-Dixon Gallery, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995. Selected group shows include: Collectible: ZAP art projects 2012, Royal Academy Summer Show 2012, Anschlussel : artists from Berlin and London, C4RD, London 2012, Equinox : Transition Gallery 2012, Drawing Biennial : The Drawing Room 2011, Anschlussel : artists from Berlin and London : Frueshorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin 2011, A Sort of Night To The Mind A Kind Of Night For Our Thoughts : Artery Gallery/ Arch 402, Stuttgardt 2011, Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010/11 (First Prize Winner), Jerwood Space and tour ; Drawings ; Wendy Anderson, Fieroza Dawson and Virginia Verran, Eagle Gallery, London, Sept 2010; Drawings : Lia Anna Hennig, Felicity Powell and Virginia Verran : Alexia Goethe Gallery 2010, Jerwood Drawing Prize 2009/10, Jerwood Space and tour; Same as it ever was, The Triangle Space, University Of the Arts (Chelsea), London 2008; Short Stories About Painting, Arts Space Gallery, London 2005; Gallery HOT, Osaka, Japan (2004); A21 International, Osaka, Japan 2004; British Abstract Art, Flowers Gallery, London (2001); Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 1994,1996,1998); John Moores 20, Walker Gallery, Liverpool (1997). Her work is held in public Collections: Arts Council of Great Britain (London) ; Barclays Capital (Dubai), Israel Phoenix Assurance (Israel); Arthur Anderson (London) ; Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge (loaned to Clare College); LG Collection (London); Meyer Brown, (London). She is currently Associate Lecturer at University of the Arts (Chelsea, London); University College Falmouth (Cornwall) and also teaches at Slade School of Art (London).