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Education

2016 - 2020: BA Fine Art, The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL - First Class Honours  

2023 - 2024: MA Fine Art, The Royal College of Art - Pending

Awards

2017 - The Painters Stainers’ Company Scholarship

2017 - The Richard Ford Award

2017 - The Faculty Scholarship of Excellence Award 

2018 - The Hix Award Shortlist

2020 - The Slade Prize

2020 - The Dean's List

2020 - UCL East Provost Art Prize 

Group Exhibitions

2017   ‘Bloom,’ The Copeland Gallery, London 

2017   ‘Ollio,’ The Crypt Gallery St Pancreas, London 

2018   ‘Plus One,’ APT Gallery, London

2018   ‘The Hix Award,’ Hix Art Gallery, London

2018   ‘Gift’ APT Gallery, London

2019    Coutts Bank, (Hix Award) London

2020   ‘Drawn Together,’ Unit London, (online)

2020   'Circa' Piccadilly Lights, W1 London

2021   'Slade Summer Show,' London

2022   'The Reality in Whytch you Create,' Studio West, London

2022   'Introducing,' Gallery Rosenfeld, London

2023   ‘The Scalpel, Chaucer Group,’ London

2023   ‘The Morrison Forester Art Prize,’ The Scalpel, London

2023   ‘Works on Paper 5,’ Blue Shop Gallery, (online)

2023   ‘The Butterfly Effect,’ D Contemporary, London

Solo Exhibitions

2023   'Catharsis in the Flame,' Studio West, London

Experience

2018 - Completed the Rome Art Programme

2019 - Teaching Assistant for Rome Art Program

Publications

2020    ‘Interview with Isacc Nugent,’ a-n Degree show Guide 2020, Art in an age of uncertainty.

             https://www.a-n.co.uk/degree-shows/feature/class-of-2020-lydia-makin/ 

2022    Collectible Dry Magazine

            https://collectibledry.com/art-design/the-reality-in-whytch-you-create-at-studio-west 

2022    The Times, featuring 'Grace.'

            https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/news-in-pictures-saturday-january-15-2022-sf5js8ctn 

2023   'The Top 5 Exhibitions to see in London right now,' FAD Magazine.

           https://fadmagazine.com/2023/01/29/the-top-5-exhibitions-to-see-in-london-right-now-5/

2023    Vanity Fair, featuring ‘Jekyll and Hyde,’ July/ August edition.

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