Education


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

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 Shows

2017   ‘Bloom,’ The Copeland Gallery, London 

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

2018   ‘Bridge,’ IZO Art Gallery, Moscow 

2018   ‘Plus One,’ APT Gallery, London

2018   ‘The Hix Award,’ Hix Art Gallery

2018   ‘Stars On Canvas,’ Piccadilly

2018   ‘Gift’ APT Gallery, London

2019    Coutts Bank, (Hix Award) London

2020   ‘Drawn Together,’ Unit London,

online Exhibition 

2020  'Circa' Piccadilly Lights, W1 London 

2021  'Slade Summer Show,' London

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

Experience

2018 - Completed the Rome Art Programme

2019 - Teaching Assistant for Rome Art Programme

Publications

2017    'Off the Wall,'

             https://thepilgrm.com/404

2018    ‘The Hix award shortlist,’  https://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Lydia-Makin/958D1C0A27E5BC6D

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/ 

2020    'UCL East Provost Art Prize'

            https://www.ucl.ac.uk/slade/events/lydia-makin-ucl-east-2020 

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