2019 The Drawing Year, MA, The Royal Drawing School, London.
2018 Sculpture Course, Barcelona Academy of Arts, Barcelona.
2017 Japanese Woodcut Course, ERASMUS, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan.
2016 Painting & Printmaking, BA (Hons), Glasgow School of Art. Glasgow.
2015 Foundation, Bournemouth Arts University, Bournemouth.
Marina Renée-Cemmick is a figurative Artist working across multiple disciplines. Founded in a drawing practice and working from observation, she finds endless intrigue in capturing people and their character. She often draws from the human body to communicate the subtle poetry of how we relate to each other and our environment.
She works in a range of mediums including charcoal, colour pencil and oil paint. Originally from Dorset, Marina showed talent for portraiture and drawing at an early age. After studying Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art, she became a MA scholar on the Drawing year at The Royal Drawing School, London before reconnecting with her love for Scotland. She now lives and works near Glasgow.
She has sold work to King Charles for HRH Royal Collection, as well as had work exhibited with Christies, The Royal Society of Portrait Painters and New English Arts Club, Mall Galleries, London. With Her most recent appearance on Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2023, drawing Nigel Havers in Episode 5.
AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2023 Colstoun House Artist Residency, Scotland
2022 NEAC Scholarship, Mall Galleries London
2022 Dumfries House Residency, Scotland
2021 Grotowski Institute, Flabberast Theatre Company, Forest Base of Grotowski, Poland
2021 Arts Council Grant DYCP
2019 John Kinross Scolarship, Royal Scottish Academy, Florence
The Royal Collection, Work selected by HRH King Charles
Bridport Contemporary Gallery
Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2023
The Arts Society, Weymouth Hospital Mural, Dorset
The Dorset Echo, Weymouth Hospital Mural, Article
NEAC Annual Exhibition 2023 Catalogue No. 289
Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, 2022 Catalogue.
BBC News, Weymouth Mural Trail
The Advertiser, Ludlow
Artists Impressions Interview, Online platform
The Arts Society Dorset Council, Artists Talk, Online
The Holy Arts, Artists in Conversation, Online Interview
Royal Drawing School, Alumni, Online Article
Anotha Page - Online Platform
The Royal Scottish Academy, John Kinross Award, Article
Underlying Structures. Poetry and Thoughts. Published Book
Interactions: Body&Theatre, Solo, Tap&Bottle, BWG Gallery, London, UK.
Underlying Structures, The New Glasgow Society, Solo, Glasgow, UK
Mise-en- Scene, Group, BWG Gallery, London, UK.
The Auction Collective,
Two by Two, BWG Gallery, Morrell House, London, UK.
NEAC Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
Royal Drawing School Annual Exhibition, London
Open Studios, Drawing Year, Space Studio, London
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
FACE 2021, Society of Portrait Sculptors (The Tony Stones Award Commended)
Best of The Drawing Year, Christie’s Auction House, London
Viking Cruise Award, Chelsea Arts Magazine
WOM Collective Exhibition, London
Holy Arts, Digital Exhibition, online platform
Chelsea Art Fair, Chelsea, London
Creating Connections, Royal Glasgow Institute Gallery, Glasgow
Aon Community Arts Exhibition, The Leadenhall, London
'Best of Degree Show' The Six-foot Gallery, Glasgow
Glasgow School of Art Degree Show Exhibition, Glasgow
‘Gestures' group show as part of GWhy Festival, Glasgow.
‘Counterpoint', The old hairdressers, Glasgow
BODS, The Safe Houses, Peckham, London
‘Series Three', The Glue Factory, Glasgow
‘The Gaps Between' Yokai SOHO, Kyoto, Japan
The Broom Hill Project. Rig Arts, Glasgow
TwentyFivePercentExtra, The Laurieston Arches, Glasgow