Narbi Price

Newcastle & Gateshead

Dr Narbi Price is a multiple award-winning painter, curator and lecturer. He was the Journal Culture Awards Visual Artist of the Year 2018, and the winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017.

Price was featured in Phaidon’s Vitamin P3 – New Perspectives in Painting and was a prizewinner in the John Moores Painting Prize 2012. He is a trustee of The Ashington Group (aka Pitmen Painters) collection and is a committee member of the artist-led organisation Contemporary British Painting. He shows with galleries in the UK and Italy.

The Biscuit Factory Studio C 16 Stoddart Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN


Recent exhibitions

Arcadia For All? Rethinking Landscape Painting Now, The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds
Paradise Found: New Vision of the Blackdown Hills, The Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton

Entwined – Plants in Contemporary Art, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield
Gertrude Presents, Truman Brewery, London
Bankley Open, Bankley Studios & Gallery, Manchester
This must be the place, The Art House, Wakefield
Paint Edgy, The Ropewalk Gallery, Barton on  Humber
BEEP Painting Biennale, Elysium, Swansea
Living with the Past, Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
Surroundings, Old Parcels Office Artspace, Scarborough
Vitalistic Fantasies, Elysium, Swansea
A Generous Space 2 #ArtistSupportPledge, New Art Gallery Walsall
Paradoxes: 52 Painters, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere: Painting in the North East. Now., Newcastle Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne
Still Life with Flowers, Rye Art Gallery, Rye
Where We Live, Alan Baxter Gallery, London, 2021 and Millenium Gallery, Sheffield

Middlesbrough Art Weekender, The Auxiliary, Middlesbrough
Where We Are Now, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Sunderland
Unlocked, Hartlepool Art Gallery, Hartlepool
Unkempt – Shifting Aesthetics in Representations of Landscape, Messums Wiltshire
Figurative Art Now, Mall Galleries, London (online)
Bus Stop Gothic, Online
Pretty Ugly, Thames-Side Studios Gallery, London
The Lockdown Interviews Exhibition, The Cello Factory, London

Vitalistic Fantasies, The Cello Factory, London
Paint the Town in Sound, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Sunderland
ART STOPS, Various Locations in County Durham
CENTURY, Hartlepool Art Gallery, Hartlepool
Royal Academy Summer Winter Exhibition 2020, Royal Academy of Arts, London
New Light Art Prize, Scarborough Art Gallery, Scarborough
Dance First, Think Later, General Practice, Lincoln
Relazioni Scomposte, Galleria SIX, Milan, Italy
Picture Palace, Transition Gallery, London
Beyond Other Horizons: Contemporary Paintings Made in Britain & Romania, Palace of Culture, Iași, Romania
The Ashington Paintings | Redux, XL Gallery, Newcastle University

Skills & Experience

  • Visiting lecturer (HE)
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