William Mackrell (b.1983) lives and works in London

Mackrell works out of performance, etching and painting leaving behind traces and fragile assemblages that delve into bodily sensations of touch, absence and desire.

Recent solo exhibitions include LISTE Basel LUNGLEY Gallery (2022), A painter in the house of letters Musée Delacroix Paris (2021), Do not go gentle into that good night RYDER Madrid (2020), Rage rage against the dying of the light LUNGLEY Gallery London (2020), Here is where we meet Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna (2019), Proyectos ARTBO (2019) Bogota curated by Aaron Cezar.

Selected Museum and Institutional exhibitions include Bodyscapes Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2020), Let there be light Justin Art House Museum, Melbourne (2019), Aquarius, Pre-Raphaelite Rooms, Manchester Art Gallery, UK (2018), Drawing: the Beginning of Everything Albright- Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (2017), Infinite Jest Dundee Contemporary Arts, UK (2012). Mackrell was awarded the Manchester Contemporar Art Fund (2017) and recently supported by Fluxus Art Projects (2021) for his exhibition at Musée Delacroix. Residencies include LaunchPad, France (2019) & Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna (2017).

Public collections include Albright-Knox Art Gallery Buffalo, Contemporary Art Society, London, Israel Museum Jerusalem, Manchester Art Gallery UK, Goldsmiths Alumni Collection UK, Krinzinger Collection Vienna and Justin Art House Museum Melbourne. William graduated from the MFA Fine Art programme at Goldsmiths (2016) and BA Painting at Chelsea College of Art, London (2005).

Represented by LUNGLEY Gallery London, The RYDER Madrid, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna


© William Mackrell