Geoffrey Harrison (b.1974 UK)


School of Oriental and African Studies, London MA Japanese Studies 2009

University of Lincolnshire and Humberside, Hull BA Fine Art, Printmaking 1996

Stockport College, Stockport HND Foundation, Art 1993

Selected Solo Exhibition / Projects

October 2016 - 'portrait' - Bloomsbury Festival, London

October 2014 - March 2015 - 'me . complete . you' - The End is Near Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, NY.

February 2014 - Open Studio - Royal Veterinary College, Camden, London

Aug 2013 – 'me . complete . you' - Barts Pathology Museum, Smithfield, London

2012 – 'Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men' - Museum of London, City of London

2011 – Art Cycle Art – Internet media art and cycle documentary project. London to Land's End

2010 – 'Autopoiesis' - Chapel of Rest, St George’s Gardens, Camden, London

2010 – 'Konseki' - School of Oriental and African Studies, Bloomsbury, London

2010 – 'In the Midst of Life' - The Art Workers Guild, Holborn, London

2009 – ‘Islands’ - Stone Theatre, Southwark, London

Selected Group Exhibition / Projects

July 2019 - Royal Birmingham Society of Artists - Birmingham

December 2018 – People’s Portrait Project – Oliver Spencer, London

November 2018 – Discerning Eye – Mall Galleries, London

October 2018 – People’s Portrait Project, Building Centre, London

September 2018 – Creekside – Deptford X, London

August 2018 – Recordless Release - Bar Babette, Berlin, Germany

May 2018 – Sky Portrait Artist of the Year - London

September 2017 – Portraits at Virgin Money Lounge – Piccadilly London

March 2017 - Skeletons, Stories & Social Bodies Conference - University of Southampton

October 2016 – Bloomsbury Festival - People’s Portrait Project - London

October 2016 - Modern Panic VII – Bethnal Green, London

June 2016 – LCS Festival – People’s Portrait Project, Lamb’s Conduit Street, London

October 2015 – ‘Project AfterBirth’ - White Moose Gallery, Barnstaple, Devon.

September 2015 – ‘Recordless Release Party’ – Echo Echo, Berlin, Germany.

June 2015 – ‘A Call for Drawings’ BAK, Utrecht, Netherlands

February - March 2015 – 'Fabrica Vitae' - Pius XII Library Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO., Emory Health Sciences Museum, Atlanta, GA.

October 2014 - 'The Brain' - New York Hall of Science, Queens, New York, NY.

September 2014 - 'One Health, One Art' - Royal College of Pathologists, London

September 2014 – ‘Fabrica-Vitae’ – International Touring Exhibition – Zakynthos, London, Berlin, Gdansk, Basel, Ghent, Riga

April 2014 – ‘The Body is the Instrument of the Soul’ - The Old Operating Theatre, London

Oct 2013 – 'Art & Science' - The Point Gallery, Doncaster

Jul 2013 – 'Anatomy for Life' - Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Brighton

Feb 2013 – 'Anatomical Snuffbox' – Pup-Up Shop, Bethnal Green, London

2012 – 'Therianthropy' - Barts Pathology Museum, Smithfield, London

2011 – 'Two to the Power Ten' - Orange Dot Gallery, Bloomsbury, London

2010 – ‘Creekside Artists’ - A-Block Gallery Space, Deptford, London

2010 – 'Alturnative 100' Journals Project - Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury

2010 – ‘Creekside Artists’ - Limelight Gallery, Lewisham, London

2009 – ‘Underdog Artists’ - UDAC Gallery, Southwark, London


Works held in private collections in UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Egypt, France, Japan & Singapore

Camden Town Hall, London – Portrait of Mayor Jonathan Simpson (loan to Mayor’s Parlour)


Short Listed for Bulldog Bursary, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, 2012


James, David: “'One Health, One Art' at the Royal College of Pathologists”, London City Nights, 26th September 2014

Sheerin, Mark: ‘Geoffrey Harrison and the Art of Pathology’ B@S, 2nd May 2014

Hamilton, Lea: ‘Q&A with Geoffrey Harrison’, Art and Science Journal, April 2014

Veterinary Record: ‘Art and Science in Veterinary Education’, p38 11th January 2014

THE: Campus Roundup ‘Animal Artistry’ Times Higher Education 2nd January 2014

Legge, James: “Eerie exhibition of anatomical paintings at Barts Pathology Museum”, The Independent, 14th August 2013

Robert Elms Show interview BBC Radio London, 15th August 2013

Khan, Tabish: “Surreal Art In The Macabre Barts Pathology Museum”, Londonist, 16th August, 2013

James, David: “'Me. Complete. You' by Geoffrey Harrison at Barts Pathology Museum” London City Nights, 19th August, 2013


2013-14 Royal Veterinary College, London – Leverhulme Trust Residency

2012-13 Barts Pathology Museum. St Bart’s Hospital, London


Member of SciArt Center, New York

Gallery / Public Education

Sept 2016 - Artist's Presentation at Medical Humanities Lab, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

April 2015 - Speaker at Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain Conference, Exeter University

March 2015 - Speaker at the Institute of Anatomical Sciences, London

Regular participating Artist at the Bloomsbury Festival (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Founder of the ‘People’s Portrait Project’ – an open source drawing project / fundraising template

September 2013 – Participant in 'Art Makes People Powerful' project for Deptford X Festival, London

April 2013 - Speaker at 'A Picture of Health' Conference, Royal College of Art, London

2009 - 2013 Member of ‘Creekside Artists’ Charitable Artist’s Collective, Deptford, London

2012 – Workshop for - 'Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men' exhibition, Museum of London

2011 – Conceived and curated 'Two to the Power Ten' a multi-artist participatory project supported by Cass Art and the British Postal Museum at Orange Dot Gallery, Bloomsbury, London

2011 – Guest Seminar Presentation to Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain (MAA) AGM
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