Emma Prempeh b. 1996 is a British artist based in London working primarily in painting and video.

Prempeh studied Fine Art at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2019 and winning the Alumno/SPACE Studio Bursary award for 2020. Prempeh is scheduled to begin an MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art in September 2020.

She has previously shown her work at GX Gallery, The Swiss Church London, Herbert Smith Free Halls and The Cello Factory. In 2019 she was announced winner of The Ingram Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize and shortlisted for the Bloomberg New Contemporaries, becoming a participant in their touring exhibition with her video work ‘Time’ at Leeds Art Gallery and the South London Gallery.


EDUCATION

GOLDSMITHS UNIVERSITY OF LONDON – BA FINE ART (2019) WINNER OF THE ALUMNO/SPACE STUDIO BURSARY AWARD 2020

ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART – MA PAINTING – SEPTEMBER 2020 AWARDED THE LEVERHULME TRUST ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, South London Gallery, London (2019-2020)

Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize Exhibition, The Cello Factory, London (2019)

Graduate Art Prize Shortlist Exhibition, Herbert Smith Freehalls, London (2019)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (2019)

FLOCK at the BUDAY Graduate Exhibition, At the Buday, London (2019)

Goldsmiths BA Fine Art/History of Art Degree Show. Goldsmiths University, London (2019)

The Table Exhibition ,Swiss Church, London(2019)

Specious Legacy , Goldsmiths University , London(2018)

Goldsmiths ICCE x Put A Sticker On, Goldsmiths University London (2017)

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

Leverhulme Trust Arts Scholarship (September 2020)

VO Curations 3 Month Residency 12th Floor Tower Building, Waterloo (2020)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries (2019-2020)

The Ingram Collection Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize (2019)

Alumno/SPACE Studio Bursary Award (2020)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

VO Curations Post Residency Solo show, London (2020)

Ingram Prize Solo Show, The LightBox, Woking (2020)