Ed Gray Art





Solo Exhibitions

2016 Londonessence: Dust and shadows at Rich Mix Arts Centre

2015 Metropolitan Drift@ Viking Gallery Margate

2014 Londonessence: Adoration Oxo Gallery

2012 Ebb and Flow @ The Dixie Queen Paddle Steamer, Butler’s Wharf

2012 Top of the World Ma! Searcys Club@ the Gherkin St Mary Axe

2012 Mexico Calling Milagros Gallery Columbia Road Bethnal Green

2011 London Souls   Crypt Gallery St Pancras Church Euston

2011 All this Useless Beauty GX Gallery

2011 Bar Italia Soho

2011 London Unspooled Shortwave Cinema

2010 Documentary Screening of ‘One Year: A year in the life of Ed Gray’ Dir. Michael Holland Shortwave Cinema

2010 Mind Out of Time GX Gallery

2009 Documentary Screening of ‘Ed Gray in Mexico’ Shortwave Cinema

2009 Time Out of Mind GX Gallery 

2008 Transmetropolitan, GX Gallery

2007 Glitter and Grime GX Gallery

2006 Fairytales of New York and Lullabies of London GX Gallery

2005 20,000 Streets Under the Sky GX Gallery

2004 London Calling GX Gallery

2003 The Sun and Doves Camberwell

2001 Front St Gallery Bermuda

2001 Dockyard Gallery Bermuda

2001 Brixton and Beyond Fleart Gallery Brixton

Group Exhibitions

2013 ACME Studios 40th Anniversary Web Commission Award

2012 Viktor Wynde Gallery

2010 FIFA World Cup™ International Art Collection Global Touring Exhibition

2010 London and Londoners City Hall London

2009 Bermondsey Artists Delfina Gallery

2003 Cafe Gallery Southwark Park

2001 Desmond Fountain Gallery Bermuda

2001 Dockyard Arts Centre Bermuda

1996 Glebe Gallery Baltimore Ireland

1994 Tommy’s Bar Cardiff



2014 St Mary Magdalen School Peckham

2014 John  Ruskin School Walworth 

2013 London College of Contemporary Music Blackfriars BA Music Composition Course

2012 Searcys@the Gherkin St. Mary Axe

2010 Guga S’Thebe Arts and Cultural Centre Langa Township Capetown South Africa

2005 Charles Edward Brooke School Camberwell

2001 Drawing Tutor Dockyard Correctional Facility Bermuda

2001 International Artist in Residence Masterworks Foundation Bermuda

1999 St Mary Magdalen Primary School Brockley

1999 Sir James Smith’s School Callington Cornwall

1999 Cornwall Camelford Community College Cornwall

1997 Northwold School Clapton/ Sam and Anne Cohen Day Centre Clapton


Further and Higher Education, Colleges and Universities, INSET Training

2015 Guest speaker Southampton Solent University Fine Arts Undergraduates 'Employability Discussion'

2015 Guest lecturer Sir John Soane’s Museum: William Hogarth

2013-present Visiting lecturer: 'Art in the City' University of Connecticut in London

2013-2014 Visiting lecturer:

London College of Contemporary Music Blackfriars BA Music Composition Course ‘Songs of the city’

2011 Guest Lecturer: London College of Communications UAL: ‘Art and the City’

2007 Lecturer: Graduate Week BA and MA Chelsea College of Art UAL

2005 INSET Trainer for teachers from Charles Edward Brooke School Camberwell@ Tate Modern


Secondary and primary school art teacher

2004-present: Lectures and talks at GX Gallery

2004 Education Officer Camberwell Arts

2004 Painting Tutor Dulwich Picture Gallery

2004 Painting Tutor Tate Modern Bankside

2004 Drawing Tutor ‘Excellence in Cities Programme’ Prince’s Trust Hoxton, London

2004 Education Action Zone Artist Educator Southwark Secondary Schools

2001 Life Drawing Tutor Masterworks Foundation of Bermuda

1999-2003 Art Teacher St Thomas Apostle College Peckham

1996 Carnival Costume Designer and workshop leader Notting Hill Carnival Masquerade 2000

1996 Project Manager Magic Me Mile End Hospital

1996 Devas Youth Club Battersea



2001 Fellowship to the Masterworks Foundation of Bermuda

1999 Post Graduate Certificate of Education Exeter School of Education

1995 BA Honours degree in Fine Art Cardiff Institute University of Wales

1992 Art Design Diploma in Foundation Studies Wimbledon School of Art


Public Collections

Tate Britain Archive

Masterworks Gallery of Bermuda



Ed Gray Catalogue 2010

'Glitter and Grime' Paintings by Ed Gray Published by Gallery 2007

'​Rock of Eye- Ed Gray, Painter of City Life' Published by GX Gallery 2014
Limited Editions Catalogue Published by EdGrayArt 2010


‘One Year’ Documentary 1hr 15min Dir.Michael Holland 2010

‘Ed Gray in Mexico’ 20 min Dir. Michael Holland 2009


International Press

New York Times Newspaper July 2010

India Times Online July 2010


National Press

Daily Telegraph 2011

Guardian Online September 2010

Artists and Illustrators Magazine 2009

Guardian Newspaper June 2008, June 2009, June 2009, June 2010


Local Press

Southwark News

Living South

South London Press



BBC London Robert Elms show Listed Londoner 2014

BBC London Robert Elms show 2010

BBC London Radio Robert Elms Show 2007

BBC London Radio Jumoke Fashola Show 2006

Peckham Radio 2005