Archie Franks British, b. 1986

 Franks holds his post graduate diploma, The Royal Academy Schools, 2012, and a First-Class BA, Honours, City & Guilds London Art School, 2009. The artist is the recipient of various awards and honours including the Jerwood Painting Fellowship, 2016, the Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting, The British School at Rome 2013; Tooth Award 2012; Gordon Luton Award 2012; Richard Ford Award, 2011; and the Philip T Ribbon Award, 2011.


Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Salon London, 2017 and Welcome Screen, London 2015. Select group shows include APT Gallery London, 2019; Narrative Projects London, 2018; Mall Galleries, London, 2018; Mercer Chance, London, 2017; Edicola Radetzky, Milan, 2017; The Jerwood Painting Fellowship Show, Jerwood Space, London, touring to the Arts University Bournemouth, Cardiff Bay Arts, and Norwich University 2016-17; Transition Gallery, London, 2016, 2015 and 2014; Block 336, London, 2015; Horatio Junior, London, 2015 and 2014; Transition Gallery at Sluice Art Fair, London, 2015; A.P.T Gallery, London, 2015; Riss(E), Varese, Italy, 2014; The British School at Rome, Italy, 2014; The Romanian Academy in Rome, Italy, 2014; Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, 2013-14; ICA, London, 2013-14; Spike Island, Bristol, 2013; Fort Gallery, London,  2013; Peles Empire, Cluj, Romania and London, 2012; Barbican Arts Group, London, 2012; Royal Academy Schools Show, London, 2012; Premiums Royal Academy of Arts, London, 201; Royal Academy of Arts, London 2011.