Joe Packer British, b. 1967

 Joe Packer was awarded the Contemporary British Painting prize in 2018. Current and recent exhibitions include Unseen at the Towner Gallery, Eastbourne until May 2023. Entwined, at the Visual Art Centre, Scunthorpe until May 2023.Paint Edgy at the Ropewalk Gallery, Lincolnshire, 2022. From the Studio, Newhaven Art Projects, Newhaven. Paradoxes at Quay Arts, Isle of White, 2022, Matthew Burrows Selects at Unit 1 Gallery Workshop, London, 2021. Towner International at The Towner Gallery, Eastbourne,2021, We are Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On at the Cello Factory, London and Circling Forces at Aleph Contemporary London 2021  He received an MA in painting from the Royal College of Art 1992-94 and a BA from Norwich School of Art 1989-92. He lives and works in St Leonard’s, East Sussex.


Packer has exhibited widely including:

One World', Aleph Contemporary 2023;

Paradoxes, The West Gallery, Newport, Isle of Wight, 2022

Still Life with Flowers, Rye Art Gallery, Rye 2022

On Paper, The Paper Gallery, Manchester.  2022

A Generous Space, Hastings Contemporary, Hastings. 2021-22

Matthew Burrows Selects, Unit 1 Gallery Workshop, London. 2021

We Are Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On, The Cello Factory, London. 2021

Tree of Life, Electro Studios Project Space, St Leonards on Sea. 2021

SuperNature, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks. 2021

Your Foot in my Face, Kingsgate Project Space, London. 2021

Flirting with the Border Guards, Terrace Gallery,London. 2021

Human:Nature, Linden Hall Gallery, Deal. 2021

Contemporary British Painting Prize Exhibition, Menier Gallery, London, 2019

Contemporary British Painting Prize 2018, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Yorkshire 

Kingsgate Project Space, London, 2017

Rye Creative Centre, Rye, East Sussex, 2015 

Pluspace Gallery, Coventry, 2013

Lion & Lamb Gallery, London, 2013 

Next Door Projects, Liverpool, 2013 

Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, 2013 

Electric Studios Project Space, St Leonards on Sea East Sussex, 2013

Charlie Smith London, 2013

Spacex, Exeter, 2012

Wimbledon College of Art, London, 2012

Celeste Art Prize, London, 2007

Contemporary Art Projects, London, 2006

The John Moore's Painting Prize, Walker Gallery, Liverpool, 2004

Galleria Del Tasso Arte Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy

Studio D’ Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy, 2002

Centro Culturale Paggeria, Sassuolo, Italy, 2001