Ella Phillips



Online exhibition, www.isthisitisthisit.com, Is This It?


The National Archive, Kew, Unlocking the Archive (presentation)

Central Saint Martins, Exploring Space and Place: Kings Cross (display, workshops & talk)

The Exhibit, The Exhibit Graduates (curator as FLAC Group, group show) 


The Exhibit, The Exhibit Graduates  (curator as FLAC Group, group show) 

Wimbledon Space GalleryWho is Marion Phillini?  (solo show) as Marion Phillini

Lewisham Art HouseCollaboration in Progress,  as Marion Phillini

Islington MuseumIslington Museum Residency (group show)

The Exhibit, NTWRK (curator as FLAC Group, group show)  



OXO Tower Bargehouse, Float Art  (group show)

National Theatre, Thirty for Thirty (group show)

Hidden Features, Edinburgh (group show)

Angela Ruskin University and around Cambridge, Art Language Location (group show)

MK Gallery, Milton Keynes (group show)

Alto Fest, Naples (group show) as Marion Phillini 

Flux Factory, STROBE Network, New York (group show)

Cannizaro Park, PARK 15 (group show) as FLAC Group

FILE VideoArt Festival, Brazil (group show) as Marion Phillini 

Mexico Film Festival, Guadalajara La tua vita per me (group show) as Marion Phillini 

Stanley Pickering Gallery, London (Q-Art presentation)

Victoria & Albert Museum, Festival of Disobedient Objects, London, (group display) as FLAC Group

41esimo Parallelo, New York (group show) as Marion Phillini 



Art Lacuna, London Book Fair (artist book)

Crypt Gallery, The Interim, London (group show)

Gallery 223, The Shag, London (group show)

Art Licks Weekend, Dirty Laundry, London (solo installation) as Marion Phillini 

Alto Fest, Naples (group show) as Marion Phillini 

Napoli Film Festival, Naples (group show) as Marion Phillini 

Union Gallery, Aesthesia, Bristol (group show)

Studio 180, The Shag, London (presentation)

Anatum's Abode, Dirty Laundry, London (solo installation) as Marion Phillini 

The Viking Gallery, South London Goes to the Seaside, Margate, (group show)

Chelsea College of Art, Home is Where the Art is London, (group show)

The Brewery, Cheltenham, Please DO Touch the Artwork, Prize winner, (group show)



Studio 180, Player/Playa, London (collaborative performance)

Studio 180, Open Studio, London (group show)



Great Suffolk Street, Consultation (collbaorative performance)

Gallery Café, Faces in the Crowd, London (solo show)

Iniva, Possible Damage, (group show)


2010: New Gallery, Spliced (group show)

Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, Inspired By, (group show)

Indo, London (solo show). 





Hackney Museum, London (school mini residency with Autograph ABP)

Islington Museum, London



Alto Fest, Naples

Resort Studios, Margate (consultant)

Work House, London.



Alto Fest, Naples.

Anatum's Abode, London.



2015:Buro Four, National Theatre, Commendation.

2014: The Brewery, Cheltenham, Please DO Touch the Artwork.

2013: Marsh Award For Excellence in Gallery Education

2010: Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, Inspired By.


March 2011- present: Freelance Artist Facilitator (Islington Museum, Lewisham Art House, The Postal Museum, Autograph ABP, Whitechapel Gallery, Action Space, Create Islington, Dickens Museum, Institute of Education, October Gallery, Refugee Council & Open Ealing)

March 2017- March 2019: Project Assistant at Claudia Jones Organisation for Hackney Women's Haven.

January 2016- present: Co-Founder of Electric Future Foods (Vegan, Caribbean Pop-Up).

September 2014- June 2018: Artist & Director of The Flower Press: a social enterprise supporting survivors of human trafficking.

November 2011- March 2016: Education & Community Manager at October Gallery.

Winner of Marsh Award for Excellence in Gallery Education 2013. 

May 2010- March 2013: Freelance Artist, Co-Curator for Family Art Day and Schools Intern for Whitechapel Gallery.

December 2010- February 2011: Artist Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery for Artist in Residence programme.

Assisting the delivery of arts sessions in schools and engaging students in study of contemporary art.


April 2010- October 2011: Freelance Artist Facilitator and Project Development Officer for Open Ealing

Using disused space to develop arts culture in local community.



May-June 2016: Artist for Exploring Space and Place: Kings Cross , with Creative Islington, Autograph ABP and Central Saint Martins. 

January 2015- present: Freelance Curator for The Exhibit (as Flac Group).

June 2015: Convenor of re:value symposium at Wimbledon College of Art.


July 2014: Artist-led walking tours for the Institute of Education.


June 2014: Project Coordinator,  The Eterphilous Society , a symposium with Emma Smith & Lucia Garavaglia at October Gallery.


April 2013: Co-curator for Family Art Day event at Whitechapel Gallery.

Liaising with artists and Families Curator, designing workshops and Family Trail.


January 2013: Curator for symposium, A Comic Darkly: Art & Humour at October Gallery.

Devise, market and organise symposium that explored the darkly comic in terms of art practice and mental health.

March 2012: Curator for symposium, Every Picture Tells a Story with Benjamin Zephaniah, actor Zawe Ashton, artist Laila Shawa and Camden councillor Sally Gimson.


September 2012- March 2013: Artist for Whitechapel Gallery offsite artist workshop programme

Running a parallel project to Artist in Residence programme with parents from Thomas Buxton Primary School during Heather & Ivan Morison’s residency.


September 2011- July 2012: Supporting Artist for Whitechapel Gallery Artist in Residence programme

Documenting Simon & Tom Bloor residency at a primary school, creating a video in the style of a children’s television programme from the 80s.


August 2011: Artist/Curator for Better Bankside

Participatory project with local residence and council exploring the future of local public spaces.


February 2011- July 2011: Curator for Iniva and Gallery Café exhibitions

Producing artwork, sourcing materials, budgeting and publicity.


June 2011: Project Assistant for A-Z Ridley Road street art event with Open Empty Spaces organisation and artist Ania Bas. Installation and documentation of project; engaging people with the socio-historical story of Ridley Road Market.


October 2013- July 2015: Wimbledon College of Art, MFA Fine Art (Distinction).
September 2003- July 2008: University of Kent, (First Class) BA Joint Honours English & American Literature and French. Including Ecole de français langue étrangère UNIL (Switzerland, Lausanne), Filière Préparatoire March 2006-June 2006.
September 2001- June 2003: City & Islington Sixth Form College (A2 level Art, English Literature, Maths, AS level French)




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