Amba Sayal-Bennett (1991)

Lives and Works in London



2014 – 2018 PhD Art Practice & Learning, Goldsmiths 

2012 – 2013 MA History of Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art

2009 – 2012 BFA Fine Art, Oxford University


Current Exhibitions

2018, Opening Remarks, Athr Gallery, Jeddah, SA


Upcoming Exhibitions

2018, As You Become, Exhibit 320, Delhi, IN

2018, Some Places Exist Only Once, Schimmel Projects Art Centre, Dresden, DE


Solo Exhibitions

2017, The Box, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, GB

2017, Sunday Art Fair, Carbon 12, London, GB

2017, Plane Maker, Carbon 12, Dubai, AE

2017, Untitled, Monuments, Nathalie Karg Gallery, San Francisco, US

2016, Parallel Vienna, Lundgren Gallery, Vienna, AT

2016, Diffraction Metis, Yve Yang Gallery, Boston, US

2016, Deft Nodes, Lundgren Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, ES

2016, Broad Bath, ASC Gallery, London, GB

2015, WW SOLO Award, WW Contemporary Art, London Art Fair, London GB

2014, Parallax, Centre for Arts and Learning (CAL) Goldsmiths, London, GB

2014, Users and Borrowers and Keepers, Lundgren Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, ES

2012, Projections, The Project Space, Oxford, GB


Select Group Exhibitions

2018, When You Travel in Time, Leave Nothing Behind, Lewisham Art House, London, GB

2018, To Our Fellow Artists and Poets Who Are Confused About Which Way to Go, Lundgren Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, ES

2018, ROYGBIV, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, US

2017, NADA Miami Beach, Carbon 12, Miami, US

2017, Pictures of Nothing, PG Art Gallery, Istanbul, TR

2017, Vienna Contemporary, Carbon 12, Vienna, AT

2017, Meaningful Vision, Pembroke College, Oxford, GB

2017, Drifting Here and Now, Here I Am Art Space, Dalian, CN

2017, Art Dubai, Carbon 12, Dubai, AE

2016, Vienna Contemporary, Lundgren Gallery, Vienna, AT

2016, Backdrop: London, ASC Gallery, London, GB

2016, As You Can See, Exhibit 320, Delhi, IN

2016, Backdrop: Berlin, Wilsnacker Strasse, Berlin, DE

2016, Mind Out, A.P.T. Gallery, London, GB

2015, UK/raine: Emerging Artists From the UK and Ukraine, Saatchi Gallery, London, GB

2015, Xenotpoia, Gibberd Gallery, Harlow, GB

2015, Avant-Craft, Pal Zileri, London, GB

2015, Twentieth, A.P.T. Gallery, London, GB

2014, Mineshaft, WW2 Bunker, London, GB

2014, Old Rope ,  Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, GB

2014, Artworks Open, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London, GB 

2014, English Breakfast, Rizzordi Loft, St. Petersburg, RU 

2014, Morphol Scowl, Piccadilly Place, Manchester, GB 

2014, Switch, Pulchri Studio, Den Haag, NL

2012, Saatchi New Sensations, Victoria House, London, GB

2012, The Ruskin Degree Show, The Old Power Station, Oxford, GB

2011, Interim Show, The Old Bookbinders, Oxford, GB

2010, Something On At The Rag Factory, The Rag Factory, London, GB


Awards & Residencies

2014 – 2016, Graduate Studio Award, A.P.T

2014, Griffin Art Prize, Griffin Gallery, Short-listed

2014, WW SOLO Award, WW Gallery

2012, Red Mansion Art Prize, Short-listed

2012, The Ives Prize, The Queen’s College, Oxford

2012, The Vivien Leigh Prize, The Ashmolean Museum

2011, The Slingsby Prize, The Ruskin School of Art, Oxford, Short-listed

2010, The Michel Scholarship, The Queen’s College, Oxford

2010, The Geoffrey Rhodes Prize, The Ruskin School of Art, Oxford


Conference Papers and Talks

2017, Artist Talk, Cypher Collective, Pembroke College, University of Oxford, GB

2017, Artist Talk, Honorarium by ASC Arts & Humanities Large Grant, Ohio State University, US

2016, Artist Talk, Vinay Sharma Studio, Jaipur, IN

2016, Artist Talk, Yve Yang Gallery, Boston, US

2015, Conference Paper, Discourse, Power, Resistance 15: Creative Spaces For Collective Voices, Goldsmiths, University of London, GB



Saatchi Collection

Western Art Print Room Collection, Ashmolean Museum

Art Jameel



Amba Sayal-Bennett, 'Diffractive Analysis: Embodied Encounters in Contemporary Artistic Video Practice', Tate Papers, no.29, Spring 2018



Artforum, October 2017