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Noemi Conan

Noemi Conan, born in Warsaw, Poland in 1987. Painter. Lives and works in London.


Exploring the narrative potential of visual art through surreal, confrontational and/or humorous images of female friends, family and feline companions in forest landscapes of firs and ferns. Weaving Slavic folklore with themes from communist and capitalist propaganda into stories based on the personal experience of a young woman in off-centre 90’s Eastern Europe.


Conan’s work has been exhibited internationally throughout the UK and Europe. Her work is in the collections of Soho House London, Glasgow School of Art and the Urban Nation Museum in Berlin. She has been selected as one of Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2021, has been featured in the John Moores Painting Prize in 2020, the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 2021 and the Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Painting and Printmaking from the Glasgow School of Art followed by the Royal Drawing School Drawing Year (2021-2022). Currently at the Turps Studio Programme (2022-2023) and The Fores Project February-March 2023 residency.


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