Vincent Hawkins (b.1959, UK) lives and works London. He has exhibited extensively in Britain and internationally with solo shows in Chicago and Paris in recent years. In 2019 his solo show ‘Growing a Soul’ was presented at L’AHAH Paris, France. Hawkins’ work has been included in group shows in the USA, Italy, France and the UK. He was shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize (2006), was a finalist in the John Moores Painting Prize (2012) and a Prize Winner in the 2006 John Moore’s 24. Hawkins also exhibited work in the Summer Exhibition at The Royal Academy of Arts, London in 2007 and 2008. Hawkins was included in the inaugural exhibition at Sid Motion Gallery in 2016, and had his first UK solo show at the gallery in May 2019. Hawkins was selected to exhibit at PaintLounge / Sluice in late 2018. In the summer of 2022, Hawkins will exhibit in St Tugdual chapel in Brittany, France, for The Festival of Art in Chapels, and in the group exhibition ‘Thought Forms’ at PS Mirabel, Manchester.