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Born in London in 1961, British artist Tarka Kings studied at the Royal Academy schools for both degree and post graduate . Kings makes intricate, processed based works using graphite, coloured pencil, and most recently cut - paper. Subtle and closely observed mark making is at the heart of her practice.

Tarka Kings is represented by Offer Waterman.


1961 Born, London
1972-79 St Paul's Girls' School
1981-87 Royal Academy schools degree and post graduate degree

2015 Mountain Standard Time, Kapoor House
2015 Tarka Kings & Tristano di Robilant, Faggionato Fine Art
2014 The House, Faggionato Fine Art
2014 Diana and Actaeon, Chatsworth Wall Drawings
2013 "Soon" opera set design, Riverside Studios
2012 Royal Academy
2011 Maggie's Centre Glasgow, Rem Koolhass Building
2011 Lingua Franca, Faggionato Fine Art
2009 Kate Atkin, Tarka kings WY Work, 52 Hoxton sq
2008 Residency at The Ucross foundation Wyoming USA
2009 Group show Houldsworth
2007 Sick and Tired of Purity, Fine Art Society
2004 Caledonia, Nigel Greenwood and Camilla Davidson
2003 Maggie's Centre, Dundee, Frank Gehry Building
2002 Art Tube, Art on the Underground
2001 Ingleby Gallery
1999 The Fine Art Society, Night Train
1994 Rebecca Hossack Gallery
1991 Rebecca Hossack Gallery
1985 Creative Salvage
1986 Gallery 24, two-man show with Tom Dixon
1988 Tarka kings / Catherine Goodman two man show

Visiting tutor The Royal Drawing School Shoreditch