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Horniman Museum

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016 by daksha.patel No Comments

New commission for the Horniman Museum, London! Watch this space for images in the New Year.

Art Gemini Prize

Posted on: August 4th, 2016 by daksha.patel No Comments


Selected for Art Gemini Prize 2016, exhibition at Asia House Gallery, London opens 22 Sept

D Patel, Untitled, Graphite on paper, 87cm x 63cm, 2015

ICAC prize

Posted on: June 15th, 2016 by daksha.patel No Comments

Drawings chosen as best of May/June 2016 entry for ICAC (International Confederation of Art Critics) prize and featured in American Arts news:

D Patel, Untitled 3, Graphite on paper, 87cm x 63cm, 2015

Women Artists: From 1861 to 2015

Posted on: March 9th, 2016 by daksha.patel No Comments

My drawings from the permanent collections at Touchstones Rochdale to feature in new show of work by women artists.



Daksha Patel, Untitled, 2012

Silent Signal symposium

Posted on: January 20th, 2016 by daksha.patel No Comments

I have been invited to present at the Silent Signal symposium, at the University of Derby on 26th February. There is a wonderful line up of speakers; looking forward very much to a stimulating and thought provoking day! For further details about how to attend, please see link below:



Taiwan show

Posted on: November 23rd, 2015 by daksha.patel No Comments


New drawing ‘Lost in K Space’ in upcoming group show ‘Paper, Table, Wall and After’ at the National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei (Nov-Dec 2015).


National Brain Appeal

Posted on: October 20th, 2015 by daksha.patel No Comments

Very pleased to see that the artwork donated to the National Brain Appeal 2015 has sold! The exhibition @OXO, London, invited artists to respond visually to a journey that they have experienced: whether emotional, psychological, real or imagined – using a simple envelope as their starting point.  The aim of the exhibition was to raise awareness of neurological conditions through artistic questioning as patients at The National Hospital embark on their own personal journeys. All sales donated to fund advances in neurology and neurosurgery:


Posted on: September 29th, 2015 by daksha.patel No Comments

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‘Noisy Bodies’ show featured on as monthly feature on Axisweb, with essay by curator Liz Mitchell:

Noisy Bodies

Posted on: September 26th, 2015 by daksha.patel No Comments

Solo show of new drawings and prints ‘Noisy Bodies’ opens on 1 October 2015 at the historic John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester. The exhibition is the outcome of an art and science collaboration residency funded by the University of Manchester.



The John Rylands Library, Historic Reading Room, 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH


1 October – 20 December 2015

Artist/Scientist talk:

29th October 6pm – 7.30pm

AND festival

Posted on: September 24th, 2015 by daksha.patel No Comments


Wonderful two days taking part in the ‘Night of the Living Deadwood’ workshop ( led by Dr Rod Dillon and Dr Jackie Parry from Lancaster University at Grizedale forest. Watch this space for projects evolving out of the event in future!