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pippa el-kadhi brown

London, painter

portrait Pippa El-Kadhi Brown, Credit to Betty Martin.JPG
Howl of the Wolf, 2022, Oil, pastel and charchoal on canvas, 62x52 cm.jpg


Pippa El-Kadhi Brown (b.1996) is a London based artist who explores the enigmatic dialogue between domestic space, consciousness, and the human psyche. She graduated from MA Painting at Royal College of Art (2022), after studying BA Painting at The University of Brighton, School of Art (2018).

Her work has recently been exhibited at Lychee One Gallery for her Solo Exhibition ‘Walls Who Whisper’ (London, 2022). Other solo exhibitions include ‘Where the Dust Settles’ (CBU Gallery, Taipei, 2022), ‘Around You, Within You, or Nowhere at All’ (Ashurst, London, 2020), and ‘House Plants’ (Creekside Projects, London 2019).

She received The Ali H. Alazzi Scholarship Award (2020), The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize (2020), The Art Pegazs Taste of Life Award (2019), The Creekside Graduate Studio Award (2019) and has been shortlisted for the Chadwell Award (2022) and the Global Design Graduate Award (2022).

She has taken part in residencies internationally; Organhaus Residency (2019), Chongqing, China and the Creekside Graduate Studio Residency (2019), London, UK, and has an upcoming residency with Artpegazs’ Artfarm Liepaja in Liepaja, Latvia.

She has been featured by Made in Bed, Where’s The Frame and She Curates.


2020-22  Royal College of Art, Painting MA

2015-18  University of Brighton, School of Art, Painting BA

2014-15  UAL Camberwell College of the Arts, Foundation


2023  Vista, LAMB Gallery, London, UK

          Walls Who Whisper, Lychee One, London, UK

2022  Where the Dust Settles, CBU Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2020  Around You, Within You, or Nowhere at All, Ashurst, London, UK

2019  House Plants, Creekside Projects, London, UK


2023  Imagination Rooms, Pippa El-Kadhi Brown & Roy Oxlade, New Normal Projects, Cromwell Place, London


2023  Extension, Phony Art Collective, Regency Town House, Brighton, UK

          Still Life, Still Living, Lamb Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

          The Ripple Effect, Liepaja Museum, Latvia

          In Living Colour, Amp Gallery, London, UK

2022  Culture EXPO, Culture Centre, Ningbo, China

          Beijing Contemporary Art EXPO Beijing, China

          The Infinite Game: Hide and Seek, WAS Art Centre, Ningbo, China

          A Feast for the Eyes, StART Art Fair, Galleria Foret, Seoul, Korea

          Fancy a Bite?, Studio West, London, UK

          RCA 2022 Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

          Time Lines, Peckham Safe House I, London, UK

          The Booth Without an Art Fair, SET Woolwich, London, UK

          One Art Taipei, The Sherwood Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

          Garden of the New Deity, Lí Gallery, Shanghai, China

2021  Art Taipei, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan

          Under the Same Sky, Peckham Safehouse I, London, UK

          Further Than The Eye Can See, Barkney Wick, London, UK

          Star Start 2, Rear Window Gallery, Hangzhou, China

          The Running Water Takes Me to a Farther Lake, Meisyakan, Ningbo, China

          Interior, Exterior, Sala Salon, London, UK

          Brighten up the Night, Yuan Museum, Hangzhou, China

          The Birthday Party, The Artists Contemporary, web

          WiP Show 2021, Royal College of Art, web

2020  Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2020 Shortlist, Ashurst, London, UK

          Exhibition 104, Amina Malik Gallery, London, UK

          A World Without End, No Barking Art, web

          Your Landscape; Life Inside Quarantine, Q Collective Gallery, web

          DragonT : Ugly Duck, London, UK

2019  Meet and See, Wushan Art Centre, Chongqing, China

          The Taste of Life, Art Pegazs, Riga, Latvia

          The London Ultra, Bargehouse OXO Tower Wharf, London, UK

          Cat's Mother, Her, She, Organhaus, Chongqing, China

          Bleur, Monochrome Studios, London, UK

          Binary, Partisan Collective, Manchester, UK

2018  Present Perfect Continuous, Old Biscuit Factory, London, UK

          Rising Talent, Hastings Art Forum, Hastings, UK

          University of Brighton, School of Art Graduate Show, Grand Parade, Brighton, UK

2017  Land and Sea, Barbican House Museum, Lewes, UK

          Inbetween, Grand Parade, Brighton, UK

2015  UAL Camberwell Summer Show, CCW Progression Centre, London, UK


Bloomberg New Contemporaries Finalist (2023)

Global Design Graduate Award Finalist (2022)

Chadwell Award Finalist (2022)

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize (2020)

The Ali H. Alkazzi Scholarship Award, Royal College of Art (2020)

Art Pegazs Taste of Life Award (2019)

Creekside Artists Graduate Studio Award (2019)

Platform Graduate Award Finalist (2018)

Rising Talent Award Finalist (2018)


Organhaus Studio Residency,  Chongqing, China (2019)

Creekside Artists Graduate Studio Residency, London, UK (2019)


#BOKA GIVING, Boutique Kaotique X Pippa El-Kadhi Brown Clothing Collaboration, in support of LGBT+ Charity

Bernston Bhattacharjee X Women's Aid, Charity Auction against domestic violence

DragonT Fundraiser for the Homeless, in support of The Outsider Project



University of Brighton, School of Art, Visiting Tutor (April 2022)


University of Brighton, School of Art, Alumni Lecture (April 2022)


Royal College of Art, Artist's Talk; The Home Conscious (February 2022)

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