Neal Rock received an MFA from Central St. Martins School of Art & Design in London in 2000 and an Honours BFA from the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham, UK, in 1999. He was an Artist-in-Residence at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2007; received a Wales Art International Grant from the British Council in 2004; and was awarded a Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts Fellowship in 2001.
Group exhibitions include Expander The Royal Academy of Arts, London / Extreme Abstraction the Albright Knox, Buffalo NY / Landscape Confection curated by Helen Molesworth at the Wexner Centre for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio & Contemporary Art Museum Houston & Orange County Museum of Art / Can Buildings Curate Storefront for Art & Architecture NYC. Solo exhibitions include, FA Projects, London (2003) / Henry Urbach Architecture NYC (2004) / Grand Arts, Kansas City, Mo (2006) / The New Art Gallery Walsall, UK (2009) / Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (2010). His work has been presented at fairs such as the Armory Show NYC, Art Basel Miami and Art Cologne. In 2007 his work was nominated for the Jerwood Contemporary Painters, UK and most recently the 2014 John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK.
Learn more about Rock's fellowship by viewing his interview below.