Wright trained in art at Maidstone College of Art and at the RA Schools, London. A member of the NSA, she is also a senior lecturer in Fine Art at Falmouth University, living nearby in a former chapel in Helston. In 2003 she was winner of the Hunting Art Prize and in 2009 she won the National Open Art Competition. Wright was awarded a two year residency with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2008. In 2013 she became joint winner of the prestigious Threadneedle Prize with 'The Guilty's Gaze on the Innocent'. She is a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy summer shows.
Wright is a tutor at Newlyn School of Art (2016).
works and access
Works incl: Standing Shadow (2001); Drifting Shadow (2002), both of which are studies of her son Theo, the younger of her two boys [both illus in Cross 2002], Shadow Branches (2006) illus on Tate St Ives past exhibitions site
2007: Tate St Ives, Art Now Cornwall Exhibition, Feb-May (selected group show)
2011: The Exchange, Penzance 'Print!' Apr-Jul 2011: Contemporary and historic prints/printmakers
2013: The Millennium Gallery, St Ives 'New Drawings', Oct-Nov
2013: Newlyn Art Gallery - Newlyn School of Art Tutors Fundraising Exhibition (24 Oct-2 Nov)
Millennium Gallery, St Ives: Mixed Winter Exhibition Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014
2012 RWA; NSA
misc further info
Cross (2002) Catching the Wave (photo likeness and illus)
Invitation card (2011) Print!
Tate St Ives (2007) Art Now Cornwall Artist Guide, past exhibitions/on-line