Henry Kondracki

Artist Biography

Henry Kondracki was born in Edinburgh, 1953. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London, from 1982 to 1986. He has received the Cheltenham Drawing Prize (1999), the Hunting Art Prize (2004) and has twice been the recipient of the Slade Fine Art Prize. His work has been widely exhibited in the UK and abroad


Solo exhibitions

1979   Traverse Theatre Club, Edinburgh.

1984    The Artists' Collective Gallery, Edinburgh.

1987    Vanessa Devereux Gallery, London.

1988    Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

1989    Vanessa Devereux Gallery, London.

1991    'Easter Road', William Jackson Gallery, London.

1992    The Artists' Collective Gallery, Edinburgh.

1994    William Jackson Gallery, London.

Gallery M, London.

1995    Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.

1996   Flowers East at London Fields, London.

1997   Bellevue Gallery, Edinburgh.

1998   Flowers Graphics, London.

Flowers East, London.

2000   'Kondracki's Edinburgh', Flowers West, Santa Monica, California.

2001   Flowers East, London.

2003   Flowers Central, London.

2004   Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

2007   Flowers, New York.

2008   Lemon Street Gallery,Truro

2008   Michael Richardson Art Space

2009  Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2010  Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2012  Scottish Gallery Edinburgh


1978      Scottish Arts Council, Materials and Costs Award.

1979      Scottish Arts Council, Minor Bursary. 

1983      The Sir William Coldstream Prize at the Slade Whitworth Young Contemporaries,  a  prize from the Granada Foundation, Manchester.

1984     The Rodney Burn Prize at the Slade for best figurative work in the session1983-84.

1985     Slade Prize in Fine Art for the session 1984-85.

1986     Slade Prize in Fine Art for the session 1985-86.

1987     South Bank Board Prize.

1991     Spectator/Adam & Co Art Prize – Travel Fresh Horizons.

1995     Prize winner, John Moores Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.

1997     Noble Grossard, Scotland on Sunday (third prize).

1999     Cheltenham Drawing Prize.

2000     Hunting Group (Regional Prize).

2004     Hunting Art Prize (1st Prize).

Singer Friedlander(2nd Prize).

2013     Open Eye Prize RS

Selected Exhibitions