Grace Schwindt

Staff details

Position Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
Department Art
Email g.schwindt (
Phone +44 (0)20 n/a

Academic qualifications

  • 2006 – 2008 MA in Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Art, London
  • 2001 – 2005 BA in Photography, University of Westminster, London

Professional projects

Grace has received grants from Arts Council England, Elephant Trust, Arts Admin Bursary, Goethe Institute Glasgow, and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, among others. She additionally won three travel scholarships — the Boise Travel Scholarship, the German Consulate in New York's Travel Award, and the British Council's Travel Award — in 2010. She was shortlisted for the 2013 Jarman Award and received the FLAMIN Productions Award in 2013 and 2011. She has also won the Film and Video Umbrella Free to Air Award and taken part in the Associate Artists Programme at LUX Artists Moving Images.

She has been artist in residency at the Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow, the Wiels-Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels and the Gershwin Foundation in New York, and been invited to speak at conferences at the ICA and the University of East London.  

Her most recent solo exhibitions took place at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver and Site Gallery in Sheffield. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions at The Showroom, Photographers' Gallery and South London Gallery in London, Badischer Kunstverein in Germany, and the Gershwin Gallery in New York. Her work has been screened at events including the Artist Film Club at the ICA in London, the 56th International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen, Germany, the Musicaexmachina Festival in Spain, the Festival du film de Compiègne in France, the  Goethe Institute's International Festival of Video and New Media in Morocco, the Salon de Arte Digital Festival in Venezuela, the Brighton Film Festival and the Spill Festival of Performance in London.




Schwindt, Grace. 2018. Silent Dance. UNDEFINED.

Schwindt, Grace. 2016. Group exhibition: Ensemble sin órganos (Ensemble without organs) at Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam. In: "Group exhibition: Ensemble sin órganos (Ensemble without organs)", Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba, July 7–24, 2016.

Schwindt, Grace. 2015. Solo Exhibition: Run a Home, Build a Town, Lead a Revolution. An Exhibition in Three Acts. In: "Solo Exhibition: Run a Home, Build a Town, Lead a Revolution. An Exhibition in Three Acts", MARCO - Museum of Contemporary Arts, Vigo, Spain.

Schwindt, Grace. 2014. Solo exhibition: Only a Free Individual Can Create a Free Society at Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany. In: "Solo exhibition: Only a Free Individual Can Create a Free Society", Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany.


Schwindt, Grace. 2017. Opera and Steel. In: "Performatik, Brussels and Something Raw Festival, Amsterdam", Kaaitheatre, Belgium, 2017 and 2018.

Art Object

Schwindt, Grace. 2015. Little Birds and a Demon - a Still Life.


Schwindt, Grace. 2018. The Birder.

Schwindt, Grace. 2014. Only a Free Individual Can Create a Free Society, 2014.

Schwindt, Grace. 2012. Tenant.