Living and working in London, Martine Poppe received her BA Hons and MFA in Fine Art from the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London in 2011 and 2013 respectively. She has exhibited extensively throughout her native Norway as well as London and the United States. Recent solo exhibitions include Crinkled Escape Routes and Other Somewhat Flat Things, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2016), 50% Grå, Trafo Kunsthall, Norway (2015) and Anatidaephobia, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2014). Recent group exhibitions include Untitled Art Fair, San Francisco (2017), Sotheby’s inaugural exhibition S|2 x SF at their new S|2 space in San Francisco (2015), The Presence of Absence at Berloni Gallery, London, curated by Paul Carey-Kent (2015) and New Order II: British Art Today at Saatchi Gallery, London (2014). Poppe was the artist-in-residence at Hooper Projects, Los Angeles in the summer of 2015. She is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, having recently been chosen as a finalist for Contemporary Visions IV, Beers.London (2016), and shortlisted for the East London Painting Prize (2014) and the Threadneedle Prize (2013). Poppe’s work can be found in the collections of Saatchi, UCL, NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) and University of Oxford.