Helena Foster


Lives and works in London.

BA (Hons) Painting, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London, 2007-2010.
Foundation, Fine Art (Painting), Chelsea College of Arts, London, 2006-2007.

Solo Exhibitions
To See Beyond Seeing, Simon Lee Gallery, London, 2023
In One Breath,
French Riviera, London, 2022
Things of The World
, online, 2021
Flesh & Spirit
, Bow Arts, Thamesmead, London, 2020
, Studio 1.1, Shoreditch, London, 2019
Money, Love, Jealousy, OM's, Victoria Island, Lagos, 2019
Space In Between
, Seesaw Studio, Dalston, London, 2018

Group Exhibitions
of intimacy and quietude,
Sid Motion Gallery, London, 2024.
Image Impressions, FF Projects, Lagos, 2023.
Time, Pablo’s Birthday, New York, 2023.
Cosmic Coincidences, French Riviera, London, 2022.
Manifold, FF Projects, London, 2022.
Gertrude Presents, London, 2022.
Leo Asemota & Helena Foster: Materials For A Performance Of Unknown Reasons, London, 2022.
Elbow Room, The Sunday Painter, London, 2022.
EQX 22. 20:20. 21, French Riviera, London, 2021.
Art X Lagos, Septieme Gallery, 2021.
Entre Amis Trois, French Riviera, London, 2020.
Viva la Fiesta, French Riviera, Bethnal Green, London, 2020.
Entre Amis Deux, French Riviera, Bethnal Green, London, 2019.
Black, The Crypt Gallery, St Pancras, London, 2018
50 / 50, The Crows Nest Gallery, London, 2018.
Encounter, Jewel Piccadilly, London, 2018.
Art Hub Gallery, Deptford, London 2017.
Storytelling, Remp Art Gallery, Marrakech, 2010.
Degree show, Camberwell College of Arts, 2010.
Youth Art Interchange II: A sense of perspective. Tate Britain 2009.

Curatorial & Collaborative
Lagos Biennial: How to Build A Lagoon with Just A Bottle of Wine, Guest Projects, Shonibare Studios, London, 2019.
Foundations in Curating, Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, 2018.
Tate Collective Talk, Tate Britain, London, 2017.
Modern & Contemporary African Art. Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, 2016.
Adidas Collaboration: “When I see you, I See Me”. Late at Tate, 2015.
Power Myth & Technology: A one-day symposium at Tate Modern, 2013.
Hyperlink – Circuit, Tate Modern, London, 2013.
In Conversation: Q & Artist Kehinde Wiley. Tate Britain, 2013.
Benjamin, Benin and Britain: A Diamond Jubilee. The British Museum, London, 2012.
The Ens Project: “Count Off for Eo Ipso” Leo Asemota. Tate Tanks, Tate Modern, 2012.
Controversy in Art. Art Session, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2011.
Louis Vuitton Young Arts Project Summer Academy, 2010.
Britishistory Series: Make it up, Mix it up & Talk it up. Tate Britain, 2010.
Fearless. Kultu, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010.
UK-China 400: Creativity and Cultural Innovation, British Council, Shanghai, 2009.

Tate Collective Alumni

Art Residency
Thamesmead Texas, Thamesmead, London, 2020
Terre Sans Frontiere|And'Art. Marrakech, Morocco, 2010.

Konfekt Kompakt
- Issue 62. Home Truths / Helena Foster: Refined Palette, 2023.
Preoccupied with Things Left Behind: On Three Nigerian Artists, 2022.
- Art on Subscription, 2021.
England: Talking of Art - Contemporary Artists from England, Imago Mundi, 2020.
Good Trouble Magazine
, Issue 22, August 2018: UNMANIFESTO.
Under The Influence Magazine
, The Africa issue, 2012.
Issues of Identity, Purpose and Direction: Conversation between Jelili Atiku and Helena Foster.