lives/works in London and Brighton.
1995 Falmouth School of Art, B.A Fine Art, Painting
2007 M.F.A. Painting, Royal College of Art, London
Awards and Bursaries
2011: São Paulo Biennial Exhibiting Award
2011: Lara Viana, Galerie De Expeditie Amsterdam, Holland, 03.09.11 – 15.10.11.
2011: Lara Viana, Conrads Galerie Duesseldorf, Germany, 01 – 31.07.11.
2011: Ruins, Permanent Gallery/The Regency Town House, Brighton, UK, publication with an essay by Laura McLean–Ferris, design by Alex Rich.
2010: Lara Viana (domobaal editions pocket book).
2009: Lara Viana, Exeter Phoenix (essay by Rebecca Geldard).
2011: Mail Art at the Memorial, curated by Pablo Ferretti at Galeria Progresso, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
2010: This one's 4 Ruby at Rochelle School fundraising event and auction, London.
2010: Art Blitz at Transition gallery, London.
2010: Art Brussels 'Young Talent' domobaal gallery.
2010: SV10 Members Show, selected by Jennifer Higgie and Rebecca Warren.
2010: Psychic Geography, Eric Bainbridge, Sophie Lisa Beresford, David Blandy, Dan Ford, Laura Lancaster, Mike Pratt, James Richards, Daniel Silver and Lara Viana at Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK.
2009: FringeMK, Milton Keynes, UK.
2009: Time is a Sausage (A Show of Shows) domobaal.
2009: The Manchester Contemporary, with Marcel Dinahet and Felicity Powell, invited by the Arts Council, England, domobaal booth.
2009: Whitechapel gallery, EEA Multiple commission.
2009: East End Academy, The Painting Edition 09.07.09 20.09.09 selectors: Gillian Carnegie, Marion Naggar, Francis Outred, Barry Schwabsky, Anthony Spira, Whitechapel Gallery, London. (catalogue)
2008: Bloomberg New Contemporaries, A Foundation, Liverpool, touring to Rochelle School, Arnold Circus, London, selectors: Richard Billingham, Ceal Floyer and Ken Lum.
2008: Lost and Found, Blyth Gallery, London.
2008: AWOPBOPALOOBOP, Transistion Gallery, London.
2008: Start your Collection, Contemporary Art Projects, London.
2008: Borrowed Time, Tricycle Gallery, London.
2008: Nature 00, Contemporary Art Projects, London.
2008: Untitled, Shoreditch Town Hall, London.
2008: My Penguin, 30 Project Space, London.
2007: The Great Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London.
2007: Start your Collection, Contemporary Art Projects, London.
2006: Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London.
2006: Matches and Petrol, A & D Gallery, London.
2005: AfterImage, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton.
2011: Terra Magazine Culture Section, Brazil, 12.03.11.
2011: Editor's Pick, Top International Shows: February 28 – March 6, Saatchi online magazine.
2011: publication for Lara Viana's solo exhibition at The Regency Town House, Brighton, essay by Laura McLean–Ferris, design by Alex Rich.
2011: It's all in the delivery: new annual publication.
2010: An interview with Nicholas James, Cv/VAR publications, 2010.
2009: Garageland issue nine 'Migration' winter 2009/2010.
2009: Time Out, Helen Sumpter: In The Studio, August.
2009: Whitechapel Gallery, East End Academy, The Painting Edition, catalogue, June.
2009: Rebecca Geldard, essay commissioned for Phoenix Gallery, Exeter, June.
2008: New Contemporaries, Catalogue.
2007: Jonathan Miles, London, May.