Rennie Pilgrem

Rennie Pilgrem

London, Europe, United Kingdom

About Rennie Pilgrem

West London artist who spent 20 years as an award-winning recording artist and international DJ. He ran his own underground dance label releasing 'breakbeat'. He was part of the seminal Rave band Rhythm Section before going solo and performing around the world including Glastonbury, Field Day Australia and The Ultra music Festival in Miami.

He switched to making art full time in 2013 when he got selected for the Royal Academy Summer Show in 2013. He was also short-listed in 2014 and 2015.

His work encompasses many varieties of printmaking including mono prints, screen prints, lino and digital.
Increasingly he is blurring the boundaries between them. He paints onto wood and has been exploring different textures including engineered Ebony and Zabrano on Birch which is then painted over.

Education

Rennie went to Maidstone Grammar school
and then on to Watford Art College.
He spent several years being a copywriter and designer.
In the late 1980s he switched careers and started making object d'art out of metal before being bitten by the rave bug in 1990 when a long career as a dance artist/DJ took him round the world several time.

Events

2014 Artists At Home, West London
2015 The Other Art Fair, Holborn London
2015 Artists At Home, West London
2015 Tribe15, London
2015 The Other Art Fair, Brick Lane London
2015 Joint show Riverside Studios, Twickenham
2016 The Other Art Fair, Holborn, London
2016 Artists At Home, West London
2016 Art House, Richmond and Twickenham
2016 Tribe16, London
2016 Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington
2016 Artwave, Lewes East Sussex
2017 The Other Art Fair, Holborn, London
2017 Artists At Home, West London
2017 Art House, Richmond and Twickenham
2017 Artwave, Lewes, East Sussex
2017 The Other Art Fair Birstol

Exhibitions

2012 Show Hepsibah Gallery, London
2013 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
2013 London Print Studio Summer Exhibition
2014 Group show, Mall Gallery, London
2014 Salisbury Arts Centre, Summer Exhibition
2015 Solo show Hepsibah Gallery, London
2016 Group show Cavendish Centre London
2017 Joint show, Finsbury Business Centre, London
2017 Solo show Cavendish Centre, London
2017 Solo show Below 65 Gallery, Maidstone, Kent