Emma Hart lives and works in London. In 2016 she won the Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery. In 2015 she was awarded a Paul Hamlyn Foundation award for Visual Art.

Recent solo exhibitions include: Banger, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2018), Mamma Mia! Whitechapel Gallery and the Collezione Maramotti, Italy (2017); Commercial Breakz, Frieze Art Fair, London (2017); Love Life with Jonathan Baldock, Peer, London, The Grundy Gallery, Blackpool and De Le Warr Pavilion, Bexhill (2016-7); Giving It All That, Folkestone Triennial (2014); Dirty Looks, Camden Arts Centre (2013).

Recent group exhibitions include: Further Thoughts on Earthy Materials, Kunsthaus Hamburg, DE; In My Shoes, Arts Council Touring Exhibition, Yorkshire Sculpture Park; An ear, severed, listens, Chert, Berlin, DE (2017); Sticky Intimacy, Chapter, Cardiff, UK (2016); Only the Lonely, La Galerie CAC Noisy Le Sec, France (2015); Dear Luxembourg, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg (2015); Hey I'm Mr.Poetic, Wysing Arts Centre (2014).

Hart's work is held in public collections including the Arts Council Collection, The Government Art Collection, British Council Collection and The Grundy Art Gallery Collection

Hart received an MA in Fine Art from the Slade in 2004 and completed her PhD in Fine Art at Kingston University in 2013. Hart is a lecturer at the Slade School of Fine Art, London.


A Long Hard Look. Emma Hart. Monograph published by The Fruitmarket Gallery.

Mamma Mia! catalogue published by Whitechapel Gallery, to accompany solo exhibition.

Vitamin C: New Perspectives in Contemporary Art, Clay and Ceramics published by Phaidon

Suckerz by Ellen Mara De Wachter, commissioned by L’Etrangere Gallery.

Big Mouth at Grand Union, text by Elinor Morgan

File Note #80 Emma Hart , published by Camden Arts Centre, text by Kathy Noble.

TO DO, published by Matt’s Gallery with text by Sally O’Reilly.


2019 Art Forum (print), Banger review, Summer Issue.

2018 Feature article (print), ART Das Kunstmagazin, Dec 2018.

2018 Studio International (digital) Banger review.

2018 Burlington Contemporary (digital) Banger review.

2017 Laura Cumming’s Best Art of 2017, The Guardian, 10 Dec.

Emma Hart Interview Mousse Magazine, Dec Issue. (print)

Chris Sharratt, Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart; Frieze, 20 Nov (print)

Frieze Art Fair, News article. The New York Times 6 Oct

Women to Watch at Frieze, Vogue Magazine 4 Oct

Frieze Art Fair Review, a-n Magazine (digital) 5 Oct.

Mamma Mia! Review, Ceramic Review. Issue 288.

Emma Hart Feature. 18 August

Emma Hart Feature. Apollo Magazine.Sept Issue

Emma Hart Interview. Crafts Magazine. July/August Issue

Emma Hart Feature.The Guardian. 6 July

Mamma Mia! Review. Evening Standard. 12 July.

Mamma Mia! Review. Apollo Magazine. 21 July.

2016 The New York Times, Emma Hart Feature.19 October

The Great Ceramics Revival, The Independent, 13 March.

Artsnight, hosted by Maria Balshaw BBC2, 12th Feb 2016

2015 In Focus: Emma Hart by Colin Perry, Frieze Magazine March 2015 vol.169 (print)

In the Studio, article by Karen Wright, The Independent 19 Nov 2015

2014 Folkestone Triennial Review, Evening Standard 28/08/14

Folkestone Triennial Review, Art Monthly, Sept 2014 Issue

Folkestone Triennial Review, The Daily Telegraph 06/08/14

2013 Dirty Looks review, Evening Standard 26/07/13.

2012 Car Crash, Feature. Source Magazine, Summer Issue.

2011 TO DO review, Art Monthly, Nov, No.351. (print)