Mali Morris was born in North Wales in 1945 and studied Fine Art at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (BA) and the University of Reading (MFA) during the 1960s.

Her first major solo exhibitions were at the Serpentine Summer Show 3, London, 1977, and the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 1979. She has shown extensively since then in over forty solo shows, and in many group exhibitions: John Moores at the Walker in Liverpool, in London at the Whitechapel Gallery, Serpentine Gallery, Hayward Gallery, and the Barbican, as well as a number overseas.

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A major survey show of 25 years Mali Morris: Calling is at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, until 22.12.23.
Mali Morris is on Private Passions, BBC Radio 3, 12 Nov 2023. And thereafter on

Her 33 Banners, commissioned by the Royal Academy and Art in Mayfair, hung above Bond Street in 2022 and many are now donated to Maggies Centres and the Ikon Gallery Birmingham.

Recent solo shows were Three Ghosts at Hales Gallery, New York, 2022; Keeper’s House, Royal Academy, London, 2022; Tennant Gallery, Royal Academy, London 2019; FOLD Gallery, London, 2017.

Her work is in private and public collections worldwide, including Arts Council England, British Council, Contemporary Arts Society, Fitzwilliam Cambridge, Government Art Collection, Pallant House, Royal Collection, Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester, and Museum of Wales Cardiff. She was Chair of the selection panel for Jerwood Contemporary Painters in 2009, and a Selector/Mentor for Jerwood Painting Fellowships, 2012-13. In 2014 she was a Selector for John Moores Painting Prize China, in Shanghai. She is a founder-member of the charity Art in Perpetuity Trust (A.P.T) and was a mentor on the APT/Fenton Award for emerging artists, 2021-22. She was a Trustee of Poetry London, 2013 – 2019.
Flags in Bond Street  London, Summer 2022
Flags in Bond Street
London, Summer 2022
Line Dancer  2017   70 x 80 cm Acrylic on canvas Private Collection
Mali Morris: Painting  
Monograph published by Royal Academy, in 2019
Texts by Sam Cornish, Mel Gooding
& Mali Morris
Mali Morris has taught and examined at many Departments of Fine Art, including Royal College of Art, Slade School of Art, University of Reading, Newcastle University and Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London, where she was Senior Lecturer in Painting from 1991-2005. From 2019 - 2020 she was Professor of Painting at RA Schools.

In March 2010 she was elected as a Member of the Royal Academy of Arts, and shows annually at the RA Summer Exhibitions.

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