Whitney McVeighWhitney McVeigh
Whitney McVeigh was born in New York, USA in 1968. She studied at the Edinburgh College of Art where she began to explore visual arts in relation to sculptural form and the portrait head. McVeigh has travelled extensively for her work, with significant periods spent in Europe, India and China while keeping a home base in the UK. In 2006 she attended the Salon of Louise Bourgeois in New York where she gave a short talk about her current work. In 2007 she was artist in resident at NY Arts in their Beijing space where she was shown with another British painter.
Whitney McVeigh is currently represented by Being 3 Gallery in China and Sieff Gallery in London. In late 2008 she will be given a solo show by Being 3 in China. In November 2007, she showed at the Broadway Gallery in New York. She has worked on portrait commissions and has shown both in solo and group shows internationally. Most recently Arcaute Contemporaneo have taken her work on in Mexico. In March this year McVeigh showed with Saatchi online at Form Art fair and at The Gallery, Soho with Belgian photographer Pascal Demeester. Her work featured in the Times, Financial Times and NY Arts magazine in March 2008. In June, 2008, NY Arts magazine published ‘Bed Heads’ online and 3 Heads will feature in the July issue of the magazine. An interview and images of the Heads will feature in Point de Vue magazine in August 2008.