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Odette Farrell has a B.A. in Architecture from the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM) in Mexico City. She has a Diploma in Marketing from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a Diploma in Painting from the Hellenic Cultural Institute in Mexico.

Since year 2008 she lives and works in London. She has been council member of the Hesketh Hubbard Art Society (part of the Royal Society of British Artists), Praxis N16 and Free Painters and Sculptures, all based in London. Her wide artistic production includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, and installations.

Her Studio now is based in Hackney Wick, London.


Awards / Grants / Residencies

2019 Hackney WickED Art Prize finalist (shortlisted as part of top three) London, UK

2019 Camaradas Award for my piece "Others", London, UK

2011 London Public Art Commission Finalist for wire installation "River", Woodberry Down, London, UK

2008 UNESCO ASCHBERG Competition Finalist, Fellowship in Alcalá del Jucar: Art residency in Albacete, Spain

2008 Art Residency in Cill Rialaig, Co. Kerry, Ireland

2006 Award for painting “The Road” at National Watercolour Competition, Mexico City, Mexico 

2005 Award for painting “Nadihelli” at National Watercolour Competition, Mexico City, Mexico

2005 Honourable Mention at “BIRD 2005 INTERNATIONAL ART AWARD, Beijing, China

Museum Exhibitions

2018 Burgh House & Hampstead Museum

2007 Group Exhibition at Dolores Olmedo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

2005 Bird International Art Award at Beijing Natural Culture Centre, Beijing, China

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019 Hackney WickED Open Studios, London, UK

2016 Manor House Development Trust, London, UK

2015 Butterfield Bank, London, UK

2009 Urban Retreat Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2009 Blackbird Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

2008 Fundacion Sebastian, Mexico City, Mexico

2007 Atenea Gallery, San Miguel Allende, Mexico

2006 Casa de Cultura de Tabasco, Mexico City, Mexico

2003 Europäische Akademie, Berlin, Germany

2003 Guillermo Kahlo Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

Selected Group Shows

2023 Barclays Headquarters, London, UK

2022 Black Swan Arts, Somerset, UK

2021 Koppel Project Piccadilly, London, UK

2021 Waterford Gallery, Milford Haven, Wales, UK

2020 Waterford Gallery, Milford Haven, Wales, UK

2019 The Trampery on Fish Island, London, UK

2019 Menier Gallery, London, UK

2018 Oxo Tower, London,UK

2018 Espacio Gallery, London,UK

2017 Menier Gallery, London, UK

2016 Fitzrovia Gallery, London, UK

2014 Hotel Elephant Gallery, London, UK

2013 Menier Gallery, London, UK

2013 Curious Duke Gallery, London, UK

2012 Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, London, UK

2012 Curious Duke Gallery, London, UK

2011 La Galleria, Paul Mall, London, UK

2011 Bowlish Art Gallery, AAF Bristol and London UK

2010 Go Figurative, Broadgate Circus, London, UK

2010 Highgate Contemporary, London, UK

2010 The Mall Galleries, London

2010 Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK

2009 Blackbird Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

2008 Alcalá del Jucar Castle, Alcala del Jucar, Spain

2007 Gallery of China C. Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China

2006 Casa Lamm, Mexico City, Mexico

2006 The Narrow Space Gallery, Clonmel, Ireland

2005 411 Galleries, Hangzhou, China

2005 The Narrow Space Gallery, Clonmel, Ireland

2005 Loughlin Bowe Fine Art, Kilkenny, Ireland

2004 Basilica dei S.S. Apostoli, Rome, Italy

2004 Casa Talavera Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

2003 Arte In Gallery, Rome, Italy

2003 Alfredo Ramos Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico


Represented in private collections in Bahamas, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, USA & Great Britain.

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