The British artist Rose Wylie was born in 1934 and she studied at the Royal College of Art. Wylie represented Great Britain in Women To Watch, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C., in 2010. Her first retrospective exhibition was held at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, in 2012, and was followed by her BP Spotlight exhibition at Tate Britain in 2013, which led to museum shows in Philadelphia, Norway, Germany, Denmark and Ireland, among others. In 2011 she was given the Paul Hamlyn Award, in 2014 she won the John Moores Painting Prize, and in 2015 the Royal Academy Award. Wylie’s work is part of private as well as public collections including Tate Britain, The Arts Council Collection, Jerwood Foundation, Hammer Collection and York City Art Gallery.