Chatal Joffe, Megan in Spotted Blouse, 2014. Oil on Canvas.

Dates:  10 October – 14 November 2015
Opening times:  Monday – Saturday, 11:00 – 18:00
Venue:  Delfina Foundation
Entry: Free

Acclaimed artists return to their roots to support the next generation of artists at Delfina Foundation.

Curated by artist Chantal Joffe and curator-critic Sacha Craddock, this major group exhibition brings together 18 former resident artists of Delfina Studio Trust, the predecessor to DelfinaFoundation. The exhibited works capture a particular moment in the history of the Studios, which spanned three decades. They are also testament to the impact that providing time and space can have on artistic development. This exhibition is also a collective gesture of artistic solidarity: the participants have donated their works to support the next generation of artists through Delfina Foundation’s residency programme.

Participating artists include: Anna Barriball, Simon Bill, Ian Dawson, Tacita Dean, Ceal Floyer, Anya Gallaccio, Lucy Gunning, Chantal Joffe, Margherita Manzelli, Ishbel Myerscough, Danny Rolph, Eva Rothschild, Mark Titchner, Mark Wallinger, Martin Westwood, Jane & Louise Wilson, and Richard Woods.

Founded by Delfina Entrecanles CBE, Delfina Studio Trust is renowned for nurturing the stars of today’s art world. As a registered charity, it provided studio space and related facilities for artists at a crucial time in the development of the British art scene. Delfina Foundation, created in 2007, was established as its successor, and is now London’s largest provider of international residencies, offering an opportunity for artists, curators and writers to develop their practice and international networks. More than a dozen Turner Prize nominees are counted in Delfina’s alumni as well as 19 artists who participated in exhibitions at the 56th Venice Biennale, including the Golden Lion-winning Pavilion of Armenia.

Press Release


Exhibition catalogue


Installation images


Gallery supporters

Thomas Dane GalleryFrith Street GalleryVilma GoldHauser & WirthStuart Shave/Modern ArtVictoria Miro GalleryLisson Gallery and Greengrassi.

Special thanks

John Jones for suppling frames

Media Partner

The Art Newspaper

With support from

Jayhawk Fine Art Transportation


Then for Now is part of Delfina Foundation’s fundraising drive this year.

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