Gwen Hardie’s first gained attention with her large scale tightly cropped portraits of women. She was born and educated in Scotland and has lived and worked in London and Berlin before settling in New York City in 2000. She has shown with the Lennon Weinberg Gallery and Dinter Fine Art, has been offered residencies at Yaddo, MacDowell and the VCCA. Her work has been reviewed in UK and US publications such as Art In America, The New York Times, The Glasgow Herald, The New Yorker, The Sunday Herald, Contemporary Visual Art, Time Out, The Scotsman and The Independent. Hardie was the youngest living artist ever to be given a solo show at The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, Scotland.