Polly Morgan was born in Banbury, Oxfordshire in 1980.

In 1998 she moved to East London to read English Literature at London University. As an undergraduate she became acquainted with many prominent artists working in the area, and inspired by their example she took up taxidermy and began making sculptural work in 2004.

Having studied with Scottish taxidermist George Jamieson, Morgan began to play with and dismantle taxidermy traditions, creating sculptures that brought her work to the attention of many notable collectors and curators both in Britain and internationally.

Selected Exhibitions:

Solo:

Endless Plains, All Visual Arts - London, 2012;

Dead Time, Void, Derry, 2011;

Pyschopomps, Haunch of Venison, 2010;

The Exquisite Corpse – a Reconstruction project, 2007.

Burials, Workshop Arte Contemporanea – Venice, 2011

Still Life After Death, Kristy Stubbs Gallery, Dallas, USA.

Group:

10, 000 Hours, Kunstmuseum Thurgau, Switzerland, 2012;

Passion Fruits, ME Collectors Room, Berlin, 2011;

Contemporary Eye, (Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, 2010)

Mythologies (Haunch of Venison, 2009)

You Dig the Tunnel, I’ll Hide the Soil (White Cube, 2008)

Collections include:

Thomas Olbricht, Omer Koc, Anita Zabludowicz, Ivor Braka, David Roberts, Didier Casimiro.

Polly Morgan continues to live and work in London.

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