events & exhibitions


2017 The Dark Self, York ST Mary’s, York
2015 Reassembling the Self, Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, Manchester
2014 Reassembling the Self GV Art, London Read more
2014 Transience Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London Read more Read more
2013 Transience GV Art gallery, London Read more Read more
2013 Susan Aldworth: The Portrait Anatomised National Portrait Gallery Read more
2012 Reassembling the Self Hatton Gallery and Vane, Newcastle. Read more – Reviews
2008-9 Scribing the Soul Arts Council funded touring exhibition: Transition Gallery, London, Peninsula Arts, Plymouth, Science Oxford, Customs House, South Shields
2007 Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador, invited artist


2109 Sleep Well, Vögele Kultur Zentrum, Switzerland
2018 Prism: Khoros Clifford Chance, London,
2018 Graphic Editions, Oriel Gallery, Belfast
2018 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2017 Realisation Prints by Susan Aldworth +Jane Dixon, Fitzwilliam Museum
2017 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2017 Course Leaders, Clifford Chance, London
2017 International Print Biennale, Cremona, Italy
2016 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2017 The Malleable Self, Museum Het Dolhuys, Haarlem, Netherlands
2016 Prism 5, International Printmakers, Clifford Chance, London
2015 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2015 Post Mortem, The Rommelare Institute, Ghent, Belgium
2015 Impact, China Academy of Contemporary Art Museum, Hang Zhou City, China
2015 Prism: World Printmaking, Gallery Goto, Tokyo
2014 Encyclopedia Galactica, GV Art, London
2013 Mind Maps: Stories from Psychology, Science Museum, London
2013 Prism, Yanagisawa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2013 Compulsion exhibition, St Clements Hospital, London  Read more
2012 6th International Kyoto Hanga International Print Exhibition Japan/UK
2012 BETWEEN  East Wing Somerset House. Read more
2012 Brain Mind into Matter, Wellcome Collection, London
2012 Polymath, GV Art, London
2012 Between exhibition and discussion at Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge
2011 Trauma GV Art, London
2011 Images of the Mind Moravian Gallery Brno, Czech Republic.
2011 Images of the Mind Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden
2011 Art & Science GV Art, London
2011 Kinetica Art FairGV Art, London
2011 The Art of Ageing Great North Museum, Newcastle
2010 BrainstormGV Art, London
2010 Discerning EyeMall Gallery, London
2010 400 WomenShoreditch Town Hall, London
2010 Altered States Waterside Arts Centre, Sale
2010 Key of LifeScheltema Contemporary Gallery, Leiden, Netherlands
2010 Out of Body selected forSwedenberg Short Film Festival
2010 PRINTWORKS, Group Print show Unit 2, London Metropolitan University
2010 Out of Body selected forEast End Film Festival
2010 Landscapes of the Mind Williams College Museum of Art, USA
2010 Out of Body London Short Film Festival, ICA
2009 Copyright: Human Musee de la Civilization, Quebec, Canada
2009 Christmas Exhibition, Collyer Bristow, London
2009 Northern Print Biennale, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
2009 Configuration, Group Show, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London
2009 Methodical Adventures,Print show Unit 2, London Metropolitan University
2009 Art of Medicine, Group exhibition, British Institute of Radiology, London
2009 This Fatal Subject: Old Operating Theatre Museum, London
2008 This Fatal Subject: Gordon Museum of Pathology, KCL, London
2007 Mapping the Imagination, group show, V&A London


2017 Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
2017 V&A
2011 Wellcome Library Collection, London
2010 Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown USA
2010 Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital
2010 Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital
2010 Newcastle University
2009 V&A
2009 British Museum
2009 Hunterian Museum
2009 Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University
2008 V&A
2006 Royal London Hospital


2017-20 Artist in Residence at Newcastle University
2018 Bridgeman Art Studio prize ( runner up)
2017 & 2018 Wellcome Trust grants
2015 – 8 Judge for the Koestler Awards
2014 and 2017 Research grants from GSTC for The Dark Self
2007,2008,2009,2011 Arts council grants
2013,2014 and 2017 Arts Council grants
2011-17 Regular presenter on BBC Radio 3 and 4 Arts programmes
2014-7 Artist in Residence, Medical School, York University


2018 Keynote Speaker for the University of the Creative Arts Research Conference
2017 Artist’s Talk, York ST Mary’s
2017 Artist’s talk, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
May 2016 The Eye’s Mind, UEA
June 2015 Painting With My Back to the World, Tate Modern, London
May 2015 Artist’s talk, Winchester School of Art
May 2015 Artist’s talk, Waterside Art Centre, Sale
June 2013 In Conversation, National Portrait Gallery, London
April 2013 Artist’s talk, National Portrait Gallery, London
May 2013 University of the Arts, London
October 2012 Artist’s talk, San Francisco State University, USA