Exhibition & Project Archive
Exhibitions & Projects
01 November 2018
To honour the centenary of women's suffrage, SHOWstudio present 100 Women. Curated by SHOWstudio’s Gallery Manager Bex Cassie, the exhibition is comprised of 100 fashion illustrations that celebrate women.
SHOWstudio Fashion Illustration Pop Up x CIFF
30 January 2018
SHOWstudio invited its long time collaborator and artist Fiona Gourlay to illustrate looks from CIFF's A/W 18 fashion shows. Allowing the public unprecedented access and insight into her unique artistic process. Throughout the period, the space evolved as Gourlay illustrated onto the walls directly.
SHOWstudio Fashion Illustration Floral Street Pop-Up
19 October 2017
SHOWstudio are offering the public a chance explore their extensive archive of original fashion illustrations! Each commissioned by Nick Knight, these pieces are on show in SHOWstudio's brand new Pop-Up on Covent Garden's newly opened Floral Street. The space will be open until January 2018 and will host a selection of SHOWstudio's illustrators taking residency in the space, offering the public a chance to watch them work first hand. The space also offers the public a chance to sit on one of SHOWstudio's panel sets, set out as a reading corner with a curated selection of books and magazines.
Moving Kate Tokyo
29 June 2017
The Mass gallery in Tokyo will present a SHOWstudio takeover between 30th June - 30th July. Featuring SHOWstudio's ‘Moving Kate’ exhibition, SHOWstudio 01 and a Nick Knight Roses Portfolio. Each of these elements will provide insight into this world renowned fashion platform and its founder Nick Knight.
21 May 2017
Fashion Flora presents an explorative look at the use of flowers as a motif in fashion throughout the decades, as seen by a selection of SHOWstudio's network of contemporary fashion illustrators. Depicted garments have been hand-selected by Flora Starkey, one of the most exciting floral designers working today, and date back as far the 1880s.
19 February 2017
Kate Moss is one of SHOWstudio’s most prolific and valued contributors. Here, her many collaborations with Nick Knight and SHOWstudio are celebrated. Films from SHOWstudio’s first year, 2000, are on display alongside more contemporary projects with Knight, showcasing Moss’ ability to surprise and transform before the camera. To celebrate her magnetism on the runway, as well as on the screen, thirty of the world's best fashion illustrators rendered looks hand selected by Kate Moss as being the most iconic catwalk looks of her career. All artworks are original, and available to buy online.
Drawing From The Archive
19 January 2017
This exhibition explores SHOWstudio’s long history of championing and showcasing fashion illustration, exploring how the medium can translate across various different formats and can be produced using a variety of different techniques and technologies. This exhibition launches SHOWstudio’s gallery as a space that unites illustration with film and photography. The exhibition serves as a broad survey of SHOWstudio’s illustration archive, encompassing works from as a far back as the early 2000s right through to today and spotlighting illustrators who work in unusual manners, while also questioning what illustration can be.
29 June 2016
SHOWstudio is proud to announce its first ever Facebook Live broadcast. SHOWstudio has been streaming shoots, discussions and performances since its inception in 2000 and this new step marks a pivotal moment in our embracing of new technologies. It also sees a landmark moment in SHOWstudio's support and championing of fashion illustration.
A Beautiful Darkness
29 November 2015
Following on the success of SHOWstudio and Veuve Clicquot’s collaborative event, A Beautiful Darkness, which took place at the old Central Saint Martins building on Southampton Row in October 2015, SHOWstudio were pleased to present a focused version of the exhibition at SHOWstudio's gallery at 19 Motcomb Street. Showcasing a selection of the event’s exclusive artworks and illustrations, the exhibition brought the spirit of A Beautiful Darkness back to our London headquarters.
SHOWstudio commission artists and illustrators to interpret the collections of key designers in New York, London, Milan and Paris every season with original fashion illustrations. Once the artists have been illustrating a show, exclusively for SHOWstudio, they become part of our Gallery offering and exhibitions. They create all types of one of a kind artworks, on sale at the Gallery or online. Prices range from £50 to £3,625.