b. 1963, UK; lives and works in London and Margate, Kent

1987 Royal College of Art, London, MA

1984 Maidstone College of Art, BA

Tracey Emin was born in London in 1963 and studied at Maidstone College of Art and the Royal College of Art, London. She represented Great Britain at the Venice Biennale in 2007 and was elected a Royal Academician in the same year. In 2011, Emin became the Professor of Drawing at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and in 2013 Queen Elizabeth II appointed her Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for her contributions to the visual arts.

Emin has exhibited extensively, including solo exhibitions at Munch Muset, Oslo (2021); Royal Academy of Arts, London (2020); MuseĢe d’Orsay, Paris (2019); Leopold Museum, Vienna (2015); Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami (2013).