2012 (June 23) ‘The Essay: In Search of the Art of Enchantment’, Independent
2012 (June) The Road To Urbino (Little Brown)
2012 (June) Letter From Urbino (Film) for The National Gallery, London
2011 (June) Publication of French translation of Brixton Beach and launch at St Malo Festival, France, when she was short listed for a French readers’ prize.
2011 (June) Venice Biennale Film, The Swimmer, shown at the Armenian Pavilion. in
association with Brookes University Oxford
2010 (May) The Swimmer. A novel (Harper Collins).
2009 (June) Brixton Beach. A novel (Harper Collins).
2008 (November) ‘Watermuseum’, A film made for Nottingham Castle Museum
2008 (April) Bone China. A novel (Harper Collins).
2007 ‘In search of the Unseen Venice’, Times, Saturday 1 September.
2007 (March) Mosquito. A novel (Harper Collins). Short listed for the Costa First novel Award
2007 (March) Chasing Venus: Publication for the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.
2004 Field Study- 2, (London College of Communication).In conjunction with Tate Modern.
2004 ‘My Shadow Collection’,in Nel Corpo delle Città (Gangemaini, Rome), pp.19-43.
2003 Happenings in a Museum (Ashmole Books). Pp. 23.
2002 The House of Small Things (Angel Row, Nottingham). Pp. 10.
2002 ‘House of Small Things’, Source (Winter), pp. 26-33.
PRIZES AND AWARDS
2015 Author’s Society Grant.
2010 Author’s Society Travel Scholarship.
2009 British Council Funding to take ‘Time Zones’ to India, Russia and Sweden.
2008 Arts Council Grant for ‘Time Zones’ film.
2005 AHRC post-doctoral award for Fellow in Creating and Performing Arts’.
2004 Southern Arts Grant for film ‘Nel corpo delle città’
2003 Leverhulme Grant for Artist in Residence, Ashmolean Museum.
2002 Southern Arts Grant for ‘House of Small Things’
2002 Fotonet South. First prize photographic competition.
2001 Southern Arts Grant for ‘Sounding the Heart’.
1991 Southern Arts Grant for Bedford Hill Gallery show.
2013 Gibraltar Literary Festival.
2013 BBC Radio Open Book.
2012 BBC Radio Woman’s Hour.
2012 BBC Radio Front Row.
2011 (January) Jaipur Literary Festival.
2010 (May) The Swimmer.
2010 (February) Appearance and discussion of Brixton Beach on More4 TV Book Club.
2010 (February) Talk at Shakespeare and Co, Paris.
2010 (February) Tour to Sweden sponsored by British Council to mark launch of Swedish translation of Mosquito. Work in the Nordic museum in Stockholm with immigrants.
2010 (March) Representing Harper Collins for World Book Day.
2010 (March) Launch of The Swimmer. A novel. Oxford Literary Festival.
2010 (April) Writer in Residence at Blackwell’s Bookshop, Oxford
2009 (December) Tour to Russia sponsored by British Council and Phantom Press to launch Russian translation of Mosquito.
2009 (August) Edinburgh Literary Festival.
2009 (March) Writer in Residence on Red Funnel Ferries. Supported by Southampton Library Services.
2009 (March) Jaipur Festival, India, supported by the Arts Council SE, the British Council and Harper India.
2009 BBC Radio, Woman’s Hour.
2009 Solo Show, 198 Gallery, London.
2008 (March) Adelaide Literary Festival.
2008 (March) University of Venice. Post-Colonial Conference.
2008 (June) Art and Neuroscience. A series of talks at Oxford University.
2008 (August) Edinburgh Festival.
2007 Conference Paper, ‘Literature, Migration and Terrorism post 9/11’, Southampton University.
2007 Venice, presentation at the Ateneo Veneto of the work for Mosquito
2007 Milan presentation of Mosquito for Feltrinelli
2007 Edinburgh Literary Festival.
2007 Cheltenham literary festival
2007 Oxford Literary Festival.
2007 Museum of the History of Science: Truth in Art and Fiction
2006 Word and Image Conference Newport University: The Cooden Bay Photographs
2005 Defamiliarization of the Familiar: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford.
2005 International Photographic Symposium, Winchester Gallery: The Marsh Arabs
2004 Tate Modern: The Cooden Bay Photographs. Conference ‘Artist and the Archive’.
2002-3 Ashmolean Museum: 12 public surgeries on public responses and discussing work.
2002 Angel Row, Nottingham: X-Change Gallery, Oxford
2002 198 Gallery, London
2002 Bracknell Gallery, Berkshire: Artist’s Talks
2005-8 Undergraduate teaching, fine art, Brookes University, Oxford.
2002-3 Monthly workshops for adults and children, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
2019 Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition.
2009 (June) 198 Gallery, one person show.
2008 (November) ‘Watermuseum’, Nottingham Castle Museum, supported by Nottingham City Council and the AHRC.
2007 (August) Flashline: Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh. As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival.
2007 (March) ‘Crossing the Water’: Modern Art, Oxford.
2007 (March) Blindfolding of the Sheldonian Emperor Statues.
2006 Every Object Tells a Story. The South Asian gallery, V&A.
2005 (February) Artist in Residence, Modern Art, Oxford.
2004 (July) Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporaneo, ‘La Sapienza’, Rome. Blindfolding of statues around the city including Giordano Bruno.
2004 Installation at Modern Art, Oxford.
2003 Light installations St Mary’s University Church, Oxford.
2002 Ruskin MA degree show: London: Cubit gallery.
2002 Bracknell Manor House: ‘Traces’ New work as part of prize-winning entry for ‘Open Shutter’.
2002 ‘The House of Small Things’: Supported by Southern Arts and London Arts Board. A Touring Exhibition: Angel Row, Nottingham: X-Change Gallery, Oxford: 198 Gallery, London: Bracknell Gallery, Berkshire.
2002 Fotonetsouth: Bracknell Gallery Photographic show: First Prize.
2001 ‘Sounding the Heart’. One person show, Milton Keynes General Hospital, National Health trust.
1997 Bankside Gallery, London. Royal Watercolour Society.
1997 Sphinx Gallery, St. James’s, London.
1997 Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1997 Cadogan Gallery, London.
1992 Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. South Asian Arts Festival.
1991 Bankside Gallery, London. Mixed show.
1991 Royal Society of Painters and Etchers, London.
1990 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool/Oxford Gallery. Mixed show.
1990 Royal Society of Painters and Etchers, London.
1991 Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1990 Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1989 Royal Academy of Arts, London.
REVIEWS OF NOVELS AND ART WORK
Susan Wyndham, ‘A Novel of Sri Lanka’s War in Lush Tropical Detail,’ The New York Times, 26 May, 2018. Click here
Paul Simon, ‘Bleak but Beautiful Fiction of Near Future Disintegration … The White City’. The Morning Star, 20 October, 2017. Click here
Roma Tearne, 'Keeping An Eye Open by Julian Barnes’, Independent, 23 April, 2015.
Liz Hoggard, ‘The Last Pier by Roma Tearne …A Poetic Tale of Family Ties, Love and Loss’, The Independent, 9 April, 2015. Click here
Roma Tearne, ‘Ariadne’s Thread: in Memory of W.G. Sebald’, The Independent, 10 February, 2015. Click here
Jane Housham, ‘The Road To Urbino’, Guardian 21 June, 2013. Click here
Lucy Scholes, ‘The Road to Urbino by Roma Tearne. The Independent, 18 Aug. 2012. Click here
Roma Tearne, ‘The Essay: In Search of the Art of Enchantment, The Independent 23 June 2012. Click here
Lucy Popescu, ‘The Tuesday Book’, Independent, 8 June 2010. Click here
Roma Tearne, ‘Sri Lanka’s Writers Must Remember and Speak Out,’ The Independent, 7 May 2010. Click here
Alfred Hickling, ‘A Healing Art’, Guardian 4 July 2009. Click here
Robert Clark, ‘Roma Tearne, Nottingham’, Guardian 20 Dec 2008. Click here
Roma Tearne, ‘Life and Style,’ The Guardian, 14 June 2008. Click here
Julie Wheelwright, ‘The Enemy Within’, The Independent, 18 April 2008. Click here
Christopher Ondaatje, ‘Dear, Unhappy Isle’, Spectator, 17 March, 2007. Click here
‘Artist ‘Blinds Emperors Heads’. Oxford Times, 30 March, 2007. Click here
‘Happenings in a Museum’, AN: Magazine for Artists (July 2003), pp, 6-7.
Source: December, 2002. ‘The House of Small Things’. Click here