Frank Kent was born in London and recently graduated from Nottingham Trent University. In 2011 he was the Nottingham Castle Open Grand Prize winner and made an intervention in the Long Gallery. Also last year he completed a residency with a solo exhibition at the Surface Gallery in Nottingham. In 2010, his work toured with the Sideshow commissioned exhibition ‘Pile’ from the Surface Gallery to Chapter in Cardiff; and he also showed at Fishmarket in Northampton. This year his work has been exhibited at Bend In the River in Gainsborough; The Refectory in Nottingham and he was elected as one of the best artists in the region under the age of 30 by NVA magazine. He also represented Great Britain as part of World Event Young Artists in Nottingham in September this year, where he created a collage from an entire building at Primary.