Tracey Emin was born in London in 1963. Her work has been exhibited internationally in many solo and group exhibitions. In 1999 she was short listed for the Turner Prize at the Tate Gallery, London. Solo exhibitions include the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Haus der Kunst, Munich, and the Museum of Modern Art Oxford (all 2002); the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2003) and Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul (2004). In 2007, she represented Britain at the Venice Biennale. Emin lives and works in London.