2021 “Blunt Blades” – extended until Jan 2023. The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum. Bedford. UK
2015 “Freehold”UH Galleries. Museum of St. Albans. St. Albans. UK
2012 “Lace in Place” Commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts. 1 St Paul’s square. Bedford. UK
2004 “El Rosario de la Abuela” in collaboration with Olga Parra Benavides. Lunâ Art Collective Gallery. Cebu city. The Philippines
2001 “” Moira Gallery. Utrecht. The Netherlands


2023 “Hung, Drawn and Quartered” Standpoint Gallery. London. UK
        “Hands” Koop projects. Brighton. UK
2022 “Toxic Fragments. Harvesting empathy and coping with ecological grief through touching” Fishing Quarter Gallery. Brighton. UK
        “In & Beyond the Studio” Residency & Online Exhibition. In Transit Space, International Platform
2021 “Toxic Waves I. Harvesting empathy and coping with ecological grief through drawing” Brighton CCA. UK
2020 “In my house 4” Virtual exhibition. The AntiMA. Curator: Abigail Mille. UK
2016 “Gothic Pleasures” Eagle Gallery. London. UK
2015 “NN Open” NN Contemporary Art. Northampton. UK
        “MK Calling 2015” MK Gallery. Milton Keynes. UK
2014 “Eastern Approaches 2014” UH Galleries. Museum of St. Albans. St. Albans. UK
2013 “Open Exhibition” with curators: Gareth Bell-Jones (Wysing Arts Centre) and Jennie Syson (SYSON Gallery), NN. Northampton. UK
        “Laced words” in collaboration with artist Kathy Hinde. Commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts. 1 St Paul’s square. Bedford. UK
2011 “Eastern Pavilions” Norwich Museum and Art Gallery. Norwich. Atrium Studios. University Campus Suffolk. Ipswich. UK
2008 “Object as Muse” Crafts Council. Winchester Center. Winchester. UK
        “DNA. Rising talent at FORM London” London Olympia. London. UK
2005 “Kunstroute Noord: Business as Usual” Artinfuse. Rotterdam. The Netherlands
2004 “…prospecten van nooit vermoed schoon” Tent. Rotterdam. The Netherlands
2003 “Fotonoviembre” Tenerife International Photography Biennial. Islas Canarias. Spain
2002 “Eindelijk” Moira Gallery. Utrecht. The Netherlands
2001 “Utrechtse Kunstmanifestatie” Janskerk. Janskerkhof. Utrecht. The Netherlands
        “Private in public” Exposorium.Vrije Universiteit. Amsterdam. The Netherlands
2000 “Kunst met een grote U” Verzorgingscentrum Titus Brandsma. Utrecht. The Netherlands
        “Who are we” Louka monastery. Znojmo. Czech Republic
        “Duurzaamheid Verbeeld” Griftpark. Utrecht. The Netherlands
        “Bunker(t)raume” Gesundbrunnen bunker. Berlin. Germany
1999 “El cuaderno rojo” in collaboration with Laia Fábregas Ferrús. Cervantes Institute. Utrecht. The Netherlands
        “Park van de toekomst” Westergasfabriek. Amsterdam. The Netherlands


2022 Designer of the Year. National Association of Jewellers. UK 
2021 Project Grant Arts Council England. Grant for “Blunt Blades”. The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum, Bedford. UK
2017 Designer of the Year. National Association of Jewellers. UK
2015 GfdA Arts Council England. Grant for “Freehold”. UH Galleries. Museum of St. Albans. St. Albans. UK
2014 Eastern Approaches. Overall winner. UH Galleries. Museum of St. Albans. St. Albans. UK.
2012 GfdA Arts Council England. Grant for “Lace in Place”. Bedford. UK
2008 Goldsmiths’Craft and Design Council. Commended Award. London. UK
2007 HRA Diamond company. Sponsorship for Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design degree show. London
2004 Private Business. Sponsorship for ‘El Rosario de la Abuela’. Cebu city. The Philippines
2003 CBK Rotterdam. Exhibiting abroad grant for “Fotonoviembre”. Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Spain
2001 KF Heinfonds. Sponsorship for “”. Moira Gallery. Utrecht. The Netherlands
2000 Hogeschool van de Kunsten. Grant for “Who are we”. Znojmo. Check Republic
        Pritt. Henkel Nederland B.V. Sponshorship for“Bunker(t)raume”. Berlin. Germany
1999 Instituto Cervantes. Sponshorshipfor “Park van de toekomst”. Amsterdam. The Netherlands
        Erasmus Grant. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Spain


2022 In Transit Space. Residency & Online Exhibition. International Platform
2021 Blunt Blades Exchange. Collaborative project. Supported by Quiet Down There. Women’s Support Centre Surrey. UK
        Research Fellow at Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics. University of Brighton. UK
2017 Summer Lodge. Residency at Nottingham Trent University. UK
2012 Large Lace: A Choreography of People and Pattern. Collaborative performance at Bunyan Hall. Commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts. Bedford. UK
2011 Fence ragging. Guerilla textiles. Project during The Big Lunch. Bedford. UK
2005 Arts for social change. Residency with Pioneers of change. Johannesburg. South Africa
2003 Arte y saber (Art and knowledge). Residency with Arteleku. Donostia-San Sebastián. Basque Land. Spain
2002 Comunitat/community. Residency with Fundacio d’Estudis Superiors d’Olot.Coromina. La Garrotxa. Girona. Spain
2000 Who are we. Residency at Louka monastery. Znojmo. Czech Republic
        Duurzaamheid Verbeeld. Project with Hogeschool van de Kunsten. Utrecht. The Netherlands
1999 Park van de toekomst. Project with Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Westergasfabriek. Amsterdam. The Netherlands


2009 London Art Fair, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
2008 Art London, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
2008 FORM London


2015 Exhibitions. Arabel Rosillo de Blas (Lebrusan) review by Skye Sherwin. The Guardian Guide. Jul 2015
        Pick of the week. St Albans Museum. The Guardian Guide. Aug 2015
        Solo Show Focus on St Albans. Hertfordshire Life Magazine. Jul 2015
        Installation celebrates affluent city of St Albans. Hertfordshire Life Magazine. Jul 2015
        Award-winner’s free exhibition. Welwyn Hatfield Tines Series. Jul 2015
2014 Artist Bag top prizes in Contest. Bedford Today. 11th Dec 2014
        Arabel’s mixed media won the approval. St Albans & Harpenden Review. Dec 2014
2013 Almanac Festival. The Bedford Clanger. Feb 2013
2012 Lace in Place. Bedford Creative Arts goes Large. The Bedford Clanger. May 2012
        Lace Inspiration. The Castle Quarter. Apr 2012
        Lace in Place. The Castle Quarter. Jun 2012
        Lace still in Place. The Castle Quarter. Aug 2012
2012 From sculpting to a lace record. Bedfordshire Times & Citizens. May 2012
        Bedford Creative Arts unveiled its Lace in Place commission at 1 St Pail’s square in May. The Bedford Clanger. Jun 2012
        Lace stays in Place. Hurrah! The Bedford Clanger. Aug 2012
        Lace in Place – A response. The Lace society. Issue 198. Nov 2012
        Lace in Place – Bedford. The world in Lace. Quarterly Journal of the International Bobbin and Needle Organisation. Nr 4. 2012
2005 Poppodium is meneer.  de Volkskrant. Jun 2005. NL
2004 Grandmother should know. Cebu Daily News Life. April 2004
2001 Utrechtse kunst in Janskerk opvallend sober. Utrechts Nieuwsblad. Sept 2001
2001 Private in Public. Storing on een gebreide televisie. de Volkskrant. Mar 2001
2000 Waar Blijft ie toch? Rotterdams Dagblad. Jul 2000. NL
        Im Gesundbrunnen-Bunker kam die Erinnerung zuruck. Berliner Abendblatt. May 2000. DE
        Anstieg in die Unterwelt. Tagesspiegel. May 2000. DE
        Nederlandse kunstenaars in Berlijnse ‘onderwereld’. Telegraaf. May 2000. NL
        Utrechtse eierkunst in nazibunker. Utrechts Nieuwsblad. 2000. NL


2021 Exhibition with knives and weapons confiscated by the police comes to The Higgins Bedford. Bedford Today. Nov 2021
2016 Gothic Pleasures. Review of the exhibition in Women in Art. Jun 2016
2014 Artwork exploring “hidden violence in homes” wins this year’s East Approaches competition. Watford observer. Dec 2014
2012 Celebrate town’s history of lace making. Bedfordhsire on Sunday. May 2012


2015 TEDx Talk. TEDxBedford. Ethical Jewellery. Click HERE to watch
2014 Weaving a Web. In collaboration with artist Aaron Head. Milton Keynes Gallery
2013 Associate Lecturer. Central Saint Martins, University of The Arts London
2005 Behaviours. As guest lecturer. University of Cebu. The Philippines


2001 Permanent Art Installation. Press Museum. Amsterdam. The Netherlands
        Permanent Art Installation. Aboriginal Art MUSEUM. Utrecht. The Netherlands
2000/2001 Trophies-Sculptures for the Instituto Cervantes Literature awards. Utrecht. The Netherlands
2000 Trophies-Sculptures for the Music Awards “Dutch Jazz Competition”. Amsterdam. The Netherlands
1999/2000/2001/2001/2003/2004 Trophies for the Music awards VNP. Vereniging Nederlandse Poppodia. Amsterdam. The Netherlands

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2023 MA Sculpture at the Royal College of Art. London. UK
2020 AltMFA Peer-led alternative MFA. London. UK
2007 MA Design at Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design. London. UK
2000 BFA Fine Arts. Erasmus Exchange Program at Hogeschool van de Kunsten. Utrecht. The Netherlands
1998 BFA Fine Arts at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Spain
1993 Gemmology at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Spain
1993 BA History and Geography at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Spain