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Born London 1967

Lives and works in London


1991 - 93  Royal College of Art, MA Painting

1988 - 91  Winchester School of Art, BA (Hons) Fine Art

Selected awards

2022   Rothko Art Residency, Daugavpils, Latvia

2011    Sovereign European Art Prize (nominated)

2009    Visiting Professor in Fine Art, Bucks New University

2009    Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton

2007    Hamlyn Award (nominated)

2001    London Arts: Visual Arts Award

1998    Rome Scholar, British School at Rome

1994 - 96 Delfina Trust Award

1992    John Minton Travel Award

Solo exhibitions

2024    'Le Stagnoni', 532 gallery, New York, USA

             'Tercet', Espacio del Convent de Santa Domingo, Pollensa, Mallorca

             'Marenostrum', Kaplan Projects, Palma, Mallorca

2023    '31 days', Common Room Projects, Welwyn North, Herts

2022    'More tomorrow than today', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston USA

2021    'Hudson River", 532 Gallery, New York, USA

2019    'The Orchard', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston USA

             'Jerriais', CCA galleries, Jersey, UK

2018    'WCW', 532 Gallery, New York, USA

2017    'Encounters', CCA Gallery, Jersey, UK

2016    'Painted on the Sky', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

             'East Central', CNB Gallery, London

2015    'Recollection', 532 Gallery, New York, USA

2014    'Paradiso', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

2013    Atelier, ESAD, Valence, France

2012    'Duke of Burgundy', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

             'Kissing balloons in the jungle', Poppy Sebire Gallery, London

2011    'Ten minutes from now', Eden Rock Gallery, St.Barts, Caribbean

2010    'Multiverse', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

             'Brasilia', Koraalberg Gallery , Antwerp, Belgium

             'Automatic Shoes', Poppy Sebire Gallery, London

             'VOLTA 6', New York, USA

2009    'Simultaneous Dreams', AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy

             'Accelerator', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

2008    'Jackson', AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy

2007    'Happenstance' AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy

             'Singularity' Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

2006    'There is no such thing as pure', Hales Gallery, London

             'Hinterland', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

2005    'Obstraction', AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy

             'Rutherford', Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall

2002    'Locations', Chapter, Cardiff

2001    'Famous Italians', Hales Gallery, London

1999    'YK', Mark, Oxo Tower, London

1996    'FOCUS', Paton Gallery, London

1995    Cultural Instructions, London

Group exhibitions

2024    'Drawing Room 2024', Drawing Room, London

2023    'Small things, big ideas', White Conduit Projects, London

2022    'Good on paper', 532 gallery, New York, USA

             'Drawing Room 2022', Drawing Room, London

2021    'Prologue', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

2020    'Where we are', Mercers Hall, London

2019    'Vision X', Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

             'Drawing Room 2019', Drawing Room, London

2018    'X Years After 2', 532 Gallery, New York, USA

2017    'X Years After', 532 Gallery, New York, USA

             'Purifications', Aeroplastics, Brussels, Belgium

             'Luftschlosser', Schloss Lekow, Poland

             'Summer Show 2017', Royal Academy of Art, London

             'AbstractXed #1', Aeroplastics, Brussels, Belgium

             'Last Picture Show', 532 Gallery, New York, USA
Drawing Room 2017', Drawing Room, London

2016    'Hoarder Control', Marion deCanniere, Antwerp, Belgium

             'Winter Salon', 532 Gallery, New York, USA

             'After Degas- Inspirations and Sources', The Place Downstairs,
             11 Canonbury Place

2015    'Piercing the veil', Simmons+Simmons, London
             'Drawing Room 2015', Drawing Room, London

             'Screen', Turps gallery, London

             'Then for now', Delfina Foundation, London

             'Sunday in The Park With Ed', Display Gallery, London

2014    'Derive', The Place Downstairs, London

             'The social bases of abstraction', Updown gallery, Kent

             'Doors in The Wall', Bearspace and Number 3, London

             'Summer Show 2014', Royal Academy, London (invited)

             'Instant Crush', Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

             'Line and Value part 1', Updown gallery, Kent

             'Into and Out of Abstraction'. Lubomirov-Easton Gallery, London

             'Inside The Palace'. Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2013    'Perfect Death'. Lion and Lamb Gallery, London

             'Vitis Vinifera'. 108 Shacklewell Lane, London

             'Drawing Room 2013'. Drawing Room, London

             'Going My Way'. Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

             'Selective Perspectives', Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2012    'Pencil and Paper', Poppy Sebire Gallery, London

             'Double Vision', Lion & Lamb Gallery, London

             'Caveau', Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milan, Italy

             'Around the world in 80 days' (touring), Torrance Art Museum,
             Los Angeles, USA

             'Mile Marker', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

             'London/Berlin' (touring), C4RD, London

             'The Perfect Nude', Wimbledon Space, London

2011    'Polemically Small', Charlie Smith, london

             'A Few Friends', Testbed, London

             'The Future Can Wait', Victoria House, London

             'London/Berlin', Galerie Fruehsorge, Berlin, Germany

             'Polemically Small' (touring), Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA

             'The Perfect Crime', 4A, Malvern

             'Summer Show 2011', Royal Academy, London (invited)

             'Dream Skipper', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

             'Drawing Room 2011', Drawing Room, London

             'Smaller than a lemon', Angelika Studios, High Wycombe*

2010    'A New Chapter', Poppy Sebire Gallery, London

             '501 up', Zero10 gallery, London

             'Summer Show 2010', Royal Academy, London

             'A Miasma', ASC Gallery, London

             'In Conversation', Huguenot Gallery, London

             'Elevated', Rottet Studio, Los Angeles, USA

2009    'We're moving', Royal College of Art, London

             'Fate and Freewill', Contemporary Art Space, Riverside, California, USA

             'Obsession' (work from Lodeveans collection), University of Leeds Gallery

             'Drawing 200', Drawing Room, London

             'Reconstructing the old house', The Nunnery, London

             (toured to Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge)

             'Summer Show 2009', Royal Academy, London (invited)

             ‘Caos vs Ordine’, AR/ Contemporary, Milan, Italy

             'Supersurface’, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London

             'You are more beautiful than a butterfly', Turpentine Gallery,
             Reykjavik, Iceland

             'PAPERVIEW', John Jones Project Space, London*

2008    'Freshly Baked', Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

             'Park Avenue', Southampton City Art Gallery, Hampshire

             'Pure Optic Ray', FRED Gallery, Leipzig, Germany

             'Superstratum', Koraalberg Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

             'Her House', Her House Gallery, London

             'Paper Show' AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy

             'Hypersurface', OVADA, Oxford

             'Through The Star Gate', AR/ Contemporary, Milan, Italy*

             'Tipping Point', Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

             'Arts Futures 08', Contemporary Arts Society, Bloomberg Space, London

2007    'A Carry on in The House of the Atomic Comic',
             Carter/Gallagher Gallery, London

             'Lady Holic', Rod Barton Invites, London

             'Arts Futures 07', Contemporary Arts Society, Bloomberg Space, London

             'Drawing 200', Drawing Room, London

2006    'COROLA', Camberwell Art Space, London*

             'When forms become attitude', AR/ Contemporary, Milan, Italy*

             'Cold Climate', Living Arts Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

             'Mimoid', L.A.F, London

2005    'Pie Fight', AR/ Contemporary, Milan, Italy

             'This drawing is ribbed for her pleasure', Cynthia Broan Gallery,
             New York, USA

             'Drawing 200', Drawing Room, London

             'Pencil', Carter Presents, London

             'Nice to meet you', Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2004    'twentyfourbythirty', Keith Talent, London*

             'Obstractivist', Hales Gallery, London

             'Cold Climate', APT Gallery, London

             'Collage', Bloomberg Space, London

2003    'New British Painting', John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

             'Drawn 2b wild', Hales Gallery, London

             'Bad Touch', Keith Talent, London

             'Temporary Fiction', Transition, London

             'v-1', Kontainer, Los Angeles, USA

             'Miniature', Kybidou Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

             'Painting Year Zero', Keith Talent, London

             RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

             arnegie Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2002    'John Moores 22', Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

             'Miniature', Raid Projects, Los Angeles, USA

             'Superfluity' Riga Contemporary Museum, Latvia

             'Loco for Rococo', Nunnery, London

             'Bold and Beautiful', Mile End Pavilions, London

             'Giardino', Modena Museum, Modena; touring to Centro Culturale,

             Paggeria; Studio d'Arte Raffaelli, 
             Trento; and Galleria Del Tasso Arte Contemporanea, Italy

             'Crosscurrents', Raid Projects and Miller-Durazo Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2000    Hales Gallery, London (2 person show)

             'John I'm Only Dancing', Touring show; Collective Gallery, Edinburgh            
             Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans

             'Beautiful', Oxo Tower, London*

             'Colour Coded', Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

             'Sporadinate', Lock Up, London*

1998    'Hapax K-pax' Danielle Arnaud, London

             'Eliminate the Negative', Gasworks, London

             'Davies, Malinowski, Rolph, Wallinger', BSR Gallery, Rome, Italy

1996    'Bureau de Change', Rustin Foundation, Antwerp, Belgium

             5020 Gallery, Salzburg, Austria

             Economist Building, London


 *denotes curated by the artist


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Tate Gallery, London

National Gallery of Iceland

Mark Rothko Arts Centre, Latvia

High Lanes Municipal Art Museum, Ireland

Swindon Art Museum and Galleries

British Consulate, Rome

Coopers & Lybrand, London

Simmons & Simmons, London

Jerry Speyer, New York, USA

Michael A.Ross, New York

British Airways

Goldman Sachs

Khodr Collection, Beirut

Time Warner



Dresdner Bank

Thompson Knight, Dallas

Selected publications

2012    'Mile Marker', Barbara Davis catalogue

2011    'The Future can wait', Catalogue

2010    'Summer Show 2010', Royal Academy Catalogue

2009    'Fate and Freewill', Contemporary Art Space,
             Catalogue, text by Martin Holman

             'Summer Show', Royal Academy catalogue

             'Reconstructing the old house', Catalogue, text by Dave Ryan

2008    'Superstratum', Catalogue, text by John Chilver

             'Singularity', Catalogue, text by Martin Holman

2007    'Happenstance', Monograph, text by Martin Holman

2006    'Miser & Now', Summer issue, Quarterly magazine

2005    'Rutherford', Newlyn Art Gallery, Catalogue

             'Obstraction', AR/ Contemporary, Catalogue

2004    'New British Painting', Catalogue

2003    'The Bold and the Beautiful', Catalogue

2001    'Giardino', Catalogue

             T.I.Group collection, Catalogue

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