CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Born 1985, Wigan, Lancashire, U.K.

Lives and works in Manchester

1/3 of Yiiikes! art collective

 

Represented by The International 3

 EDUCATION

 

 

2005-2008  Manchester Metropolitan University : BA (1st Class Hons) Fine Art

 

2003-2004  Winstanley College : Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

 

Solo Ehibitions

 

2014 - Jan 2015 Men Who Like Women Who Smell of Their Jobs, The John Rylands Library, Manchester. Collaborative project with Micro-fiction writer David Gaffney

 

2014 London Art Fair

 

2013 The Tallest of Tales, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

 

2011 little, solo exhibition, Greenroom, Manchester

 

2010 Smotherland, solo exhibition, The International 3, Manchester 

 

     Better out than in, solo exhibition at Mas Art Galeria Barcelona

 

     Solo Booth at VOLTA NY art-fair, New York

 

2009 Solo Booth, The Manchester Contemporary art-fair

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2014-2015 (detail), touring exhibition at H-Project Space, Bangkok; Transition Gallery, London; The Usher Gallery, Lincoln

 

     Yiiikes! Glowing World, Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester

 

2014 Finding the Value, York St.Mary's, York

    

     Hydra, Wire Collective, Bolton

 

     Bad Uncle TV at Sounds From The Other City, Yiiikes! collective, Islington Mill Salford

 

2013 The Glowing World of Snotboobs and the Severed Toe, Yiiikes! collective, Islington        Mill Salford

     

     Yiiikes! collective at Bury Light Night 2013

    

     The Manchester Contemporary art-fair, Manchester

 

2012 ARCO Madrid, international contemporary art fair, Madrid

     

     The Manchester Contemporary art-fair, Manchester

     

     Sounds From The Other City poster exhibition, Salford

 

2011 Housework, The International 3 Gallery, Manch

     

     Trace Print Box, Manchester School of Art, Manchester

     

     The Manchester Contemporary art-fair, Manchester

 

2010 NADA art fair, Miami

   

     Swab Art Fair, Barcelona

 

2009 VOLTA Art-Fair, Basel, Switzerland

 

     Not at This Address, Bury Art Gallery and Museum

 

     How We Work, Blackburne House, Liverpool

 

2008 Preview Berlin: The Emerging Art Fair

 

     Places to Play Are Scarce, curated by ThInternational 3, The Manchester Contemporary, URBIS, Manchester

 

2007 GROUP Northern Quarter, Manchester 

     

     Loveless

 

     Geek magazine

 

     Feature colour-in illustration pages in a quarterly craft zine, Sugar Paper Zine.

 

 

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

 

 

British Airways Student Prize.

 

Axisweb Artist Choice of the Week

 

 

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

 

Thomas Olbricht Collection, Germany

 

Private collections in Germany, Switzerland, USA, The Netherlands, U.K.

 

 

 

LECTURES/WORKSHOPS

 

 

2013 Art Days, Adult Learning Centre, Bury, 16th-17th October

 

     Mutant Animals workshop, Bury Art Museum, 31st October

 

     Tallest Of Tales guided tour for Brighter Futures group, Manchester Art Gallery, 28th      October

 

     Thursday Lates at Manchester Art Gallery, In Conversation with..., 3rd October

 

2010 Manchester Metropolitan University Fine Art Course Students, 10th October

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

 

2013 Putrid Paints Issue 1

 

     The Tallest of Tales, exhibition catalogue

   

2012 The Sleeping Death

 

 

 

REVIEWS

 

 

Jan-14 Top 10 London Art Fair 2014, The Telegraph

 

Oct-13 The Tallest of Tales review in Mancunian Matters

       The Tallest of Tales review in Corridor 8

 

Sep-13 Manchester Evening News: City Life and Metro Artist feature

 

Jun-13 Preview feature on 'The Tallest of Tales', Creative Tourist

 

May-13 Featured in Manchester Confidential Exhibition Highlights 

 

Oct-10 Smotherland exhibition review, Creative Tourist

 

Oct-09 Artists to watch list in Vicious Vitamins #2

 

Aug-09 ‘Not at this address’review, Metro Life

 

July-09 Preview of ‘Not at this address’, City Life

 

 

  

2010 - present

2010 - present

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