b. 1982 – Rochford, Essex UK

 

ONGOING QUALITY:

April 2019 – April 2020

• Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht NL

∞ Residency participant

 

INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY:

2014 - 2016 

• Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam NL

∞ Fine Art - MFA

2000 - 2003

• The Surrey Institute of Art & Design, Farnham, Surrey UK

∞ BA (Hon.) Arts & Media - Majoring in Fine Art

 

SOLO QUALITY:

2018

• I'm f'n Pro Forma (fka. Care Bare) 

Poppositions Off-Fair – Ateliers Coppens, Brussels BE

Solo presentation MAMA (Rotterdam NL) 

∞ Curated by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk

• Care Bare - MAMA, Rotterdam NL

MAMA presents: Care Bare; a concept for DKUK (London) by Mat Do

∞ Curated by Marloes de Vries

2016

• POOR DUST - Galerie De Kromme Elleboog, Rotterdam NL

∞ A two-person exhibition with Nicholas Riis - Organised by Artists

2010

• The Ties That Bind Us Are Stronger than Ever - ANDOR, London UK

∞ Curated by George Unsworth

2008

• Incommunicado FM - Site Gallery, Sheffield UK

∞ Curated by Jeanine Griffin (M&R)

• Hopetown - Greenwich Court, London UK

∞ Curated by Matt & Ross

2004

• Temporary Tattoo - Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London UK

∞ Curated by Kev Rice & Dave Smith (M&R)

 

GROUP QUALITY:

2019

• It boils down - PUREPROPAGANDA, Rotterdam NL

∞ Curated C/O "PUREPROPAGANDA"

• Off-White Close Out - PUREPROPAGANDA, Rotterdam NL

∞ Curated C/O "PUREPROPAGANDA" (Alexandra Philips, Jan Henderikse, Tom Lowe)

2017

• Nose to Flees - Rib, Rotterdam NL

∞ Organised by artists; with Nicholas Riis, Evita Vasilįjeva, Artun Alaska Arasli

2016

• Studio Welcome - Yellow Brick, Athens GR

∞ Organised by Vasiliki Sifostratoudaki

• Peach @ W139 - W139, Amsterdam NL

∞ Organised by Ghislain Amar, Sabrina Chou, Hunter Longe, Anna Maria Łuczak

• Assemble Relatives - Piet Zwart Institute; Fine Art MA Graduate Exhibition

Venues; MAMA, ramfoundation, TENT, Rotterdam NL

∞ Curated by Maaike Gouwenberg

• Me Here Now (Burning Too) - Lokaal01, Antwerp BE

∞ Curated by Jeremiah Day & Mark Titchner

• CoBK16 - Wolfart Project space, Rotterdam NL

∞ Organised by Angharad Williams

• Open House - Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam NL

∞ Annual open studios presentation

• Here - Glasgow International, Skypark, Glasgow SCT

∞ Curated by Deuce Deuce

2015

• Graphics Interchange Format - Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea UK

∞ Curated by Fraser Muggeridge

• Cutting Leaves for the Dogs - A Tale of A Tub, Rotterdam NL

∞ Curated by Katarina Zdjelar

• Studios Open & THIS ISN'T A SENTENCE - Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam NL 

∞ Annual open studio presentation & performance programme

2014

• ONSITE - TAP, Southend-on-Sea UK

∞ Curated by Mike Nelson & Andrew Hunt

2013

• DKUK - Ancient & Modern, London UK

∞ Curated by Daniel Kelly

• In the Making - Site Gallery, Sheffield UK

∞ Curated by Laura Sillers

2012

• Dawdle - BB#8 - SPACE, London UK

∞ Curated by Gareth Bell-Jones

• Solid on our Source Planet - Wysing Arts Contemporary, Cambridgeshire UK

∞ Curated by Lotte Juul Petersen & Gareth Bell-Jones

• Thames Delta - Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea UK

∞ Curated by David Elvin, Andrew Hunt & Barry Sinclair

• Blue Skies, Nothing but Blue Skies - New Art Gallery Walsall UK

∞ Selections from the permanent collection (M&R)

2009

• Together, At the Junction - The Elephant Rooms, Elephant & Castle, London UK

∞ Curated by Ellie Greig (M&R with Grizedale Arts)

• 195 Miles - PSL, Leeds & Whitechapel Gallery, London UK

∞ Curated by PSL & Beth Chaplin (M&R)

• Fresh out of the Box - The New Art Gallery Walsall UK

∞ Interventions in the Garman Ryan collection (M&R)

2008

• ARTfutures 2008 - Bloomberg Space, London UK

Organised by The Contemporary Art Society

∞ Curated by Jeni Walwin & Nicky Hirst (M&R)

• Art4 Collection - Channel 4 Television Corporation, London UK

∞ Curated by Art4 & Mark Titchner (M&R)

2007

• Objects of Art - Matthew Bown Gallery, London UK

∞ Curated by Matthew Bown (M&R)

• ARTfutures 2007 - Bloomberg Space, London UK

∞ Curated by The Contemporary Art Society & Jeni Walwin (M&R)

• EURO5SERIE(1) - 6A Scawfell St, London UK

∞ Curated by EURO5SERIE (M&R)

2005

• Art Sheffield 05 - SpectatorT - Millennium Galleries, Sheffield UK

∞ Curated by SCAF & Gavin Wade (M&R)

• Start My Art - Nolias Gallery, London UK

∞ Organised by Daniel Kelly (M&R)

• Slimvolume 4 - Outpost, Norwich UK 

∞ Curated by Andrew Hunt (M&R)

2004

• Slimvolume 4 - Redux Gallery, London UK

∞ Curated by Andrew Hunt (M&R)

• Tealeaf - Cell Project Space, London UK

∞ Curated by Richard Priestley (M&R)

2003

• Baglady - Cell Project Space, London UK

∞ Curated by Richard Priestley (M&R)

 

RESIDENTIAL QUALITY:

2017

• Summer Lab: Nose to Flees - Rib, Rotterdam NL

∞ In-gallery residency with; Nicholas Riis, Evita Vasilįjeva, Artun Alaska Arasli

2016

• Uproot Rotterdam - Museumpark, Rotterdam NL

∞ Commissioned by Makkink & Bey, CBK, BKOR - Curated by Jules van den Langenberg

2015

• SENDER SUMPF - Künstlerhäuser Worpswede DE

∞ Coordinated by Bernd Krauss & Piet Zwart Institute (NL)

2013

• Citadel Screenings - Lead artist/programmer; film programme

∞ ACAVA - Hadleigh Old Fire Station Studios, Hadleigh, Essex UK

2012

• 57a - AIR - Whistable, Kent UK

∞ Commissioned by "The Expansionists" (Katie Gordon & Lucy Rose Bayley)

• LEAD/LIGHT - Hadleigh in Place - AIR - Hadleigh, Essex UK

∞ Commissioned by ACAVA & Ben Eastop

• And if it was, it can’t be is - Wysing Arts, Bourne, Cambridgeshire UK

∞ Artist Retreat - Curated by Mark Titchner & Gareth Bell-Jones

2011

• Hadleigh Old Fire Station Studios - Hadleigh, Essex UK

∞ Studio fellow - Coordinated by ACAVA

• Grizedale Arts - AIR - Lawson Park Farm, Coniston, Cumbria UK

∞ Paintmaking demo by the Florence Paintmakers - Coniston Institute - 20/06/12

• Florence Mine - AIR - Florence Mine, Cumbria UK

∞ Coordinated by Alistair Hudson (Grizedale Arts) & Simon Walker (Copeland Borough Council)

2010

• Kästər-mə-ng-gәr - Market AIR - Deptford X, London UK

∞ Curated by Matthew Couper & Mark Titchner

2008

• Incommunicado FM - Site Platform - AIR - Site Gallery, Sheffield UK

∞ Curated by Jeanine Griffin (M&R)

 

PERFORMED QUALITY:

2018

• Bye Bye Doi Doi - MAMA, Rotterdam NL

∞ Finnisage event ('Care Bare') - "I'm Legend Dummies" live modelling performance 

2016

• RAAR (Rotterdam Art and Radio / Joshua Thies) - W139, Amsterdam NL

∞ Live radio broadcast - Featuring 'The Taxi Accident and the Shop' (2016)

• November Zomer @ Qarantaine Beach - Qarantainestrandje, Rotterdam NL

∞ Organised by November Complex & Peach

• Two Yeahs (Tor Johnsson, Ash Kilmartin) - Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam NL

∞ Live radio broadcast - Featuring 'The Taxi Accident and the Shop' (2016)

2015

• Die 7 Faulen

SENDER SUMPF - International Workers Day Market, Worpswede DE

∞ Artwork-performance collaboration with; Daniel Fogarty

2013

• DKUK - Ancient & Modern, London UK

∞ Finissage presentation - Featuring 'Medusa' (2013)

2012

• Solid on our Source Planet - Wysing Arts, Cambridgeshire UK

∞ A Space of Attention - A series of group activities

• Annual Open Weekend - 14-15 July - Wysing Arts, Cambridgeshire UK

∞ Performance programme - Featuring; "I Defy Thee" (2012) - metal detecting performance

• SAAL/HALLA - The Kursaal, Southend-on-Sea, Essex UK

∞ Co-curated with Focal Point Gallery & Saim Demircan

2011

• Colour from the Earth, Rocks, Minerals, Plants & Animals - Florence Mine, Cumbria UK

∞ Pigment/paintmaking workshop with Pip Seymour, Rebecca Wallace-Jones

2010

• Late At Tate Britain - 'Adding Complexity to Confusion'  (Tate Britain, London UK)

∞ DJ-set reenactment - Curated by Grizedale Arts (M&R)

2009

• The Known Unknowns - Whitechapel Gallery, London UK

∞ Volatile Dispersal (Festival of Art Writing) - Organised by Francesco Pedraglio (M&R)

• That’s Untertainment! - Coniston Institute, Cumbria UK

∞ DJ set performance - Organised by Grizedale Arts (M&R)

• Antifreeze - CHIPS Building, Manchester UK

∞ Curated by Black Dogs (M&R)

• In From The Cold - Clore Ballroom, South Bank Centre, London UK

∞ Curated by Isobel Harbison (M&R)

2008

• Without You It’s Nothing - Deptford X - Cockpit Arts, London UK

∞ Collecting Live Art - Curated by Laura Eldret, PaulMart (M&R)

2007

• ARTfuturesLive - Bloomberg Space, London UK

∞ Organised by Laura Eldret (M&R)

 

BUMPF QUALITY:

2019

• SZUM – "Kick in empathy and multi-cult" - 27 September

∞ 'Festival of Four Cultures' (Łòdź, PL) review

∞ By Karolina Plinta

2018

• Sex Magazine – Sex Life (Art/Online) - 10 March

∞ “Care Bare” (MAMA, Rotterdam NL)

2016

• Art & Education – 'Assemble Relatives': PZI MFA exhibition - July

∞ New Artists - Yearbook Portfolio

• Metropolis M - 'Assemble Relatives' (Rotterdam NL) exhibition review - 10 July

∞ By Lorelinde Verhees

2015

• SENDER SUMPF - Magazine publication 

∞ Published by Piet Zwart Institute & Publication Studio, Rotterdam NL

- Featuring "Die 7 Faulen" - Designed by Daniel Fogarty

2013

• Ways of Working: A Rate of Exchange

∞ Wysing Arts (Cambridge UK), Published & Be Damned, Unrealised Projects

• Guardian (Online) - Heritage (Northern Edition) - 22 May

∞ "Paint it Red" - Featuring Egremont Red/Florence Paintmakers - By Alan Cleaver

2008

• (All we need is) Radio GA GA’

∞ Commissioned text - ‘Incommunicado FM’ (Site Gallery, Sheffield UK)

∞ By Rachel Lois Clapham (M&R)

2007

• Time Out London - Issue 41- August 22-28

∞ Review - Objects of Art (Matthew Bown, London) - By Martin Herbert (M&R)

2006

• The Interruptors (A Non-Simultaneous Novel)

∞ Featuring; Pt. 2/3 - By Gavin Wade / Published by Article Press (M&R)

2005

• Art Monthly - Issue 292 (Dec 05 - Jan 06)

∞ Review - Art Sheffield 05; Spectator T (Sheffield, UK) - By Michelle Atherton (M&R)

2004

• Time Out London – October

∞ Review - Temporary Tattoo (Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London) - By Sally O’Reilly (M&R)

• a-n Magazine – October

∞ Review - Temporary Tattoo (Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London) - By Len Horsey (M&R)

• Slimvolume 4 - Artist poster publication - A collaboration with artist-curator; Gavin Wade

∞ Curated and published by Andrew Hunt (M&R)

• Guardian Guide - August 14-20

∞ Review - Temporary Tattoo (Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London) - By Jessica Lack (M&R)

 

CASH MONEY QUALITY:

2019

• MIASTO BABEL - The Łódź of Four Cultures Festival, Łódź PL

∞ Billboard triptych commission

∞ Curated by Kasia Stańczak & Joanna Szumacher

2018

• Firstsite Collectors’ Group Bursary Award 2018

∞ Firstsite, Colchester, Essex UK

• Fashion: Minerva Project Week - Lead artist

∞ 2nd/3rd Year Fine Art BA - Academie Minerva, Groningen NL

• "Lightboxes on Wolphaertstraat"

∞ Lightbox commission - Oud-Charlois, Rotterdam NL

∞ Organised by ONONO & Stichting NAC (Nieuwe Ateliers Charlois)

2017

• Stimuleringsfonds voor de Creatieve Industrie, deelregeling Vormgeving - Grant

∞ Solo Exhibition; Care Bare, MAMA, Rotterdam NL

• a-n - Travel bursary award

∞ Documenta 14, Kassel DE

2016

• Vote Art - EU referendum billboard commission - Bristol, Leicester, Norwich UK

∞ Coordinated by Matthew Couper

2015

• Stichting Bekker-La Bastide-Fonds - Volkskracht, Rotterdam NL

∞ Studying in Holland - Financial subsidy award

2014

• ONSITE - TAP - Southend-on-Sea, Essex UK

∞ Open call - Shortlisted artist

2012

• His portable Anvil Still Survives - Hadleigh Old Fire Station Studios, Essex UK

∞ Training tower banner commission - Coordinated by ACAVA & Essex County Council 

• Arts Council England - Grants for the Arts award

∞ The Hammer or the Nail - Film production

2010

• Arts Council England - Escalator travel bursary award (Wysing Arts, UK)

∞ Manifesta 8 Research Trip - Murcia/Cartagena, Spain

2008

• Channel 4 - Art4 collection

∞ Acquired for collection (M&R)

• New Art Gallery Walsall collection

∞ Acquired for collection (M&R)

2007

• Hiscox collection

∞ Acquired for collection (M&R)

 

∞∞∞ M&R ∞∞∞ "Matt & Ross" – artist-collaboration with; Ross Jardine