b. 1982 – Rochford, Essex UK

 

REAL QUALITY:

2014 - 2016 - Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam NL

- Fine Art MA

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

- Curated by George Unsworth

2008

> Incommunicado FM - Site Gallery, Sheffield UK

- Curated by Jeanine Griffin (M&R)

> Hopetown - Greenwich Court, London

- Curated by Matt & Ross

2004

> Temporary Tattoo - Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London

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

 

GROUP QUALITY:

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 - PZI, 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

- Curated by Daniel Kelly

> In the Making - Site Gallery, Sheffield UK

- Curated by Laura Sillers

2012

> Dawdle - BB#8 - SPACE, London

- 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 and Castle

Shopping Centre, London

- Curated by Ellen Greig (M&R)

> 195 Miles - PSL, Leeds & Whitechapel Gallery, London

- 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

Organised by The Contemporary Art Society

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

> Art4 Collection - Channel 4 Television Corporation, London

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

2007

> Objects of Art - Matthew Bown Gallery, London

- Curated by Matthew Bown (M&R)

> ARTfutures 2007 - Bloomberg Space, London

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

> EURO5SERIE(1) - 6A Scawfell St, London

- 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

- Organised by Daniel Kelly (M&R)

> Slimvolume 4 - Outpost, Norwich UK 

- Curated by Andrew Hunt (M&R)

2004

> Slimvolume 4 Redux Gallery, London

- Curated by Andrew Hunt (M&R)

> Tealeaf - Cell Project Space, London

- Curated by Richard Priestley (M&R)

2003

> Baglady - Cell Project Space, London

- 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 - Film screening programme

Lead artist/programmer

- 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

> 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 & Simon Walker

2010

> Kästər-mə-ng-gәr - Market AIR - Deptford X, London

- Curated by Matthew Couper & Mark Titchner

2008

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

- Curated by Jeanine Griffin (M&R)

 

PERFORMED QUALITY:

2016

> RAAR (Rotterdam Art and Radio) - W139, Amsterdam NL

Feat. The Taxi Accident and the Shop (2016)

- Organised by Joshua Thies

> November Zomer @ Qarantaine Beach - Qarantainestrandje, Rotterdam NL

- Organised by November Complex & Peach

> Two Yeahs - Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam NL

Feat. The Taxi Accident and the Shop (2016)

- Live radio broadcast organised by Tor Johnsson, Ash Kilmartin

2015

> Die 7 Faulen

SENDER SUMPF - International Workers Day Market, Worpswede DE

- With; Daniel Fogarty

2013

> DKUK - Ancient & Modern, London

Feat. Medusa (2013)

- Finissage presentation

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

- Feat. I Defy Thee (2012) - metal detecting performance

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

- Co-curated with Focal Point Gallery & Saim Demicran

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

DJ-set reenactment

- Curated by Grizedale Arts (M&R)

2009

> The Known Unknowns - Whitechapel Gallery, London

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

- Curated by Isobel Harbison (M&R)

2008

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

Collecting Live Art

- Curated by Laura Eldret & PaulMart (M&R)

2007

> ARTfuturesLive - Bloomberg Space, London 

- Organised by Laura Eldret (M&R)

 

BUMPF QUALITY:

2016

> Metropolis M - Assemble Relatives exhibition review - 10 July

- Written by Lorelinde Verhees

2015

> SENDER SUMPF - Magazine publication 

Feat. the Die 7 Faulen - Designed by Daniel Fogarty.

- Published by Piet Zwart Institute & Publication Studio Rotterdam

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 – Feat. Egremont Red/Florence Paintmakers

- Written by Alan Cleaver

2008

> (All we need is) Radio GA GA’

A commissioned text by Site Gallery for ‘Incommunicado FM’

- Written by Rachel Lois Clapham (M&R)

2007

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

Review - Objects of Art (Matthew Bown, London)

- Written by Martin Herbert (M&R)

2006

> The Interruptors; A Non-Simultaneous Novel

Featured in parts two & three

- Written 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)

Written by Michelle Atherton (M&R)

2004

> Time Out London – October

Review - Temporary Tattoo (Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London)

Written by Sally O’Reilly (M&R)

> a-n Magazine – October

Review - Temporary Tattoo (Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London)

Written by Len Horsey (M&R)

> Slimvolume 4 - Artist poster publication - A collaboration with Gavin Wade

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

> Guardian Guide - August 14-20

Review - Temporary Tattoo (Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London)

- Written by Jessica Lack (M&R)

 

CASH MONEY QUALITY:

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

Banner commission

- Commissioned by ACAVA & Essex County Council 

> Arts Council England - Grants for the Arts funding 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)

 

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