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DATE OF BIRTH 2nd October 1966 Keighley, West Yorkshire
EDUCATION 1986-1990 Loughborough College of Art & Design
B.A.(Hons) Degree and Postgraduate Certificate
in Three Dimensional Design
(Specialising in Silversmithing & Metalwork)
SOLO SHOWS 2007 WE WATCHED THE SUN GO DOWN
Buro fur Kunst, Dresden
  2005 CLEARWATER
Unit 2 Gallery, London Metropolitan University
  2005 VICTORY PARK
Leeds City Art Gallery
  2005 ARCHIPELAGO
Artbuero Berlin, Berlin
  2004 ARCHIPELAGO
Buro fur Kunst, Dresden
  2004 CONTINENTAL DRIFT
The Lowry Centre, Salford, Manchester
  1995/96 COMMON GROUND Zwischenstation.
Experimental Space for Contemporary Art &
Architecture, Dresden
GROUP SHOWS 2007 NEW LONDON KICKS
The Armoury Show, New York
    THE FUTURE CAN WAIT
Atlantis Gallery, London
    PREVIEW BERLIN
Art Fair with Buro fur Kunst
    IT STARTS HERE
De la Warr Pavillion, Bexhill on Sea
    IDEE 01239
ein stadtteilforum, Prohlis, Dresden
Future Flotilla with Kaavous Clayton
    QUALITY STREET
Art Fair Messe, Frankfurt with Buro fur Kunst
    DUSSELDORF CONTEMPORARY ART
Dusseldorf Exhibition Centre with Buro fur Kunst
    BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME
Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh and various venues
  2006 PREVIEW BERLIN
Berlin Art Fair
    OFF
Outpost Gallery Project, Norwich
    BLANCO
A Street Gallery, Santa Rosa, California
    TRAJECTORY
Vitrine Project, Leeds Railway Station
  2005/2006 BRITISH ART SHOW 6
Gateshead, Manchester, Nottingham & Bristol
    MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO
Buro fur Kunst, Dresden
    CO-ORDINATES
Salts Mill, Saltaire, West Yorkshire
    VISTA
Imitate Gallery, Manchester
    ROUGE
A Street Gallery, Santa Rosa, California
    CONSIGNIA
Hiscox Art Projects, London
  2004 WERE NOT HERE TO GIVE YOU PLEASURE
Gallerie Art & Essai, Rennes
    BURO FUR KUNST, ART FORUM, BERLIN
  2003 COMME CA ART PRIZE 2003
Manchester
    ALTERNATIVE ACTION PLAN
S1 Artspace,Sheffield BLANCARTMANCHESTER
Le Petit Blanc, Manchester
    FIFTEEN PERSPECTIVES
Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, California
  2002/2003 FROM A DISTANCE
(Cont) Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
  2002 WE'RE NOT HERE TO GIVE YOU PLEASURE
G39 Gallery, Cardiff
    THE REMAKING OF...
buro/fur/kunst, Dresden
    EAST INTERNATIONAL
Norwich Gallery. EASTwork Commission 2003
    12th MOSTYN OPEN
Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno
  2001 RECORD COLLECTION International 3
Manchester and Geneva, Switzerland
    NO FIXED ABODE
Dot Gallery, Leeds
  2000 MANMOMA - International 3
Manchester
    THE BLACK DIAMOND. Issue No.2.
Liverpool
    STADT MUNCHEN PHOTO BIENNIAL 2000
Amsterdam
  1999 VARIABLE-D GALLERY with Roger McKinley,
in conjunction with the Black Diamond Publication
    Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool
    DUMMY Catalyst Arts Project
Belfast and New York
  1997 COLLECTION
Three Month Gallery, Liverpool
    YOUNG PARENTS
An Annual Programme Project
Riverside Mews, Manchester
    WISH YOU WERE HERE TOO
83 Hill Street, Glasgow
  1996 I FEEL EXPLOSION Cromford Court,
Arndale Centre, Manchester
    CATCHING FLIES
Three Month Gallery, Liverpool
    1996 SOMETHING HAPPENS
Bradford Gallery, Bradford
  1995 YOU DON'T KNOW ME BUT...
Part of Bradford Arts Festival
27-29 Rawson Place, Bradford
    ONCE UPON A TIME
Part of Hebden Bridge Arts Festival
    Bridge Mill, Hebden Bridge 1995 DEAN CLOUGH ARTISTS
Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax
  1994 VARIETY
Salon James and Peter, Manchester
  1993 KING AND QUEEN
Mantos, Manchester
    REPUBLIC
A bookwork of ideas with Dominic Egan
PUBLIC WORKS 2003 EASTwork SCULPTURE COMMISSION
    ‘Sapphire EX15 - The Long Journey Home’
  2004 Siting of Sapphire EX15 at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
PROJECTS 1998/99 HELIUM Site specific space construction for work or leisure.
Dean Clough, Halifax
INTERVENTIONS 2000 CRUISE CONTROL
An idea for a Leisurecraft
Applecross, Scotland
  1999 SLOW 1000 Stickers. Various locations
in Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds
  1997 ROAD RUNNER Design interventions on
temporary road signs in Dresden
    SILVER ROSE Graffiti stencil.
Various locations, Dresden
    S.K.I.P. Garden Compost Utility
No. 2 Elbtalveg, Dresden
PUBLICATIONS 2006 TRAJECTORY Vitrine
  2005 BRITISH ART SHOW 6
  2005 CLEARWATER Unit 2 Gallery
  2005 SITUATION LEEDS
  2004 FLUX Magazine issue 40
  2003 EAST International
  2002 EAST International
  2000 BLACK DIAMOND Issue No. 2 August
  1998 STREET LEVEL CATALOGUE Dresden
  1996 ZWISCHENSTATION Dresden