Timeline

1977
Born in London
1996
Foundation, Chelsea School of Art, London
1999
BA, Fine Art, Honors, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford
2001
MFA, Slade School of Art, University College, London
Prizes and Awards
2001-2002 First Base Acava Free Studio Award
2001 Ray Finnis Charitable Trust Award
2009 Artist in Residence, Science Museum, London
2009 Ily Art Prize
2008 Art & Work 2008 Award for Space Trumpet, Unilever Commission
2008-9 International Fellowship at Location One, New York

Exhibitions

2010
The limit of everything, Parra & Romero, Madrid (solo)
2009
Chord, Measure Arts Commission, London (solo)
2009
Conrad Shawcross, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY (solo)
2009
Control, Location One, New York, NY (solo)
2009
The Collection, Siobhan Davies Dance Studio, London (solo)
2009
Third Moscow Biennale for Contemporary Art, Russia
2009
A Duck for Mr. Darwin, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, traveling to Mead Art Gallery, Warwick
2009
British Contemporary Art Show, Art Issue Projects, China
2009
Kaidoscopic Revolver, Hanjiyun Contemporary Space, Beijing, China
2009
Natural Wonders (curated by Nick Hackworth), Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow
2009
Geoplay (part 1), Pilar Parra & Romero, Madrid
2008
Dumbbell, Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin, Italy (solo)
2008
Axiom, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami (solo)
2008
Light Perpetual, Jenaer Kunstverein, Germany (solo)
2008
Tetrahelix Tower, Ministry of Justice Commission, Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, London (solo)
2008
Rendez-vous 2008, Musee d'art Contemporain, Lyon
2008
Reflections on Light – 30 years Galerie Bernd Klueser, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany
2008
Counterpoint, Robin Katz Fine Art, London
2008
Academia: Qui es-tu, La Chapelle de L’Ecole National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris
2008
Lattice III, Art | 39 | Basel Public Art Projects
2008
Beyond Measure: across art and science, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
2008
A Life of Their Own curated by Richard Cork, Lismore Castle, Ireland
2008
Art L’Plage, St. Tropez, France
2008
Conrad Shawcross, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami (solo)
2008
Conrad Shawcross, Galerie Bernd Klueser, Munich, Germany (solo)
2007
Unilever Commission, Unilever House, London (solo)
2007
Lattice, Selfridges Commission, London (solo)
2007
Reconstruction 2, Sudeley Castle, England
2007
All Tomorrow’s Parties, ICA, London
2007
Say It Isn’t So – Naturwissenschaften im Visier der Kunst, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
2007
Unfinished Symphony, The Fine Art Society, London
2007
Artissima 14 – Constellations (selected during Artissima Art Fair), curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler and Daniel Birnbaum, Torino, Italy
2007
Counterpoint, Dubai Art Fair, Dubai
2006
Sudeley Castle 2006: Reconstruction 1, Sudeley Castle, England
2006
No Such Thing As One, Victoria Miro Gallery, London (solo)
2005
The Steady States, The New Art Gallery, Walsall and The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (solo)
2005
S.N.O.W Sculpture in Non-Objective Way, Galleria Tucci Russo, Torre Pellice, Turin
2004–2005
Continuum, The Queen’s House, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London (solo)
2004
Manifesta 5, San Sebastian, Spain (solo)
2004
Galerie Bernd Kluser, Munich (solo)
2004
After Life, Death, Remembrance. Redundancy. Reanimation, Bowes Museum, County Durham, curated by Simon Morrissey
2004
New Blood, The Saatchi Gallery, London
2003
The Nervous Systems, Entwistle, London (solo)
2003
Dead Game, Museum 52, London
2002
Fame and Promise, 14 Wharf Road, London
2002
It was bigger than all of us, Prenelle Gallery, Canary Wharf
2001
Engine II (Communicating at an Unknown Rate), The Old Armory, Harrow Road, London
2001
New Contemporaries 2001, Camden Arts Centre, London; Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
2000
Engine I, Dollard Street Studios, Vauxhall, London

Literature

2008
Richard Cork, Top Forms, RA Magazine, Summer 2008
2008
Richard Cork, Expect the Unexpected Financial Times, 26/27 April 2008
2008
Jan Dalley, Artistic Impressions, Financial Times, Spring 2008
2007
Emily Candela, Conrad Shawcross, The Independent, 23 October 2007
2007
Jan Dalley, Warming to the Frieze Effect, Financial Times, 13 October 2007
2007
Ossian Ward, Have I got new for you?, Time Out, 26 September – 2 October 2007
2007
Ann Lee, Artist appeals for the return of his Soulcatcher, Hackney Gazette & North London Advertiser, 29 March 2007
2007
Oliver Duff, Steals onwheels: Shawcross loses Capri, The Independent, 23 March 2007
2007
Valentine Low, Sculptor in Search of a lost Soul, Evening Standard, 13 April 2007
2007
Francesca Martin; Stephanie Theobald, State of the Art, Harper’s Bazaar, April 2007
2007
Tom Morton, Conrad Shawcross, Frieze, March 2007
2007
Sally O’Reilly, Riflemaker Becomes Indica, Frieze, March 2007
2007
Ana Finel Honigman, Conrad Shawcross at Victoria Miro, Art in America, February 2007
2007
Andrew Wilson, Yesterday, Today , Tomorrow, Art Monthly, 2007, no. 2
2006
Martin Herbert, Riflemaker becomes Indica, Time Out, 29 November- 6 December 2006
2006
Rachel Campbell-Johnston, They all wanted to change the world, The Times, 12 November 2006
2006
Charles Darwent, The Grooviest Gallery, The Independent on Sunday, 26 November
2006
Eloise Napier, Something like a phenomenon, Harper’s Bazaar, November 2006
2006
Rebecca Rushmer, Living Sculptures, Professional Engineering, 8 November 2007
2006
Scott Reyburn, Four years old and fully grown up- the phenomenon that is Frieze, Antiques Trade Gazette, 28 October 2006
2006
Conrad Shawcross, Dazed and Confused, October 2006
2006
Peter Chapman, Pick of the week: Conrad Shawcross, Independent, 28 October 2006
2006
Time Out, Helen Sumpter, Conrad Shawcross, 25 October 2006
2006
Hannah Duguid, Metaphysical machines and double sums, Independent, 16 October
2006
The Art Newspaper/Frieze Art Fair Daily, Conrad Shawcross: Light Entertainment, 14-15 October 2006
2006
V & A Magazine, Mental Freefall without a parachute, Winter 2006
2006
Harriet Lane, The Art of Invention, Vogue, November 2006
2006
Julian Kiverstein, Where in the World do Art & Science Meet?, Map, Issue 5, Spring 2006
2006
S.N.O.W Sculpture in Non-Objective Way, Galleria Tucci Russo, Torre Pellice, Turin
2005
Oliver Basciano, Life in 3-D, Wonderland, Issue 2, December 2005 / January 2006
2005
Alistair Sooke, In the Studio, Daily Telegraph, 29 November 2005
2005
Tim Adams, Portrait of the artist as a young boffin, Observer, 27 November 2005
2005
Jessica Cheney, Conrad Shawcross, London Magazine, August / September 2005
2005
S.N.O.W Sculpture in Non-Objective Way, Andrea Bellini, Galleria Tucci Russo, Torre Pellice, Turin, 2005
2005
Sally O’Reilly, Conrad Shawcross, The Guardian, 3 September 2005
2005
Conrad Shawcross: The Steady States exhibition catalogue, texts by Jenny Uglow and Andrea Bellini. New Art Gallery, Walsall and the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2005
Delphine Velloire, L’homme machine, Jalouse, February
2005
Michael Glover, Like a circle in a spiral, The Independent Review, 25 January
2005
Fisun Guner, Deep Sea Monster, Metro Life, 5 January
2004
Mary Horlock, Greenwich ideal for time sensitive sculpture, Financial Times, 28 December
2004
John Russel Taylor, Looking for the deus in machina, The Times, 22 December
2004
Rose Jennings, Time and Motion Studies, The Observer, 19 December
2004
Nick Hackworth, Striking out into the vast unknown, Evening Standard. 17 December
2004
Nick Hackworth. ‘Batteries Not Included’, Dazed & Confused, Vol. 2 Issue#10, p. 106-9
2004
Adeline Iziren. ‘What Happened Next?’ The Guardian (Rise Section), 17 January p. 1-2
2003
Martin Herbert. ‘Best of 2003,’ Artforum, December 2003, p.134
2003
Jane Campbell. ‘50 Best Tips for Investing in Art’ The Independent 25 - 31 October, 2003, p. 7
2003
Colin Gleadell. The Telegraph magazine, 29th March, p. 46 – 53.
2003
Jane Neal. Contemporary, Issue 49, p. 90
2003
Martin Herbert. Frieze, April Issue, p. 101.
2003
Simon Morrissey. Art Monthly, March
2003
Richard Dorment. Daily Telegraph, 5 February.
2003
Jorn Ebner. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 1 February.
2003
Martin Coomer. Time Out (London), 29 January - 5 February.
2003
Nick Hackworth. ‘Designs upon the nature of time’. Evening Standard, 21 January.
2003
Florence Hallet. What’s On, 15–22 January.
2003
Louisa Buck. The Art Newspaper, January.
2003
Sophie Léris. ‘Artist Profile’. Art Review, January.
2002
Geoff Nicholson. ‘Soul-Searching in a Ford capri’. Modern Painters, Winter
2001
Niru Ratnam. The Face, May.