Timeline

1956
Born in Cheshire, England
1974–1975
Gloucestershire College of Art & Design
1975–1978
Wolverhampton Polytechnic - B.A. with Honors
1980–1982
Reading University - M.F.A.
Lives and works in London

Exhibitions

2008
Frith Street Galllery, London (solo)
2008
Blown Away - The Artful Explosion, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois
2007
Projektion, Lenos Kunstmuseum, Linz
2007
Says the junk in the yard, Flowers East, London
2007
Collective One, Galerie Guy Bartschi, Geneva
2007
Living in the Material World, National Art Center,Tokyo
2007
The Shadow,MAN Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro
2007
IKON, Birmingham (solo)
2006–2007
The Shadow, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Sienna
2006
Resonance, Firth Street Gallery, London
2006
Thread, Ingleby Gallery
2006
Projektion, Museum of Art, Luzern
2006
Brontean Abstracts, Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire (solo)
2005
Focus: Cornelia Parker, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas (solo)
2005
New Work by Cornelia Parker, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California (solo)
2005
Subconcious Terras, New York; Wurttembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany (solo)
2005
Water, Air, Earth, Ice. At the origins of life between Art and Science, Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art, Genova, Italy
2005
The Real Ideal, Sheffield Galleries, Sheffield
2005
Presence, Gimpel Fils, London
2005
Bye-Bye blackboard..from Einstien and others, Museum of History of Science, Oxford
2005
Think & Wonder, Wonder & Think, Museum of Childhood, London
2005
In the Neighborhood of Infinity, Sixteen:one Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2004–2005
Cornelia Parker: Installations from the Tate Collection, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich (solo)
2004
Galeria Carles Tache, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2004
Finesilver Gallery, Project Space, San Antonio, Texas (solo)
2004
The West Wing, St. Barts and The London Breast Cancer Centre, London
2004
Speaking with Hands: Photographs from The Buhl Collection, Guggenheim Museum, New York
2004
City Art Gallery, Prague
2004
After Life, curated by Simon Morrissey, The Bowes Museum
2003
D�Amelio Terras, New York (solo)
2003
Guy Bartschi, Geneva (solo)
2003
Dust Memories, Swiss Institute-Contemporary Art, NY
2003
Days like These, Tate Triennial, Tate Britain
2003
Stacked, D'Amelio Terras, New York
2003
The Disembodied Spirit, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine - On tour: Contemporary Art in Kansas City, and Austin Museum of Art
2003
Independence, South London Gallery
2003
Doublures, Musée Du Québec
2002
To Eat or not to Eat, Centro de Arte de Salamanca
2002
Continuitá: Arte in Toscana 1945-2000, Fattoria di Celle, Santomato di Pistoia, Italy
2002
Summer Palace, A Garden for Artists, Duesseldorf
2002
Life is Beautiful, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle UK
2002
Frith Street Gallery (solo)
2001
GAM, Galleria Civica D�Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy (solo)
2001
Summer Exhibition, Frith Street Gallery, London
2001
Solid State: Reflections upon the Real, Kettle�s Yard, Cambridge
2001
2000: the end of century. The seeds of the future Comune di Milano, Italy
2001
The Silk Purse Procedure, Spike Island and Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
2001
Paper Assets British Museum
2000
British Art (part 1), Diehl Vorderwuelbecke, Berlin
2000
Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome
2000
Between Cinema and a Hard Place, Tate Modern, London
2000
Interventions, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, USA
2000
Boston ICA, USA (solo)
2000
Chicago Arts Club, USA (solo)
2000
Aspen Museum of Art, USA (solo)
2000
Philadelphia ICA, USA (solo)
1999
Frith Street Gallery, London (solo)
1999
Warburg Institute, London (solo)
1999
Science Museum, London (solo)
1999
Porcupines, 291 Gallery, London
1999
Porcupines, 291 Gallery, London
1999
Disaster, Harris Museum, Preston
1999
Documents and Lies, Optica, A Centre For Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
1999
Dards D�art, Mouches, Moustiques...Modernite, Arles Museum, France
1999
Melbourne 1st International Biennial, Melbourne, Australia
1998
Yoko Ono�s Water Piece, Ormeau Bath Gallery, Belfast
1998
New Art from Britain, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria
1998
Drawing Itself, The London Institute
1998
Serpentine Gallery, London (solo)
1998
Deitch Projects, New York, USA (solo)
1997
ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas, USA (solo)
1997
Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy (solo)
1997
The Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London
1997
Material Culture, Hayward Gallery, London
1996
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff (solo)
1996
Matter of Facts, Hawerkamp, Munster
1996
City Space, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen
1995
Something The Matter: Helen Chadwick, Cathy de Monchaux, Cornelia Parker, Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes, Rosario, Argentina; and travelling to Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Rio de Janeiro; Galeria Athos Bulcao, Brasilia
1995
A House in Time, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Slovinia
1995
The Maybe (Collaboration with Tilda Swinton), Serpentine Gallery, London (solo)
1995
Gallery 102, Dusseldorf (solo)
1994–1995
Art Unlimited, Royal Festival Hall, touring exhibition of multiples
1993–1995
Recent British Sculpture, Arts Council touring exhibition
1994
XXII Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1993
Eigen+Art, New York
1993
Ha-Ha, Killerton Park, Devon
1992
Nigel Greenwood, London
1992
Eigen+Art, Leipzig (solo)
1992
Vitrine Hortense Stael, Paris (solo)
1991
Chisenhale Gallery, London (solo)
1991
Vitrine Hortense Stael, Paris(solo)
1991
Spitalfields Heritage Centre, presented by the Whitechapel Gallery, London (solo)
1991
Excavating the Present, Kettle�s Yard, Cambridge
1991
Tous Azimuts, Vitrine Hortense Stael, Paris
1990
The British Art Show, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow; Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds; Hayward Gallery, London
1990
Mostra, British School in Rome
1990
Rome Scholars 1980-90, Royal College of Art, London
1990
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London
1989
Cornerhouse, Manchester (solo)
1989
Aspects Gallery, Portsmouth (solo)
1988
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (solo)
1987
Actualities, London (solo)
1987
Systems of Support, Kettle�s Yard, Cambridge
1986
Surveying the Scene, South Hill Park, Bracknell, Aspects Gallery, Portsmouth
1986
New British Sculpture, Air Gallery, London
1985
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London
1983
Sculpture by Women, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
1980
Midland View, Stoke City Art Gallery & Museum, touring
1980
Stoke City Art Gallery & Museum (solo)

Literature

2003
Williams, Eliza. 'Cornelia Parker,' Tema Celeste Issue No. 96, March-April, p. 95, illus.
2003
Montreuil, Gregory. 'Cornelia Parker at D'Amelio Terras,' Flash Art July.
2003
Reynolds, Nigel. 'A Kiss From Cornelia With Strings Attached,' Daily Telegraph February 26.
2003
Campbell Johnston, Rachel. 'Rodin and the Art of Bondage,' The Times of London February 26.
2002
Morrissey, Simon. 'In Pursuit of Freedom,' AN Magazine, March
2001
Hubbard, Sue. 'Fur-lined Fetishism,' Art Review, September
2001
Lawson, Susan. 'Irreconciliable Difference: Ode/Owed to Cornelia Parker,' n.paradoxa, Vol. 8, pp. 12-21
2001
Helguera, Pablo. 'Imaginary Landscape,' tema celeste, No. 83, pp. 46-51
2001
'Anarchy and Ecstasy,' The Economist, 9 June, p. 133.
2001
Batchen, Geoffrey. 'Carnal Knowledge,' Art Journal, Spring, Vol. 60 No. 1, pp. 21-23
2001
Higgins, Ria. 'A Life in the Day of Cornelia Parker,' Sunday Times Magazine, 4 February, p. 62