Timeline

1966
Born in Lancaster
Lives in London

Exhibitions

2007
Echo Room, Alcalá 31, Madrid
2007
Draw, mima, Middlesbrough
2006
Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf (solo)
2006
Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Center, Warwick (solo)
2005
Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid (solo)
2005
Stuart Shave / Modern Art, London (solo)
2005
Pae White / Ani O’Neill / DJ Simpson, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland
2005
The Nature of Things, Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham
2003
Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf (solo)
2002
Ausstellungsraum, Münster (solo)
2001
Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf (solo)
2001
Beck’s Futures 2, ICA, London; Fruitmarket Gallery, Edingburgh; Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
2001
New Labour, The Saatchi Gallery, London
2000
Entwistle, London (solo)
2000
PS, Amsterdam (solo)
1999
SITE, Düsseldorf (solo)
1999
Morrison Judd, London (solo)
1999
Formerly, Jerwood Gallery, London

Literature

2007
Draw, Conversations around the legacy of drawing, Middlesbrough Institution of Modern Art, 2007
2006
DJ Simpson: Selected Works 2000 — 5, Warwick Arts Center, Coventry, 2006
2006
floating forms, abstract art now, cat., Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, 2006
2005
The Nature of Things, by Birmingham Museums and Art Galleries
2005
Zeigen, Audiotour by Karin Sauder through the Collection of Helga de Alvear, CD, 2005
2005
Guía de Madrid, in: ABC, Madrid, p. 55, 9-15 December 2005
2005
Carlota de Alfonso, in: El Punto de las Artes, No. 809, p. 6, 9-15, Madrid, December 2005
2005
Abel H. Pozuelo: El Cultural, El Mundo, Madrid, p. 40, 22 December 2005
2005
Top 5, in: The Guide, The Guardian 14 May 2005
2005
Fisun Güner: Review, in: Metro, April 2005
2005
Laura Cumming: Tales from the Shanty Town, in: Observer, 27 March 2005
2005
Editorial Architecture and Urbanism: Vital Arts, in: Art and Architecture Journal, February 2005
2005
James Parker: The Art of Caring, in: HD Magazine, January 2005
2004
Barrie Evans: Millstone to Milestone, in: The Architects Journal, 11 November 2004
2004
Gareth Gardner: Art for Bart’s Sake, in: Project of the Month, FX Magazine, November 2004
2004
Britannia, Works, cat. Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Xippas Gallery, the Breeder, Athen, 2004
2004
Freefall, cat. ACE, 2004
2004
Transmmisions, Print Portfolio (1×25), 2004
2004
Tina Sotirandi: Britannia Works, in: Time Out (Athens), 20-27 May 2004
2004
Barts: Artnotes, in: Art Monthly No. 279, September 2004
2004
Maey Kennedy, in: The Guardian, 27 September 2004
2004
Henrietta Thompson: Bart’s New Art, in: Blueprint No. 224, October 2004
2004
Edgar Schmitz:…und dann immer weiter, in: Kunstforum International No. 171, July/August 2004
2004
Robert Garnett: Dat Meen Je Niet (You Can’t Be Serious): On The Ethics & Politics of Humor In Contemporary Art, in: Metropolis M (Amsterdam) No. 3, Juni/Juli 2004
2003
Transmmisions, Artist’s in Conversation, Book, 2003
2003
New Abstract Painting—Painting Abstract Now, Abstraktion in der neuen Malerei, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, 2003
2003
Sammlung Melitta, cat. Minden, 2003
2003
Sally O’Reilly: 15/1, in: Art Monthly No. 269, 2003
2003
Mick Finch: The Nightshift, in: Contemporary, No. 58, 2003
2003
Nicholas Chambers: review of Sample Scatter Synthesis (Amplified), in: Broadsheet, 2003
2003
Anne Loxley: review of Sample Scatter Synthesis (Amplified), in: Sydney Morning Herald, 2003
2003
Sotiris Kyriacou: New Abstract Painting. Previews, in: Contemporary No. 52, 2003
2003
Kultur Szene Lev, Abstraktion in der neuen Kunst, in: Rheinische Post, 2003
2003
Neue abstrakte Malerei in Leverkusen, in: Welt am Sonntag July 20th 2003
2003
Claudia Posca: Doch, ach die Bilder blieben, in: NRZ 24 June 2003
2003
Matthias Weiss: Verletzte Bild-Haut, in: Westfälischer Anzeiger August 7th 2003
2002
Dj Simpson, ExCentric Abstraction, cat. Positionen zur Malerei XIV im Ausstellungsraum Münster, 2002
2002
Painting as a Foreign Language, Edificio Cultura Inglesa/Centro Brasileiro Britânico, 2002
2002
Site 6, Haus Am Meer, Limited Edition (1×25), 2002
2002
Een Collectie/A Collection, cat. 2002
2002
Shine, cat. The Lowry, Salford, 2002
2002
Lisa Lefeuvre: The W-hole Story—on Gordon Matta-Clark, in: Art Monthly No. 255, 2002
2002
Suhail Malik: Painting As Contemporary Art, in: Painting as a Foreign Language, Edificio Cultura
2002
Inglesa/Centro Brasileiro Britânico, 2002
2002
Phil Griffin: Hang The DJ, in: City Life, September 2002
2002
Robert Garnett: ExCentric Abstraction, in: Dj Simpson, ExCentric Abstraction, cat. Positionen zur Malerei
2002
XIV im Ausstellungsraum Münster, 2002
2002
Gail B. Kirkpatrick: Malerei Pur, in: Dj Simpson, ExCentric Abstraction, cat. Positionen zur Malerei XIV im
2002
Ausstellungsraum Münster, 2002
2002
Tineke Rijenders: Routerman_, in: kM (Amsterdam), Najaar No. 43, 2002
2001
de Cruz, Gemma / Ellis, Patricia: Aperto London, in: Flash Art, October 2001
2001
Kent, Sarah: Review New Labour, in: Time Out, London May 8th 2001
2001
Louisa Buck: Moving Targets 2, 2001
2001
Alex Coles: review, in Artext No. 75, January 2001
2001
Bergens Tidende: Tailsliding, in: Sissel Dagsland, October 12th 2001
2001
Jonathan Jones: If I Had a Hammer…..New Labour Show, in: The Guardian, May 5th 2001
2001
Richard Dorment: New Labour, in: The Art Newspaper, May 2001
2001
Patricia Ellis: New Labour, cat. Saatchi Gallery, London, 2001
2001
Matt Collings: Beck’s Futures_, cat. ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts London, 2001
2001
Matt Collings: Art Crazy Nation, No. 21, 2001
2001
Beech, David / Chilver, John: Becks Futures, cat., ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts London, 2001
2001
James Hyde: Review, in: Art in America, USA, February 2001
2001
Niru Ratnam: The Face, London, March 2001
2001
Lucy Spriggs,: Beck’s Futures, in: Art Review, London, April 2001
2001
Profile, Beck’s Futures, in: Dazed & Confused, London, April 2001
2001
Adrian Searle: Review, Beck’s Futures, in: The Guardian, 3 April, London, 2001
2001
Martin Coomer: Preview, Beck’s Futures, in: Time Out, London, March 28th—April 4th 2001
2001
Laura Cumming: Review, Beck’s Futures, in: The Observer, London April 1st 2001
2001
Richard Dorment: Review, Beck’s Futures, in: The Daily Telegraph, London April 4th 2001
2001
Nick Hackworth: Review, Beck’s Futures, in: Evening Standard, London April 5th 2001
2001
Tailsliding, cat. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, 2001
2001
Open Plan, cat. Alpha delta Gallery, Artio Gallery, Athens, 2001
2001
Eyestorm, Edition (5×25), 2001
2001
New Labour, cat. Saatchi Gallery London, 2001
2001
Beck’s Futures 2, cat. ICA – Institute of Contemporary Arts London, 2001
2000
British Art Pt 2, cat. 2000
2000
Everything Magazine, No. 3.3, Artist Project, 2000
2000
Sarah Kent: DJ Simpson, Review, in: Time Out, London, February 9th—17th 2000
2000
Hellen Sumpter: Shortlist – Big Issue, London, 14-20 February 2000
2000
Fisun Güner: Review, in: What’s On, London, 16-23 February 2000
2000
Niru Ratnam: Tool Intentions, in: The Face, London, March 2000
2000
Louisa Buck: Simpson’s boundaries, in: Art Newspaper, London, February 2000
2000
Jonathan Jones: Exhibitions, in: The Guardian Guide, London, 3 February 2000
2000
Angela Lubrano: Last Chance—Evening, in: Standard, London, 28 February 2000
2000
David Burrows: Abstract Art, in: Art Monthly, London, March 2000
2000
JJ Charlesworth: Review, The Raft, in: Art Monthly, London, March 2000
2000
Michael Archer: Review, in: Artforum, New York, March 2000
2000
Mark Godfrey: Review, in: Contemporary Visual Arts, London, March 2000
2000
Stuart Shave in: I-D, London, May 2000
1999
Martin Herbert: Formerly, in: Jerwood Gallery, London 1999
1999
Thomas Trevor: Elastic Abstract, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, 1999
1999
Martin Coomber: Wild Life, Review, in: Time Out, London, October 6th—13th 1999
1999
Stuart Shave: Formerly, Review, in: I-D, London, No.188, 1999
1999
Shahin Afrassiabi: DJ Simpson, Review, in: Flash Art, Milan, No. 206, 1999
1999
John Tozer: Cluster Bomb, Review, in: Art Monthly, London, No. 224, 1999
1999
Mark Currah: Formerly, Review, in: Time Out, June 30th—July 7th 1999
1999
Michael Archer: Heart and Soul, Review, in: Artforum, New York November 1999
1999
Louisa Buck: Elastic Abstract, in: Art Newspaper, London, June 1999
1999
Hannah Wingrave: Elastic Abstract, in: Flash Art, Vol XXXII, No. 208, October 1999
1999
Formerly, cat. Jerwood Gallery, London, 1999
1999
Elastic Abstract, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, 1999
1999
New Contemporaries, cat. Liverpool Biennial, Beaconsfield, London, 1999
1999
Zauberhaft, (with David Burrows), cat. Büro für Kunst, Brose Eiermann, Dresden, 1999
1999
Richard Reynolds: Elastic Abstract, in: Exeter Flying Post, No. 241, October 1999
1999
Deborah Robinson: Elastic Abstract, in: Artist Newsletter, November 1999
1998
cat. Proposition Gallery, New York, 1998
1998
Unit, cat. 1998