Timeline

1958
Born in Burnley, Lancashire, UK
1978–1981
BA Fine Art, Brighton Polytechnic, UK
1981–1982
MA Fine Art, Chelsea School of Art, London
Lives and works in London

Exhibitions

2010
Prints, Museum of London (solo)
2010
Echoes of Albany, The Lightbox, Woking (solo)
2010
The Figure: Contemporary Works from the Collection, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
2010
Pleasure Point: Celebrating 25 Years of contemporary Collectors, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD)
2010
The Indiscipline of Painting, Mead Art Gallery, Warwick
2010
The Gathering, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
2010
Peeping Tom (curated by Keith Coventry), VEGAS, London
2009
My Yard: The British Council Collection (selected by Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
2009
Henry Moore, Leeds City Art Gallery
2009
Benches & Binoculars, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
2009
The White Show, The Arts Council Collection at PM Gallery and House, London
2009
Paintings and Sculptures Part II: Works 2002-2009, Haunch of Venison, London (solo)
2008
Painting & Sculpture, Part I: Early Groups, Haunch of Venison, London (solo)
2008
Copper and Silk, Paul Stolper Gallery, London (solo)
2008
Seomi & Tuus Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2008
Heroes and Racists, Fine Art Society, London (solo)
2008
Anaesthesia as Aesthetic, Haunch of Venison, Zurich (solo)
2007
Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring, Camden Arts Centre, London
2007
Diagrammatic Logic: Selections from the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
2007
Ten Years, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
2007
Unfinished Symphonies, Fine Art Society, London
2007
Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian, New York
2007
Republic, L’Est, London
2007
Experiments in Abstraction, Andipa Gallery, London
2007
Key Groups, Julius Werner Berlin, Germany (solo)
2006
Hirst and his Contemporaries, Andipa Gallery, London
2006
Tramway Gallery, Glasgow, UK (solo)
2006
Fine Art Society, London, UK (solo)
2006
To Here, Bloomberg Space, London
2006
Reconstruction #1, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire
2005
Supernova, British Council touring exhibition
2005
Colour my world, Riflemaker gallery, London
2005
Magic White, Lowry Museum, Salford, UK
2005
Hallucinature, Cell Project Space, London
2005
Vertigo, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, UK
2005
Chronic Epoch, Beaconsfield, London
2005
Real Strange, Lounge Gallery and Studios, London
2004
Guided by Heroes, Hasselt, Belgium
2004
Pastoral, Dick Smith Gallery, London
2004
Kenny Schachter Rove, London, UK (solo)
2004
Society Consumed, Tate Britain, UK
2004
Reflections, Tongeren, Belgium
2004
Board meeting, London, UK
2004
Between Letters and Abstraction, 3°W Gallery, Grasmere, UK
2004
Domesticity, Cell Project Space, London
2003
Thatcher, Blue Gallery, London
2003
Fourth sex, Station Leopoldi, Florence, Italy
2003
Independence, South London Gallery, London
2002
Landscape, British Council
2002
Dogger Fisher Gallery, Edinburgh, UK (solo)
2002
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2002
Adapt Now, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
2001
A Century City, Tate Modern, UK
2001
City Racing 1988-1998: a partial account, ICA, UK
2001
A Century of Innocence-The Story of the White Monochrome, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2001
Black and White Blains Fine art, London
2000
Sensation: Young British artists from the Saatchi Collection, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY, USA
2000
A Century of Innocence-The Story of the White Monochrome, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
2000
The Wreck of Hope, The Nunnery Gallery, London, UK
2000
EmilyTsingou Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2000
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
1999
Hirst, Fairhurst, Coventry, Quinn, Helly Nahmad Gallery, London, UK
1999
John Moores Exhibition, Liverpool, UK
1999
Keith Coventry and Paul Noble, Trondheim Biennial, Norway
1999
Thinking Aloud, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
1998
The Last Show, City Racing, London, UK
1998
The Colony Room Club 50th Anniversary Art Exhibition, A22 Gallery, London, UK
1998
Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
1998
Feeringbury VIII: Cultivated, Minories Gallery, Colchester, UK
1998
Bad Faith, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
1998
A to Z, The Approach, London, UK
1998
What's In A Name, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK
1998
Supastore De Luxe (No. 2), Up & Co Uscha Pohl, New York, USA
1998
Galerie Frahm, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
1998
A22 Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1998
Richard Salmon Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1997
Beaconsfield, London, UK (solo)
1997
Kohn/Turner Gallery, LA, USA (solo)
1997
Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK (solo)
1997
Sensation, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
1997
Baumgartner Galleries, Inc, Washington D.C., USA
1997
Primary Paint, Museum of Modern Art, San Diego, USA
1997
Traffic, Curtain Road Arts, London, UK
1997
Blue Print, Print Gallery, Glasgow, UK

Literature

2008
Keith Coventry: Anaesthesia as Aesthetic, Haunch of Venison, Zurich
2007
Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring, Camden Arts Centre, London.
2007
Keith Coventry: Paintings, Tramway, Glasgow. Essay by Andrew Wilson
2005
Supernova, British Council. Essay by Caroline Douglas
2004
Reflections, Art centre Z33, Belgium
2002
Landscape, British Council, London
2002
Lateral Thinking, Art of the 1990S, Museum of Contemporary art San Diego, USA
2001
Roberta Rotta, Ideal Beauty, L’Uomo Vogue, February
2000
Jonathan Jones, Review, Keith Coventry, The Guardian, October 28
2000
Louise Buck, London Contemporary Galleries, The Art Newspaper, September
2000
Bronwyn Cosgrave, Coventry Cool, Vogue, October
1999
Suprise, Suprise, Art & Auction, March 15
1999
Roger Bevan, Who’s Still a ‘Sensation’?, Art & Auction, June
1999
Simon Grant, Portrait of the gallery owner as a young man, Evening Standard, October 28
1999
Giorgio Guglielmino, Coriolano e gli hooligans, Il Giornale Dell’Arte, no.181, October
1999
Hirst, Fairhurst, Hume, Coventry, Quinn, Helly Nahmad Gallery, London
1998
The Colony Room Club 50th Anniversary Art Exhibition, A22 Gallery, London
1998
Sensation, Royal Academy of Arts, London
1998
Keith Coventry, Galerie Frahm, Copenhagen, Denmark
1998
Gleadall, Colin, Formaldehyde Blues, Art Monthly no. 221, November
1997
Forty Under Forty, The Art Newspaper, no. 67, February
1997
Colin Gleadall, Qualifications & Discriminations, Art Monthly, September
1997
Sarah Kent, Sensationgeneration and Keith Coventry, Time Out supplement, September 10-17
1997
Arting Around, Time Out, September 24-October 1
1997
Kate Bernard, Keith Coventry, Evening Standard, October 30
1997
Mark Currah, Keith Coventry. The Showroom, Time Out, November 5-12
1997
Keith Coventry, The Showroom, London UK, London