Timeline

1966
Born in Nottingham, England
1986
Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, England
1989
B.F.A. Goldsmith’s College, University of London, UK
Lives and works in London, England

Exhibitions

2013
THIS IS NOT AN EXIT, Blane|Southern, London UK (solo)
2013
The Nature of the Beast, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall UK
2013
Ennemi Public, Magda Danysz Gallery, Paris FR
2012
White Light/White Heat: Contemporary Artists & Glass, Wallace Collection, London UK
2012
Freedom Not Genius, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, IT
2012
About Caravaggio, Museo Tuscolano - Scuderie Aldobrandini, FR
2012
Vitacide, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York US (solo)
2012
Sordid Earth, Greenaway Art Gallery, Kent Town, US (solo)
2012
The End of Innocence, Dilston Grove, CGP London Gallery, London UK (solo)
2012
Crystal Gaze, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, IT (solo)
2012
Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities, organized by The Museum of Arts and Design, MUba Eugene Leroy, Tourcoing, FR
2012
Intersections, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot IS
2012
720°, Ron Arad's Curtain Call Project, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem IS
2012
Britain Creates 2012: Fashion + Art Collusion, Victoria and Albert Museum, London UK
2012
Des Images, Des Histories, Palais Jacques Coeur, paris FR
2012
A Drawing while Waiting for an Idea, Large Glass Gallery, London UK
2012
The End, Jacob's Island Gallery, London UK
2012
Made in Britain, Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection, Benaki Museum, Athens GR
2012
Out of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery. London UK
2011
The South Lookout Project,Aldeburgh Visual Art Festival, Aldeburgh, UK
2011
Pearls of the Abyss, Analix Forever, Geneva, CH (solo)
2010–2011
Magic Lantern, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2010
La Forêt de mon rêve, Galerie d’Art du Conseil Général des Bouches – du-Rhône Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en- Provence, France
2010
Locus Solus, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
2010
Extraordinary Measures, Belsay Castle, Northumbria, UK
2010
Shooting Stars & The Garden of Unearthly Delights, Void Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
2010
Creation Condemned, Blain|Southern, London, UK
2010
FaMa Gallery, Verona, IT
2010
Superveillance, Raucchi Santamaria, Naples, IT
2010
Outcasts, Chiostro del Commendatore, Borgo Santa Spirito, Rome, IT
2010
Retrospectre: Mat Collishaw, BFI Gallery, South Bank, London,UK (solo)
2010
Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin & Paula Rego: At The Foundling, The Foundling Museum, London, UK
2009
Distortion (curated by James Putnam), Gervasuti Foundation, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2009
Mythologies, Haunch of Venison London, UK
2009
Hysteria (curated by James Putnam), Freud Museum, London, UK (solo)
2009
Submission, Haunch of Venison, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2008–2009
Mat Collishaw, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, CH
2008
Deliverance, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (solo)
2008
Shooting Star, Haunch of Venison, London, UK (solo)
2008
Summer Exhibition - In The Old Fashioned Way, Gallery 8, Royal Academi, Aberdour, UK
2008
Deliverance, Spring Projects, a collaboration with the Fashion in Film Festival 2008, London, UK (solo)
2007
Les Fleurs du Mal, Arcos Sannio Contemporary Art Museum, Benevento, Italy
2007
Mat Collishaw, Anthony Goicolea, Haunch of Venison, Zürich, Switzerland
2007
Cornice Art Fair, Analix Forever, Geneva (solo)
2007
Venice Biennale
2007
Reconstruction #2, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire
2006
Into Me / Out of Me, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany
2006
In the Darkest Hours There May Be Light, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
2006
Into Me / Out of Me, PS1 MOMA, Long Island, USA
2006
People. Volti, corpi e segni contemporanei dalla collezione di Ernesto Esposito, MADRE – Museod’arte Donna Regina, Naples, Italy, curated by Edoardo Cicelyn et Mario Codognato
2006
What Makes You and I Different, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
2006
Solitude, Upstairs, Berlin, Germany
2006
Handsome, Analix Forever, Geneva
2006
Buenas noches, Analix Forever, Geneva (solo)
2006
Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples (solo)
2005
No one is innocent, Grimm Rosenfeld, Munich (solo)
2005
The Parable Show, Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich
2005
Fragile, Analix Forever, Geneva
2005
Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK (solo)
2005
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
2005
Fifty One Celebrates Five Years, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp
2005
Collecion Helga de Alvear, Museo Extremeno & Iberoamericano, Badajoz
2005
Capillary Action, Anne Faggionato, London, UK (solo)
2004
Mat Collishaw, Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2004
Rose c‟est la vie. On Flowers in Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2004
New Blood, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2004
Art of The Garden, Tate Britain, London, UK
2004
Artmania! Art and the World of Plants, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Sunderland
2004
I Assassin, Walspace Art Space, New York, USA
2004
Analix Forever, Geneva
I, Assassin, Wallspace Gallery, New York
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
Gardens, Tate Britain, London
2003
The Luminous Image, VI (curated by Franc Palaia), Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY
Retinal Stain/Persistance Retinienne, Artissima, Turin (November), Art Basel Miami (December)
Modern Art, London
Cadrage, Analix Forever, Geneva
2003
Narcissus, CRAC Alsace, Altkirsch
2003
Mat Collishaw, Modern Art, London, UK (solo)
2003
Retinal Stain, Cosmic Galerie, Paris, France (solo)
2002–2003
Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples
2002
Penetration, Marriane Boesky Gallery/Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
Cosmic Galerie, Paris
Unexpected Selections from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection:Art from 185 to the present, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Tableaux Vivants: Living Pictures and Attitudes in Photography, Film, and Video, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
Mirroring Evil/Nazi Imagery in Recent Art, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Nausea, Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham, England
New Religious Art, Liverpool Biennial curated by Neal Brown
2002
Mat Collishaw, Cosmic Galerie, Paris, France (solo)
2001
Mat Collishaw, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK (solo)
2001
New Works, Modern Art, London, UK (solo)
2001
Ultra Violet Baby, 4 day film screening, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK (solo)
2001
Mat Collishaw, Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2001
Lux Gallery, London part of the 2001 Pandaemonium Film Festival (solo)
2001
Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy (solo)
2001
New Works, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
Mat Collishaw, Site Gallery, Sheffield, England
Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
New Works, Modern Art, London, England
Ultra Violet Baby, 4 day film screening, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, England
Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York, NY
Lux Gallery, London, England
At Sea, Sainsbury Centre, UEA, Norwich, England
At Sea, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England
Tattoo Show, Modern Art, London, England
Electronic Maple, New York Centre for Media Arts, New York, NY
Sacred & Profane, A Sheffield Galleries & Museums Trust Touring Exhibition, Sheffield, England
Claustrophobia, Cartwright Hall, Lister Park, Bradford, England
2000
Museum of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
2000
Greenhouse Effect, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
2000
1000+1 Nacht, Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria
2000
Sex and the British, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, France
2000
And She Will Have Your Eyes Forever, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
2000
Bierfest, VTO, London, England
1999
EXTRAerORDINAIRE, Printemps de Cahors, France
1999
Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
1999
Flesheaters, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
1998
Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1998
Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Exterminating Angel, Galerie Guislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
1998
Claustrophobia, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, AL
1998
Two person exhibition with Damien Hirst, Anne Faggionato, London, England
1998
London Calling, British Art School at Rome, Rome, Italy
1998
Close Echoes, City Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
1998
The Edge of Awareness, P.S. 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
1998
Then and Now, Lisson Gallery, London, England
1997
Pictura Britannica, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Sydney, Australia
1997
Sensation: Young British Artist from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
1997
Full House: Young British Art, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
1997
Ideal Boys, Ridinghouse Editions, London, UK (solo)
1997
Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
1997
Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
1997
Duty Free Spirits, Lisson Gallery, London, England
1997
Urban Legends, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden Baden, Germany
1997
London Live, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany
1997
The Citybank Private Bank Photography Prize, Royal College of Art, London, England
1997
Live/Life, Fundaçao de Descobertes, Lisbon, Portugal
1996
Control Freaks, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Fernbedienung/Does Television inform the Way Art is Made?, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
1996
The Inner Eye, Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, England
1996
Manifesta, Natural History Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1996
The British Art Show IV, Hayward Gallery for the Arts, London, England
1996
Exchanging Interiors, Museun Van Loon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1996
Comme un oiseau, Fondation Cartier, Paris, France
1996
Hybrids, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1996
Statements, Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
1996
Life/Live, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
1995
Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
1995
Camden Arts Center, London, England
1995
The British Art Show IV, Hayward Gallery for the Arts, London, England
1995
Brilliant ! (New Art From London), Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1995
Hardcore II, Factual Nonsense, London, England
1995
Minky Manky, South London Gallery, London, England
1995
The Fourth Istanbul Biennial, Art and Culture Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey
1995
Wild Walls, Stedeljik Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1995
Here and Now, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
1995
2+2 and 4 for 4, Karaoke, South London Gallery, London, England
1994
Institute for Cultural Anxiety, I.C.A., London, England
1994
Incertaine Identité, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
1994
Corpus Delicti-London in the 90's, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1994
Winter of Love II, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
1994
Soggetto-Soggetto, Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy
1994
Rien à signaler, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
1994
L'Hiver de l'Amour, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
1994
Galerie Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
1993
Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
1993
Centre d'art contemporain, Martigny, Switzerland

Literature

2007
Mat Collishaw, published by Other Criteria
2001
'A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities', Selections from the Vicki & Kent Logan Collection, CCAC, 2001
1999
‘Vision. 50 years British Creativity’, Thames & Hudson. Text by David Sylvester,David Hockney, Melvin Bragg, Michael Craig – Martin, Nicholas Serota
1998
‘Real/Life: New British Art’, exhibition catalogue, published by The Asahi Shimbun, Japan
1997
'Mat Collishaw ', Jon Thompson, Artimo Foundation
1997
‘Screen’, portfolio of 11 prints by 12 artists, Anne Faggionato Gallery, published by Charles Booth-Clibborn
1996
Push Ups, exhibition catalogue, Athens
1996
Live/Life exhibition catalogue, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
1996
Digital Gardens: A world in Mutation, exhibition catalogue, The Power Plant
1996
Fernbedienung, exhibition catalogue, Grazer Kunstverein
1995
Manifesta One, exhibition catalogue, Rotterdam
1995
Corpus Delicti, Kunstforeeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Torben Christensen and Andrew Renton
1995
British Art Show, National Touring Exhibitions, A Hayward Gallery Publication
1995
Istanbul Biennial exhibition catalogue, Istambul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Turkey
1994
Sogetto Sogetto, Castello di Rivoli, Italy, Giorgio Verzotti & Antonella Russo
1993
Aperto, Venice Biennale XLV