Timeline

1941
Born 28, August, Dublin, Ireland
1946
Family moves to Washington D.C: Education in U.S.A.
1961
Fordham University, New York
1961–1966
Studied Fine Art at Yale University, B.A., M.F.A.
1965–1966
Taught at School of Visual Arts, New York
1966
Moves to Britain
1966–1969
Taught at Bath Academy of Art
1969
First solo exhibition, Rowan Gallery, London, England
1968–1970
Taught at Canterbury College of Art
1970–1972
Artist-in-Residence, King's College, Cambridge, England
1981–1982
Living and working in New York
1982
First solo exhibition with Waddington Galleries, London
1974–1988
Taught at Goldsmith's College School of Art, London
1989
Retrospective Exhibition, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1989
Appointed Trustee of the Tate Gallery, London
1994–2000
Appointed MIllard Professor of Fine Art, Goldsmith's College, University of London, England
2001
Awarded a CBE
2001
Lives and works in London, England

Exhibitions

2010
FRIDAY: YBA Group Show, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany (group)
2010
Michael Craig-Martin, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, Texas, US (solo)
2009
New works Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2009
Michael Craig-Martin, PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2009
Nothern Print Biennale, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK (group)
2009
Summer Exhibition 2009, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (group)
2008
Static: Contemporary Still Life and Portraiture, Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, UK (group)
2008
Forgetting Velázquez: Las Meninas, Museu Picasso de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (group)
2008
Turned On, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK (group)
2008
Alphabets and Sunsets, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2008
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican, London, UK
2008
ARTfutures 2008, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
2008
Outlines, Gimpel Fils, London, UK
2008
For the Spirit - From the UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2007
Living In the Material World – ‘Things’ In Art of The 20th Century and Beyond, The National Art Center, Tokyo
2007
Imagery Play, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2007
ART Futures, Bloomberg Space, London, England (group)
2007
Michael Craig Martin, The Columns, Gallery, Seoul (Korea) (solo)
2007
Michael Craig Martin, A is for umbrella, Gagosian Gallery, London (solo)
2006
Michael Craig-Martin, Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin (solo)
2006
Michael Craig-Martin, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz (solo)
2006
Michael Craig-Martin, New Art Centre, Salisbury (England) (solo)
2006
Michael Craig-Martin - Changement de climat (solo)
2006
MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble (solo)
2006
Form and Line. Prints, Green On Red Gallery, Dublin (group)
2006
The Hiscox Collection #2 (group)
2006
Hiscox Art Projects, London, England (group)
2006
ACG Publications, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England (group)
2006
6th Shanghai Biennale - Hyper Design (group)
2006
Shanghai Biennale - Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai (group)
2006
Lightboxes, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England (group)
2006
SWITCHED ON, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England (group)
2006
Morandi’s Legacy - Influences on British Art, Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London, England (group)
2006
MORANDI, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria, England (group)
2006
As if by Magic, Bethlehem Peace Centre, Bethlehem, Palestine
2005
Works on Paper, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
2005
Arp / CRAIG-MARTIN / Arp, Arp Museum, Remagen, Germany (solo)
2005
Alan Cristea Gallery Publications, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England (group)
2005
Painting in the Edge, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul (group)
2005
Raised Awareness - Curated by Bill Woodrow, Tate Modern, London, England (group)
2005
Michael Craig-Martin, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin (solo)
2004
Michael Craig-Martin – Surfacing, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes (solo)
2004
Michael Craig-Martin - New Work, Alan Cristea Gallery, London (England) (solo)
2004
100 Artists See God, Laguna Art Museum, California; and Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
2003
Workspace, Galerie Jürg Judin, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2003
Gagosian Gallery, New York (solo)
2003
Michael Craig-Martin, Haunch of Venison - Zürich (ex Galerie Judin), Zurich (solo)
2003
Michael Craig-Martin - Eye Of The Storm, Gagosian Gallery, New York (solo)
2002
Inhale/Exhale, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, England (solo)
2002
Inhale/Exhale, Manchester Art Gallery (solo)
2002
Works 1984-1989, Waddington Galleries, London, England (solo)
2002
Passenger, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway
2002
Blast to Freeze, British Art in the 20th Century, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany
2001
Living, Sintra Museum of Modern Art, Berardo Collection, Portugal (solo)
2001
Lux Gallery, London, UK
2001
Yale School of Art and Architecture, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
2001
Landscapes, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
2000
Intelligence, New British Art 2000, Tate Britain, London
2000
Live in your head, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
2000
Voilà, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
2000
Shifting Ground, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2000
Conference, Waddington Galleries, London, England (solo)
2000
Haus der Kunst, Munich
2000
IVAM, Valencia, Spain
2000
Die scheinbaren Dinge, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (site-specific installation)
2000
Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
2000
Drawings & Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA
2000
Full/empty, fig-1, London, UK( solo)
1999
Signature Pieces, Alan Cristea Gallery
1999
ModernStarts: Things, Museum of Modern Art, New York (site specific installation)
1999
Michael Craig-Martin, Peter Blum Gallery, New York City, NY (solo)
1999
Michael Craig-Martin - and sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (solo)
1998
Michael Craig-Martin always now, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover (solo)
1998
Elegant Austerity, Waddington Galleries, London
1998
Jardin d’artiste, Musée Zadkine, Paris
1998
Up to 2000, Southampton City Art Gallery
1998
‘Cluster Bomb’, Morrison Judd, London
1998
Love Hotel, The John Curtin Gallery, University of Technology, Perth, Australia
1998
British Pavilion, Ibirapuera Park, 24th International Biennale of Sao Paolo, Brazil (site-specific installation) (solo)
1998
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, US (solo)
1997
Treasure Island, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
1997
Follow me: British Art on the lower Elbe, organised by Landschaftsverband
1997
Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England (solo)
1997
Waddington Galleries, London, England (solo)
1997
Southampton City Art gallery (solo)
1997
Galerie Der Spiegel, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1997
Michael Craig-Martin und Raymond Pettibon, Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
1996–1997
Ace! Arts Council Collection New Purchases, South Bank Centre exhibition: touring Britain
1996
‘Un siècle de sculpture Anglaise’, galerie nationale du jeu de Paume, Paris
1995
Drawing the line: Reappraising drawing past and present, selected by Michael Craig-Martin, South Bank Centre exhibition: touring Britain
1995
Open House, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
1995
The Adventure of Painting, Kunstverein, Dusseldorf and Kunstverein, Stuttgart
1995
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (solo)
1995
Drawing the line: Reassessing drawing past and present, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1995
Traveled to:Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK
1995
1:1 Wandmalerei: wall drawings and wall paintings, Kunstlerwerkstatt Lothringer Strasse, Munich, Germany (site-specific installation)
1994
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
1994
'An oak tree', galeria Foksal, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
1994
Wall Paintings at the Villa Herbst, Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland (solo)
1994
Wall to Wall, Serpentine Gallery, London; touring to Southampton and Leeds; wall drawing exhibition with Lothar Baumgarten, Jessica Diamond, Neile Toroni, Lawrence Weiner and Barbara Kruger
1993
Out of sight out of mind, Lisson Gallery, London
1993
Here and Now, Serpentine Gallery, London
1993
Accomodating, British School at Rome (solo)
1993
Galerie Claudine Papillon, Paris, France (solo)
1993
At Home, Waddingtons Galleries, London, England (solo)
1993
An oak tree, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
1992–1993
Twelve Stars: selected works from the European Parliament Collection, Arts Council Gallery, Belfast; touring to Edinburgh and London
1992
Waddington Galleries, London, UK (solo)
1991
Objects for the Ideal Home: The Legacy of Pop Art, Serpentine Gallery, London
1991
Michael Craig-Martin, Michael Landy, Julian Opie, Goldsmiths College Art Gallery
1991
Project Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, New York (solo)
1991
David Nolan Gallery, New York (solo)
1991
Musee des Beaux Arts, Andre alraux, Le Havre (solo)
1990
Galerie Claudine Papillon, Paris, France (solo)
1990
The Readymade Boomerang, Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia
1990
A Painting Show: Michael Craig-Martin, Gary Hume, Christopher Wool, Karsten Schubert, London, England
1989
Sculpture, Six Friedrich Gallery, Munich, Germany
1989
Michael Craig-Martin, Grenville Davey, Julian Opie’, Lia Rumma Gallery, Naples
1989
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England (retrospective) solo
1988–1989
100 Years of Art in Britain, Leeds City Art Gallery, 100th Anniversary Exhibition
1988
Starlit Waters: British Sculpture, an International Art 1986-88, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England
1988
Britannica: Trente Ans de Sculpture 1960-88, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Andre Malraux, Le Havre: touring France and Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp
1988
That Which Appears Is Good, That Which Is Good Appears, Tanja Grunert Gallery, Cologne
1988
Waddington Galleries, London (solo)
1987
Vessel, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
1987
Wall Works, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester, England
1987
Zach Schuster Gallery, Florida (solo)
1986
L’Attitude, Galeria Comicos, Lisbon
1986
Entre El Objeto Y La Image-Escultra británica contemporánea, Palacio Velázquez, Madrid; touring to Barcelona and Bilabao
1985
Waddington Galleries, London, England (solo)
1984
1965-72 - when attitude became form, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge: touring to Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Ireland
1984
The British Art Show, City Museum and Art Gallery and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham: touring Britain
1984
Waddington & Shiell Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
1983
New Art, Tate Gallery, London, England
1982
Aspects of British Art Today, Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo: touring Japan
1982
Fifth Triennale India, New Delhi, India (solo)
1982
Waddington Galleries, London (solo)
1981
Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb (solo)
1981
British Sculpture in the 20th Century, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1981
Malmoe, Konsthall, Malmo Sweden
1981
Construction in Process, Lodz, Poland
1980
Galerie Bama, Paris, France (solo)
1980
ROSC, University College Gallery and National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
1979
Oliver Dowling Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
1979
Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
1979
Galeria Akumlatory, Poznan, Poland (solo)
1979
Un Certain Art Anglais, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; organised by ARC II and the British Council
1979
JP II, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, in collaboration with the British council
1978
Galerie December, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
1978
Michael Craig-Martin: 10 works 1970-77 (solo)
1978
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; touring Australia (solo)
1978
The Garden, Jardin botanique National, Meis, Belgium
1977
Documenta VI, Kassel, West Germany
1977
Hayward Annual: Current British Art Part II, Hayward Gallery, London, England
1977
Reflected Images, Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge, England
1977
Works on Paper - The Contemporary Art Society’s Gifts to Public Galleries 1952-77, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
1977
Oliver Dowling Gallery, Dublin, UK (solo)
1976–1977
Turnpike Gallery, Leigh (solo)
1976–1977
New Gallery, London (solo)
1976–1977
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery & Museum, Swansea (solo)
1976–1977
Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Ireland (solo)
1976
Michael Craig-Martin: Selected Works 1966-1975, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, UK (solo)
1976
Art as Thought Process, XI Biennale International d’Art, Palais d’Europe, Menton, France
1976
Recent International Forms in Art, 2nd Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
1975
Britanniasta 75, Helsingin Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland
1975
IX Biennale des Jeunes Artistes, Paris, France
1975
Body and Soul’, Peter Moores Liverpool Project 3, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool R.I.B.A., London, England
1975
Contemporary British Drawings, XIII Bienal of Sao Paolo
1974
Idea and Image in Recent Art, Art Institute of Chicago
1974
Art as Thought Process, Serpentine Gallery, London
1974
Galerie December, Munster, Germany (solo)
1973
11 British Artists, Staatlichen Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden: touring to Kunsthalle, Bremen
1973
Henry Moore to Gilbert & George, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
1972
7 Exhibitions, Tate Gallery, London
1972
The New Art, Hayward Gallery, London
1971
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol (solo)
1971
Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Ireland (solo)
1970
Critic’s Choice, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, UK
1969
Rowan Gallery, London. (also 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1980)