Timeline

1967
Born in Leatherhead, Surrey
1985–1986
Hertfordshire College of Art and Design, St. Albans
1986–1989
BA Fine Art, Goldsmiths' College, London, England
Lives in London, England

Exhibitions

2010
Anthology, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY (solo)
2009
GAGARIN The Artists in their Own Words, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
2009
Ballpark, Galería Estrany - De La Mota, Barcelona, Spain
2009
BP Exhibition: Classified: Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain, London, UK
2009
Mythologies, Haunch of Venison London, UK
2009
Simon Patterson, Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich, UK (solo)
2008
Wilfred Owen: La Maison Forestière, artconnexion, Lille, France (solo)
2008
Simon Patterson, Musée Matisse Le Cateau-Cambresis, France (solo)
2008
Dazzle Ships, Graniph Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan (solo)
2008
in orbit, Roentgenwerke, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2008
Simon Patterson: The Undersea World and Other Stories, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK (solo)
2008
Kunst im Spiel–Art in Play, Museum Moderner Kunst Kaernten, Klagenfurt, Austria
2008
48º34`52"N 7°45'33"E Une cartographie illustrée de la didacticque visuelle, École supérieure des arts décoratifs de Strasbourg, France
2008
Gesture and Irony, Kukje Gallery, Seoul. Touring to Kring Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2008
Kilkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny, Ireland
2008
Print the Legend: The Myth of the West, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2008
Smoke, Pumphouse Gallery, London, UK
2008
Zauberkünste, Museum der Stadt Linz, Linz, Austria
2007
Sculpture at McLaren: works from the Arts Council Collection, The McLaren Technology Centre, Woking
2007
Rights of Way, Café Gallery, London, UK
2007
No Future, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
2007
(C)Artography: Mapmaking as Artform, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, UK
2007
Simon Patterson: Black List, Haunch of Venison Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2007
Mapping, Bury Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, Bury, UK
2007
Mapping The Imagination, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
2006
Haunch of Venison Gallery, Zürich (solo)
2006
This will not happen without you: from the collective archive of the Basement Group, Projects UK and Locus+ 1977-2006, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, touring to the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne and Interface Gallery, Belfast, UK
2006
Launch exhibition of the Lowood Collection 2006-2009, Lowood Gallery and Kennels, Armathwaite, Cumbria, UK
2006
Sarah and Simon, Platform Gallery, London, UK
2006
Eye on Europe: Prints, Books & Multiples/1960 to Now, MoMA, New York, NY
2004–2006
100 Artists see God, Independent Curators International (ICI), The Jewish Museum, San Francisco; Laguna Museum, Laguna California; ICA, London; Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia; Albright College Freedman Art Gallery, Reading, Pennsylvania; and Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee
2005
Animal, Lowood Gallery and Kennels, Armathwaite, Cumbria, UK
2005
Tall Stories, MOT Gallery, London, UK
2005
Ball im Kopf, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
2005
Come to Light, Cell Projects, London, UK
2005
High Noon, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
2005
High Noon, Ikon Gallery Birmingham (solo)
2004
Domini Canes. Hounds of God, Lowood Gallery and Kennels, Armathwaite, Cumbria (solo)
2004
PaintstenroomS, gSM, London, UK (solo)
2004
Simon Patterson. Escape Routine, Roentgenwerke, Tokyo, Japan
2004
Simon Patterson. New Work, Roentgenwerke, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2004
See it…Read it: Art with Words from the Arts Council Collection at the Hayward Gallery, London, Draíocht, Dublin, Ireland
2004
Paper Democracy: contemporary Art in editions on paper, British Council, Sao Paolo, Brazil
2004
The Birthday Party, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
2004
Lowood Collection, Lowood Gallery and Kennels, Armathwaite
2004
Simon Patterson. 24 hours, Roentgenwerke, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2003
Simon Patterson. Midway, Roentgenwerke, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2002
Manned Flight, 1999, Studio 12, ARTSPACE, Sydney (solo)
2001
Manned Flight, Lille (solo)
2001
Le Match des couleurs, artconnexion, Lille (solo)
2001
Sies+Hoeke Galerie, Düsseldorf (solo)
2000
Manned Flight, 1999, Fig 1, London, UK (solo)
2000
VTO Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1999
Magazin 4, Bregenz (solo)
1998
Name Paintings, Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (solo)
1998
Yamaguchi Gallery, Osaka (solo)
1998
New Work, Röntgen Kunstraum, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1998
Mitaka City Art Center, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1997
Röntgen Kunstraum, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1997
Wall Drawings, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1997
Simon Patterson - Spies, Gandy Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (solo)
1997
Magie der Zahl: in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
1997
Irredeemable Skeletons, the one that got away, Shillam + Smith 3 Gallery, London, UK
1997
Material Culture: the Object in British Art in the 1980's and 90's, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
1997
WASP, Rosalyn Oxley9 Galllery, Sydney, Australia
1997
Cartographers, Galerjie Grada Zagreba, Zagreb. Touring to Centre for Contemporary Art, Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw; the Mücsarnok, Budapest; Umetnostna Galerija, Maribor and Wleeshal, Middleburg
1997
ICA 50th Anniversary Auction Exhibition, ICA, London, UK
1996–1997
Offside! Contemporary Artists and Football, Manchester City Art Gallery, Touring to the Nothern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland; Firstsite Gallery, Colchester
1996
Fifty Quid, Derbyshire Street Studios, London, UK
1996
Words, Kohji Ogura Gallery, MoCA, Nagoya, Japan
1996
Goal, Context Gallery, Derry, UK
1996
Rosalyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1996
Galerie Alain Gutharc, Paris, France
1996
Homo Ecologicus: Per una cultura de la Sostenibilitat, Fundació Juan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
1996
Obcutek za red / The Sense of Order, Moderna Galerija (MoMA), Ljubljana, Slovenia
1996
Itinerant Texts, Dartington College of Arts. Touring to Tramway, Glasgow; Tate Gallery, Liverpool; The American Arts Federation and the British Library, London, UK (1997); Camden Art Centre, London, UK
1996
Made in London, Simmons and Simmons, London, UK
1996
The Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London, UK
1996
Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1996
MCA, Chicago, IL (solo)
1995
Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (solo)
1995
Gandy Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (solo)
1995
Sister Ships, The Customs House, South Shields, UK (solo)
1995
Midway, Artium, Fukuoka, Japan (solo)
1995
Röntgen Kunstinstitut, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1995
The Tube, Museum of London, London, UK
1995
The Institute of Cultural Anxiety - Works from the Collection, ICA, London, UK
1995
Európa: Kreáció & Re-Kreáció (Europe: Creation and Recreation), Mucsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest
1995
Contained, Cultural Instructions, London, UK
1995
Gandy Gallery, Prague
1995
Ideal Standard Summertime, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
1995
An Exhibition of Artist's Books and Multiples, Art Metropole, Toronto
1995
Nowa sztuka w Wielkiej Brytanii/New Art in Britain, Museum Sztuki, Lódz
1994
Seeing the Unseen, Invisible Museum, 30 Shepherdess Walk, London, UK
1994
Mapping, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1994
The Antidote, Centre 181 Gallery, London, UK
1994
The Curator's Egg, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK
1994
Esprit d'Amusement, Grazer Kunstverein im Stadtmuseum, Graz, Austria
1994
General Assembly, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1994
Kluuvin Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
1994
General Assembly, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham (solo)
1994
Surface de Réparations, FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France
1994
Fiction-Non Fiction, British Festival in Rome, Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy
1993
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
1993
Douglas Gordon & Simon Patterson, Galerie Gruppe Grün, Bremen, Germany
1993
Aperto, XLV Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1993
Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, LondonBrussels
1993
Alan Smithee, Galerie Philomene Magers, Cologne, Germany
1993
Monkey Business, The Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1993
Doubletake: Kollektives Gedächnis & Heutige Kunst, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
1992
Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
1992
Instructions and Diagrams, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK
1992
A Modest Proposal, Milch Gallery, Great Russell St. London, UK
1992
Etats Spécifiques, Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre
1992
Contact, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK
1992
With Attitude, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
1992
In and Out and Back and Forth, 578 Broadway, New York, NY
1992
Il Mistero dei 100 Dollari Scomparsi, Galleria Gio' Marconi, Milan, Italy
1991
Angus Hood, Simon Patterson and Thomas Walsh, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
1991
Allahu Akbar, Riverside Studios, London, UK (solo)
1990
Simon Patterson and Christopher Muller, Milch Gallery, Guilford St. London, UK
1990
Group Show Part 4, Milch Gallery, Guilford St. London, UK
1989
1789-1989: Ideas and Images of Revolution, Kettles Yard, Cambridge
1989
Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, UK (solo)
1988
Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK
1988
Freeze, (Parts 1 & 3), PLA Building, London, UK

Public Collections

Tate Modern, London, England
Haunch of Venison, London, England
Seomi & Tuus, Seoul, South Korea
Roentgenwerke, Tokyo, Japan