Anya Gallaccio

(Scottish, b. 1963)

because nothing has changed by anya gallaccio

Anya Gallaccio

because nothing has changed, 2000

because nothing has changed (detail) by anya gallaccio

Anya Gallaccio

because nothing has changed (detail), 2000

like we've never met by anya gallaccio

Anya Gallaccio

like we've never met, 2003

now the leaves are falling fast (1) by anya gallaccio

Anya Gallaccio

Now the leaves are falling fast (1), 2000

why make it doubt by anya gallaccio

Anya Gallaccio

Why Make It Doubt, 2003



Born in Paisley, Scotland
1984 - 1985
Kingston Polytechnic, London
1985 - 1988
Goldsmith's College, University of London
Jan-March Art Pace, Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio Texas, USA, International Artist-In-Residence Programme
Sargeant Fellowship, The British School at Rome, Italy
Paul Hamlyn Award for Visual Artists, Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award, London
Kanazawa College of Art, Japan
1871 Fellowship, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford, San Francisco Art Institute, California, USA
Nominee for the Turner Price, Tate Britain, London
Headlands Center for the Arts, Sansalitos, California, USA


Unknown Exhibition, The Eastshire Museums in Scotland including the Dick Institiute, the Baird Institute and the Doon Valley Museum, Kilmarnock, UK (solo)
Inaugural Exhibition, Blum & Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA (solo)
Radical Nature- Art & Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009, Barbican Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Inaugural Exhibition Blum&Poe, Los Angeles, CA, USA
If I was a painter, but then again, no, Kinsale Arts Week, Charles Fort, Kinsale, Ireland
Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art, Japanese American Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Nina in Position, Artists Space, New York, NY
Turner Prize: A Retrospective (touring exhibition), Tate Britain, London; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia and Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Comfort and Conversation, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
That Open Space Within, Camden Arts Center, London, UK (solo)


Hasegawa, Yuko. egofugal / fugue from ego for the next emergence. 7th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts.
Reckitt, Helena, and Peggy Phelen. Art and Feminism. Phaidon Press.
Morgan, Robert C. “Anya Gallaccio at Lehmann Maupin,” Tema Celeste, Nov-Dec: 79
Smith, Roberta. “Anya Gallaccio,” Art in Review, The New York Times. 19 Oct: E39
Mahoney, Robert. “Anya Gallaccio, ‘Blessed,’” Time Out. 11-18 Oct: 57.
Levin, Kim. “Anya Gallaccio,” Voice Choices, The Village Voice. 2 Oct: 86.
Newhall, Edith. “Talent: A Tree Grows in Manhattan,” New York Magazine. 1 Oct: 103.
“Anya Gallaccio,” Galleries-Downtown, The New Yorker. 24 Sept: 16.
Gell, Aaron. “Critical Eye: Art.” W Magazine. Sept: 272.
Francis, Mark, with Cristina Colomar and Christabel Stewart, Eds. fig-1 50 Projects in 50 Weeks, fig-1 2000 Ltd and Spafax Publishing.
Blazquez Abiscal, Jimena. Interview in arte y naturaleza. NMAC (exh. cat.)
Hoet, Jan and Dewilde, Michel. artline 5-Natur & Architektur, two volumes, Stadt Borken and S.M.A.K. Gent (exh. cat.)
FIELD DAY: Sculpture from Britain, Taipei Fine Arts Museum and The British Council (exh. cat.)
Gussin, Graham and Ele Carpenter. Eds. Nothing. August Media.
Patrick, Keith. “Sites of trespass, the return of the narrative.” Contemporary Visual Arts. 33: 42-47.
McLaren, Duncan. “Ancestral Voices.” Contemporary Visual Arts. 32: 54-59.
“Cold Comfort.” Round Up, The Guardian. 25 Jan.
Gallaccio, Anya. “Response to a space.” (a-n) For Artists. Nov: 3.
Kent, Sarah. “Lemon Tree Hill.” Time Out. 23-30 Aug: 52.
Markwell, Lisa. “Estate of the Art.” The Independent Magazine. 29 July: 28-29.
Den Breejen, Maartje. “Vergankelijkheid, geld, chocola en rotte appels.” Het Parool. 22 Jul: 27.
Bronwa, Sacha. “Zoetfris maar ook misselijkmakend.” Volkskrant. 12 Jul.
Hughes, Henry Meyric. “New Art from London.” Tema Celeste. Mar/April: 64-69.
Zoo. 3: 174-175.
Kataoka, Mami. Releasing Senses. Tokyo City Opera Art Gallery (exh. cat.)
Deblonde, Gautier. artists. Tate Gallery.
Nairne, Andrew. Chasing Rainbows. Tramway and Locus+.
Patrick, Keith. “Anya Gallaccio: Chasing Rainbows.” Contemporary Visual Arts. 25: 76-77.
Musgrave, David. “Natural Dependency.” Art Monthly. 232: 34-36.
Kennedy, Maev. “Out of the garret.” The Guardian. 1 Oct.
Searle, Adrian. “Gifted.” The Guardian Weekend. 2 Oct: 24-25.
Mahoney, Elisabeth. “Anya Gallaccio.” Art Monthly. 226: 31-33.
Beaumont, Susanna. “Say it with flowers.” The List, Art Preview. 4 Mar.
Henry, Clare. “Melting Moments.” The Herald Magazine. 13 Mar.
Mahoney, Elisabeth. “The floral trance.” The Scotsman. 12 Mar.
“REAL/LIFE.” Ryusei Ikebana. 465: 34-35.