Born in London, 1972
Lives and works in Berlin


1991-1994           Humberside University, BA (Hons) Fine Art, Lincoln, UK
1996-1998           Goldsmiths University, MA Fine Art, London

Solo Shows (Selection)

Lush Underground, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon

, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, Germany

Maureen Paley, London
The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, England

Perfume Against the Sulphurous Stinke of the Snuffe of the Light for Smoak, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, Germany
Peace not Pacifism, Casey Kaplan, New York

veils and shelters, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany
A Weak Light Flickering, Meyer Riegger, Berlin

Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany

The defeated life restored, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland
Camden Arts Center, London
Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, Germany

A meeting of Friends, Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts, USA

The defeated jolly fellow march in True Majesty
, Maureen Paley Interim, London
303 Gallery, New York

The Colonists, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, Germany
The Colonists, Art now space David Thorpe, Tate Britain, London

Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo

Maureen Paley Interim Art, London

Maureen Paley Interim Art, London

Group Shows (Selection)

Sitting on branch, Von Bartha, Basel, Switzerland
The Science of Imaginary Solutions, Breese Little, London

Never Look Back When Leaving
, Casey Kaplan, New York
Half past noon, CAN-Centre d art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Labour and Wait, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA
Drawing a Universe, Curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany

Courtship of the People, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London
Heather & Ivan Morison, Ben Rivers, and David Thorpe, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefileld, UK
No. 17, Casey Kaplan, New York
The Power of Paper, Saatchi Gallery, London

From The Recent Past: New Acquisitions
, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London

The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 / Zabludowicz Collection, London

The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, Tate St Ives, St Ives, UK
Delusional Virtuosity, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam, Netherlands

Haus und Himmel, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany

Three for Society
, 303 Gallery, New York
Imagination Becomes Reality. Eine Ausstellung zum erweiterten Malereibegriff. (with Franz Ackermann) Werke aus der Sammlung Goetz, Zentrum für Kunst-und Medientechnologie-Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany

Toutes Compositiones Florales, with David Thorpe
, Counter Gallery, London
Imagination becomes Reality. Part III: Talking Pictures, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Sleep of Urlo, curated by Goshka Macuga, A Foundation, Liverpool, UK

Déja-vu, Österreichische Galerie, Vienna, Austria
The Triumph of painting, Saatchi Gallery, London
British Art Show 6, Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition, various locations, UK
William Blake and Sons, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, UK
Wunschwelten. Neue Romantik in der Kunst der Gegenwart, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Ideal Worlds: New Romanticism in Contemporary Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, Germany

Into My World, Recent British Sculpture, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA
Not Afraid, Rubell family collection, Wynwood Art District, Miami
Edge of Real- A Paintin show, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK

Bootleg, Spitalfields Market, London

We all love..,
The Mission, London
A Collection, ABN Amro Bank, Netherlands
Beyond Barbizon, Elias Fine Art, Allston, USA
Drawing Now: Eight Propositions, MoMA QNS, New York
Per Saldo, Noordbrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Tailsliding, Bergen Centre for Contemporary Art; Vilnius Centre of Contemporary Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
Rotermann Salt Storage, Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
CASA, Salamanca, Spain; Turku Art Museum, Finland (Tailsliding), Brno House of Arts, Czech Republic
The Necessary Enemy, Bart Wells Institute, London
Beyond Barbizon, Elias Fine Art, Allston, Massachusetts, USA
Painted, Printed and Produced in UK, Grant Selwyn, Fine Art, New York

Futureland 2001, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Sages, Scientists and Madmen, One in the Other, London
Extended Painting, Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Salon, Delfina Project Space, London

Future Perfect: art on how architecture imagined the future
, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
Twisted. Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Future Perfect: art on how architecture imagined the future, Centre for Visual Arts, Cardiff, UK
The Wreck of Hope, The Nunnery Gallery, London
Wooden Heart, AVCO, London
Salon, Delfina Project Space, London

Idlewild, The approach, London
Heart & Soul, 60 Long Lane, London
The Sea, The Sea, Murray Guy, New York

Die Young Stay Pretty, ICA, London
Cluster Bomb, Morrison Judd Gallery, London
Ruislip, De Pracktijk, Amsterdam
Post Neo-Amatuerism, Chisenhale Gallery, London
Futures for the Young, Axel Morner Gallery, Stockholm
Printemps, Deutsch Britische Freundschaft, UK and Germany
Sunshine Breakfast, Michael Janssen Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Sociable Realism, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
The new neurotic realism, The Saatchi Gallery, London

David Thorpe and Simon Periton, Habitat, Kings Road, London
Need for Speed, Grazer Kunstverein Steirischer herbst 97, Graz, Austria
B.o.n.go, Bricks and Kicks Gallery, Vienna, Austria
David Thorpe and Simon Hollington, City Racing, London

Angels, Standpoint Gallery, London