Born 1981, Glasgow, Scotland

Lives and works in Berlin





Edinburgh College of Art

MFA Slade School of Art, London



Solo Exhibitions


In Another Time, Mead Art Gallery, Warwick

Kettles Yard Gallery and St Peter’s Church, Cambridge

No Noise, Selfridge’s, London


Campo del Cielo/Field of the Sky, Olympics Commission, London

Inside this Desert, BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna

FOCUS: Katie Paterson, The Modern Art Museum
of Fort Worth, Texas

100 Billion Suns, Haunch of Venison, London


Continuum, James Cohan Gallery, New York,

PKM Gallery | Bartleby, Bickle & Meursault, Seoul, Korea


Streetlight Storm, Turner Contemporary and Whitstable Biennale


Albion, London

Encounters: Katie Paterson, Modern Art Oxford

Langjökull, Snæfellsjökull, Solheimajökull, R O O M, London,


Matthew Bown Gallery, London



Group Exhibitions


OUTER SPACE, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany


CURIOSITY: Art, Wonder & the Pleasures of Knowing,

Turner Contemporary, Margate, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin and de Appel, Amsterdam


Light Show, Hayward Gallery, London

Now Here is also Nowhere, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle

Foreign Bodies / Common Grounds, The Wellcome Trust, London

The Piano, Art Gallery of Alberta

Tipping Point, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, Kunstverein & Stiftung Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany, Kunsthalle, Winterthur, Switzerland


Sculpture Show, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

The Unseen, Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China

Metaphoria, Museum of Archeology Martins Sarmento, Guimarães, Portugal

Expanded Drawing, Casal Solleric, Palma, Spain
Welcome to Our Future, Vecteur Interface, Nantes, France
Storm King Art Center, Hudson Valley

Marking Time, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia Object Fictions, James Cohan Gallery, New York


Meer licht, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, Netherlands

Incheon Woman Artist’s Biennale, South Korea

Exposure: Matt Keegan, Katie Paterson, Heather Rasmussen, The Art Institute of Chicago

Mystics or Rationalists?, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Constellations, Cornerhouse, Manchester

Wild Sky, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany

Space. About a Dream, Kunsthalle Wien, Germany


Cage Mix, BALTIC, Gateshead

Transmission, Haunch of Venison, London

Systematic, 176, London

Wouldn’t a Title Just Make It Worse?, Central Reservation, Bristol

noire et pourtant lumineuse, Matthew Bown Gallery, Berlin


PERFORMA 09, New York

Life-forms, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Universal Code, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

Earth-Moon-Earth (with David Lamelas), Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham

Altermodern: Tate Triennial 2009, Tate Britain, London

Dead Air, FRAC Collection Aquitaine, France


Flow, CCAndratx, Mallorca

ARTfutures, Bloomberg Space, London



Selected Projects


100 Billion Suns, project for the 54th Venice Biennale


Every Night About This Time, Whitstable Biennale

Streetlight Storm, Deal Pier, East Kent



Awards and Residencies


Hinary Fellowship at Edinburgh University


Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Residency, Cambridge

Associate Artist, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge


Joanna Drew Travel Bursary, Hayward Gallery

Residency KINO KINO, Norway


John Florent Stone Fellow, Edinburgh College of Art
Leverhulme Artist in Residence Award, Physics & Astronomy Department, UCL



Public Collections

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York

Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, Fort Worth

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Artium Collection, Madrid, Spain

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