Biography

Nathan Coley

Born 1967, Glasgow, Scotland

Lives and works in Glasgow

 

 

Education

1985-89

Glasgow School of Art

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015

New Art Centre, Salisbury, UK

2014

You Imagine What You Desire, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh

The Lamp of Sacrifice, 286 Places of Worship, Edinburgh, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

From the People, to the People, for the People, Future Perfect, Singapore

2013

A Place Beyond Belief, NDSM-Werf / Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam

Burn the Village, Feel the Warmth, The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney

Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany

2012

Knowledge, Kindliness and Courage, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

A Place Beyond Belief, Haunch of Venison, London

2011

The Ballast Project, Scheepvaartmuseum, Amsterdam

Appearances, ACCA, Melbourne, Australia

2010

In Memory, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh

ACCA, Melbourne, Australia

There Will Be No Miracles Here, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

2009

Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

46 Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick, Essex, England

2008

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-sea, England

Palace, Haunch of Venison, Berlin

2007

Doggerfisher Gallery, Edinburgh

We Must Cultivate Our Garden, George Square, Edinburgh

2006

Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Scotland

Gathering of Strangers, ICA, Nottingham

Camouflage Church, Santiago de Compostella, Spain

2005

Jerusalem Syndrome, University of Dundee Cooper Gallery, Dundee

Haunch of Venison, London

2004

Showhome, City Arts Centre, Dublin

Frutimarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Showhome, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK

2003

Black Tent, Portsmouth Cathedral, Portsmouth

Showhome, Locus+, Northshields, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

2002

Ruskin’s Road, Leidsche Rijn, Netherlands (as part of SuperUtrecht)

The Black Maria, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand

2001

Nathan Coley and Bas Jan Ader, Vilma Gold, London

The Italian Tower, Keilder Reservoir, Northumberland

The Land Marked, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon

2000

International Style, Architectural Association, London

Nathan Coley (with de Rijke / de Rooji), Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich

1999

Der Standard, Museum in Progress, Vienna

1998

A Public Announcement, The Changing Room, Stirling

Urban Sanctuary: A Public Artwork, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh

1997

Demolition in Progress (collaboration with Thomas Bechinger), Pavillon der Volksbühner, Berlin

1996

Galleri Index, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015

Bruges Triennial, Belgium

House Festival, Brighton, UK

2014

As if, Kings Artist Run, Melbourne, Australia

information, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, Paisley

2014

Small Happiness in Times of Abundance, Art Festival Watou 2014, Belgium

The Theatre of The World, Museo Tamayo, Mexico

You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Biennale of Sydney

2013

Mom, Am I Barbarian, 13th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey

12.Triennale Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany

Call of the Mall, City of Utrecht, Netherlands

Homelands, The Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata; Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Musuem, Mumbai; Bengaluru, India

2012

Daydreaming with... The Hong Kong Edition, Artistree, Taikoo Place, Hong Kong

The Crisis Commission, Somerset House, London

Miracles, Art, Science, Religion, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria

Mixed Media, Haunch of Venison, London

2011

Big Brother: Artists and Tyrants, Dinard, France

Communities without Propinquities, Milton Keynes Art Gallery, Milton Keynes

2010

Let’s Dance, Mac/Val, Paris

Park Liv, Marabouparken, Stockholm

2009

Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, London

Nuite Blanche 2009, Nuite Blanche, Paris

The Enlightenments, The Dean Gallery, SNGMA, Edinburgh

Jerusalem Show, Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem

2008

Tales of Time and Space, Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone

Take Me There, Show Me The Way, Haunch of Venison, New York

Oppositions and Dialogues, Lewis Glucksmans Gallery, Cork, Ireland

The Greenroom, CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art, New York

Persona, Parc Saint Léger – Centre d;art contemporain, Paris

Rosebud, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Hanover, Germany

Prospects and Interiors - Sculptors’ Drawings of Inner Space, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Nothing to Declare, Triennale Zeitgenössischer Kunst Oberschwaben Zeppelin Museum, Fiedrichschafen, Germany

2007

The Turner Prize, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

Breaking Steps, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

Northern City (Between Light & Dark), The Lighthouse, Glasgow

2006

Solitude, Upstairs Berlin, Berlin

Making History, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

Off the Wall, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

The Unquiet World, ACCA, Melbourne, Australia

As If By Magic, Bethlehem Peace Centre, Palestine

2005

Model Modernism, Artist Space, New York

British Art Show 6, BALTIC, Gateshead

Changes of Mind: Transformation and Belief, Haunch of Venison, London

Thinking of the Outside, New art and the City of Bristol, Bristol

2004

The Stars Are So Big, The Earth is So Small... Stay As You Are, Schipper & Krome, Berlin

On Reason and Emotion, Biennale of Sydney 2004, Sydney

Art School, Bloomberg Space, London

Tales of the City, Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

2003

Days Like These: Tate Triennial of Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain, London

Independence, South London Gallery, London

2002

Recent Acquisitions, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fabrications, Cube Gallery, Manchester

The Gap Show, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund

Happy Outsiders, Zacheta Panstwowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw, Poland

2001

Audit, Casino Luxembourg, Luxemburg

Believe, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster

Here and Now, Dundee Contemporary Art, Dundee

Making History, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, UK

Circles 3, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

Local Motion, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig

2000

Jahresgaben 2000, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster

What If, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

as it is, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Without Day, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh

Contemporary Scottish Artists Books, Printed Matter, New York

Inside Out, Westfalischer Kunstverein, Münster

Continium 001, CCA, Glasgow

1999

Blue Suburban Skies, The Photographers Gallery, London

In The Midst of Things, Bournville, Birmingham, England

School Reunion, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London

Exhibition without and Exhibition, Leipzig

1998

In Visible Light, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Strolling, Musuem of Modern Art at Heidi, Melbourne, Australia

Artranspennine, Tate Gallery, Liverpool

Nettverk Glasgow, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

1997

Correspondences, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

Glasgow, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland

A Scottish Collection, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick, England

Blueprint, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow

Wish you were heere too, 83 Hill Street, Glasgow

1996

Girls’ High, Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Try, Royal College of Art, London

1995

Swarm, Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh

Cameraless Photography, National Museum of Photography, Film and TV, Bradford

1994

New Art in Scotland, CCA, Glasgow; Aberdeen Art Gallery

Riviera, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales

Gol! - The Soccer Show, Mark Boote Gallery, New York

1993

Pure Fiction, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow

Exposure, CCA, Glasgow

Five from Transmission, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago

1992

Love at First Sight, The Showroom, London

Lux Europae, Edinburgh

Leverhulme Artist in Residence Award, Physics & Astronomy Department, UCL

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