Daniel Sturgis













22 March 2018

solo exhibition
Daniel Sturgis The Way It Is at Luca Tommasi Arte Contemporanea, Milan. Catalogue text by Jo Melvin

31 October 2017

group exhibition
A Different Way Of Painting: A Different Way Of Thinking about Painting curated by Tony Godfrey at Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta Indonesia to coincide with the Jogia Biennale

7th September 2017

group exhibition
Earth Wind and Fire curated by Juan Bolivar at the Griffin Gallery, London with accompanying catalogue with text by Barry Schwabsky 

1 August 2017

group exhibition
Playground Structure at Blain|Southern with Amy Feldman, Mary Heilmann, Rachel Howard, Jeremy Moon, Ed Moses, Joan Snyder, Daniel Sturgis, Jeff Wall, Dan Walsh

30 June 2017

group exhibition
Against Landscape with  GRIZEDALE ARTS at the Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, with Patrick Caulfield, Michael Craig-Martin, Leo Fitzmaurice, Sam Francis, Pamela Fraser, Lucy Gunning, Gary Hume, Jasleen Kaur, Ian McKeever, Lisa Milroy, Paul Morrison, Eva Rothschild, Sean Scully, Daniel Sturgis, Roy Voss

3 June 2017

group exhibition
Against Landscape with Grizedale Arts and Pamela Fraser, Lisa Milroy, Paul Morrison and Daniel Sturgis at Coniston Institute

20 May 2017

group exhibition
curated by Jane Harris as part of her presentation at le FRAC Artothéque du Limousin ellipses et cercles Armleder/Fleury, Patrick Caulfield, Sonia Delaunay, Alain Doret, Franck Eon, Olivier Gourvil, Jane Harris, Shirley Jaffe, Cathy Jardon, Richard Kirwan, Sol Lewitt, Pierre Mabille, Olivier Mosset, Aurélie Nemours, Bruno Rousselot, Ed Ruscha, Daniel Sturgis, Trevor Sutton, Taroop & Glabel, Annie-Paule Thorel 

7 April 2017

solo exhibition
Daniel Sturgis at sleeper, Edinburgh

5 April 2017

group exhibition
Fully Awake curated by Ian Hartshorne & Sean Kaye at blip blip blip, Leeds

9 February 2017

group exhibition
Painting and Structure curated by James Campion & Sophia Starling at The Kennington Residency, London

19 January 2017

talk and research seminar
at Norwich University of the Arts 

1 November 2016

visiting artist
at The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut

27 October 2016

group exhibition
Imperfect Reverse curated by Laurence Noga at Camberwell Space Projects, London touring to the Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge 

26 October 2016

selector and chapter author
for Phaidon's Vitamin P3 New perspectives on painting - David Diao, Chris Martin, Daniel Sinsel, Stanley Whitney

18 June 2016

group exhibition
Natural States - Ingo Meller, Daniel Sturgis & Clare Woods at The Pier Art Centre Orkney 

21 May 2016

group exhibition
curated by Francis Baudevin as part of his presentation at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Cambrai, les artistes amis Camille Aleña, John Armleder, Philippe Decrauzat, Jérôme Hentsch, Jean-Luc Manz, Olivier Mosset, Karim Noureldin, Daniel Sturgis

15 April 2016

group exhibition
Works in Series: Group Show and Portfolio launch at Noshowspace, London

3 February 2016

on the occasion of the screening of  Les Silences Retiniens (1976) by Jean-Michel Meurice at Simon Hantaï, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

23 November 2015

group exhibition
Zuruck in die Zukunft at Galerie Hollenbach Stuttgart

13 November 2015

John Wilkins: You Can't Come Up to coincide with his solo exhibition at Turps Gallery London, 13 Nov - 5 Dec 2015 read

10 November 2015

on Gerhard Richter for Plymouth City Museum 

29 October 2015

key note
Teaching Painting: a conference Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester & Manchester School of Art 

9th October 2015

group exhibition
PRINT a group show at Horatio JR, London 

8 July 2015

article and editorial
Journal of ContempoRary Painting, Volume 1. Issue 2 Reflections on Simon Hantai: Daniel Buren in conversation with Daniel Sturgis, Varennes-Jarcy, 23 September 2014

3 July 2015

masterclass and group exhibition
with students from the oil painting course at Xi'an Academy of Fine Art China

8 June 2015

chairing Painting after Technology Tate Modern

24 April 2015

group exhibition
Tutti Frutti the inaugural exhibition at Turps Gallery, London. The new exhibition space run by Turps Banana magazine.

4 March 2015

group exhibition
Doppelgänger curated by Juan Bolivar and Richard Bateman at NOFORMAT London

1 April 2015

Journal of ContempoRary Painting, Volume 1. Issue 1 A conversation between Donald Smith and Daniel Sturgis on the occasion of 'Almost Bliss: Notes on Dereck Jarman's Blue' 

23 October 2014

roundtable discussion
Legacies of Malevich, Briony Fer, Hal Foster, David Mabb, Daniel Sturgis

10 October 2014

group exhibition
Here, there and somewhere in between curated by Tim Ellis at Horatio Jr. London.

3 September 2014

solo exhibition
Daniel Sturgis Strict and Lax at ArtFirst, London. Catalogue text by Charles Darwent Read

5 June 2014

group exhibition
(detail) at H-Project Space, Bangkok and tour, curated by Andrew Bracey

3 June 2014

roundtable discussion
on the work and legacy of Simon Hantaï at the French Institute, London 

21 May 2014

international conference
at Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa

4 March 2014

with John Chilver at Daniel Sturgis And then Again at noshowspace London Watch

26 February 2014

on Tala Madani at Nottingham Contemporary 

7 February 2014

solo exhibition
Daniel Sturgis And then again at noshowspace London

24 January 2014

at Edinburgh College of Art

22 January 2014

group exhibition
Crossing Lines at & Model in Leeds

28 February 2013

two person exhibition
Daniel Sturgis: New Paintings with DJ Simpson: New Works two connected presentations at GALERIE HOLLENBACH, Stuttgart.

1 February 2013

group exhibition
Delightful a group exhibition at Paisley Museum, Paisley, Scotland.

19 January 2013

group exhibition
Theatrical Dynamics curated by David Leapman a group exhibition at Torrance Art Museum, California. 

7 November 2012

group exhibition
Red White and Blue a group exhibition at CHELSEA Space, London. Catalogue text by Michael Bracewell Read

10 November 2012

artist talk
at Firstsite Colchester.

16 October 2012

artist talk
at The Whitworth Gallery Manchester 

1 July 2012

a print
a special edition of prints for London 2012 at noshowspace, London.

1 May 2012

wall painting
in a private residence Ungargasse, Vienna, Austria.

2 March 2012

group exhibition
Ha Ha what does this represent? a group exhibition at the Standpoint Gallery, London. 

14 January 2012

curated project
The Indiscipline of Painting a major group exhibition at Mead Gallery, Warwick. 

20 January 2012

group exhibition
Means without Ends at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London.

20 November 2011

group exhibition
neue arbeiten zum Jubiläum a group exhibition at Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

8 October 2011

curated project
 The Indiscipline of Painting a major group exhibition and publication at Tate St Ives

2 November 2011

panel discussion with David Batchelor, Briony Fer and Jan Verwoert. Yves Peintures: Re-evaluating Conceptual Painting at the ICA, London. 

23 June 2011

group exhibition
Friendship of the Peoples a group exhibition at Simon Oldfield Gallery London. 

19 March 2010

group exhibition
ARTISTS for Kettle's Yard a group exhibition of artists assocaited with Kettle's Yard in Cambridge in aid of the galleries development appeal. 

17 February 2011

group exhibition
curated by Juan Bolivar Graceland at 4 Shakespeare Terrace, Cecile Park, London N8 9EA.

12 November 2010

solo exhibition
Daniel Sturgis: New Works at Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart. 

8 October 2010

group exhibition
Modern Love at Simon Oldfield Gallery, London

23 September 2010

solo exhibition
Daniel Sturgis: Conversation Pieces at The Apartment, Athens.

1 September 2010

the painting Still Squallings was awarded a prize during  John Moores exhibition Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. 

1 June 2010

curated project
curation of a group exhibition Once Removed at The Apartment, Athens, with work by Keith Coventry, Peter Halley, James Hyde, Neal Tait, Dan Walsh and John Wilkins. 

14 May 2010

participating in a series of talks about painting at APT London with John Chilver, Stuart Cumberland, Bernice Donzelmann, Patricia Farell, Cath Ferguson, Andrea Medjesi-Jones and Phoebi Unwin. 

1 November 2009

a painting included in Tony Godfrey's new book Painting Today Phaidon PURCHASE

5 November 2009

group exhibition
Dessins presque abstraits at La box, école nationale supérieure d'art de Bourges, France.

17 October 2009

group exhibition
Fate and Freewill at CAS, Riverside, California

20 May 2009

group exhibition
Arbeiten aug Papier at Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart.

30 May 2009

group exhibition
La peinture est presque abstraite at Transpalette in Brouges France

15 May 2009

Participating in the Tate Symposium on painting Contemporary Painting and History Tate Britain, London

28 March 2009

group exhibition
Plastic Culture: Legacies of Pop 1986-2008 at The Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston. Touring to The Exchange in Penzance between 11 July - 3 October 2009.

20 February 2009

curated project
The co-curation of a solo presentation of paintings by Liz Arnold a wonderful artist who died tragically young. The exhibition is at Camden Arts Centre from 20th February - 20th April 2009.

24 January 2009

group exhibition
Superabundent at Turner Contemporary, Margate Kent.

21 January 2009

group exhibition
curated by artists Katie Pratt and Roger Kelly, Invisable Cities at the Jerwood Space, London.

15 November 2008

two person exhibition
Daniel Sturgis & Richard Kirwan at Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart.

5 September 2008

group exhibition
works from the Aris Stoidis Collection, Digital Romance at VILKA in Thessalonika, Greece.

30th July 2008

The Berwick Gymnasium Fellowships - an archival record has been published by English Heritage and Art Editions North. It contains an essay by Kathryn Standing on the painting Fill of Beauty

1 July 2008

wall painting
Private Vista for the restaurant at Smart Project Space, Amsterdam.

17 June 2008

in The Independent for Sybille Berger, a wonderful German painter based in London.

31 May 2008

group exhibition
The Sublime Landscape at  Project 4, Washington DC.

12th December 2007

group exhibition
British Painting at Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart.

29 November 2007

group exhibition
group exhibition at  Cynthia Broan. To accompany this exhibition an essay was commissioned form the artist Roy Voss

26 November 2007

artist talk
 at Yale

5 November 2006

a catalogue essay
for Liquid: Gary Hume RA & Lynette Yiadom Boakye at the Royal Academy Schools Gallery, London. 

solo exhibitions


Daniel Sturgis
Sleeper, Edinburgh


And then Again
noshowspace, London

Strict and Lax
Art First, London


Daniel Sturgis: New Works
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany


Daniel Sturgis: New Works
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

Daniel Sturgis: Conversation Pieces
The Apartment, Athens, Greece


Possibilities of Geometric Abstraction
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany


Equal Minds
Westbrook Gallery, London

Everybody Loves Somebody
The Locker Plant, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas


Tough Love
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany


High Repose
Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York

Abstract Logic
Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria


Daniel Sturgis
The Apartment, Athens, Greece


Daniel Sturgis: New Paintings
Richard Salmon Gallery, London

Fill of Beauty
Habitat Kings Road, London


Daniel Sturgis: New Paintings
The Apartment, Athens

Daniel Sturgis: New Paintings
Berwick Gymnasium, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland


Daniel Sturgis: Mostra
The British School at Rome, Italy


Daniel Sturgis
Camden Arts Centre, London

group exhibitions


Playground Structure
Blain Southern, London

Against Landscape
Coniston Institute
Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art

ellipses et cercles
FRAC Artothéque du Limousin, France

Fully Awake
blip blip blip, Leeds

Painting and Structure
The Kennington Residency, London


Natural States - Ingo Meller, Daniel Sturgis & Clare Woods
The Pier Art Centre, Stromness, Orkney

Francis Baudevin & les artistes amis
Musée des Beaux-arts de Cambrai

Works in Series
noshowspace, London


Zuruck in die Zukunft
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

Tutti Fruitti
Turps Gallery, London

Noformat Gallery, London


Here, there and somewhere in between
Horatio Jr, London

Crossing Lines
& Model, Leeds


Theatrical Dynamics
Torrance Art Museum, California


Red White and Blue
Chelsea Space, London

Ha Ha What Does This Represent
Standpoint Gallery, London

Means without Ends
Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London


Friendship of the Peoples
Simon Oldfield Gallery, London

The Indiscipline of Painting
Tate St Ives
Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

ARTISTS for Kettle's Yard
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge

4 Shakespeare Terrace, Cecile Park, London


Fate and Freewill
CAS, Riverside, California

John Moores 2010
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Modern Love
Simon Oldfield Gallery, London


Instants et glissements
La box, Bourges, France

Arbeiten Auf Papier
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

La Peinture Est Presque Abstraite
Transpalette, Bourges, France

Plastic Cultures: Legacies of Pop 1987 - 2008
Harris Museum, Preston

Invisible Cities
Jerwood Space, London

Turner Contemporary, Margate


Digital Romance: works from the Aris Stoidis Collection
VILKA, Thessalonika, Greece

The Sublime Landscape
Project 4, Washington DC


Fate and Freewill
CAS, Riverside, California

Seven Hundred and Twenty Eight Days Later
Marksman Gallery, Reading

British Painting
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

Painting Unlimited
APT Gallery, London


Daniel Sturgis & Nina Bovasso
The Apartment, Athens, Greece

The Anniversary Show
The Apartment, Athens, Greece

Abstract Modes
Rivington Street, London 

Sweetness and Light
Marksman Gallery, Reading

Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

De Geur Van Licht Fokke
Simonzstraat 29, Amsterdam


About Painting 2
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

Painting: London Gallery
Gallery Holly Snapp, Venice, Italy


John Moores 23
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

New Paintings
Galerie Hollenbach, Zurich, Switzerland

Summer Breeze
The Apartment, Athens, Greece

Transmission Portfolio
Site Gallery, Sheffield
Domo Baal Contemporary Art, London
Haus am Lutzoplatz, Berlin, Germany

Works on Paper
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany


Memory and Forgetting
Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
ArtSway, New Forrest
Angel Row, Nottingham

About Painting
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

About Painting
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

Daniel Sturgis & Tim White
Reinier van Ewijk Projects (former Buro Empty), Amsterdam


Danielle Arnaud, London

Painting as a Foreign Language
Edificio Cultura Inglesa, São Paulo, Brazil

Daniel Sturgis & Richard Kirwan
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany


Richard Salmon Gallery, London
Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

Carts and rafts - New Artisans in Contemporary Practice
Camberwell College of Arts, London

Complementary Studies - Recent Abstract Painting
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston

All of My Heart
Gallery Hotel Art, Florence, Italy


Trinity Gardens, London

Perfidy - surviving modernism
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge

Sainte Marie de La Tourette, Eveux-sur-l'Arbresle, Lyon, France


Villa Crispi
Villa Crispi, Naples, Italy


Jerwood Space, London
Leeds Metropolitan Gallery

Close up on Pattern
Laure Genillard Gallery, London

British Painters in the 90s
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany


Todd Gallery, London

Liz Arnold, Jane Simpson, Daniel Sturgis
The Approach, London


Really Out of Order
John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester

Out of Order
Independent Art Space, London

Brian Eno, Richard Kirwan, Charlotte Von Poehl,
Daniel Sturgis

Todd Gallery, London


43 Exmouth Market, London


Unit 9, 36 Peckham Road, London


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Born in London 1966
Lives and works in London


London College of Printing
Camberwell College of Arts, BA (Hon's) Fine Art
Goldsmiths College, MA Fine Art
British School in Rome, Rome Scholarship
Oxford Brookes, PhD


Reader in Painting 
University of the Arts London
Course Leader Painting
Camberwell College of Arts
University of the Arts London
Royal Academy Schools London
Lecturer in Art Practice
Goldsmiths College London

Visiting Professorships

Visiting Professor in Painting
Xi' an Academy of Fine Arts, China
Visiting Professor in Painting
Nagoya University of Arts, Japan 

Visiting Artist in Residence

Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut
Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas
Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere
Northern Arts Consortium, Newcastle
Berwick Fellowship, Berwick upon Tweed
British School in Rome, Rome
Camden Arts Centre, London

Architectural Commissions

Akerman Road Frieze, London
Corten Steel and Concrete Frieze
, for MODUS OPERANDI and Guys and St Thomas’s
Uppingham School Frieze for MODUS OPERANDI and Uppingham School


Bang & Olufson

British Land


Daimler Art Collection

Government Art Collection

Paisley Museum and Art Gallery

Progressive Insurance

Saatchi Collection

University of Warwick

Wordsworth Trust

and private collections in Europe and America

Public Lectures and Panel Discussions

And then again, noshowspace, London 

Means Without Ends, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London WATCH

Abstraction Now, Tate St Ives
Jonathan Lasker 'The 80s', Timothy Taylor Gallery, London WATCH
Yves Peintures: Re-evaluating Conceptual Painting, The ICA, London 

Contemporary Painting and History, Tate Britain, London LISTEN
What does pattern Mean for you? Film, Turner Contemporary, Margate
British Painting Now, Sotheby's Institute of Art, 1334 York Avenue, New York 

Ellsworth Kelly, Serpentine Gallery, London   
Abstraction across Media 
Tate Modern, London 
Albers and Moholy-Nagy
, Tate Modern, London 
Albers and Moholy-Nagy, film Tate Modern, London WATCH

Treason of Images, Tate Modern, London