Daniel Sturgis

 

 

 

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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

discussion
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

essay
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

talk
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

discussion
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

article
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

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

26 February 2014

talk
on Tala Madani at Nottingham Contemporary 

7 February 2014

solo exhibition
Daniel Sturgis And then again at noshowspace London

24 January 2014

talk
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

symposium
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

prize
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

symposium
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

book
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

symposium
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

book
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

obituary
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

2014

And then Again
noshowspace, London

Strict and Lax
Art First, London

2013

Daniel Sturgis: New Works
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

2010

Daniel Sturgis: New Works
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany



Daniel Sturgis: Conversation Pieces
The Apartment, Athens, Greece

2008

Possibilities of Geometric Abstraction
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

2007

Equal Minds
Westbrook Gallery, London

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



2006

Tough Love
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

2005

High Repose
Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York

Abstract Logic
Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria

2004

Daniel Sturgis
The Apartment, Athens, Greece

2002

Daniel Sturgis: New Paintings
Richard Salmon Gallery, London



Fill of Beauty
Habitat Kings Road, London

2001

Daniel Sturgis: New Paintings
The Apartment, Athens

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

1999

Daniel Sturgis: Mostra
The British School at Rome, Italy

1997

Daniel Sturgis
Camden Arts Centre, London

group exhibitions

2016

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

2015

Zuruck in die Zukunft
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

Tutti Fruitti
Turps Gallery, London



Doppelgänger
Noformat Gallery, London

2014

Here, there and somewhere in between
Horatio Jr, London

Crossing Lines
& Model, Leeds

2013

Theatrical Dynamics
Torrance Art Museum, California

2012

Red White and Blue
Chelsea Space, London



Ha Ha What Does This Represent
Standpoint Gallery, London

Means without Ends
Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London

2011

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

Graceland
4 Shakespeare Terrace, Cecile Park, London

2010

Fate and Freewill
CAS, Riverside, California

John Moores 2010
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Modern Love
Simon Oldfield Gallery, London

2009

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

Superabundant
Turner Contemporary, Margate

2008

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

The Sublime Landscape
Project 4, Washington DC

2007

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

2006

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

Fresh
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

De Geur Van Licht Fokke
Simonzstraat 29, Amsterdam

2005

About Painting 2
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

Painting: London Gallery
Gallery Holly Snapp, Venice, Italy

2004

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

2003

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

2002

Mathématique
Danielle Arnaud, London

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

Daniel Sturgis & Richard Kirwan
Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

2001

Vivid
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

2000

Versailles
Trinity Gardens, London

Perfidy - surviving modernism
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge



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

1999

Villa Crispi
Villa Crispi, Naples, Italy

1998

Dumbpop
Jerwood Space, London
Leeds Metropolitan Gallery

Close up on Pattern
Laure Genillard Gallery, London

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

1997

Yellow
Todd Gallery, London

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



1996

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

1995

Hardwork
43 Exmouth Market, London

1994

Unplugged
Unit 9, 36 Peckham Road, London

biography

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Born in London 1966
Lives and works in London


Education

1985-1986
London College of Printing
1986-1989
Camberwell College of Arts, BA (Hon's) Fine Art
1992-1994
Goldsmiths College, MA Fine Art
1999-2000
British School in Rome, Rome Scholarship
2005-2008
Oxford Brookes, PhD

 

Professional

2014
Reader in Painting 
University of the Arts London
2008
Course Leader Painting
Camberwell College of Arts
University of the Arts London
2003-2008
Tutor
Royal Academy Schools London
1997-2008 
Lecturer in Art Practice
Goldsmiths College London

Visiting Professorships

2015
Visiting Professor in Painting
Xi' an Academy of Fine Arts, China
2011
Visiting Professor in Painting
Nagoya University of Arts, Japan 


Visiting Artist in Residence

2008
Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
2007
Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas
2004-2005
Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere
2002-2003
Northern Arts Consortium, Newcastle
2001
Berwick Fellowship, Berwick upon Tweed
1999
British School in Rome, Rome
1997
Camden Arts Centre, London


Architectural Commissions
2013 
Akerman Road Frieze, London
Corten Steel and Concrete Frieze
, for MODUS OPERANDI and Guys and St Thomas’s
2014
Uppingham School Frieze for MODUS OPERANDI and Uppingham School


Collections
Bang & Olufson

British Land

BZW

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

2014
And then again, noshowspace, London 
WATCH

2012
Means Without Ends, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London WATCH

2011
Abstraction Now, Tate St Ives
Jonathan Lasker 'The 80s', Timothy Taylor Gallery, London WATCH
Yves Peintures: Re-evaluating Conceptual Painting, The ICA, London 

2009
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 

2006
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

2005
Treason of Images, Tate Modern, London