Curriculum Vitae


Selected Group Shows
2022 Perineum/Perineum, turntable gallery, Grimsby
2022 'Stunning, Fierce and Yellow', Gallery North, Newcastle Upon Tyne and The Auxiliary, Middlesbrough 
2022 20-21 Visual Arts Centre Open Exhibition of Art and Sculpture, Scunthorpe
2021 Ferens Open 2021, Ferens Gallery, Hull
2021 Surprize 3, 2021 Pescheria Foundation, Pesaro, Italy
2021 A Fantastical Archaeology, San Mei Gallery, London

Solo Show
2022 Jumblehumbler, York College Gallery, York
2019 PabloBronsteinShrine, General Practice, Lincoln

Selected Solo Shows (The Little Artists - Darren Neave and John Cake)
2009 Two of You, Among You, With You, 2021 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe
2008 SmurfNet, Fishmarket, Northampton
2008 Two of You, Among You, With You, TAG Fine Arts / My Life In Art, London
2006 Big Art, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2006 Art Crazy Nation, Kulczyk Foundation, Poznan. Poland
2005 Art Craziest Nation, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2004 Lick Your Selves, Bloc, Sheffield
2004 Art Crazy Nation, Comme Ca NYC, New York
2001 This is Modern Art, Cornerhouse, Manchester
1999 Gavin Turk’s Rubbish, Decima Gallery, London Group Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions
2020 Brick by Brick, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe
2019 Brick by Brick, Harley Gallery, Worksop
2018 Burns Unbroke, Summerhall, Edinburgh
2011 We were young and immortal, Galerie Good Friday, Paris
2009 English Lounge, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing
2009 Auckland Festival, Seed Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2009 Play-time’, Parcours St-Germain, Paris
2009 Inspired, The Mitchell Library, Glasgow
2008 And the dish ran away with the spoon, Collector’s Contemporary, Singapore
2008 Let’go, Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin
2008 Tatton Park Biennial, Tatton Park, Cheshire, curated by Danielle Arnaud
2007 Deptford X, Various venues in Deptford, London
2007 Situation 33, Bleibtreu Gallery, Berlin
2007 Lego, Space Gallery, Bratislava
2007 Jeux de Mains, jeux de vilains, Good Friday Gallery, Brussels, curated by Christophe Vey
2005 ‘Contemporary Artists Play Pictionary’, The Agency, London
2005 post_modellismus, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna and Kunsthall, Bergen


2022 turntable gallery, Grimsby - Ongoing shows, see website for details:

Public Collections
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Liege, Belgium
Sandra Hegedüs Mulliez, Paris

Private Collections
Washington DC, Australia and London

Feb 2022 - Jan 2028 Leeds Beckett University PhD
Sep 2020 - Sep 2021 Royal College of Art MRes
Sep 2017 - Sep 2018 University of Lincoln, MFA - Distinction - (Fine Art Prize for Best Degree)
Sep 1992 - June 1995 Leeds University - Bretton Hall College BA Hons, Fine Art 2:1
Sep 1991 - June 1992 Lincoln College of Art and Design B-tec ND in Art and Design (Merit)

January 2019
Set up Lincoln Print Fair as a commercial and cultural event in Lincoln. Sam Scorer Gallery. (Awarded a student Business Development Grant 2018)

November 2018 - Present
Associate Lecturer at The University of Lincoln

May 2004 – Present
Freelance Creative Consultant (Transport for London, The Shard and Ted Baker)

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