Born (1973) in Northwich, UK

Lives and works in London






1995-97   MFA Painting, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London  

1991-95   BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne  






2017        Representing Abstraction, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium (September)

2015        Studio Brain (with Julian Wakelin), ArtWorks Project Space, London

2014        The Missing Archives, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium

2013        Back Catalogue, Solo Show @ Art Brussels 31, Brussels Expo

2010        Live Record, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium

2006        The Trophy Room, Vertigo, London

2003        Documentary, Vertigo, London

2002        Talking Painting (with Julian Wakelin), Vertigo, London

1998        Ross Hansen - New Paintings, The Levi’s Gallery, London

1998        Pubs Clubs Kebabs Minicabs, The Bedford Hill Gallery, London






2016        Old 16 - New 17, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium   (Dec 23 - Jan 30)

                 (With: Damien Flood, Lars Morell, James William Murray, Johan Nobell, Berend Strik, Luc Vandervelde)

2016        After Images, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium   (April 2 - May 3 )

                 (With: Laurent Da Sylva, Lars Morell)

2016        Se souvenir des Belles Choses, Musée Régional d’Art Contemporain (MRAC), Sérignan, France   (January 17 - April 17)

                 (Curated by Sandra Patron, with: Matthew Antezzo, Cécile Bart, Abdelkader Benchamma, Benoît Broisat, Julien Crépieux, Simone Decker,

                 Philippe Decrauzat, Erik Dietman, Fred Eerdekens, Emmanuelle Etienne, Omer Fast, Joan Fontcuberta, Ross Hansen, Pierre Joseph, Véronique Joumard,

                 Zilvinas Kempinas, Suzanne Lafont, Perrine Lievens, Rafael Navarro, Douglas Gordon/ Rirkrit Tiravanija, Walid Raad, Man Ray, Samuel Richardot,

                 Christian Robert-Tissot, Yvan Salomone, August Sander, Patrick Van Caeckenbergh)

2015        Wintershow, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium

                 (With: Laurent Da Sylva, Donald Judd, Tony Matteli, Keisuke Matsuura, Johan Nobell, Luc Vandervelde)

2015        Contemporary Drawings from Britain, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts (XAFA), Shaan Xi Province, P R China

                 (Curated by Xing Zhang and Marco Cali, including: Adam Bainbridge, James Brooks, Karl Bielik, Jessie Brennan, Matthew Burrows, Gary Colclough,

                 Jane Dixon, Geraint Evans,  Lucien Freud, David Hockney, Matthew Krishanu, Cathy Lomax, Robert Priseman, Jo Stockham, Rose Wylie)

2015        Dessins au Cube, Le Cube, l’École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture (ENSAM), Montpellier, France

                 (Curated by Emmanuel Latreille, with: Matthew Antezzo, Andre Raffray, Loic Raguenes, Andreas Slominski, Denis Castellas, Belkacem Boudjellouli,

                 Eudes Menichetti, Laurent Tixador, Vanessa Notley, Jean-Jacques Rullier, Tjeerd Alkema, Jessica Diamond, Masanao Hirayama, Remi Dall'aglio,

                 Maurizio Cattelan)

2015        Abstract Apartment, Deborah House, London

                 (Curated by Bob Matthews, with: Phyllida Barlow, Maria Chevska, Moyra Derby, Adam Gillam, Oona Grimes, Mark Harris, Jack Lavender,

                 Paul Morrison, Jost Munster, Michael Samuels, Martina Schmid, Nigel Shafran, Peter Suchin, Brandon Taylor, Serge de Waha, Julian Wakelin,

                 Will Yackulic, Aishan Yu )

2013        Summer Group Show, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium

                 (With: Peter Dreher, Torben Giehler, Mike MacKeldey, Julie Scheurweghs, Berend Strik)

2012        O C Drawing, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium

                 (Curated by Ross Hansen, with: Nelleke Beltjens, Tobias Collier, Johan De Wilde, Claude Heath, Johan Nobell, Reece Jones, Julian Wakelin)

2011        Christmas Group Show, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium

                 (With: Julie Cockburn, Simon Henwood, Kevin Hunt, Tony Matelli, Ryan McGinness, Johan Nobell)

2010        Hyping the Real, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium

                 (With: Jason Brooks, Benjamin Cottam, Uli Lamsfuss, Robert Lazzarini, Tony Matelli)

2008        Never was there so much wasted wine, so many dead flowers, Terrace Gallery, Hackney, London

2008        Command and Control, Standpoint, London

                 (Curated by Rosie Snell, with: Mariele Neudecker, Adam Latham, Roger Kelly)

2007        Oh, Deborah! , Contemporary Art Projects, London

                 (Curated by Leigh Clarke, including: Jason Brooks, Michael Samuels, David Leapman, Neil Gall, Claude Heath)

2004        Everyday is like Sunday, Vertigo, London

                 (Including: Karl Maughan, Roland Hicks, Rosie Snell)

2004        BlowUp, New Painting and Photo-reality, St. Paul’s Gallery, Birmingham

                 (Curated by Ross Alderson, including: Glenn Brown, John Salt, Jason Brooks, Dan Hayes, Paul Winstanley, Neil Gall)

2002        Eidetic, Britart Gallery, London

                 (With: Andy Harper, Roland Hicks, Helen Kincaid, Simon Parish, John Stark, Chris Stevens, Andrew Tift, Geoff Yeomans)

2001       Back to Reality, Vertigo, London

                 (With: Bennet Spencer, Tom Hackney)

2001        Reality Intervention, Gallery Westland Place, London

                 (Curated by Sandra Ross, with: Gavin Nolan, Gavin Tremlett, John Dargan, Chris Davies, Tom Hackney)

1999        The Open, Deborah House, London

1998        Royal Over-Seas League 15th Annual Open, Overseas House, London (and tour)

1998        BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery (and tour)

1997        The Summer Exhibition, The Blue Gallery, London

1997        MFA Degree Show, The Slade School of Fine Art, London

1996        Art in Academia, Christies, London

1995        BA Fine Art Degree Show, The Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University






Amsterdam Art Fair: 2016   (25 - 29 May)

Art Brussels Contemporary Art Fair: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

The London Art Fair: 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Scope London Art Fair: 2008

The Bridge Art Fair, London: 2007

Art Frankfurt: 2005






FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon

UBS Warburg Investment Bank

Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, New York

Private Collections UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, United States, Hong Kong






2016        Se souvenir des Belles Choses au MRAC,

                 Review of Se souvenir des Belles Choses by Jean Luc Cougy, En Revenant de l'Expo - blog, (January 8, 2016)

2015        Contemporary Drawings from Britain,

                 Exhibition catalogue published by Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, China (December 2015)

2015        Dessins au Cube à l’École d’Architecture de Montpellier,

                 Review of Dessins au Cube by Jean Luc Cougy, En Revenant de l'Expo - blog, (October 18, 2015)

2015        Rolling Top Ten Choices in London,

                 Review of Studio Brain by Paul Carey-Kent,, (March 2015)

2013        Back Catalogue,

                 Self Published (April 2013)

2011        Effervescences Contemporaines

                 Review of Art Brussels 29, La Libre Belgique, No.136 (April 2011)

2011        Live Record,

                 Self Published (March 2011)

2010        The Aftertaste of Culture,

                 Artist's statement published in NYArts magazine, New York (Spring 2010)

2008        Command and Control,

                 Exhibition catalogue published by Standpoint, London (July 2008)

2007        Frieze and it’s followers…

                 Review by Paul Carey-Kent, Art World, Issue 2 (Dec 2007 / Jan 2008)

2004        Everyday is like Sunday,

                 Exhibition catalogue published by Vertigo, London (Oct 2004), ISBN 1-903-771-11-0

2004        BlowUp - New Painting and Photo-reality,

                 Review by Matt Price, Flash Art, Vol. XXXVII (Mar / Apr 2004)

2004        BlowUp - New Painting and Photo-reality,

                 Exhibition catalogue published by St. Pauls Gallery, Birmingham (Feb 2004)

2003        Documentary, 

                 Exhibition catalogue published by Vertigo, London (Oct 2003), ISBN 1-902-771-09-9

2001        Art 2002: The London Art Fair,

                 Review by Pablo LaFuente, Art Review, Vol. LII (Dec 2001 / Jan 2002)

2001        Back to Reality,

                 Review by Martin Herbert, Time Out, no. 1615 (Aug 2001)

1998        ROSL Fifteenth Annual Open Exhibition Catalogue,

                 Royal Over-Seas League, London (Sept 1998)

1997        The Slade Journal Vol.1,

                 The Slade School of Fine Art, London (May 1997)