David Shrigley (b. 1968)

Born Macclesfield, UK
Lives and works in Brighton, England

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions (selected)

2021   David Shrigley, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           David Shrigley: A Retrospective, K Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea (catalogue)
2021   Sayaka Murata’s Utopias—Violence and the Structure of Normality: David Shrigley & Teppei Kaneuji
           in dialogue with Murata’s worldview, Gyre, Tokyo, Japan (two-person)
2020   CLARITY: IT IS VERY IMPORTANT, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
           Do Not Touch the Worms, Copenhagen Contemporary, Denmark
           Fond Memories of Giant Bug, Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2019   Kindness: Prints & Drawings, Newstead Abbey Historic House & Gardens, Nottinghamshire, England
           Do it (do not do it), Museo de arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
           David Shrigley: To Be of Use, Art Omi, Ghent, New York, USA
           Exhibition of Inflatable Swan Things and Other Things, Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Fluff War, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
           David Shrigley, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand
2018   Exhibition of Inflatable Swan Things, Spritmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
           David Shrigley, Sketch, London, England
           David Shrigley: Life Model II, Fabrica, Brighton, England
           David Shrigley: Laughterhouse, Deste Foundation Project Space, Hydra, Athens, Greece
           Lose Your Mind, Power Station of Art & Design, Shanghai, China
2017   New Drawings, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
           Skip Gallery, London, England
           Hall Art Foundation, Reading, VT
           Problem Guitars, Anton Kern Gallery, Independent New York, USA
2016   Memorial, Public Art Fund commission, Doris C. Freedman Plaza, New York, England
           Drawings and Paintings, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, USA
           Colourful Works on Paper, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Song For The Rat, BQ, Berlin, Germany
           Prix Canson 2016, Drawing Center, New York, USA
2015   David Shrigley, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland Arts Festival, Auckland, New Zealand
           Light Switch, Glow Winter Arts Festival, Third Drawer Down, Melbourne, Australia
           David Shrigley, La Batie, Festival de Geneve, Bibliotheque Municipale, Geneva, Switzerland
           Lose Your Mind, British Council, Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico [cat.]
2014   Drawing, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
           Life Model, The Young Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland 
           Life Model, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           The Peanut Gallery, New York, USA
2013   Big Shoes, BQ, Berlin, Germany
           Signs, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
           Turner Prize, Derry ~ Londonderry, UK
2012   Animations, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           How Are You Feeling?, Cornerhouse, Manchester, England
           David Shrigley, Bradford 1 Gallery, Bradford, England
           Drawings, Mumbai Art Rooms, Mumbai, India
           Arms Fayre, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           Brain Activity, Hayward Gallery, London, England
           Beginning, Middle and End, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011   Insects, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Animate, Turku Art Museum, Finland
           Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
           BQ, Berlin, Germany
2010   Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Glasgow, Scotland
           Frieze Art Fair, London, England
           M Museum, Leuven, Belgium
           Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
2009   David Shrigley New Works, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           New Powers, Kunsthalle Mainz, Germany
           David Shrigley, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
           Fumetto, Kunstmuseum, Luzern, Switzerland
           David Shrigley, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland 
           Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2008   David Shrigley, Monotypien, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
           BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
           Jonathan Monk & David Shrigley Paintings, Galeria Estrany De La Mota, Barcelona, Spain
           David Shrigley, books, prints and ephemeras, Christoph Daviet-Thery, Paris, France
           Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
           BQ Galerie, Cologne, Germany
           Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
           Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
           BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
2007   Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
           Everything Must Have a Name, Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden
           Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           To the Wall: David Shrigley with Lily Van der Stokker, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
           Monotypes, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006   Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
           David Shrigley: Recent Prints, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland
           David Shrigley, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
           Niels Borch Jensen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
           Fish, Frogs, Men, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005   Photographs With Text On Them, BQ Galerie, Cologne, Germany
           I’m Exhausted, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
2004   Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
           Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
2003   Antidepressants, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           BQ Galerie, Cologne, Germany
           Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
           Billboard Commission, Gloucester Road Underground Station, London, England
2002   Camden Arts Centre, London, travelling to Mappin Gallery, Sheffield, Bretagne, France
           Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
           UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
           Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
           Domaine de Kerguehennec, France
2001   Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           CCS Museum, Bard College, New York, USA
           Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2000   Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
1999   Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
           Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
           Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
1998   Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
           Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1997   CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
           Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
           Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
           Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Photographers’ Gallery, London, England
1996   Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Ireland
           The Contents of the Gap…, Luxus Cont.e. V, Glasgow, Scotland
           The Contents of the Gap ... Luxus Cont.e.V, Berlin, Germany
1995   Map of the Sewer, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2021   Joy: On Happiness, The Wellcome Collection, London, England
           Earth Beats - The changing face of nature, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
           Where we are now, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Sunderland, England
           SKIP Gallery’s Bums, Dio Horia Gallery, Mykonos, Greece
           Grayson’s Art Club, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, England
           Animals in Art, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark (catalogue)
           My Name is Not Refugee, Firstsite, Colchester, England
2020   Figure Up, BCMA Gallery, Berlin, Germany
           25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)
           State of the Arts, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Germany
2019   Lines from Scotland, St Andrews Museum, Fife, Scotland
           Drawn World: Drawings from Menzel to Warhol, Galerie Ludorff, Germany
           Playmode, MAAT, Lisbon, Portugal
           Stance & Fall: A Wavering World, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
2019   Dog Show, CGP London: The Gallery & Dilston Grove, London, England
           There’ll Never be a Door You’re Inside, Santander Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain
           The Lie of the Land, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, England
           The Stage is Yours, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA/The Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2018   Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
           Here & Now, Peter Harrington Gallery, London, England
           TYPE, Hang-Up Gallery, London, England
           Collaborationism, Peter Harrington Gallery, London, England
           BRIT ART, Lawrence Alkin Gallery, London, England
           Sweats & Tears, Saasfee Pavilion, Berlin, Germany
           And I Will Take You To Paradise, Kunstmuseet Kube, Ålesund, Norway
2017   Partizipation Als Künstlerisches Prinzip, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
           Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone, England, England
           You Are Not Alone, Athr Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
           Hang-Up Gallery Collections 2017, Hang-Up Gallery, London, England
           JUMP, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
           News/Prints, International Print Centre, New York, USA
           Donde Esta La Playa? The Summer Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
2016   Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
           Toulouse International Art Festival, Toulouse, France
           Alice in Crisis, Dio Horia Gallery, Mykonos, Greece
           Found, Foundling Museum, London, England
           The Scottish Endarkenment: Art and Unreason 1945 to the present, Dovecot Gallery Edinburgh, Scotland
           Seeing Round Corners, Turner Contemporary, Margate, England
           Joia De Artista, Galeria Bergamin Gomide, São Paulo, Brazil
           720, Singapore International Festival of Arts, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
           Problem In Toulouse, Institut Supérieur Des Arts De Toulouse, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse
2015   I Dropped the Lemon Tart, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, USA
           Eyes on the Prize, The Travelling Gallery in association with Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
           Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           All Of Us Have a Sense of Rhythm, David Robert’s Art Foundation, London, England
           Drawing Now: 2015, The Albertina, Vienna, Austria
           Below Another Sky, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Inverness, Scotland
           Idiot Box, Kate MacGarry, London, England
           Devils in the Making, Gallery Of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
2014   ARCHIVE FEVER!, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
           Study from the Human Body, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           Generation, 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
           Below another sky, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
           Reclaimed: The Second Life of Sculpture, The Briggait, Glasgow International, Glasgow, Scotland
           More Than This, Theodore: Art, Brooklyn, New York, USA
           Paradigm Store, Howick Place, London, England
2013   Old School Anachronism in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
           Fourth Plinth Commission, The Crypt, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, England
           Lightness of Being, Public Art Fund, New York, USA
           The Cat Show, White Columns, New York, USA 
           Ordinary/Extra/Ordinary, The Public, West Bromwich, England
           The Roving Eye: Aura and the Contemporary Portrait, Oakland University Art Gallery, Michigan, USA
           SUPER Visions – Drawing and Being, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
           Turquoise Heid, Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
2012   What are you like?, House of Illustration, Holburne Museum, Bath, England
           A Parliament of Lines, Edinburgh City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
           Punkt-Systeme, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
           Curators Series 5, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England
           A Perfect Day, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
           Musique Plastique, agnès b. Galerie Boutique, New York, USA
           Mothers, Contemporary Art Space Chester, Chester, England
           Zoo, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
           Things Beyond Our Control, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA
           Adventureland Golf, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, England
           Danish and International Art after 1900, National Gallery of Denmark, København K, Demark
           Sous influences, arts plastiques et psychotropes, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
2011   Ron Arad’s Curtain Call, The Roundhouse, London, England; touring to Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
           All that Glisters, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           Make Believe, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
           You seem the same as always, The Common Guild, Glasgow, Scotland
           Placement, Oriel Mostyn, Wales
           Relax in Peace, Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland
           Ceramic Connections: Wales & Scotland, Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales
           Clap, Hessel Museum of Art, Annadale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
           The Sculpture Show, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
2010   Ein tierisches Vergnügen, Sommerköln 2010, Cologne, Germany
           Rude Britannia, Tate Britain, London, England
           Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Glasgow, Scotland
           The More I Draw, Museum Fur Gegenwartkunst, Siegen, Germany
           The Drawing Room, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
           Facemaker, Royal/T, Culver City, California, USA
           Nothing is Forever, South London Gallery, London, England
           A Sense of Humor, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
           Best of Wonderland, Wonderland Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009   Running Time: Artist Films in Scotland 1960 to Now, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
           Than a T-shirt, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany
           Grin & Bear It: Cruel humour in Art and Life, Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, Ireland
           While we are waiting, Gallery Artists, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Fumetto, International Comix Festival, Kornschutte, Lucerne Town Hall, Switzerland
           Born in the Morning. Dead by Night, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA
           Slightly Unbalanced, Rodman Hall Art Centre/Brock University, Ontario, Canada
           Consider the Lobster (w/Rachel Harrison), Bard College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, New York, USA
           Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
           Connected Things Collected, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin, Germany
           Individualdiagnose, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne Animated, Centre d ́Art Bastille, Grenoble, France
           LEARN TO READ ART: A History of Printed Matter (1976-2009), Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
           BLACK HOLE, Centro Cultural Andratx, Andratx / Mallorca, Spain
2008   Fuck You Human, Maribel López Gallery, Berlin, Germany
           Life on Mars - 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA, Curated by Douglas Fogle 
           Pendre la crémaillère, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin, Germany
           Lots of Things Like This, apexart, New York, USA
           Laughing in a Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London, England 
           Overkill, Wonderland Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Irony and Gesture, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
           Order, Desire, Light, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
           Contemplating Modern Art, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007   Square, Museum Ritter, Waldenbruch, Germany
           Six Feet Under, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
           Cult Fiction, Hayward Gallery touring exhibition, New Art Gallery, Walsall; touring to
           Nottingham Castle, Nottingham; Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds; Aberystwyth Art Gallery,
           Aberystwyth; Tullie House, Carlisle
           Learn to Read, Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London, England 
           Momentary Momentum, Parasol Unit foundation for contemporary art, London; touring to Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK (2008)
           Comix, Brandts, Odense, Denmark
           Silly Adults, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Paper Trails, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006   Spank The Monkey, Baltic, Gateshead, England
           Among The Ash Heaps And Millionaires, Ancient and Modern, London, England
           Out of Place, New Art Gallery Walsall, England
           Under Gods Hammer: William Blake versus David Shrigley, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
           Humor Me, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri, USA
           David Shrigley & Peter Land, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Dear Friends, D.o.m.a.i.n.e. d.e. K.e.r.g.u.é.h.n.n.e.c, Centre d’art contemporain, Bignan, France
           Humour Me, Artspace Kansas City, USA
           The Compulsive Line: Etching 1900 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
           Defamation of Character, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
           Old News, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden
           Six Feet Under, Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland
2005   Situation Comedy, MCA, Chicago, USA
           Emotion Pictures, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
           Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           Drawings: A-Z, Funchal, Portugal
2004   splat! boom! pow!, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway
           State of Play, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
           Britannia Works, Xippas Gallery, Athens, Greece
           Emotion Eins, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
           The Birthday Party, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
           Needful Things: Recent Multiples, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA
           Living Dust, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, England
           About Corporeality, Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland
           Seeing Other People, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
2003   Love Over Gold, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
           EU3, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
           Sanctuary, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
           The Unhomely, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England
           The Cat Show, Acme, Los Angeles, USA
           Knockabout, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, USA
           The Square Show, Bloomberg SPACE, London, England
2002   The Galleries Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
           Gags and Slapstick in Contemporary Art, CCAC Institute, San Francisco, USA
           Jokes, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
           Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
           Out of Line, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, CSU, Los Angeles, USA
           State University, Los Angeles, USA
           Gymnasion, Bregenz Kunstverein, Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Germany
           Open Country, Contemporary Scottish Artists, Le Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Switzerland 
2001   Rendezvous III, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
           Televisions, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
           Under Bridges and Along The River, Casino Luxembourg
           The Fantastic Repetition of Certain Situations, Isabel II, Madrid, Spain (touring)
2000   The British Art Show 5, Edinburgh (touring to Southampton, Cardiff and Birmingham) (catalogue)
           Beck’s Futures, ICA, London, England, (touring to Cornerhouse, Manchester, England and CCA, Glasgow, Scotland) (catalogue)
           One in the Other, London, England (with Ewan Gibbs)
           Personal History, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
           Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester, England (touring) (catalogue)
           Open Country, Musee Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
1999   Love Bites, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK; touring to Cornerhouse, Manchester, England
           Zac 99, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
           Bildung-information, communication and didactics in contemporary fine arts, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
           Getting the Corners, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
           Shopping, London, (organised by FAT), England
           GREEN, Exedra (Foundation for Contemporary Art), Hilversum, Netherlands
           Plug In, Salon 3, London, England
           Word enough to save a life, Word enough to take a life, Clare College Mission Church, London, England 
           Common People, British Art between Phenomenon and Reality, Fondazione Sandretto re Rebaudengo per L’arte, Torino, Italy
           Waste Management, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
           Free Coke, Greene/Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
           Ainsi de suite 3 (deuxième partie), Sétè, France
           Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester, England
           Lè Grând Præmière Opénïng Shöw, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
1998   Surfacing–Contemporary Drawing, ICA, London, England
           Matthew Benedict, Yves Chaudouët, Anne-Marie Schneider and David Shrigley, Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA
           Real Life, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
           Young Scene, Secession, Vienna, Austria
           Habitat, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
1997   Blueprint, de Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands
           Tales of The City, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
           Young British Photography, Stadthaus, Ulm, Germany
           Caldas Biennale, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
           About Life in the Periphery, Wacker Kunst, Darmstadt, Germany
           Appetizer, Free Parking, Toronto, Canada
           Slight, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, England
           Biscuit Barrel, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans, England
1996   Sarah Staton Superstore, Up & Co, New York, USA
           Absolut Blue and White, Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland
           The Unbelievable Truth, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
           Fucking Biscuits and Other Drawings, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
           Big Girl/Little Girl, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
           White Hysteria, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Melbourne, Australia
           Toons, Gallerie Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Upset, James Colman Fine Art, London, England
1995   Scottish Autumn, Bartok 23 Galeria, Budapest, Hungary
1994   Some of My Friends, Gallerie Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Denmark
           New Art in Scotland, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
1992   In Here, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

 

Other Projects

2020   Artist Carte Blanche, Ruinart Champagne
2018   Guest Director, Brighton Festival, Brighton, England
2016   London: Everyone Welcome, poster for Art on the Underground, Transport for London Contemporary Art Programme
2013   “Bubblesplatz” - A Space Called Public, Elmgreen & Dragset artistic project, Promenadeplatz, Munich, Germany
           Secret 7 Project, Royal College of Art, London, England
           Below another sky, The Scottish Print Network, Scotland

 

Publications and Catalogues (selected)

2021   David Shrigley: A Retrospective, K Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
2020   Animals in Art, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
           25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
2016   Animals, published on the occasion of David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind, British Council, London, England
2015   20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)
2014   Weak Messages Create Bad Situations, Canongate Books, London, England
           David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
2012   David Shrigley: Brain Activity, Hayward Gallery, London, England
           Relax in Peace, JRP Ringier, Hard Hat, Genever, Switzerland
2011   Fragments of Torn Up Drawings, BQ, Berlin, Germany
2010   What the Hell Are You Doing, Canongate Books, London, England
2009   Red Book, Redstone Press, London, England
2008   Grip (New Edition), Redstone Press, London, England
           Man in a Room, Blue Q, USA
           Hand, BQ, Cologne, Germany
2007   David Shrigley, Centro De Arte Caja De Burgos, Burgos, Spain
           Ants Have Sex In Your Beer, Redstone Press/Chronicle
           Worried Noodles, 104 pages, Tomlab, Cologne, Germany (Box Set with 2 CDs)
2006   Under God’s Hammer: William Blake versus David Shrigley, The Art Gallery of Western Australia
           This is a Paper Trinket for You to Wear, Bywater Brothers Editions, Toronto, Canada
           Shrigley Forced To Speak With Others, Azuli, London (spoken word recording 12” Vinyl & CD), England
           Worried Noodles (The Empty Sleeve), Tomlab, Cologne, Germany
2005   The Book of Shrigley, Redstone Press/Chronicle Books, London, England
           Photographs with Text, BQ Galerie, Cologne, Germany
           Worried Noodles-The Empty Sleeve, Tomlab, Cologne, Germany
2004   Kill Your Pets, Revolver, Frankfurt/ Redstone Press, London, England
           Blocked Path, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           It is It, Nieves, Zurich, Switzerland
           Let’s Wrestle, Redstone Press, London, England
           Rules, Redstone Press, London, England (book of postcards)
2003   Yellow Bird With Worm, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
           Who I Am and What I Want, Redstone Press, London, England
           Leotard, BQ, Cologne, Germany
           Joy, Redstone Press, London, England (book of postcards)
           Evil Thoughts, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, USA (book of postcards)
           Human Achievement, The Redstone Press, London, England 
2002   Recent Developments in British Photography and Video, British Council, London, England
           Evil Thoughts, 24 Postcards, The Redstone Press, London, England
           David Shrigley, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK; travelling to Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK
           David Shrigley, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan
2001   The Fantastic Recurrence of Certain Situations, The British Council and Photographers’ Gallery, London, England
           Do not bend, The Redstone Press, London, England
           Collaboration with Yoshitomo Nara in Bijutsu Techo
2000   Weekly cartoon in the Independent on Sunday
           Grip, Pocketbooks, Edinburgh, Scotland
           Why we got the sack from the Museum, The Redstone Press, London, England
           Blank Page and Other Pages, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
           Hard Work, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Let Not These Shadows Fall Upon Thee, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
1999   The Beast is Near, Redstone Press, London, England (Reprinted 2000)
           Fel, Rudins, Sweden (Swedish translation of Err)
1998   To Make Meringue You Must Beat The Egg Whites Until They Look Like This, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Centre Parting, The Little Cockroach Press, Toronto, Canada
           Order of Service, The Armpit Press, Glasgow, Scotland
           Why We Got the Sack From The Museum, Redstone Press, London, England (Reprinted 2002)
1997   Public Relations-New British Photography, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern
1996   Err, Book Works, London, England (Reprinted 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003)
           Drawings Done Whilst On The Phone To Idiot, The Armpit Press, Glasgow, Scotland
           Let Not these Shadows Fall Upon Thee, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
1995   Enquire Within, The Armpit Press, Glasgow, Scotland
1994   Blanket of Filth, The Armpit Press, Glasgow, Scotland
1992   Merry Eczema, Black Rose, Glasgow, Scotland
           The Bloodied Spear 
1991   Slug Trails, Black Rose, Glasgow, Scotland

 

Commissions/Awards (selected)

2016   Memorial, Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park, New York, USA
           Really Good, Fourth Plinth Commission, Trafalgar Square, London, England

2013   Nominee for the 2013 Turner Prize, London, England
          Shortlisted for the Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square, London, England

2011   High Line Art (commissioned billboard), New York, USA

2006   Winner of Tiger Short Film Award at Rotterdam Int. Film Festival, The Netherlands 
           Winner of Public Choice Best Film Award at the British Animation Awards, United Kingdom 
           Winner of Best Animated Film at Kino Int. Film Festival, Manchester, United Kingdom
           Winner of Best Comedy Film at Stuttgart Int. Animation Film Festival, Germany 
           Winner of Special Mention at Granada Int. Film Festival, Spain 
           Winner of Best Animated Film at the Wood Green Int. Film Festival, United Kingdom 
           Winner of Public Choice Award at Ann Arbor Int. Film Festival, USA
1999   BMW Financial Services Group Photographic Calendar Project, London, England

 

Public Collections

The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut, USA
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Arts Council Collection, London, England
The British Council, London, England
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, England
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tate, London, England
Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria