info@jamesunsworth.com

 

(b. 1979 Liverpool, GB)

 

CV

Education

2004 - 2006    Royal College of Art, MA Fine Art

2000 - 2003    Winchester School of Art, BA Fine Art

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016                NSFL, Printed Matter Inc, New York (US)

2014                Everybody Wants to be Happy, Raw Art, Tel Aviv (IL)

                        Dead, Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle (GB)

                        Dead Boys, Ditto Press, London (GB)

2012                Shitheads/Ninja Turtle Sex Museum, Südpol, Luzern (CH)

2011                Rich Shit/Poor Shit, Le Petit Mignon, Berlin (DE)

                       Impaled, Raw Art, Tel Aviv (IL)

2010               Ninja Turtle Sex Museum, Five Hundred Dollars, London (GB)

2009               James Unsworth’s Sins, Evan Hughes Gallery, Sydney (AU)

                        I Love You Like A Murderer Loves Their Victims, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London (GB)

 2008               Let Me Watch You Fuck Your Wife, Goldsmiths University, London (GB)

 2007               Nightmares and Illuminations, Raw Art Gallery, Tel Aviv (IL)

 2005               Bosch, Cite International des Artes, Paris (FR)

 

Group Exhibitions

2016              A Lovers Discord, MOCA, London (GB)

2015               A Lovers Discord, KONTORprojects, Copenhagen (DK)

2014               A Union of Voices, Horatio Jr, London (GB)

2013               Space Is Deep, Daniel Blau, London (GB)                 

                       New Works at the Walker, the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (GB)

                       New Art from Britain, MOCCA, Toronto (CA)

2012               Friday The Thirteenth, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen (DK)

2011               Savant, High Roller Society, London (GB)

                       Polemically Small, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles (US)

2010               Papyrophilia, CHARLIE SMITH, London (GB)

                       Manderley, John Jones Project Space, London (GB)

2009               I am by Birth a Genevese, Forde-Usine, Geneva (CH)

                        New London School, Galerie Schuster, Berlin (DE)

                        Let Me Rule, Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague (CZ)

2008               The Future Can Wait 2008, Old Truman Brewery, London (GB)

                        My Giant Colouring Book/You Turn, Campbell Works, London (GB)

2007               Daniel Johnston & James Unworth: It’s the End of the Show, Vegas Gallery, London (GB)

                        James Unsworth/Jonny Briggs, Vegas Gallery, London (GB)

                        Group Show, Hua Li Ge Gallery, Beijing (CN)

2006               Platform For Art, Charing Cross, Earls Court and South Kensington Underground Stations, London (GB)

 

Awards

2016                Arts Council England Artists' International Development Fund

2006               Tim Mara Award: Generation, Royal College of Art, London                          

                        Arches John Purcell Paper Award: The RE Student Elections                                               

                        Awarded membership to The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers                        

 2005               Joseph Webb A.R.E Commemorative Fund Award presented by The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, awarded to an Outstanding Etcher under the age of 35

 

Residencies

2015               Troy Town Art Pottery, London (GB)

2014              Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle (GB)

2011 – 2013    Print Fellowship, Royal Academy Schools, London (GB)

2008              Goldsmiths University, London (GB)

2005               Cite International des Artes, Paris (FR)

2003               Brno Technological University, Brno (CZ)             

 

Collections

The Walker Art Gallery, National Museums, Liverpool

The Royal College of Art, London

The UBS Art Collection, London

Private collections in Europe, USA, Australia and Israel