HOTEL ARTIST

Mike Nelson_

Private Collections in Britain, Germany and Switzerland.

Education

1992/3 Chelsea College of Art & Design (MA Sculpture); 1986/90 Reading University (BA (Hons) Fine Art - first class)

Solo Exhibitions

2007
Creative Time, New York
ACCA, Melbourne, Australia

2006
AMNESIAC SHRINE or Double coop displacement, Matt’s Gallery, London
After Kerouac, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona

2005
Spanning Fort Road and Mansion Street-Between a formula and a code, Turner Contemporary, Margate
Agent Dixon at the Red Str Hotel, British School at Rome, Rome
Studio apparatus for MAMCO, MAMCO, Geneva

2004
Triple Bluff Canyon, Modern Art Oxford

2001
Nothing is True. Everything is Permitted, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
The Deliverance and The Patience, Peer Commission for the 2001 Venice Biennale, off-site project at The Old Brewery, Giudecca

2000
The Coral Reef, Matt’s Gallery, London

1999
TOURIST HOTEL, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
To The Memory of H.P. Lovecraft, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

1998
On-site Project, Camden Art Centre, London

1997
Master of Reality, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Lionheart, Galerie im KunstlerHaus, Bremen
The Amnesiacs, Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen

1996
TRADING STATION ALPHA CMa, Matt’s Gallery, London
No can Teach A Dog Old Tricks New, Academia De Arta, Bucharest

1995
Agent Dickson at the Red Star Hotel, Hales Gallery, London

1994
Charity Shop, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Group Exhibitions

2006
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Wandering Rocks, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London

2005
No Manifesto, GAMEC Museum, Bergamo, Italy; Galeria Franco Noero, Rome, Italy

2004
XXVI Bienal de Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo, Brazil; Strange Weather, Modern Art, London; Into My World, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut

2003
Poetic Justice, 8th International Istanbul Biennal
Micro/ Macro, Mucsarnok, Kunsthalle, Budapest, British Council exhibition;
Capp Street Project: 20th Anniversary exhibition, CCAC Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, San Francisco [publication]

2002
Biennale of Sydney, curated by Richard Grayson (New Commission: 42a Orwell St.) [publication]

2001
The Cosmic Legend of the Uroboros Serpent, Turner Prize, Tate Britain, London
Intentional Communities, Rooseum - Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, curated by Charles Esche New Settlements, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen (New Commission: The Genie), curated by Jacob Fabricius
2000
British Art Show 5, National Touring Exhibitions for Hayward Gallery, London. Sited at multiple venues in Edinburgh, Southampton, Cardiff, Birmingham
Another Place, Tramway, Glasgow (New Commission: The Resurrection of Captain Mission)

1999
Holding Court, Entwistle, London; Word enough to save a life, Word enough to take a life, Clare College Mission Church, London, curated by Simon Morrissey (New Commission: Melnais Kakis)
It’s Immaterial, Chiltern Sculpture Trail
The Office of Misplaced Events (Temporary Annexe), Lotta Hammer, London, curated by Simon Morrissey

1998
Grey Area - Andrew Bannister/Philip Lai/Mike Nelson, Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham; Camouflague

2000
Gallerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, curated by Robert Garnet; How to build a universe that doesn’t fall apart two days later, Fly, Glasgow
Show me the Money III, Duke’s Mews, London
It, Sali Gia, London, curated by David Burrows, Kling Klang, HMS Plymouth, East Boat Dock, Liverpool BACKSPACE, Matt’s Gallery, London [leaflet]

1997
Wish You Were Here Too, Glasgow; Oktober 1917 - 1997, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

1996
Transit Zone - Mike Nelson/Ania Rachmat/Erlend Williamson, W139, Amsterdam

1995
Maikafer Flieg, Hochbunker, Cologne

1994
Turning Up, The View, Liverpool; Miniatures, The Agency, London; Wish You Were Here, Leeds

1993
Economist Summer Show, collaboration with Public Art Development Trust

1992/3
BT New Contemporaries, Cornerhouse, Manchester; Orchard Gallery, Derry; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield; City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow Collections The New Art Gallery, Walsall, Contemporary Art Society Special Collection Scheme purchase; Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London.

Awards/Residencies

2001
Shortlisted for the Turner Prize, Tate Britain
Paul Hamlyn Award

1998-2001
Sculpture Research Fellow, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

1996
Berwick Gymnasium Fellowship, Berwick-upon-Tweed (6 month residency, Oct ‘96 - Apr ‘97)
Shortlist Award, Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award to Individual Artists: Sculpture & Installation
Pepinieres europeennes pour jeunes artistes (3 month residency, May - July), Bucharest

1995
London Arts Board Grant to Individual Artists

1993
First prize winner - Economist Summer Show, London
Boise Travel Scholarship: Egypt, Turkey, Syria, North America, Mexico

Selection Panels 2002/3 Prix de Roma,
Rijksakademie 2001
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2001, London
New Works Scotland, Collective Gallery Program, Edinburgh