Stuart Middleton Biography Artist’s blog Selected press
Puppet 02
2016, Installation view, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Puppet 02
2016, Installation view, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Come Undone
2013, Coloured pencil on paper, 42 x 30 cm
Sad Sketch (for Raoul Moat)
2015-2016, Paper maché, cardboard, glue, polymer clay, aluminium foil, 100 x 125 x 195 cm
2016, Installation view, Unruly Relations at Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland

I am just going outside, I may be some time
2016, stop motion animation with sound, 6:22 min
I am just going outside, I may be some time
Video still, 2016, stop motion animation with sound, 6:22 min
I am just going outside, I may be some time
Video still, 2016, stop motion animation with sound, 6:22 min
I am just going outside, I may be some time
Video still, 2016, stop motion animation with sound, 6:22 min
I am just going outside, I may be some time
Video still, 2016, stop motion animation with sound, 6:22 min
the gonks
Steel, polycotton, metal primer, additional light fittings
2015, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
the gonks
2015, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
the gonks
2015, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Untitled
2015, carved polyurethane foam, 70 x 70 x 15 cm
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Untitled
2015, Foamcore, glue, gouache, plastic, cheese, milk, PVC, tape, vacuum attachment, 40 x 25 x 20 cm
Untitled
2015, Cardboard, acrylic paint, carved polyurethane foam, 55 x 35 x 17 cm
Untitled (Cuntface 02)
2015, stop frame animation with sound, 9’ 30” looped

Untitled (Cuntface 02)
2015, stop frame animation with sound, 9’ 30” looped
Edgelands (curated by Ben Rivers)
2015, Installation view, Camden Arts Centre, London
Lock up
2015, card, glue, acrylic paint, ink, olive oil, pencil crayon, plastic bag, spray paint, 20 x 35 x 10 cm
Worm
2014, Installation view, Digital slideshow of watercolour drawings 15mins, black paint
Untitled
2015, Paper, card, foamcard, paint, ink, black light bulb and fixtures etc. 25 x 30 x 15
Sad Sketches
2014, Paper mâché, cardboard, watercolour, coloured pencil, polymer clay, aluminium foil and laminated chipboard
Installation view, Piper Keys, London 2014

Invitation for Sad sketches
2014, animation with sound, 2’ 50”
Study for Sad sketches
2014, ink on paper, 29.7 x 21 cm
Sad Sketches 2
2014, Paper mâché, cardboard, watercolour, coloured pencil, polymer clay, aluminium foil and
laminated chipboard, 70 x 125 x 195 cm
Sad Sketches 2
2014, Paper mâché, cardboard, watercolour, coloured pencil, polymer clay, aluminium foil and
laminated chipboard, 70 x 125 x 195 cm
Sad Sketches 1
2014, Paper mâché, cardboard, watercolour, coloured pencil, polymer clay, aluminium foil and
laminated chipboard, 105 x 100 x 100 cm
Sad Sketches 1
2014, Paper mâché, cardboard, watercolour, coloured pencil, polymer clay, aluminium foil and
laminated chipboard, 105 x 100 x 100 cm
Sad Sketches 1
2014, Paper mâché, cardboard, watercolour, coloured pencil, polymer clay, aluminium foil and
laminated chipboard, 105 x 100 x 100 cm
Sad Sketches 3
2014, Paper mâché, cardboard, watercolour, coloured pencil, polymer clay, aluminium foil and
laminated chipboard, 130 x 90 x 90 cm
The mechanical garden and other long encores (with Richard Sides and Ben Burgis)
Installation view, The Woodmill at CGP London, 2014
The mechanical garden and other long encores (with Richard Sides and Ben Burgis)
Installation view, The Woodmill at CGP London, 2014
The mechanical garden and other long encores (with Richard Sides and Ben Burgis)
Installation view, The Woodmill at CGP London, 2014
The mechanical garden and other long encores (with Richard Sides and Ben Burgis)
Installation view, The Woodmill at CGP London, 2014
The mechanical garden and other long encores (with Richard Sides and Ben Burgis)
Installation view, The Woodmill at CGP London, 2014

Finger
2014, animation with sound, 0’ 47” looped
Piss
2014, animation with sound, 0’ 25” looped
2014, Installation view, Rundgang '14, HBK Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Untitled 03
2014, Card, glue, watercolour, ink, varnish, chalk, pencil and spray-paint on cardboard, 85 x 55 cm
Untitled 01
2014, Card, glue, Watercolour, chalk, grease, cooking oil, coloured pencil and spray-paint on cardboard, 98 x 65 cm
Untitled 03 (detail)
2014, Card, glue, watercolour, ink, varnish, chalk, pencil and spray-paint on cardboard, 85 x 55 cm

Bucolic death drive
2014, animation with sound, 8:30 min
Man with Carpal Tunnel
2014, Resin, wire, modelling clay, plastic funnel, plastic bag, 230 x 23.5 x 20 cm
Piss Bottles
2014, Plastic bottles, resin, oil paint, cigarette ends
A year passes like nothing (detail)
2013, 28 pages total, A4 Format, Edition of 20
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A year passes like nothing (detail)
2013, 28 pages total, A4 Format, Edition of 20
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A year passes like nothing (detail)
2013, 28 pages total, A4 Format, Edition of 20
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A year passes like nothing (detail)
2013, 28 pages total, A4 Format, Edition of 20
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A year passes like nothing (detail)
2013, 28 pages total, A4 Format, Edition of 20
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A year passes like nothing (detail)
2013, 28 pages total, A4 Format, Edition of 20
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Orange
2013, Acrylic and ink on paper, 55 x 65 cm
Sad steaks
2013, Acrylic and ink on paper, 55 x 65 cm
Biography

Stuart Middleton (b. 1987, Crewe, UK)
Lives and works in Glasgow

HBK Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
BA (Hons) Painting, Camberwell College of Art, London


Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2017
Beat, ICA, London

2015
the gonks, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

2014
Sad Sketches, Piper Keys, London

2013
A Year Passes Like Nothing (Performance), Limoncello, London

2011
Tankini, Cole, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Brook, Gallery Celine, Glasgow
At The Cliffs of River Rhine, Oslo 10, Münchenstein
Croissant, Absolventen der Städelschule 2016, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Chatsubo, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin
Being There, Vilma Gold, London
Rough House. A Woodmill & The Glue Factory project conceived by Alastair Frazer Glasgow International, The Glue Factory, Glasgow
Unruly Relations, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus

2015
Edgelands (curated by Ben Rivers), Camden Arts Centre, London
"dm" The Duck, Berlin at Space, London
Sand in the vaseline (Programmed by Anna Gritz), Material art fair Mexico city, Mexico
Rundgang '15, HBK Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2014
Dinner for one, The Duck, Berlin, Germany
The mechanical garden and other long encores (a Woodmill production conceived by Naomi Pearce, with Ben Burgis and Richard Sides), CGP London

By night with torch and spear, Johan Berregren, Malmø, Sweden
A before K (w/Richard Sides), Hamburg Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany
Suppedaneum, Grand Century, New York
World Music, Carlos / Ishikawa, London
Locomotion Film Festival, London
Rundgang '14, HBK Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2013
Rug Whoops, The Sunday Painter, London
Wendel! Open your door, The Woodmill at CGP, London

Mostyn Open 18 (prize winner), Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno, UK

2012
Chester, C02, Rome, Italy
General Practice, The Woodmill, London
We don’t have to take our clothes off, Embassy, Edinburgh
Studio Artists Group Show, Woodmill, London

Mocha Non Truth, Cul de Sac, London
Kill the Gibson/Kill the Gibson Veil (performance with Richard Sides), Space/Gallery Vela, London

2011
Lifestyle choices (Performance), Peckham Hotel, London
S.A.G.S, The Woodmill, London
V22 Young London, V22 Workspace, London


Awards

Recipient of the Städelschule Portikus e.V Prize 2016
Recipient of Elephant trust funding and Arts Council Grants for the arts
Mostyn Open 18 Prize Winner, Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno, UK


Selected Publications and Group Exhibition Catalogues

2013
A year passes like nothing, Edition of 20.

2011
Some time ago… Edition of 300.