Steve Bishop


b.1983, Toronto, Canada
Lives and works in London

MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, UK
BA (hons), Fine Art, Kingston University

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects

All Ages, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

Security, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin

The Caretaker, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo

Start Over Every Morning, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig

Deliquescing, KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin

Seeing is forgetting what you’re looking at or what it’s called or something, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin
What Would It be Without You, Talion, Tokyo

By the Boundary, AND NOW, Dallas
By the Boundary, Statements, Art Basel
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To, Supportico Lopez at 6817, Los Angeles

Standard Ballad, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
It’s Easier To Love Your Song Than It Is To Love You Too, Galeria Stereo, Warsaw

It’s Easier To Love Your Song Than It Is To Love You, Supportico Lopez, Berlin

Frieze Frame, New York
An Escalator Can Never Break, It Can Only Become Stairs, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

Buildings are Heavy, Supplement, London
On Your Own Again, Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld

Sheer Fatigue, Christopher Crescent, London

Instant Distance / Distant Instance, Outpost, Norwich
Some Thing to Believe in, Pianissimo, Milan

Simply Read, Supplement, London

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects

In the Off Hours, Galerie In Situ, Paris
Time, please, Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel

Tacet, Gems, New York
Ensemble, Château Shatto, Los Angeles
Eight Works from 2013, 2020, 2009, 1998, 2019, 2003, 2018, 1998, Galeria Wschód, Warsaw

Artists Use Photography, Praz Delavallade, Los Angeles

Porcupine, Van Eyck, Maastricht, Netherlands
A Matter of Printing (For SMC), Supportico Lopez, Berlin
Condo Unit, Galeria Jacqueline Martins, São Paulo
Computer, Bureau Des Réalités, Brussels
Red House, Talion, Tokyo

Condo, Bureau, New York
Benefit show, Shanaynay, Paris
Accept baby, Forde, Geneva

How Deep is the Ocean (curated by Arlene Berceliot Courtin), Shanaynay, Paris
An Idle Visitation (organized by ANDNOW, Hester & Tomorrow), Plaza Mercado, Santa Fe
Ver Lento (curated by Francisco Cordero-Oceguera), Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
Irony Comes from a Vanishing Point (curated by Julia Marchand), Stereo, Warsaw

Borrowed Alibis, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zürich
Limited Liability Corporation, Frankfurt am Main & LLC, Berlin
City, William Arnold, New York

In the Wake (joint show with Philomene Pirecki), Truth and Consequences, Geneva
Enigma, Minibar, Stockholm
Fight (joint show with Renaud Jerez), Center, Berlin
Pre-Pop to Post-Human (curated by Isobel Harbison), Hayward Touring, UK

From Morn Till Midnight, Supportico Lopez, Berlin
To Clear The Bush Of Your Garden (joint show with Richard Sides), David Dale Gallery, Glasgow
Every Bird Brings a Different Melody to the Garden (curated by Amy Botfield and Rob Dowling), No Format, London

Painting Without Paint, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen
Remainder, (curated by Alex Ross), Hilary Crisp, London
Changing States of Matter, Brand New Gallery, Milan
Technicolour Yawn, (curated by Nadim Samman), Import Projects, Berlin & Karst Projects, Plymouth
The Cuckoo's Underbelly, (curated by David Risley), Bendixen, Copenhagen

Performance Anxiety, (curated by Nicolas Djandji), Stadium, New York
Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town, Christopher Crescent, London
Common Room, (curated by Christopher Crescent), Pianissimo, Milan
Stuart Bailes, Steve Bishop, Jost Muenster, Margini Arte Contemporanea, Massa
Studio Artists Group Show, Woodmill, London

Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, Zabludowicz Collection, London
Converse / Dazed Emerging Artists Award 2010, Stephen Friedman, London
Newspeak: British Art Now Part II, The Saatchi Gallery, London
Point of Address: Members' Show 2010, Outpost, Norwich
New Panorama, Pianissimo, Milan
There is no solution because there is no problem, Art Sheffield Fringe, Sheffield
The Devil's Necktie, Woodmill, London

Ventriloquist, Timothy Taylor, London
Grey Matter, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008, A-Foundation, Liverpool, Rochelle School, London
The Culture Clash, Working Rooms, London

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, New Art Gallery, Walsall, Cornerhouse, Manchester, Rochelle School, London

Selected Awards & Residencies

2019 Exhibition funding – Canadian Embassy, Germany
2019 Exhibition funding – British Council
2018 Exhibition funding – Canada Council for the Arts
2018 Exhibition funding – Arts Council England
2018 Exhibition funding – Canadian Embassy, Germany
2018 Exhibition funding – Henry Moore Foundation
2017 Exhibition funding – Canadian Embassy, Germany
2015 Exhibition funding – Centre cultural canadien, France
2013 Residency – Fondazione MACC, Sardinia.
2012 Residency – Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, DE
2011 Funding for Mono publishing project – The Elephant Trust
2011 Travel grant – Reuben Mackintosh
2010 Converse/Dazed Emerging Artist Award – exhibiting finalist
2007 Research & travel grant – Villiers David Trust