Stuart Middleton

Selected Publications


b. 1987, Crewe, UK
Lives and works in UK

2016 HBK Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2009 BA (Hons) Painting, Camberwell College of Art, London, UK

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects

The Human Model, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
I Lay Waiting, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff (2-person presentation with Naomi Pearce)

Stuart Middleton, Paisley Liberal Club, Scotland

Life is not a walk across an open field, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

Stuart Middleton, Carlos/Ishikawa at Qiao Space, Condo Shanghai

Motivation and Personality, Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz
Improvers, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

Beat, ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Beat, Tramway, Glasgow

the gonks, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

Sad Sketches, Piper Keys, London

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

Tankini, Cole, London

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects

Yours Truly, Nahmad Contemporary, New York

Against Sun and Dust, Villa Imperiale, Pesaro
Everything Broken Down, Solid Haus, Suffolk
The Double Time of Drawing, Clementin Seedorf, Cologne

L'ombre et la proie (The prey and the shadow), Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris
Every lie has an audience, Marsèll, Milan
Testament, Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, London

Control, Sgomento, Zurich
Tourism, Kunsthaus Glarus

Towner International Inaugural Biennial, Towner Eastbourne
Drawing 2020, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Online Exhibition, The Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

Hello, My Name is Capitalism, Peak Projects, London
Kreislaufprobleme, curated by Anna Gritz (as part of “curated by 2019: Circulation”), Croy Nielson, Vienna
Scenes of the Crimes, curated by Paul Pieroni (as part of “curated by 2019: Circulation”), Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Techniques of the Observer, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Drawing Biennale 2019, Drawing Room, London

Bug Out, Schiefe Zähne, Berlin
Casa Tomada, Mexico City

Chatsubo, Kraupa Tuskany-Zeidler, Berlin
Unruly Relations, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus
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
Being There, Vilma Gold, London
Rough House. A Woodmill & The Glue Factory project conceived by Alastair Frazer, Glasgow International, The Glue Factory, Glasgow

National Gallery II: Empire, CHEWDAY‘S, London
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

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

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

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

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

Selected Screenings

Walther König, Cologne

Animation Beyond Cinema, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Animation Beyond Cinema, National Gallery of Art, Poznan, Poland

Selected Awards & Residencies

2022, Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts Residency, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
2022, Recipient of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2019, Gasworks + Proyecto URRA Residency, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016, Recipient of the Städelschule Portikus e.V Prize, Frankfurt, Germany
2013, Recipient of Elephant trust funding and Arts Council Grants for the arts, UK
2013, Mostyn Open 18 Prize Winner, Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno, UK