biography Tom Dale

1974 (UK) lives and works in London

A former Guardian newspaper ‘Artist of the Week’ writing about his work regularly appears in Flash Art, Art Review, Art Monthly, Time Out, and Dazed & Confused. A Graduate of the Goldsmiths Fine Art MA course in 2006, he recently completed a practice based PhD at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. A recipient of numerous grants and awards his work has been described by British Art show curator and Frieze critic Tom Morton as “An art of excess, carried out with formal restrain.”  His current solo exhibition at the NIMAC, Cyprus, continues in this vein,  presenting an ambitious new body of work which will be followed by new publication documenting his exhibitions there and at the John Hansard gallery, Southampton. It will feature texts by writer and Guardian critic Brian Dillon,  Jon wood head of research at the Henry Moore foundation and Curator and Critic Jennifer Thatcher.   He has forthcomign exhibitions atCentre for Contemporary Art, Christchurch, New Zealand and Museu de Arte de Brasília.

solo exhibitions & commissions

2015

* Black Atolls, NIMAC, Nicosia, Cyprus 

* Volatile Structures, K2, Izmir, Turkey 

2014

* Terminal Blue, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton 

* Department of the Interior, Copperfield Gallery, London 

* Zero is Immense, Aid & Abet, Cambridge 

2012

* Formal Pleasure, CAN, Neuchatel, Switzerland 

2011

* Memorial Drag Strip, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London 

2008

* Kings Island, Plymouth Arts Centre 

* Six Flags, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 

2007

* Template, Union Gallery, London 

2002

* Invertebration, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh 

2000

* Clearing, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw  

group exhibitions

2016

* Art Brussels 2016 - From Discovery to rediscovery, Aeroplastics contemporary booth, Brussels (BE)

* Forever, Bubox Art Centre, Kortrijk (BE

* Prememories, Aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels (BE)

2015

* Trio Biennale, Rio de Janeiro (BR)

* Take You There Radio, Magasin Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble (FR)

* L’Hospice des Mille-Cuisses, CAN, Neuchatel  (CH)

* The Written City - Politics and the production of space - Triennale, Cultuurcentrum, Brugge (BE)

* Humble me, Aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels (BE)

2014

* The Remarkable Lightness of Being, Aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels (BE)

* Obsessive Compulsive Order - Copperfield Gallery, London (UK)

2013

* The Art of Pop Video, FACT, Liverpool (UK)

* ReMap 4 - remap, Athens (GR)

2012

* Triumph of the Will - Fieldgate Gallery, London (UK)

* Terra Mediterranea – In Crisis Exhibition - The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia (CY)

* The Curator's Egg, Altera Pars - Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (UK)

2011

* The art of Pop Video, Museum of Applied Arts, Cologne (DE)

* Please Drive Slowly Through Our Village - Fold Gallery, London (UK)

* Outrageous Fortune - Southend Central Library, Southend-on-Sea, Essex (UK)

* Smoke on the water - Fieldgate Gallery, London (UK)

2010

* UR-NOW: The Ruins of the Contemporary, Whitstable Biennale (UK)

* Dawnbreakers, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (UK)

* Actual Fears / Mixed Gaps & Vertigo - CAN - Centre d'Art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel (CH)

* Smoke On The Water - Aubin Gallery, London (UK)

2009

* Deceitful Moon, Hayward Gallery London (UK)

* Videonale 12, Kunst Museum, Bonn (DE)

* This is the Future Before it Happened, Outpost Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (USA)

* Hooded and Headless, Light Industry, New York City (USA)

* Altered Sequence - E:vent, London (UK)

* Time is a Sausage - DOMOBAAL, London (UK)

* Saxon - Schwartz Gallery, London (UK)

2008

* 13+, Florence Llynch gallery, New York (USA)

* Not Here, Not Now - Plan 9, Bristol (UK)

2006

* Reckless Behaviour, The Getty Museum,  Los Angeles (USA)

* Synthetic horizon - Mains d'oeuvres, Saint Ouen (FR)

* Houses in Motion - Fieldgate Gallery, London (UK)

* The Dream of Reason - Top Flat, London (UK)

2005

* The Law of Large Numbers - Cell Project Space, London (UK)

* CLUB CUBE - Club Culture Festival - Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (PL)

* 13+ - DOMOBAAL, London (UK)

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