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Gordon Cheung
b. 1975
Lives and works in London, UK


Education
2001  Royal College of Art, MA Fine Art Painting, London, UK
1998  Central Saint Martins, BA (Hons) Fine Art in Painting, London, UK

Solo Exhibitions
2019      Gordon Cheung, Galleria Borghese, Rome, Italy (forthcoming)
              Gordon Cheung, Edel Assanti, London, UK (forthcoming)
2018      Gordon Cheung, Galerie Huit, Hong Kong
2017      New Order Vanitas, Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
              Gordon Cheung, The Whitaker, Rossendale, UK
              Unknown Knowns, Edel Assanti, London, UK
2016      Lines in the Sand, Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai, UAE
              Here Be Dragons, Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham, UK
              30 Years of CFCCA: Gordon Cheung, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK
2015      The Abyss Stares Back, Edel Assanti, London, UK
              Breaking Tulips, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK
2014      Gordon Cheung, Art14 with Edel Assanti, London, UK
2012      The Solar Cry, Edel Assanti, London, UK
              Techno Sublime, Touchstones Rochdale, Rochdale, UK
2011      The Light that Burns Twice as Bright, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK
              The Sleeper Awakes, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China          
2010      Altered States, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, USA
2009      Gordon Cheung, ROOM Artspace, London, UK
              Gordon Cheung & Jonathan Seliger, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY, USA
              The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK
              The Promised Land, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA
2008      Wilderness of Mirrors, Galerie Adler, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
              Death By a Thousand Cuts, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK
              The Fall of the Rebel Angels, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK
              Gordon Cheung, Kirkby Gallery, Liverpool, UK
              Technophobia, Harris Museum, Preston, UK
2007      God is on Our Side, Unosunove Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
              Paradise Lost, Laing Art Solo Commission, Newcastle, UK
              The 1000 Yard Stare, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK
              Gordon Cheung: Recent Paintings, Djanogly Art Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
2006      Heart of Darkness, Galeria Thomas Cohn, São Paulo, Brazil
2004      Hollow Sunsets, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, UK
2002      Sprawl, Domo Baal Gallery, London, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019      At Odds, No Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
              The Evolution of Communication, Frank F. Yang Art & Education Foundation, Shenzen, China
2018      Summer Exhibition 2018, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
              Transmission, Galerie Huit, Hong Kong
              The Sky’s Gone Out, Arthouse1, London, UK
              History in the Making, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK
2017      Karachi Biennale 2017, Karachi, Pakistan
              Into the Wild Abyss, RAMM Museum, Exeter, UK
              Young Masters Art Prize 2017, Royal Over-Seas League, London, UK; travelling to The Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, London, UK
              Turkish Tulips, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, Netherlands; travelling to the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, UK and the Horniman Museum, London, UK
              A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, USA
              I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper, Griffin Gallery, London, UK
              Summer Exhibition 2017, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
              Searching For Magic And The Distorted Image Falling From Your iCloud, Dot Project, London, UK
2016      Telling Tales, Collyer Bristow, London, UK
2015      Summer Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
              Vita Vitale, Azerbaijan Pavilion, 56th International Art Exhibition (All the World’s Futures), la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
              Clarks: Rebooted, Design Shanghai; Salone del Mobile, Milan; Frieze New York; London Fashion Week; London Design Festival; Frieze London
              20th Anniversary Exhibition, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK
2014      Show Me the Money: The Image of Finance, 1700 to the present, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK
              Contempo: International Contemporary Art Festival, Varna, Bulgaria
              How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, Pristine Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico
              Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London UK
              Look at Me: Portraiture from Manet to the Present, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, USA
              TIME::CODE, WhiteBox, New York, USA
              New Editions and Acquisitions, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK
              Permanent Contemporary Collection, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, USA
2013     Wild New Territories, Botanical Gardens and Museum, Berlin Germany
              Currents: Recent Art from East Tennessee and Beyond, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, USA
              Wild New Territories, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
              Now Playing Everywhere: A Survey of Social and Political Works from the  Stéphane Janssen Collection, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ, USA
              The Big M ‘On The Precipice’ Tour, ISIS Arts, Newcastle, UK
              Accumulator III, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
              Accumulator II, Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen, Wales
2012      Wild New Territories, Camley Street Natural Park and The Foundling Museum, London, UK; travelled to Berlin-Dahlem Botanical Garden and Botanical
                        Museum, Germany; SFU Galleries, Vancouver, Canada (2013)
              Difference Engine, West Cork Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland
              Immortal Nature, Edel Assanti, London, UK
              Cheer Up,  It’s Not the End of the World, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland
2011      40 ARTISTS - 80 DRAWINGS, The Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Devon, UK
              Future Can Wait, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, USA
2011      John Martin, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK
              John Martin: Painting the Apocalypse, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, UK
              Public Enemy Number 1, Exhibit 320, New Delhi, India
2010      Recent Aquisitions, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, USA
              Press Art: The Annette and Peter Noble Collection, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
              Wasteland, WhiteBox, New York, USA
              We the Artists, National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad & Tobago, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
              Public Enemy Number 1, Exhibit 320, New Dehli, India
              Premio Lissone, Museo d'arte contemporanea, Lissone, Italy
              Reich Sein, Künstlerverein Walkmühle e.V., Wiesbaden, Germany
              Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing, China
              Negotiable Values, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK
              Dazed and Confused Chinese New Year, New Loon Fung, London, UK
              New and Classic works by Eleven Artists, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK
              Superunknown, Edel Assanti, London, UK
2009      PS: Parsing Spirituality, Affirmation Arts, New York, USA
              Projections, Carré d'Art - Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes, France
              Difference Engine, Cake contemporary arts, Kildare, Ireland
              British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel Charity Art Auction, Sotheby's and Louise Blouin Foundation, London, UK
2008      Jerwood Contemporary Painters, Jerwood Visual Arts, London, UK; travelled to Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
              Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, USA; travelled to Mills College Art
                        Museum, Oakland, CA, USA (2009)
2007      Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA
              The Lucifer Effect, Gallery Primo Alonso, London, UK
              Drawing from History: Permanent Collection and Loans, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, USA
              Blood Meridian, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany
              Arrivals/Departures, Urbis, Manchester, UK
2006      Fresh, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, USA
              John Moores 24, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
              Stéphane Janssen: The Collector, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX, USA
              ASU Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, USA
2005      British Art Show 6, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK; travelled throughout UK
              Faux Realism, Royal Academy Pumphouse Gallery, London, UK
2004      Thermo 04, The Lowry, Salford, UK
              Le Petit Paysage, Liverpool Biennale, Liverpool, UK; travelled throughout UK
2003      Yes, I am a Long Way from Home, Nunnery Gallery, London, UK; travelled to Wolverhampton Art Gallery, West Midlands, UK; Herbert Read Gallery,
              Canterbury, UK; Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK
              Intervention, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
              Trans-, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
              ARTfutures, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
2001      CD1, Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK

    
Awards and Residencies
2010      Premio Lissone, award finalist, Museo d'arte contemporanea, Lissone, Italy
2007      Artes Mundi Prize 3, nominee
2006      Braziers International Artists Workshop, residency, London, UK
              deciBel Visual Arts Award, finalist, London, UK
2005      Arts Council England, funds awarded; travelled to Hong Kong and China
              Arts Council of England Individual Arts Award
2004      The BOC Emerging Artist Award, London, UK
              Pizza Express Prospects Prize, finalist
              Jerwood Drawing Prize, finalist, London, UK
              Breathe Residency, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK
2003      Triangle Arts Trust International Artist Fellowship, Gasworks, New York, USA
              VASL Residency, Lahore and Islamabad, Pakistan
              Diffuse Asia, residency, Kyoto Art Center, Japan
              Lexmark European Painting Prize, finalist
2000      Socrates Travel Award; travelled to Berlin, Germany
              John Minton Travel Award; travelled to Paris, France
              TI Travel Award; travelled to Budapest, Hungary
              Paris Studio Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
              The Gilchrist-Fisher Award, finalist
1999      SPACE, residency, Old Street, London, UK
1998      Arte Viva Residency and Competition, First Prize Winner, Painting, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Collections

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, USA

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA

British Museum, London, UK

Central Saint Martins, London, UK

Government Art Collection, UK

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA

Hiscox Collection, London, UK

Hood Museum of Art, NH, USA

HSBC Art Collection

Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, USA

Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN, USA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK

Royal College of Art, London, UK

San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, USA

Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KN, USA

Progressive Corporate Art Collection

UBS Art Collection

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, USA