S u p p l e m e n t




Steve Bishop


2008: MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London

2006: BA Hons Fine Art, Kingston University

Solo Exhibitions

2012: Buildings are Heavy, Supplement, London
2011: The Myth of Fingerprints, Galerie Koal, Berlin
2010: ><><, Gallery Vela, London
Sheer Fatigue, Christopher Crescent, London
2009: Instant Distance / Distant Instance, Outpost, Norwich
Some Thing to Believe in, Pianissimo, Milan
2008: Simply Read, Supplement, London


2011: Performance Anxiety (curated by Nicolas Djandji) Stadium, New York, NY
Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town, Christopher Crescent, London
Young London, V22, London
Common Room (curated by Christopher Crescent), Pianissimo, Milan
Off Site, Rod Barton, London
Stuart Bailes, Steve Bishop, Jost Münster, Margini Arte Contemporanea, Tuscany
Studio Artists Group Show, Woodmill, London

2010: 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
Grammar See (curated by Jessica Watts), Rod Barton, London
Something Left Undone, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva
There is no solution because there is no problem, Art Sheffield Fringe, Sheffield
The Devil's Necktie, The Woodmill, London

2009: Ventriloquist, Timothy Taylor, London
Grey Matter, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Unheimlich, The Nunnery, Bow Arts Trust, London

2008: Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Liverpool, London
V22 Presents: The Wharf Road Project (with Supplement), London
The Culture Clash, Working Rooms, London
The Enigma of William Tell and Other Tales, The Agency, London

2007: Bloomberg New Contemporaries, London, Manchester
S1/Salon Season 4 , S1 Artspace, Sheffield (screening)


2009 - 2011 (ongoing): Curates and publishes the biannual paper Mono

Awards / Misc:

2012: Artists Unlimited Residency - Bielefeld, DE
2011: The Elephant Trust - grant for Mono project
2011: Reuben Mackintosh - travel bursary
2010: Converse/Dazed Emerging Artist Award - competition finalist - London, UK
2007: Villiers David Trust - research & travel grant


2012: Frieze, Martin Herbert, "Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town", Issue 114, Jan/Feb 2012, p.136 (review)

2011: Art Review, Oliver Basciano, "Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town", Oct, p. 106 (preview)
Rhizome.org, Orit Gat, Artist Profile, Nov (www.rhizome.org)
Modern Painters, Coline Millard, "Why Young London Works", Oct, p.86 (review)
Baku, William Alderwick, "Watch This Space", Autumn, p.86
Despite Moments of Clarity There is No 'Ism' in This Book: 100 New Artists, edited by Francesca Gavin,
Laurence King, London (pub.)
Saatchi Gallery in Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia, Australia (cat.)

2010: Mousse blog, Samara Aster, "Steve Bishop at Galeria Vela", Sep, (www.moussemagazine.it)
Library of Babel, Zabludowicz Art Projects, London (cat.)
Newspeak: British Art Now, Booth-Clibborn Editions, London (cat.)
Dazed Digital, William Oliver, "Converse Shortlist: Steve Bishop", July, (www.dazeddigital.com)

Art Vehicle, "Steve Bishop in conversation with Jack Vickridge", #48, Mar, (www.artvehicle.com)
Grey Matter, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh (cat.)

2009: Made in Wonderland, Thom O‘Nions, "It used to go like that, and now it goes like this", Copenhagen,
#10, Sep, p.128-130
Flash Art (Italian Edition - review), Marco Tagliafierro, Apr/May, p.105

2008: Art Monthly, Pryle Behrman, "Liverpool Biennial: New Contemporaries", #321, Nov, p.29 (review)
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008, edited by Bev Bytheway and Eileen Daly, London (cat.)

2007: Art Monthly, David Barrett, "New Contemporaries 2007", # 310, Oct (review)
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2007, edited by Bev Bytheway and Eileen Daly, London (cat.)

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