Derek Curtis

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1967                 Born in Slough, England.
1997 - 2000       BA(Hons) Fine Art, Surrey Institute of Art and Design
2000 - 2002       Guest Student of Professor Timm Ulrichs, Kunstakademie Münster, Germany
2002                Woo Foundation Graduate Bursary
2004                General Art Award, Arts Council of England

Solo Exhibitions

2013                   Time Waits For No One, Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany (Cat)

2011                The Magic Kingdom isn't working, Art Workspace Gallery, Hempel Hotel , London
2010                The Hunt, Charle Dutton Gallery, London

2009                Animal Magic, Galerie Ruth Leuchter, Dusseldorf, Germany

                       Enchanted Garden, Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany (Cat)
2008                Galerie Schuster (With Charlotte Hopkins-Hall), Berlin, Germany
2006                Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany
2005                The Enchanted Wood, Spainen 19C, Aarhus, Denmark
2004                Romantikitsch (With Guy Heyden), Gallery 47, Bloomsbury, London
2003                False Hope, Wewerker Pavillon, Münster, Germany (Cat)


Group Exhibitions / Art Fairs  (Selection)

2012                Scriptorum, Galerie Goltz, Essen, Germany

2011                BMW KunstAdventKalender, Berlin and Cologne Germany

                      Open Studios, 2nd floor Studios, Woolwich, London
                      Index 11, Kunst Raum, Essen , Germany
                      Sculpture Works, Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany
                      Heartlands, Great Brampton House, Hereford
2010                Sustainability, Hammerson PLC, London
                      Hazard Perception, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London
                      Index 10, Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany
                      KIAF, Seoul, South Korea
                      Highlights zur Kulturhauptstadt, Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany

2009                Art Chicago, Chicago, USA

                      Animals-Contemporary Visions, Nave Gallery, Turin, Italy (Cat)
                      Index 09, Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany
                           The Figure Show , Jill George Gallery, London
                      Art Toronto, Toronto, Canada
                      20/21 International Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London

                      London Art Fair, London

2008               20/21 International Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London

                      Quattro x Quattro, Vernice Art Fair, Forli, Italy ( Cat)

                           Summer Journey, Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany

2007               239th Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London (Cat)

                     Du Liebes Tier,Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany
                     Progression, Ferreira Projects, London
                     Climate of Change, 235 Union St, London
2006               Scope London, London
                           What's for Dinner?, Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, Barnet (Cat)
2005               The Bestiary (Artists included David Hockney and Paula Rego), Jill George Gallery, London
                           Zoo-A-Logicial, Knapp Gallery, Regents Park, London
                     Creekside Open, APT Gallery, London.
                          Ground for Designs, Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, Barnet
2004               Signals, Crystal Palace Triangle, London
                     Contemporary Exhibition of Surrealist Art, BAG Gallery, Brighton
                           I like looking at pictures, Waterloo Gallery, London
2003                Pinned to the Wall, Gallery 402, New York
                      Sex And Crime, Kunst Raum, Essen, Germany
                      Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, BAC, London
2002                Open Exhibition, Café Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London
                      Skulpturegarten zur 9. Domagkatelier-Eröffnung, Munich, Germany
                      Meisterschüler in Westlälischen Schlössern 2002, Kunsthaus, Bocholt, Germany (Cat)
                      Network AD, Candid Gallery, Islington, London
2001                Platzhalter, Galerie Sohle 1, Bergkammen, Germany (Cat)
                      Verkommene Söhne Missratene Töchter, Kunstakademie Münster, Germany
                      Torbay Art Festival, Torre Abbey, Torquay
                      The Graduate Show, Jelly Leg'd Arts Centre, Reading
2000                3 Grands Worth of Mistakes, Orbit House, Blackfriars Road, London
                      Koipoo, The Nunnery, Bow, London
                      Artery, Antrium Gallery, Whitleys, London
                      Released, Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Farnham

Curated Exhibitions

2012                 The English Way, Aubin Gallery, London (with Craig Pratick Edwards)

2011                 Heartlands, Great Brampton House, Hereford (with Craig Pratick Edwards)

Artists : Craig Barnes, Derek Curtis, Craig Patrick Edwards, Dmitri Galizine, John Goto, Stephen Harwood, Guy Heyden,Daniel Kelly, Alana Lake, Simon Roberts, Susan Stockwell, Lex Thomas, John Timberlake and Stephen Walter.




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