JEFFREY DENNIS at ART SPACE GALLERY- CV
Jeffrey Dennis
 
1958

Born in Colchester, England in 1958
  1976 - 1980 Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art (BA Hons Fine Art 1980)
  1991 - 1997 Tutor in Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, University of Oxford,
  2000 - Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, London
  Lives and works in London.
WORK IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Arts Council of England

Leeds Art Gallery

British Council New School, New York City
British Standards Institution Saatchi Collection
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
East Contemporary Collection; Swindon Museum & Art Gallery
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris Tate
Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei Unilever PLC
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Shadows Cast Stones Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei
2015 Ringbinder Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
2008 Extracts from the Log Art Space Gallery, London
2006 New Paintings Art Space Gallery, London
2003 A Crisis of Connections Art Space Gallery, London
1999-2000 Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
1994 Anderson O'Day Gallery, London
1993 Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York
Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
1991-2 Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
1990-1 Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York
Iain Pattie Associates, London
1988-9 Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York
1987 Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York
1986 Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Galleria Salvatore Ala, Milan
1985 Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York
1984 Galleria Salvatore Ala, Milan
1983 Tom Allen Centre, London
1979 Five Dryden Street Gallery, London
University of Essex, Wivenhoe, Essex
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019

Made in Britain: National Gallery of Poland, Gdansk, Poland

2018

C. R. McBerny: Zwinglistrasse 4, 10555 Berlin ; Central Library, Manchester
Contemporary Masters from Britain
:
Yantai Art Museum, Yantai, China; Artall Gallery, Nanjing; Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing; Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts Museum
A New Vision of Printmaking
: Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei; Chelsea College of Arts; Universidad Complutense Madrid

2017

Contemporary Masters from the East of England: The Cut, Halesworth
As You Change So Do I: Luton

2016

ING Discerning Eye Exhibition: The Mall Galleries
In This Soup We Swim: Kingsgate Workshops, London
The Green Ray: Wilkinson, London

2015

Home and the World: Holburne Museum  

2014

Do You Believe in Angels? Mo_Space Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines; Equator Art Projects Gilman Barracks, Singapore
Change at Crewe: The studio, Llandudno, Wales

2013

long they look, and deeply: Satis House, Belfast   

2012

Temples 2 the Domestic: Clifford Chance, London
Doubt:  Contemporary Art Space, Riverside, California USA
Dear Lynda: Chelsea Space
8+1=16: Chelsea Futurespace
Luna Park: Lion & Lamb Gallery, London
The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012: Jerwood Space, London
244th Summer Exhibition Royal Academy of Arts, London
The Perfect Nude, Wimbledon College of Art, London 

2011

The London Group Open Exhibition, London,
243rd Summer Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Flashback: celebrating 25 years: Art Space Gallery, London
Jerwood Drawing Prize: Jerwood Space, London; Summerfield Gallery, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham; South Hill Park, Bracknell; Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen); DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery, Durham

2010

the Lynn Painter Stainers Prize Exhibition, Painters’ Hall, London ; W. H. Patterson Gallery, London
Misfits: 7 British Painters abroad: GalerieDS, Heusden-Zolder, Belgium
Thousand Yard Stare: Art Space Gallery, London

2009

Gli anni Ottanta, Il trionfo della pittura, De Schifano a Basquiat: Arrengario and Serrone    della Villa Reale, Monza, Italy
The Northern Print Biennale, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
241th Summer Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London

2008

Precious Things: High Lanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland
240th Summer Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London
same as it ever was, Painting at Chelsea 1990 – 2007, The Arts Gallery & Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

2007 Eastinternational 2007: Norwich Gallery/Norwich School of Art & Design
2006 Drawing from Turner, Tate Britain
Winter Journey: 2006 at Art Space Gallery, London
2005

Short Stories about Painting: Art Space Gallery, London
237th Summer Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London  

2003 Fifteen Years: Art2003, London
The Divine Comedy: Art Space Gallery, London
2002 Fresh Windows: Two-person show with Jungah Lhee; Suwon City Youth Culture Centre, Suwon, South Korea;
Paintings in Hospitals: The Saatchi Gallery at Underwood Street, London
From the Saatchi Gift: Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
2001 Showcase: Chelsea College of Art & Design at the Former Royal Army Medical College, Millbank, London
First RWA Open Painting Competition: Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Summer Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Collection:Selection: Middlesbrough Art Gallery
1998-2002 Drawing Distinctions: Twentieth-century Drawings & Watercolours from the British Council Collection:
Centre for Arts, Penang, Malaysia (7 Aug - 10 Sept 98)
Timmins Museum & NEC, Timmins, Ontario (1 Dec 99 - 15 Jan 2000);
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba (6 Feb - 26 Mar 00);
Prairie Art Gallery, Grand Prairie, Alberta (1 Jun - 15 Jul 00;
Yukon Art Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon (15 Aug - 30 Sep 00);
Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia (12 Dec 00 - 14 Jan 01);
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia (23 Jan - 9 Mar 01);
Nizhny Novgorod, Museum of Fine Arts, Russia (22 Mar - 25 Apr 01);
Milton Keynes Art Gallery, UK (25 Sep­ 4 Nov 01);
Castle Museum, Nottingham, UK (8 Dec 01 ­ 27 Jan 02)
1998-2001 Secret Victorians: a Hayward Gallery National Touring Exhibition:
Firstsite, Colchester (17 Oct - 5 Dec 98);
Arnolfini, Bristol (12 Dec 98 - 31 Jan 99);
Ikon, Birmingham (10 Feb - 4 Apr 99);
Middlesbrough Art Gallery (1 May - 26 Jun 99);
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery (3 Jul - 15 Aug 99);
Armand Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles (20 Sep 99 - 2 Jan 00),
the Fabric Workshop & Museum, Philadelphia (25 Jan - 7 Apr 01)
2000 as it is: Ikon Gallery, Birmingham James Rielly - Jeffrey Dennis - Pat O'Connor - Sophie Von Hellerman - Markus Vater: Timothy Taylor Gallery,
1999 John Moores Exhibition 21: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
1998 Artfutures: the Contemporary Arts Society at Art98, London
La Collection: Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
A Cloudburst of Material Possessions: Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
1997 Drawing Distinctions...: Berkeley University, California
Pheonix Museum, Arizona
1996 Satellite: Scottish Arts Council Travelling Gallery, Scotland
1996 New Voices: Work from the British Council Collection:
National Theatre Gallery, Bucharest Cultural Centre for the Municipality of Athens;
Cultural Centre for the National Bank of Greece, Thessaloniki;
Russian Museum, St Petersburg; The Museum, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia;
Galeria Mesta Bratislava, Slovakia; Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague;
Museum of Modern Art, Skopje, Macedonia
Satellite: Scottish Arts Council Travelling Gallery, Scotland
Culford Press Anniversary Portfolio Exhibition: the Charleston Gallery, Charleston
1995-7 Home and Away: Internationalism and British Art 1900 - 1990: Tate Gallery, Liverpool
1995-6 The Question of Scale: Gosport Museum, Gosport; Evreham, Iver; Bedales Gallery, Steep ; the Winchester Gallery, Winchester School of Art; Arnolfini, Bristol
1995 New Voices...: Kulturhistorisches Museum, Magdeborg, Germany; Sala de Veronicas,
Murcia; Pescadera Vieja - Sala de Arte, Jerez, Spain
Culford Press Anniversary Portfolio Exhibition: Eagle Gallery, London
1994 Worlds in a Box: City Art Centre, Edinburgh; Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
New Voices...: Centro Culturel Galileo, Madrid; Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao; Centre d'Art Sante Monica, Barcelona
1993 John Moores Exhibition 18: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
New Voices...: Izmir State Painting and Sculpture Museum; Ankara State Fine Arts Gallery; Taksim Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
1992-3 New Acquisitions: Tate Gallery, London
New Voices...: Musée National d'Histoire et d'Art, Luxembourg; Centre de Conférences Albert Borschette, Brussels
1992 Northern Adventures: Camden Arts Centre and St Pancras Station, London
1991 A View of London: Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
Out of Limbo: Fundacion Luis Cernuda, Seville, Spain
1990 Sign: New Academy Gallery, London
The Theory and Practice of Small Painting: Anderson O'Day Gallery, London
The British Art Show: McLellan Galleries, Glasgow; Leeds City Art Gallery; Hayward Gallery, London
1988 Figuring Out the Eighties: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Inside/Outside: Castle Museum, Nottingham
Object & Image: City Museum, Stoke-on-Trent
1987 Comic Iconoclasm: Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
1986 Force of Circumstance: P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York
Correspondentie Europa: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Jeffrey Dennis, Alan Green, Alison Wilding: Third Eye Centre, Glasgow
Small Format: Lang & O'Hara Gallery, New York
A Look at Painting: R.C. Erpf Gallery, New York
Prospect 86: Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Sur Les Murs: Fondation Cartier, Jouy-en-Josas, France
1985 Walking and Falling: Plymouth Arts Centre; Kettle's Yard, Cambridge; Interim Art, London
Between Identity & Politics: Gimpel Fils Gallery, London; Darlington Arts Centre, Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York
Summer in the City: Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Anniotanta: Galleria dell'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
Nuove Trame dell'Arte: Castello Colonna, Gennazzano, Italy
1982 New Art Platform 2: Midland Group, Nottingham
1981 Jeffrey Dennis/Peter Symons: Bedford Way Gallery, Institute of Education, London
1980 Whitechapel Open: Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
SELECTED REVIEWS
2017 Robert Mead Turps Banana # 18  July
2015

Robert Clark The Guardian Guide  July 25
Zara Worth This is Tomorrow Oct 8

2008 Aidan Dunne   The Irish Times  October 1
2003

Barry Schwabsky ArtForum October  
Sue Hubbard The Independent  July 15

1999 John McEwan Sunday Telegraph October 3
1997 Ian Hunt Art Monthly December
William Feaver the Observer November 9
1995 Martin Holman the London Magazine February
1994 Debra Bricker Balken Art in America June
Josune Saiz Egin May 4
James Hall the Guardian March 28
William Feaver the Observer March 27
Adrian Searle Time Out March 23-30
Olga Spiegel La Vanguardia March 19
Peter Slatin Artnews February
1993 William Feaver the Observer October 24
Ian Hill the Irish Times February 20
1992 William Feaver the Observer October 11
1991 Tony Godfrey Art in America April
Ingrid Schaffner Arts Magazine April
Faye Hirsch Tema Celeste March
Roberta Smith The New York Times January 11
The New Yorker January 14
1990 Tony Godfrey The Burlington Magazine September
Andrew Graham-Dixon The Independent January 30
1989 Margaret Moorman Artnews March
Arts Magazine April
Roberta Smith The New York Times January 13
1987 Barry Schwabsky Flash Art May
Matthew Collings and Stuart Morgan Artscribe March
Desa Philippi Artscribe March
Stuart Morgan Vogue January
1986 Lynne Cooke Flash Art October
William Feaver The Observer June 22
Giancinto di Petrantonio Fash Art April
Nancy Grimes Artnews April
Stuart Morgan Artscribe February
Barry Schwabsky Arts Magazine February
Sarah Kent Time Out January 30
1985 Angela Vetesse Flash Art April
1984 Sarah Kent Time Out June 7 - 13
Mog Johnstone Art Line June
1982 Irene McManus The Guardian September 15
Derek Carruthers Arts Review September 10
Catalogues published for solo exhibitions
2017 Ringbinder; pub Slimvolume & Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, ISBN 9781910516058
2008

Jeffrey Dennis – Extracts from the Log: pub. Art Space Gallery; ISBN 9780955872327

2003

Jeffrey Dennis - A Crisis of Connections: Art Space Gallery; ISBN 0952850249

1993

Jeffrey Dennis: Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland;  ISBN 0907797733

1991 Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, USA
1988 Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York
1986 Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Selected publications for group exhibitions/collections
2017

Contemporary Masters from Britain: 80 British Painters of the 21st Century:  ISBN 9781543281620

                            
2011

Flashback: celebrating 25 years: Art Space Gallery, London; ISBN 9780956307255

2010

A Thousand Yard Stare: A role for drawing in contemporary painters' practice:
Art Space Gallery, London  essay by Jo Melvin

2009

Gli Anni 80 una prospecttiva italiana Silvana Editoriale;Text by Marco Meneguzzo   ISBN 9788836615322

2008

same as it ever was, Painting at Chelsea 1990 – 2007: University of the Arts London text by Clyde Hopkins, David Ryan and Matthew Collings   ISBN 9781906203153

           
2007

Eastinternational 2007: Norwich Gallery/Norwich School of Art & Design;  ISBN 1872482872

2005

Short Stories about Painting:Art Space Gallery, London  ed. Jeffrey Dennis   ISBN 095496232X

2002 Fresh Windows: Suwon City Youth Culture Centre, Suwon; co-authors Jeffrey Dennis/Colin Cina, ed Jungah Lhee
2001 Collection:Selection: exhibition pamphlet; pb. Middlesbrough Art Gallery
co-authors Jeffrey Dennis/Keith Bridgewood/Sue Arrowsmith, ed Julia Bell
2000 as it is: Ikon Gallery, Birmingham - text by Claire Doherty/Michael Prior/Jonathan Watkins (pp.42-45)
The Saatchi Gift to the Arts Council Collection: Hayward Gallery Publishing - text by Ann Jones, Julia Risness & Isobel Johnstone
1999 John Moores Exhibition 21: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside
Secret Victorians: Hayward Gallery Publishing
1998 Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain - text by Hervé Chandès/Grazia Quaroni
1997 John Moores Exhibition 20: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside
Drawing Distinctions: Twentieth-century Drawings & Watercolours from the British Council Collection: British Council, London
1995

A Question of Scale: Southern Arts Touring Exhibition - text by Rebecca Fortnum
New Voices: British Council, London
Culford Press Anniversary Portfolio: Culford Press,

1994 Worlds in a Box: South Bank Centre, London
1993 John Moores Exhibition 18: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside
1992

Northern Adventures: Camden Arts Centre, London
New Voices: Work from the British Council Collection: British Council, London
The Saatchi Gift: Tate Gallery, London

1991 Out of Limbo: Fundacion Luis Cernuda, Seville
A View of London: Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
1990 The Theory and Practice of Small Painting: Anderson O'Day Gallery, London
The British Art Show: South Bank Centre, London
1988 Figuring Out the Eighties: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
1987 Comic Iconoclasm: Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
1986 Prospect 86: Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt - text by Peter Weiermair
Correspondentie Europa: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1985 Anniotanta: Mazzotta, Italy - text by Achille Bonito Oliva
Nuove Trame dell'Arte: Electra, Italy - text by Achille Bonito Oliva
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