Selected works by Merlin James

Merlin James
49

1997

Acrylic and mixed media on canvas

46 x 76 cm
Merlin James
Easel Painting

1993

Acrylic and mixed media on canvas

56.5 x 63.5 cm
Merlin James
Emblem

1999

Mixed media on canvas

33.5 x 41.5 cm
Merlin James
House (Mirror)

1994-1996

Acrylic and mixed media on canvas

53 x 60.5 cm
Merlin James
Modern House

1995

Acrylic on canvas

92 x 91.5 cm






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Caroline Achaintre    Rebecca Ackroyd    Markus Amm    Ivan Argote    Dan Attoe    Michael Bauer    Dan Bayles    Anna Freeman Bentley    Emilia Bergmark    Gabriele Beveridge    Gabriella Boyd    Sarah Braman    Bozidar Brazda    Jonny Briggs    David Brooks    Joey Bryniarska    Agnieszka Brzezanska    Peter Linde Busk    Carter    Nathan Cash Davidson    Loz Chalk    Ronin Cho    James Clarkson    Lucy Coggle    Andy Collins    Ana Cvorovic    Ian Davis    Inez de Coo    Nicholas Dedics    Dominic From Luton    Robert Dowling    Stef Driesen    Colden Drystone    Howard Dyke    Ara Dymond    Judith Eisler    Annabel Emson    Ayan Farah    Dee Ferris    Daphne Fitzpatrick    Michael Fullerton    Dmitri Galitzine    Julia Goldman    Elias Hansen    Hilary Harnischfeger    Chris Hawtin    Kati Heck    Patrick Hill    Dan Holdsworth    Phillipa Horan    David Humphrey    Tom Hunter    Florence Hutchings    Jessica Jackson Hutchins    Merlin James    Jacob Dahl Jürgensen    Bernadette Kerrigan    Terence Koh    Alice Könitz    Ulrich Lamsfuss    Liane Lang    Molly Larkey    Paul Lee    George Henry Longly    Juliette Losq    Lake & Evans    Jill Mason    Simon Mathers    Claire McArdle    Ella McCartney    Martin McMurray    Ryan McNamara    Turay Mederic    Robert Melee    Ian Monroe    Kristine Moran    Eduard Moreno    Luisa Mota    Carlos Noronha Feio    Nick Nowicki    William J. O'Brien    Matt O'dell    Marco Palmieri    Selma Parlour    Oliver Perkins    Dustin Pevey    Marius Pfannenstiel    Arthur Prior    Max Prus    Neil Raitt    Sean Raspet    Brian Reed    Halsey Rodman    Jessica Sanders    Hideyuki Sawayanagi    Amba Sayal-Bennett    Lara Schnitger    Maaike Schoorel    Macrae Semans    Jamie Shovlin    Daniel Silver    Agathe Snow    Jeni Spota    Jack Strange    Miriam Sweeney    Shaan Syed    Emma Talbot    Mateo Tannatt    Stephanie Taylor    Adam Thompson    Rafal Topolewski    Ryan Trecartin    Nobuko Tsuchiya    Caroline Walker    John Wallbank    Ben Washington    Chuck Webster    Aaron Wexler    Poppy Whatmore    Julia Whiting    Jenny Wiener    Alexi Williams Wynn    Susanne M. Winterling    Joel Wyllie    John Wynne    Haeri Yoo

Merlin James's Biography

Borm in 1960, Cardiff, Wales
Lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2018
Long Game, OCT Boxes Art Museum, Shunde, China; OCT Art & Design Gallery,
Shenzhen, China

2017
Raucci e Santamaria, Milan

2016
Paintings for Persons, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, New York
To the Present, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Long Game, CCA, Glasgow, UK

2015
Meeting at the Building, Gallery 2, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Genre Paintings, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY, USA

2014
Freestyle, Kunstverein Freiberg, Germany
Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Aanant & Zoo, Berlin, Germany
In Penombra, Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy

2013
Signal Box, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Sex Paintings, OHIO, Glasgow, UK
Merlin James, Parasol Unit, London, UK
Painting, Galerie les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France

2012
2012 In the Gallery, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
New Paintings, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2010
Frame Pantings, Mummery + Schnelle, London

2008
Pantings, Mummery + Schnelle, London
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

2007/8
Paintings of Buildings, Sikkema Jenkins, New York

2008
Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Brussels
Painting to Painting, New York Studio School, New York (curated by David Cohen)

2006
Sikkema, Jenkins and Co, New York
Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

2005
Sea, Kerlin Gallery , Dublin

2004/5
Vitamin Arte Contemporanea, Turin

2004
Easel Painting, Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, touring to
BayArt Gallery, Cardiff

2003
Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
The Middle Distance, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

2002
Galleria Ceribelli, Bergamo
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York

2001
Hoffmann Gallery, Paris
Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

1998
Wooster Gardens (Brent Sikkema), New York

1997
Francis Graham Dixon Gallery, London
Critical Pictures, Andrew Grant Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art

1996
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
Critical Pictures, Picker Gallery, Kingston University

1995
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
Standpoint Studios, London

1992
Eagle Gallery, London

1991
Albermarle Gallery, London


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2018
Painting Amongst Other Things, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University,
Canberra

2017
Material Life, The Goma, Madrid, Spain
Park, Holly’s Gallery, Guangzhou & Hong Kong (co-presented by Kerlin Gallery)
Il Paesaggio Invisible, Rauchi e Santamaria, Naples

2016
The Public Body .01, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
Cuts, Shapes, Breaks and Scrapes, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK
Ghosts of Other Stories, The Model, Sligo
Towards Night, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK

2015
Out There, Thataway, CCA Derry, Derry, Northern Ireland
basal, Aanant & Zoo, Berlin, Germany
Vital Signs: 12 London Artists, Clifford Chance, London, UK

2013
The Parergon and The Gutter, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Room and its Inhabitants, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
Inevitable Figuration, Museo Pecci, Prato, Italy
Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
Picture Show, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, UK
SS Blue Jacket, KARST, Plymouth UK

2012
A Bucolic Frolic, Mummery+Schnelle, London, UK
One Night Stand, Goat Major Projects, Cardiff, Wales; Trade Gallery, Nottingham, UK
The Big Picture, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY, USA
Interior Visions, Colby College Art Gallery, Waterville, ME, USA
The Man Don’t Give..., Motorcade/Flash Parade, Bristol, UK
Les Misérables, OHIO, Glasgow, UK
Broken/Window/Plane, curated by John Yau, Tracy Williams Gallery, New York, USA

2011
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
Between My Head and My Hand..., PNCA Feldman Gallery, Portland, OR, USA
White Columns Benefit Auction, New York, NY, USA

2010
Long, Long Gone, Leo Koenig, New York
Le Tableau, Cheim and Read, New York
Self-Consciousness, Veneklasen Werner, Berlin
Another Country, Estorick Collection, London
Building on a Cliff, Sikkema Jenkins, New York
Southside Studios, Glasgow, UK

2009
Doppo Gobbo, Fuxia Gallery, Milan, Italy
New Ideas in Abstraction, APSU, Clarkesville, Tennessee, USA
Nudes, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Turps: Part Two, Galleria Marabini, Bologna

2008/9
21: Selections of Contemporary Art from the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

2008
In Drawing, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
Re-opening Annual, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2007
And so it goes, artists from Wales at the 52nd Venice Biennale

2006
What We Lost in the Fire, Transition Gallery, London
Faces of a Collection, Kunsthalle Mannheim

2005
Short Stories About Painting, Michael Richardson Contemporary Art, London
(curated by Jeffrey Dennis.)
Seeing Things, Galleria Fabjbasaglia, Rimini (curated by Davide Ferri)

2004/5
Direct Painting, Kunsthalle, Mannheim

2004
Contemporary Painting, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine (curated by Alex Katz)
Sidelonging, 117 Commercial Street, London (curated by Andreas Leventis)
On the Edge of Real, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
The Five Corners of Painting, artconnection, Lille (curated by Jane Lee)
No Particular Place to Go, APT Gallery, London (curated by Mary McLean)

2003
Lazarus Effect, Prague Biennale, Veletrzni Palac, Prague (curated by Helena Kontova, Luca Beatrice and Lauri Firstenberg)
Yes! I am a Long Way from Home, Wolverhampton Art Gallery; The Nunnery, London; Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland; Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury. (curated by Roger Kelly and Bob Matthews)
Dirty Pictures, The Approach, London

2002
Andrew Mummery Gallery at Felixleiter Raum für Kunst, Berlin (with Michael Fullerton and Alex Pollard)
Closer, Standpoint Gallery, London. (curated by Peter Jones)
The Embarkation for Cythera, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

2001/2
Please use space provided, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

2000/1
Painters Painting, The Approach, London
Is Not Enough, VELAN, Turin

2000
Re-grouping, The Nunnery, London and Stephen Lacey Gallery, London
Brent Sikkema, New York
River Deep Mountain High, Cooper Gallery, University of Dundee (curated by Kelly Taylor)

1999
Another Country, Brent Sikkema/Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren, New York
Don’t Smoke in My House, 134 Kingsland Road, London
Art First, London
East International (curated by Peter Doig), Norwich Gallery, Norwich
Stephen Lacy Gallery, London
River Deep Mountain High, Gallery Westland Place, London (curated by Kelly Taylor)
Drawings, Thomas Korzelius Gallery, New York (with James Hyde and Joe Fyfe)

1998
Raum, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna,
Grand Valley State University, Michigan, USA
Painting, Wooster Gardens (Brent Sikkema), New York

1996
Connaught Brown, London
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London

1995
Royal College of Art, London

1994
Kapil Jariwala Gallery, London

1993
Delsol et Innocenzi, Paris

1990
Albermarle Gallery, London