Simon Gales

  • Artwork:
  • 2016- 2014- 2000- 1986-

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    Education

    • 1985 - 1988

      Goldsmiths College - BA (First Class Honours)

    • 1983 - 1985

      Ipswich School of Art - B/TECH DIPLOMA (Distinction)

    Solo Exhibitions and Projects Summary

    • 2019

      Simon Gales 'Off Limits', The Factory, Factory Fifteen, London

    • 2016

      Residency 'From Gravity To Light', Caroline Wiseman Modern & Contemporary, Aldeburgh, UK

    • 2014

      De Goldsmiths a Aujourd'hui - Espace Ap-Art, Perigueux, France

    • 2003

      Simon Gales, The Bruton Street Gallery, London

    • 2001

      Simon Gales, The Bruton Street Gallery, London

    • 1999

      Simon Gales, The Bruton Street Gallery, London

    • 1990

      Suspending The Time (with Brian Falconbridge) Jill George Gallery, London

    • 1990

      Art On The Underground, display of 6000 printed posters, London

    Group Exhibitions and Projects Summary

    • 2019

      Simon Gales, Jane Harris, Jiri Kratochvil - Les Ambassadeurs, l'Artboretum, Argenton sur Creuse, France

    • 2019

      Alive In The Universe, 1 minute films, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, 58th Biennale, Venice

    • 2019

      FDAC Collection 2018, Espace Culturel François Mitterrand, Perigueux, France

    • 2018

      Art Brussels, The New Art Centre, Roche Court, Belgium

    • 2017

      London Art Fair, Caroline Wiseman Modern & Contemporary, London

    • 2014

      Invitation for 3 Work Installation, Orwell Park, Nacton, Suffolk

    • 2008

      Quatre Artistes, 6 work installation, Chateau d'Excideuil, France

    • 1998

      Selected works, (OW& Co Fine Art), Gallery 27, Cork Street, London

    • 1997

      A New Beginning, Offer Waterman & Co., London

    • London Art Fair, Offer Waterman & Co., London

    • 1996

      Ten British Artists Exhibition, Waterman Fine Art, London

    • London Art Fair, Offer Waterman & Co., London

    • 1995

      London Art Fair, Waterman Fine Art, London

    • 1994

      London Art Fair, Waterman Fine Art, London

    • 1992

      Cabinet Paintings - Hove Museum & Art Gallery, Sussex

    • Cabinet Paintings - The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery & Museum, Swansea Wales

    • 1991

      Modern Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture, Christie's, London

    • Cabinet Paintings - Gillian Jason Gallery, London

    • 1990

      A Spiritual Dimension - Wolsey Gallery, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, The Arts Council

    • A Spiritual Dimension - Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, The Arts Council

      Los Angeles International Art Fair, Jill George Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

    • 1989

      A Spiritual Dimension - Peterborough City Museum & Art Gallery, The Arts Council

    • A Spiritual Dimension - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry The Arts Council

      (Norman Adams, Craigie Aitcheson, Felicity Allen, Andrew Bick, Brian Falconbridge, Simon Gales, Anthony Green, Kaori Homma, Vanessa Jackson, Tess Jaray, Michael Kenny, Bob Law, Paul Neagu, Carl Plackman, Roderick Tye, Carel Weight, John Wood)

      Christie's New Contemporaries, The Royal College Of Art, London

    Open Exhibitions

    • 2006

      Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy Of Art, London

    • 2005

      Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy Of Art, London

    • 1993

      Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy Of Art, London

    • 1992

      Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy Of Art, London

    • 1991

      Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy Of Art, London

    Collections and Reproductions

    • Art for the Underground, London Underground
    • The Victoria and Albert Museum, Museum Of Childhood, London
    • London Transport Collection
    • The Robert Holmes A Court Collection, Perth, Australia
    • The Ipswich Collection, Colchester and Ipswich Museums
    • Fonds Departemental d'Art Contemporain (FDAC) collection Dordogne
    • Accenture PLC
    • Numerous Private collections worldwide

    Bibliography, Press, Television & Radio

    • 2017

      'Artist Simon Gales sets up his work "Gravity Pull" at London Art Fair 2017', Getty Images.

    • 2016

      'Turps Banana A rush Hour Conversation with Simon Gales' Turps Banana art magazine issue 16.

    • 2014

      'La "Sensitive" peinture de Simon Gales' interview by Agnes Vallee, Dordogne People Magazine, Mai.

    • 2011

      'Simon Gales In Focus' review by Mary Rose Beaumont Art of England. February.

    • 'Critics Choice' The Times. February.

      'Thumbnails' Simon Gales Review by Nicholas Usherwood Galleries Magazine. February, 4.

    • 2008

      'Simon Gales'. Edward Lucie-Smith, The Spectator. February, 2.

    • 2003

      'Simon Gales'. Text by Simon Corbin, Millers Guide For Pictures, Page 44.

    • 2001

      'Simon Gales'. review by Nicholas Usherwood. Galleries Magazine. February, 1.

    • 2000

      'Simon Gales'. Review. The Artist. June.

    • 'Gales' work adds to summer's fine climate in London' review of art London Dealers Diary, July, 8.

    • 1996

      'Choice'. Nicholas Drake. The London Evening Standard. June, 9.

    • 1995

      'Ten British Artists'. The London Evening Standard Magazine. October, 13.

    • 1994

      'Le talent d'un peintre anglais'. C Claire. Sud Ouest. December, 24.

    • 1993

      'Gales at the Academy'. Terence Hawes. Boardroom. June.

    • 1992

      'Review'. Daniel Farson. The Mail on Sunday. January, 5.

    • 1991

      'Small scale works bring recognition for artist'. Allan Cocksedge. East Anglian Daily Times. November, 23.

    • 1990

      'Critic's Choice'. John Russell Taylor. The Times. September, 28.

    • 'Choice'. Londoner's Diary The London Evening Standard. September, 19.

      'Wide Angle : A Spiritual Dimension'. Anglia TV. January.

      'Tube display for Suffolk Painter' The Mercury. February, 2.

    • 1989

      'TV Interview'. Christies New Contemporaries. The Late Show. March.

    • 'A Spiritual Dimension'. Robin Stemp. Arts Review. March, 24.

      'Art Under The Hammer'. Review by Richard Cork. Telegraph Weekend Magazine. February, 11.

      'Art Market'. Review by Geraldine Norman. The Independent. March, 16.

      TV News Report Christies New Contemporaries'. BBC Evening News. March.

    • 1988

      'Kaleidoscope'. Brian Sewell. BBC Radio August.

    Reviews/Essays written by Simon Gales

    • 2018

      Jane Harris Out There Eagle Gallery, London, review by Simon Gales for Saturation Point editorial magazine