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SIMEON BARCLAY

b.1975, Huddersfield, UK



Education

2014
MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London

2011
PG Diploma in Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

2010
B.A. (Hons) Fine Art [1st Class], Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds



Solo Exhibitions

2017
Art Now: Simeon Barclay, The Hero Wears Clay Shoes, Tate Britain, London, UK

2016
They Don't Like It Up 'Em', Cubitt, London, UK

2015
Where Did It All Go Wrong, Dam Projects, London, UK
Mans Not Ready, Set The Controls For the Heart Of The Sun, Leeds, UK

2009
Input=Output, Project Space, Patrick Studios, Leeds, UK



Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Exit, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, BE
Houses Are Really Bodies, Cubitt, London, UK
On Longing, Arcadia Missa, New York, NY
Wagstaff's, Mostyn, Llandudno, WAL

2016
Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
General Studies, Outpost, Norwich, UK
Opensource, Gillet Square, London, UK
Playing By The Rules, Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK

2015
A British Art Show, New York, USA
The Feast Wagon, The Tetley, Leeds, UK
True Players, W139, Amsterdam, NL
You think the only people who are people, are the people who look like you. But if you walk in the footsteps of a stranger, you learn things you never knew you never knew, Two Queens, Leicester, UK

2014
MFA Fine Art Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, London, UK

2013
Wu Tang Killa Beez, BlipBlipBlip, Leeds, UK
To-morrow or Today, Soscastoa, Gent, BE
To-morrow or To-day, Mexico Project Space, Leeds, UK
Contemporary Figuration, Gallery Q, Copenhagen, DK
Interim Show, Goldsmiths College, London, UK

2012
Beaten Black, Blue, Red, Green & Gold, Cardiff, UK
Glamourie, Project Space Leeds, Leeds, UK

2011
Final Show Post Graduate Diploma, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
Lives and Works, Limazulu, London, UK
My Space, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK

2010
Plaza Principle, Leeds Plaza, Leeds, UK
One of Those Platonic Solids Existing Somewhere Out In The Ether Of A World Of Ideal Form, Enjoy, Unit 22c, Mabgate, Leeds, UK
Graduate Show, Bloc Project, Sheffield, UK
Watchamacalit, The One Offs Project, Leeds, UK
Leeds Metropolitan Fine Art Degree Show, Leeds, UK
Collection Continued… The Private Gallery of Rachel Carter and Harry Meadley, Mabgate, Leeds, UK



Awards and Commissions

2016
Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme

2015
A Jolly Lament in Four Movements Concerning A Hamlet By The Sea, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK
Master Class, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK



Curatorial Projects

2010
Curator/Program Director The One Offs Project, Leeds, UK

2009
Salver, Group Exhibition, Old Broadcasting House, Leeds, UK
Variable Dimensions, Group Exhibition, Old Broadcasting House, Leeds, UK



Publications

2017
Artworks London, Lauren Velvick
Art Monthly, Tom Emery, #403 (profile)

2016
Artforum Critic's Picks, Philomena Epps
Frieze, Playing By The Rules, Eleanor Clayton, #179 (review)
The Feast Wagon, The Tetley

2015
Art Monthly, Feast Wagon, Tom Emery, # 392 (review)
Corridor 8, Feast Wagon, Lara Eggleton (review)
Corridor 8, Mans Not Ready, Hatty Nestor (Review)
CVAN, A Jolly Lament in Four Movements Concerning A Hamlet By The Sea, Jack Welsh (review)
Times Education Supplement, Lost and Found: Echoes of Britain's Black Voices, Alan Rice
The Catlin Guide