Lucy Skaer

Born 1975 in Cambridge, UK
Lives and works in Glasgow, UK

Education

1993-1997

BA Hons Fine Art, Environmental Art Department, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, GB

Residencies and Scholarships

2016

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US

2015

Villa Medicis, IT

2013

Résidence - Atelier Calder, Saché, FR

2010

Location One International Fellowship, New York, US

2007-2008

Laurenz House Foundation Residency, Basel, CH

2005-2006

Scottish Arts Council Studio Residency, New York, US

2002

NIFCA Network North Residency, Faroe Islands, DK Wellcome Trust Sci - Art Grant, London, GB

2000-2001

Scottish Arts Council Amsterdam Studio Residency, Amsterdam, NL

Awards

2016

Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award

Prix Canson (nomination)

2009

Turner Prize (nomination)

2002

Beck’s Futures (nomination)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

Solo exhibition

Peter Freeman Inc., New York, US (forthcoming)

2017

Solo Lucy Skaer

KW Institute for Contemporary Art (forthcoming)

La Chasse

MRAC, Serignan, FR (forthcoming)

Past Shows

GRIMM Frans Halsstraat 26, Amsterdam, NL

Past Shows

GRIMM Keizersgracht 241, Amsterdam, NL

2016

Leonora

Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, UK

One Remove

Witte de With Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL

2015

Lucy Skaer, Sticks and Stones

La Salle de Bains Hors les murs, Musée gallo-romain de Lyon Fourvière, FR

Random House

Peter Freeman Inc., New York, US

Sticks & Stones

Murray Guy, New York, US

2014

Lucy Skaer (with Paolo Scheggi)

Cortesi Contemporary, Lugano, IT

2013

Exit, Voice and Loyalty

Tramway, Glasgow, UK

Lucy Skaer: MONDAY 8.4.13...

YALE UNION, Portland, US

Lucy Skaer: A Proposal for Mount Stuart 2013

Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Scotland, UK

Force Justify

CAB, Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, ES

2012

Force Justify, Part 3

Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, AT

Force Justify, Part 1 & 2

Tulips & Roses, Brussels, BE

Scene, Hold, Ballast: David Maljkovic and Lucy Skaer

Sculpture Center, New York, US

Harlequin is As Harlequin

Murray Guy, New York, US

2011

Film for abandoned projector

Pavilion, Leeds, UK

Blanks and Ballast

Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, FR

2010

Rachel, Peter, Caitlin, John

Location One, New York, US

2009

A Boat Used As A Vessel

Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, CH

2008

Catch This

Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK

Lucy Skaer

The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

The Siege

Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

2006

Art Statements

Art 36 Basel, CH

2004

The Sound and the Screen

Schnittraum, Cologne, DE

The Opaque

Doggerfisher, Edinburgh, UK

The Problem in Seven Parts

Counter, London, UK

2001

Like A Circle in a Spiral

Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

Incorporated!

5e edition des Ateliers de Rennes – biennale d’art contemporain, Rennes, FR

Leonora Carrington / Lucy Skaer

Leeds College of Art, UK

Prix Canson

The Drawing Center, New York, US

Every Purpose

P-exclamation, New York, US

The Secret Life of Images

Kunstverein Freiburg, DE

Riddle of the Burial Grounds

Kunsthal Antwerpen, Antwerp, BE

2015

The Biography of Thing

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, AU

The Parliament of Things

Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Sculpture in the Close

Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

The Third Person

Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, MX

Periodic Table

Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK

The Registry of Promise: The Promise of Literature

Soothsaying and Speaking in Tongues, De Vleeshal, NL

2014

Generation: 25 years Contemporary Art in Scotland

The Hunterian (Art Gallery), Glasgow, UK

Sequence 5

Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, US

Someone Like Me

Murray Guy, New York, US

2013

Art Under Attack-Histories of British Iconoclasm

Tate Britain, London, UK

Suicide Narcissus

The Renaissance Society, Chicago, US

9th Bienal do Mercosul

Porto Alegre, BR

ARCHEOLOGIA

FRAC Bretagne, Rennes, FR

Tradition with William Oorebeek, Lucy Skaer and Christopher Williams

Marres, Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, NL

Catch as Catch Can

Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, US

Lucy Skaer

Simone Subal Gallery, New York, US

2012

Spies in the House of Art: Photography, Film and Video

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, US

Reflexion und Einfühlung

KAI 10, Raum für Kunst, Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, DE

La vie des Formes

Les Abbatoirs, Toulouse, FR

A Common Feeling

GB Agency, Paris, FR

2011

Dwelling

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, US

Watercolour

Tate Britain, London, UK

Three Stones in the City of Ladies, curated by Elisa Kay

Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham, UK

Color Pattern Yellow Danger

Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, SE

Young Art from the Collection

Kunsthaus Zürich, CH

2010

Another Face: works from the Arts Council Collection

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Prendre la porte et faire le mur

FRAC Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Marseille, FR

For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn't there

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, US

Intensif-Station

K21, Kunst Sammulung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf, DE

Leopards In The Temple

Sculpture Center, New York, US

MOON STAR LOVE

Marcelle Alix, Paris, FR

Elles

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR

2009

Turner Prize 2009

Tate Britain, London, UK

2008

Concrete Shadows

The Changing Room, Stirling, UK

Lucy Skaer and Gabriel Vormstein

Galeria Maisterra Valbuena, Madrid, ES

2007

Scotland & Venice

52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, IT

New Work UK: You and Me, Screening curated by Polly Staple

Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Es (the above I)

Catalyst Arts, Belfast, UK

Cube at An Tuireann

Portree, Isle of Skye, UK; toured to Jarnac, FR; Cairo, EG; Ichinomiya, JP; Bovlingberg, DK

La femme de nulle parte, - Anita Di Bianco, Sophie Macpherson and Rosalind Nashashibi curated by Lucy Skaer

Doggerfisher, Edinburgh, UK

2006

If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution

De Appel, Amsterdam, NL

Momentum

Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, NO

Minor Characters (with Anita DiBianco)

Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, CH

Art Statements

Art Basel 06, Basel, CH

2005

The Music of the Future

Gasworks, London, UK

Great Value (II)

Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, DE

The British Art Show 6

Baltic, Gateshead, UK, and touring

Platform for Art

London Underground, London, UK

The world, abridged

Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK

2004

Edge of the Real: a painting show

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK

2003

Zenomap

Gagosian, London, GB

Beck’s Futures

ICA, London and CCA, Glasgow, UK

Two-person show (with Hanneline Visnes)

Isabella Brancolini Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT

Soft Sun Down

Doggerfisher, Edinburgh, UK

2002

A Hundred Flowers, A Hundred Birds, A Hundred Children In Late Spring and Early Summer (with Hanneline Visnes)

CCA, Glasgow, UK

The Best Book About Pessimism I Ever Read

Braunschweig Kunstverein, Braunschweig, DE

1999

Swift

Temporary public artwork, commissioned by Visual Arts Projects, Glasgow, GB