BIOGRAPHY

Philip Gurrey was born in York, Yorkshire in 1984. He completed his undergraduate degree in Painting and Printmaking from the Glasgow School of Art in 2007 and went on to complete his Masters of Letters Degree with distinction in 2012. He was awarded the PULSE prize in New York in 2008 given to emerging artists of distinction. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, the Mark Moore Gallery in Los Angeles and the Pippy Houldsworth Gallery in London. He has work in the Fondation Francès collection in Senlis, France and the Mercer Art Gallery collection in Harrogate. More recently he has exhibited at the Dr Guislain Museum in Ghent, Belgium and as part of Glasgow International Arts Festival. Philip also works as a visiting lecturer and tutor.

EDUCATION

2012 - MLitt Painting/Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art

2007 - BA(Hons) Painting/Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art

CURRENT & FORTHCOMING

2017 - Material Matters, The Fitzrovia Gallery, London (with Charles Gurrey)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 - Under-Mined, Macrobert Art Center, University of Stirling

2015 - Starting Point, Glasgow Open House Festival, Glasgow (with Samantha Madonik)

2013 - Philip Gurrey, Galeri X, Rungsted Kyst, Copenhagen

2013 - POP, DWF Festival of Art, Leeds

2012 - Responding to the Beeston Series, BasementArtsProject, Leeds

2011 - Untitled, The Houldsworth Gallery, London

2010 - The Stations of the Cross, St Andrews Church, London

2010 - The Beeston Series, BasementArtsProject, Leeds

2009 - The Action of Looking, SWG3, Glasgow (with Teresa Brown)

2008 - Philip Gurrey, Madder139, London

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 - Ceremonia, Tat Art Barcelona, Spain

2017 - Reportrait, Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham

2017 - Ceremony, No. 20, London

2017 - Friends Forever: 25 Years of the Friends of the Mercer Art Gallery, Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

2016 - Millstone Grit Poetry into Art, Bank Street Arts Centre, Sheffield  

2016 - The Workings, Glasgow International, Glasgow

2016 - Exquisite Corpse, Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, (Project coordinated by artist James Sayer)

2015 - Mask, Galeri X, Rungsted Kyst, Copenhagen

2015 - Victoria Foundry, Possil Clay Pits, Glasgow

2015 - Radiophrenia, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow

2015 - Hair Salon, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

2015 - What Floats Your Boat, Firhill Basin, Glasgow

2014 - On Site, Possil Clay Pits, Glasgow

2014 - Magnitude Seven, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati

2014 - Erotika, Galeri X, Rungsted Kyst, Copenhagen

2014 - Remasterpiece, Altered Esthetics, Minniapolis

2014 - New Lights, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

2013 - Støj, Bryggergaaden 1-21, Copenhagen

2013 - War and Trauma, Museum Dr Guislain, Ghent

2013 - New Lights, Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

2013 - Erotica +/- Us, Glue Factory, Glasgow

2012 - Stigmates, Fondation Frances, Senlis, Paris

2012 - MLitt, University of Helsinki, Helsinki

2012 - MLitt, Bermondsey Project Space, London

2012 - 52 Degrees, The Old School House, York

2011 - Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena

2011 - Atelier Prag, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

2010 - Selected Artists, The Houldsworth Gallery, London

2009 - Small Faces, 108 Fine Art, Harrogate

2009 - Threadneedle, Mall Galleries, London

2009 - DACS 25, Kowalsky Gallery, London

2008 - Ultrasonic III, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles

2008 - Scope Art Fair, London

2008 - Next Art Fair, Chicago

2008 - PULSE Art Fair, New York

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PRESS

2015 - Myrto Katsimicha: The Fascination with Self Image, Art:i:curate, 08/10/2015

2014 - Alexandra Beresford: Philip Gurrey, Aesthetica Magazine, 18/08/2014

2014 - Jane Durrell: Thinking Small has Big Results art Manifest, City Beat Magazine, 11/06/2014

2013 - Sean Wright: Philip Gurrey Interview, Level25 Art Journal, 11/12/2013

2012 - James Scofield: Philip Gurrey Interview, Wet Paint magazine, 07/05/2012

2012 - Sam Casey: Painter’s Post-7/7 project on show in Leeds, Yorkshire Post, 06/04/2012

2010 - Before Pilate: Jesus is Condemned to Death, Church Times, 03/03/2010

2009 - Artist Profile Philip Gurrey, DACS 25 Magazine, 01/04/2009

2008 - Vici MacDonald: New Work Philip Gurrey, Art World, 01/08/2008

2008 - Philip Gurrey: Madder139, Art Review, 01/07/2008

2008 - Jessica Chaney: Philip Gurrey, Apollo Art Magazine, 01/07/2008

2007 - Richard Clayton: All the fun of the Art Fair, The Sunday Times Culture, 19/08/2007

PUBLICATIONS

2016 - Assemble, Kunsthandverk, Nr. 136, Oslo

2016 - British Culture After 9/11, Teesside University, Middlesbrough

2014 - The State of Art, Representation and Abstraction vol. 2, Barehill Publishing, Worcestershire

2014 - Improvising Logics, Grafters Quarterly, Bergen

2013 - Writing and Indifference, Bergen & Glasgow

2011 - Placebos for Art, Behring Institute for Medical Research, Amsterdam

2009 - The Sienese Shredder, The Genfell Press, New York

EXHIBITION PUBLICATIONS

2017 - Reportrait, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham

2017 - Ceremony, no 20 Arts, London

2014 - Manifest 2014, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati

2014 - Aesthetica Art Anthology 2014, York

2011 - Five Ways of Seeing, The Stations of the Cross, Paperback Publications, London

SELECTED TEACHING

2016 - Visiting Tutor, MLitt Program, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2015 - Creative Facilitator, FreshCreations, Clydebank, Scotland

2014 - Visiting Lecturer, British Culture After 9/11 conference, Teesside University, Middlesbrough

2012 - Visiting Lecturer, Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole, Copenhagen University, Denmark

2012 - Visiting Lecturer, School of Fine Arts, Teesside University, Middlesbrough

2012 - Guest Speaker, CoLab, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2012 - Guest Speaker, Pecha Kucha VII, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2010 - Visiting Lecturer, BA(hons) Program, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2009 - Visiting Lecturer, BA(hons) Program, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2009 - Visiting Tutor, A-Level Art, York College, York