C.V.

MATTHEW DONNELLY

 B, 1982, lives and works in Scotland.

Education

2014-2015

M.Litt Fine Art Practice- Sculpture

The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2006-2010

BA (HONS) Fine Art- Environmental Art

The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

Upcoming Exhibitions

2012

  • Doune the Rabbit Hole festival, Scotland
  • Kunstraum Liska, Leipzig

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012

  • GOLD, Performance Night 2, Market Gallery, Glasgow
  • Superconductor, NewBridge Space, Newcastle

2011

  • Kandinsky in Govan: Art, Spirituality and the Future, The Pearce Institute, Glasgow
  • The Wonders of the Invisible World (part 1), Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
  • Love Made Easy, Ironbratz, Glasgow

2010

  • Best of the Degree Shows, Pentagon Centre, Glasgow
  • Degree Show, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
  • Eyebrow Says Relax, The Barnes, Glasgow

2009

  • Circus of Desire, Pharmacy Studios, Glasgow
  • Beyond Drag, SH[OUT] documents, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

 2008

  • Fuck for Forest, Hillhead Street Gallery, Glasgow

Performances

2012

  • GOLD, Performance Night 2, Market Gallery, Glasgow

2010

  • Spirit of the Drum, Garnethill Park, Glasgow
  • Spirit of the Drum, Glasgow Social Centre, Glasgow
  • Samhain, Woodlands, Glasgow
  • Yule, Garnethill Park, Glasgow
  • Shaman’s Apprentice, The Barnes, Glasgow
  • We Walk Among You, Beyond Drag, SH[OUT] documents, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

2009

  • We Walk Among You, Fuck for Forest, Hillhead Street Gallery, Glasgow
  • Grrrowl, Ashton Lane, Glasgow
  • Fortune Teller, Circus of Desire, Pharmacy Studios, Glasgow
  • Fortune Teller, Mc Lellan Galleries, Glasgow
Public Art

2008/2011

  • Scratching the Surface, various locations, Glasgow

Community Projects

2012

  • Art & Spirituality workshop at Carrying the Fire, The Dark Mountain Festival, Wiston Lodge, Biggar

 2011

  • Creative Director of Reclaiming Christmas, an event commissioned by Govan Together, Govan Folk University, Glasgow
  • Social Sculpture workshop and exhibition curation, Kandinsky in Govan: Art, Spirituality and the Future, A Centenary International Conference on the Ideas Expressed in Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky (1911), The Pearce Institute, Glasgow
  • Kitchen Installation and reminiscence project, Govan Together, Glasgow

Commissions

2012

  • Painted Timeline commissioned by Centre for Human Ecology for Govan Together, Glasgow

2011

  • Creative Direction, Exhibition, Installation/Set, Performances, Reclaiming Christmas, Glasgow
  • Logo and e-flyer design for Kandinsky in Govan: Art, Spirituality and the Future, Glasgow
  • Installation/set for Govan Together, Glasgow
  • Remaking of Horses and Fortune Teller for Wonders of The Invisible World (Part 1), The Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
  • CD artwok/design for Birlinn, produced by the Galgael Trust, Glasgow
  • Restoration of historic gravestones, Muirkirk Old Churchyard Cemetery, Muirkirk
  • Ice-cream cart mural, private commission, London

Curatorial Projects

2011

  • Curator of Reclaiming Christmas Exhibition, The Pearce Institute, Glasgow
  • Curator of the Galgael Exhibition for Kandinsky in Govan: Art, Spirituality and the Future, A Centenary International Conference on the Ideas Expressed in Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky (1911), The Pearce Institute, Glasgow

2009

  • Joint curator of Circus of Desire, Pharmacy Studios, Glasgow

Publications

2011

Reviews:Exhibitions, Art Monthly, September, 2011

This Weeks New Exhibitions, The Guardian, Sat 9th July 2011

2010

Review of The Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, New Blood Art, newbloodart.com

Awards

2006-2010

Leverhulme Trust Scholarship

 

 

 

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