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Jane Simpson


Born in London, 1965
Lives and works in London


1990 - 93 Royal Academy Schools, London, Postgraduate Diploma
1985 - 88 Chelsea School of Art, London, BA Hons, Fine Art Degree

Residencies and Awards

2001 Artist in residency, The Shoreditch Town Hall Trust, London
2000 Professor, Konsthögskolan, Stockholm
1999 IAPSIS fellow to Göteborg, Sweden (based in Valand School of Art)
1998 - 99 Visiting Professor, Kunstakademi, Trondheim

Solo Exhibitions
2011 A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, Four All Saints, London
2008 My Inheritance and Other Bloody Tales, Gering & López Gallery, New York
2006 still, Still Llife, Galería Javier López, Madrid
2005 A Three Way conversation with myself, New Art Centre Sculpture Park & Gallery, Roche Court, Salisbury
2004 Tableau, CAC - Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga
Somewhere (between freezing and melting) there lies passion, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
2003 En algún lugar (entre el hielo y el deshielo) se encuentra la pasión, Galería Javier López, Madrid
2002 Fresh, fresher, Gagosian Gallery, London
2001 One in the Other, London
2000 Asprey Jacques, London
Fresh, Galería Javier López, Madrid
Stenashalle, Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Göteborg, Sweden
1999 It only takes a minute (to reach a natural high), Norrtälje Konsthall, Sweden
1998 Folly, The Approach, London
1996 Material Girl, Laurent Delaye, London
1994 Jane Simpson Invites You, Marc Jancou Gallery, London
1993 Eager to Please, Jibby Beane Gallery, London

Colective exhibitions

2012 Gravity and Disgrace: Rachel Howard, Jane Simpson and Amelia Newton Whitelaw, Blain | Southern, London
2011 Aphasic Disturbance, Chelsea space, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
2010 The House of Fairy Tales -exquisite trove, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn; Millenium, St. Ives, Cornwall
Keep Me Posted, East London Post Office, London
The Gathering Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Arts Council collection, Wakefield
2009 Horn of Plenty, Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London
The White Show, PM Gallery & House, London; curated from Arts Council collection by Caroline Douglas
Meltdown Flowers East, Kingsland Road, London
The Sculpture Show V22 at The Almond Building, London
2008 ARTfutures 2008, Bloomberg Space, London
Long Distance Information, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka
Passed as Present, York Art Gallery, York
In Pieces, 39 Myddleton Square, EC1, London
2007 Kissing Cousins, curated by Jane Simpson and Sarah Staton, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Weather Report (Art and Climate Change), Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Canary Islands
ART futures, Bloomberg Space, London
Gail Wigley Window Box, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
2006 Sensory Material, Bonhams Art House, Bonhams Auctioneers, New Bond Street, London
Baroqueism, Royal Academy Schools Gallery, Hornsey, London
Transitional Objects - Contemporary Still Life, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Passionate Collectors, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
2005 Water without you I am not. Thoughts of a Fish in the Deep Sea, 3rd Valencia Biennial
Still Life - Naturaleza muerta, Arte Contemporáneo Británico y Peruano, MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima
Out of the Ordinary, The Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh
telltail, Ewha Art Centre, Seoul
still, with Michael Bevilacqua and George Condo, Gering & López Gallery, New York
Still Life With, Kate MacGarry Gallery, London
2004 Daddy Pop (the search for art parents), Anne Faggionato Gallery, London, curated by Jane Simpson and Sara Staton
MacDuff Interiors, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
XS - An Invitational Exhibition, FA Projects, London
Summer Group Show, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
2003 Tekhne, The Buena Vista Building, Miami, Florida
Put Out More Flags, Sutton Lane, London
In Good Form, Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, London
Vice, Henry Peacock Gallery, London
2002 Four Women and One Pregnant Man, Galleri MGM, Oslo
Melodrama. Lo excesivo en la imaginación posmoderna, Artium, Vitoria; travelling to Centro José Guerrero, Granada and MARCO, Vigo
Still Life, British Council, curated by Ann Gallagher; Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile; Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas; Carrillo Gil, Ciudad de México; Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Botogá; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Panamá; Museo de Arte Moderna, Guatemala; Nitero, Río de Janeiro
2001 Stitched Up, the Politics of Fashion, Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Boomerang, Collector’s choice, Exit Art, New York
Not What It Seems, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, United Kingdom
The (Ideal) Home Show, Gimpel Fils, London
The Happy Face of Globalization, I Ceramics Biennial in Contemporary Art, Albisola, Italy
Royal Academy Summer Show, Invited Artist Room, Royal Academy of Arts, London; curated by Peter Blake
Counter (2), AVCO, London
The Language of Things, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, United Kingdom
At Home, Lennon Weinberg Inc., New York
2000 Soft Core, Joseph Hellman Gallery, New York
Candy, Who’s Afraid of Visual Candy?, SCP, Shoreditch, London
1999 Old Man Said Follow the Van, The Rosemary Branch Theatre, London
Think twice, OMR Gallery, México D.F.
Sensation (Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection), Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Omaggi, ottraggi, Glaudia Gian Ferrari Arte contemporanea, Milano
Officina Europa, GAM - Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologne, curated by Renato Barilli
1998 Sensation (Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection), Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
Clean and Sane, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
Here to stay, Arts Council Collection, purchases from the 1990s, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth; Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris
From Within, Juliet Trieste, Italy, curated by Paolo Cecchetto
Kettle Blue, Galerie Beaumont, Luxemburg
1997 Three Artists (with Michael Landy and Simon Perriton), Habitat Store, Manchester
Invited, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York
Sensation (Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection), selected by Norman Rosenthal, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Berlin and New York
Clean and Sane, Edsvik Konsthall, Sweden; Galerie F15, Moss, Norway
Home, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St. Albans, United Kingdom
Liz Arnold, Jane Simpson and Daniel Sturgis, The Approach Gallery, London
Sarah Staton’s Superstore De Luxe, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; Cornerhouse, Manchester; Up+Co, New York
1996 Reternity, The National Museum of Sweden, Stockholm
Plastic, Richard Salmon Gallery, London; Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, United Kingdom; Walsall City Museum of Art, Walsall, United Kingdom
Sad, Gasworks, London
1995 My darling Ciccolina, Last Order Gallery, London
Just Do It, Cubitt Gallery, London, curated by Stefan Kalmar
Now Wash Your Hands, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, United Kingdom; Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Northumberland, United Kingdom
Hello, Andrehn - Schiptjenko Gallery, Stockholm
1994 Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, Serpentine Gallery, London, curated by Damien Hirst; travelling to Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki; Hannover Kunstverein; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Portalen Museum, Copenhagen
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Falklands House, London
Domestic Violence, Gio Marconi, Milano, curated by Alison Jacques
1993 Royal Academy Summer Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London
Riverside Open Exhibition, Riverside Studios, London

Public collections

Arts Council of England
British Council Collection, London
CAC - Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga
Celebrity Cruises M. V. Millennium, Miami, Florida
Colección Ciudad de Pamplona
Contemporary Art Society, London
The Cranford Collection, London
CUBITT Artists, London
Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection, London
Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, Washington
Saatchi Collection, London
Tate Britain, London

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