Alex Hartley (b.1963, West Byfleet) lives and works in Devon. Graduated from Foundation Course at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts (1984); BA Hons at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts (1987); and MA at the Royal College of Art (1990). He was commission winner for Compton Verney (2017-2022); won the Coal Prix Arts Foundation Award (2015); the National Trust for Scotland Artist in residence ST. Kilda (2013). Hartley also participated in Artists Taking the Lead, Cultural Olympiad (2012); was winner of the Linklaters Commission, Barbican, London (2005); and winner of Sculpture at Goodwood ART2000 Commission Prize, London (2000). Select solo exhibitions include The Houses, Victoria Miro Gallery, London (2018); After You Left, Victoria Miro Gallery, London (2016); The World is Still Big, Victoria Miro Gallery, London (2011); Leeds Metropolitan Gallery, Leeds (2008); Edinburgh Art Festival Exhibition, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2007); Outside, Distrito Cuatro, Madrid (2003); Galerie Ulrich Fiedler, Cologne (1998); and Galerie Gilles Peyroulet, Paris (1995). Select group exhibitions include Zero point of orientation. Photography as a location in the room, DZ Bank AG, Frankfurt (2019); Nowhere, Yokohama Triennial, Yokohama (2017); Transparency, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (2016-2018); Misbehaving the city, Blaffer Museum, Huston (2014); Buildering Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (2014); ARCTIC, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek (2013); Focal Points: Art and Photography, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (2012); and The Ship—The Art of Climate Change, Natural History Museum, National Conservation Centre Liverpool Biennale, Liverpool (2006).
Last updated: 07.02.2019