Andy Harper (b. 1971). Studied Fine Art at Brighton Polytechnic (1990-1993) and the Royal College of Art, London (1993-1995), and Visual Culture at Middlesex University (1997-1999). He is a senior lecturer on the MFA Fine Art programme at Goldsmiths College, London. His practice is predominantly studio-based, but he regularly sites his painting on sculptural or architectural surfaces, including Aspex Gallery (Portsmouth 2010) and Latitude Festival (2012 and 2013 Suffolk). For Merge Festival on the Southbank (2013) he painted a series of fly-posters, influenced by and in dialogue with existing fly-posters on the side of a derelict building in London Bridge. Harper works with galleries in Seoul, London and New York. Select solo exhibitions include those at Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall (2013); The Page Gallery, Seoul, Korea (2011 and 2013); Galerie Morgen, Berlin (2011 and 2014); Danese-Corey Gallery, New York (2009, 2012, and 2016); One in the Other, London (2008); and Patrick Heide Gallery, London (2016). Select group exhibitions include The First Humans, Pump House Gallery, London (2015); John Moores 26, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (2006 and 2010); Now you see it, Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London (2009); East End Academy, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2009); Forces of Nature, Danese Gallery, New York (2009); Pattern Recognition, Leicester City Art Gallery (2009); Wastelands, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall (2009); and The Persecution, One in the Other, London (2009).
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