James Scott Brooks

James Scott Brooks (b. 1974, Exeter) lives and works in London. Studied at Chelsea College of Art. Awards include the artist/curator development grant by the Art Council of England; and two British Council travel bursaries. Brooks was selected to write and deliver a paper on Contemporary Drawing for the publication and symposium Drawing: The Future at The National Gallery, London; and was selected for the Contemporary Art Society’s ART Futures 2007, Bloomberg SPACE, London. Select solo exhibitions include Lands, Tyson Raum, Cologne (2019); Selected works Vol XI, Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin (2018); The Archivist, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2016); Geometra. Monika Bobinska/ Canal Projects, London (2016); Facts & Fictions, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2013); Reporter, Platform A, Middlesbrough (2013); The Information Exchange, Domo Baal, London (2012); Mass, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt (2011); Folks, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2011); Staged & Screened, 126 Gallery, Galway (2011); XI Times, Trinity Projects, London (2010); and Translations, Monika Bobinska, London (2008). Select group exhibitions include The World exists to be put on a postcard, The British Museum, London (2019); Should I stay or Should I go?, Patrick Heide, London (2019); Monocromi, Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin (2018); Floating Urban Slime/Sublime, Miyauchi Gallery, Hiroshima (2018); The Colour and the Shape, Patrick Heide, London (2017); DR/OP: Beyond Boundaries, Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore (2017); Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2017); Collettiva di Lavori su Carte e Disegni, Spazio 22, Milan (2017); British Drawing, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an (2016); Wish you were here?, MAC, Birmingham (2015); Data, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester (2015); and Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2015). His works are held in private and public collections including The British Museum, London; University of the Arts, London; Staedel Museum, Frankfurt; David Roberts Collection, London; Frank Williams Collection; Rolf Ricke Collection; Geraldine Gottesman Collection; and Thaddaeus Ropac Collection, Salzburg.

Last updated: 10.02.2021


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