Lucy Skaer

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    Untitled (Black Drawing), 2015 Industrial Sharpie pen and pencil on Fabriano Artistico Super-white paper in three parts. 171 7/8 × 165 3/4 in. 436.6 × 421 cm Courtesy the artist and Grimm Gallery

Lucy Skaer (b. 1975, Cambridge, UK) lives and works in Glasgow, UK. Skaer studied for her BA Honors Fine Art at the Environmental Art Department, Glasgow School of Art. Awards and residences include the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award (2016); Hammer Museum Residency, Los Angeles, US (2016); Villa Medicis Residency, Rome, Italy (2015); Résidence - Atelier Calder, Saché, France (2013); and Location One International Fellowship, New York, USA (2010). Nominations include the Prix Canson (2016) and the Turner Prize (2009). Select solo exhibitions include Sentiment, Peter Freeman Inc., New York, USA (2018); Available Fonts, Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria (2018); Una Casa Más Pequeña (A smaller house), Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico (2017); Past Shows, GRIMM Frans Halsstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2017); One Remove, Witte de With Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2016); Exit, Voice and Loyalty, Tramway, Glasgow, UK (2013); and A Boat Used As A Vessel, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2009). Select group exhibitions include Now Wakes the Sea: Contemporary art and the ocean, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland (2017); The Other Dark: Tacita Dean, Jeremy Millar, Nashashibi/Skaer, Sirius Arts Center, Ireland (2017); Generation: 25 years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, The Hunterian, Glasgow, UK (2014); Art Under Attack – Histories of British Iconoclasm, Tate Britain, London, UK (2013); Spies in the House of Art: Photography, Film and Video, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA (2012); and Watercolour, Tate Britain, London, UK (2011).

Last updated: 20.06.2018


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