Patrick Goddard

Born 1984 London, Patrick Goddard lives and works in London. Graduated from BA (hons) Fine Art, Bath Spa University (2006); MFA Fine Art Goldsmiths University (2011); and PhD Fine Art, from Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University (2019).

Creating sculpture, film, drawing, performance, photography and installation; Goddard's politically loaded and narrative based works undermine themselves with a self-defeating black comedy.

Selected solo exhibitions include Trip to Eclipse, Matt’s Gallery, London (2020); Real Estates, Seventeen, London (2019); Ghost House, The Drawing Room, (Outset commission) London (2018); Go Professional, Seventeen, London (2017); The Hellish Cycle Complete, Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham (2017); Looking for the Ocean Estate, Almanac Projects, London (2016); The Hellish Cycle, Blackrock/Matts Gallery, Gloucestershire (2016); Gone to Croatan, Outpost Gallery, Norwich (2015); and Revlover II, Matt's Gallery, London (2014). Selected group exhibitions include Essex Road 6, Tin Type Gallery, London (2020); The Wasserman Kids, Et al. Ect., San Francisco (2020); Meanwhile, Lower Green, Norwich (2018); The Skin of the Eye, Act I, Vermilion Sands, Copenhagen (2018); Is This It?, State of the Art, Berlin (2017); Zero Recoil Damage, Folkestone Triennial (2017); For & Against, RADAR, Loughborough (2017); The Bullet Returns to Where the Shot Was Fired, House of Ergon, Berlin (2016); and Planned Obsolescence, Miltronic, Moscow (2016).

Awards and Residencies include AHRC funding for Doctor of Philosophy at Ruskin College, Oxford University (2018); The White House, CREATE London, Dagenham (2016); Elephant Trust Grant for production of ‘Operation Paperclip’ (2013); and The Chelsea Arts Club Award and Grant (2011).

Last updated: 22.04.2021

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