Rhys Coren (b.1983, Plymouth, UK) lives and works in London. Studied Art & Visual Culture at UWE, Bristol; and postgraduate program at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Working across painting, animation, sound and text, his work takes influence from music, experimental and abstract film, cartoons, poetry, people, story-telling, subculture and design. He is the co-founder of Opening Times. Residencies include Project Space 11 Artist Residency, Plymouth, UK (2011); TactileBOSCHE Artist Residency, Cardiff, Wales, UK (2010); International Studio Curatorial Program Residency, New York City, USA (2009); Room13 Residency - Harclive Primary School, Bristol, UK (2009); and Venice Agendas, Venice, Italy (2009). Select solo and two person exhibitions include Whistle Bump Super Strut, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK (2017); click, click, click-clap-click, galeriepcp, Paris, France (2016); If We Can Dance Together, Jerwood Project Space, Jerwood, London, UK (2014); Four to the Floor, Horatio Jr., London, UK (2014); Beat the Box, Loz Chalk and Rhys Coren, Corfu, London, UK (2013); Apparel & Ornament: A research project by SPACE and Rhys Coren, SPACE, London, UK (2013); and The Man Who Knew Too Little, Rhys Coren and Jack Newling, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK (2012). Select group exhibitions include Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London, UK (2017); Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight), J Hammond Projects, London, UK (2017); Walled Gardens in an Insane Eden, Marcelle Joseph @ Sara Zanin, Rome, Italy (2017); Beyond the Cartoon, Cassina Projects w/Artuner, New York, NY, USA (2016); Cuts, Shapes, Breaks and Scrapes, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK (2016); and Royal Academy Schools Degree Show, Royal Academy, London, UK (2016).
Last updated: 16.03.2017