Simon Periton (b. 1964, Kent, UK) lives and works in Bath and London. Studied at Central St Martin’s School of Art. Select commissions include public sculpture projects for Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, University of Oxford; firstsite, Colchester, Essex; Channel Four; and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Select solo exhibitions include Resistance is Fertile, Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, UK (2015); Celestial Agriculture, New Art Centre, Roche Court, Salisbury, UK (2015); The Rose Engine, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK (2013); The Asbo Mystery Play and other public works/ The Gild The Lily Files, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2011); and Spirits of Salt, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2009). Select group exhibitons include The Peculiar People, Focal Point Gallery, Essex, UK; Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); Regenerate Art, Kunstverein Muenchen, Munich (2014); 5 Pancras Square, Swiss Cottage Gallery, London (2014); Red, White and Blue, CHELSEA space, London (2012); Dikeou Collection / Artspace exhibition swap, Artspace, San Antonio TX, USA (2012); The Hepworth Wakefield: A Celebration Backbone: Modern British Sculptors, NewArtCentre, Roche Court, Salisbury, UK (2011); Undone: Making and Unmaking in Contemporary Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (2010); The Term (Reality), Paul Stolper Gallery, London (2010); The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, UK (2010); E&K Arts Launch Collection (“the Exhibition”), Sotheby’s, London (2010); Scherenschnitte Kontur pur, Museum Bellerive, Zürich, Switzerland (2009); The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, Tate St Ives, St Ives, UK (2009); Directions, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy (2009); and Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2009). He is represented by Sadie Coles HQ, London and The Modern Institute, Glasgow.
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