Steven Claydon (b. 1969) currently lives and works in London. He studied at Chelsea School of Art & Design and Central Saint Martins, London. He was nominated for the inaugural Hepworth Prize in 2016. In 2017 he will present a solo exhibition at the Common Guild, Glasgow. He has exhibited internationally, with major exhibitions including Analogues, Methods, Monsters, Machines, Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève (2015); The Fictional Pixel and The Ancient Set, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (2015); Culpable Earth, Firstsite, Colchester, UK (2012); MonPlaisir...Votre Travail.., La Salle de Bains, Lyon, France (2011); Golden Times, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (2010); and The Ancient Set and The Fictional Pixel, Serpentine Pavilion, London (2008). He curated (with Martin Clark) The Noing Uv It, at Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway (2015); Strange Events Permit Themselves The Luxury of Occurring, at Camden Arts Centre (2007). Select group exhibitions include The Persistence of Objects, Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore (2015); Film London Jarman Award 2014, Whitechapel Gallery, London, and CIRCA Projects, Newcastle upon Tyne, (2014); Period Room, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2014); Aquatopia, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK (2013, travelling to Tate St Ives); Indifferent Matter: From Object to Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (2013); SOUNDWORKS, Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2012); Various Stages - Bedingte Bühnen, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany (2012); We Will Live, We Will See, The Zabludowicz Collection, London (2011); and British Art Show 7: In the Days of the Comet, at venues in Nottingham, London, Glasgow and Plymouth (2010-11). Claydon’s work is held within public and private collections including Haus der Kunst, Munich; Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich; Rennie Collection, Vancouver; Saatchi Gallery, London; Tate, London; and Zabludowicz Collection, London. Claydon is represented by Sadie Coles HQ, London.
Last updated: 23.02.2017