Untitled Document Contacts

Born 1969 Darlington, Co. Durham, UK
Lives and works in London

 

Education

1991-93

 

Royal College of Art, MA

1988-91

 

Winchester School of Art, BA (Hons)

Solo Exhibitions

2005

 

Napoleon Gardens, Holland Park, London

2004

 

Ian Dawson, Galerie Xippas, Paris

2003

 

YDOR, Archimede Staffolini Gallery, Cyprus

 

 

Tilt Trucks and Free Fliers, James Cohan Gallery, New York

 

 

Ian Dawson, Grand Arts, Kansas, USA

2002

 

Ian Dawson, Modern Art, London

 

 

Ian Dawson, Greidervonputtkamer, Berlin

 

 

Art & Public, Geneva

 

 

Ian Dawson, James Cohan Gallery, New York

 

 

Habitat, Kings Road, London

1999

 

Ian Dawson, Modern Art, London

1998

 

Ian Dawson, Hales Gallery, London

1995

 

London Artforms, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2005

 

Do Not Ask Me Who I Am, St Pauls Gallery, London.

 

 

Pulp Fantasy, 20-21 Gallery, Scunthorpe, UK

2004

 

Material Faith, Kontainer Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

 

 

Shapeshifters, Galerie M - Project, Paris

 

 

Plastic Fantastic, 20-21 Gallery, Scunthorpe, UK

 

 

Summertime in the City, Archimede Staffolini Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus

 

 

Mesmer, Seager Distillery, London

2003

 

On, Galerie Xippas, Athens, Greece

 

 

Urban Baroque, Plane Space, New York

 

 

One Word - Plastic, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, USAincl. catalogue

 

 

The Physical World, APT Gallery, London

 

 

POP thru Out, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, S. Korea.

 

 

Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

 

 

IMProVision, Urban Culture Projects, Kansas City, MO, USA

2002

 

The Nature of the Beast, Caren Golden Fine Arts, New York

 

 

Sense and form, the beauty of the practical the practicality of the beautiful, Consument ART, Messertum, Nurnberg, incl. catalogue

 

 

Per Saldo, Het Noordbrabants Museum, s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

 

 

Sculpture By The Sea (invited artist), Bondi, Sydney, Australia

 

 

Showcase, Sydney, Australia, incl. catalogue

 

 

Craft, Cell Project Space, London

 

 

Prospects Drawing Prize, Essor Gallery, London

 

 

4th Gwangju Biennale, Korea

 

 

Love, 14 Wharf Road, London

 

 

Giardino, Studio del Arte Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy

 

 

Giardino, Studio D'Arte Raffaolli, Trento, Italy incl. catalogue

2001

 

Giardino, Centro Culturale di Sassuolo, Modena, Italy

 

 

Lets Get to Work, Susquehana Art Museum, Harrisburg, USA,

 

 

Lets Get to Work, Rosenwald Wolf Gallery & Basekamp, University of Arts, Philadelphia, USA

 

 

Paradise Valley, Loughborough University Gallery, UK

2000

 

Full Serve, 547 W27th St. New York

 

 

De Museum Nacht, The Old Stock Exchange, Amsterdam

 

 

Beautiful, Oxo Tower, London

 

 

Let’s Get to Work, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco

 

 

Abstract Art, Delfina Gallery, London

1999

 

Y2K, Archimede Staffolini Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus

 

 

6min3sec, ABF Konstskola, Umea, Sweden

 

 

Drawings, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York City

 

 

Millenium, Tate, New York

 

 

Holding Court, Entwistle, London

1998

 

London Now, Saks, New York City 'Paradigms of Oneirology', One in the Other, London

 

 

The Status of the Object, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

1997

 

Multislot, Notcut House, London

 

 

Low Maintenance, Hales Gallery, London

 

 

Victoria, Laurent Delaye, London

1996

 

British Friends, Galerie M, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

Death of the Death of... Curated by Kenny Schacter, 480 Broome Street, New York City

 

 

The Boy that Santa Forgot, Galerie M, Stockholm, Sweden

1994

 

Bantam Open, Connecticut, USA

 

 

Turning Up, The View, Liverpool

1992

 

Rundgang, Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin

Awards & Exchanges

2003

 

Margaret Hall-Silva Award

2002

 

British Council, Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney Australia

1994-6

 

Susan Kasen Summer Scholarship

1993

 

Sir James Knott Scholarship

1992

 

ERASMUS Exchange, Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin

1991

 

Atlantida Award, Madrid

Commisions

2004

 

Mickey and Janice Cartin Collection, Miami, USA

2003

 

Habitat, Print on Demand, inaugural print series, UK

2001

 

Hunter Grey Collection, New York, USA

1999

 

SEI Collection, Philadelphia, USA

1998

 

EFrank Cohen Collection, UK

 

 

Saatchi Collection, UK

1996

 

Susan Kasen Summer Collection, Connecticut, USA

Publications

2004

 

Contemporary British Sculpture, Guy Portelli, Schiffer. Publishing, ISBN: 0764321110

2003

 

One word: Plastic, Nancy Doll, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, USA

 

 

POP thru Out, Mary Dinaburg, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, S.Korea

 

 

Tilt Trucks and Free Fliers, David Humphrey, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO

2001

 

New Labour, The Saatchi Gallery

 

 

The TI Group Art Collection

1999

 

Young British Art: The Saatchi Decade’, Booth-Clibborn

1998

 

The New Neurotic Realism, The Saatchi Gallery

1994

 

An American Passion, Glasgow Museum Press

Bibliography

2004

 

Elle March 22, 2004, pg 154

2003

 

David Cohen, Urban Baroque, Artcritical.Com

 

 

Panagiotou, M., "Art Agenda", Syntheseis, November

 

 

Parpa, E., "Art Matters", Cosmopolitan, November, p 28

 

 

Tsiamanta, X., "Ydor", Time Out Cyprus, no. 22, November, p113

 

 

"Ydor", Alithia, November 6

 

 

"Destructive Creation", Selides magazine, November 9, p24

 

 

Charalambidou, I., "Ydor", Politis, November 10, p45

 

 

Hughes, G., "The lightness of being", Cyprus Weekly (Lifestyle Supplement), Nov. 14-20, p2-3

 

 

Hughes, G., "Art, Recycling and Design", Cyprus Weekly (Lifestyle Supplement), Nov. 28 - Dec.4, p3

 

 

Parpa, E., "Plastic Stories", Phileleftheros (Culture Supplement), November 9, p2

 

 

Kounios, A., "What is it all about", Alithia, November 10, p12

 

 

'Wonderland', Ian Dawson, a-n Magazine, October 2003

 

 

'Ian Dawson', Ken Johnson, New York Times, Friday July 18th

 

 

'Ian Dawson', Jane Harris, Time Out New York, Issue No. 407

 

 

'Plastic Fantastic', John Reed, ArtNet, July

 

 

'Britain's Ian Dawson distorts normalcy with a well-placed blow

 

 

torch', Alice Thorson, Kansas City Star, 9/5/03

2002

 

Love’, Martin Herbert, Modern Painters, Vol 15 No. 2

 

 

‘Zarter Schmeltz’, Ticket, Der Tagesspiegel, 28 March

 

 

‘Das muss man Sehen’, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 13 April, Nr.86

 

 

‘Rechnerkunst, unplugged’, Ulrich Clewing, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 19 April, Nr.9

2001

 

'Celebrating Art', Joe Elias, Carlisle Patriot Sunday, Sept 16

 

 

'Grab bag of ideas...' E.J. Sozanski, The Philadelphia Enquirer, Dec 2

 

 

'Ian Dawson', James Hyde, Art in America, March 2001

 

 

'The Mad Muse of Waterloo', Larissa Mac Farguhar, New Yorker, March 19

2000

 

Galleries, The New Yorker, 2 October,

 

 

‘Ubiquity Made Visable’. Art Net, Jeff Crane, September 2000

 

 

‘Abstract Art’, Martin Herbert, Flash Art, (May-Jun)

 

 

‘Abstract Art’, Martin Herbert, Time Out, (Feb 9)

 

 

‘Abstract Art’, Rachel Campell-Johnson, The Times, (Feb 1)

 

 

‘Abstract Art’, Sue Hubbard, The Independent, (Jan 30)

 

 

‘Abstract Art’, Helen Sumpter, Evening Standard, Hot Tickets, (Jan 21)

1999

 

‘Art In Review’, Ken Johnson, The New York Times, August.

 

 

‘Look Out Damien’, Louisa Buck, E.S. Magazine, June.

 

 

Lowis Morgan-Griffiths, The Independent Magazine, June

 

 

‘Tea For Two’, Lucy Ryder Richardson, Numero Magazine, May

 

 

‘Altered Images’, Louisa Buck, Esquire Magazine, April

 

 

‘Plastic Fantastic’, Ella Weimer, i-D Magazine, April

 

 

‘Choice’, Helen Sumpter, Hot Tickets (Evening Standard) 11.03.

1998

 

'Ian Dawson', Gavin Wade, Zing Magazine, Winter

 

 

'Ian Dawson', Gavin Wade, Untitled, No 16

 

 

'British Art....', The Observer, 12th April, p 18, Roger Trede

 

 

'The Art Newspaper', No 79, p 56, Louisa Buck

1997

 

'Low Maintenance...', David Burrows, Art Monthly, September issue

 

 

'Low Maintenance...', Artists Newsletter, Oct issue

 

 

'Victoria', Volume 1, Edition 2, Autumn

1995

 

'An American Passion', Glasgow Museums/RCA

 

 

'Clot', Judith Mottram, Woman’s Art Magazine, June

1994

 

'The British Invasion', Litchfield County Times, April 22nd

 

 

'Turning Up', Heidi Reitmaier, Art Monthly, November

Collections

Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina
Arario Gallery/ Mr Kim
Mickey and Janice Cartin Collection
The Saatchi Collection, London
ABN Amro Collection, Amsterdam
SEI Collection, USA & UK
TI Group, London
Skadden, Arps, Meager & Flom, New York
West Collection
Frank Cohen Collection

Private Collections Worldwide

Contacts

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