Eric Bainbridge

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Born in Consett, County Durham, UK, 1955

EDUCATION

1978-1981
Masters Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London

1974-1977
BA Hons, First Class, Newcastle Polytechnic

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Eric Bainbridge, Potholes, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

2014
Eric Bainbridge, Workplace Gallery, UK
Eric Bainbridge / Workplace Gateshead, solo presentation Frieze London, UK Eric Bainbridge – Late 90’s Constructions, Workplace London, UK

2012
Eric Bainbridge Collages The New Art Gallery Walsall, West Midlands, UK Eric Bainbridge Steel Sculptures, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

2011
Artissima 18, Turin, Italy
Eric Bainbridge – Video Show, CIRCA Screen, ThePlace, Sunderland, UK 2009

2009
Supercollage, Salvatore+Caroline Ala Gallery, Milan, Italy

2008
Forward Thinking MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK
Postwurstendung Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK

2004
Salvatore + Caroline Ala, Milan, Italy

2000
The Virgin Megastore, Oxford St. London, UK
Works on Paper, Hartlepool Art Gallery, UK
Pictures Pictures, Hartlepool Art Gallery, UK

1997
Eric Bainbridge Works 92-97, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK Delfina, London

1995
Eric Bainbridge Sculptures, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK 1994
The Cavendish Group, Gilmour Gallery, London, UK 1992
Pittsburg Centre for the Arts, Pittsburg, USA Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York, USA

1990
Riverside Studios, London, UK

1989
Style, Space, Elegance, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland 1987

1987
ICA, Boston, USA
Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York, USA
Holemasters, Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York, USA

1986
View Points, Walker Art Centre, Minnieapolis, USA
Air Gallery, London, UK

1985 – 94
Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York, UK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Corale, curated by Monitor, P420, Spazio A, FM Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Alumni – 170 Years of Leeds College of Art, Vernon Street Gallery, Leeds, UK

2015
Eric Bainbridge / Joel Kyack, Workplace London
Granpalazzo, Palazzo Rospigliosi, Zagarolo, IT
Continuous Material, Durham Cathedral Museum, Durham, UK
Works on Paper by Sculptors, The Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977 – 1986, Longside Gallery Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK

2014
MD3 Fragility and Monumentality, Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre, Bangkok, TH Satellite Satellite, Workplace London, UK
Shelf Show, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, DK

2013
Sleeper, Workplace Gallery London, London, UK
Tip of the Iceberg, Contemporary Art Society, london, UK
Space/Socialspace, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
Drawing Biennial 2013, The Drawing Room, London, UK
Dallas Art Fair 2013, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA
Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2013, The Barker Hangar, California, USA

2012
Limited/Unlimited, Altaroma, Rome, Italy

2011
NADA Art Fair, Miami, USA, with Workplace Gallery
Business Collectors Network Exhibition, Globe Gallery, Newcastle, UK
Double, Double, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
ROTATE, Contemporary Art Society & Shortlist Media, London, UK
The Armory Show, New York, USA with Workplace Gallery
Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy, London, UK

2010
NADA Art Fair, Miami, USA, with Workplace Gallery
The Manchester Contemporary, UK with Workplace Gallery
Facon, Plads & Kulør (Shape, Space and Colour), RUNDETAARN, Copenhagen, Denmark The Economy of the Gift, A Foundation, Liverpool, UK
The Armory Show, New York with Workplace Gallery
Psychic Geography, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK

2008
TOMORROW THE FUTURE, Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton, UK
King Fisher’s Tales, UNION Gallery Ewer St, London UK
King Fisher’s Tales, UNION Gallery Teasdale St, London UK
Monologue/Dialogue part II, Bischoff/Weiss, London, UK
The Anxious Object, STORE, London, UK
Northern Art Prize, Leeds City Art Gallery, UK

2007
False Witness, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
Beacon of Hope, ArtGene, Barrow, UK
Etc, Amagerfaelledvej Art Project, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006
Legacies of Dissolution, Colony, Birmingham, UK
Monologue/Dialogue, Bangkok University Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Formal Dining, Curated by Workplace Gallery, Hales Gallery, London, UK
Royal Academy Summer Show, London, UK

2005
Size Matters, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Touring)
Time and Process, Study Gallery, Poole, UK

2004
Collage, The Bloomberg Space, London, UK
Changing Rooms, Wakefield Art Gallery, UK
Not Everything, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London, UK
Socha a Objekt viii, Gallerii Z, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Other Criteria, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK

2003
Glad That Things Don’t Talk, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

2002
Plinth, The Trade Apartment, London, UK

2001
New Generations – Sculpture in Britain 1951-2000, Leeds City Art Gallery, UK

2000
Abstract Art, DELFINA, London, UK
Conversation, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK
O Pas la!, Lieu D’Art Contemporaine, Sigean, France
Furniture, Richard Salmon Gallery, London, UK

1997
Fish and Chips, Diverse Works, Houston, Texas, USA
Material Culture, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

1996
Private View, The Bowes Museum , Barnard Castle, County Durham, UK
Ace!, Arts Council Collection, new purchases, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

1995
British Art of the 80’s and 90’s -work from the Weltkunst Collection, The Irish
Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES AND COMMISSIONS

2006
British Council Artist in Residence, Bangkok, Thailand

1999
Public commission – Heaven and Earth Roundabout for Hartlepool Borough Council and publication.

1996-98
Residency DELFINA, London

1996
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Prize for Sculpture

1988-91
Henry Moore Sculpture Fellow, The Slade School of Art, U.C.L.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

TATE Collection, UK
New Art Gallery Walsall Collection, UK Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
Arts Council of England, Collection
Irish Museum M/A (Weltkunst Collection) Private Collections, Europe
Private Collections, USA
Private Collections, Italy
Private Collections, UK

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013
‘Eric Bainbridge – Steel Sculptures’ Camden Arts Centre 2013
ISBN 978-1-907208-38-6

2011
‘Eric Bainbridge Collages’
Cornerhouse 2012
ISBN 978-1-907363-01-6
Modern British Sculpture, Published by Royal Academy of Arts ISBN 978-1-905711-73-4

2010
Art Review, issue 39, March “Supercollage”

2009
Frieze, May
“Tales of Everyday Madness”

2008
‘Forward Thinking 1876-2008’
Museums & Galleries, Middlesbrough Council, 2008 ISBN 0 860830-77-2
ArtWorld Magazine, September “Exhibition News”

2001
‘Heaven and Earth Roundabout’
Cleveland Arts, 2001 ISBN 0 954047-50-8

1997
‘Eric Bainbridge Works 1991-1997’
Corner House, 1997 ISBN 0 948797-48-7