Education
1996 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Sculpture – Chelsea College of Art and Design
1993 Foundation in Fine Art – Wimbledon School of Art
Artist Research / Residencies
2013 Convention-T, Maker-in-Residence, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
2013 Escalator Retreat 14, How We Make And How We Might Make, Wysing Arts Centre, Bourn, Cambridge, UK
2011 Artist-in-Residence, CCA Foundation, Andratx, Mallorca, ES
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2008 Stella Lohaus, Antwerp, BE
2007 Dicksmith Gallery, London, UK
2005 Dicksmith Gallery, London, UK
Selected Group Exhibitions (*Catalogue / Publication)
2015 Museum of Stones, Noguchi Museum, Long Island City, US*
Drawing Biennial 2015,
The Drawing Room, London, UK
2014 The Crime Was Almost Perfect, curated by Cristina Ricupero, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL*
Annals of the 29th Century, curated by Gareth Bell-Jones, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge UK
The Drawing Show, AIR, Pittsburgh, US
2013 systems, curated by das programm, Walter Knoll, London, UK
Novecento mai visto, Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia, IT
IMAGE/OBJECT, Furini Contemporary, Rome, IT
Andratx on Paper, curated by Patricia Asbaek, CCA Kunsthalle, Andratx, Mallorca, ES
Drawing Biennial 2013, The Drawing Room, London, UK
2012 The Curator’s Egg, Altera Pars, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK
Landscapes Cities People, Netwerk/Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, BE
2011 Painting Show, curated by Sophie von Hellermann & Gavin Wade, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK
Secret Societies, curated by Cristina Ricupero and Alexis Vaillant, CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, FR*
Lustwarande 2011, curated by Chris Driessen, Fundament Foundation, Park de Oude Warande, Tilburg, NL*
Secret Societies, curated by Cristina Ricupero and Alexis Vaillant, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, DE
Space Oddity, curated by Friederike Nymphius, CCA Kunsthalle, Andratx, Mallorca, ES
In – and Outside – Writing, Voorkamer, Lier, BE*
Drawing Biennial 2011, The Drawing Room, London, UK
2010 Big Minis, curated by Alexis Vaillant, CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, FR*
Minimalism and Applied II, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, DE*
Boom, Hotel, London, UK
Newspeak: British Art Now – Part 1, Saatchi Gallery London, UK*
Altogether Elsewhere, curated by Rob Tufnell, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul, TR
Library of Babel / In and Out of Place,176 / Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK*
2009 May/June, Stella Lohaus, Antwerp, BEDrawing Sculpture, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, DE
Drawing Biennial 2009, The Drawing Room, London, UK
2008 M25 Around London, curated by Barry Schwabsky, CCA Kunsthalle, Andratx, Mallorca, ES
Novel, Anne-Catharina Gebbers Bibliothekswonhning, Berlin, DE
Featuring, Chez Valentin, Paris, FR
Henry Coleman & Rupert Norfolk, curated by Charlotte Moth, Balice Hertling, Paris, FR
Los Vinilos, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens, London, UK
2007 Abstraction: Extracting from the World, curated by David Thorp, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield, UK*
Counterfacture: William Daniels, David Musgrave, Rupert Norfolk, Alex Pollard, curated by Marc Foxx, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, US*
George Longly, Rupert Norfolk, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, FR
2006 Rockridge, The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Crivelli’s Nail, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK
2005 Les Merveilles du Monde, curated by Peter Fillingham, Musee des Beaux Arts de Dunkerque, France, FR*
Waste Material, curated by David Musgrave, The Drawing Room, London, UK*
Doubtful Works and Copies: Alasdair Gray, Rupert Norfolk, Jane Topping, Transmission, Glasgow, UK
2004  Living Dust, curated by David Musgrave, Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art and Design, UK*
2002 Exchange, Richard Salmon Gallery, London UK
Like Beads on an Abacus Designed to Calculate Infinity, curated by Andrew Hunt, Rockwell, London, UK
2001 Animations, PS1, New York, US, touring to Kunstwerke, Berlin, DE
2000 Light Industrial Magic, Platform, London, UK
Medium-Sized Objects, curated by David Musgrave, One in the Other, London, UK
1999 Father Apollinaris Said…, Vilma Gold, London, UK
Heart and Soul, Long Lane Studios, London, UK
Curatorial Projects
2007 13’, International Project Space, Birmingham Institute of Art and design, Birmingham* UK
2002 Exchange, Richard Salmon Gallery, London UK
2000 Light Industrial Magic, Platform, London UK
1999 Heart and Soul, Long Lane Studios, London UK
Selected Press
2015 How to See Eternity in a Pile of Rocks, Daniel McDermon, The New York Times, Dec 18
An Exhibition Where Rocks Get Respect, Andy Battaglia, The Wall Street Journal, Oct 5
2014 Annnals of the 29th Century, Tom Morton, Frieze, May
2010 Newspeak, Charles Darwent, The Independent, June 6
Newspeak, Adrian Searle, The Guardian, June 6
Charles Saatchi’s ‘Newspeak’, Jackie Wullschlager, The Financial Times, June 4
Newspeak, Martin Herbert, Time Out, June
2007 Rupert Norfolk, Gabriel Coxhead, Time Out, November 17, No.1939
Art in Review, Roberta Smith, The New York Times, February 9,
2005 Rupert Norfolk, Barry Schwabsky, Art Forum, Summer
Rupert Norfolk, Andrew Hunt, Untitled, Spring
Waste Material, Rosalind Furness, Modern Painters, Summer
2004 Like Beads on an Abacus Designed to Calculate Infinity, David Barrett, Art Monthly, no.277, June
2002 Exchange, Sally O’Reilly. Frieze, April
Exchange, JJ Charlesworth, Contemporary, April
Exchange, Art Monthly, by Mark Beasley, no. 255, April
Exchange, Untitled , by Andrew Hunt, no. 27, Spring
2000 Light Industrial Magic, David Musgrave. Art Monthly, no. 242, Dec/Jan

 

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