Mick Peter

Mick Peter
Born in Berlin, 1974.
Lives and works in Glasgow
www.mickpeter.com

Education

  • PhD: Glasgow School of Art. 2000-2008
  • MFA: Glasgow School of Art. 1998-2000
  • BA: Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford. 1994-1997

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    • Glasgow International, Glasgow
  • 2017

    • 110%, Workplace gallery, Gateshead, UK
  • 2016

    • Those Pesky Kids, Gallery Celine, Glasgow
    • Pyramid Selling, Drawing Room, London
  • 2015

    • Pyramid Selling, Tramway, Glasgow
  • 2014

    • Porcine Lout, Crèvecoeur, Paris
    • Popcorn Plaza, Jupiter Artland, Part of GENERATION: 25 years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, Edinburgh
    • Almost Cut My Hair, Tramway Hidden Gardens, Part of GENERATION: 25 years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, Glasgow
  • 2013

    • Trademark Horizon, SWG, Glasgow,
  • 2012

    • Lying and Liar, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
  • 2011

    • Tao Foam, Grimm, Amsterdam
    • Two Nots, Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris
  • 2010

    • The Nose: Epilogue, Cell Projects, London
    • Dr Syntax versus the Paperweight, The Changing Room, Stirling
    • The Nose, La Salle de bains, Lyon
  • 2009

    • The Lumber Room, Crèvecoeur, Paris
    • Harmonielehre, Zoo Galerie, Nantes
  • 2008

    • Harmonielehre, Generator Projects, Dundee
    • Galerie de Multiples, Paris
    • Moldenke Fiddles On, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow
  • 2007

    • Yussopov Park, Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner, London
  • 2006

    • Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
  • 2005

    • Galerie Nomadenoase at Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner, London
  • 2004

    • They Made Nests Inside Men’s Sunday Hats, GSS Gallery, Glasgow
  • 2003

    • Vathek Print Works, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    • WHY DO ALL YOUR MANTRAS START WITH AN "I" & Other Drawings, 16 Nicholson St. Glasgow, Glasgow
  • 2016

    • Corps narratifs, Domaine départemental de Chamarande, Chamarande
    • Natural Selection, Galerie 5, Angers
    • Micromegas: Vagabond Flux, Project Space Plus, University of Lincoln, Lincolm
  • 2015

    • Telephone Conversation, Maison départementale des Solidarités Espace Pyramide, Athis – Mons
    • Alptraum, Goa, Salon de Lirio, Fine Art Association, Velim Saclete-Goa
    • Micromegas: Vagabond Flux, Lille 3 University, Lille & Maison de la Culture de Tournai, Tournai
  • 2014

    • Puddle, pothole, portal, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York
    • L’Echo, (a Bruno Peinado project), HAB Galerie - FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Nantes
    • Monument, FRAC Basse-Normandie, Caen
    • Alptraum, UGM Maribor Art Gallery, museum for modern and contemporary art, Maribor
  • 2013

    • Art from Britain and Poland since 1990, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
    • What’s the first thing you’re going to do when you get your new arms put on?, Crèvecoeur, Paris
    • The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things, curated by Marc Leckey, Hayward Touring: the Bluecoat, Liverpool / Nottingham Contemporary / De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea,
    • Everyday, GOMA, Glasgow
    • De belles sculptures contemporaines, HAB Galerie, Nantes
    • Le jour d’avant, Domaine Départemental de la Garenne Lemot, FRAC Pays de la Loire
  • 2012

    • Easy Living, curated by Joey Villemont and Camille Le Houezec, Less is More Projects, Paris,
    • Entrance, Entrance, curated by Isobel Harbison, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
    • Who Decides?, Kunstverein Mannheim
    • Curators Egg, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
    • Looping et Boomerang, collection FRAC Basse-Normandie, Les Bains-Douches, Alençon, 2011 Hypercolon, curated by Nathaniel Mellors, SMART Projects, Amsterdam,
    • Le Vent des forêts, France. (public sculpture commission)
    • Art Brussels, Art in the City
    • Les Innommables grotesques, curated by Marie Bechetoille, L MD galerie. Paris
    • The British Art Show 7, curated by Lisa Le Feuvre and Tom Morton, Tramway, GOMA & CCA, Glasgow
    • The British Art Show 7, curated by Lisa Le Feuvre and Tom Morton, The Hayward Gallery, London
    • Keep Floors and Passages Clear, White Columns, New York,
    • Alptraum, Cell Projects, London, Transformer, Washington DC, Projektraum Deutscher Kunstlerbund e.v. Berlin, The Company, Los Angeles & Blank Projects, Cape Town
  • 2010

    • Recent British Sculpture, curated by Tom Morton, Grimm, Amsterdam.
    • The British Art Show 7, curated by Lisa Le Feuvre and Tom Morton, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
    • Rubble Stir, The Glue Factory, Glasgow
    • Monsieur Miroir, curated by Emilie Renard, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Prix Ricard
  • 2009

    • The Lobb, Cell Projects, London
    • Insiders - pratiques, usages, savoir-faire, CAPC, Bordeaux
    • L’Espirit des Lieux, Artistes en Résidence(s), Domaine Départemental de Chamarande, France.
    • Overlap, Crèvecoeur, Paris
    • Talking Yoghurt, LOG, Bergamo
    • Tropical Truth, Circuit, Lausanne
    • N’importe Quoi, Museé d’Art Contemporain Lyon
  • 2008

    • Outpost, Norwich, Kunstwerk Bazaar selected by Andrew Hunt.
    • FIAC, Paris (w. Galerie de Multiples)
  • 2007

    • Freak Show, Museé d’Art Contemporain Lyon
    • Der Ficker, Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner, London
  • 2006

    • 1, 2, 3, 4., Workplace Gallery, Newcastle
    • Flim Flam, Cell Project Space, London
    • Down With You, Bankley Studios Gallery, Manchester
    • Liste 06, Basel (w. Jonathan Viner)
  • 2005

    • Like It Matters, CCA, Glasgow
    • Re-Escape, Hamburg with Transmission Gallery.
    • Open Garden, Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner, London
    • The Thinkables, Flaca, London
  • 2004

    • The Rings of Saturn, The Changing Room, Stirling
    • Frieze Art Fair with Transmission Gallery.
    • Spacemakers, Lothringer Dreizehn, Munich Universal Outstretch, Flaca, London
    • The Late Escape, Kaiserpassage, Karlsruhe
    • Darling Trees Do You Need Telling, Switch Space, Glasgow
  • 2003

    • Nursery World, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris
    • Special Dedicace, .Musee Departemental de Rochechouart, Rochechouart

Publications

  • 2016

    • BRITISH BRITISH POLISH POLISH: Art from Europe's Edges in the Long '90s and Today. CCA Ujazdowski Castle. Polish and English; 208 x 270 mm, 428 pages
    • Oliver Basciano, Mick Peter. The Guardian, 15th January
  • 2015

    • Skye Sherwin, Mick Peter. The Guardian, 25th April
    • Moira Jeffrey, Mick Peter – Pyramid Selling. Four stars. 23rd May
    • Laura Campbell, Mick Peter – Pyramid Selling, Deceptive and enigmatic exhibition at Tramway challenges the assumptions of its audience. Five Stars. The List, 27th April
  • 2014

    • Ken Johnson, The Art of Funny: Cartoon Imagery, Often With an Edge, The New York Times, 10th October
    • Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, National Galleries of Scotland/Glasgow Life,Two vols: 168 & 220 pages
  • 2013

    • Art Review, Issue 69, Summer 2013, ‘Mick Peter: Trademark Horizon’, by Susannah Thompson
    • La Salle de bains – Depuis 1999, Lyon, Les Presses du Réel, 416 pages
    • Susannah Thompson, Mick Peter: Trademark Horizon, Art Review, Issue 69 Summer
    • Moira Jeffrey, ‘Laura Aldridge, Mick Peter, Niall Macdonald’, Scotland on Sunday, 14th April
  • 2012

    • Frieze, ‘Philip Guston/Mick Peter’ by Mark Sadler
    • Rong Rong magazine, vol1. No.1 October 2011. As Is Press, Amsterdam
  • 2011

    • Recent British Sculpture, Grimm Amsterdam, 120 pages
    • 2HB, CCA Glasgow
    • The British Art Show 7, Hayward Gallery Publishing, 192 pages
  • 2010

    • Monsieur Miroir, Prix Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard catalogue.
    • Map Magazine artists’ commission, MAP, #23 Autumn 2010
    • Arifa Akbar and Jonathan Brown ‘YBAs: the next generation on show’ & ‘Five to Watch’, The Indepedent
    • Insiders. CAPC Bordeaux and Lyon Presses du Réel, 160 pages
    • Caroline Soyez-Petithomme, ‘Mick Peter’. Zero Deux, No.53 Spring
    • Manon Lefort, ‘Le nez de Mick Peter’. Liberation (blog), 9th March
  • 2009

    • Collective 1984-2009, Revolver VVV, 160 pages
    • N’Importe Quoi. Museé d’Art Contemporain Lyon & Lyon Presses du Réel. , 112 pages
    • Charles Barachon, ‘Mick Peter, La Beauté du Laid’, Technikart, July/August
    • Harmonielehre, Generator Projects
  • 2008

    • Susan Mansfield , ‘Mick Peter, Harmonielehre’. The Scotsman, 14th November
  • 2007

    • Freak Show, Musée d’Art Contemporain & Lyon Presses du Réel. 160 pages.
    • Kate Cowcher, ‘Mick Peter’, Map, Summer
    • Untitled, publication accompanying solo show at Transmission Gallery
    • Uncle Chop Chop # 3, published by John Beagles and Graham Ramsay
  • 2006

    • Tom Morton, ‘Mick Peter: Phygrian Bonnets and Dunces Caps; Dice, Cards and Concrete’, Frieze, Focus piece, November
    • Beck’s Futures 2006, ICA Exhibitions
    • Matt Price, ‘Starting Up’, Flash Art, October
    • David Barrett, ‘Flimflam’, Art Monthly, March
  • 2005

    • John Calcutt, ‘Made in Glasgow’, Map, Winter
    • Slimvolume, poster publication edited by Andrew Hunt
    • Jalouse Magazine (Russia), Feature on drawing, No. 43
    • Catriona Black, ‘Like It Matters’, Sunday Herald, 25th September Alexander Kennedy, ‘Like It Matters Review’, The List, September Frieze Art Fair Yearbook
    • Armpit of the Mole, Fundacion Trenta Quilometres Per Segon, Spain
  • 2004

    • Ladies Gents, Switchspace Publication White Collar # 2

Critical/ Catalogue writing

  • 2015

    • Text for Frieze Masters 4, Artist’s Artists feature
  • 2012

    • Text for Natalie Czech ,Je n’ai rien à dire. Seulement à montrer, Spector Books.
    • Text for Bruno Peinado monograph published with Casino, Luxemburg.
  • 2010

    • Text for Book A or MEGACOLON or For & Against Language, Onomatopee, Eindhoven.
  • 2009

    • Nathaniel Mellors text for M08 Arte e Investigacion Montehermoso
    • Rebecca Warren text for Petunia, France.
    • Vice de Forme. Text for Saadane Afif at Mehdi Chouakri Gallery, Berlin.
    • Textes. Paris, Éditions Loevenbruck. Daniel Dewar and Vincent Giquel catalogue text.
  • 2008

    • Frieze, Smiling Through My Teeth review. August
    • Frieze (online), Rodney Graham Band review.
    • Frieze, Alan Michael review, April.
    • Last Thing I Need Is The Shakes, Tony Swain text, Köln, Dumont. 67 pages.
  • 2007

    • Frieze, Torsten Lauschmann ‘Focus’ piece, November
    • Frieze, Ian Hetherington and Lynn Hynd review, October
    • Untitled, Lindsay Anderson review, Summer
    • Untitled, Lucy McKenzie review, Spring
  • 2006

    • Frieze, Tony Swain review, October
    • Frieze, Julian Goethe review, Spring
    • Untitled, Sara Ogilvie review, Spring
    • C Magazine, Canada, February
  • 2005

    • Untitled, Kim Fisher review. December
    • One Million bpm, commissioned jointly by Saadane Afif and Cimaise et Portique, Albi, France
    • Lyrics Textes, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
    • Frieze, Rachel Harrison review, July
    • Frieze, Michael Stumpf review, March
  • 2004

    • No-How, commissioned by the Collective Gallery
  • 2003

    • Interremoteness For Everyday Life, David Sherry publication commissioned by GOMA, Glasgow

Recent Funding

  • 2015

    • Creative Scotland Open Fund award
    • Henry Moore Foundation
  • 2014

    • Creative Scotland Quality Production award
    • Glasgow Visual Art & Craft Award
  • 2013

    • Arts Foundation, Runner up award
  • 2010

    • Scottish Arts Council, Research and Development Bursary
    • The Elephant Trust
  • 2007

    • Scottish Arts Council, Creative and Professional Development Grant
    • Glasgow Visual Artists Grants Scheme award
  • 2003

    • British Council grant.

Works in Public collections

  • CAPC Bordeaux, France
  • Domaine Départemental de Chamarande, France
  • Artothèque de Caen, France
  • FRAC Basse-Normandie, France
  • FRAC Pays de la Loire, France
  • Vent des Forêts, Espace rural d’art contemporain
  • Arts Council England

Recent Talks/Panels etc

  • 2014

    • Featured in Scotland’s Art Revolution: The Maverick Generation. First broadcast, BBC 4, Sunday 20th July 2014. Directed by Bill MacLeod
  • 2013

    • Talk at Glasgow School of Art
    • ‘In conversation’ with Tom Morton at SWG3, Glasgow
    • Selector for Collective Gallery Satellites programme
  • 2012

    • Speaker and panel member, Symposium on Emergent Practice, Tramway, Glasgow
  • 2011

    • Talk at Nottingham Trent University
    • Talk at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen
    • ‘In Conversation’ at the Dan Graham Pavilion, The Hayward Gallery, London
    • Talk at Tramway, Glasgow
  • 2010

    • Guest speaker at Hay Literary Festival on the ‘British Art Show Prelude’ panel
    • Talk at The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University
    • Pecha Kucha’, Tramway, Glasgow