Oliver Perkins

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OLIVER PERKINS

Born 1979, Christchurch
Lives and works between Christchurch and London


EDUCATION

2005
MA, Chelsea School of Art, London

2000-2002
Christchurch School of Art and Design


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
Japanese Laurel, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland (solo)
Translations, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)

2016
Painting: A Transitive Space, St. Paul St Gallery, AUT, Auckland (group)
XXXVII Certamen Minicuadros, Centro Cultural Las Cigarreras, Alicante (group)
Micro Salon 7, Galerie l'inlassable, Paris (solo)

2015
Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show, Auckland Art Gallery (group)
Armatures, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)

2014
When I paint my masterpiece, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (group)
Dean Levin & Oliver Perkins, Rod Barton, London (group)

2013
Instruments, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)
A swarming, talkative presence, Kingsgate Workshop, London (group)
Magic 8 Ball, Fold Gallery, London (group)
Big Deal No.5, Q-Car Park, London (group)

2012
John Moores Painting Prize, John Moores, Liverpool (group)
Painting is a Painting, is a Painting, is a Painting, curated by Rod Barton, Cul de Sac Gallery, London (group)
Big Refrigerator, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (group)

2011
Accordion, Cell Project Space, London (solo)
What If Its All True, What Then?, Mummery & Schnelle, London (group)

2010
The Grey Area, Cell Project Space, London (group)

2009
Dinner Party, Physics Room, Christchurch (solo)
MOTEL, Bartley and Company Gallery, Wellington (group)
Jerwood Painting Prize, Jerwood Space, London (group)

2008
Questions for the Gatekeeper, Fold Gallery, London (solo)
Dinner Party, Physics Room, Christchurch (solo)
Cory Michael Project, Ada St, London (group)

2007
M.E.S.A, Kingsgate Gallery, London (solo)
Hygge, Standpoint Gallery, London (group)

2006
Disposable Fetish (project) (with Noon Day Demons), The Nunnery Gallery, London (group)

2005
Populuxe, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch (group)

2004
Horses for Courses (Utopias Series), High Street Project, Christchurch (solo)
I GET BY, CoCA Christchurch (group)

2003
Mr and Mrs Pink's Fabulous Collection, Blue Oyster, Dunedin (group)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Perkins at Rod Barton, Daniel Munn, Matters, 2014
Perkins at Hopkinson Cundy, John Hurrell, Eye Contact, 30 March 2013
A "Fifth Plinth" at the Elelphant, Vici MacDonald, Art Anorak, February 13, 2012
Grande Pastorale, Claude Lorent, Arts Libre, Supplement a la Libre, Brussels. 2011
Abstract Critical Debate, Mummery + Schnelle Gallery, London, 2011
Accordion Folds with Patrick Lundberg and Harold Grieves, John Dory Report 34. 2011
Summer Group Show, John Hurrell, Eye Contact, 21 December, 2011
T.I.E Degustation Menu, Harold Grieves, John Dory Report 12, 2010


AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2017
Parehuia Artists' Residency (McCahon House Residency)

2012
John Moores Painting Prize Exhibition, Walker Museum, Liverpool

2009
Jerwood Contemporary Painters, Jerwood Space, London (and touring)

2005
TANZ Overseas Study Recipient


COLLECTIONS

Zabludowicz Collection, London
University of the Arts, London
The Chartwell Collection, Auckland
The Saatchi Collection, London