Gareth Cadwallader

Gareth Cadwallader (b. 1979, Swindon, UK) is a miniaturist painter of Realist portals: banal and familiar scenes that exist outside of specific space and time, held at a point of electric tension by neurotically rigorous formal consideration. Cadwallader studied at the Royal College of Art and Slade School of Fine Art, London, and Hunter College, New York. He held his first solo show at Josh Lilley — the largest grouping of new work in seven years — in January 2019.

Gareth Cadwallader lives and works in London.

Education

2010, MA, Painting, Royal Collage of Art, London
2004, BA, Painting, Slade School of Fine Art, London
2003, Hunter College of Art, New York
2000, Btec Foundation Studies in Art and Design, Gloscol, Gloucestershire

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Half-Lowered Eyelids, Josh Lilley, London

2013
Crashed Cyclist, London Art Fair Art Projects

2011
II, Hannah Barry Gallery, London

2008
Tobias and the Angel, Hannah Barry Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions

2020
Transparent Things, Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, London
Habitual, Castor Projects, London
Slow Painting , Hayward Gallery Touring Show, The Levinsky Gallery, The Arts Institute - University of Plymouth, Playmouth
Slow Painting , Hayward Gallery Touring Show, The Edge, University of Bath and Bath Spa School of Art and Design, Bath
Slow Painting , Hayward Gallery Touring Show, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery and Thurso Art Gallery, Inverness

2019
Slow Painting , Hayward Gallery Touring Show, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
Stains on a Decade, Josh Lilley, London

2018
John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

2017
Mingled Spaces, Lychee One, London
Celeste Art Prize, Bargehouse, London
Exceter Contemporary Open, The Phoenix, Exeter, London (winner - Audience Award)
A New Kitchen Sink, Josh Lilley, London
The Diamond Sea, The Saatchi Gallery, London
Nightwood, Vectuer, Charleroi

2016
Corvi-Mora / Greengrassi, Corvi Mora / Greengrassi (collaboration), London
Summer Mix, Turps Gallery, London
Glorious Abandon, Dynamite Projects, London
Chroma: Blue Issue, Safehouse 2, London
What We All Lack, Hannah Barry Gallery, London

2015
Dead, A Celebration of Mortality, Saatchi Gallery, London
Borderlands, Abus 3, Northampton

2014
Group Show, Choi & Lager Galerie, Cologne

2012
The Perfect Place to Grow: 175 Years of the Royal College of Art, Royal College of Art, London

2011
Graham Little, Samuel Fouracre, Gareth Cadwallader, Take Courage Gallery, London

2010
Newspeak: British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London
Anticipation, Selfridges, London
Royal College of Art Degree Show, London

2009
Royal College of Art Interim Show, London
The Peckham Pavillion, Venice Bienalle, Venice
Wunderbar, Gallerie Kollaborativ, Berlin
The Center of the Universe, James Taylor Gallery, London
Friends of the Divided Mind, The Center of the Universe, London

2008
Work in Progress, Royal College of Art, London
Death, Takecourage Gallery, London
Why We Are Ourselves, W.S. Bartlett, London

2007
!WOWOW! at The Event, Curzon Street Station, Birmingham
Ruhe Bewahren, Tacheles, Berlin
Why We Are Ourselves, W.S. Bartlett, London
Experiments with Figuration, Lyndhurst Way, London

2006
Fuck Dance Let’s Art, Hoxton Distillery, London
Rising Tendencies Toward the United States of Mind, The !WOWOW ! Space, London
10 Rooms and a Sculpture Garden, Lyndhurst Way, London

2005
Optimism as Cultural Rebellion, The !WOWOW!, Area 10, London

2004
SpectacularSpectacular, The !WOWOW!, The Co Op Building, London
A Home for Lost Ideas, Gallerie General Public, Berlin

CV

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Milk
Egg
Coffee
Shunga Tea Time (After Kuniyoshi)
Trees
View from The Sailor Girl IV
Smoker (Jesus in the House of Mary and Martha)
Too Many Oranges (A Maid Asleep)
The Geographer (Nanny Hawkins)
Blue Plastic Bag
Unswept Floor (After Sosus of Pergamon)
Cantaloupes
Installation View: Half-Lowered Eyelids
Installation View: Half-Lowered Eyelids
Sailor Girl II
Gate (for Oliver Winchester)
Landscape
Bed
Redcurrant
View from the Sailor Girl III
Sculpture
Orange Juice
Pile of Oranges
View from the Sailor Girl I

Exhibitions

Stains on a Decade

Stains on a Decade

Group Show

Half-Lowered Eyelids

Half-Lowered Eyelids

Solo Show