Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Barrie J Davies CV

BARRIE J DAVIES: Born In Milford Haven Pembrokeshire Wales 10th of September 1977

183A Kings Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Mob: +44 (0)7590 682142
web: www.barriejdavies.com Email:barrie@barriejdavies.com

EDUCATION

2004 - University of Wales Institute Cardiff – MA Fine Art
2000 - Southampton Institute – BA Hons Fine Art (Time Based Media)
1997 - Carmarthen College of Art and Design – Foundation Course

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008 – “THE BARRIE J DAVIES SHOW” Centrespace Gallery, Bristol, England
2007 – "PHOTOGRAPHS ON THE STAIRS" Q Gallery, Narberth, Wales
2006 – "THE BALLAD OF BARRIE J" G39, Cardiff, Wales
2005 – "MAY CONTAIN NUTS" Oriel I Bawb, Snowdon Mill, Porthmadog, Wales
2005 – "BARRIE J DAVIES IS AN ARTIST" Fold Gallery, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, England
2004 – "BLOW MY MONKEY" The Red Box Gallery, Ninian Road, Cardiff, Wales
2003 – "SERENDIPITY" The Circle Gallery, Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, Wales
2001 – "23 RPM" Haverfordwest Library Gallery, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
2000 – "CRIME SCENE" Project Milford, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales
1998 – "WORLDS MOST WANTED" Haverfordwest Community Centre, Pembrokeshire, Wales

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009 – “4 TO 7” Propeller Island Gallery, London, England (curated by Mark Mcgowan)
2008 – “CRASH WORSHIP” Tactile Bosch Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
2008 – “SHOWROOM” Coopers Arms, Aberystwyth, Wales
2008 – “IF YOU BUILD IT THEY WILL COME” G39 Gallery, Cardiff, Wales (curated by Anthony Shapland)
2008 – “NATIONAL ART COMPETITION” Angelus Gallery, Winchester, England
2007 – “BREAKPADS” THE Garej Artspace, Cardiff, Wales
2007 – “HAPPINESS” Oriel I Bawb, Snowdon Mill, Porthmadog, Wales
2007 – “PUNK” Galerie Lecocon, Hamberg, Germany
2007 – “PUNK” Ada Street Gallery, London, England
2007 – “SONIC ART EXPO” Plymouth, England
2007 – “ART IN IT” Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, Wales
2007 – “SOS Art Fair” Kings Road, Cardiff, Wales
2006 – “UNSAFE” Light House, Poole, England
2006 – “WHERE WERE @” Tactile Bosch Artspace, Cardiff, Wales
2006 – "SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England
2006 – "FRED" Fold Gallery and various locations in and around Cumbria, England (curated by Steve Messem)
2006 – “EXHIBIT 27” The Museum of Temporary Art, Tubingen, Germany
2006 – "SURFACE" Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Powys, Wales
2006 – "UNDERCOVER” Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Powys, Wales
2006 – "WISH YOU WERE HERE!" Artshed, Ware, Herts, England
2005 – "MULTIPLEX 4" The Old Cinema Art Space, Hoxton, London, England
2005 – "SLICE 3" Chapter Art Gallery, Cardiff, Wales (curated by Alan Baynes and Andy Fung)
2005 – "MULTIPLEX 3" The Old Cinema Art Space, Hoxton, London, England
2005 – "SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England
2005 – "THE WELSH CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR 2005" Oriel I Bawb, Porthmadog, Wales,
2005 – "MOBILE" Arena Gallery, Liverpool, England
2005 – "SUPER 8 STATION 2" Station Art space, Bristol, England
2005 – “OBSESSION” GALERI X, Istanbul, Turkey
2005 – "STATES OF UNION ?" Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2004 – "THE POST CARD SHOW" The Surface Gallery, Nottingham, England
2004 – "SLICE 2" Tactile Bosch Artspace, Llandaff North, Cardiff, Wales
2004 – "SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England
2004 – "FLIM – FLAM" G39, Mill lane, Cardiff, Wales (Curated by Anthony Shapland)
2004 – "JACUZI JUNTA" Chapter arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales
2004 – "PERFECTLY NORMAL" Tactile Bosch Artspace, Cardiff, Wales
2003 – "SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England
2003 – "SLICE" Jacobs Market Art Space, Cardiff, Wales
2003 – "DRAWING, THE END OF THE LINE" Ecole Municipale de Dessin, Saint-lo, France
2003 – "CAERLEON ARTS FAIR" Artavia Gallery, Caerleon, Wales
2002 – "ART IN THE MARKET" Newport market Gallery, Newport, Wales
2002 – "SUMMER" Brooklyn Art Gallery, Cardiff Wales
2001 – "CHRISTMAS" InkSpot Arts and Crafts Centre Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
2000 – "ANONYMOUS" Southampton Institute Fine Art Degree show, Southampton, England
1998 – "ALCHEMY" St Mary’s Market, Southampton, England

SOLO PERFORMANCES, EVENTS, HAPPENINGS AND PROJECTS

2008 – THE PUB ART GROUP – an artist group to discuss art & ideas once a week in the Pen and Wig Pub in Cardiff
2007 – SUBEQUE – Book launch and performance, Cardiff
2007 – GAREJ – part of a group artist run art space gallery in Cardiff
2006 – MULTIPLY – A series of gold brick multiples for sale at Black Pug clothing store, Albany road, Cardiff
2005 – ON THE PISS – A happening / event/ pub crawl starting at the Tut and Shive Pub City Road Cardiff going to other pubs in Cardiff. Images of this event documented for Barrie J Davies Website. 27th may
2004 – THE MUSEUM OF NOTHINGNESS – Mail Art project collecting objects that people sent in the post that represent ‘nothing’, publicised in The Western Mail and AN magazine, Nov
2004 - GIVING YOU NOTHING – A badge art give away project at Tommy’s Bar, Howard Gardens, UWIC Cardiff, Apr
2003 – GIVE AWAY – a mail art project giving away free unframed abstract paintings to galleries & members of the public
2002 – "REJECTED: 2002 to Present" an on going collection project file of art gallery exhibition/project rejection letters.

CURATORIAL ACTIVITIES

2007 – "BRAKE PADS" Curator of a mixed media group show at the Garej Art space Cardiff, Nov
2006 – "THE COUCH TRIP" curator and organiser of an exhibition of Video art in the lounge of a flat in Cardiff, Mar
2005 – “ALL WASHED UP!” curator and organiser of an exhibition of artwork in a Bathroom in Cardiff, Aug
2004 – Assistant Curator of "SLICE 2" Group Exhibition, Tactile Bosch, Cardiff, Wales, Aug
2003 – Assistant Curator of "SLICE" Group Exhibition Jacobs Market, Cardiff – Nov

COMMISSIONS, AWARDS AND RESIDENCES

2007 – Nominated for Academi Welsh Book of the Year 2008 for “Subesque – The Art of Barrie J Davies”
2007 – Nominated for the Artes Mundi Prize
2006 – The Big Arts Week 2006 at Llanedyrn High School, Cardiff, Wales
2005 – The Red Box Gallery Award for The Baddest Painting
2005 – Quench Magazine – cover image

COLLECTIONS

University of Wales Institute of Cardiff
G39 Gallery, Cardiff

SELECTED CRITICAL REVIEWS, PUBLICATIONS, MEDIA AND PRESS COVERAGE

2008 – South Wales Echo, “Riding your bike” 13th June, p.23
2007 – Metro Magazine "An Art review" Brodie Lynons
2007 – “Subesque – The art of Barrie J Davies” published by Editions Martin (ISBN 978-0-9530-4924-0)
2007 – South Wales Echo, “Artists hope to draw in crowds” Jan 26th, p.4
2006 – “Surface” exhibition catalogue, Oriel Davies Gallery
2006 – “Show One of Each” exhibition catalogue, G39 Gallery
2006 – “Undercover” exhibition catalogue, Oriel Davies Gallery
2006 – Metro Magazine "An Art review" by Gordon Dalton, 18th Apr, p24
2005 – Cumberland & Westmorland Herald "Its all a matter of taste"6th Aug, p4
2005 – South Wales Echo, “Glass half empty for pub crawl record attempt” 28th may, p.3
2005 – Red Dragon FM “The Art Pub Crawl” 27th may
2005 – South Wales Echo, “Can this man organise a booze-up in a brewery?” 20th may, p.8
2005 – BBC Website “Live Art Pub Crawl” may
2005 – Quench Magazine “Artist or Knob Head?”, Vol 2 Issue 23, p.8 & p.9
2005 – "Obsession" Exhibition Catalogue CD ROM
2004 – The Western Mail "Hunt for something to prove nothing" 23rd Nov, p.14
2004 – MA fine Art Degree Show Catalogue,
2004 – S4C Television Documentary "Slay Maker" May 6th, 9.30pm
2003 – "Drawing, The end of the line" Exhibition Catalogue
2002 – Buzz Magazine - Feb
2001 – Buzz Magazine - Feb
2000 – Milford Mercury Newspaper "01 Gallery For Milford?" 21st July p. 7
2000 – Southampton Institute Fine Art Degree Show Catalogue

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