Matthew Krishanu

Education

2009

MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design

2001

BA (Hons) Fine Art and English Literature, Exeter University

Solo Exhibitions

2018

Matthew Krishanu, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield (forthcoming)

2016

Expatriates, Westminster Reference Library, London

2013

Mission, St Marylebone Crypt Gallery, London

2010

In Residence, Parfitt Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions

2018

In the City, East Gallery, Norwich (forthcoming)

2017

Contemporary Masters from Britain, The Yantai Art Museum, Yantai; Jiangsu Arts and Crafts Museum, Artall, Nanjing; Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing, China (forthcoming)

Contemporary Painting: In Good Health, Menier Gallery, London (forthcoming)

Painting and History, China Academy of Art, Shanghai, China

2016

30x30x34, St Marylebone Crypt, London

Contemporary British Painting, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight

Aviary, Transition Gallery, London

Contemporary British Watercolours, Oriel Gallery, Antrim, N. Ireland and Burton Art Gallery & Museum

Of the Sea, No.1 Smithery: The Gallery, The Historic Dockyard Chatham

The Names, Transition Gallery, London

2015

Contemporary Drawings from Britain, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Xi'an Province, China

London Painters' Survey, Artworks Project Space, London

Contemporary British Watercolours, Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery, Maidstone

Stations of the Cross, Brentwood Cathedral & SE9 Container Gallery, London

2014

Griffin Art Prize Shortlist, Griffin Gallery & White Moose Gallery, Devon

Priseman-Seabrook Collection, Huddersfield Art Gallery

@PaintBritain, Ipswich Museum

Monster Club, The Works, Birmingham

IN THE CITY, Lion & Lamb, London

Home, Crossley Gallery - Dean Clough, Halifax

Another Country (with Cara Nahaul), Nunnery Gallery, London

2013

Contemporary British Painting group show, St Marylebone Crypt, London

Untitled 1: Glitch, Peacock Projects, London

The Marmite Prize for Painting IV, tour to Glasgow, Plymouth, Cambridge, London

We Were Trying to Make Sense, 1Shanthiroad Gallery, Bangalore, India

2012

The Marmite Prize for Painting IV, Central Art Gallery, Tameside

National Open, Motorcade/FlashParade, Bristol

Bow Arts Open Show, Bermondsey Project Space, London

2011

Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Italy

The Marmite Prize for Painting, Lanchester Gallery Projects, Coventry; The Nunnery, London

2010

The Marmite Prize for Painting, Central Art Gallery, Tameside

Salon Art Prize 10, selected by Kate MacGarry, MRA Project Space, London

Sing Silent Songs, TROVE, Birmingham

The Big Rip Off! - Fake Modern, Camden Arts Centre, London

This is England, Centre for Contemporary Art, Preston; Beaconhouse University Gallery, Lahore

2009

Mile End Ancestors, Mile End Art Pavilion, London

Creekside Open 2009, selected by Jenni Lomax, A.P.T. Gallery, London

2008

The Mausoleum of Lost Objects, Iniva, London

Let Me Tell You, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2007

A Year in the Life, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Salon Art Prize 07, Seven Seven Gallery, London

Creekside Open X 2, selected by Victoria Miro, A.P.T. Gallery, London

Selected Curatorial Projects

2016

Aviary (co-curated with Niamh White), Transition Gallery, London

2015

London Painters' Survey (co-curated with David Sullivan), Artworks Project Space, London

2013

The Mausoleum of Lost Objects - Bangalore, 1Shanthiroad Gallery, Bangalore, India

2011

BAT Pack II (co-curated with Stephanie Moran & Marcus Cope), Mile End Art Pavilion

2010

English Heritage, Stratford East Theatre Royal

2009

English Heritage, Mile End Art Pavilion

2008

Iniva, The Mausoleum of Lost Objects, at Rivington Place

2006

RIBA Trust/Artsinform, Architects in Residence: King'’s Cross. RIBA

Selected Commissions

2014

Institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva)

2013

Gasworks

2010

Camden Arts Centre

2008

Whitechapel Gallery

2007

Whitechapel Gallery

Talks/Lecturing

2016

Curator Round Table, Studio Visit, presented by Morgan Quaintance, Resonance FM

Guest lecturer, Chelsea College of Arts, BA Fine Art

2015

Painting in the Digital Age, Symposium, Ipswich Arts Centre

Guest lecturer, Institute of Education, MA Museums & Galleries in Education

Brentwood Stations talk, Brentwood Cathedral

Guest lecturer, Chelsea College of Arts, BA Fine Art

2014

IN THE CITY artist talk, chaired by Peter Ashton Jones, Lion & Lamb Gallery, London

Guest lecturer, Institute of Education, MA Museums & Galleries in Education

Guest lecturer, Chelsea College of Arts, BA Fine Art

'Showing Painting' panel discussion, The Nunnery, London

Artists' Talk, Another Country, The Nunnery, London

2013

Artist talk, The Marmite Prize for Painting IV, Drawing Room, London

Contemporary British Painting (interview), St Marylebone Crypt, London

2010

Guest lecturer at Kala Bhavan College of Fine Arts, BA & MA Fine Art, Santiniketan, India

ECCA Enterprise Week, University of the Arts London

Guest lecturer at Croydon Higher Education College, BA Fine Art

2009

in/flux - reflections and process, HTAP, London

2008

Guest lecturer at Central Saint Martins, BA Criticism, Communication & Curation

2007

Enquire (Arts Council England) presentation, Sage, Gateshead

Awards

2016

Dentons Art Prize (shortlist)

2014

Griffin Art Prize (shortlist)

2013

Marmite Prize for Painting IV (shortlist)

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts

2011

Marmite Prize for Painting III (shortlist)

2010

British Council, Connections through Culture: India

2009

Creative Enterprise Award, ECCA (shortlist)

2004

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts

2003

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts

Arts Council England, Creative Ambitions Award

Collections

Beaconhouse University Gallery, Lahore

Central Saint Martins (UAL), London

Croydon Higher Education College, London

Priseman-Seabrook Collection, UK

Komechak Art Gallery, Chicago

Raine's Foundation School, London

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London

Selected Bibliography

2016

The Names, Garageland, 19: Self (Transition Editions)

2015

Contemporary Drawings from Britain (catalogue), Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts

London Painting Survey, Paul O'Kane

Contemporary British Watercolours (catalogue), Simon Carter, ISBN 1515109925

The Brentwood Stations of the Cross, Simon Carter, ISBN 1505832063

Brentwood Stations of the Cross - Good Friday Special, BBC Essex Radio, April

The Tablet, 'Others on the Way', Fr Martin Boland, February ISSN 0039-8837

2014

Priseman-Seabrook Collection of 21st Century British Painting, ISBN 1514186772

Griffin Art Prize, Yorkshire Post, Lindsay Pantry, October

IN THE CITY Catalogue, Robert Harbison, September

East End Review, Painting the Past, review by Maya Oppenheim, March

Wall Street International Magazine, Another Country Interview, February

Another Country, Exhibition Booklet, Skye Sherwin, January

2013

Painter's Table, Matthew Krishanu: Interview, September

DNA India, We Were Trying to Make Sense review, by Malavika Velayanikal, January

2012

The Marmite Prize for Painting IV, Exhibition Catalogue, ISBN 1905659105

2010

The Marmite Prize for Painting III, Exhibition Catalogue, ISBN 1905659091

Elle Girl Korea, 'Brilliant Young Artists', September

2009

Fringe MK Annual Painting Prize, Exhibition Catalogue

2008

Whitechapel Gallery newspaper, Issue two, January

Publications

2016

'Scarlet Ibis', Arty, Transition Editions

2013

Iniva - The A-Z of Emotions, Emotional Learning Cards, ISBN 9781899846573

2013

'Painting the Figure', Becoming Picasso, Teachers' Resource, The Courtauld Gallery

2012

'Expressive Arts', Master Drawings, Teachers' Resource, The Courtauld Gallery

'Tagore's Paintings', Inspired by Tagore, British Council & sampad, ISBN 0956541631

2011

Asia Triennial Manchester Review, a-n magazine, December

2010

Looking with Matthew Krishanu, visitor resource for René Daniëls: Painting on Unknown Languages, Camden Arts Centre

2005

Weather Report, TTOOULI, G. (editor), KRISHANU, M. (illustrator), 2005, Heaventree Press, ISBN 0954881133