David Shrigley

Born: 1968, Macclesfield, UK
Lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland


Education

1988-91
Glasgow School of Art, BA Fine Art, Glasgow, Scotland


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2014-2015
David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

2014
David Shrigley at Sketch, Sketch, London, England
David Shrigley, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
David Shrigley, Life Model, The Young Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
David Shrigley, Life Model, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
Big Shoes, BQ, Berlin, Germany
Signs, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
Turner Prize, Edbrington, Derry-Londonderry, England

2012-2013
Animations, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
How Are You Feeling?, Cornerhouse, Manchester, England
David Shrigley, Bradford 1 Gallery, Bradford, England

2012
Drawings, Mumbai Art Rooms, Mumbai, India
Arms Fayre, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Brain Activity, Hayward Gallery, London, England; touring to Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
Beginning, Middle and End, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011
Insects, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Animate, Turku Art Museum, Finland
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
BQ, Berlin, Germany

2010-2011
M Museum, Leuven, Belgium
Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow
Anton Kern, New York, USA
2010
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Frieze Art Fair, London, England
M Museum, Leuven, Belgium
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA

2009
David Shrigley New Works, Gallleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Powers, Kunsthalle Mainz, Germany
David Shrigley, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
Fumetto, Kunstmuseum, Luzern, Switzerland
David Shrigley, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2008
David Shrigley, Monotypien, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
Jonathan Monk & David Shrigley Corroborative Paintings, Galeria Estrany De La Mota, Barcelona, Spain
David Shrigley, books, prints and ephemeras, Christoph Daviet-Thery, Paris, France
Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
BQ Galerie.Cologne, Germany
Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
BAWAG Foundation. Vienna, Austria

2007
Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Everything Must Have a Name, Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
To the Wall: David Shrigley with Lily Van der Stokker, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
Monotypes, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
David Shrigley: Recent Prints, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland
David Shrigley, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
Niels Borch Jensen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Fish, Frogs, Men, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005
Photographs With Text On Them,BQ Galerie, Cologne, Germany
I'm Exhausted, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA

2004
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland

2003
Antidepressants, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
BQ Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
Billboard Commission, Gloucester Road Underground Station, London, England

2002
Camden Arts Centre, London, travelling to Mappin Gallery, Sheffield FRAC, Bretagne, France
Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
Domaine de Kerguehennec, France

2001
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
CCS Museum, Bard College, New York, USA
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2000
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

1999
Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

1998
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1997
CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Photographers' Gallery, London, England

1996
Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Ireland
The Contents of the Gap..., Luxus Cont.e. V, Glasgow, Scotland
The Contents of the Gap ... Luxus Cont.e.V, Berlin, Germany

1995
Map of the Sewer, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2014-2015
Private Utopia: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection, Tokyo Station Gallery, Japan; touring to Itami City Museum of Art & The Museum of Arts & Crafts, Itami, Japan; The Museum of Art, Kochi; Japan and Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
PAUSE, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, USA

2014
Study from the Human Body, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Generation, 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Below another sky, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland

2013-2014
Old School Anachronism in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany

2013
Fourth Plinth Commission, The Crypt, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, England
Lightness of Being, Public Art Fund, New York, USA
The Cat Show, White Columns, New York, USA
Ordinary/Extra/Ordinary, The Public, West Bromwich, UK
The Roving Eye: Aura and the Contemporary Portrait, Oakland University Art Gallery, Michigan, USA
Homelands, British Council Touring Exhibition, curated by Latika Gupta; travelling to Delhi; Kolkata; Mumbai; Bengaluru, India
SUPER Visions - Drawing and Being, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Turquoise Heid, Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI, USA

2012
What are you like?, House of Illustration, Holburne Museum, Bath, UK
A Parliament of Lines, Edinburgh City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
Punkt-Systeme, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Curators Series 5, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England
A Perfect Day, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Musique Plastique, agnès b. gallery boutique, New York, USA
Mothers, Contemporary Art Space Chester, Chester, UK
Zoo, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Things Beyond Our Control, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA
Adventureland Golf, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK
Danish and International Art after 1900, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark, København K, Demark
Sous influences, arts plastiques et psychotropes, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

2011
Ron Arad's Curtain Call, The Roundhouse, London, England; touring to Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
All that Glisters, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Make Believe, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
You seem the same as always, The common guild, Glasgow
Placement, Oriel Mostyn, Wales
Relax in Peace, Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland
Ceramic Connections: Wales & Scotland, Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales, UK
Clap, Hessel Museum of Art, Annadale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
The Sculpture Show, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2010
Ein tierisches Vergnügen, Sommerköln 2010, Cologne, Germany
Rude Britannia, Tate Britain, London, England
Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Glasgow, Scotland
The More I Draw, Museum Fur Gegenwartkunst, Siegen, Germany
The Drawing Room, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Facemaker, Royal/T, Culver City, California, USA
Nothing is Forever, South London Gallery, London, England
A Sense of Humor, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
Best of Wonderland, Wonderland Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009
Running Time: Artist Films in Scotland 1960 to Now, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh
Than a T-shirt, Bielefelder Kunstverein
Grin & Bear It: Cruel humour in Art and Life, Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, Ireland
While we are waiting, Gallery Artists. Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Fumetto, International Comix Festival, Kornschutte, Lucerne Town Hall, Switzerland (March - June)
Collected things connected. Berlin Art Unlimited. Basel
Born in the Morning. Dead by Night. Leo Koenig Inc, New York, USA.
Slightly Unbalanced, Rodman Hall Art Centre/Brock University, Ontario
Consider the Lobster (w/Rachel Harrison), Bard College, Annadale-on-the-Hudson
Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
Connected Things Collected, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin
Individualdiagnose, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne Animated, Centre d ́Art Bastille, Grenoble
LEARN TO READ ART: A History of Printed Matter (1976-2009), Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
BLACK HOLE, Centro Cultural Andratx, Andratx / Mallorca, Spain

2008
Fuck You Human, Maribel López Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Life on Mars - 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA, Curated by Douglas Fogle
Pendre la crémaillère, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin, Germany
Lots of Things Like This, apexart, New York, USA
Laughing in a Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London, England
Overkill, Wonderland Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
Irony and Gesture, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Order, Desire, Light, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Contemplating Modern Art, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007
Square, Museum Ritter, Waldenbruch, Germany
Six Feet Under, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
Cult Fiction, Hayward Gallery touring exhibition, New Art Gallery, Walsall; touring to
Nottingham Castle, Nottingham; Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds; Aberystwyth Art Gallery,
Aberystwyth; Tullie House, Carlisle
Learn to Read, Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London, England
Momentary Momentum, Parasol Unit foundation for contemporary art, London; touring to Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, UK (2008)
Comix, Brandts, Odense, Denmark
Silly Adults, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Paper Trails, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006
Spank The Monkey, Baltic, Gateshead, UK
Among The Ash Heaps And Millionaires, Ancient and Modern, London, England
Out of Place, New Art Gallery Walsall, UK
Under Gods Hammer: William Blake versus David Shrigley, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Humor Me, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri, USA
David Shrigley & Peter Land, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Dear Friends, D.o.m.a.i.n.e. d.e. K.e.r.g.u.é.h.n.n.e.c, Centre d'art contemporain,
Bignan, France
Humour Me, Artspace Kansas City, USA
The Compulsive Line: Etching 1900 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Defamation of Character, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
Old News, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden
Six Feet Under, Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland

2005
Situation Comedy, MCA, Chicago, USA
Emotion Pictures, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Drawings: A-Z, Funchal, Portugal

2004
splat! boom! pow!, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway
State of Play, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
Britannia Works, Xippas Gallery, Athens, Greece
Emotion Eins, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
The Birthday Party, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Needful Things: Recent Multiples, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA
Living Dust, Norwich Gallery, Norwich
About Corporeality, Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland
Seeing Other People, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA

2003
Love Over Gold, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
EU3, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Sanctuary, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
The Unhomely, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
The Cat Show, Acme, Los Angeles, USA
Knockabout, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, USA
The Square Show, Bloomberg SPACE, London, England
Splat, Boom, Pow! The Influence of Cartoons in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts
Museum, Houston, USA, touring to Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston and Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, USA

2002
The Galleries Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
Gags and Slapstick in Contemporary Art, CCAC Institute, San Francisco, USA
Jokes, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Out of Line, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, CSU, Los Angeles, USA
State University, Los Angeles, USA
Gymnasion, Bregenz Kunstverein, Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Germany
Open Country, Contemporary Scottish Artists, Le Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Switzerland
The Fantastic Recurrence of Certain Situations: Recent British Art and Photography, Consejéria de Cultura, Madrid, Spain
Reality Check, (various venues)

2001
Rendezvous III, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Televisions, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
Under Bridges and Along The River, Casino Luxembourg
The Fantastic Repetition of Certain Situations, Isabel II, Madrid, Spain (touring)

2000
The British Art Show 5, Edinburgh (touring to Southampton, Cardiff and
Birmingham) (catalogue)
Beck's Futures, ICA, London, England, (touring to Cornerhouse, Manchester and CCA, Glasgow) (catalogue),
One in the Other, London, England (with Ewan Gibbs)
Personal History, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester (touring), (catalogue)
Open Country, Musee Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

1999
Love Bites, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK; touring to Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
Zac 99, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Bildung-information, communication and didactics in contemporary fine arts, Grazer
Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
Getting the Corners, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Shopping, London, (organised by FAT)
GREEN, Exedra (Foundation for Contemporary Art), Hilversum, Netherlands
Plug In, Salon 3, London, England
Word enough to save a life, Word enough to take a life, Clare College Mission Church, London, England
Common People, British Art between Phenomenon and Reality, Fondazione Sandretto re
Rebaudengo per L'arte, Torino, Italy
Waste Management, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
Free Coke, Greene/Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
Ainsi de suite 3 (deuxième partie), Sétè, France
Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
Lè Grând Præmière Opénïng Shöw, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

1998
Surfacing-Contemporary Drawing, ICA, London, England
Matthew Benedict, Yves Chaudouët, Anne-Marie Schneider and David Shrigley, Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA
Real Life, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
Young Scene, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Habitat, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia

1997
Blueprint, de Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tales of The City, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
Young British Photography, Stadthaus, Ulm, Germany
Caldas Biennale, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
About Life in the Periphery, Wacker Kunst, Darmstadt, Germany
Appetizer, Free Parking, Toronto, Canada
Slight, Norwich Gallery, Norwich
Biscuit Barrel, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans

1996
Sarah Staton Superstore, Up & Co, New York, USA
Absolut Blue and White, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
The Unbelievable Truth, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Tramway,
Glasgow
Fucking Biscuits and Other Drawings, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Big Girl/Little Girl, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
White Hysteria, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Melbourne, Australia
Toons, Gallerie Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Denmark
Upset, James Colman Fine Art, London, England

1995
Scottish Autumn, Bartok 23 Galeria, Budapest, Hungary

1994
Some of My Friends, Gallerie Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Art in Scotland, CCA, Glasgow

1992
In Here, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow


Other Projects

2013
"Bubblesplatz" - A Space Called Public / Hoffentlich Öffentlich, Elmgreen & Dragset artistic project, Promenadeplatz, Munich, Germany
Secret 7 Project, Royal College of Art, London, England
Below another sky, The Scottish Print Network, Scotland

2011-2012
Week-End Festival, Cologne, Germany
Sort of Opera: Pass the Spoon (In collaboration with David Fennessy and Nicholas Bone, featuring a live music played by the Red Note Ensemble), The Tramway, Glasgow; touring to Southbank Centre, London, England


Publications and Catalogues (selected)

2014
Weak Messages Create Bad Situations, Canongate Books, London, England

2012
David Shrigley: Brain Activity, Hayward Gallery (catalogue)
Relax in Peace, JRP Ringier, Hard Hat, Genever, Switzerland

2011
Fragments of Torn Up Drawings, BQ, Berlin

2010
What the Hell Are You Doing, Canongate Books, London, England

2009
Red Book, Redstone Press, London, England

2008
Grip (New Edition), Redstone Press, London, England
Man in a Room, Blue Q, USA
Hand, BQ, Cologne

2007
David Shrigley, Centro De Arte Caja De Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Ants Have Sex In Your Beer, Redstone Press/Chronicle
Worried Noodles, 104 pages, Tomlab, Cologne, Germany (Box Set with 2 CDs)

2006
Under God's Hammer: William Blake versus David Shrigley, The Art Gallery of Western
Australia
This is a Paper Trinket for You to Wear, Bywater Brothers Editions, Toronto, Canada
Shrigley Forced To Speak With Others, Azuli, London (spoken word recording 12" Vinyl & CD)
Worried Noodles (The Empty Sleeve), Tomlab, Cologne

2005
The Book of Shrigley, Redstone Press/Chronicle Books, London, England
Photographs with Text, BQ Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Worried Noodles-The Empty Sleeve, Tomlab, Cologne

2004
Kill Your Pets, Revolver, Frankfurt/ Redstone Press, London, England
Blocked Path, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
It is It, Nieves, Zurich, Switzerland
Let's Wrestle, Redstone Press, London, England
Rules, Redstone Press, London, England (book of postcards)

2003
Yellow Bird With Worm, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
Who I Am and What I Want, Redstone Press, London, England
Leotard, BQ, Cologne, Germany
Joy, Redstone Press, London, England (book of postcards)
Evil Thoughts, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, USA (book of postcards)
Human Achievement, The Redstone Press, London, England

2002
Recent Developments in British Photography and Video, British Council, London, England
Evil Thoughts, 24 Postcards, The Redstone Press, London, England
David Shrigley, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK; travelling to Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK
David Shrigley, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan

2001
The Fantastic Recurrence of Certain Situations, The British Council and Photographers' Gallery, London, England
Do not bend, The Redstone Press, London, England
Collaboration with Yoshitomo Nara in Bijutsu Techo

2000
Weekly cartoon in the Independent on Sunday
Grip, Pocketbooks, Edinburgh
Why we got the sack from the Museum, The Redstone Press, London, England
Blank Page and Other Pages, The Modern Institute, Glasgow
Hard Work, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Let Not These Shadows Fall Upon Thee, Tramway, Glasgow

1999
The Beast is Near, Redstone Press, London, England (Reprinted 2000)
Fel, Rudins, Sweden (Swedish translation of Err)

1998
To Make Meringue You Must Beat The Egg Whites Until
They Look Like This, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Centre Parting, The Little Cockroach Press, Toronto, Canada
Order of Service, The Armpit Press, Glasgow
Why We Got the Sack From The Museum, Redstone Press, London, England (Reprinted 2002)

1997
Public Relations-New British Photography, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern

1996
Err, Book Works, London, England (Reprinted 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003)
Drawings Done Whilst On The Phone To Idiot, The Armpit Press, Glasgow
Let Not these Shadows Fall Upon Thee, Tramway, Glasgow

1995
Enquire Within, The Armpit Press, Glasgow

1994
Blanket of Filth, The Armpit Press, Glasgow

1992
Merry Eczema, Black Rose, Glasgow
The Bloodied Spear

1991
Slug Trails, Black Rose, Glasgow

 

Bibliography (selected)

2014
Ewing, Sarah, David Shrigley on his childhood, Adam and the Ants and Glasgow School of Art, The Independent, 31 October
Scott, Fiona Sinclair, David Shrigley Revamps London's Sketch Restaurant, Showcasing Largest Body of Work Ever, Huffington Post Arts & Culture, 13 June
Dickens, Zoe, In Conversation with David Shrigley, Harper's Bazaar, 11 June
Brown, Griselda Murray, David Shrigley interview, Financial Times, 10 June
Compton, Nick, Artist David Shrigley turns Sketch's Gallery restaurant into a work of art, Wallpaper, 10 June
Curtis, Jake, Art on a Plate, 8 June
Sherwin, Skye, Food for Thought, W Magazine, 6 June
Jury, Louise, David Shrigley dines out on his designs for Sketch, London Evening Standard, 6 June
Lewis, Tim, Q&A New Review, The Observer, 1 June
Lewis, Tim, David Shrigley: 'It's difficult in the world of fine art to have a comic voice', The Guardian, 31 May
Edwards, Rhiannon, Brit Art conquers America, The Telegraph, 11 April
Brown, Mark, High art: Thumbs up in Trafalgar Square, The Guardian, 8 February
Singh, Anita, Fourth Plinth statues unveiled: a giant thumb and a horse skeleton, The Telegraph, 7 February

2013
Luke, Ben, David Shrigley: 'I don't care about the Turner Prize - just let me have the Fourth Plinth', London Evening Standard, 2 December
Five things in London that David Shrigley gives the thumbs up, Time Out, 11 November
Goldstein, Andrew M., David Shrigley on His Funny Way of Making Art, Art Space, 11 November Prodger, Michael, David Shrigley: Art has become about the richest 1 per cent and what they buy, New Statesman, 31 October
Lay, Kate, Turner nominee Shrigley to head new children's gallery, The Times, 29 October
Self, Will, Interview, The Guardian, 19 October
Greenstreet, Rosanna, Q&A: David Shrigley, The Guardian, 21 September
Davies, Geraint, David Shrigley interview, Crack Magazine, July
Ruiz, Cristina, Shrigley enshrines Bubbles the chimp, The Art Newspaper, 11 June
Alderson, Rob, Opinion: Why David Shrigley should win this year's Turner Prize, It's Nice That, 1 May
Clark, Nick, David Shrigley's fine line between art and fun nominated for Turner Prize, The Independent, 25 April
Jury, Louise, Turner Prize: black humour artist David Shrigley is finally taken seriously by judges, London Evening Standard, 25 April
Forbes, Alexander, ‘Bubbles Is Still Alive': David Shrigley Makes a Shrine to Michael Jackson's Pet, Blouin Artinfo, 22 April
Asfour, Nana, David Shrigley's Signs of Life, The New Yorker, 18 January

2012
Bond, Bryony, Interview: David Shrigley, Corridor8, 10 October
Lynn, Jennifer, Interview: David Shrigley, Scotcampus, 9 October
Jones, Jonathan, Crazy goldtime for Hitler: should we salute the Chapman brothers' statue?, The Guardian, 15 August
Goldenthal, Lillian, Second Annual Jerusalem Season of Culture, Jewish Scene Magazine, 8 August
Fernandes, Kasmin, See darkly comic absurdist squiggles, The Times of India, 20 July
Eggers, Dave, The artist's irreverent art makes it debut in India, Time Out Mumbai, 6 July
Crucchiola, Dead Animals and Other Art Grace New Exhibit, Wired, 22 June
Frank, Prescilla, Brain Activity comes to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Huffington Post, 12 June
East, Rosanna, Live: Pass the Spoon, Southbank Centre, London, Big Issue, 8 May
Doohan, Carmel, David Shrigley: Brain Activity, Exeunt, 1 March
Hill, Rosemary, At the Hayward, London Review of Books, 23 February
Moss, Abigail, David Shrigley says ‘LOOK AT THIS!', The Upcoming, 19 February
Chayka, Kyle, App Art: David Shrigley's "Light Switch" Takes a Swipe at Conceptual Art on the iPhone, Art Info, 16 February
Hogan, Ruth, David Shrigley: Brain Actvity, This is Tomorrow, 16 February
Charlesworth, JJ, David Shrigley: Brain Activity, Time Out, 8 February
Gayford, Martin, Monster's Boots, Terrier Draw Ironic Laughs in London, Bloomberg Businessweek, 6 February
Darwent, Charles, David Shrigley: Brain Activity, The Independent, 5 February
Januszczak, Waldemar, Absurdly Amazing David Shrigley, Culture, The Sunday Times, 5 February
Gillions, Jennie, David Shrigley: Brain Activity at the Hayward Gallery, Culture 24, 3 February
Sutcliffe, Tom, The luxurious nature of whimsy, The Independent, 3 February
What Does David Shrigley Do All Day?, Phaidon, 1 February
David Shrigley on his Stylist cover: What inspired the iconic artist, Stylist Magazine, February
Searle, Adrian, David Shrigley's Cartoon Capers, The Guardian, 30 January
Sooke, Alastair, Brain Activity: The Weird World of David Shrigley, The Telegraph, 28 January
Lezard, Nicholas, David Shrigley: One of the Cleverest, Funniest Conceptual Artists, The Guardian, 27 January
Miller, Phil, A Man of The People, The Herald, 27 January
David Shrigley Opens His Brain- Video, The Guardian, 27 January

2011
Higgins, Charlotte, David Shrigley given first major UK retrospective, The Guardian, 22 November
Johnston, Alex, Shrigley's food-based opera aims for pure entertainment and succeeds, The List, 21 November
Larkin, Philip, A ‘Sort-Of' Review of David Shrigley's "Pass the Spoon", Huffington Post, 20 November
Weston, Hilary, Artist David Shrigley on his Wonderfully Strange Fine-Art Cartoons, Black Book Magazine, 1 September
It's Curtains for London, The Economist, 16 August
Levy, Paul, A Curtain of Light and Sound, The Wall Street Journal, 12 August
David Shrigley, Bazaar, January, p. 189

2010
Making sense of Frieze week, The Economist, 20 October
Searle, Adrian, Frieze art fair 2010: the verdict, The Guardian, 13 October
Jones, Alice, All the fun of the Frieze, The Independent, 16 October
Sawers, Claire, Mainly I'm proud that I don't have to have a proper job - David Shrigley interview, The List, 24 August
Crow, Kelly, Shopping for a New Barbed-Wire Cowboy Hat, The Wall Street Journal, 9 October
Higgins, Charlotte, Frieze Art: London gears up for annual fair, 13 October
Cornwell, Tim, The Big Frieze, The Scotsman, 16 October
McKai, Andrew, Overloading at Frieze, The Wall Street Journal, 15 October
Making Sense of Frieze Week, The Economist, 20 October
The Mark of Shrigley, Vogue, 15 October
Ingo Niermann, My Last Year, Sleek Magazine for Art and Fashion, Spring, p. 157 illustrated in colour
Burnside, Anna, David Shrigley at Glasgow Visual Arts Festival, 25 April
Ramaswamy, Chitra, The Scotsman, 12 April
Elle, March
Cockroaches to fly through David Shrigley walls at Science Museum's Atmosphere, Culture 24, 22 November
Allson, Lauren, Van Gogh, Kahlo speak from beyond the grave at Frieze art fair, CNN, 19 October

2009
Gatti, Tom, David Shrigley: the joker with a deadly punchline, The Times, 4 March
Guide to Drawing, The Guardian, 19 September
Flash Art online, September

2008
Vogue, September
Who He Is & What He Wants, Tokion, Fall
Knight, Christopher, Carnegie Museum of Art's Life on Mars, Los Angeles Times, 7 May
Mugan, Chris, Portrait of the Artist as a Music Fan, The Independent, 24 January
Hodgson, Deane, A Dark Sense of Humour in BALTIC, Metro, 9 September

2007
Shrigley, David, R., Stevie Moore by David Shrigley, Bomb Magazine, Issue 101, Fall, pp.47-54
O'Connell, Sharon, Instant Noodles, Time Out London, 17-23 October
Richard Nicoll, Rock Art, Dazed & Confused, October
Horatia Harrod, Oddly Drawn Boy, Sunday Telegraph, Seven Magazine
Richard, Frances, David Shrigley, Malmö Konsthall, Artforum, September
Davies, Lillian, Momentary Momentum, Artforum, April
Hubbard, Sue, The details are nicely sketchy, Independent, 27 March
Gavin, Francesca, Moving Drawings at London's Parasol Unit, BBC Collective, 8 March
Aitch, Iain, and Stradtmann, Jan, I am not a Comedian, Art World, pp.46-53

2006
Searle, Adrian, Crude Awakenings, Guardian, 21 November
Arendt, Paul, Tate snaps up cartoons by David Shrigley, Guardian, 17 October, p. 21
The Galleries' Top 100 Artists, Flash Art, Vol. 39, No. 250, October
Coelsch-Foisner, Sabine (Ed.), Fantastic Body Transformations in English Literature, Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg (cover)
Williams-Akoto, Tessa, Why Settle For a Garrett?, Independent on Sunday, 9 August (cover and pp. 2-3)
Smith, Aidan, Scotland on Sunday, 2 July
DJ, Book of the Fortnight, Leeds Guide, 25 January

2005
Morton, Tom, V&A Magazine, Winter
Beagles, John, MAP, Issue 4, Winter, p. 62
McLeish, Numpty, Nude, Winter
The Times, 3 December
Knave, 1 December
Instant, December
Baxter, Glen, Observer Review, 27 November
Wilson, Rebecca, Art Review, 16 October
Observer Magazine, 16 October
Independent Magazine, 15 October, pg.7
AC, Metro, 5 October
Sooke, Alastair, Telegraph, 1 October
Quirk, Justin, Arena, October
i-D, October
Kultureflash, 28 September
Allan, Vicky, Sunday Herald Magazine, 18 September (cover)
Bucknall, Simon, Blueprint, 12 September
Barton, Laura, Guardian, 10 September
Quintessentially, 1 September
Previews, Bookseller, 12 July
The Bookseller, 8 July
Hanley, Lindsay, Glasgow Herald, 18 June, p. 8

2004
Sawyer, Miranda, Observer, 12 September
Orr, Deborah, Independent, 8 November
Close, Ajay, The Scotsman, 8 November

2003
Caniglia, Julie, Anton Kern review, Artforum, January, p. 140
Garrett, Craig, Art and Artlessness, Flash Art, May/June

2002
Stern, Steven, Anton Kern review, Time Out New York, 31 October-7 November
Triming, Lee, Camden Art Centre review, Flash Art, May/June

2001
Wilshire, Mark, Art Monthly, April
Power, Mike, Doodles from the Dark Side, BIG, 15-21 October, No.459 pp. 21-22
Neal Brown, Art Review, March, vol.LIII, p. 48
Healy, Jim, David Shrigley - Stephen Friedman Gallery, What's On in London, March-April
Wilson, Michael, David Shrigley - Stephen Friedman Gallery, Art on Paper, July/August

2000
Walters, Helen, Creative Review, October
Davies, Sophie, Time Out, 11 October
Medway, Jim, Flux, August
Jonathan Jones, Beck's Futures, The Guardian, 21 March

1999
Coomer, Martin, Review, Time Out, 31 March-7 April, p. 45
Searle, Adrian, Objects of ridicule, The Guardian, 23 March, p.9
Lingaard, Jade, Les Inrockuptibles, 16-23 September

1998
Chapman, Anna, Arena, December
Bracewell, Michael, Renaissance man, The Guardian, December
Palmer, Judith, The wonderful world of Shrigley, The Independent, 19 November
Insert: David Shrigley, Parkett, 53, August, pp. 153-168
Killam, Brad, David Shrigley, New Art Examiner, 25, No.4, December 1997/January 1998, p. 59
Smith, Roberta, New York Times, 10 July

1997
Beech, David, David Shrigley: The Photographers' Gallery, Art Monthly, 204, March, pp. 29- 30
Kent, Sarah, Time Out London, 2-9 April
Thrift, Julia, David Shrigley, Roman Signer, Time Out, 26 February

1996
Wilson, Mike, David Shrigley: Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Winter
Larsen, Lars Bang, Toons: Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Flash Art, November/December
Findlay, Judith, David Shrigley: Artist, Flash Art, May/June, p. 64
Findlay, Judith, David Shrigley: Transmission, Flash Art, January/February, p.106

1995
Findlay, Judith, David Shrigley: Map of the Sewer-Transmission Gallery, Zing Magazine,
Winter
Bracewell, Michael, Jesus doesn't want me for a sunbeam, Frieze, 25 November/December, pp. 50-51


Magazine Projects (selected)

2007
Art World Magazine, Issue II, December, Insert

2005-2009
Guardian (weekly cartoon every Saturday)

2001
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
Cabinet Magazine, Issue 2

1999/2000
Independent On Sunday Review (Weekly Cartoon 1/1999 to 2/2000)

1998
Parkett, Number 53, Insert


Animations (selected)

2011
The Artist, Edition of 6, running time 2 minutes, 24 seconds

2008
Sleep (self-produced)
Conveyor Belt (self-produced)

2007
Light Switch, Edition of 6, running time 1 minute, 29 seconds
The Door, (Frieze Film)

2006
Laundry, Edition of 6, running time 2 minutes, 40 seconds
‘New Friends', Edition of 6, running time 1 minute

2005
‘Who I Am And What I Want' Animate! Commission for Channel 4 (Collaboration with Chris Shepherd)

2004
BBC.co.uk/collective (weekly animation 'Modern Thought')
Bonnie Prince Billy ‘Agnes Queen of Sorrow' promo

2003
Blur ‘Good Song' promo (collaboration with Shynola)

2002
What Happens After You're Dead, Channel4.com viro project


Commissions/Awards (selected)

2016
Really Good, Fourth Plinth Commission, Trafalgar Square, London, England

2013
Nominee for the 2013 Turner Prize, London, UK
Shortlisted for the Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square, London, UK

2011
High Line Art (commissioned billboard), New York, USA

2006
Winner of Tiger Short Film Award at Rotterdam Int. Film Festival, The Netherlands (for Who I am and what I want)
Winner of Public Choice Best Film Award at the British Animation Awards, United Kingdom (for Who I am and what I want)
Winner of Best Animated Film at Kino Int. Film Festival, Manchester, United Kingdom (for Who I am and what I want)
Winner of Best Comedy Film at Stuttgart Int. Animation Film Festival, Germany (for Who I am and what I want)
Winner of Special Mention at Granada Int. Film Festival, Spain (for Who I am and what I want)
Winner of Best Animated Film at the Wood Green Int. Film Festival, United Kingdom (for Who I am and what I want)
Winner of Public Choice Award at Ann Arbor Int. Film Festival, USA (for Who I am and what I want)

1999
BMW Financial Services Group Photographic Calendar Project, London, England


Public Collections

The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut, USA
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA
The British Council, London, England
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tate, London, England
Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria