Jonathan Baldock

Born: Pembury, England, 1980
Lives and works in London, England


2003–2005 Royal College of Art, Kensington, London (MA Painting)
2000–2003 Winchester School of Arts, Winchester (BA Fine Art Painting)

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions (selected)

Warm Inside, Accelerator, Stockholm, Sweden
I’m Still Learning, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain 

Me, Myself and I, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
Facecrime (suspect), Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Facecrime, (touring) Bluecoat, Liverpool, England

Facecrime, (touring) Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland, England
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Facecrime, (touring) Camden Arts Centre, London, England
My biggest fear is that someone will to crawl into it, Fitzrovia Chapel, London

There's No Place Like Home, Southwark Park Galleries, London, England
My biggest fear is that someone will to crawl into it, SPACE, London, England
Love Life: Act 2 (touring 2-person show with Emma Hart), The Grundy, Blackpool, England
Love Life: Act 3, (touring 2-person show with Emma Hart), De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, England
Jonathan Baldock, OneWorkGallery, Vienna, Austria

Love Life: Act 1, (touring 2-person show with Emma Hart), PEER, London, England
The Skin I Live in, Nicelle Beauchene, New York, USA

SUCKERZ, L'Etrangere, London, England (2-person exhibition with Emma Hart)

Notes from the Orifice, VITRINE Gallery, London, England 
The Soft Machine, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, England
Warm Bodies, (2-person show with Olga Balema), Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Netherlands
Hot Spots, (organised by Tobin Gibson) The Apartment, Vancouver, Canada
Multiple points in this crude landscape, Primary, Nottingham, England

A Strange mix between a Butcher's Shop and a Nightclub, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, England

The Blue Epoch, Colloredo-Mansfeldský Palác, AMoYA, Prague, Czech Republic

Musica, Annarumma Gallery, Naples, Italy
Pierrot, PeregrineProgram, Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Fool's Flipside, Cell Projects, London, England

Ennui, Backlit Studios, Nottingham, England
H.E, The Fine Art Society, London, England

Group Exhibitions (selected)

Threadbare, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Stephen Friedman Gallery at The London House of Modernity, London, England (collaboration with Modernity, Stockholm, Sweden)

Towner International, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, England

25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)

Hyper Mesh (curated by Alice Bonnot) Assembly Point, London, England
Fault Lines (curated by Edward Ball), Freelands Foundation, London, England
Handle with care; microperformances (curated by Julia Thiemann), q18, Cologne, Germany

Objects Like Us (curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and David Adamo), The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, USA
Bedswerver, FLAT: TWO, London, England
Distortions (organised by Carl D'Alvia), Nathalie Karg, New York, USA
Uncanny Memories, Sophia Contemporary, London, England
The Gathering, Panthera Today, Brussels, Belgium
Jutro, Castor, London, England
TERRA; A contemporary history of ceramic sculpture, Hotel Contemporary, London, England
Doubting Thomas (curated by Ying Kwok), Duddells, London, England

Idea Home Show. MIMA (Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art), Middlesborough, England
Offshore (curated by Invisible dust), Ferens Art Gallery & Hull Maritime Museum, Hull, England
Bodikon, Belmacz, London, England
Ex Roma IV, A.P.T, London, England
Mad Cow, SCAG Contemporary, Vienna, Austria

Conversation Piece | Part 3 (curated by Marcello Smarrelli), Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy
Maybe your lens is scratched? (curated by Bianca Baroni & Alex Meurice), The Averard Hotel, London, England
Baldock, Pope, Zahle, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Arts (NGCA), Sunderland, England
Seepferdchen und Flugfische (touring), Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany
Seepferdchen und Flugfische (touring), Thermen am Viehmarkt, Trier, Germany
Seepferdchen und Flugfische (touring), Forum Alte Post, Pirmasens, Germany
Sunscreen, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, England
The Conformist, Belmacz, London, England
Costermongering (A project by Paul Branca), Belmacz, London, England
Mask, Pluspace, Coventry, England
My own private Idaho (organised by Rafal Zajko), Charlton Gallery, London, England
Gettin' the heart ready (10th Anniversary show), The Royal Standard, Liverpool, England
IMAGINE, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

Archetypes, Power, and Puppets, College of Wooster Art Museum (CWAM), Wooster, Ohio, USA
ESSERE TESSILE (being textile), (curated by Chiara Gatti) Stelline Foundation, Milan, Italy (catalogue)
Only the Lonely / Seuls les solitaires (curated by Elina Suoyrjö), La Galerie centre d'art contemporain, Paris, France
Sunscreen, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Made in Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany
A friend is only a human body, Nicelle Beauchene, New York, USA
The Varieties - Dance First, Think Later, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, England

Contemporary Art Society: Art in the Home, York, England
Protected Space, Belmacz, London, England
Hey I'm Mr Poetic, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, England
Tokyo in the Fall, Gerald Moore Gallery, London, England
ING Discerning Eye (Nominated by Helen Sumpter), Mall Galleries, London, England

ARE YOU ALRIGHT? New Art From Britain, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Toronto, Canada (catalogue)
Relativity Absolute, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, England
SpaziAperti, Romanian Academie, Rome, Italy
Please Be Quiet, British School in Rome, Rome, Italy
For Summer Is A Come Unto Day (curated by Simon Costin), Belmacz, London, England
Implausible Imposters, Ceri Hand Gallery, London, England
A Conspiracy of Detail, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow, Scotland
The Gathering, Mytoro Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Jaakko Pallasvuo & Jonathan Baldock, Triple OG, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham, England

LondonTwelve, City Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (catalogue) 
The Gathering, Yukiko Kawase Galerie Contemporain, Paris, France
Imagined Pasts and Unknown Futures, High House Gallery, Oxford, England
Dawdle, Blackboard 8, Space, London, England (curated by Gareth Bell-Jones) 

Condensation, Danielle Arnaud Contemporary, London, England
Apocalypstik, The Nunnery, London, England
Pile, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, England
Polemically Small, (curated by Edward Lucie-Smith), Torrance Art Museum, California, USA
Jonathan Baldock / Karla Black / Morag Keil / Jonathan Monk, MALLORCA Landings, Mallorca
British Art Now, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia (catalogue)

Boyfriend Material (curated by LIANGWEST & Prem Sahib), 8 Egerton Garden Mews, London, England
Props, Events & Encounters; Theatricality in Contemporary Sculpture, The Hub,  Athens, Greece (catalogue)
Hierarchies of Allegiance, The Royal Standard, Liverpool, England
Pile (curated by Craig Fischer), Surface Gallery, Nottingham, England
SV10 (Selected by Jennifer Higgie and Rebecca Warren), Studio Voltaire, London, England
Negotiable Values, 501 Arts Space, Chongqing, China
NEWSPEAK; British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London, England (catalogue)

Memories and Encounters, Viafarini, Milan, Italy
NEWSPEAK; British Art Now, Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia (catalogue)
O / A Stiff New Speak: Bandeau (curated by Nicholas Byrne and Gareth Bell Jones, Tricycle Arts Centre, Kilburn, London, England
Straylight Cavern, Cell Project Space, London, England
Group Show TC Open, Turner Contemporary, Margate, England
Stranger Things are Happening, (curated by Jude Bennett), Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, England

Straylight Cavern, Cooper Gallery, Duncan & Jordanstone School of Art, Dundee, Scotland
From Panic to Power (curated by Brian Bress), Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
The Brotherhood of Subterreanea, (organised by Ben Judd), Kunstbunker Nuremberg, Germany
Wassail, Cell Project Space, London, England

Lady Holic, Rod Barton Invites, London, England
Group, W.S. Bartletts, London, England
Frou Frou Foxes in Midsummer Fires, Colony Gallery, Birmingham, England

First, Last and Always, Axis Arts Centre Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Through The Large Glass, Three Colts Gallery London, England
World Cup, 39, London, England
Baroque My World, Transition Gallery, London, England
Milk Before Tea, Tara Bryan Gallery, London, England
Hollow Salon, Hollow Contemporary, London, England

All At Once, Together, At the Same Time; Colony Gallery, Birmingham, England
Anthea Hamilton, Adam Latham, Jonathan Baldock, I-cabin; London, England
Invasion's Of Piquancy; Kenny Schacter ROVE, London, England
SV05 (Selected by Enrico David and Cathrine Wood), Studio Voltaire, London, England
Painting MA show; RCA, Kensington Gore, London, England
Redundancy; Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, Hants, England
Shabu Frabu, 007 Hollybush Gardens, London, England


Gatekeepers, (touring) Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Gatekeepers, (touring) Camden Arts Centre, London, England


Shudder Judder, Tate St Ives, Cornwall, England
Shudder Judder II, Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway
Figures in a Landscape (Rubato Dance Company), Gemäldegalerie im Kulturforum, Berlin, Germany

Inter-penetrating waves of energy constellating in time and space (Florence Peake performing with Baldock in "the bed") SPACE, London, England
Inhale/Inhabit (collaboration with Florence Peake), Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy
Kokoro Dance performance in There's No Place Like Home, Southwark Park Galleries, London, England

The Book of Love (collaboration with Kokoro Dance), The Roundhouse, Vancouver, Canada

Apparition of the Phantom Limb (collaboration with Florence Peake), Experimentica14 Festival, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
Vignette for the Orifice (collaboration with Florence Peake), VITRINE, London, England
Multiple points in this crude landscape (with Florence Peake), Primary, Nottingham, England
Revolver II: Interventions (collaboration with Rafal Zajko) Matts Gallery, London, England

A Strange mix between a Butcher's Shop and a Nightclub (collaboration with Dog Hill Kennel Projects), Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, England
Two Figures in a Landscape (choreographed by Rubato Dance Group), Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Catalogues and Publications (selected)

25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Louisa Elderton, Phaidon Press, Vitamin T: Threads + Textiles + Textiles in Contemporary Art
Salvatore Viviano, The OWG Diary, Harpune Verlag, p.135-136

The Domestic Plane: New Perspectives on Tabletop Art Objects, Published by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2018
Mary Fellowes, PINK, Lawrence King Publishing

Craig Burnett, ‘Don't you think that's a bit personal?', Emma Hart- Mamma Mia, Aldgate Press Ltd.

2015 Dr Arantxa Echarte, Jonathan Harvey (editor), Studios for artists: concepts and concrete. A collaboration between Acme Studios and Central Saint Martins, Black Dog Publishing, p.50, 61, 64, 89
Dario Cimorelli, ESSERE TESSILE (being textile) 100 artist's threads from the Canclini Collection, SilvanaEditorile, Milan (cat.) p.70

R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, F. Schulze (Editors), Doppleganger; Images of the Human Being, published by Gestalten, 2011.

Volume ONE: Theatricality in Contemporary Sculpture. IF Architects. 2010.
Patricia Ellis, Newspeak : British Art Now - From the Saatchi Gallery, London (Paperback), Published by Booth-Clibborn Editions 2010, p.17-20.
Patrizia Brusarosco, Milovan Farronato, Souvenir d'Italie. A nonprofit art story, Mousse Publishing, 2010, p.154 - 155
M B Piotrovsky (Author), Dimitri Ozerkov (Author), Patricia Ellis (Author), Newspeak: British Art Now [Hardcover], The Hermitage Museum, Booth-Clibborn Editions, 2010. p.11-14

Awards, Prizes and Residencies

Porthmeor Studios Guest Resident, St Ives, Cornwall, England
Creation of the initial London Borough of Culture Award commissioned by Mayor of London, England

Freelands - Lomax Ceramic Fellowship, Camden Art Centre, London, England

Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany

Abbey Fellowship, British School in Rome, Italy
Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China

The Forest Residency, Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge, England

A.I.R KinoKino, Sandnes, Norway
Arts Council England Grant, Sichuan Fine Art Institute, Chongqing , China

ACME Firestation Residency, London, England

Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) Summer Residency, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
ViaFarini, Milan, Italy (Nominated by Runa Islam)

Braziers International Workshop Residency, Oxford, England

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Residency, Madison, Maine, USA

Visiting Lecturer/Tutor

MA Slade UCL, London, England
BA Fine Art Drawing, Camberwell College of Art and Design, London, England
BA Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, England
Feedback Session, Liverpool, England

BA Sculpture, Slade School of Fine Art, London, England
Royal Academy Schools, London, England

Fine Art Department, Kingston University, London, England

Fine Art Department, Winchester School of Art Hampshire, England
BA Fine Art, Nottingham University Nottingham, England

MFA course, Goldsmith College London, England

Foundation Level Visual Art, Rogland School of Art, Stavanger, Norway
Fine Art Dept (MFA) SAIC, Chicago Art Institute, Illinois, USA

Fine Art BA and MA, Camberwell College of Art, University of the Arts, London, England
Fine Art BA and MA, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, England





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