Jonathan Baldock

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


Royal College of Art, Kensington, London, England (MA Painting)

Winchester School of Arts, Winchester, England (BA Fine Art Painting)

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions (selected)

Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Hayward Gallery, London, England
Grave Goods, Nicelle Beauchene, New York, New York, USA 

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

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

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

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

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

SUCKERZ, L’Etrangere, London, England (two-person)

Notes from the Orifice, VITRINE Gallery, London, England 
The Soft Machine, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
Warm Bodies, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Netherlands (two-person) 
Hot Spots, 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
Jaakko Pallasvuo & Jonathan Baldock, Triple OG, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham, England (two-person) 

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)

Disrupting the Canon, The Arts Club, London, England
Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Hayward Gallery, London, England (catalogue)
An Ode to Orlando, Pi Artworks, Fitzrovia, London, England

Arts Council Collection: Right About Now, Frieze, No.9 Cork Street, London, England
Human Conditions of Clay, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales
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, Assembly Point, London, England
Fault Lines, Freelands Foundation, London, England
Handle with care; microperformances, q18, Cologne, Germany

Objects Like Us, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, USA 
Bedswerver, FLAT: TWO, London, England 
Distortions, Nathalie Karg, New York, 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, Duddells, London, England

Idea Home Show, Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesborough, England
Offshore, 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, Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy
Maybe your lens is scratched?, The Averard Hotel, London, England
Baldock, Pope, Zahle, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Sunderland, England
Seepferdchen und Flugfische,  Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany; Thermen am Viehmarkt, Trier, Germany; Forum Alte Post, Pirmasens, Germany (touring) 
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, 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, Wooster, Ohio, USA 
ESSERE TESSILE (being textile), Stelline Foundation, Milan, Italy (catalogue)
Only the Lonely / Seuls les solitaires, 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, 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, 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, Belmacz, London, England
Implausible Imposters, Ceri Hand Gallery, London, England
A Conspiracy of Detail, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow, Scotland
The Gathering, Mytoro Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

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

Condensation, Danielle Arnaud Contemporary, London, England
Apocalypstik, The Nunnery, London, England
Pile, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
Polemically Small, 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, 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, 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, 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, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, England

Straylight Cavern, Cooper Gallery, Duncan & Jordanstone School of Art, Dundee, Scotland
From Panic to Power, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
The Brotherhood of Subterreanea, 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; Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London, England
Redundancy, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, England
Shabu Frabu, 007 Hollybush Gardens, London, England


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

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 SPACE, London, England (performance with Florence Peake)
Inhale/Inhabit, Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy (collaboration with Florence Peake)
Kokoro Dance performance in There’s No Place Like Home, Southwark Park Galleries, London, England

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

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

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

Publications (selected)

An Involuntary Trace, This is Jackalope, La Casa Encendida, Spain

25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England, p.68-71

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

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

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

Dr Arantxa Echarte, Jonathan Harvey, Studios for artists: concepts and concrete. A collaboration between Acme Studios and Central Saint Martins, Black Dog Publishing
Dario Cimorelli, ESSERE TESSILE (being textile) 100 artist’s threads from the Canclini Collection, Silvana Editorile, Milan (cat.) 

R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, F. Schulze, Doppleganger; Images of the Human Being, Gestalten

Volume ONE: Theatricality in Contemporary Sculpture, IF Architects
Patricia Ellis, Newspeak: British Art Now - From the Saatchi Gallery, London, Booth-Clibborn Editions
Patrizia Brusarosco, Milovan Farronato, Souvenir d'Italie. A nonprofit art story, Mousse Publishing
M B PiotrovskyDimitri OzerkovPatricia Ellis, Newspeak: British Art Now, The Hermitage Museum, Booth-Clibborn Editions

Awards, Prizes and Residencies

Guest Resident, Porthmeor Studios, 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

Summer Residency, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, England
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, Chicago, 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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