David Shrigley

(Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) 


Born: 1968, Macclesfield, UK
Lives and works in Brighton, England


Glasgow School of Art, BA Fine Art, Glasgow, Scotland

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

Do Not Touch the Worms, Copenhagen Contemporary, Denmark
Fond Memories of Giant Bug, Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic 

Kindness: Prints & Drawings by David Shrigley, Newstead Abbey Historic House & Gardens, Nottinghamshire
Do it (do not do it), Museo de arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
David Shrigley: To Be of Use, Art Omi, Ghent, New York, USA
Exhibition of Inflatable Swan Things and Other Things, Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Fluff War, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
David Shrigley, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

Exhibition of Inflatable Swan Things, Spritmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
David Shrigley, Sketch, London, England 

David Shrigley: Life Model II, Fabrica, Brighton, UK
David Shrigley: Laughterhouse, Deste Foundation Project Space, Hydra, Athens, Greece
Lose Your Mind, Power Station of Art & Design, Shanghai, China 

New Drawings, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
Skip Gallery, London, UK
Hall Art Foundation, Reading, VT
Problem Guitars, Anton Kern Gallery, Independent New York, NY

Lose Your Mind, British Council, Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico touring to MAC, Santiago, Chile, Storage by Hyundai Card, Seoul and Art Tower Mito, Japan.

Really Good, The Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square, London, England

Memorial, Public Art Fund commission, Doris C. Freedman Plaza, New York, NY
Drawings and Paintings, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, USA
Colourful Works on Paper, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Song For The Rat, BQ, Berlin, Germany
Prix Canson 2016, Drawing Center, New York, USA

David Shrigley, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland Arts Festival, Auckland, New Zealand
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
Light Switch, Glow Winter Arts Festival, Third Drawer Down, Melbourne, Australia
David Shrigley, La Batie, Festival de Geneve, Bibliotheque Municipale De La Cite, Geneva, Switzerland
Lose Your Mind, British Council, Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico [cat.]

David Shrigley, Sketch, London, England 

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

Drawing, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Life Model, The Young Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland  
Life Model, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark 
The Peanut Gallery, New York, NY

Big Shoes, BQ, Berlin, Germany 
Signs, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
Turner Prize, Derry ~ Londonderry, UK

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

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

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

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 

David Shrigley New Works, Galleri 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

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

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 

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 

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

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

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

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 

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

Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark 

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

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

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 

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 

Map of the Sewer, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

Animals in Art, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark


25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

State of the Arts, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany 

Lines from Scotland, St Andrews Museum, Fife, Scotland; touring to Dunfermlines Carnegie Library & Galleries, Dunfermline, Scotland
Drawn World: Drawings from Menzel to Warhol, Galerie Ludorff, Germany
Playmode, MAAT, Lisbon, Portugal 
Stance & Fall: A Wavering World, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany

Dog Show, CGP London: The Gallery & Dilston Grove, London, UK
There’ll Never be a Door You’re Inside: Works from the Coleção Teixeira de Freitas, Santander Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain
The Lie of the Land, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK
The Stage is Yours, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA/The Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Here & Now, Peter Harrington Gallery, London, UK
TYPE, Hang-Up Gallery, London, UK
Collaborationism, Peter Harrington Gallery, London, UK
BRIT ART, Lawrence Alkin Gallery, London, UK
Sweats & Tears, Saasfee Pavilion, Berlin, Germany
And I Will Take You To Paradise, Kunstmuseet Kube, Ålesund, Norway

Partizipation Als Künstlerisches Prinzip, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone, England, UK
You Are Not Alone, Athr Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Hang-Up Gallery Collections 2017, Hang-Up Gallery, London, UK
JUMP, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
News/Prints, International Print Centre, New York City, NY, USA
Donde Esta La Playa? The Summer Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen

Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
Toulouse International Art Festival, Toulouse, France
Alice in Crisis, Dio Horia Gallery, Mykonos, Greece
Found, Foundling Museum, London, UK
The Scottish Endarkenment: Art and Unreason 1945 to the present, Dovecot Gallery Edinburgh, Scotland
Seeing Round Corners, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
Joia De Artista, Galeria Bergamin Gomide, São Paulo, Brazil
720, Singapore International Festival of Arts, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
Problem In Toulouse, Institut Supérieur Des Arts De Toulouse, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse

I Dropped the Lemon Tart, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, USA
Eyes on the Prize, The Travelling Gallery in association with Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
All Of Us Have a Sense of Rhythm, David Robert’s Art Foundation, London, England
Drawing Now: 2015, The Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Below Another Sky, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Inverness, Scotland
Idiot Box, Kate MacGarry, London, England
Devils in the Making, Gallery Of Modern Art, Glasgow, UK

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 
ARCHIVE FEVER!, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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
Reclaimed: The Second Life of Sculpture, The Briggait, Glasgow International, Glasgow, Scotland
More Than This, Theodore: Art, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Paradigm Store, Howick Place, London, England

Old School Anachronism in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany

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

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. Galerie 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

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, Scotland
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

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

Running Time: Artist Films in Scotland 1960 to Now, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Than a T-shirt, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany
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
Born in the Morning. Dead by Night, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA
Slightly Unbalanced, Rodman Hall Art Centre/Brock University, Ontario, Canada 
Consider the Lobster (w/Rachel Harrison), Bard College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, New York, USA
Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
Connected Things Collected, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin, Germany
Individualdiagnose, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne Animated, Centre d ́Art Bastille, Grenoble, France
LEARN TO READ ART: A History of Printed Matter (1976-2009), Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany 
BLACK HOLE, Centro Cultural Andratx, Andratx / Mallorca, Spain

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

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 
Comix, Brandts, Odense, Denmark 
Silly Adults, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Paper Trails, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

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

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

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, Scotland
Needful Things: Recent Multiples, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA 
Living Dust, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK
About Corporeality, Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland
Seeing Other People, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA

Love Over Gold, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
EU3, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England 
Sanctuary, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy 
The Unhomely, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK
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

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

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) 

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, Scotland
Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester (touring) (catalogue) 
Open Country, Musee Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland 

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), England
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

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 

Blueprint, de Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Tales of The City, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland 
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, UK
Biscuit Barrel, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans, UK

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

Scottish Autumn, Bartok 23 Galeria, Budapest, Hungary 

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

In Here, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

Other Projects

Artist Carte Blanche, Ruinart Champagne

Guest Director, Brighton Festival, Brighton, UK

London: Everyone Welcome, poster for Art on the Underground, Transport for London Contemporary Art Programme

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

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) 


25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Animals, published on the occasion of David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind, British Council

20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)

Weak Messages Create Bad Situations, Canongate Books, London, England
David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

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

Fragments of Torn Up Drawings, BQ, Berlin, Germany

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

Red Book, Redstone Press, London, England

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

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)

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), England
Worried Noodles (The Empty Sleeve), Tomlab, Cologne, Germany

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

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) 

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  

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 

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

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

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

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, Scotland 
Why We Got the Sack From The Museum, Redstone Press, London, England (Reprinted 2002) 

Public Relations-New British Photography, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern 

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

Enquire Within, The Armpit Press, Glasgow, Scotland

Blanket of Filth, The Armpit Press, Glasgow, Scotland

Merry Eczema, Black Rose, Glasgow, Scotland 
The Bloodied Spear  

Slug Trails, Black Rose, Glasgow, Scotland 

Commissions/Awards (selected) 

Memorial, Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park, New York, USA
Really Good, Fourth Plinth Commission, Trafalgar Square, London, England

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

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

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)

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
Arts Council Collection, London, England
The British Council, London, England
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, UK
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, 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



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