Jonathan Baldock

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


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

Awards, Prizes and Residencies

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

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

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, UK

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

ACME Firestation Residency, London, UK

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

Braziers International Workshop Residency, Oxford, UK

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Residency, Maine, USA

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions (selected)

Kuntshall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway (forthcoming)
Facecrime, (touring) Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK (forthcoming)

Facecrime, (touring) Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Facecrime, (touring) Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

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

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

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

Notes from the Orifice, VITRINE Gallery, London, UK
The Soft Machine, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK
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, UK

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

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

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

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

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

Group Exhibitions (selected)

Hyper Mesh (curated by Alice Bonnot) Assembly Point, London, UK
Fault Lines (curated by Edward Ball), Freelands Foundation, London, UK
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, UK
Distortions (organised by Carl D'Alvia), Nathalie Karg, New York, USA
Uncanny Memories, Sophia Contemporary, London, UK
The Gathering, Panthera Today, Brussels, Belgium
Jutro, Castor, London, UK
TERRA; A contemporary history of ceramic sculpture, Hotel Contemporary, London, UK
Doubting Thomas (curated by Ying Kwok), Duddells, London, UK

Idea Home Show. MIMA (MIddlesborough Institute of Modern Art), Middlesborough, UK
Offshore (curated by Invisible dust), Ferens Art Gallery & Hull Maritime Museum, Hull, UK
Bodikon, Belmacz, London, UK
Ex Roma IV, A.P.T, London, UK
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, UK
Baldock, Pope, Zahle, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Arts (NGCA), Sunderland, UK
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, UK
The Conformist, Belmacz, London, UK
Costermongering (A project by Paul Branca), Belmacz, London, UK
Mask, Pluspace, Coventry, UK
My own private Idaho (organised by Rafal Zajko), Charlton Gallery, London, UK
Gettin' the heart ready (10th Anniversary show), The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK
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 (catalogue), Milan, Italy
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, UK

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

ARE YOU ALRIGHT? New Art From Britain, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Toronto, Canada (catalogue).
Relativity Absolute, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
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, UK
Implausible Imposters, Ceri Hand Gallery, London, UK
A Conspiracy of Detail, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow, UK
The Gathering, Mytoro Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Jaakko Pallasvuo & Jonathan Baldock, Triple OG, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham, UK

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

Condensation, Danielle Arnaud Contemporary, London, UK
Apocalypstik, The Nunnery, London, UK
Pile, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK
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 (catalogue), Adelaide, Australia

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

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

Straylight Cavern, Cooper Gallery, Duncan & Jordanstone School of Art, Dundee, Scotland, UK
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, UK

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

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

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


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

Shudder Judder, Tate St Ives, Cornwall, UK
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, UK
Inhale/Inhabit (collaboration with Florence Peake), Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy
Kokoro Dance performance in There's No Place Like Home, Southwark Park Galleries, London, UK

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, UK
Multiple points in this crude landscape (with Florence Peake), Primary, Nottingham, UK
Revolver II: Interventions (collaboration with Rafal Zajko) Matts Gallery, London, UK

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

Catalogues and Publications (selected)

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

Visiting Lecturer/Tutor

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

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

Fine Art Department, Kingston University, London, UK

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

MFA course, Goldsmith College London, UK

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, UK
Fine Art BA and MA, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK