Adam Ball

Born in 1977, Adam lives and works in London and has exhibited in galleries internationally, including Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York; Dallas Contemporary Museum, Dallas; Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas; Gagosian Gallery, New York; Centre of Contemporary Art, Bahrain; Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris; ARCO, Madrid; The Jerwood Space, London; ICA, London and CCA, Glasgow.

Since the installation in 2002 of a 32 foot high painting in central London, solo exhibitions include: Dirty Pattern, Paul Kasmin Gallery, NY; Graffiti Love, Goss Gallery, Dallas; In the Beginning, Shizaru Gallery, London; Coexistence (2010) and Echo (2013), Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris, and Resolution, Centre of Contemporary Art, Bahrain.

Group exhibitions include a collaboration for New York Fashion Week at Gagosian Gallery, NY; RE:DEFINE 2014, Dallas Contemporary Museum, Dallas; RE:DEFINE 2011, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas; Duet, Galleria Xavier Fiol, Palma; This is London, Shizaru Gallery, Londo; SPECTRA I, Londonewcastle Project Space, London and ArteFiera Bologna, Italy.


  • Education

    Sept 1996-June 2000 Fine Art, BA Hons, Newcastle University
    Sept 1995-June 1996 Foundation Course, Byam Shaw School of Art

    Awards
    March 2011 I am Solitary, Beers.Lambert, London
    July 2007 Jerwood Drawing Prize shortlist
    April 2000 ICA Beck’s Futures Prize for Film and Video

    Solo Exhibitions
    Nov 2013-Jan 2014 Echo, Galerie Laurent Müeller, Paris, France
    Oct 2013-Jan 2014 Resolution, Centre of Contemporary Art, Bahrain
    March-May 2012 In the Beginning, Shizaru Gallery, London (catalogue)
    May-July 2011 Biostrata, Zero10 Gallery, London
    Nov-Dec 2010 Coexistence, Galerie Laurent Müeller, Paris, France
    Feb-March 2009 Taman Negara, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, US
    Feb-March 2007 Graffiti Love, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, US
    April-May 2006 Dirty Pattern, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, US
    Jan-Feb 2006 When we were Young, Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany
    June 2005 All that Glitters, MDG Fine Arts, London (catalogue)
    Aug-Sept 2002 The Tree, 32 x 22ft installation, Golden Square, London

    Group Exhibitions
    April 2014 RE:DEFINE, Dallas Contemporary Museum, Dallas, US (catalogue)
    July-Sept 2012 This Is London, Shizaru Gallery, London
    Jun-Sept 2012 Duet, Galleria Xavier Fiol, Palma, Spain
    Nov-Dec 2011 SPECTRA I, Londonewcastle Project Space, London
    Oct-Nov 2011 Grammar of the Ornament, Hoxton Art Gallery, London
    Oct-Nov 2011 The House of the Nobleman, Boswall House, London (catalogue)
    September 2011 Re:Define, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, US (catalogue)
    Mar-April 2011 I am Solitary, Gift 10 Vyner St, London (catalogue)
    Feb-April 2011 The Shape of Things, Ferrate Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
    May-June 2010 Unnatural Selection, Londonewcastle Project Space, London
    February 2009 Taman Negara, with L’Wren Scott, Gagosian Gallery, New York, US
    January 2009 ArteFiera Bologna, Italy
    November 2008 Promised Land, Warehouse Gallery, Italy
    October 2008 Scope London, Warehouse Gallery, London
    Sept 07-May 08 Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London, touring UK (cat.)
    December 2007 Scope Miami, Houldsworth Gallery, Miami, US
    October 2007 Year 07, County Hall, London
    October 2007 2 x 2, Museum of Modern Art, Dallas, TX, US (catalogue)
    Mar-April 2003 Encounters, Brighton Museum
    September 2000 Becks Futures Film & Video, Centre of Contemporary Art, Glasgow
    April 2000 Becks Futures Film & Video, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
    February 2000 Synaethesia, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne