Alex Dordoy

Born 1985, Newcastle; Lives in London.

Education

2011 MFA/Residency, De Ateliers
2007 BA(Hons) Painting/Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art
2005 Undergraduate Exchange, California Institute of the Arts

Current & Forthcoming

2017 ‘The Moss is Dreaming (Curated by Tom Morton)’, BlainSouthern, London

Solo Exhibitions

2017 ‘From Svalbard Soil’, The Modern Institute, 14—20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
2015 ‘Model T’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
2014 ‘Sleepwalker’, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag
  ‘persistencebeatsresistance’, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
2013 ‘I'd planned a cloud but it took me by surprise’, ReMap4, Athens
  ‘Caster and Krast Crack Autumn’, GRIMM, Amsterdam
2012 Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
  The Modern Institute, 14—20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
2011 ‘Demoscene’, Hochstrasse 45, Berlin (With Neil Clements)
  ‘Psychopomp Counsel’, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
  Upstairs at The Modern Institute Osborne Street, Glasgow
2010 ‘Pirates’, GRIMM, Amsterdam
  ‘Young Scottish Painters’, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
2009 ‘Winner’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
2008 ‘New Work Scotland’, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
  ‘Black Aspirin’, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow (with Neil Clements)
2007 ‘When We Say Dive, We Mean Straight Down’, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
2006 ‘No Mans Land’, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
2005 ‘Reasons to Worry’, CalArts, Los Angeles (A405 gallery)

Group Exhibitions

2017 ‘Future Eaters’, Monash University Museum of Art , Caulfield East
2016 ‘I still believe in miracles’, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
  ‘What's Up’, Soho Revue and Union Club, London
  ‘Use/User/Used’, Zabludowicz Collection, London
2015 ‘Office Space’, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
  ‘Crab Walk’, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
  ‘WINTERMUTE’, GRIMM, Amsterdam
  ‘Against Automatism’, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
  ‘Breakin’ Up Is Hard to Do’, KARST, Plymouth
  ‘THE NOING UV IT’, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen
2014 ‘GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland’, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
2013 ‘DOES THE IT FIT’, Stephenson Works, Sussex Street, Newcastle (Milk and Silk, part of DOES THE IT FIT, curated by Joanne Tatham & Tom O'Sullivan)
  ‘Batman-Elektronik’, Mikael Andresen, Berlin (curated by Fritz Bornstück & Ernst Markus Stein)
  ‘Traces of Life’, Wentrup, Berlin (curated by Ariel-Roger Paris)
2012 ‘A House Leaves: Second Movement’, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
  ‘Recent British painting’, GRIMM, Amsterdam (Curated by Tom Morton)
  Art Brussels, Brussels
  ‘Into the Surface’, Brand New Gallery, Milan
2011 ‘Look With All Your Eyes, Look’, Frith Street Gallery, London
  ‘Picasso in Paris, 1900-1907’, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Touring to Museu Picasso, Barcelona)
2009 Generator, Dundee
2008 ‘Neil Clements - Alex Dordoy - Morag Keil’, GRIMM, Amsterdam
  ‘Autarchy’, SWG3, Glasgow
  ‘Art LA’, Los Angeles (with The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd., Glasgow)
  ‘hell-o from hell-a’, Los Angeles (Norma Desmond Productions)
2007 Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art
  ‘Natural Geographic’, Los Angeles (Norma Desmond Productions)
2006 ‘Panoptican Event’, The Panoptican, Glasgow

Bibliography

Press

2013 Taylor, Rhona: ‘Interview: artist Alex Dordoy on new show persistencebeatsresistance’, The List, 18/12/2013
  Kollak, Ginny: ‘Independent’, Art Agenda, 03/2013
2012 Huang, Yaji: ‘Portfolio’, ARTCO magazine, Issue 243 12/2012
2009 Kotze, Talitha: ‘Alex Dordoy: Winner’, The List, Issue 641 08/10/2009
2008 Mansfield, Susan: ‘The year in visual art: young artists’, The Scotsman, 26/12/2008

Exhibition Reviews

2015 Gerrity, Jeanne: ‘Against Automatism’, Artforum, 09/07/2015
  Jeffrey, Moira: ‘Art Reviews: Alex Dordoy’, Scotsman, 31/01/2015
2014 Clark, Robert: ‘Alex Dordoy: Edinburgh’, Guardian Guide, 02/2014
  Jeffrey, Moira: ‘Finding an Edge’, The Scotsman, 02/2014
2013 Keijer, Koes: Digitale foto‘s in vaste vorm, AD zaterdag, 2013
2012 Haye van der Werf, Huib: Critic‘s Pick, Artforum, 11/2012
  Sharratt, Chris: ‘Reviews’, Frieze, 05/2012
  Davis, Michael: ‘Reviews’, The List, 02/02/2012
  Cattanach, Andrew: ‘Preview’, The Skinny, 05/01/2012
2009 Cattanach, Andrew: ‘Winner Takes It All’, The Skinny, 30/09/2009
  Mansfield, Susan: ‘Art Reviews: Cerith Wyn Evans and Throbbing Gristle | Lili Reynaud-Dewar | Alex Dordoy’, The Scotsman, 22/09/2009
2008 Mansfield, Susan: ‘Mick Peter | Alex Dordoy’, The Scotsman, 14/11/2008

Publications

2012 Alex Dordoy, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow

Exhibition Publications

2008 Neil Clements – Alex Dordoy – Morag Keil, Grimm Fine Art, Amsterdam