Andrew Kerr

Born 1977, Glasgow; Lives in Glasgow.


1999 BA, Glasgow School of Art

Solo Exhibitions

2021 ‘Bridge for July’, Matthew Brown, Los Angeles
2019 ‘Mist at the Pillars’, The Modern Institute, 14—20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
2018 ‘Andrew Kerr’, Blum and Poe, New York
2016 ‘Wyndham School of Dancing’, The Modern Institute, Aird's Lane Bricks Space
2015 ‘Away with Nora’, BQ, Berlin
  ‘The gallery is beside a church, apartments and a small park with fountain’, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo
2014 ‘the Other Shop’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
  ‘My Ceiling Our Responsibility’, Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park, Chicago
2013 ‘abc (art berlin contemporary)’, Station, Berlin (Solo presentation with BQ, Berlin and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow)
2012 ‘Dellmess was Charged’, The Modern Institute, 14—20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘Haul in, Cousin’, BQ, Berlin
2011 ‘So Ensconced’, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
2010 Upstairs at The Modern Institute Osborne Street, Glasgow
2009 ‘Deliveries: feeling one, running one, accepting one, against one, preparing one, revising one and sending one’, Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven
2008 ‘On the Second to Last Day in August: A Show of Compliance’, BQ, Cologne
2007 ‘Cojones Need Patience’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  ‘Recent Works’, Galleria Alessandro de March, Milan
2006 BQ, Cologne
2005 The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
2004 BQ, Cologne
2001 Franco Noero, Turin
2000 The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow

Group Exhibitions

2020 ‘Rohstoff Pouquoi’, BQ, Berlin
2019 ‘Sipgate Shows Brexit: Mail Art from a Small Island’, Sipgate, Düsseldorf
  ‘Du coq à l’âne’, Le Bel Ordinaire
2018 ‘What You Do, I Like’, Hospitalfield Arts, Arbroath
  ‘Foundation Painting Show’, British Heart Foundation, Glasgow (As part of Glasgow International 2018)
  ‘Why are my friends such finks’, BQ, Berlin
2016 ‘I still believe in miracles’, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
  ‘Marie-Michelle Deschamps, Andrew Kerr, Justin Stephens’, Woodwork space, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow
2014 ‘In NO time’, The Modern Institute, 14—20 Osborne Street, Glasgow (with Isa Genzken, Wolfgang Tillmans, Jonnie Wilkes, Heimo Zobernig)
  ‘I Cheer a Dead Man's Sweetheart’, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill
2013 ‘Valise’, BQ and Pavillon der Volksbühne, Berlin (The Glasgow Weekend)
  ‘A Picture Show’, GOMA, Glasgow
2012 Independent, New York (Art fair)
2011 ‘Beholder’, Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh
2010 ‘Fizz Up and Dissolve’, Project Room, Glasgow
  ‘New Life’, Turnbull/Panagiotou Flat, Glasgow
2006 ‘Life's a Beach’, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
2004 ‘Pre-Theatre’, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow
  ‘Spacemakers’, Lothringer Dreizehn, Munich
2003 Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
  ‘Elektra’, Transmission, Glasgow
2002 ‘Presence’, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
2001 ‘Republic of Leather (peoples)’, Generator, Dundee
  ‘October, St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Curated by Karla Black & Katie Exley’, St. Vincent Street, Glasgow (Curated by Karla Black and Katie Exley)
  Tirana Biennale, Tirana
2000 ‘Louder than Love’, De Zeyp, Brussels
  ‘Absolute Open-New Art in Scotland’, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
  ‘Someone, Somewhere’, Project Room, Glasgow
  ‘Tonight’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
1999 ‘Flat 44’, Hillhead Street, Glasgow

Curatorial Projects

2020 ‘Years Off the Schooling: A Selection from The Hunterian’, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow



2014 Kerr, Andrew: ‘Last nights tea not quite as contentious’, The Bothy Project, 07/2014
2011 Lowndes, Sarah: ‘Slow Dazzle’, Spike Art Quarterly, 02/2011
2006 Kunath, Friedrich: ‘Top Ten’, Artforum, 05/2006

Exhibition Reviews

2019 Limond, Jamie: ‘Andrew Kerr’, Burlington Contemporary , 15/05/2019
  Benmakhlouf, Adam: ‘Andrew Kerr @ The Modern Institute, Glasgow’, The Skinny, 29/03/2019
2018 ‘Top Art Shows in New York this Week: Andrew Kerr to Yoshiaki Mochizuki’, Blouin Artinfo, 27/07/2018
2016 Sutherland, Calum: ‘Andrew Kerr’, Artforum Online, 26/12/2016
2015 Munro, Stuart: ‘Andrew Kerr’s “The gallery is beside a church, apartments and a small park with fountain”’, Art Agenda, 03/09/2015
2014 Clark, Robert: ‘In NO Time’, Guardian Guide, 31/05/2014
2012 Clark, Robert: ‘Andrew Kerr’, The Guardian Guide, 14/09/2012
  Werner, Anna-Lena: ‘Reviews’, artfridge, 23/03/2012
2011 Cooper, Neil: ‘Andrew Kerr – So Ensconced’, The List, Issue 691 12/2011
  Shearer, Carly: ‘Andrew Kerr/Maya Deren‘, The Journal, Issue 53 11/2011
2005 McDermott, Leon: ‘Andrew Kerr‘, Metro, 04/03/2005
2004 Frangenberg, Frank: ‘Stets flexible bleiben‘, Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, 22/06/2004
2003 Mottram, Jack: ‘Max Ernst, Andrew Kerr and Katharina Wulff‘‘, The List, 05/06/2003
2001 Gambari, Olga: ‘Gesso, cartone e cocci oggetti minimi di Kerr‘’, La Republica, 19/04/2001
  Mottram, Jack: ‘Andrew Kerr‘, The List, 05/01/2001


2020 Andrew Kerr, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
2011 Kai Kaehler: Andrew Kerr, Inverleith House Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (Monograph. Available through The Modern Institute)
2002 Andrew Kerr, KunstSalon e.V.

Exhibition Publications

2006 Andrew Kerr, BQ, Cologne
2004 Andrew Kerr, BQ, Cologne
2002 My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
  Presence, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
2001 October, St. Vincent Street, Glasgow
  Tirana Biennale 1, National Gallery & Chinese Pavilion, Tirana
2000 Me We, The Breeder, Athens