France-Lise McGurn

Born 1983, Glasgow; Lives and works in London.


2012 MA Painting, Royal College of Art
  MA Painting Exchange, Hunter College of Art
2009 BA Fine Art Painting, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art

Solo Exhibitions

2024 ‘What Everyone Wants’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
2023 ‘Hostess’, Simon Lee Gallery, London
2022 ‘Aloud, The Exposé’, Simon Lee Gallery, London
2020 ‘In Emotia’, Tramway, Glasgow
  ‘Percussia’, Simon Lee Gallery, London
  ‘Bodytronic’, Kunsthaus Pasquart, Biel
2019 ‘Sleepless’, Tate Britain, London
2018 ‘0141’, Frutta Gallery, Glasgow
2017 ‘Solo’, Recent Activity, Birmingham
  ‘Archaos’, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
  ‘Le Nouveau Voyeurisme’, Hotel Contemporary, Milan
2016 ‘Mondo Throb’, Bosse and Baum, London
2015 ‘3am’, Satellites Programme, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Group Exhibitions

2024 ‘Conversation Galante’, Pilar Corrias, London
2023 ‘Matching Mother Daughter Tattoos’, Margot Samel, New York
  ‘Threshold’, Simon Lee Gallery, London
  ‘Spiritual Abstractions’, RGR Gallery, CDMX
2022 ‘Mark Making: Perspectives on Drawing’, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
  ‘Body en Thrall’, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby
2021 ‘New Arrivals: From Salvador Dali to Jenny Saville’, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
  ‘Drawing Biennial 2021’, Drawing Room, London
  ‘My Kid Could've Done That’, The Edge, Bath
2020 ‘Mira Dancy, France-Lise McGurn & Clare Woods’, Simon Lee Gallery, New York
2019 ‘Mark Making: Perspectives on Drawing’, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
2018 ‘A Weakness for Raisins’, CCA, Glasgow
  ‘Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired By Her Writings’, Pallant House, Chichester
  ‘Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings’, Tate St Ives, Cornwall
  ‘Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired By Her Writings’, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  ‘Foundation Painting Show’, Glasgow International, British Heart Foundation, Glasgow
2017 ‘(X)A Fantasy’, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
  ‘Wall-Sun-Sun’, Une Une Une, Perpignan
2016 ‘France-Lise McGurn and Matthew Musgrave’, Supplement Gallery, London
  ‘Sexting’, Kate Werble Gallery, New York
  ‘Radical Vulnerability’, Caustic Coastal, Manchester
  ‘The Old Things’, Galerie Crevecoeur, Paris
  ‘Home Salon’, Marcelle Joseph Projects, Ascot
  ‘NEO-PAGAN BITCH-WITCH!’, Evelyn Yard, London
2015 ‘Only With A Light Touch Will You Write Well, Freely and Fast’, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow
  ‘The Old Things’, Galerie Crevecoeur, Paris
  ‘At Home Salon’, Marcelle Joseph Projects, Ascot
  ‘Welcome to Cor Fu’, The Depot, London
2014 ‘The White Hotel’, Gimpel Fils, London
2013 ‘Apartment 4’, Rue Jeanne d'Arc, Clermont-Ferrard
  ‘A Continuos Project Altered in a Day’, Cor Fu, London
  ‘Endogenous’, Maria Stenfors Gallery, London
  ‘Winter Projects’, Heygate Estate, London
2012 ‘Royal College of Art Degree Show’, Royal College of Art, London
  ‘The Long Game’, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
  ‘Cultural Olympiad’, Asylum at The Last Refuge, London
  ‘K.F.S Toby Christian and France-Lise McGurn’, The Lookout, Aldeburgh
2011 ‘Living in Orange’, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
  ‘Royal College of Art Interim Exhibition’, Royal College of Art, London
  ‘The Invincible Summer Within’, Jesus Pobre, Alicante
  ‘Boum Euro’, Cussler Gallery, Berlin
2010 ‘Ambrosia’, II II/II Project Space, Wedding, Berlin
2009 ‘Purpling’, Gimpel Fils, London
  ‘Herbst’, Kwadrat Gallery, Berlin
  ‘Forgotten Bar’, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin
2008 ‘Knorke Goeren’, Kwadrat Gallery, Berlin
2007 ‘No Black is Not Bright White’, Transmission Gallery and Box Gallery, Gothenburg
  ‘France Lise-McGurn, Jana Euler, Heike Kabisch’, Low Salt Gallery, Glasgow
2006 ‘Great Artspectations, Graduate Exhibition’, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

Group Screenings

2015 ‘Space-Time: the Multiverse’, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge


2022 ‘Garnetbank Primary School Auction’, Garnetbank Primary School, Glasgow
2018 ‘Extensa Suite’, Hospitalfied House, Arbroath


2021 ‘Aloud’, Glasgow International, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
2017 ‘Artist in Residence Stairwell Commission’, Tate St Ives, Cornwall


2015 ‘Amygdala N.O.S’, South London Gallery, London
2014 ‘Nos Algaes’, Generation Festival, Tramway, Glasgow



2021 Bodytronic, Verlag fur moderne Kunst, Nurnberg