Gregor Wright

Born 1975, Glasgow; Lives in Glasgow.

Education

2001 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art

Current & Forthcoming

2018 ‘Extinction Event’, Filet, London
  ‘Magic Stuff’, The Modern Institute, Aird's Lane Bricks Space

Solo Exhibitions

2018 ‘Username Unavailable’, Inventory Space, Glasgow
2016 ‘Spooky Action At A Distance’, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
2014 ‘Dinosaur Expert I'm Feeling Lucky’, CCA, Glasgow
  ‘Unstable Matter Situations’, 7 Buchanan Street, Glasgow
2012 The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
  ‘Gravity Blues’, Upstairs at The Modern Institute Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘Everything Brighter Than Everything Else’, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
2010 ‘Your Clock Will Never Fade Like A Flower’, Dependance, Brussels
2009 ‘Out of Space Out of Time’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  ‘Clippng Roses’, The Duchy Gallery, Glasgow
2007 Galerie Ben Kauffman, Berlin/Munich
2006 ‘EYEAGAINSTEYE’, Raum 45, Schwaebisch Hall, Germany
2004 ‘All Your Base Are Belong To Us’, Transmission, Glasgow

Group Exhibitions

2018 ‘Abstract Domestic’, Project Ability gallery, Trongate 103, Glasgow
2015 ‘Queen's Park Music Club volume II’, Queen’s Park Railway Club, Glasgow
  ‘A Slowly Built Burner’, Good Press, Glasgow
2014 ‘Project Ability Christmas Auction’, Project Ability gallery, Trongate 103, Glasgow
  ‘Mediating Landscape’, Sala Murat, Piazza del Ferrarese, Bari, Italy (curated by Flip Project Space)
2013 ‘NITEFLIGHTS’, CCA, Glasgow
  ‘Valise’, BQ and Pavillon der Volksbühne, Berlin (The Glasgow Weekend)
  ‘Never More Alone’, Standards, Rennes
2012 ‘Special Effect’, The Glue Factory, Glasgow
  ‘Midnight Sun’, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
2011 ‘The Cockeyed Turkey and a Paper Pudding’, The Lighthouse, Glasgow
2010 ‘HIMP Sunday Services’, The Arches, Glasgow
  ‘Pecha Kucha 2: Sound and Fury’, Tramway, Glasgow
2008 ‘How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck if a Woodchuck Could Chuck Wood’, Kunstverein Glasgow, Allison Street
  ‘run run’, Collins Gallery, Glasgow
  ‘In Pieces’, Myddleton Square, London
2007 ‘Tender Scene’, The Changing Room, Stirling
  ‘Fall Selections - Non-Declarative Art’, The Drawing Center, New York
2006 ‘Death And The Compass’, FOUR, Dublin
2005 ‘Beyond, Beneath, Behind’, Codex, Munich
  ‘Gregor Wright-Damien Deroubaix-Thomas Palme’, Dependance, Brussels
  ‘The Excitement Of Platonic Power’, Factor 44, Antwerp
  ‘RCCA Spring Animal Show’, Park Circus, Glasgow
  ‘Drawing 200’, The Drawing Room / Tannery Arts, London
2004 ‘Rheinschau’, Art Cologne Projects, Cologne (with Alan Michael and Karla Black)
  ‘Spacemakers’, Lothringer Dreizehn, Munich
  ‘Three Person Show’, Switchspace at The Factory, Dennistoun
  ‘Publish and be Damned’, Cubitt, London
  ‘Country Grammar’, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
2003 East International 2003, Norwich Gallery
  ‘The Drawing Room’, Gasworks Gallery, London
  Lloyd Jerome Gallery, Glasgow
  ‘Cells Out’, Old Bridgegate Court, Glasgow
2002 ‘Transmission at Maschenmode’, Galerie Maschenmode, Berlin
  ‘Hampstead Achieved’, Kay Jackson's, Edinburgh
  ‘Wormhole’, Lloyd Jerome Gallery, Glasgow
2001 3rd Austrotel Contemporary Art Fair, Vienna
  Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art
  Independent Studios, Glasgow
2000 ‘Lifestyle Telly’, Assembly Gallery, Glasgow

Bibliography

Press

2015 Hunger, #8 We've Got Issues 19/02/2015
2014 ‘Polystyrene Men And Dinosaurs In The Rubble’, Evening Times, 24/09/2014
2013 ‘ArtMen in Glasgow’, ArtMen (Dutch television), 09/2013
2010 ‘Brussels - Gregor Wright at Dependance’, Mousse, 13/05/2010
2009 Gavin, Francesca: ‘Gregor Wright on Anti-Games’, Dazed and Confused, 01/2009

Exhibition Reviews

2014 Jeffrey, Moira: ‘Visual Art Review: Wright/Messe/Michael’, The Scotsman, 25/10/2014
  Clark, Robert: ‘Gregor Wright’, Guardian Guide, 20/09/2014
  Taylor, Rhona: ‘Gregor Wright: Dinosaur Expert I‘m Feeling Lucky’, The List, 09/2014
2009 ‘Critics’ Choice; Art Shows Worth Seeing’, Metro, 18/02/2009
  Mclean-Ferris, Laura: ‘Untitled’, The Guardian Website, 23/01/2009
  Mansfield, Susan: ‘Ethereal Sculptures Make their Mark‘, The Scotsman, 16/01/2009
  Garner, James: ‘Art Review - Gregor Wright: Out of space out of time’, Metro, 15/01/2009
2008 Kennedy, Alexander: ‘The art of science’, The List, 04/2008
2007 ‘Tender Scene’, Map, 08/2007
  ‘Tender Scene: Group Show’, The List, 05/07/2007
  Mottram, Jack: ‘Works that Fizz with Unexpected Connections’, The Herald, 2007
2004 Kennedy, Alexander: ‘Visual Art’, The List, 07/10/2004
  Black, Catriona: ‘This is a Modern World’, Sunday Herald, 03/10/2004
  Gale, Ian: ‘Revolution In Their Heads’, Scotland on Sunday, 25/09/2004
  Jeffery, Moira: ‘When a picture paints‘, The Herald, 17/08/2004

Publications

2018 Blackk Faxxx,
2017 Cyborg Drawings,
2016 Spooky Action At A Distance, (self-published), Glasgow
  Wondermeat sampler, (self-published), Glasgow
2012 Drawing Paper #6, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
1999 Terraform, (self-published), Glasgow
  Timber Maniacs, (self-published), Glasgow