Pádraig Timoney

Born 1968, Derry; Lives in Berlin.


1991 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London
1988 Foundation Course, St. Martin's School of Art

Current & Forthcoming

2024 ‘Through Which’, Café Chrystie

Solo Exhibitions

2024 ‘Silts’, The Modern Institute, Aird's Lane Bricks Space
  ‘The Unbusy Places’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
2023 ‘waters of night’, Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisbon
2022 ‘waters of night’, Indipendenza Studio, Rome
2021 ‘Mean While’, Farbvision, Berlin
  The Downer, Berlin
2020 ‘Superfare’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
2019 ‘Pádraig Timoney’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
2018 ‘Padraig Timoney’, Lulu, Mexico City
2017 ‘There was a study done.’, Cleopatra's, New York
2016 ‘The Deedle Eye’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  ‘“Planxty Milano”’, Raucci/Santamaria Studio Project, Milan
  ‘The Scrambled Eggs Salute The Trifle’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
2014 ‘A lu tiempo de...’, Museo Madre, Naples
2013 ‘Peace Torques’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  ‘Fontwell Helix Feely’, Raven Row, London (Exhibition tour with Pádraig Timoney - Thursday 20 June, 6.30pm)
2012 ‘Stanligrad in every city’, Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
  ‘Shepard Tone’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
2010 ‘Instead of Being Lucky’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  ‘Buenas Noches, Laser’, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
2009 ‘Folklores’, Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
2008 ‘Rockeryeer’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  ‘Fave New Bridges Knot Knowing Corona Cardinals’, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
2007 ‘Golarithm’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
2006 ‘Museum Metropolitan’, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
  ‘The Fear of All Sums - Ten Million Dice To Weigh’, Void, Derry (Curated by C. Darke)
2005 ‘One year speaks clear some years' peaks clear’, Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
2003 The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  ‘The Grapevine in the Limelight’, 38 Langham Street, London
  ‘Statement Art Basel’, Art Basel, Basel (With Raucci/Santamaria Gallery)
  Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
2002 ‘Lazy Clever Doubt’, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
  ‘Present Future’, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Turin (Artissima)
  ‘Millions of Dead Tamagotchi’, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
2000 ‘The Suburban’, Oak Park, Chicago
1997 ‘No Tim Page Diary’, Galerie Analix, Geneva
  ‘The Hunter Became ... The Hunted’, Laure Genillard, London
  Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
1996 ‘Works Away’, Orchard Gallery, Derry
1995 Cyprus Photographic Society, Nicosia, Cyprus
1994 Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
1993 ‘September’, Laure Genillard, London
1992 Goldsmiths Gallery, London
  Milch, London

Group Exhibitions

2023 ‘Collezione’, Raucci/Santamaria Studio Project, Milano
  ‘Carnet de Voyage’, Via Giacomo Carissimi 41, Rome
  ‘Vestibulari’, Dal Basso L’Aquila, Abruzzo
2022 ‘Gli Incontri Della Luna’, Galleria Raucci / Santamaria, Milano
2019 ‘Il Valore dell'Arte’, Via Giacomo Carissimi 41, Rome
  ‘Il “Valore” dell’Arte’, Fondazione per l’Arte e Banca Profilo, Rome
2018 ‘Mute’, Amanda Wilkinson Gallery, London
2017 ‘Markers’, David Zwirner, London
  ‘The Painting Show’, British Council touring exhibition, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
  ‘CONDO’, The Modern Institute at Herald St, London
2016 Anton Kern/Andrew Kreps, San Francisco
  ‘The Painting Show’, British Council touring exhibition, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2015 ‘Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner’, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  ‘Walks and Displacements’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  ‘Required Ubiquity’, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
2011 ‘Terminal Convention’, Former Cork International Airport, Cork
  ‘Aftermath’, Laure Genillard, London
2010 ‘Summer Tree’, Galerie Analix, Geneva
  ‘Languages and Experimentations. Young Artists in a Contemporary Collection’, MART museum, Rovereto
  ‘Fade Into You’, Herald St, London
2009 ‘Mental Puberty’, Store Gallery, London (Curated by C. Evans)
  ‘Frequency: Mark Garry, Padraig Timoney, Hayley Tompkins’, The Hugh Lane Museum, Dublin
2008 ‘No Stage Diving’, Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
2007 ‘OUT OF ART dalla collezione di ERNESTO ESPOSITO’, CentrePasquArt, Biel
  ‘Winter Palace’, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
2006 ‘Just Off Focus’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  ‘Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires’, Ancient & Modern, London
  ‘If it didn’t exist you’d have to invent it: a partial Showroom history’, The Showroom, London
2005 ‘Napoli Presente - Posizione e prospettive dell'Arte Contemporanea’, P.A.N. Center for Contemporary Art, Naples (Curated by L. Hegyi)
  ‘Artstars’, Luxembourg
2004 ‘About Painting’, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, New York
2002 ‘Variable-D’, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
  ‘Julie Becker, Padraig Timoney, Kelly Walker’, Greene Naftali, New York
  ‘New Religious Art 2’, Henry Peacock Gallery, London
  ‘On Neon’, National Photographic Archive, Dublin
2001 ‘Retur’, bottle recycling project organised by J. Fabricius, Denmark
  ‘Object’, Letterkenny Library Arts Center, Ireland
  ‘Multiples’, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
  ‘Record Collection’, The International 3, Manchester
  ‘Dead’, The Roundhouse, London
2000 ‘Castelli in aria’, Castel Sant'Elmo, Naples (Curated by A.Tecce)
  ‘Gemini Project’, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
  ‘Sexy’, Houldsworth Fine Art, London
  ‘4th Venue’, LMN Project, Manchester
  ‘Small Battles’, LMN Project, Manchester
  ‘Beautiful’, Oxo Tower Wharf, London (Curated by N. Persaud)
  ‘The British Art Show 5’, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
  ‘Black Diamond 2’, Liverpool
1999 ‘Dot’, 5 Teesdale Yard, London
  ‘Fantasy Heckler’, The Tea Factory, Liverpool Biennial
  ‘The Black Diamond’, Liverpool (Curated by Duncan Hamilton)
  ‘The Poster Show’, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
1998 ‘One Way Karma’, 83 Hill Street, Glasgow
  ‘Right Time Wrong Place, Friend’, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
  ‘Reverend Todd's Full House’, College Green House, Belfast
  ‘Quinzieme Anniversaire’, FRAC Picardie, Amiens
  ‘Mille Neuf Cent’, Galerie Analix, Geneva
  ‘London Calling’, The British School at Rome, Rome
  ‘Tutor With An Idea’, Three Month Gallery, Liverpool
  Triennale Der Kleinplastik, Stuttgart
  ‘A Definite Thing’, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle
  ‘Crystal State’, Skipton Benefits Agency, Art Transpennine 98, Skipton
  ‘Diving for Pearls’, Submarine Onyx, Birkenhead Docks, Birkenhead
1997 ‘Private Face, Urban Space’, Athens, Creta (Curated by H. Meyric-Hughes, K. Gregos)
  ‘History - The Mag Collection’, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (Curated by P. Wilson)
  ‘Olympic Village’, Transmission, Glasgow
  ‘Città Aperta’, Città Sant'Angelo, Pescara (Curated by R. Bianchini)
  ‘La Bella Addormentata’, Palazzo Basile, Città Sant'Angelo, Pescara
1996 ‘Fuori Uso’, Associazione Culturale Arte Nova, Pescara
  ‘Straniero in mondi stranieri’, Galleria Studio Legale, Caserta
  ‘Mutoidi’, Maschio Angioino, Naples
  ‘More Than Real’, Palazzo Reale, Caserta
  ‘Damian Duffy and Padraig Timoney’, Underwood Arts, London
  ‘City Limits’, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent
1995 ‘Wild Roses Grow by the Roadside’, 152c Brick Lane, London
  ‘Nakr Hranè’, Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Prague (Curated by Jaroslav Krbusek)
  ‘Interno I’, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
  ‘The Image of Europe’, Nicosia, Cyprus (Curated by G. Romano)
  ‘Making It’, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
  ‘Mélange d’Août’, Laure Genillard, London
  ‘Beyond Concentric Standardization’, Palazzo da Zara, Padua (Curated by G. Romano)
1994 ‘Words are Deeds’, Alessandra Bonomo Gallery, Rome (Curated by G. Scott-Wright)
  Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt
  Laure Genillard, London
  ‘Drawings’, Laure Genillard, London
  ‘My Car is Black and Yours is White’, Galerie Mladých, Brno
  ‘Rien a Signaler’, Analix, Geneva (Curated by G. Romano)
1993 ‘East’, Norwich Gallery, Norwich
  ‘Escale-Stopover-Tussenstop’, Musee d'Art Moderne, Villeneuve-d'Ascq
1992 ‘Hit and Run’, 50 Tufton Street, London
  ‘Love at First Sight’, The Showroom, London
1991 ‘Damien Duffy and Padraig Timoney’, Bridge Gallery, London
  ‘Four sculptors: Martin Creed, Jim Hamlyn, Angela Peers, Padraig Timoney’, Laure Genillard, London

Curatorial Projects

1996 ‘A4 Favours’, 3 month Gallery, Liverpool



2015 Price, David: ‘Artists Arranging Things Themselves: The Digressionary Subject’, The Quietus, 08/11/2015
2013 Prince, Mark: ‘The Prism of Painting: Pádraig Timoney at Raven Row’, Afterall, 31/07/2013
2010 ‘Padraig Timoney at Andrew Kreps’, Contemporary Art Daily, 18/05/2010
2009 Pepe, Anita: ‘Una scorpacciata contemporanea’, Il Roma, 14/05/2009
2008 Codognato, Mario, Heiser, Jörg: ‘Napels’, Frieze, Issue 119 11/2008
2007 Eichler, Dominic: ‘Free Style’, Frieze, Issue 110 10/2007
  GISA: ‘Napoli-Londra fra gallerie doc’, Il Roma, 10/2007
2006 ‘Padraig Timoney - This is your art...‘, Void Comix, 31/01/2006
2004 Romeo, F: ‘Tutto Città’, Case di Abitare, 30/11/2004
2003 Timoney, Padraig: ‘Words by Padraig Timoney’, Boiler, 3 10/2003
  Casadio, M: ‘Alterscape’, Vogue, Milan, 06/2003
  Remoti, M: ‘Who is Padraig?’, Kult, 03/2003
2002 Marfella, Claudia: ‘Interview’, Le Pagine dell'Ozio, 30/06/2002
  Sheean, D: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Untitled, Issue 27 2002
1998 Burrows, David: ‘Irish Art...’, Art Monthly, 30/04/1998
  Archer, Michael: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Artforum, 28/02/1998
1997 Mollica, Franco: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Tema Celeste, 30/11/1997
  Barucco, Simona: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Flash Art, 30/11/1997
  W, L: ‘On n’en croit pas ses yeux‘, Le Nouveau Quotidien, 21/02/1997
  Polla, B: ‘La Ville en Instantanées‘, Extension, 28/01/1997
1996 Hindry, Ann: ‘Sculpture anglaise: le clavier de l’imagination‘, Art Press, 31/05/1996
  Kerr, J: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Circa, 1996
1995 Giannotti, P M: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Oltre Magazine, 1995
  Perretta, G: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Flash Art, 1995
1994 Mollica, Franco: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Tema Celeste, 30/11/1994
  Notte, R: ‘Le immagini di Timoney’, Il Tempo, 13/11/1994
  Trione, V: ‘Il volto amaro dell’America‘, Il Mattino, 31/10/1994
  Jones, Gareth: ‘Global Art’, Flash Art International, 10/1994
  Dannat, A: ‘Young British art now’, The Sunday Times Magazine, 17/04/1994
1993 Conor, J: Ellis O‘Connell / Padraig Timoney, Art Monthly, 11/1993
  Hilton, Tim: ‘Pleasant surprise...‘, The Independent on Sunday, 31/05/1993

Exhibition Reviews

2014 Scoccimarro, Antonio: ‘Padraig Timoney: A lu tiempo de...’, Mousse, Issue 43 05/2014
2012 Davis, Michael: ‘Painting & Photography’, The List, 28/03/2012
  Clark, Robert: ‘This week‘s new exhibitions’, The Guardian, 17/03/2012
  ‘Exhibitions‘, ArtNews, 03/2012
  ‘Solo Exhibition‘, ArtAddict, 03/2012
  MacMillan, Duncan: ‘Visual Art’, The Scotsman, 03/2012
2010 Tikhonova, Yulia: ‘Pádraig Timoney’, Flash Art, 07/2010
2009 Pepe, Anita: ‘Eclettismo e gioco di materiali negli oli di Padraig Timoney‘, Il Roma, 14/07/2009
  Gianquitto, Diana: ‘Padraig Timoney‘, Exibart Online, 06/2009
  Ricci, D: ‘Padraig Timoney‘, Il Mattino, 28/05/2009
  Caragliano, R, Cervasio, S: ‘Timoney, l’irlandese della sanità’, La Republica, 27/05/2009
  Murray, Hilary: ‘Mark Garry, Pádraig Timoney, Hayley Tompkins‘, Circa, 05/2009
2008 Bronwasser, Sacha: ‘Suggestie kan sterker zijn dan feitelijke waarneming‘, Volkskrant, 05/01/2008
2007 De Coninck, F: ‘Architectuur als metafoor‘, Financieel Dagblad, 29/12/2007
  Matthew Higgs: ‘Padraig Timoney‘, Artforum International, 12/2007
  ‘Padraig Timoney: Golarithm’, New York Times, 23/11/2007
  Pepe, Anita: ‘Immagini di primavera oltre la Manica‘, Il Roma, 21/04/2007
  Ricci, D: ‘Lo spazio e la mente da Raucci Santamaria‘, Il Mattino, 28/03/2007
  Cervasio, Stella: ‘Nell’inferno metropolitano il museo Matrix di Timoney‘, La Republica, 28/03/2007
2006 Cole, Lori: ‘Just Off Focus’, Flash Art, 11/2006
  ‘Padraig draws on his roots to fill the Void’, Belfast Telegraph, 13/03/2006
  Romeo, Filippo: ‘Pádraig Timoney‘, Artforum, 03/2006
  ‘Top Derry artist now showing at Void Gallery’, Derry Journal, 21/02/2006
  Boenzi, F: ‘Fredric Pradeau/ Pádraig Timoney‘, Flash Art, 2006
  Duffy, Damien: ‘Padraig Timoney: Fear of all sums ten milliion dice to weigh‘, Circa, 2006
2005 Pepe, Anita: ‘Pradeau e Timoney – il rosso e il caos‘, Il Roma, 25/10/2005
  Ricci, D: ‘L’oggetto di Pradeau, le polarità di Timoney‘‘, Il Mattino, 16/10/2005
  Sinibaldi, Lino: ‘Frederic Pradeau – Padraig Timoney‘, Exibart Online, 07/10/2005
  ‘Pradeau/Timoney – Visioni D’arte che alterano i linguaggi‘, Metrovie, 07/10/2005
2004 Mottram, Jack: ‘Padraig Timoney‘, The List, 2004
2003 Pethick, Emily: ‘Pádraig Timoney‘, Artforum, 17/10/2003
2002 Macrì, T: ‘Le mille luci di Torino‘, Il Manifesto, Turin, 19/11/2002
  Daly, C: ‘Padraig Timoney: Lazy Clever Doubt‘, The Sunday Times, 03/10/2002
  Key, Philip: ‘Artist’s questions without any answers‘, Daily Post, Liverpool, 12/04/2002
  Hartigan, M: ‘Boxing Clever’, The Sunday Tribune, Dublin, 10/03/2002
  McKenna, K: ‘Lazy Clever Doubt’, Trinity News, Dublin, 06/03/2002
  Zadow, M: ‘Millions of Dead Tamagotchi‘, TVS, Liverpool, 2002
2000 Briers, David: ‘Small Battles’, Art Monthly, Issue 241 11/2000
  Hunt, Ian: ‘British Art Show 5’, Art Monthly, Issue 236 05/2000
  Cork, R: ‘British Art Show’, The Times, 12/04/2000
1999 Sweet, M: ‘Liverpool Biennial‘, The Independent on Sunday, 03/10/1999
1998 Hayden, B: ‘In at the Deep End‘, Big Issue North, 09/1998
  Burrows, David: ‘Olympic Village‘, Art Monthly, 02/1998
  Croomer, M: ‘Private Face - Urban Space: a new generation of artists from Britain‘, Flash Art International, 1998
1997 Currah, M: ‘Padraig Timoney‘, Time Out, 03/12/1997
  ‘Engelsgleich’, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 22/11/1997
  ‘Gallery‘s best is yet to come’, Highbury Islington Express, 07/11/1997
  Balmas, P: ‘Cittá Aperta‘, Segno, 10/1997
  Bevan, R: ‘Genillard to Clerkenwell‘, The Art Newspaper, 10/1997
1996 Musgrave, D: ‘Damien Duffy/Padraig Timoney‘, Art Monthly, 04/1996
  ‘Damien Duffy and Padraig Timoney‘, Time Out London, 13/03/1996
  Samaras, A: ‘The Image of europe‘, Zoom, 1996
1995 Searle, A: ‘Wild roses grow by the Roadside‘‘, Time Out, 06/1995
  Anson, L: ‘Making it; Englad‘s Glory‘, Untitled, 1995
1993 Kent, S: ‘Padraig Timoney‘, Time Out, 10/1993
  McEwan, J: ‘East the artists, West the public‘, Sunday Telegraph, 08/08/1993
  Kastner, J: ‘Padraig Timoney’, Frieze, 1993
1992 Collings, Matthew: ‘Four sculptors’, City Limits, 01/1992
  Collings, Matthew: ‘Matthew Collings on some kind of sculpture show at Laure Genillard’, City Limits, 1992


2014 Microtome, Mondadori Electa, Milan
2011 Beled Answer, Decathlon Books, New York
  Vitamin P2: New Perspective in Painting, Phaidon Press, London/ New York
1992 Love at first sight, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

Exhibition Publications

2011 Aftermath, Laure Genillard, London
2010 Languages and Experimentations, Silvana editoriale, Milano (In Italian and English)
2005 Napoli Presente – Posizione e prospettive dell’Arte Contemporanea, P.A.N. Center for Contemporary Art, Naples
2002 Lazy Clever Doubt, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
  Millions of Dead Tamagotchi, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
1999 Padraig Timoney: membranes of (thins pfast), Orchard Gallery, Derry
1997 Città Aperta, Associazione Culturale Arte Nova, Pescara
  Furoi Uso, Galleria C. Manzo, Pescara
  La bella addormentata, Palazzo Basile, Città S. Angelo PE
1996 More Than Real, Palazzo Reale, Caserta, Italy
1995 Making It, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
1994 Padraig Timoney, Galleria Raucci/ Santamaria, Naples
  Rien a Signaler, Galleria Analix, (ed.), Geneva
1993 East, Norwich Gallery (ed.), Norwich
  Webs from Jerusalem, Laure Genillard, London