JUSTIN
COOMBES

 

 

 

 


 

JUSTIN COOMBES (1977, UK)

Lives and works in London

Education

2008-2012 PhD (by Practice) Fine Art, Royal College of Art London, UK
2001- 2002 MA Image and Communication (Photography and Electronic
Graphics), Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
1996-1999 BFA (Hons) Fine Art: 1st Class, The Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine
Art, University of Oxford, UK

Solo Exhibitions

2012 Halcyon Song, Paradise Row, London
2010 The Parlour @ Sketch, London
2009 Grief Tree, Valentines Mansion, Ilford
2007 Urban Pastoral, Paradise Row, London

Group Exhibitions

2010
Flaming July, Leighton House Museum, London
Flash Forward, Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston
A Man Asleep, LM Projects, Los Angeles
Le Weekend de Sept Jours, ENSBA, Paris
2009
A Touch of Colour, Sotheby’s, London
Play, Paradise Row and Praake Contemporary, London
Back to the Future, Star Sainty, London
Flash Forward, Lennox Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
Toujours la Belle Epoque, The Orangery at Kensington Palace, London
Photocinema, Format Festival, University of Derby, Derby
Natural Wonders: New Art from London, BAIBAKOV Art Projects, Moscow
Merlion, Praxis Project Space, Singapore
2008
Scavenging In The Waste Land, Sketch, London
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London
The Waste Land, Zoo Art Fair, London
Art After Dark, Louise T. Blouin Institute, London
Wilderness, Next Art Fair, Chicago
2007
Zelda Rubinstein, Paradise Row at Princelet Street, London
Welcome to Paradise, Galerie Nuke, Paris
2006
The End of Civilisation, T1+2 artspace, Zoo Art Fair, London
Vanishing Point, Madder Rose, London
The Living Is Easy, Flowers East, London
Water, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London

Selected awards, commissions and residencies

Arts and Humanities Research Council Award, 2010-2011
Deutsche Bank Award (short listed), 2010
Kyoto City University of the Arts, Research Residency, Japan, 2009
Magenta Publishing for the Arts, 2009
Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, Canada, 2009
Merlion Research Residency, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore, 2009
Valentines Mansion, Ilford, Artist in Residence, 2008-2009
Short-listed, Sovereign European Art Prize, 2008
Arts Council England, Individual Award, 2007
Short listed, Paul Hamlyn Award, 2007
Arts Council England, Creative Growth Grant, 2006
Fenton Arts Trust, Individual Award, 2006
Winner, BOC Group Emerging Artist Award, 2005