richard bartle

artists statement

My artworks are the things that arise out of my curiosity about the world and my love of making.

biography

B. 5th September 1967 in Rotherham, England.

Working in Sheffield and Istanbul.
Founder and Director of Bloc Studios. Sheffield.
Former Director and Curator – Bloc Projects.
Former Director – Sheffield Contemporary Arts Forum.

contact

Bloc Studios, 198 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 4RE, UK

rich@richardbartle.co.uk

m: 0(+44)7773 434327 - t: 0(+44)114 2755525

 

CV

education

2002 - 2004
Sheffield Hallam University, Psalter lane, Sheffield. P.G.Dip. Fine Art.

1993 - 1996
Bretton Hall College, Leeds. BA (Hons) Fine Art. First Degree.

1992 - 1993
Rotherham College of Arts and Technology, Rotherham.

selected solo exhibitions

2020
Nomadic Tales. Millenium Galleries, Sheffield.

2019
Şeytan Tüyü. Halka Sanat Projects, Istanbul.

2018
A Nomad's Tale. Halka Sanat Projects, Istanbul.

2017
Deities at the Bottom of the Garden. Manchester Central Library.

2016
Deities at the Bottom of the Garden. Grimsby Minster. Grimsby.

2012
Deities at the Bottom of the Garden 20/21 Gallery. Scunthorpe.

2009
Make Mine A Molotov, Hive Gallery, Barnsley.

2006
Oil Paintings. The Lowry Hotel, Manchester.

2005
It’s a Beautiful World We Live In… Dulo Gallery, Sheffield.

2002
Oil Paintings, Bloc Space, Sheffield.
Turn on the Water Works. Timber Wharf Gallery, Manchester.

2000
Gravity Can Be A Cruel Mistress. Paton Gallery, London.

selected group exhibitions

2019
Spirit of place. Halka Sanat Projects, Istanbul.

2018
Confluence. Bloc Projects, Sheffield.
Confluence. Herrick Gallery, Mayfair, London.
Malevolant Eldrichshire King. Attercliffe, Sheffield.

2017
Its complicated. Bloc Projects, Sheffield.
Drawing for Sculpture. 20/21 Gallery, Scunthorpe.

2016
Bloc Assembly. Bloc Projects, Sheffield.

2011
Occursus. DLA Piper, Sheffield.
Hydro-power. Clocktower Gallery, Sheffield.

2010
Blasphemy. Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin.
Jihlava Film Festival. Czech Republic.
The Mardin Biennial. Mardin, Turkey.
Sheffield Pavilion. Showroom Cinema, Sheffield.

2009
Cross Cutting. Sierra Metro, Edinburgh.
Object Image – revisiting the interface.
Copenhagen Documentry Film Festival. (Shorlisted ‘New Visions Award’).
The Sheffield Pavilion. fringe of 11th Istanbul Biennial. Istanbul.
Pan-demonium. AC Institute, New York
V22 presents: The Sculpture Show. Almond Building, Bermondsey, London.
Tehran Biennial. Magacin u Kraljevica Marka, Serbia.

2008
Tehran Biennial. various venues, Berlin.
Tehran Biennial. Hafriyat Karakoy, Istanbul.
Art is my playground. Kuçuk Çiftlik Amusment Park, Istanbul.

2007
Conflict. 20/21 Gallery, Scunthorpe.

2006
Urbia. Sheffield University Library Gallery, Sheffield.

2005
The Little Artists Present Contemporary artists Play Pictionary. The Agency, London.
Boffins Find Oil on Mars. Mars-Patent (on-line art project), Hamburg, Germany.
La Petite Paysag. Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool.

2003
10 x 10 x 10. (Curated by UTK), Bloc Space, Sheffield.
Sheffield Sea Life Centre. Artranspennine03, Sheffield.
Citi-Zen. Sheffield Biennial, Sheffield.

2002
Reactions. Exit Art, Broadway, New York, USA.

2001
And The Heat Goes On (Macho, Gangster, Love). Timber Wharf Gallery, Manchester.
Chaos And Equilibrium. Paton Gallery, London.

2000
The 21st Century British Art Show. Diorama Gallery, London.
Beyond The Seen. Paton Gallery, London.
Vim and Vigour. S1 Artspace, Sheffield.

1999
Vital Art. The Cowcross Gallery, London.

residencies

2018
Halka Sanat Projesi. Istanbul, Turkey.

2010
Mardin Biennial. Mardin, Turkey.
Caravansari. Istanbul, Turkey.

2008
Platfrom Garanti Artists Residency. Istanbul, Turkey.

grants

2019
Arts Council England.

2018
Making Way. Sheffield Culture Consortium.

2012
Arts Council England.

2008
Arts Council England. Time Space Grant.

miscellaneous Projects

2001
Mongrel Monitor (Jurassic Punk. The National Centre for Popular Music, Sheffield.

1999
The Bristol Art Library. Book contributor to peripatetic artwork GB, global.

 

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nomadic tales

seytan tuyu

a nomad's tale

along the pearls

submerged

love stories

deities

yuvarlak masada

big science, little shed

make mine a molotov

city of peace

powwow

oil paintings

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