richard bartle

biography

B. 5th September 1967 in Rotherham, England.

Currently living and working as an artist in Sheffield. England.
Founder member and manager 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

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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.

selected solo exhibitions

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, 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

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 Paysage, 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
2010               
Mardin Biennial, Mardin. Turkey

2008               
Platfrom Garanti Artists Residency. Istanbul.

awards

2012                
Arts Council England.

2008               
Arts Council England. Time Space Grant.

miscellaneous Projects
2005               
North Lincolnshire Open Art Competition, Judge.

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

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

selected collections

The Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA.
One Aldwych Hotel, London.
Goldman Sachs Bank, New York and London.

news

along the pearls

submerged

love sickness

deities

yurvarlak masada

big science, little shed

make mine a molotov

city of peace

powwow

oil paintings

burning parliament

one

shop

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© Richard Bartle