Lydia Gifford

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1979  Lives and works in London

EDUCATION

2006-2008  Royal College of Art, London, MA Fine Art: Painting
2005  Socrates Erasmus Scholarship, Universität der Künste Berlin
2004-2006  Chelsea School of Art and Design, London, BA (Hons) Fine Art: Painting

 

AWARDS/PRIZES/SCHOLARSHIPS

2008  Valerie Beston Young Artists’ Prize, London
2005  Socrates Erasmus Scholarship, Universität der Künste Berlin

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Midsection, Micky Schubert, Berlin 
I am vertical, 
Centre International d’Art et du Paysage, Ile de Vassiviere, France

2015

To. For. With, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

2014

Drawn, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

2013

Siding, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel

2012

The Neighbour, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Midday, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Distances, Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin

2011

Its Hurtling Gold, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Lydia Gifford, Statements, Art Basel 42, Basel

2010

Brackets, Marcelle Alix, Paris, November

2008

Lydia Gifford, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2016

Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust, Marlborough Fine Art, London
Masha, Super Dakota, Brussels

2015

Women’s Art Society II, curated by Adam Carr, MOSTYN, Llandudno
Real Painting, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
Adventures in Bronze, Clay and Stone, curated by Adam Carr, Arezzo City Arts Festival

2014

Perfume, Jan Kaps, Cologne
Autograft,
 Laurel Gitlen, New York

2013

Can’t Hear My Eyes, curated by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk, Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid
White, Simon Dickinson Gallery, New York

2012

Prairies, 3rd Edition of Les Ateliers de Rennes: Biennial for Contemporary Art, Rennes
Minimal Myth, Museum Boijmans, Rotterdam
Jonathan Binet, Lydia Gifford and David Ostrowski, BolteLang, Zurich, Switzerland

2011

Young London, V22, London
Tableaux, Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France

2010

Lydia Gifford, Manuela Leinhoß, Laura Riboli, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Session_9_Object, Am Nuden Da, London

2009

Moon Star Love, Marcelle Alix, Paris
Taj Mahal Travellers, Gallery Nordenhake, Stockhom, Sweden

2008

About, Auto Italia South East, London
Between Shadows, Cordy House, London
Pentimenti, Permanent Gallery, Brighton
MA Fine Art Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London

 

PERFORMANCE

2012

Lydia Gifford. Midday, Performance at David Roberts Art Foundation, London, 2 February

 

PRESS

2016

Louise Darbly, I Am Vertical, ArtReview, May 2016

2015

Adrew Witt, Critics’ Picks, artforum, April
Oliver Basciano, The Shitty, Funny, Boring, Lovelt Stuff About Being a Finite Human, Spike Art, 24 April
Harry Thorne, Lydia Gifford: ‘I’m learning how to let go. At times it feels like something’s being wrenched from you,Studio International, 14 April

2014

Tara Mulholland, Paris Art Fair Strives for Bigger and Bolder, The New York Times, 23 October
Robert Clark, Lydia Gifford / Gateshead, The Guardian Guide, 21 June
Barbara Hodgson, Lydia Gifford Reveals the Layers of her Baltic exhibition, The Journal, 21 June
Lydia Gifford on Helio Oiticica’s B17 Glass Bolide 05′ ‘Homage to Mondrian’ (1965), TATE ETC, Issue 31, Summer

2013

Can’t Hear my Eyes at Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona – Madrid, Mousse online, 18 May

2012

Lydia Gifford, The Neighbour, Mousse online, October
Quinn Latimer, Jonathan Binet, Lydia Gifford and David Ostrowski, BolteLang, Artforum, Summer
Chris Fite-Wassilak, Lydia Gifford: Midday, ArtReview, May
Siofra McSherry, Lydia Gifford: Midday, this is tomorrow, February
Skye Sherwin, Lydia Gifford, Midday, The Guardian Guide, January
Jose da Silva, Looking at Sound – Three Audio Responses, abstract critical, February Rennes Biennal, Praires, February
Maya Singer, Lydia Gifford: Midday, Avenue 32, January

2011

Peter Suchin, Lydia Gifford, It’s Hurtling Gold, Review in Art Monthly, No. 345, April
Simone Menegoi, Library of Nuances: Lydia Gifford, Catalogue Magazine, Issue 6, April
Genese Picturale, Jalouse, September
Lydia Gifford, Frieze Art Fair Yearbook,Dec-Jan
Alberto Fiore, Lydia Gifford, Painting as a personal idea of space, arteecritica, January

2010

Eleanor Weber, Lydia Gifford, Brackets, Review in This is Tomorrow, December
Judicaël Lavrador, Faire Tache, Lydia Gifford,Les Inrockuptibles, December, P.105
McLean-Ferris, Lydia Gifford, Manuela Leinhoß, Laura Riboli,Art Review, Issue 40, April
Elisa Fedell, Lydia Gifford ‘Brackets’, Paris Art, December

2008

JJ. Charlesworth, Some Things, Essay on Lydia Gifford, October

 

 

CATALOGUES

2013

Cahier 1, published on the occasion of the exhibition Can’t Hear My Eyes, Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona, Spain

2012

Minimal Myth, published by Museum Boijmans Van Beugnigen, Rotterdam