Damien Meade: Biography

Born in Limerick, Ireland
Lives and works in London

Selected Exhibitions

SOLO SHOW RUNS 'TIL 10th NOV 2018:  Damien Meade, CAR DRDE Gallery, Bologna, Italy (solo)
GROUP SHOW RUNS 'TIL 20th OCT 2018:  Not Dream of Islands, Palfrey, London
June Mostra, British School at Rome, Italy
Damien Meade, Peter Von Kant, London (solo)

Nature Morte, The Guildhall Art Gallery, London
Nature Morte, The Four Domes Pavilion Museum of Contemporary Art, a branch of the National Museum in Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland

Some thing as a line, curated by Brian Fay, High Lanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland
Nature Morte, Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden
What's It Going To Be?, Sid Motion, London
In This Soup We Swim, Kingsgate Project Space, London
The Abject Object, Wimbledon Space, London
Black Light, curated by Twelve Around One & Slate Projects, Everard Hotel, London

Damien Meade and Natasza Niedziolka, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin
London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London (Catalogue)
Phantom Limb, PuntWG, Amsterdam
Insomniac, Singular Galerija, Pula, Croatia (solo)
Nature Morte, Ha gamle prestegard, Norway
Sudo, Scheublein + Bak, Zurich (solo)

Suspicion, curated by Dan Coombs, Jerwood Space, London (Catalogue)
3 Years, Scheublein + Bak, Zurich
(detail), curated by Andrew Bracey, touring from H Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, to Transition Gallery, London
Summer Saloon, Lion & Lamb gallery, London.

Sitting with the Qualities of a Mountain, curated by Simon Willems, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
Damien Meade, Scheublein + Bak, Zurich (solo)
Believing (in) objects, curated by Sabina Müller and Emi Avora, House Projects, Dalston, London
Beastly Hall, Hall Place, Bexley, Kent
Unknown Sitter DOS, curated by Covadonga Valdés, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London
Chapter, Austin Forum, London
Shape Shifters - Jason Brinkerhoff, Michelle Carla Handel, Damien Meade, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles
Unspecific Objects, Malgras|Naudet, Manchester and The Royal Standard, Liverpool

Have You Seen Dante?, Vitrine Gallery, London
The John Moores Painting Prize 2012, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. (Catalogue)
About Face, curated by Daniel Weinberg, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles
The Future Can Wait 2012, Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London. (Catalogue)
CAVE / Liverpool Biennial 2012, Baltic Creative Campus, Liverpool. (Catalogue)
The Smallest Composite Number, curated by Peter Ashton Jones, Standpoint Gallery, London
Damien Meade, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London (solo)
SV12, selected by Mike Nelson and Jenni Lomax, Studio Voltaire, London
Reason Swings Its Bone, Pesthouse Editions, Amsterdam
The Perfect Nude, curated by Phillip Allen and Dan Coombs. Wimbledon space, Wimbledon College of Art, London, touring to Phoenix Gallery, Exeter, Charlie Smith Gallery, London

FROM LONDON, Art Nueve Gallery, Murcia, ES. (Catalogue with text by Martin Herbert).

Be-Head, Andipa Gallery, London
Super Natural, curated by Dan Hays, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London
SV10, selected by Jennifer Higgie and Rebecca Warren, Studio Voltaire, London


The London Open, exhibition catalogue, texts by Daniel F.Herrmann and Poppy Bowers, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Suspicion, exhibition catalogue, with texts by Dan Coombs and Sean Ashton, Jerwood Space, London

Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition, by Michael Petry. Thames & Hudson

The John Moores Painting Prize 2012, exhibition catalogue, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Damien Meade: A History of Fear, by Geraint Evans, Turps Banana Magazine, Issue 11, May 2012

FROM LONDON, exhibition catalogue, text by Martin Herbert, Art Nueve Gallery, Murcia


Abbey Fellowship, British School at Rome, Italy.

Artist Fellowship, Churchill College, Cambridge University (in association with Kettle's Yard).

Irish Arts Council Travel Award
Irish Arts Council Artist Bursary


MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art, London

BA Fine Art, DIT, Dublin.