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Dawn Mellor

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Online Content Creator (Emmanuelle Béart), 2013 Oil and Marker on Canvas 102 X 76 Cm © Courtesy of Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Chief Registrar (Yoon Yeo-jeong) , 2013 Oil and Marker on Canvas 102 X 76 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Art Critic (Glenn Close) , 2013 Oil on Canvas 102 X 76 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Independent Curator (Mia Farrow) , 2013 Oil on Canvas 102 X 76 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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The Final Hoedown no 5 , 2013 Oil on Linen 61 X 76 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Partisan Dorothy Oil on Canvas 132 X 108 Inches © courtesy the artist
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© Galerie Micky Schubert
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HANNAH SCHYGULLA, 2010 Painting 60.96 X 50.8 Cm © Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Lynn Bracken from L.A. Confidential (Kim Basinger), 2010 Pastel on Paper © Courtesy of the artist & Vegas Gallery
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MIa Farrow © Courtesy of the Artist and Studio Voltaire
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Special Project Assistant Manager (Rita Tushingham) , 2013 Oil on Canvas 102 X 76 Cm © Courtesy of Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Front Desk Manager (Whoopi Goldberg) , 2013 Oil on Canvas 102 X 76 Cm © Courtesy of Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Installation View at Galerie Gabriel Rolt © Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Gabriel Rolt
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Manchester
Birth year
1970
Lives in
London, UK
Works in
London, UK
Representing galleries
Statement

CV

 
(1970, Manchester) lives and works in London

Education

1996
MA, Royal College of Art, London
1992
Central St. Martin's, London
1989
Manchester Polytechnic

Solo Exhibitions

2013
Take Em by the Legs and Throw Em Down the Stairs, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam (forthcoming)
What Happened to Helen, Focal Point, Southend-on-Sea. Uk
2010
An Ecstasy of Purpose, Studio Voltaire, London
The Conspirators, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2009
Frieze Art Fair, London, England (under the auspices of Team Gallery)
When I was a teenage bore, (curated by Joe Scotland), Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin, Germany,
2008
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland (with catalogue)
Team, New York, NY, A Curse on Your Walls
Spacex, Exeter, UK
2007
Studio Voltaire, London, UK
Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy, Hurricane Dorothy
2006
Team, New York, NY, we hope you choke
2004
Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium, The Artist, The Bombast, The Cannibal and her Dinner
2003
Team, New York, NY, The Flesh and the Fury
2002
Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium, Fever 103°
2001
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK, Madame X and the Party Tricks
2000
Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy, Me and Mrs. Jones
Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium, The Baby Doll Murders
1999
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK, Wishing I Was Somebody Else Instead

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
Are You Alright? New Art From Britain, The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA)
2012
We Love Our Audience, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
Fracture, curated by Gabriel Rolt and Nick Hackworth, Mindpirates Space, Berlin
Pigments, Peter Bergman, Stockholm
2011
Lightwork II, curated by Gabriel Rolt and Nick Hackworth, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
Lightwork I, curated by Gabriel Rolt and Nick Hackworth, Paradise Row, London
Drawing 2011, The drawing Room London
Apocalypse Now, NEW DAKOTA, Amsterdam
2010
Lust For Life Ans Dance of Death, Olbricht Collection, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria
2009
Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, 25th Anniversary Show
Galerie Polad-Hardouin, Paris, France, Holy Destruction
Whitecross Gallery, London, UK, Betrayal (curated by Gavin Ramsey)
Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany, Borderline Pleasure (curated by Lukas Baden and Sebastian
Baden)
Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, Netherlands, In Praise of Shadows
2008
Vilma Gold, London, UK, The Skat Players
White Columns, New York, NY, Other People’s Projects: Studio Voltaire
Studio 1.1, London, UK
2007
Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY
2006
P.S.1, New York, NY, Defamation of Character (curated by Neville Wakefield)
Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY, Celebrity
2005
A&B, London, UK, Sleigh
Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic, Expanded Painting
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK, A Violet from Mother’s Grave (curated by Mathew Weir)
2004
Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy, I Don’t Know What to do with Myself
Studio 1.1, London, UK, Plan B – Drawing Show
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK, The Analysis of Beauty
2003
39, London, UK, Please Take One
Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY, girls gone wild (organized by Katherine Bernhardt and Bronwyn
Keenan)
2002
Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop (catalogue)
Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, The Galleries Show 2002 Contemporary Art in
London Melbourne, Australia, City Lights
2001
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK, Works on paper: from Vito Acconci to Zittel
Victoria House, London, UK, Desert Rose (curated by Reza Arameshi)
2000 Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK, Raw
1998
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK, Heads Will Roll
Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, London Now, Saks Fifth Avenue Project Art
Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK, Alice
The Nunnery, London, UK, Alice
City Racing, London, UK, Motherload
1997
Galerie Krizinger, Vienna, Austria, TAKE OFF, Benger Areal, Bregenz
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK, Chantal Joffe and Dawn Mellor
City Art Galleries, Manchester, UK, Likeness
1996
Gasworks, London, UK, SAD
Cubitt Street Gallery, London, UK, Multiple Choice

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