Born 1973, England. Lives and works in London

Education
1995-97 MA Painting, Royal College of Art
1992-95 BA Painting, University of Brighton

Solo Exhibitions
2013 York College Gallery, York /One year later
2012 Arch402, London 
2012 Artary Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany / Between Cave and Gate
2011 Arch402, London / Nowhere men (cat.)
2010 Huddersfield Art Museum, Huddersfield / Black swan Blue woman
2007 Kookmin University Gallery, Seoul, South Korea / Under the sign of Saturn
2006 Pierpoint House, E,Sussex / In Ruins
2005 Mcnamara Gallery, University of Nevada, USA / In Ruins
1998 Bantam Studios, Connecticut, USA
1996 Royal College of Art, London 

Group Exhibitions
2019
Oceans Apart Gallery, Salford, UK / Two-fold, curated by Keith Ashcroft
Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK / Summer Exhibition (cat.)
Muzeum Narodowe w Gdańsk, Poland / Made in Britain: 82 Painters of the 21st Century (cat.) 
Yantai Art Museum, China / British Contemporary
2018
Electro project space / Self comes to mind, curated by Colin Booth and Paul Rousseau
Tainjin Academy of Fine Art, Tainjin, China / Contemporary Masters from Britain, curated by Robert Priseman (cat.)
2017
Jiangsu Arts Museum, Nanjing, China / Contemporary Masters from Britain, curated by Robert Priseman (cat.)
Yantai Art Museum, China / Contemporary Painting from Britain, curated by Jia Huiming and Robert Priseman (cat.)
China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Shanghai, China / 22 Paintings from Britain
Menier Gallery, London / Contemporary Painting: In Good Health,
2016
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK / Towards Night, Curated by Tom Hammick
Arcade Gallery, London / Sampler, curated by Kristian Day
The Minories Art Gallery, Colchester, UK / Selected works from the Priseman Seabrook Collection
James Freeman Gallery, London / March
2015
Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, China / Contemporary British Drawing (cat.)
GX Gallery, London / Neiland's Choice (cat.)
Marylebone Crypt Gallery, London / Contemporary British Painting
Project Space, Barbican Arts Group Trust. London / London Painting Survey
GX Gallery, London / BURTON, FAINE, NEILAND (cat.)
Observer Building, Hastings / WET and DRY, curated by ABC
No format Gallery, London /Autocatalytic Future Games, curated by Playpaint
Rugby Museum and Art Gallery / Rugby Collection 2015
F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio, Banbridge, County Down / Unfolding the Archive (cat.)
NCAD Gallery, Dublin / Unfolding the Archive (cat.)
John Martin Gallery, London
2014
Opinion Makers 2, curated by LUBOMIROV-EASTON, London
James Freeman Gallery, London / Winter Garden
Marylebone Crypt Gallery, London / Contemporary British Painting
Colchester and Ipswich Museum / @paintbritain (cat.)
Huddersfield Museum / Contemporary British Painting, The Priseman-Seabrook Collection (cat.)
Eagle Gallery, London / Panel Painting 2,
Eagle Gallery, London / Some of my Colours,
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Swindon / About Face,
James Freeman Gallery, London / Diamond Bullet,
Lion and Lamb Gallery, London / Enclosures, Elsewhere, curated by James Fisher
Ropewalk Gallery, Hull / Human Clay Revisited curated by
2013
Marylebone Crypt Gallery, London / Contemporary British Painting
Lion and Lamb, London / Unknown Sitter, curated by Covadonga Valdés
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast / Floating World,
2012
Arch402 Gallery / Hamptons Art Fair
Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK / Summer Exhibition
Artary Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany / A Sort of Night to the Mind, A Kind of Night for our thoughts: Illusion and Materiality in Contemporary Painting (cat.)
Arch402 Gallery, London / Generations
Arch402 Gallery, New York
2011
Arch402 Gallery, Miami
Arch402 Gallery, London / A Sort of Night to the Mind, A Kind of Night for our thoughts: Illusion and Materiality in Contemporary Painting (cat.)
Kingsgate Gallery, London / Prophets at Home
Arch402 Gallery, New York
2010
Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK / Summer Exhibition (cat.)
Quay Arts, Isle of Wight / Foolish Romantics 
SIB Contemporary Art in Hacchobori, Tokyo / Floating World
2009
Herbert Read Gallery, University of the Creative Arts, Canterbury / A Sort of Night to the Mind, A Kind of Night for our thoughts: Illusion and Materiality in Contemporary Painting (cat.)
Sligo Art Gallery, Ireland / The Reading Room
2008
London / Neiland Particular
Wrexham Art gallery, Wrexham, Wales / who am I to disappear (cat.)
Primo Alonso Gallery, London / Faith
2007
Dean Clough Gallery, Halifax / Faith
The Market Place Gallery, Armagh, Arts Council Funded
Enniskillen Arts Festival, Enniskillen, N.Ireland
International Artists Book Fair, Leeds
2005
APT Gallery, London / Folklore
I.C.A. London / LAB
Atelier WG, Amsterdam / Terra Incognita
SPF, London / Floating World
2004
Vertigo Gallery, London / 30 x 30
I.C.A. London / LAB
London Contemporary Art, Tokyo
London Contemporary Art, Tokyo / Extreme Surface
2003
Vertigo Gallery, London / 30 x 30
Vertigo Gallery, London / Drawing
APT Gallery, London / Territory
2002
Vertigo Gallery, London / 30 x 30
Lamont Gallery, London
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore / Peranakan Cultures
2001
Maryland Studios, London
Lamont Gallery, London
Bankley Gallery, Manchester / Googley
Vertigo Gallery, Milan, Italy / New British Art
Lamont Gallery, London
Vertigo Gallery, London
Lamont Gallery, London
2000
Vertigo Gallery, London / Starstruck,
Lamont Gallery, London / Transformations
S1 Artspace, Sheffield / Vim and Vigour (cat.)
1999
Cremer Street Gallery, London / Don't smoke in my house
1998
New Arts Gallery, Connecticut, USA
1997
DMA Gallery, New York, USA / British Painting,
1996
Royal College of Art, London / Painting 1996
1995
Reflections of Technology, London

Awards and Honours
2014-19
Trustee, The Artists’ General Benevolent Institution, London
2007
Arts Council of Ireland Grant
Kookmin University Gallery grant, Soeul, S.Korea
University of Huddersfield research grant
2006
University of Huddersfield research grant
University of Huddersfield research grant
2005
University of Huddersfield research grant
2004
University of Huddersfield research grant
2003
University of Huddersfield research grant
2002
Artist Residency, National Gallery, London
2001
University of Huddersfield research grant
1997
The Kasen Summer Fellowship, USA
1996
Jenny Hall Residency, S.France
Artist Residency, ARCO, Lisbon
John Minton Travel Award
1994
Birtles Painting Prize

Public Collections
Abbot Hall Collection
Aldrich Collection
Dimensional Media Associates Collection, USA
Falmouth Museum and Art Gallery Collection
Huddersfield Museum and Art Gallery
Rod and Jenny Hall Collection
Jiangsu Museum of Art, China
William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, USA
National Irish Visual Arts Library
Priseman-Seabrook Collection
PWC Collection
Robert and Susan Kasen Summer Collection, USA
Royal College of Art Collection
Rugby Museum and Art Gallery
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
Tianjin Academy of Fine Art, China
Yale Center for British Art, USA
Yantai Art Museum, China
Various Private Collections

Publications
Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition Illustrated 2019, ISBN 978-1-912520-02-2 (cat.)
Muzeum Narodowe w Gdansku, ‘Made in Britain, Artists of the 21st Century’, ISBN 978-83-63185-90-9 (cat.)
Contemporary Drawings from Britain, X'ian Academy of Fine Arts, China (cat.)
Unfolding the Archive, National Irish Visual Arts Library and F.E McWilliam Gallery, ISBN 978-1-9084551-4-7 (cat.)
Priseman Seabrook Collection of 21 Century British Painting, ISBN 978-1-5055372-3-9 (cat)
@PaintBritain 45 Contemporary Painters, ISBN 978-1-5033421-5-6 (cat)
Simon Burton Paintings, Published by Arch 402 Gallery, ISBN 978-0-9570574-1-8 (cat.)
'A Sort of Night to the Mind, A KIND OF NIGHT FOR OUR THOUGHTS', Arch 402 Gallery, ISBN 978-0-9570574-0-1 (cat.)
Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition Illustrated 2010, ISBN 978-1-905711-56-7 (cat.)
'who am I to disappear?'. ISBN1-903409-07-01 (cat.)
'Vim and Vigour' ISBN 0-8633990-4-5 (cat.)
'Exotic Europeans' Published by EBB. ISBN
Simon Burton, One Year Later, The Press, 14/02/2013
Cheech Marin, Richard Meier, Maysles at Hamptons Art Fair, Bloomberg, 13/07/2012
Critic Choice - Sort of Night (Review), Financial Times, 05/06/2011
Art: Puzzled view of exhibition at Huddersfield Art Gallery (Review), Huddersfield Examiner
'Three of a kind' (Review) Isle of Wight Gazette, 19/02/10
'Reading Room' (Review) Irish Times, 10/07/09.2008
Faith' - (Exhibition review), Metro Newspaper and AN Magazine (Dec).
'Floating World' - (Review/Preview), AN Magazine (Nov).
APT Gallery AN Magazine
The New Eastenders' AN Magazine.
'Territory-Pick of the Week' The Wharf Newspaper.
'Vim and Vigour' AN Magazine
Wall Street Journal (USA)




© Simon Burton 2019