BIOGRAPHY

Born 1973, Jarrow, UK
2001-02 MA Fine Art, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
1999-2000 PGCA, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield
1992-95 BA (Hons) Drawing and Painting, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee
Lives in Gateshead, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
‘A Mid-Century Modern’, The Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed
‘Standby for the New Stone Age’, York Cold War Bunker, York
‘The Means and the Instruments’, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
2013

The Pursuit of Happiness’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2010
‘A Time After People’, Waygood at Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne
2008
‘Energy flash’, Incubate, Chicago, USA
‘New Work’, Durham Light Infantry and Art Gallery, Durham
2007
‘Transparent Radiation’, Hanging Wall, Waygood at Harkers, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Harker Herald’, Waygood at Harkers, Newcastle upon Tyne
2006
‘Transparent Radiation’, Art Gene, Barrow in Furness
2005
‘Calling Occupants’, Function suite, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
2004
‘It’s the End of the World as we know it’, Total Kunst, Edinburgh

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Seeing a Who’ with Elizabeth Saveri, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘The Kármán Line’, OBJECT / A, Manchester
2015
4th Ghetto Biennale, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
NORTH’, Newcastle Pavilion, Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, Warrington
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘The Art Lending Library’, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
‘Beyond the Goldmine Standard’, RPM, Newcastle upon Tyne (catalogue)
2014
‘They Used to Call it the Moon’, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
In and out of windows’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘They Used to Call it the Moon’, BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne
Between fact and fiction’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013

‘Multiple Choice: Contemporary Prints & Editions from Private Collections in the North’, Part 2, Queen’s Hall, Hexham (catalogue)
‘Project 04: Tip of the Iceberg: Art from Up North’, Contemporary Art Society, London (catalogue)
‘What is Drawing?’, Customs House, South Shields
‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
2012

‘Day In, Day Out’, Aid & Abet, Cambridge
‘Collecting Contemporary Art’, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘«solo-show»’, Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland
‘Omnia Mea Mecum Porto: Works on Paper’, the Kotti-Shop, Berlin, Germany
2011
‘A big show of little works’, The Birdcage Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Edifice’, National Glass Centre, Sunderland
‘Graphite’, Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne (catalogue)
2010
‘We Love New York?’, Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘We Love New York?’, Broadway Gallery, New York, USA
‘Brick by brick: small scale wall works by 24 artists’, Xsite Architecture, Newcastle upon Tyne
2009
‘Jerwood Drawing Prize’, Jerwood Space, London, touring to Cardiff, Aberdeen, Cambridge, Bideford, and Cheltenham
2008
‘Michael Mulvihill and Joe Woodhouse’, Hanging Wall, Waygood at Harkers, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Group exhibition’, Waygood Boutique at Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Group show’, Gardenfresh, Chicago, USA
‘Waygood Boutique’, Newcastle upon Tyne
2007
Vane Shorts 3’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2006
‘Members’ Summer Show’, Embassy, Edinburgh
‘Multiples’, Ayling and Conroy, Nottingham
2004
‘Multiplus Reloaded’, Saltburn Artists’ Projects, Saltburn on Sea
‘Multiplus’, The Lowry, Salford
2003
‘If’, Side Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Cut and Paste’, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne (catalogue)
2002
‘Nature selected them for extinction’, Disco, Newcastle upon Tyne
2000
‘Use nor Ornament’, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art’, Sunderland (catalogue)
‘Centurion’, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art’, Sunderland
1999
‘Butterfly’, VANE99, Newcastle upon Tyne
1998
‘RADAR’, Generator, Dundee
1997
‘Members’ Summer Show’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
1996
‘Rocket Event’, Transmission, Glasgow

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2011
‘Cloud Chamber’ (curator), the Gallery of Wonder, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2014
Residency, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, The Leverhulme Trust residency programme
Residency, Paper Studio, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, supported by Arts Council England
2013

Residency, Summer Residency programme, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath
2008
‘Incubate’, Chicago, USA, supported by Arts Council England
2007
Residency, The Contemporary Artist Centre, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Arts Council England
2005
‘AA2A’, Fine Art Print Department, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
‘Seeing a Who’, preview, NARC. (Newcastle upon Tyne), May
‘Seeing a Who’, preview, Jennifer Lax, The Crack (Newcastle upon Tyne), May
2015
‘Michael Mulvihill: The Means and the Instruments’, review, This is Tomorrow (online arts magazine), (London), 13 February
‘Michael Mulvihill at NGCA’, Peter Cumiskey, NARC. Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), January
2013

‘Multiple Choice’, catalogue text, Rebecca Morrill, pub. Contemporary Art Society North (Newcastle upon Tyne)
The Pursuit of Happiness’, essay, Dawn Bothwell, Vane
‘The Pursuit of Happiness’, preview, Robert Meddes, The Crack (Newcastle upon Tyne), February
‘The Pursuit of Happiness’, preview, NE1 Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), 29 Jan – 13 Feb
2011

‘Graphite’, catalogue text (interview), Northumbria University Fine Art Press (Newcastle upon Tyne)
2003

‘Cut and Paste’, catalogue text, Northumbria University Fine Art Press (Newcastle upon Tyne)
2001
‘Revealed Worlds’, essay for Liverpool Billboard Project, Burke and Dunn
2000
‘Diary of First Contact’, Essay, ‘Use nor Ornament’, NGCA (Sunderland
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