Tim Ellis
Born Chester 1981
Lives and works London

Education
2006-09   Post Graduate Diploma Fine Art,  The Royal Academy Schools, London.
2000-03   BA (Hons) Fine Art,  John Moores, Liverpool.

Solo Exhibitions 
2021:
'In Bloom', JGM Gallery, London.*
2019:
'Tomorrow's Harvest', FOLD Gallery, London.
2018:
'Solo Presentation', Art Rotterdam, Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam.
'Cypher', PAPER Gallery, Manchester. *
2016:
'C.O.D.A', FOLD Gallery, London.
2014:
'Finding Comfort in an Unknown Future', FOLD Gallery, London.
2013:
'We Belong Together', IAG, Hong Kong. *
2011:
'Sons of Pioneers', Furini Contemporary, Rome, Italy.
'The Tourist', Spacex, Exeter, England.
2010: 
'A Foundation For Exchange', Primopiano, Lugano, Switzerland.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022:

'6th Edition Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer' , Brookebenington Sculpture Park, Buckinghamshire.

'Modern Relics', FOLD Gallery, London.

'Post Totem', Ohsh Projects, London.

'Paper After All', Paper Gallery, Manchester and Tour.

2021:

'Studio: Response (#1)', The Saatchi Gallery, London.

'Spotlight Award', Royal Society of Sculptors,  Fulmer Sculpture Park, Buckinghamshire.

'Afterimage', Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London.

'Drawing Postal Project', Camberwell Space, UAL, London. *

2020:

'Relic', APT, Gallery, London.

'Dance First Think Later', General Practice Project Space, Lincoln.

2019:

'Personal Structures', PAPER Pavilion, ECC, Palazzo Mora, Venice Biennale, Italy.

'Possible Architectures' , Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London. *

'Open Construction' , The National Trust, Eastbury Manor, Essex.

'Carry On', FOLD Gallery, London.

2018-2019:
'Harder Edge', curated by Dominic Beattie, The Saatchi Gallery, London.
2018:
'Paper-Cuts', Kristian Day, The Saatchi Gallery, London.
'Now It Is Permitted: Wayside Pulpits', curated by Bridget Smith, Mansions of the Future, Lincoln. 
'A History of Drawing’, curated by Kelly Chorpening, Camberwell Space, University of the Arts, London.
‘Pindrop A Short Affair’, Pindrop Studio in conjunction with the Royal Academy, London.*
2017:
'Beneath The Colour', In conjunction with Saatchi Gallery & Hyatt Regency, London.
100 x Handpicked Saatchi Gallery Chrities London & New York.
Benefizauktion: KUNST WERKt für, Novomatic Forum, Vienna.*
2016:
'Now It Is Permitted: 24 Wayside Pulpits', curated by Bridget Smith, Swedenborg Society, London. *
'Imperfect Reverse', curated by Laurence Noga, Camberwell Project Space, University of the Arts, London. *
'Wish You Were Here', Estuary 2016, Metal, Southend Pier, Essex.
'Phase 1' (Reseau Peinture), Ruskin Gallery, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.
'Flatland', FOLD Gallery, London.
2015-16: 
'Local Objects', curated by Rita Salvaggio, Ikeyazhang, Milan, Italy.
2015:
'Long Ting (No Long Ting)', curated by Cedar Lewisohn, Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland.
'The London Open', curated by Daniel Hermann & Poppy Bowers, The Whitechapel Gallery, London. *
'Illegitimate Objects', The Mathematical Institute, Oxford University. *
'INVITED', curated by Philly Adams of The Saatchi Gallery and Flora Fairbairn of Fair & Co, London.
'Platform/Platvorm', Melkweg, Amsterdam, Holland. *
'Taverna - We are Open' - 'Icastica', curated by Ilaria Gianni, Fraternita Laici, Municipality of Arezzo, Italy. *
'Fin', FOLD Gallery, London.
2014-15:
'The MAC International', curated by Hugh Mulholland, Francesco Bonami, Judith Nesbitt, The Metropolitan Arts Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 
'The Opinion Makers II', Londonewcastle Project Space, London.
2014:
'100 Painters of Tomorrow', Thames & Hudson, One Art Space, Tribeca, New York. *
'Open 17', International exhibition of sculptures and installations, Venice Lido & San Servolo Island, Venice Architecture Biennial,  Italy.*
'Icastica', Fraternita Laici, Museo di Ivan Bruschi & Galleria Comunale D'Arte Contemporanea, Municipality of Arezzo, Italy. *
'Symbolic Logic', IAG, Hong Kong.*
2013:
'Image/Object', Furini Contemporary, Rome, Italy.
'SONS', SONS Museum, Kruishoutem, Belgium.
'Magic 8 Ball', FOLD Gallery, London.
'Misinformation Centre', Hack The Barbican, The Barbican, London.
'Re-View', IAG, Hong Kong.
2012:
'Secret Societies', To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence, curated by Cristina Ricupero and Alexis Vaillant, CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France. *
'Needle in a Cloud', FOLD Gallery London.
2011:
'The Anti-Library', curated by Paul Peroni, Space, London.
'The Others', Turin, Italy.
'Secret Societies', To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence, curated by Cristina Ricupero and Alexis Vaillant, The Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany. *                 
'Friendship of the Peoples', Simon Oldfiled Gallery, London. *                  
2010:  
'John Moores Painting Prize 26', The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.  *              
'Newspeak: British Art Now, Part 1', The Saatchi Gallery, London. *
'Tag From 3 to 36: New London Painting', Brown Gallery, London. 
2009:
'The Royal Academy Schools Show', The Royal Academy of Art, London. *
'New Sensations', The A Foundation, London.
'New London School', Galerie Schuster, Berlin, Germany.
2008:
'Falling from an Apple Tree', Curated by Rita Selveggio, The Wilde Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
'Premiums', The Royal Academy of Arts, London.
'A Painter's Glance', Rhenania Kunst Haus, Cologne, Germany.
2007:    
'Interceptor', The Peles Empire, London.
'Ritual Abuse', The Boys Hall Dalston, London.
2006:
'Inaugural', The Independents, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool.
'Going Native', Mercy, Arena Gallery, Liverpool. *
2005:
'The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005', The Jerwood Space, London and Tour* - Jerwood Space London, Pitville Gallery Cheltenham, Rennie Mackintosh Gallery Glasgow, Bayart Cardif, The Gallery Dorset.
2004:
'Heyvend Laboratories', Manchester Cornerhouse, Baltic, Arnolfini, ICA, Arnolfini Bristol, Hayward Gallery, Whitechapel Gallery.

Awards & Residencies
2021:
'Spotlight Award', Royal Society of Sculptors, London & Brooke Benington, Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer. 
'Shortlist' The Royal Society of Sculptures 1st Plinth Award.
2014:
'100 Painters of Tomorrow', Thames & Hudson.
Exhibited Shortlist - MAC International, The Metropolitan Arts Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 
2013:
Finalist NSP Sculpture Prize, Broomhill, Devon, England. *
2011: 
Glenfiddich Residency, Dufftown, Scotland. *
2010:
Exhibited Shortlist - 'John Moores Painting Prize 26', The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.  *  
2009:
The Gordon Luton Award.
Patricia Turner Award for Sculpture.
2008:  
Peter Rippon Travel Award.


(* Exhibition Publication)


Collections

The Saatchi Collection, The Glenfiddich Collection, Swiss Life and various public and private collections in Europe, Asia and USA .