Born in Toronto. Lives in London

Solo exhibitions:

Security, Kunsthalle Osnabrück (forthcoming)

All Ages, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

Security, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

The Caretaker, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo

Start Over Every Morning, Kunstverein Braunschweig

Deliquescing, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Seeing Is Forgetting What You’re Looking At or What It’s Called or Something, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin
What Would It Be Without You, Talion, Tokyo

By The Boundary, Statements, Art Basel
By The Boundary, And Now, Dallas
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To, Supportico Lopez & 6817, Los Angeles

Standard Ballad, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Noclip, La Salle de bains, Lyon
It’s Easier To Love Your Song Than It Is To Love You, Stereo, Warsaw
Deliquescing, Lock-up International, London

It’s Easier To Love Your Song Than It Is To Love You, Supportico Lopez, Berlin

An Escalator Can Never Break, It Can Only Become Stairs, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

Buildings are Heavy, Supplement, London

Sheer Fatigue, Christopher Crescent, London

Instant Distance / Distant Instance, Outpost, Norwich

Selected group exhibitions:

Gracious Hosts, Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Dessau (forthcoming)
Foreverism: Endless Horizons, Ilmin Museum of Art, Soeul (forthcoming)
Ida Reading a Letter, Gems, New York

Time, please, Kunst Raum Reihen, Basel
In the Off HoursGalerie In Situ / Fabienne Leclerc, Romainville

Tacet, Gems, New York
Ensemble, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles
Eight works from 2013, 2020, 2009, 1998, 2019, 2003, 2018, 1998, Wschód, Warsaw

Artists Use Photography, Praz Delavallade, Los Angeles

Condo Unit, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo
Computer, (curated by Ermes Ermes) Bureau Des Réalités, Brussels
Porcupine, (curated by Artun Alaska Arasli), Van Eyck, Maastricht
Red House, Talion, Tokyo

Condo, Bureau, New York
Benefit show, Shanaynay, Paris
Accept baby, Forde, Geneva

How Deep is the Ocean (curated by Arlene Berceliot Courtin), Shanaynay, Paris
An Idle Visitation (organised by ANDNOW, Hester & Tomorrow), Plaza Mercado, Santa Fe
Ver Lento (curated by Francisco Cordero-Oceguera), Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
Irony Comes from a Vanishing Point (curated by Julia Marchand), Stereo, Warsaw

Borrowed Alibis, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zürich
Limited Liability Corporation, Frankfurt am Main & LLC, Berlin
City, William Arnold, New York

In the Wake (curated by Julia Marchand), Truth and Consequences, Geneva
Enigma, Minibar, Stockholm
Fight, Center, Berlin
Pre-Pop to Post-Human (curated by Isobel Harbison), Hayward Touring, UK

From Morn Till Midnight, Supportico Lopez, Berlin
To Clear The Bush Of Your Garden (with Richard Sides), David Dale Gallery, Glasgow
Every bird brings a different melody to the garden, No Format, London

Remainder (curated by Alex Ross), Hilary Crisp, London
Technicolour Yawn (curated by Nadim Samman), Import Projects, Berlin & Karst Projects, Plymouth
Painting Without Paint, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen

Performance Anxiety (curated by Nicolas Djandji), Stadium, New York
Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town, Christopher Crescent, London
Common Room, Pianissimo, Milan
Studio Artists Group Show, Woodmill, London

Converse / Dazed Emerging Artists Award, Stephen Friedman, London
New Panorama, Pianissimo, Milan
The Devil’s Necktie, Woodmill, London

Grey Matter, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Misc projects and publishing:

2021: Agency, audio work released as 12″ vinyl edition
2020: Start Over Every Morning, exhibition catalog published by Kunstverein Braunschweig, Motto Books & Floating Opera Press, Berlin
2019: Deliquescing, exhibition catalog published by Sternberg Press with KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
2019: Present Time, print edition with Kunstverein Braunschweig
2016: Strangers’ Guide to Home Territories, artist book published by Supportico Lopez with Motto, Berlin
2016: You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To, online project for, Tokyo
2015: Hello, How May I Help You?, artist book published with La Salle de Bains, Lyon
2014: I See Them, Do You?, online project for Bomb magazine, NY
2014: World Music, group show co-curated with Richard Sides at Carlos/Ishikawa, London
2013: Focus II, artist publication produced with Beyond Entropy Mediterranean
2009 – 2013: Edited and published the biannual paper Mono


2019: Exhibition funding – Canadian Embassy, Germany
2019: Exhibition funding – British Council
2018: Exhibition funding – Canada Council for the Arts
2018: Exhibition funding – Arts Council England
2018: Exhibition funding – Canadian Embassy, Germany
2018: Exhibition funding – Henry Moore Foundation
2017: Exhibition funding – Canadian Embassy, Germany
2015: Exhibition funding – Centre cultural canadien, France
2013: Residency – Beyond Entropy/Fondazione MACC, Sardinia
2012: Residency – Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld
2011: Funding for Mono publishing project – The Elephant Trust
2011: Travel grant – Reuben Mackintosh
2010: Converse/Dazed Emerging Artist Award – exhibiting finalist
2007: Research & travel grant – Villiers David Trust

Selected Bibliography:

Artforum, Jennifer Teets, “In the off hours”, Critics Picks, Jun 2023

Art Monthly, Chris Fite-Wassilack, “Mould in the Museum”, Dec 2022

Contemporary Art Review LA, Neyat Yohannes, “Ensemble”, Feb 2021

CLOT, Leoni Fischer, “Orchestrating the notions of everyday life”, Jun 2020

Artforum, Matthew Herbet, “Deliquescing”, Feb 2019
Contemporary Art Writing Daily, “Start Over Every Morning” May 2019
Canadian Art, “Deliquescing preview”, Winter 2019

The New York Times, Roberta Smith, “Out-of-Town Galleries Arrive, Bearing Art”, July 13th 2017, Sam Korman, “Critic’s Guide”, July 4th 2017
ICON, Francesco Garutti, “Artist’s Things”, Jul-Aug 2017

2016:, Paul Teasdale, “By the Boundary” Aug 2016

This is tomorrow, David Price, “Standard Ballad” Feb 2015

Artforum, Gilda Williams, “An Escalator Can Never Break”, Apr, p.269-70
Kaleidoscope, Karen Archey, “Post Materiality”, Summer Issue #18, p. 36 & 41
Modern Painters, Rob Sharp, “An Escalator Can Never Break”, May, p.105
Art Monthly, Chris Fite-Wassilak “London Round-up”, Apr, p.33

Mousse, Laura McLean-Ferris, “The Air Medium”, #36 Dec/Jan, p. 148-151
Art Review, Oliver Basciano, “Off-Space Travels – No.4: Supplement, London”, Mar, p. 40-41
Frieze, Martin Herbert, “Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town”, Issue 114, Jan/Feb 2012, p.136

Art Review, Oliver Basciano, “Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town”, Oct, p. 106, Orit Gat, Artist Profile, Nov
Modern Painters, Coline Millard, “Why Young London Works”, Oct, p.86