Approved: 16.08.2006

Richard Bartle

Artist, Arts administrator, Maker

Approved: 16.08.2006

I am interested in the processes that develop out of my own personal encounters with the world. There is much within my work that is political, that touches on the historical or a place. I enjoy the process of research and conceptualizing my encounters. I am a maker at heart. My art works are the things that arise out of my love of making and my curiosity.

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Artist Statement

I am interested in the processes that develop out of my own personal encounters with the world. There is much within my work that is political, that touches on the historical or a place. I enjoy the process of research and conceptualizing my encounters. I am a maker at heart. My art works are the things that arise out of my love of making and my curiosity.

CV & Education

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019                 Seytan Tüyü. Halka Sanat Projects, Istanbul.

2018                 A Nomad’s Tale. Halka Sanat Projects, Istanbul.

2017                 Deities at the Bottom of the Garden. Manchester Central Library, Manchester.

2016                 Deities at the Bottom of the Garden. Grimsby Minster, Grimsby.

2012                 Deities at the Bottom of the Garden. 20/21 Gallery, Scunthorpe.

2009                 Make Mine A Molotov, Hive Gallery. Barnsley.

2002                 Oil Paintings, Bloc Space, Sheffield.

                        Turn on the Water Works. Timber Wharf Gallery, Manchester.

2000                 Gravity Can Be A Cruel Mistress. Paton Gallery, London.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019                 Spirit of place. Halka Sanat Projects. Istanbul.

Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair. Istanbul. Turkey.

2018                 Malevolent Eldrichshire King.  Paul Morrison studios, Sheffield.

                        Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair. Istanbul. Turkey.

                        Confluence.  Herrick Gallery, Mayfair, London

                        Confluence.  Bloc Projects, Sheffield.

2017                 It’s Complicated.  Bloc Projects, Sheffield.

                        Drawing for Sculpture. 21/21 Gallery, Scunthorpe.

2016                 Bloc Assembly. Bloc Projects, Sheffield.

2011                 Occursus. DLA Piper, Sheffield.

2010                 Blasphemy. Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin.

                        Jihlava Film Festival. Czech Republic.

                        The Mardin Biennial. Mardin, Turkey.

                        Sheffield Pavilion. Showroom Cinema, Sheffield.

2009                 Cross Cutting, Sierra Metro, Edinburgh.

Object Image – revisiting the interface. 

Copenhagen Documentry Film Festival. (Shorlisted ‘New Visions Award’).

The Sheffield Pavilion. fringe of 11th Istanbul Biennial. Istanbul.

                        Pan-demonium. AC Institute, New York.

                        V22 presents: The Sculpture Show. Almond Building, Bermondsey, London.

                        Tehran Biennial. Magacin u Kraljevica Marka, Serbia.

2008                 Tehran Biennial. various venues, Berlin.

Tehran Biennial. Hafriyat Karakoy, Istanbul.

                        Art is my playground. Kuçuk Çiftlik Amusment Park, Istanbul

2007                 Conflict. 20/21 Gallery, Scunthorpe

2006                 Urbia. Sheffield University Library Gallery, Sheffield

2005                 The Little Artists Present Contemporary Artists Play Pictionary. The Agency, London.

                        Boffins Find Oil on Mars. Mars-Patent (on-line art project), Hamburg, Germany.

            La Petite Paysage. Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool.

2003                 10 x 10 x 10. (Curated by UTK), Bloc Space, Sheffield.

                        Sheffield Sea Life Centre. Artranspennine03, Sheffield.

                        Citi-Zen. Sheffield Biennial, Sheffield.

2002                 Reactions. Exit Art, Broadway, New York, USA.

2001                 And The Heat Goes On (Macho, Gangster, Love). Timber Wharf Gallery, Manchester.

                        Chaos and Equilibrium. Paton Gallery, London.

2000                 The 21st Century British Art Show. Diorama Gallery, London.

                        Beyond the Seen. Paton Gallery, London.

                        Vim and Vigour. S1 Artspace, Sheffield.

1999                 Vital Art. The Cowcross Gallery, London.

 

Residencies

2019                 Halka Sanat Projects. Istanbul, Turkey.

2018                 Halka Sanat Projects. Istanbul, Turkey.

2010                 Mardin Biennial, Mardin. Turkey.

                        Caravansari, Istanbul, Turkey.

2008                 Platfrom Garanti Artists Residency. Istanbul.

 

Awards

2019                 Research and Development Grant. Arts Council England.

2018                 Making Ways artists grants. Sheffield Culture Consortium. Sheffield.

2012                 Arts Council England.

2008                 Arts Council England.

1999                 Arts Council England.