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Desmond Church. Born 1986, Scotland. Lives and works in Copenhagen



2013-2015  MFA – Malmö Art Academy

2005-2009  BA (Hons) – The Glasgow School of Art



2015     Der er Rottegift i Haven, KHM Gallery, Malmö [SE]

2014     Hard Landscapes, CirkulationCentralen, Malmö [SE]

2012     Caves, Green Is Gold, Copenhagen [DK]

2011     Objects Are As They Appear, Detroit Gallery, Stockholm [SE]

2011     Notes for an exhibition, Crate, Margate [UK]

2011     ON GO ON, Galleri Stald, Copenhagen [DK]

2009     Desmond Church, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland [UK]

2009     4.6, Artur Galleri, Copenhagen [DK]

2009     Mid-flight, The Cell, Glasgow [UK]



2020     Magick, Celsius Projects, Malmö [SE]

2018     Materias Primas, PADA, Lisbon [PT]

2018     Chair, chair, chair, lamp, table, bed, sofa, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen [DK]

2017     Castello di Lajone – International Art Exhibition, Castello di Lajone, Quattordio [IT]

2017     Feast of the Red Herring, Moderna Museet, Malmö [SE]

2016     The Appel-Haken Proof, Vermilion Sands, Copenhagen [DK]

2015     Kenosis, Halmlageret, Copenhagen [DK]

2015     Finite Project Altered When Open, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow [UK]

2015     We will push the ship from shore and let it drift toward the darkest of oceans, Malmö

             Konstmuseum, Malmö [SE]

2015     Peripheral Vision, Slottet, Copenhagen [DK]

2015     Ugly Ducklings, Westwerk, Hamburg [DE]

2015     Årsutställning, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö [SE]

2014     Everything Is Connected, Neter Proyectos, Mexico City [MX]

2014     Årsutställning, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö [SE]

2013     Tiger Balm Sensation, Projektrum 1, Malmö [SE]

2013     NYA, KHM Gallery, Malmö [SE]

2013     Unspecified Objects, Malgras|Nauget & The Royal Standard, Manchester & Liverpool [UK]

2013     Auto Archive, Enclave, London [UK]

2011     To pay respect to the generosity of the three-minute punk rock song, Crate, Margate [UK]

2011     There is no there there: Desmond Church and Lyndsey Wardrop, Rhubaba, Edinburgh [UK]

2011     Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena [IT]

2010     The Mutual, The Glue Factory, Glasgow [UK]

2010     White, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow [UK]

2010     Atypical Root, Public Art Trail, GI Festival, Glasgow [UK]

2009     Drawn Together, The Pentagon Gallery, Glasgow [UK]

2009     Kill Your Darlings, Shoreditch Town Hall Basement, London [UK]

2009     Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, Mackintosh Building, Glasgow [UK]

2009     Make Do, Assembly Gallery, Glasgow [UK]

2008     Forgotten To Agree, Wasps Studios, Glasgow [UK]

2007     Blixt, Newberry Gallery, Glasgow [UK]



2017     Statens Kunstfond, Production Grant

2017     Artist in residence, Castello di Lajone [IT]

2017     Artist in residence, Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur [IS]

2016     Statens Kunstfond – Working Grant

2016     Artist in residence,  CCA Creative Lab, Glasgow [UK]

2016     Statens Kunstfond – Open Residency Funding

2011     Artist in residence, Stald, Copenhagen [DK]