Ian Charlesworth

Education

2005-2006 The British School at Rome. Fine Art Fellowship
2002-2006 University of Ulster, PhD (Theory and Practice Study: Drawing and Lens Based)
1995-1998 University of Ulster, Master of Fine Art
1989-1992 De Montfort University, BA (Hons) Fine Art

Experience

2011 Lecturer (full-time) University Campus Suffolk
2011 Visiting Lecturer, Burren College of Art
2009 Visiting Lecturer, Camberwell College of Art, London
2002-2005 Lecturer (studio and theory), University of Ulster, Belfast
2004-2011 Lecturer, (studio and theory), GMIT, Galway

Group and Solo Exhibition

2011 Sept, From dark Passages, Dox, Prague
2011 Feb, Pencil to the Plough, Cross Gallery, Dublin
2011 Jan, Realism, La Caixa Foundation, Madrid
2010 Sept, Histories, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2010 May, Elective Perspective, Galeria Arsenale, Bialystok, Poland
2010 April, A view from Napoleon’s Nose, Kao Yuan Arts Centre, Kaohsiung,Taiwan
2009 Aug, Performing Evidence, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
2008 June, Cinema Effect: Realism. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington
2008 March, Drawing a Line, International Gallery of Photography, Harbin, China
2007 July, Aftershock, Sainsbury Centre for Contemporary Art, Norwich
2007 April, Resolutions, American University Museum, Washington DC
2007 April, Pleasures and Days, The LAB, Dublin
2007 Jan, Tides, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh
2006 June, Dogs Have No Religion, Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague
2006 June, Crossing, Lipoli and Lopez Gallery, Rome
2006 June, Overlap 3, The British School at Rome, Rome
2005 Dec, Overlap, The British School at Rome, Rome
2005 Dec, The Nature of Things, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
2005 Dec, The Subjects, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2005 June, The Nature of Things, Venice Biennale, Northern Ireland Exhibition
2005 May, Artistas Visuales De Belfast, La Sala Naranja, Valencia
2005 March, The Belfast Way, Herzlia Museum, Tel Aviv
2005 Feb, From Dark Passages, Gallery Lipoli and Lopez, Rome
2004 Dec, Full Circle, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
2004 Nov, Thinking Of Ideas, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2004 April, Jerwood Drawing prize, Lowry Centre, Manchester
2004 Jan, Jerwood Drawing prize, Glasgow School of Art
2003 Oct, Rial to Sant’Ambrogio, Rome
2003 Sept, Jerwood Drawing prize, Jerwood Space, London
2003 March, Greyscale/CMYK, RHA, Dublin
2003 July, Recent Work, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
2003 June, Multiples, Project Gallery, Dublin
2002 Dec, Crawford Open, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
2002 Aug, Greyscale/CMYK, Tramway Gallery, Glasgow
2002 June, ISM Work, Christian Dam Gallery, Copenhagen
2002 May, Contested Space, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2002 April, Appropriation, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
2002 March, EV+A, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick
2001 Oct, RUA show, Ulster Museum, Belfast
2001 March, EV+A, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick
2000 May, Something Forever, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
1999 Feb, Club Europa, The Nunnery Gallery, London
1998 Oct, EV+A, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick
1998 June, Iontas, Sligo, Dublin and Belfast
1998 Feb, I Do, None, None, Context Gallery, Derry

Publications

2011 July, The Cosmetic Gaze – Body Modification and the Construction of Beauty, MIT press, Bernadette Wegenstein
2011 Sept, 100 Irish Artists, VAI publication, Dublin
2011 Feb, Pretexts: Afterall (journal), Andrew Stefan Weiner
2010 Sept, Histories catalogue, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2010 May, Elective Perspective catalogue, Galeria Arsenale, Bialystok, Poland
2010 April, A view from Napoleon’s nose catalogue, Kao Yuan Arts Centre, Taiwan
2008 Feb, The Cinema Effect: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC 
2008 March, Drawing a Line, International Gallery of Photography, Harbin, China
2007 July, Aftershock, catalogue, Sainsbury Centre for Contemporary Art, Norwich
2007 April, Resolutions, catalogue, American University Museum, Washington DC
2006 June, Dogs Have No Religion, catalogue, Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague
2006 June, British School at Rome, catalogue, Rome
2006 Feb, The Drawing Book, Tania Kovats, Black Dog Publishing
2005 June, Venice Biennale, catalogue, Venice
2005 June, The Nature of Things, catalogue, Venice Biennale, Northern Ireland
2005 April, The Folk Archive, Jeremy Deller, Book Works, London
2005 March, The Way Out, catalogue, Herzelia Museum, Tel Aviv
2005 Feb, From Dark Passages, catalogue, Lipoli & Lopez, Rome
2004 Jan, Crawford Open, catalogue, Crawford Gallery, Cork
2003 Sept, Jerwood Drawing Prize, catalogue, Jerwood, London
2003 Sept, Atlantica Magazine, project, Copenhagen
2002 Sept, Greyscale, catalogue, Nordic Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Helsinki
2002 June, EV+A, catalogue, Limerick City Art Gallery, Limerick
2002 May, Appropriation, catalogue, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
2001 March, EV+A, catalogue, Limerick City Art Gallery, Limerick
1998 Oct, Proposition, catalogue, 1997-1998, Proposition Gallery, Belfast
1998 Oct, EV+A, catalogue, Limerick City Art Gallery, Limerick
1998 June, Iontas, catalogue, Sligo Museum and Art Gallery, Sligo

Reviews

2008 Aug, New York Times, Karen Rosenberg (22/08/08)
2008 June, Washington Post, Blake Gopnik (21/06/2008)
2008 June, New York Times, Roberta Smith (15/06/08)
2007 July, Financial Times, Jackie Wullschlager (21/07/2007)
2006 April, CIRCA: contemporary visual culture in Ireland. Siobhan Mullen, Pages 86-87
2005 Dec, The Irish News, AP Maginness (10/12/2005). Page 42
2005 Dec, CIRCA: contemporary visual culture in Ireland
2005 Feb, Libero, Ester Mieli (19 /02/05) Page 36
2003 Dec, CIRCA: contemporary visual culture in Ireland
2002 June, Artists Newsletter, Gavin Weston. Page 6
2002 May, Sunday Times, Culture Ireland, MedB Ruane (05/05/2002). Pages 16-17
2002 April, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Newsletter, Sarah Glennie. Pages 6-9
2001 June, CIRCA, Nora Donnelly
2000 May, Sunday Times, Culture Ireland, Gavin Weston (14/05/2000). Page 29
2000 May, Belfast Newsletter, Ian Hill (25/05/2000). Page 25
1997 March, CIRCA Magazine
1997 Feb, Sunday Times, Culture Ireland, Gavin Weston

Public Collections

Czech Museum of Fine Art
Limerick City Art Gallery
Arts Council of Northern Ireland