Ian Dawson
Born 1969 Darlington, Co. Durham, UK
Lives & works in London


1991-93 Royal College of Art, MA
1988-91 Winchester School of Art, BA (Hons)

Future Group Exhibitions

March 2000 ‘Lets get to work’, Marcel Sitcoske, San Francisco

Solo Exhibitions

1999 Modern Art Inc, London
1998 Hales Gallery, London
1995 London Artforms, London

Group Exhibitions

2000 ‘Abstract Art’, Delfina Gallery, London
1999 ‘6min3sec’, ABF Konstskola, Umea, Sweden
‘Drawings’, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York City
‘Millennium’, Tate, New York City
'Holding Court', Entwistle, London
1998 'London Now', Saks, New York City 'Paradigms of Oneirology', One in the Other, London
'The Status of the Object', Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
1997 'Multislot', Notcut House, London
'Low Maintenence', Hales Gallery, London
'Victoria', Laurent Delaye, London
1996 'British Friends', Galerie M, Stockholm, Sweden
'Death of the Death of...' Curated by Kenny Schacter
480 Broome Street, New York City
'The Boy that Santa Forgot', Galerie M, Stockholm, Sweden
1994 Bantam Studio, Connecticut, USA
'Turning Up', The View, Liverpool
1992 'Rundgang', Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin
1991 Heffer Gallery, Cambridge
Royal Hampshire Hospital, Winchester
1990 Angelus Gallery, Winchester
Winchester Gallery, Winchester

Awards & Exchanges

1994-6 Susan Kasen Summer Scholarship
1993 Sir James Knott Scholarship
1992 ERASMUS Exchange, Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin
1991 Atlantida Award, Madrid
1990 Exchange, Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin


1999 ‘Young British Art: The Saatchi Decade’, Booth-Clibborn
1998 'The New Neurotic Realism', The Saatchi Gallery


2000 ‘Abstract Art’, Martin Herbert, Time Out, (Feb 9)
2000 ‘Abstract Art’, Rachel Campell-Johnson, The Times, (Feb 1)
2000 ‘Abstract Art’, Sue Hubbard, The Independent, (Jan 30)
2000 ‘Abstract Art’, Helen Sumpter, Evening Standard, Hot tickets, (Jan 21)
1999 ‘Modern Art Inc’, Mark Gisbourne, Contemporary Visual Arts Magazine (Issue 24)
1999 ‘Art In Review’, Ken Johnson, The New York Times, August.
1999 ‘Look Out Damien’, Louisa Buck, E.S. Magazine, June.
1999 Modern Art Inc Lowis Morgan-Griffiths, The Independent Magazine, June
1999 ‘Tea For Two’, Lucy Ryder Richardson, Numero Magazine, May
1999 ‘Altered Images’, Louisa Buck, Esquire Magazine, April
1999 ‘Plastic Fantastic’, Ella Weimer, i-D Magazine, April
1999 ‘Choice’, Helen Sumpter, Hot Tickets (Evening Standard) 11.03.
1998 'Ian Dawson', Gavin Wade, Zing Magazine, Winter
1998 'Ian Dawson', Gavin Wade, Untitled, No 16
1998 'British Art....', The Observor, 12th April, p 18, Roger Trede
1998 'The Art Newspaper', No 79, p 56, Louisa Buck
1997 'Low Maintenance...', David Burrows, Art Monthly, September issue
1997 'Low Maintenence...', Martin Herbert, Time Out, No 1408
1997 'Low Maintenence...', Artists Newsletter, Oct issue
1997 'Victoria', Volume 1, Edition 2, Autumn
1995 'An American Passion', Glasgow Museums/RCA
1995 'Clot', Judith Mottram, Womans Art Magazine, June
1994 'The British Invasion', Litchfield County Times, April 22nd
1994 'Turning Up', Heidi Reitmaier, Art Monthly, November


The Saatchi Collection, London, UK
Frank Cohen Collection, Manchester, UK
Collection Vidal & Ronnie Sassoon, Los Angeles, USA
The Saks Collection, New York, USA
SEI Corporation Collection, Penslyvania, USA
Kasen/Summer Collection, Conneticut, USA
ABN Amro Bank Collection, London
Private Collections
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