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  • Education
  • 2015
  • 2012
  • Selected Solo
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • Selected Group
  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • Collections
  • Selected Publications
  • 2021
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • Selected Bibliography
  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

George ROUY (b. 1994 in Sittingbourne, UK)

  • Lives and works in London, UK

Education

2015

  • BFA, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK

2012

  • Diploma in Art and Design, UCA Rochester, Rochester, UK

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021

  • Shit Mirror, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

2020

  • Clot, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK
  • Rupture, Vortic London Collective, London, UK
  • Maelstrom, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE
  • Mask, Mine Projects, Hong Kong, HK

2019

  • Cut Down A Tree To Build A Wooden Horse, To Ride You May Get Splinters, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2018

  • Smothered Awake, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, US
  • Leaking Visions of Red, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City, US
  • Squeeze Hard Enough It Might Just Pop!, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK

2017

  • In Dirty Water, J Hammond Projects, London, UK

2016

  • Cost of the Sun, Dot Project, London, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

  • SPRING, Peres Projects, Seoul, KR

2021

  • Rested, Nicola Vassell Gallery, New York, US
  • Les Citoyens. Guillermo Kuitca on the collection of the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Triennale Milano, Milan, IT
  • Reconfigured, curated by Rose Easton, Timothy Taylor Gallery, New York, US
  • Salon de Peinture, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, US

2020

  • Collection as Poem in the Age of Ephemerality - Works from X Museum Collection, curated by Poppy Dongxue Wu, X Museum, Beijing, CN
  • No Man is an Island, Almine Rech Gallery, London
  • Crowd, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK

2019

  • Metamorphosis. Art in Europe Now, Fondation Cartier, Paris, FR
  • Adrian, George, Peter, Sofia e Tamina, P420, Bologna, IT

2019

  • Metamorphosis. Art in Europe Now, Fondation Cartier, Paris, FR
  • Adrian, George, Peter, Sofia e Tamina, P420, Bologna, IT

2018

  • Metamorphõseõn, Galerie Sultana, Paris, FR
  • Rhapsodies, PingPong, Brussels, BE
  • EXTRA, The Hole, New York City, US
  • New Bad Painting, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
  • The Clean Carcass of the Host (with Paloma Proudfoot), Galerie Sultana and sans titre (2016) for CONDO, Curatorial Initiative Marso, Mexico City, MX
  • Form, Cob Gallery, London, UK

2017

  • The Unlimited Dream Company, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK

2015

  • Camberwell Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK

2014

  • GOLD, Oxford Street Space, London, UK
  • 2nd Year Show, Southwark Gallery, London, UK

2013

  • PA, Elephant and Castle, London, UK

2012

  • Parallel Intervention, Tate Modern, London, UK
  • In To The Garden, Bishop of Rochester’s Garden, London, UK
  • UCA, Chatham Dockyard, London, UK

Collections

  • X Museum, Beijing
  • Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris

Selected Publications

2021

  • Kuitca, Guillermo, Les Citoyens: Uno sguardo di Guillermo Kuitca sulla collezione della Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris: Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 2021

2019

  • Elg, Jesper, Cut down a tree to build a wooden house, to ride you may get splinters, Copenhagen : V1 Gallery, 2019

2018

  • Mills, Charlie, George Rouy: Squeeze Hard Enough it Might Just Pop!, London: Hannah Barry Gallery, 2018

Selected Bibliography

2022

  • Zahm, Olivier, Interview with George Rouy, Purple Magazine, The Future Issue #37, Spring-Summer 2022
  • Karg , Alexandra, Chaos has reigned lately: George Rouy’s “Shit Mirror” at Peres Projects (Neuerdings regiert das Chaos George Rouy mit “Shit Mirror” bei Peres Projects), Gallery Talk, April 4, 2022
  • Body Worship, Metal Magazine, March 25, 2022
  • Naufal, Sophie, Gaze into the Shit Mirror: George Rouy on Chaos, the Unconscious and Defacing Figures, Sleek Magazine, March 24, 2022

2021

  • Hay, Holly, Reconfiguring the figure in contemporary art, Wallpaper*, May 11, 2021
  • Lützow, Gunnar, Schillernde Untiefen (Shimmering Shallows), art Magazin, February 2021

2020

  • Wolfe, Shira, George Rouy, ‘Maelstrom’ at Peres Projects, Artland, Februay 2020

2019

  • Kane, Ashleigh, Harley Weir & George Rouyon the intimate details of their art collab, Dazed, October 30, 2019
  • Strunck, Clara, The YBA class of 2019, Evening Standard, September 26, 2019
  • O’Regan, Kathryn, George Rouy’s darkly sensual nudes are making painting cool again, Sleek Magazine, #61, April 2019

2018

  • Kissick, Dean, George Rouy on his hazy nude paintings, British GQ Magazine, December 15, 2018
  • Mizota, Sharon, Review: Impossibly twisted and intertwined bodies fill the paintings of George Rouy, Los Angeles Times, November 9, 2018
  • Monro, Lara, The Seductive, Exstatic Bodies of Artist-to-Watch George Rouy, AnOther, October 26, 2018
  • Cisi, Lorenzo, Raw Materials: George Rouy, NOWNESS, September 19, 2018
  • Stansfield, Ted, Dazed 100: George Rouy, Dazed Digital, June 2018
  • Murray Brown, Griselda, Paint the moment: why millennials are turning to oil and canvas, Financial Times, April 20, 2018

2017

  • Marsh, Antonia, In Dirty Water is an Orgy of Erotic Form by Emerging Painter George Rouy, i-D, September 22, 2017
  • Angelos, Ayla, George Rouy’s figures are inspired by “gormless faces” and “erotic fighters”, It’s Nice That, July 3, 2017

Exhibitions

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Artist  Title  Date  Location 
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd, Rafa Silvares, Shota Nakamura, George Rouy, Donna Huanca, Paolo SalvadorGroup ShowRichard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd, Rafa Silvares, Shota Nakamura, George Rouy, Donna Huanca, Paolo Salvador SPRING 2022-04-2121/04/2022–
11/05/2022
Peres Projects, SeoulPeres Projects, Seoul
George RouyGeorge Rouy Shit Mirror 2022-03-2525/03/2022–
22/04/2022
Peres Projects, BerlinPeres Projects, Berlin
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Paolo Salvador, Austin Lee, Emily Ludwig Shaffer, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd, George Rouy, Pam Evelyn, Shota Nakamura, Dalton Gata, Bayrol Jiménez, Harm Gerdes, Blair Thurman, Richard Kennedy, Beth Letain, Shuang LiAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Paolo Salvador, Austin Lee, Emily Ludwig Shaffer, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd, George Rouy, Pam Evelyn, Shota Nakamura, Dalton Gata, Bayrol Jiménez, Harm Gerdes, Blair Thurman, Richard Kennedy, Beth Letain, Shuang Li Art Basel Miami Beach 2021-11-3030/11/2021–
04/12/2021
Miami Beach, USMiami Beach, US
Group ShowNicholas Grafia, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, George Rouy, Melike Kara, Paolo SalvadorNicholas Grafia, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, George Rouy, Melike Kara, Paolo Salvador FIAC 2021-10-2121/10/2021–
24/10/2021
Paris, FRParis, FR
Group ShowPaolo Salvador, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Marc Padeu, Dalton Gata, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Rebecca Ackroyd, Pam Evelyn, Harm Gerdes, George Rouy, Hermann Nitsch, Brent WaddenPaolo Salvador, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Marc Padeu, Dalton Gata, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Rebecca Ackroyd, Pam Evelyn, Harm Gerdes, George Rouy, Hermann Nitsch, Brent Wadden Art Basel 2021-09-2121/09/2021–
26/09/2021
Basel, CHBasel, CH
Group ShowDalton Gata, Shuang Li, Nicholas Grafia, George Rouy, Beth LetainDalton Gata, Shuang Li, Nicholas Grafia, George Rouy, Beth Letain Frieze New York OVR 2021-05-0505/05/2021–
09/05/2021
OVROVR
George RouyGeorge Rouy Maelstrom 2020-01-1717/01/2020–
14/02/2020
Peres Projects, BerlinPeres Projects, Berlin