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

Current Group Exhibitions

  • Les Citoyens. Guillermo Kuitca on the collection of the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Triennale Milano, Milan, IT

Selected Solo Exhibitions

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

2021

  • 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

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

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 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 ProjectsPeres Projects