Welcome to the official information website for established British artist Chris Gollon. To subscribe to the monthly newsletter for latest information on the artist and exhibitions, click: here. For gallery representation and works available for sale, click: IAP Fine Art, London. For details on current exhibitions, click: here. Born London 1953, Gollon has enjoyed many solo museum exhibitions, major museum acquisitions and public commissions. He has exhibited at Art Chicago and also with Yoko Ono, David Bowie and Gavin Turk in ROOT, a crossover exhibition of contemporary music and art created by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, at Chisenhale Gallery, London.
His work is attracting increasing acclaim in the national press and specialist arts press: The Independent , Financial Times, The Times, The Guardian, Gramophone and Aesthetica, BBC Radio 4, BBC1 News, and Alan Yentob’s BBC1 programme Imagine. His film collaboration with JABOD, entitled Kaleidomorphism One, was premiered in London at the East End Film Festival (2008). Novelist Sara Maitland’s book Stations of the Cross (Continuum, London & New York 2009) was wholly inspired by and features Gollon’s 14 paintings of the Stations of the Cross, which were commissioned by the Church of England for a Sir John Soane church in East London. Chris Gollon was both First Artist in Residence and Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Study (2009), Durham University, and accepted an invitation to return as Artist in Residence at St Maryʼs College Apr-Jun 2011.
Chris Gollon: Humanity in Art by art historian Tamsin Pickeral (Hyde & Hughes) was published in 2010, endorsed by Bill Bryson OBE. in 2011, one of his Gollon’s paintings was used as part of the story in the Hollywood film Twilight: Breaking Dawn (I). In 2014, he completed a unique collaboration with Grammy-nominated virtuoso Chinese accordionist Yi Yao, which was premiered to the public at the Henley Festival 2014. For current news items, click: News. His highly-acclaimed solo exhibition in Guildford Cathedral (Feb 2014) ‘Incarnation, Mary & Women from the Bible’ became a major tour to British cathedrals in 2015, see Exhibitions for details. In 2016, Gollon is embarking on a creative project with highly-acclaimed and best-selling Irish singer-songwriter Eleanor McEvoy, visually interpreting the songs from her new album NAKED MUSIC. Chris Gollon is represented by IAP Fine Art, London. To view paintings available for sale, visit: paintings. To subscribe to the monthly newsletter for latest information on the artist and exhibitions, click: here.
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