Mat Collishaw

solo exhibitions


The Adoration of the Mystic Lambm, St Nicholas' Church Korenmarkt, 9000 Ghent
Mat Collishaw, Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham


The End of Innocence, Fundacio Sorigue, Lleida, Spain
The Nerve Rack Ushaw College, County Durham
Dialogues, Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid


The Grinders Cease, Blain Southern Berlin
The Mask of Youth - Queen's House, Greenwich
Standing Water - Rudolfinum, Prague
The Centrifugal Soul - Castle Howard, York
Thresholds - National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
Night Hunter - Robilant & Voena, St Moritz
Albion - Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow


The Centrifugal SoulBlain|Southern, London


Fountains Relief, Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden


Mat Collishaw, New Art Gallery Walsall
In Camera, Library of Birmingham, Birmingham


Black MirrorGalleria Borghese, Rome
Mat Collishaw1/9unosunove, Rome
Mat Collishaw at Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
The Yielding Glass, An Gailearrai, Donegal, Ireland


Last Meal on Death Row, Bass Museum of Art, Miami
Pino Pascali Foundation Prize, Pino Pascali Foundation
PreternaturalFama Gallery, Verona
Afterimage Arter, Space for Art, Instanbul, Turkey
La Vie de ChateauChateau Departmental des Adhemar, Montélimar, France
This is Not an ExitBlain|Southern, London


Pearls of the Abyss, Analix Forever
Crystal GazeRaucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples
The End of Innocence, Dilston Grove, London
Sordid EarthGreenaway Art Gallery, Kent Town, Austrailia,
VitacideTanya Bonakdar, New York


Outcasts, Chiostro del Commendatore
Modern Pastimes, Fama Gallery, Verona
Last Meal on Death Row, Analix Forever
Magic LanternVictoria & Albert Museum, London
Shooting Stars & Garden of Unearthly DelightsVoid, Derry
Creation CondemnedBlain|Southern, London
Superveillance Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples
RetrospectreBFI, London


HysteriaFreud Museum, London, United Kingdom, 2009, 
SubmissionHaunch of Venison, 2009
Nebulaphobia1/9unosunove, Rome, Italy, 2009


Electric Ladyland, Analix Forever, 2008
 Shooting Stars, Haunch of Venison, 2008
DeliveranceTanya Bonakdar, New York, United States, 2008
 DeliveranceSpring Projects, London, United Kingdom, 2008


Greenhouse Effect, Serpentine Gallery, London

group exhibitions



London Calling. British Art Today. From David Hockney to Idris KhanFundación Bancaja, 2021

 Summer Exhibition, Curated by Teodor Currentzis and Dmitriy Ozerkov, Dom Radio, St Petersburg, RUDom Radio, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2021
UnNatural HistoryHerbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, UK, 2021
Unearthed: Photography's RootsDulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Rd, Dulwich, London SE21 7AD,

 Fairy RoundTate Britain Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RG, 2020
Supernatural. Skulpturale Visionen des KörperlichenKunsthalle Tübingen Philosophenweg 76 72076 Tübingen, 2020
24/7 A WAKE-UP CALL FOR OUR NON-STOP WORLDSomerset House, 2019
 Le Laboratoire de la NatureLe Fresnoy, Lille. France, 2019

J.F.Millet, Palais Beaux-Arts, Lille, FR 2017, Palais Beaux-Arts, Lille, 2017

On the Origin of ArtMuseum of Old and New Art, 2016
 Festival Images2016
Daydreaming with Stanley KubrickSomerset House, 2016
 Now You See MeTJ Boulting, London, UK, 2016
A Weed is a Plant out of PlaceLismore Castle Arts, 2016

Snape PromsSnape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Suffolk, UK, 2015
 In Search of the MiraculousNewlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall, UK, 2015
L'inconscient Pictòric (the pictorial unconscious)Museu Nacional D’Art De Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 2015
Gallery of WonderVarious venues, 2015
Glasstress 2015, GotikaPalazzo Franchetti / Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti (Venetian Institute of Sciences, Letters and Arts), 2015
 How to Construct a Time MachineMK Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK, 2015

Today's SpecialsPace, London, UK, 2014
 Back to Eden, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, USA, 2014
Out of our Heads, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK, 2014
 The Bigger Picture: Work from the 1990’sTanya Bonakdar, New York, United States, 2014
Vanitas - Fashion and ArtBass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida, United States, 2014
 Since 1843 - In the Making, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK, 2014

Victoriana, Guildhall Art Gallery, London, UK, 2013
 Beastly HallHall Place and Gardens, London, UK, 2013

Out of Focus, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, 2012
 720degrees, Ron Arad's Curtain Call Project, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2012
Britain Creates 2012 - Fashion and Art Collusion, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom, 2012
 A Drawing While Waiting For An Idea, Large Glass Company, London, UK, 2012
The Nature of the BeastThe New Art Gallery Walsall, West Midlands, UK, 2012
 Made in Britain, Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece, 2012
Des Images, Des Histories, Palais Jacques Coeur, Bourges, France, 2012
 design, MUba Eugene Leroy, 2012
Le Printemps de Septembre art festival, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France, 2012
 Spieglein, Spieglein an der Wand, 2012

Memories of the Future, The Olbricht Collection, Berlin, Germany, 2011
Sordid EarthRon Arad's Curtain Call Project, Roundhouse, London, UK, 2011
House of Beasts, Attingham Park, 2011
 Otherworldly - Optical Delusions and Small Realities, Museum of Arts and Design, 2011
Viel Lärm um Alles – Barockes in der zeitgenössischen Kunst Haus für Kunst, Altdorf, Switzerland, 2011

Extraordinary Measuresm Belsay Castle, Belsay, UK, 2010
 Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin and Paul Rego, Foundling Museum, London, UK, 2010
Distortion, Gervasuti Foundation, 2009
 Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, 2009
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, Bugada and Cargnel, Paris, France, 2009

Into Me / Out of Me, MoMA PS1, New York, USA, 2007
 Reconstruction #2, Sudeley Castle, 2007
What makes You and I Different, Tramway, 2007
 Mat Collishaw, Anthony Goicolea, Haunch of Venison, 2007
The Tempest, Mat Collishaw and Paul Fryer, Gervasuti Foundation, 2007
In the Darkest Hours there may be Light, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, 2006
 Into Me / Out of Me, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany, 2006
d'arte, Donna Regina, 2006
 People, Volti, corpi e segni contemporanei dalla collezione di Ernesto Esposito, 2006
Solitude, Upstairs, 2006
 Les Fleurs du Mal, Arcos Sannio Contemporary Art Museum, Sannio, Italy, 2006
Arter Foundation, Istanbul, TR; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AU; Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz, LI; British Council Collection, London, UK; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, IT; Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Turin, IT; Hiscox Collection, London, UK; Hortensia Herrero Foundation, Valencia, ES; IMMA, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE; Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, UK; Marguiles Collection at The Warehouse, Miami, US; Murderme, London, UK; Museum Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, NL; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, US; Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania, AU; National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK; Olbricht Collection, Berlin, DE; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, US; Fundació Sorigué, Lleida, ES; Tate, London UK; The David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK; Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK; 21c Museum, Louisville, US