Artists

Callum Innes

Selected Works

CV

Lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland

Education

1962

Born in Edinburgh

1980 – 84

Grays School of Art, Aberdeen

1984 – 85

Edinburgh College of Art, Post Graduate DIP

Solo Exhibitions (since 1990)

2016

i8, Reykjavik, Iceland

2015

OSL Contemporary, Oslo, Norway Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

2013

Watercolours, Galerie Tschudi, Switzerland Liminal, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, US
Neues Museum, Staatliches Museum for Art and Design, Nürnberg, DE
i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, UK

2012

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong
Unforeseen, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2011

Art Unlimited, Art Basel New Paintings and Watercolours, Frith Street, London, UK
Jensen Fox, Auckland New Paintings, Jensen Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2010

callum innes | colm tóibín water | colour, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
At One Remove, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
Loock Gallery , Berlin Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain

2009

Callum Innes - I look to you, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK*

2008

Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Callum Innes & Hiroshi Sugimoto, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2007

Discourse, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

2006

From Memory, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK and then touring to Modern Art Oxford, UK; Kettles Yard, Cambridge, UK; MCA, Sydney, Australia*
Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

2005

Resonance, Tate St Ives, St Ives, UK*
Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2004

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK*
Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2003

Callum Innes: Scheveningen Black, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

2002

Andrew Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Galerie Bob von Oursow, Zurich, Switzerland

2001

Callum Innes: Exposed Paintings, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK*
Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

2000

Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
The Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney, UK
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1999

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland*
Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland*
Abbott Hall Museum and Art Gallery, Kendal, UK
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

1998

Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK*
Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland
Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Brownstone & Corréard, Paris, France

1997

Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Galerie M. + R. Fricke, Düsseldorf and Berlin, Germany

1996

Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium
Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK*
Galerie Slewe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1995

The Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London, UK
Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK
Galerie Gilbert Brownstone and Cie, Paris, France
Galerie M. + R. Fricke, Düsseldorf, Germany
Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland
Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK*
Galeria Paolo Gentili, Florence, Italy

1994

Frith Street Gallery (with Juan Uslé), London, UK

1993

Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland*
Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, USA*
Patrick de Brock Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

1992

I.C.A., London, UK*
Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Rosemarie Schwartzwälder, Vienna, Austria
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK

1991

Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Galerie Patrick de Brock, Antwerp, Belgium

1990

Frith Street Gallery, London, UK Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, US


Group Exhibitions (since 1990)

2016

Cher(e)s Ami(e)s:Tribute to contemporary collections donors, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2015

30 Years, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
Flowers for Poul, Galleri Bo Bjergaard, Copenhagen
Chromophobia, Gagosian Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

2014

Recent Acquisitions, Museum De Pont, Tilburg, Netherlands
Generation, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2013

Summer Show, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
HAUPTSACHE GRAU #03 Farbiges Grau, Mies Van Der Rohe Haus, DE

2011

Artists for Kettle’s Yard. Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK
Conversations: Los Carpinteros, James Casebere, Iran do Esprito Santo, Callum Innes, in Collaboration with Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Someone Else’s Life, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2010

Heaviness and Grace, College des Bernardins, Paris, Fance and Villa Medici, Rome, Italy
What you see is where you’re at, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK Monochrome Reflections, Sammlung Haurbrok, Berlin, German

2009

Almanac: The gift of Ann Lewis AO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
Sometimes Making Something Leads to Nothing, Ingleby Gallery, UK
E=MC2 Innes, Sandback, Umberg, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
C6 H10 O5, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2008

Conversations, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK
Ressonância, Resonance, Resonanz: Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
Cancelled, Erased, and Removed, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

2007

Everything, Dun and Prown Contemporary, Dallas, USA
PURE, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
Three: 3 Artists in solo displays, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland Beziehungsweise, Galerie Hubert Winter, Wien, Austria
Headspace, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Poul Kjærholm: Structures and Surfaces, Sean Kelly Gallery and R Gallery, New York, USA

2006

Resonance, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Summer Exhibition, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
The Collection: Selected Abstract Works, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK
Print Run: An exhibition of Prints, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Helga de Alvear – Concepts for A Collection, Exhibition Centre of Centro Cultural de Belém, Brazil
Less is More, More or Less, Martin Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA

2005

Elements of Abstraction: Space, Line & Interval in Modern British Art, Southampton City Art Gallery, UK
Edition, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Evergreen, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK
Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue? Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Lux, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Melancholia, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Miradas Y Conceptos En La Colección Helga de Alvear, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain

2004

WOW (The Work of the Work), Henry Art Gallery & Western Bridge, Seattle, USA
Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm and Selected Art Works, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
There's Joy In Repetition, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Summer Show, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
The Edge of the Real, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK
C6 H10 O5, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2003

Reflections: Bernard Frize, Prudencio Irazabal and Callum Innes, Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
Exodus, Kettles’ Yard, Cambridge, UK Callum Innes and Bernard Frize, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK White, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Farben, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2002

Sphere (loans from nVisible Museum), Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, UK
Jerwood Painting Prize, Jerwood Gallery, London, UK
Summer Exhibition, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Colour White, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK
Abstraction, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Points of Orientation, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Scottish Art, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK
Remarks on Color, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

2001

Fusion, G Fine Art, Washington DC, USA
FRESH: Recent Acquisitions, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Six Degrees of Separation, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Heads and Hands (loans from the nVisible Museum), Washington
Project for the Arts, Corcoran, Washington DC, USA
Here and Now; Scottish Art 1990-2001, Dundee Contemporary Arts, UK
Open Country - Contemporary Scottish Artists, Musée Cantonal Des Beaux- Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

2000

Kevin Appel, Jeremy Dickenson, Callum Innes, Tom LaDuke, Linda Stark, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
On The Edge Of The Western World, nVisible Museum, London, travels to Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Blue: borrowed and new, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
The Tao of Painting: Principles of Monochrome, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, USA
Expressions: Scottish Art 1976 – 1989, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK
A Century of Innocence - The History of the White Monochrome, Rooseum Centre for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
Summer Show, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

1999

Prime, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK
New Work: Painting Today, Recent Acquisitions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
0 to 60 in 10 Years, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

1998

1998 NatWest Art Prize - Prize Winner, Lothbury Gallery, London
Abstract Painting, Once Removed, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA, travelled to Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, USA
Family, nVisible Museum at Inverleith House, Edinburgh, UK
Slewe Galerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Inner Eye - Contemporary Art, Marc and Livia Straus Collection, Samuel P. Harn Museum, Gainesville, USA
Baltimore Collects, Four Corners Selections from the Collection of Michael and Ilene Salcman, Stevenson, USA
Infra-Slim Spaces, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, USA
Eröffnung des Jahresmuseum 1998, Kunsthaus Mürzzuschlag, Germany

1997

Best of the Season, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, USA
Abstractions Provisoires, Musée d’Art Moderne de St. Etienne, St. Etienne, France Magnetic - Drawings in Dialogue, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Seattle Collects Paintings, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
Absolut Vision: British painting in the ‘90s, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, travelled to Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK John Moores, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

1996

Kleine Welten, Galerie M. + R. Fricke, Düsseldorf, Germany Leoncavallo, Milan, Italy

1995

Jerwood Award for Painting, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; Royal Academy, London, UK
The Mutated Painting, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, Germany From Here, Karsten Schubert Gallery and Waddington Galleries, London, UK Architecture of the Mind, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, The Netherlands New Abstraction, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, USA The Punter’s Art Show, BBC Project, The Orchard Gallery, Derry, UK

1994

New Voices, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, travelled to Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao, and Madrid, Spain Delit d’initiés, Galerie Gilbert Brownstone & Cie, Paris, France Lead and Follow; The Continuity of Abstraction, (Robert Loedear Collection) Atlantis Gallery, London, UK
Paintmarks, Kettles Yard, Cambridge, UK travelled to City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK and Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Collezione Agostino e Patrizia Re Rebaudengo, Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena, Italy
Idea Europe, Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy
Seeing the Unseen, nVisible Museum, Peter Fleissig Collection, London, UK
The Curator’s Egg, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK

1993

Works on Paper, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
Prospect ‘93, Frankfurter Kunstverein and Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany*
New Voices, Arts Council of Great Britain World Touring Exhibition, travelled to: Centre de Conférences Albert Borschette, Brussels, Belgium; Musée Nationale d’Histoire et d’Art, Luxembourg; Taksim Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey; State Fine Arts Gallery, Ankara; State Painting and Sculpture Museum, Izmir, Turkey
Moving into View; Recent British Painting, Arts Council of Great Britain touring exhibition John Moores, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK Coalition, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK
Callum Innes / Perry Roberts: Works on Paper, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, London, UK

1992

Abstrakte Malerei zwischen Analyse und Synthese, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
Galleria L’Attico, Rome, Italy Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany

1991

Painting Alone, Pace Gallery, New York, USA
Kunst Europa, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Artisti Invitati Al Premio Internazionale, (First Prize), Milan, Rome, London, USA
Busche Galerie, Cologne, Germany

1990

The British Art Show, MacLellan Galleries, Glasgow, travelled to: Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds and Hayward Gallery, London, UK

Selected Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Arts Council of England Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL, USA
The Bohen Foundation, New York, USA
The British Arts Council, London, UK
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
City Art Centre, Edinburgh, UK
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA
Contemporary Arts Society, London, UK
Deutsche Bank, UK
Deutsche Bank, Sydney, Australia
HypoVereinbank, Munich, Germany
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, USA
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
National Galleries of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Neuberger & Berman Collection, New York, USA
Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA
Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Southampton City Art Gallery, UK
Tang Teaching Museum/Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, USA
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, UK
Towner Art Gallery and Museum, Eastbourne, UK
University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Selected Publications

2011

water|colour, Callum Innes and Colm Tóibín, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

2009

Callum Innes: I look to you, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2006

From Memory - Callum Innes, Hatje Cantz (in association with the Fruitmarket Gallery), Germany, to accompany the touring exhibition of the same title

2005

Callum Innes: Resonance, Tate St. Ives, UK

2004

Callum Innes, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2002

Jerwood Painting Prize, Sasha Craddock, Jerwood Foundation

2001

Exposed Paintings, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
6 Degrees of Separation, Jensen Gallery and Ludwig Wittgenstein, New Zealand

2000

Blue: borrowed and new, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
Moving Targets 2: A User's Guide to British Art Now, Tate Publishing, London, UK

1999

Callum Innes, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Callum Innes, essay by Marco Livingstone, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

1998

Callum Innes, Watercolours, Ikon Gallery, Kunsthalle Bern, Germany

1997

Abstract Painting Once Removed, curated by Dana Friis-Hansen, Contemporary Arts Museum, Housten
Abstraction/Abstraction Géométries Provisoires, exhibition catalogue, Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint Etienne Callum Innes Watercolours, Kunsthaus Zürich

1996 

Callum Innes, essay by Mel Gooding, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK

1995

Callum Innes, essay by Friedrich Meschede and forward by Peter Fleissig, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
Architecture of the Mind, Galerie Barbera Farber, Amsterdam, Netherlands Callum Innes, Adrian Searle, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK From Here, Andrew Wilson, Karsten Schubert Gallery & Waddington Galleries New Voices, British Arts Council
Turner Prize 1995, Tate Publishing, London, UK

1993

Coalition, Andrew Nairn, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK
Prospect ’93: An International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Frankfurter
Kunstverein und Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany 

1992

Callum Innes, essay by Rainer Crone, Institute of Contemporary Arts London, in association with the Frith Street Gallery, UK 

1991

Kunst Europa: Grossbritannien, Meveric-Hughes, Henry and Jonathan Watkins,
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Kunstvereine, Freiberg, Germany

1990

Painting Alone, Rainer Crone, Pace Gallery, UK
The British Art Show 1990, South Bank Centre, London, UK 

Awards, Prizes and Honours

1995

Turner Prize shortlist

1998

Winner, Nat West Art Prize

2002

Winner, Jerwood Prize for Painting