BORN

 

1972 Leigh, Greater Manchester, England, Lives and works in Manchester

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1996 BA (hons) Fine Art, Staffordshire University

1998 MA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

 

 

FORTHCOMING SOLO EXHIBITION

 

2021

The Tropics, Turnpike Gallery , Leigh, Greater Manchester

 

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 - 2016

Half-life of a miracle, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

 

2014

Other fatherland, Los Angeles Centre for Digital Art, LACDA, Los Angeles

 

2013

Cold Children, Marion Scharmann, Köln

 

2012

Cold Children, The International 3, Manchester

 

2008

Sounds of Earth, Marion Scharmann, Köln

 

2007

Draw Me A Castle, Chapter, Cardiff

Gas and Dust, The International 3, Manchester

 

2006

Ourselves Alone, Kunstraum Marion Scharmann, Köln

 

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

Armory Show, Field Editions stand, New York

 

2018

Manifesto, Rogue Artists’ studios, Manchester

Saul Hay Galley. Winter Exhibition, Manchester

Camera Optional, PS Mirabel, Manchester

NADA Art Fair New York, Field Editions stand, New York

 

 

2017

NADA Art Fair Miami Beach, Field Editions stand, Miami

Expo Chicago, Field Editions stand, Chicago

NADA Art Fair New York, Field Editions stand, New York

Greater Manchester Arts Prize 2017, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Manchester

 

2016

NADA Art Fair Miami Beach, Field Editions stand, Miami

The Manchester Contemporary, Field Editions stand & The International 3 stand, Manchester

Art In The Home, Various venues, (Curated by The International 3, Division of Labour, Platform A, The Sunday Painter), York

Greater Manchester Arts Prize 2016, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Manchester

Hello Goodbye, Galerie Scharmann & Laskowski, Köln

Nothing Happens, Twice, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston

 

2015

CASCADING RELEVANT INFORMATION, CBS offsite exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

What Were You Looking For? Plymouth Art Weekender, Plymouth

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand, Manchester

 

 

2014

Sublime, Art Liga, Puskinskaya-10 Arts Centre, Saint Petersburg, www.p-10.ru

Bankley Open Call 2014, Bankley Studios & Gallery, Manchester http://www.bankley.org.uk/

The Tomorrow People, Forman's Smokehouse Gallery, curated by Elevator Gallery, London

Art in the Home #2, various venues, organised by the Contemporary Art Society North, curated by the International 3, York

 

2013

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand, Manchester

Like a monkey with a miniature cymbal, Aid & Abet, Cambridge http://aidandabet.co.uk/

Worcester Open 2013, Worcester Museum and Art Gallery, Worcester http://www.worcesteropen.co.uk/

neo:artprize 2013, neo:gallery22, Bolton http://www.neoartists.co.uk/

Android, 4a Piccadilly Place, Manchester http://androidexhibition.wordpress.com/

NADA Cologne, ART COLOGNE, The International 3 stand, Cologne

 

2012

MFP National Open 2012, Motorcade/FlashParade, Bristol

Digital Aesthetic³, HARRIS MUSEUM & ART GALLERY. Preston

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand, Manchester

Beaten black blue red green and gold, Cardiff, http://beatenblackblueredgreengold.tumblr.com/

AirSpace, Waterfront Gallery, Ipswich

 

2011

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand / Mermaid and Monster stand, Manchester

In Wonder, VOX Vermilion Art Gallery (A collaboration between Vermilion Restaurant and the International 3), Manchester

Summer Fayre, OUTPOST Gallery, Norwich

HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, The Globe at Hay, Mermaid and Monster stand, Hay-on-Wye

 

2010

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand / Mermaid and Monster stand, Manchester

Once upon a time there was a story that began once upon a time there was a story that began once upon a time... , Marion Scharmann, Köln

 

2009

Exeter Contemporary Open, Phoenix, Exeter

Not at this Address, Bury Art Gallery and Museum, Bury

 

2008

FRESH PAINTING, 14-1 Gallery, Stuttgart

False Mirrors, Marcus Winter Gallery, Berlin

Wostenholme Screenings, Liverpool

ROTATE, Contemporary Art Society, London

 

2007

Zoo Art Fair, The International 3 stand, London

Year 07, Marion Scharmann stand / Mermaid and Monster stand, London

His Life is full of Miracles, Videoclub, Brighton

 

2006

Settling In, Manchester

His Life is full of Miracles, Animation Videotheque, Site Gallery, Sheffield

Zoo Art Fair, The International 3 stand, London

 

2005

Zoo Art Fair, The International 3 stand, London

 

2004

We go round and round in the night and are consumed by fire, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool

'Ain't no love in the heart of the city'. CBAT, Cardiff

 

2003

We go round and round in the night and are consumed by fire, Comme ca , New York

Thermo 03 The Lowry, Salford

 

2002

Out of Town, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Out of Town, University of Central England, Birmingham

 

2001

Gangster, Macho, Debenhams, Manchester

The Builders Arms, The International 3, Manchester

Ich Bin, Galerie 2YK,Berlin

Pixel, Chapman Gallery, Salford

Deliverance, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds

Apocalypse Now and Next Week, Outline Gallery, Amsterdam

 

2000

Utopia, Flux Space, Flux Magazine

The Grotto Show, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Goethe's Oak has Woodworm, Static Gallery, Liverpool

Apocalypse Now and Next Week, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Untitled, upside-down (planks), Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Complete, Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, Leeds

Untitled, (planks)Bluecoat Art Gallery, Liverpool

 

 

 

 

RESIDENCIES, COMMISSIONS, GRANTS

 

2002

Wheatley Resident Artist, University of Central England, Birmingham

 

2011

Pannone LLP commission (The Podium, digital animation).

 

2015

Arts Council England, Grants for the arts recipient

 

 

 

REPRESENTATION

 

Marion Scharmann,  Köln

International 3, Salford, Manchester

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY/EXHIBITION PUBLICATIONS

 

'Half-life of a Miracle: Pat Flynn', Published by Manchester Art Gallery, Text by Maria Balshaw, Daniel C. Blight, Kate Jesson, ISBN 9780901673923, 2015

 

'The State of Art Photographic & Digital #1', published by Bare Hill Publishing, ISBN 978-1-909825-07-9, 2014

 

'Art Cologne, 2013', Published by Hirmer Verlag GmbH, ISBN 978-3-7774-2052-3, 2013

 

'Draw me a Castle: Pat Flynn', Published by Chapter Arts Centre, Text by Martin Vincent, Graham Parker, ISBN 1 900029 25 1, 2007

 

'Zoo art fair 2007', Published by Zoo Art Enterprises, ISBN 10: 0955403413 / ISBN 13: 9780955403415, 2007

 

'Preview Berlin 06', Published by Kristian Jarmuschek, Tobias Kuttner, Rüdiger Lange, Ralf Schmitt, Text by Hanno Rauterberg, Rudolf Zwirner, ISBN 3-934687-39-3, 2006

 

'Zoo Art Fair 2006', Published by Zoo Art Fair Ltd, ISBN 0-9554034-0-5, ISBN 978-0-9554034-0-8, 2006

 

'Zoo art fair 2005', Published by Zoo Art Fair Ltd, text by David Thorpe, 2005

 

 

 

SELECTED REVIEWS & FEATURES

 

Jansen, Charlotte,'More Real Than the Real Thing',Elephant Magazine, issue 28, PHOTOGRAPHY VERSUS REALITY, September 2016

 

Jansen, Charlotte, 'Unreal Cheese, Miracles & Mass Production: Pat Flynn', Elephant Magazine website, 2016

http://elephantmag.com/unreal-cheese-miracles-mass-production-pat-flynn/

 

Jansen, Charlotte, 'Where Consumption Meets Belief: Pat Flynn Exploits Our Desire to Be Fooled', Artslant website, 2016

http://www.artslant.com/la/artists/rackroom/108385

 

Taylor, Lee, 'Half-life of a Miracle', Flux website, 2016

http://www.fluxmagazine.com/artist-pat-flynn/

 

Jesson, Kate, 'Curator's Choice: Kate Jesson on photographer Pat Flynn's Half-Life of a Miracle at Manchester Art Gallery', Culture 24 website, September 2015

http://www.culture24.org.uk/art/photography-and-film/art537857-curator-choice-kate-jesson-manchester-art-gallery-pat-flynn-cheese

 

Waldron, Sacha, 'Pat Flynn: Half-Life of a Miracle', The Skinny magazine and website, March 2016

http://www.theskinny.co.uk/art/reviews/pat-flynn-manchester-art-gallery

 

Greenhalgh, Neil, 'Pat Flynn: Half-life of a Miracle', The Mancunian website, March 2016

http://mancunion.com/2016/03/16/review-pat-flynn-half-life-miracle/

 

Palmer, Stephen, 'NOW SHOWING #128: The week's top exhibitions', a-n, website, January 2016

https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/now-showing-128-the-weeks-top-exhibitions

 

Clarke, Robert, 'Pat Flynn, Manchester', The Guardian Guide, September 2012

 

Waldron, Sacha, 'The Manchester Contemporary', a-n magazine, December 2011

 

Walters, Sarah, 'art on the menu', Manchester Evening News, July 2011

 

Walters, Sarah, 'art on the menu', City Life website, July 2011

 

Baal, Iphgenia, 'The end of the world in Cardiff'. BBC Website, July 2007

 

Mulholland, Neil, 'Aperto Manchester', Flash Art International, Issue 232, 2004

 

Firth, Hannah. 'Cardiff: Ain't no Love in the Heart of the City', Circa, issue 109, October 2004, pp 70-71

 

Jones, Susan, Magazine cover image & 'Urban Legacies', a-n magazine, March 2004

 

Lapp, Axel, 'Ich Bin', Art Monthly, Issue 43/249, September 2001

 

Hickling, Alfred, 'Deliverance, Leeds Metropolitan Studio Gallery', The Guardian Newspaper, March 2001

 

Dawson, Mike, 'Deliverance', a-n magazine, March 2001

 

Briers, David, 'Small Battles and Goethe's Oak Has Woodworm, LMN Project, Manchester and Liverpool', Art Monthly, Issue 241 November 2000

 

Clarke, Robert, 'Apocalpse Now & Next Week', The Guardian Guide, September 2000

 

Jane, Griffiths, 'Utopia', Flux Space, Flux Magazine, July 2000

al3, Manchester

 

BORN

 

1972 Leigh, Greater Manchester, England, Lives and works in Manchester

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1996 BA (hons) Fine Art, Staffordshire University

1998 MA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

 

 

FORTHCOMING SOLO EXHIBITION

 

2021

The Tropics, Turnpike Gallery , Leigh, Greater Manchester

 

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 - 2016

Half-life of a miracle, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

 

2014

Other fatherland, Los Angeles Centre for Digital Art, LACDA, Los Angeles

 

2013

Cold Children, Marion Scharmann, Köln

 

2012

Cold Children, The International 3, Manchester

 

2008

Sounds of Earth, Marion Scharmann, Köln

 

2007

Draw Me A Castle, Chapter, Cardiff

Gas and Dust, The International 3, Manchester

 

2006

Ourselves Alone, Kunstraum Marion Scharmann, Köln

 

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

Armory Show, Field Editions stand, New York

 

2018

Manifesto, Rogue Artists’ studios, Manchester

Saul Hay Galley. Winter Exhibition, Manchester

Camera Optional, PS Mirabel, Manchester

NADA Art Fair New York, Field Editions stand, New York

 

 

2017

NADA Art Fair Miami Beach, Field Editions stand, Miami

Expo Chicago, Field Editions stand, Chicago

NADA Art Fair New York, Field Editions stand, New York

Greater Manchester Arts Prize 2017, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Manchester

 

2016

NADA Art Fair Miami Beach, Field Editions stand, Miami

The Manchester Contemporary, Field Editions stand & The International 3 stand, Manchester

Art In The Home, Various venues, (Curated by The International 3, Division of Labour, Platform A, The Sunday Painter), York

Greater Manchester Arts Prize 2016, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Manchester

Hello Goodbye, Galerie Scharmann & Laskowski, Köln

Nothing Happens, Twice, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston

 

2015

CASCADING RELEVANT INFORMATION, CBS offsite exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

What Were You Looking For? Plymouth Art Weekender, Plymouth

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand, Manchester

 

 

2014

Sublime, Art Liga, Puskinskaya-10 Arts Centre, Saint Petersburg, www.p-10.ru

Bankley Open Call 2014, Bankley Studios & Gallery, Manchester http://www.bankley.org.uk/

The Tomorrow People, Forman's Smokehouse Gallery, curated by Elevator Gallery, London

Art in the Home #2, various venues, organised by the Contemporary Art Society North, curated by the International 3, York

 

2013

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand, Manchester

Like a monkey with a miniature cymbal, Aid & Abet, Cambridge http://aidandabet.co.uk/

Worcester Open 2013, Worcester Museum and Art Gallery, Worcester http://www.worcesteropen.co.uk/

neo:artprize 2013, neo:gallery22, Bolton http://www.neoartists.co.uk/

Android, 4a Piccadilly Place, Manchester http://androidexhibition.wordpress.com/

NADA Cologne, ART COLOGNE, The International 3 stand, Cologne

 

2012

MFP National Open 2012, Motorcade/FlashParade, Bristol

Digital Aesthetic³, HARRIS MUSEUM & ART GALLERY. Preston

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand, Manchester

Beaten black blue red green and gold, Cardiff, http://beatenblackblueredgreengold.tumblr.com/

AirSpace, Waterfront Gallery, Ipswich

 

2011

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand / Mermaid and Monster stand, Manchester

In Wonder, VOX Vermilion Art Gallery (A collaboration between Vermilion Restaurant and the International 3), Manchester

Summer Fayre, OUTPOST Gallery, Norwich

HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, The Globe at Hay, Mermaid and Monster stand, Hay-on-Wye

 

2010

The Manchester Contemporary, The International 3 stand / Mermaid and Monster stand, Manchester

Once upon a time there was a story that began once upon a time there was a story that began once upon a time... , Marion Scharmann, Köln

 

2009

Exeter Contemporary Open, Phoenix, Exeter

Not at this Address, Bury Art Gallery and Museum, Bury

 

2008

FRESH PAINTING, 14-1 Gallery, Stuttgart

False Mirrors, Marcus Winter Gallery, Berlin

Wostenholme Screenings, Liverpool

ROTATE, Contemporary Art Society, London

 

2007

Zoo Art Fair, The International 3 stand, London

Year 07, Marion Scharmann stand / Mermaid and Monster stand, London

His Life is full of Miracles, Videoclub, Brighton

 

2006

Settling In, Manchester

His Life is full of Miracles, Animation Videotheque, Site Gallery, Sheffield

Zoo Art Fair, The International 3 stand, London

 

2005

Zoo Art Fair, The International 3 stand, London

 

2004

We go round and round in the night and are consumed by fire, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool

'Ain't no love in the heart of the city'. CBAT, Cardiff

 

2003

We go round and round in the night and are consumed by fire, Comme ca , New York

Thermo 03 The Lowry, Salford

 

2002

Out of Town, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Out of Town, University of Central England, Birmingham

 

2001

Gangster, Macho, Debenhams, Manchester

The Builders Arms, The International 3, Manchester

Ich Bin, Galerie 2YK,Berlin

Pixel, Chapman Gallery, Salford

Deliverance, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds

Apocalypse Now and Next Week, Outline Gallery, Amsterdam

 

2000

Utopia, Flux Space, Flux Magazine

The Grotto Show, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Goethe's Oak has Woodworm, Static Gallery, Liverpool

Apocalypse Now and Next Week, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Untitled, upside-down (planks), Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Complete, Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, Leeds

Untitled, (planks)Bluecoat Art Gallery, Liverpool

 

 

 

 

RESIDENCIES, COMMISSIONS, GRANTS

 

2002

Wheatley Resident Artist, University of Central England, Birmingham

 

2011

Pannone LLP commission (The Podium, digital animation).

 

2015

Arts Council England, Grants for the arts recipient

 

 

 

REPRESENTATION

 

Marion Scharmann,  Köln

International 3, Salford, Manchester

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY/EXHIBITION PUBLICATIONS

 

'Half-life of a Miracle: Pat Flynn', Published by Manchester Art Gallery, Text by Maria Balshaw, Daniel C. Blight, Kate Jesson, ISBN 9780901673923, 2015

 

'The State of Art Photographic & Digital #1', published by Bare Hill Publishing, ISBN 978-1-909825-07-9, 2014

 

'Art Cologne, 2013', Published by Hirmer Verlag GmbH, ISBN 978-3-7774-2052-3, 2013

 

'Draw me a Castle: Pat Flynn', Published by Chapter Arts Centre, Text by Martin Vincent, Graham Parker, ISBN 1 900029 25 1, 2007

 

'Zoo art fair 2007', Published by Zoo Art Enterprises, ISBN 10: 0955403413 / ISBN 13: 9780955403415, 2007

 

'Preview Berlin 06', Published by Kristian Jarmuschek, Tobias Kuttner, Rüdiger Lange, Ralf Schmitt, Text by Hanno Rauterberg, Rudolf Zwirner, ISBN 3-934687-39-3, 2006

 

'Zoo Art Fair 2006', Published by Zoo Art Fair Ltd, ISBN 0-9554034-0-5, ISBN 978-0-9554034-0-8, 2006

 

'Zoo art fair 2005', Published by Zoo Art Fair Ltd, text by David Thorpe, 2005

 

 

 

SELECTED REVIEWS & FEATURES

 

Jansen, Charlotte,'More Real Than the Real Thing',Elephant Magazine, issue 28, PHOTOGRAPHY VERSUS REALITY, September 2016

 

Jansen, Charlotte, 'Unreal Cheese, Miracles & Mass Production: Pat Flynn', Elephant Magazine website, 2016

http://elephantmag.com/unreal-cheese-miracles-mass-production-pat-flynn/

 

Jansen, Charlotte, 'Where Consumption Meets Belief: Pat Flynn Exploits Our Desire to Be Fooled', Artslant website, 2016

http://www.artslant.com/la/artists/rackroom/108385

 

Taylor, Lee, 'Half-life of a Miracle', Flux website, 2016

http://www.fluxmagazine.com/artist-pat-flynn/

 

Jesson, Kate, 'Curator's Choice: Kate Jesson on photographer Pat Flynn's Half-Life of a Miracle at Manchester Art Gallery', Culture 24 website, September 2015

http://www.culture24.org.uk/art/photography-and-film/art537857-curator-choice-kate-jesson-manchester-art-gallery-pat-flynn-cheese

 

Waldron, Sacha, 'Pat Flynn: Half-Life of a Miracle', The Skinny magazine and website, March 2016

http://www.theskinny.co.uk/art/reviews/pat-flynn-manchester-art-gallery

 

Greenhalgh, Neil, 'Pat Flynn: Half-life of a Miracle', The Mancunian website, March 2016

http://mancunion.com/2016/03/16/review-pat-flynn-half-life-miracle/

 

Palmer, Stephen, 'NOW SHOWING #128: The week's top exhibitions', a-n, website, January 2016

https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/now-showing-128-the-weeks-top-exhibitions

 

Clarke, Robert, 'Pat Flynn, Manchester', The Guardian Guide, September 2012

 

Waldron, Sacha, 'The Manchester Contemporary', a-n magazine, December 2011

 

Walters, Sarah, 'art on the menu', Manchester Evening News, July 2011

 

Walters, Sarah, 'art on the menu', City Life website, July 2011

 

Baal, Iphgenia, 'The end of the world in Cardiff'. BBC Website, July 2007

 

Mulholland, Neil, 'Aperto Manchester', Flash Art International, Issue 232, 2004

 

Firth, Hannah. 'Cardiff: Ain't no Love in the Heart of the City', Circa, issue 109, October 2004, pp 70-71

 

Jones, Susan, Magazine cover image & 'Urban Legacies', a-n magazine, March 2004

 

Lapp, Axel, 'Ich Bin', Art Monthly, Issue 43/249, September 2001

 

Hickling, Alfred, 'Deliverance, Leeds Metropolitan Studio Gallery', The Guardian Newspaper, March 2001

 

Dawson, Mike, 'Deliverance', a-n magazine, March 2001

 

Briers, David, 'Small Battles and Goethe's Oak Has Woodworm, LMN Project, Manchester and Liverpool', Art Monthly, Issue 241 November 2000

 

Clarke, Robert, 'Apocalpse Now & Next Week', The Guardian Guide, September 2000

 

Jane, Griffiths, 'Utopia', Flux Space, Flux Magazine, July 2000

al3, Manchester