C.V.

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



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

2017
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
 


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
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