CHARLES SANDISON 

1969 Born in Haltwhistle, Scotland, UK Lives and works in Tampere, Finland

 

EDUCATION

1991–93 Master of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

1988–91 Bachelor of Art (hons), Fine Art Photography, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Signs of Life, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2013 The Terrestrial Echo of Solar Storms, The Grande Manege, Moscow, Russia

        Frames of Reference, Galerie Bernier, Athens, Greece

2012 Galerie Baronian-Francey, Brussels, Belgium

        Nature Morte, Galeria Max Estrella, Madrid, Spain

2011 Ihmisparca, Tampere Cathedral, Tampere, Finland

       Ars Fennica Award, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna, Finland Body Text, Yvon Lambert, New York, NY, USA

       Age, Love, Hope, and Despair, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA

       Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2010 Figurehead, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, USA Writing with Light, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

       Eigse, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland Se Hace Camino, Sala Amós Salvador, Logroño, Spain The River, Musée        du Quai Branly, Paris, France

2008 Proclamación Solemne, (façade projection) Grand Palais, Paris, France

        Jose Saramago, Instituto Tomie Ohtake. São Paulo, Brazil Sinuhe, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland Systema Naturae (Deus           creavit, Linnaeus disposuit), Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden 

2007 Jose Saramago, Fundación César Manrique, Lanzarote, Spain

       Subtext, CentrePasquArt, Biel. Switzerland Charles Sandison, Paikhaeoung Gallery. Seoul, Korea

       Cryptozoologies, Gallery Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany Utopia, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

       Covenant, Aurora-sali, Oulu. Finland Oma Kuva, Galerie Rajatila. Tampere, Finland

2006 The Book of Light, Fundacio La Caxia, Palma Mallorca, Spain

       Recent Works, Galerie Max Estrella, Madrid, Spain Irakurgela - The Reading Room, Koldo Mitxelena, San Sebastian, Spain

       Received Text, Centre pour l'image contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland

2005 The Blind Watchmaker, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Zurich, Switzerland Good and Evil, 2YK, Berlin, Germany

       Charles Sandison, Galerie Baronian-Francey, Brussels, Belgium Hello World, Galerie Yvon Lambert, New York, NY, USA

       Charles Sandison, Galerie Jean Bernier, Athens, Greece

      Living Rooms, Cornerhouse Centre for Visual Art, Manchester, UK Éigse Carlow, Ireland

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Jardins de Bagatelle II, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany

       What is the smell of an exhibition?, Laboral - Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain

       Datascape – Laboral, Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain

2013 Play - Stars Of Media Art, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

       Sign, Symbol, Image, Egeran Galeri, Istanbul, Turkey

       Datascape, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey Inner Journeys - Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium

2012 Mirages d’Orient, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France Venice Biennale of Architecture, Venice, Italy

       Expanded Drawing, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

       Nereden Nereye / From Where to Where, Galeri Manâ, Istanbul, Turkey

       El Hilo de Ariadna: Lectores/Navegantes, Matadero, Madrid, Spain

       Migration, CAS, Sydney, Australia

2011 Summer 2011, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

       Open House Singapore Biennale, Singapore

       Blink! Light, Sound and the moving image Denver Art Museum, CO, USA

       Paradise Lost, Istanbul Modern, Turkey

       Monanism, The Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart Tasmania, Australia

2010 From the Beginning, 313 Art Projects, Seoul, Korea

       Ars Fennica prize, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

       Palazzo Spada, Rome, Italy Odyssey of Light, Galerie Messine, Paris, France

       Systematic, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

       Esprit, es-tu là? Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris, France

      Changing the World, Arndt, Berlin, Germany

      De Matisse à Barcelo la collection Lambert en Avignon, Musée de Vence - Château de Villeneuve, Vence, France

LECTURING

2003–04 Visiting professor, Le Fresnoy National Studio of Arts, Lille, France

1997–2001 Head of Fine Art, Tampere School of Art and Media, Finland

1996–97 Lecturer, Tampere School of Art and Media, Finland

1992–95 Lecturing assistant, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Bonn City Art Museum, Bonn, Germany Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany

The CB Collection, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA

Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA

Dresden Museum of Military History, Dresden, Germany

Kiasma Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, Québec, Canada

Musée d’Art Moderne, Luxembourg

Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain

Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

Museum of New and Old Art, Hobart, Australia

National collection of France The National Museum for the XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy

Peabody-Essex Museum, Salem, MA, USA

Turku City Library, Turku, Finland Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland