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Joe Rowley is an artist and curator based in Göteborg, Sweden. Having graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BA in Fine Art (2014) he is currently working towards his MFA Fine Art at Valand Academy, Göteborg.
Rowley was a founding member and Director/Curator at HUTT, Nottingham from 2014 to 2016 and now pursues independent curatorial projects alongside an artistic practice.
He has shown both nationally and internationally including solo exhibitions in Nottingham and Glasgow and group shows in Nottingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Brussels and as part of the Sunscreen, a project by Candice Jacobs for EM15 at the 56th Venice Biennale.
Upcoming curation includes We See the World through Eyes of Ancient Mud at Voidoid Archive, Glasgow and No Light Waits II at Collectiv National, Antwerp, Belgium.
Rowley is also currently a curator for UK Young Artists Festival to be held in Derby, UK, 2016 and Mediterrania 18: Durana, held in Tirana and Durrës, Albania, 2017.

Education

2016-2018 - MFA Fine Art, Valand Academy, Göteborg, Sweden
2011-2014 - BA Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK

Curation

2017 - No Light Waits II, Collectiv National, Antwerp, Belgium
w/ Rob Flint, Ciarán Harrington, Joe Rowley and guests TBC
2017 - Mediterrania 18: Durana, Tirana and Durrës, Albania
w/ TBC
2017 - We See the World through Eyes of Ancient Mud, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Dominic Watson and Victoria Grenier
2017 - We See the World through Eyes of Ancient Mud, Voidoid Archive, Glasgow, Scotland
w/ Dominic Watson and Victoria Grenier
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2016 - UK Young Artists, Derby, UK
w/ TBA
2016 - Pesky Doncker, Foolish Barnet, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Charlie Duck
2016 - BACK/BOX, Lee Rosy's Tea, Nottingham, UK
w/ Aimee Bollu
2016 - Why Can't I Fly Supersonic Anymore?, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Andrew Sim
2016 - Sand Cities, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Victoria Grenier
2016 - BACK/BOX, Lee Rosy's Tea, Nottingham, UK
w/ Alfie Strong
2016 - Blend Blend, or, The Caretaker and other Detritus, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Beth Kettel
2016 - Geometric Youth, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Frédéric Liwer
2016 - BACK/BOX, Lee Rosy's, Nottingham, UK
w/ Sam Hewland
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2015 - Rabble M.C., HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Alfie Strong, Billy Craigan-Toon, Bobby Sayers, Ciarán Harrington, Connor Brazier, Harry Meadley, Jack Fisher, Jake Kent, John Fuller, Mark Riddington, Monty, Oliver Tirré, Robert Thomas James Mills, Sam Hewland and Simon Raven
2015 - No Light Waits I, Primary, Nottingham, UK
w/ Rob Flint, Ciarán Harrington and Joe Rowley
2015 - Nottamun Town, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Daniel Sean Kelly
2015 - MacGuffin, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Mimi Winsor
2015 - Significant Culture, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Dominic Watson
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2014 - Harry Hurlock, HUTT, Nottingham, UK
w/ Harry Hurlock

Exhibition

2017 - No Light Waits II, Collectiv National, Antwerp, Belgium
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2016 - Losers Gym Auction, Losers Gym, Nottingham, UK
2016 - Doug Fishbone's Leasure Land Golf and Sunscreen, Quad, Derby, UK
2016 - Accrochage/Décrochage: Exposition mise á nue par Ex Habere- multiple public locations, Brussels, Belgium
2016 - Doug Fishbone's Leasure Land Golf and Sunscreen, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
2016 - Magik LTD., Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK
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2015 - Prism 18, Eyre Street Studios, Sheffield, UK
2015 - No Light Waits I, Primary, Nottingham, UK
2015 - Socc(err) it to Umm, The Plinth, Glasgow, Scotland (solo)
2015 - NOSHOW, online
2015 - Sunscreen Applied, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham, UK
2015 - Prism 2, Toast, Manchester, UK
2015 - Sunscreen, EM15 at the 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
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2014 - Loud Tate: All Glitched Up, Tate Britain, London
2014 - Test Yourself Before You Best Yourself, MySight Gallery, Nottingham (solo)
2014 - Send in the Clowns, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Residency Coordination

2016 - The Writing Room, Felicity Barrow
2015 - The Writing Room, Beth Kettel
2014 - The Writing Room, Rob Flint
2013 - The Writing Room, Joanne Lee