The John Moores Painting Prize 2016
The show runs from July the 7th to November the 27th at The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
with Talar Aghbashian, Tristan Barlow, Karl Bielik, Gabriella Boyd, Julian Brown, Nici Bungey, Bernard Charnley, Julie Cockburn, James Collins, Gemma Cossey, Ben Cove, Graham Crowley, William Dick, Sarah Dwyer, Bella Easton, Róisín Fogarty, Michael Ginsborg, Juliet Goodden, Steph Goodger, Christopher Hanlon, Linda Hemmersbach, Thom Trojanowski Hobson, Ira Hoffecker, Benjamin Jamie, Benjamin Jenner, Gareth Kemp, Nicholas Kulkarni, George Lloyd-Jones, Enzo Marra, Lee Marshall, Sneer Mehta, Nicholas Middleton, Nancy Milner, Frank Minoprio, Steve Soberly, Donal Moloney, David Murphy, Ewan Murray, Laurence Owen, Selma Parlour, Mandy Payne, Playpaint, Alex Rennie, Tim Henshaw, Liz Sánchez, Shane Syed, Michael Simpson, John Stark, Duncan Swann, EmmaTalbot, Julia Warr, Richard Kenton Webb, Simon Williams and Mary Wood.

The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2016 Group Show
The Riverside Gallery, Richmond Museum, London. Runs 10.09.16 to 22.10.16.   Huddersfield Art Gallery. Runs 05.11.16 to 27.01.17
with Louis Appleby, David Auborn, Aglaé Bassens, Karl Bielik, Katrina Blannin, John Brennan, Lindsey Bull, Nick Carrick, Dan Coombs, Gordon Dalton, Marielle Hehir, Cathy Lomax, Kate Lyddon, Mandy Payne and Paul Smith.

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London. Runs 13.06.16 to 21.08.16.
Two paintings selected for the 248th RA Summer Exhibition.


Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, USA. PV 05.03.16 to 09.04.16
with Cande Aguilar, Paul Behnke, Valerie Brennan, Brian Edmonds, Gary Komarin, Mali Morris, Sabine Tress and Pier Wright.

Kunstlermesse Art Fair 2016, Dresden, Germany.
Showing with Pluspace Project in a two person show alongside Gwennan Thomas.

Contemporary British Drawing, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an Province, China. PV 01.12.15 to 07.12.15.
Curated by Marco Cali and Xing Zhang with works by Geraint Evans, Lucian Freud, Thomas Gosebruch, Ross Hansen, David Hockney, Matthew Krishanu, Cathy Lomax, Robert Priseman and Rose Wylie. Full list of Artists to follow.

Structure and Imagery: In Process - The stage by stage making of the painting 'Frame' is featured on their site.
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The Seed of it's Opposite, North Gallery, Kelvin College, Glasgow. Curated by Jai Llewellyn. PV 29.10.15 to 22.11.15.
with Shelagh Atkinson, Richard Calidicott, Ferozza Dorsen, EC, Terry Greene, Vincent Hawkins, Lauri Hopkins, Erin Lawlor, Elfyn Lewis, Jai Llewellyn, James Lumsden, Shawn Stipling and Gwennan Thomas.

Black & White, Look and Listen at The Sluice Art Fair, London. Curated by Yifat Gat. PV 16.10.15 to 18.10.15.
with Alain Biltereyst, Armelle De Sainte Marie, Amy Feldman, Andrew Seto, Bertrand Derel, Brian Cypher, David Rhodes, Didier Petit, Espen Erichsen, Gabriele Herzog, Jan Van Der Poleg, Jeremie Chabaud, Laura Charlton, Michael Voss, Nelio, Peter Shear, Paul Pagk, Pete Scholte, Richard Van Der Aa, Rieko Koga, Rob de Oude, Rene Korten, Tobias Wenzel and Tilman.

From England with Love, Boecker Contemporary, Heidelberg, Germany. Curated By Sabine Tress. PV 18.09.15 to 17.10.15.
with Claudia Boese, John Bunker, Matthew Macaulay and Katrin Maurich.

Wanderer, Angelika Studios, High Wycombe. Curated by Matthew Macaulay. PV 03.10.15 to 11.10.15.
with Matthias Bausch, Edward Clayton, Judith Farr, Marielle Hehir, Erin Lawlor, Jai Llewellyn, Phillip J Mellen, Fran O'Neill, Winnie Seifert and Sabine Tress.

The JHB Archive, Birmingham Open Media, Birmingham. Curated by Jo Gane. PV 10.09.15 to 03.10.15
Selected from an open call by artist and BOM Fellow Jo Gane, 20 Artists have re-imagined a missing sculpture by artist Julian Henry Beck from the collection of The Nuneaton Museum.

Pulp Painting, Studio Apothiki, Paphos, Cyprus. Curated by Valerie Brennan. PV 12.09.15 runs to 19.09.15.
with Emily Auchincloss, Julie Alexander, Cande Aguilar, Valerie Brennan, Susan Carr, Brian Cypher, Inga Dalrymple, Ludovic Dervillez,
Brian Edmonds, Judith Farr, Bridget Fahy, Justine Frischman, Yifat Gat, Terry Greene, Helen O’ Leary, David Myrvold, Niall Sherrin, Julia Schwartz, Sabine Tress, Julie Torres and Pier Wright.

Selected for The London Open 2015, The Whitechapel Gallery, London. PV 14.07.15 runs to 06.09.15.
with Rebecca Ackroyd, Holly Antrum, Ryuji Araki, Salvatore Arancio, Zehra Arslan, Alexander Baczynski-Jenkins, Sam Belinfante, Isha Bohling,
Jane Bustin, Jodie Carey, Ben Cove, Sam Curtis, Nelmarie Du Preez, Alexander Duncan, Tim Ellis, Adham Faramawy, Gaia Fugazza, Marco Godoy, Lothar Götz, Athene Greig, Buster Grimes, Mark Harris, Emma Hart, Dominic Hawgood, Mary Hurrell, Lucy Joyce, Dominic Kennedy, Sophie Mackfall, Damian Meade, Guy Patton, The Grantchester Pottery, Heather Power, Mary Ramsden, Sarah Roberts, Julie Roch-Cuerrier, Mitra Saboury,
Lizi Sanchez, Laura Santamaria, Frances Scott, Eva Stenram, Tim Stoner, Roy Voss, Caroline Walker, Dominic Watson, Demelza Watts,
Ben Woodeson and Madalina Zaharia.

Carta, Dalla Rosa, 121 Clerkenwell Road, London. PV 04.06.15 runs to 04.07.15.
with Jessie Brennan, Gary Colclough, Matthew Corbin-Bishop, Terry Greene, Philip John Jones, Kasper Pincis and David Webb.

The Usual Suspects, Wright Gallery, Northport, Michigan, USA. Curated by Sabine Tress. PV 06.07.15 runs to 25.08.15.
with Cande Aguilar, Paul Behnke, Valerie Brennan, Inga Dalrymple, Brian Edmonds and Phillip J Mellen.

Family Ties, Gallery 500X, Dallas, USA.  PV 11.04.15 runs to 03.05.15. Curated by Bonny Leibowitz and Julie Torres
with Albert Weaver, Alex Paik, Alexis Granwell, Ann Glazer, Anne Russinof, Ashley Garrett, Austin Thomas, Bailey K Chapman, Barbara Laube,
Becky Yazdan, Ben Pritchard, Ben Terry, Bonny Leibowitz, Brett Dyer, Brian Edmonds, Caetlynn Booth, Cande Aguilar, Cecilia Salama,
Chance Dunlap, Christina Tenaglia, Christopher Moss, Christopher Rose, Claudia Tienan, Daniel John Gadd, David Michael Connolly, David T Miller, Deanna Wood, Douglas Florian, Elizabeth Gourlay, Elizabeth Riley, Ellen Letcher, Emily Berger, Enrico Gomez, Eric Mavko, Erica Stephens,
Fran Holstrom, Fran O’Neill, Fred Gutzeit, Georgia Elrod, Ginny Casey, Giovanni Valderas, Gwendolyn Plunkett, Helen O'Leary, James Prez,
Jamie Powell, Jason Rohlf, Jay Henderson, Jeanne Neal, Jeff Parrott, Jennifer Shepard, Jenny Leigh Jones, Jill Vasileff, Joan Mellon, John Kesling, Jonathan Cowan, Julia L Trinh, Julia Schwartz, Julie Alexander, Julie S.Graham, Julon Pinkston, Justine Frischmann, Karen Schifano, Karla Areli, Katherine Mojzsis, Kevin Andrew Curran, Kristen Biles, Ky Anderson, Kyle Gallup, Lael Marshall, Lauren Collings, Leeza Meksin, Leslie Kerby,
Levi Haske Liz Ainslie, Liz Atzberger, MaDora Frey, Maria Britton, Marian Brunn Smith, Mary Judge, Matthew Neil Gehring, Maxwell Stevens,
Mayra Barraza, Meg Atkinson, Melissa Capasso, Melissa Staiger, Michael Frank Blair, Nancy Ferro, Paul Behnke, Peggy Epner, Phillip J. Mellen,
Polly Shindler, Rachael Gorchov, RE Cox, Rebecca Litt, Rebecca Murtaugh, Roberto Munguia, Ryan Goolsby, Ryan Michael Ford, Sally Warren,
Sean Montgomery, Stephen B. MacInnis, Suhee Wooh, Susan Carr, Susan Cheal, Teresa Ekasala, Todd Camplin, Vicki Owen, Vicki Sher,
Wendy Klemperer, Will Hutnick, William Crump, William Eckhardt Kohler, William Lawler and Zak Vreeland.

Abstract Strategies 1&2, Galerie Schütte, Essen, Germany. PV 06.03.15 to 03.04.15. Curated by Jan Holtoff
with Melanie Balsam-Parasole, Steven Baris, Stefan Becker-Schmitt, Nina Brauhauser, Verena Freyschmidt, Barbara Friedman, Andreas Gloel,
Frank Hinrichs, Jan Holthoff, Ildefons Höying, Yury Kharchenko, Michael Kortländer, Gili Levy, Johannes Lotz, Nico Mares, Benjamin Nachtwey,
Linda Nadji, Andreas Nann, David Rich, Nicola Stäglich, Jeanne Tremel, Julie Torres and Pier Wright

Traces of the Gesture, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA. Runs 17.01.15 - 17.03.15. Curated by Susan Lizotte
with Edith Beaucage, Chloe Boleyn, Ashley Bravin, Piot Brehmer, Farrell Brickhouse, Amanda Clyne, Lucy Mink Covello, Mari Eastman, Kirsten Glass, Marion Lane, Susan Lizotte, Kathleen Melian, Cynde Miller, Inigo Navarro Davila and James Mark Whittet.

South of No North, East of No West, CCProjects, Alabama, USA. 09.01.15 runs to 28.02.15. Curated by Brian Edmonds
with Ky Anderson, Paul Behnke, Valerie Brennan, Clayton Colvin, Brian Cypher, James Lambert, Will Lawler, Meg Lipke, Dale McNeil, David T Miller, Amy Pleasant. Pete Schulte, Vicki Sher, Julie Torres, Sabine Tress and Rebecca Young.

Noir/Blanc, Look&Listen Galerie, St Chamas, France. 22.11.14 runs to 15.03.15 Curated by Yifat Gat
with Alain Biltereyst, Armelle De Sainte Marie, Amy Feldman, Andrew Seto, Bertrand Derel, Brian Cypher, David Rhodes, Didier Petit, Espen Erichsen, Gabriele Herzog, Jan Van Der Poleg, Jeremie Chabaud, Laura Charlton, Michael Voss, Nelio, Peter Shear, Paul Pagk, Pete Scholte, Richard Van Der Aa, Rieko Koga, Rob de Oude, Rene Korten, Tobias Wenzel and Tilman.

Gallery Schutte, Essen, Germany08.11.14 runs to 10.01.15. Curated by Nina Brauhauser
with Melanie Balsam-Parasole, Steven Baris, Isabelle Borges, Nina Brauhauser, Jan Holtoff, Tine Bay Lührssen, Denis Meier, Ann Schcreiber, and Sergei Sviatchenko.

1000 Living Painters have me in at number 628.

One Plus One is One: Karl Bielik and Pier Wright Collaborations
Online only exhibition of 14 densely layered, small scale paintings.
Curatingcontemporary

Swerve: 14 Paintings selected by Sascha Windolph.
Kiosk der Demokratie

'Infinity : One' Dalla Rosa Gallery, 121 Clerkenwell Road, London. PV 12.06.14 runs to 12.07.14
with Terry Greene, Gwennan Thomas and David Webb.

'A Dream within a dream' curated by Matthew Macaulay at Bankley Gallery, Manchester. PV 15.05.14 runs to 15.06.14
with Claudia Boese, Valerie Brennan, Sarah Mcnulty, Sophie Rees, Melanie Russell and Sabine Tress.

The Roller Gallery are showing 9 of my paintings as their May/June 2014 exhibition
The Roller Gallery Site

'Eight Painters' curated by Paul Behnke at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York. PV 04.01.14 runs to 01.02.14
with Karen Baumeister, Paul Behnke, James Erikson, Matthew Neil Gehring, Dale McNeil, Brooke Moyse and Julie Torres.

In Process - The Making of a Painting.
http://structureandimagery.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/in-process-karl-bielik.html

First Come, First Served, The Lion and Lamb, London.
PV 13.12.13 runs to 04.01.14

Exchange Project Part 3 - Oblique Exchange A.P.T Gallery, Deptford, London. Curated by Claire Undy. 27.09.09 runs to 20.10.13
With Sofie Alsbo, Maia Conran, Vincent Hawkins, Nigel Massey, Gwennan Thomas, Paul Good & Kirsty Wood, Demelza Watts, Sarah-Kate Wilson and Harry Young-Jamieson.
http://www.exchange-project.org/

Form/Function curated by Lisa Denyer at Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BN 06.09.13 and runs till 22.09.13
with Terry Greene, Brendan Lancaster, Rachel Macarthur, Sarah Mcnulty, Pheobe Mitchell, Joe Packer and Melanie Russell.

Other Objects curated by Caterina Lewis & Gwennan Thomas at The Lion and Lamb, Fanshaw Street, London. 21.06.13 to 13.07.13
With Alice Cretney,  Vincent Hawkins, Caterina Lewis, Wendy Mclean,  Gwennan Thomas and David Webb.
Patterns that connect review

Meditations curated by Lisa Denyer and Matthew Macaulay. The Meter Room, 58 Corporation Street, Coventry. 06.06.13 to 07.07.13
With Lisa Denyer, Rachel Macarthur, Matthew Macaulay, Sarah Mcnulty, Pheobe Mitchell, Joe Packer and Melanie Russel.
Patterns that connect review

Two paintings and a drawing featured on 'Just another masterpiece'
Just Another Masterpiece1
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Just Another Masterpiece3

What I Like About You / North curated by Julie Torres. Imogen Holloway Gallery, 81 Partition St, Saugerties, New York 26.05.13 to 30.06.13
With Julie Alexander, Brian Cypher, Brian Edmonds, Justine Frischmann, Erin Lawlor, David Miller, Melanie Parke, Peter Shear, Ian White Williams, Pier Wright and Stephen Wright.

Minimal Exposition featured 11 of my paintings
Minimal Exposition

What I Like About You curated by Julie Torres at Parallel Art Space, 17-17 Troutman Street 220, New York, USA. 31.05.13 to 30.06.13
Julie Alexander+Jamie Powell, Karl Bielik+Henry Samelson, Valerie Brennan+Rodney Dickson Brian Cypher+Michael Voss, Jack Davidson+Frank Holliday, Brian Edmonds+Patricia Satterlee, Justine Frischmann+Clinton King, Erin Lawlor+Lael Marshall, David T Miller+Brooke Moyse, Lucy Mink+Chris Moss, Sean Montgomery+Yadir Quintana, Melanie Parke+EJ Hauser, Julia Schwartz +Sharon Butler, Peter Shear+Katherine Bradford, Wilma Vissers+Tatiana Berg, Ian White Williams +Paul Behnke, Douglas Witmer+Alex Paik, Pier Wright+Meg Lipke, Stephen Wright+Ky Anderson. And featuring Liz Ainslie, Lauren Collings and Saira Mclaren.

What I Like About You NYC was also featured on Curating Contemporary by Brian Edmonds.
http://www.curatingcontemporary.com/

Plane Space curated by Dan Roach 8-15 Sept 2012. The East Crypt of Worcester Cathedral
with Katrina Blannin, Sarah Macnulty, Dan Roach, Paul Rosenblum, Gwennan Thomas and myself.
Patterns that connect review

The Art of Falling Apart - Terrace 7th Annual 2012
Featuring new works by Paul Behnke, Diane Bielik, Valerie Brennan, Eve Campbell, Russell Heron, Ron Levin, Julie Miranda, Dan Roach,  Sabine Tress and Clare Undy.

Structure and Imagery studio visit by Paul Behnke
Structure and Imagery Site

A four part film on my work made by Abstract Critical
Abstract Critical Site

Interview with (standard)INTERVIEW
(standard)INTERVIEW Site

My painting 'Father' has been selected by Phyllida Barlow for The Creekside Open 2011.

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I am curating a show 'Done paint Done' at The Drawers Gallery, London in December 2011
featuring Sabine Tress, Paul Behnke, Marcus Cope, Patrick Galway, Eemyun Kang, Gavin Toye, Marianne Spurr, David Small, Inga Dalrymple, boyleANDshaw and myself.

Structure and Imagery featured four of my paintings on their Blog.
Structure and Imagery Blog

A feature on my work in NY Arts Magazine
NY Arts Magazine

'Pram' has been selected for The Marmite Painting Prize 2010-11
The exhibition will tour to Tameside and Coventry before finishing at The Nunnery in London.