Duncan Ganley is a British artist
based in London.

Working with a variety of lens-based media, his work has been shown internationally. Solo exhibitions include: midnight, mid-Atlantic... (Inman Gallery. Houston, USA):, Location Shots (Inman Gallery, Houston, USA); Millennium Panic (Firestation 3, Houston, USA); Endless Filmset 2 (Plains Art Museum, Fargo, USA) and Opening Shots/End Titles (Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK).

Recent group exhibitions include: Re: Print / Re: Present (Cambridge School of Art, UK); Second Nature (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA); I Am Not So Different (Art Palace, Austin, USA); Learning by Doing (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA); Inman Gallery at PULSE, New York (PULSE, New York, USA); Photo Forum (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA); Impossible Exchange (Lawndale Artcenter, Houston, USA); A Thousand Words (Inman Gallery, Houston, USA); Character Studies (UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, USA); Siting Sculpture (The Contemporary, Dallas, USA); False Emotion (Kunst Bunker, Munich, Germany); Real Time (Arthouse, Austin, TX).

From 1999 - 2001 he was a recipient of the Core Program Studio fellowship at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In 2006, he visited Reykajvik, Iceland, to participate in an Artist in Residence programme.

He is currently a Senior Lecturer for the BA and MA Photography & MA Printmaking and Fine Art courses at Cambridge School of Art and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. A selection of his ongoing photographic series 'Location Shots' was published in 2012 in the fine art and literature journal Gulf Coast.

He is co-editing the forthcoming book 'RE:PRINT' with Veronique Chance, which will be published in 2017 by Marmalade Publishers of Visual Theory, London.


Film screenings


2017

Artefacts from an imagined documentary (Proposed): three
Official Selection, 14th London Short Film Festival 2017, ICA, London (UK)


Artefacts from an imagined documentary (Proposed): two
Lugar a Dudas, Cali (Columbia)

Artefacts from an imagined documentary (Proposed): two
Museo de Art Moderno, Medellin (Columbia)

2016

Artefacts from an imagined documentary (Proposed): two
Hudson Showroom, ArtPace, San Antonio (USA)

Artefacts from an imagined documentary (Proposed): two

Universidad Automoma Metropolitana, Mexico City (Mexico)

Artefacts from an imagined documentary (Proposed): two

NMASS (New Media Art and Sound Summit), Austin (USA)

2013

midnight, mid-Atlantic…
Arts Picturehouse Cinema, Cambridge, (UK)



Solo Exhibitions

 

2007

midnight, mid-Atlantic…, Inman Gallery, Houston, USA.


2004

Location Shots, Inman Gallery, Houston, USA.


2002

Millennium Panic, Firestation 3, Houston, USA.

Duncan Ganley – Endless Filmset 2, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, USA.


1999

Opening Shots/End Titles, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK.


1997

Closing Credits, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.


1996

Shots in the Dark, Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany.

Shadow of a Doubt, Atkinson Gallery, Liverpool, UK.



Selected Group Exhibitions (1998-present)


2015

Re: Print / Re: Present, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art / Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.


2011

Second Nature: Contemporary Landscapes, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, USA.
Vacation, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, USA.

2009

I Am Not So Different, Art Palace, Austin, USA.


2008

Learning by Doing: 25 Years of the Core Program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA.

Inman Gallery at PULSE, PULSE-New York, New York, USA.


2007

Photo Forum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA.


2006

Impossible Exchange, Lawndale Artcenter, Houston, USA.


2005

A Thousand Words, Inman Gallery, Houston, USA.

Inman Gallery at ART:LA, Art:LA, Los Angeles, USA.


2004

Character Studies, UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, USA

Faculty Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, Houston, USA.


2003

Siting Sculpture, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, USA.

Projections: Allegories of Cinema, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, USA.


2002

False Emotion, Kunstbunker Tumulka, Munich, Germany.

Texas Photographers, Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, USA.

Real Time, Arthouse, Austin, USA.

Tech Support, Inman Gallery, Houston, USA.


2001

Duncan Ganley / Gesine Braun, Maxwell Freeman, Houston, USA.

Core 2001, Glassell School of Art, Houston, USA.


2000

Videoshop, Vogue Video, Edinburgh, UK.

Docudrama, Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, Bury St. Edmunds, UK.

Site/work/s, Chenevert Green Warehouse Space, Houston, USA.

Core 2000, Glassell School of Art, Houston, USA.           


1998

Browsing 2, Changing Room, Stirling, UK.

Humour, Artsway, New Forest, UK.

EAST International 98, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK.

Family Credit, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.


Residencies and Fellowships

2006

Artist Residency, (SÍM) / Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Short listed for Artpace Artist Residency, Artpace, San Antonio, USA


1999-2001

Core Program Studio Fellowship, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, USA.


1998

Short listed for Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, USA.

Short listed for Henry Moore Fellowship, University of Wolverhampton, UK.


1996

Artist Residency (Photography), Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany.


1992

Erasmus Exchange program, Ecole Pilote Internationale, Villa Arson, Nice, France.


Awards

2006

Travel Grant, Glassell School of Art, Houston, USA.


2001

Eliza Randall Prize, The Core Program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA.


2000

Eliza Randall Prize, The Core Program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA.


1999

Artist Award, Scottish Arts Council, UK.

Research Grant, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK.


1995

Artist Grant, Edinburgh District Arts Council, Edinburgh, UK.


1994

Artist Award, Bancroft Clark Trust, Somerset, UK.


1993

Watt Club Medal, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.



Public Lectures

2008

Artists Talk, Menil Collection, Houston, USA.

Archiving for Artists Workshop (with Jill Wood), Diverseworks, Houston, USA.


2007

midnight, mid-Atlantic…: Duncan Ganley in conversation with Dr. Kelly Baum, Inman Gallery, Houston, USA.


2004

Fotofest 2004: Panel Discussion, Diverseworks, Houston, USA.

Location Shots: Artists Talk, Inman Gallery, Houston, USA.


2002

Real Time: Panel Discussion, Arthouse, Austin, USA.

Duncan Ganley – Recent work, Kalamazoo College, Michigan, USA.


2001

Core 2001: Panel Discussion, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, USA.

Slide Jam: Artist Talk, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA.


2000

Core 2000: Panel Discussion, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, USA.


1999

Opening Shots / End Titles: Lecture, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK.


1998

Humour: Artist Talk, Artsway, New Forest, UK.


Work in collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, USA.

Deutsche Bank, USA.

Minute Maid Corporate Collection, USA.

Private Collections.



Curatorial projects

1999

Departure Lounge, Cameo, Edinburgh, UK.

Focus, Cameo, Edinburgh, UK.


1998

Loop, Cameo, Edinburgh, UK.


1997

One Minute Wonders (experimental film series), Cameo, Edinburgh, UK.

One Minute Wonders (experimental film series), Kinofilm 97, Manchester, UK.


Education

1995

MFA Degree

Edinburgh College of Art / Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.


1993

BA (Hons) Drawing and Painting (First Class)

Edinburgh College of Art / Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.

2012

Post Graduate Certificate: Learning & Teaching (Higher Education)

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.


Employment

2009 – present

Senior Lecturer (BA/MA Photography & MA Printmaking & Fine Art)

Cambridge School of Art / Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.


2005 – 2008

Department Head / Lecturer in Digital Imaging

Glassell School of Art / University of St Thomas, Houston, USA.


2000 – 2008

Lecturer in Photography

Glassell School of Art / University of St Thomas, Houston, USA.

1998 – 1999

Lecturer in Fine Art Printmaking

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art / University of Dundee, Dundee, UK.

1997 - 1999

Lecturer

Edinburgh College of Art / Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.




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