Exhibitions

EDUCATION

2004 - University of Wales Institute Cardiff – MA Fine Art

2000 - Southampton Institute – BA Hons Fine Art (Time Based Media)

1997 - Carmarthen College of Art and Design – Foundation Course

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 “TOO MUCH IS NEVER ENOUGH” Junk Yard Dogs, Brighton England

2017 “CRASH COURSE FOR THE RAVERS” Stone Space Gallery, London

2016 “BARRIE J DAVIES’ POP SHOP” Sho Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

2016 “SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY” Norwich Play House, Norwich, England

2015 “KEEP THE COSMIC TRIGGER HAPPY” Paper Gallery, Bristol

2015 “I JUST STEPPED THROUGH A RAINBOW” Sho Gallery, Cardiff

2014 “UNDER NEON LONELINESS” Blackwood Miners institute, Blackwood, Wales

2013 “I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM LAST NIGHT” Oriel Bach Gallery, Swansea

2012 “THE GONZO TEA GARDEN ROAD TRIP” Oriel Bach Gallery, Swansea

2012 “THE PARADISE ROOM IN GONZO LAND” Arcadecardiff, Cardiff, Wales

2010 “INKLINGS” Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

2009 “NO LOOKING” The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Wales

2008 “THE BARRIE J DAVIES SHOW” Centrespace Gallery, Bristol, England

2007 "PHOTOGRAPHS ON THE STAIRS" Q Gallery, Narberth, Wales

2006 "THE BALLAD OF BARRIE J" G39, Cardiff, Wales

2005 "MAY CONTAIN NUTS" Oriel I Bawb, Snowdon Mill, Porthmadog, Wales

2005 "BARRIE J DAVIES IS AN ARTIST" Fold Gallery, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, England

2004 "BLOW MY MONKEY" The Red Box Gallery, Ninian Road, Cardiff, Wales

2003 "SERENDIPITY" The Circle Gallery, Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, Wales

2001 "23 RPM" Haverfordwest Library Gallery, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales

2000 "CRIME SCENE" Project Milford, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales

1998 "WORLDS MOST WANTED" Haverfordwest Community Centre, Pembrokeshire, Wales

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

“WINTER WALL" Cardiff MADE Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“SECRET” The Royal College of Art, London, England

“PENARTH PIER OPEN” Penarth Pier Pavilion, Penarth, Wales

“KINGS ROAD ARTISTS” Llanover Hall, Cardiff, Wales

“GROUP SHOW” Art at 5 Gallery Brighton, England

“ART CAR-BOOTIQUE” Chapter, Cardiff, Wales
“MAYDAY MAYDAY” Test Space, Spike Island, Bristol, England

2016

“ALIENATION” 5Th Base Gallery, London

“ALIENATION” Ground Floor Gallery New York, USA

“ALIENATION” James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

“MIXED SHOW” Llandough Gallery Hospital, Vale of Glammorgan

“SUMMER SHOW“ Nick Holly Gallery, Swansea

“ART CAR-BOOTIQUE” Chapter, Cardiff, Wales

“SAFE” Justin Caroll art, Cardiff

“A FAB INTERVENTION” Bath Arts Festival, Bath England

“TRANSISTIONS” Meiner Gallery, London

“NEW ARTWORK’ Project One Zero, London, England

“SECRET” The Royal College of Art, London, England

“NEW PAINTINGS’ GIngerwhites, Cardiff, Wales

“NEW PAINTINGS’ The Little Deer Gallery, Bridgend, Wales

“SPRING EXHIBITION" Nick Holly Gallery, Swansea

2015

“THROUGH THE KEYHOLE“ Kings Road Artists Studio, Cardiff

“WINTER SHOW“ Nick Holly Gallery, Swansea

“THE SHAUN RYDER BEERMAT SHOW“ Warrington Contemporary Art Festival

“BLAST“ Colony Projects, Port Talbot

“THE COFFEE SHOP EXHIBITION” Little Man Coffee, Cardiff

“HI 5“ Sho Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“BLAST“ Colony Projects, Port Talbot

“DAMN YOUR EYES” The Abacus Gallery, Cardiff

“SUMMER SHOW“ Nick Holly Gallery, Swansea

“A FAB INTERVENTION” Bath Arts Festival, Bath England

“HOTEL BREVITY” NOS DA, Cardif

“SPRING EXHIBITION" Nick Holly Gallery, Swansea

“LOOK NO HANDS” The Abacus Gallery, Cardiff

“WE DON’T KNOW WHATS GONNA HAPPEN” Arcade Cardiff Gallery, Cardiff

“BRING YOUR OWN BURNER” The Abacus Gallery, Cardiff

“CGI FRIDAYS” Spit and Sawdust, Cardiff

“SECRET” The Royal College of Art, London, England

2014

“ARTISTS XMAS BAZZAR” Angus-Hughes Gallery, London

“CORRESPONDENCE” Q Gallery, Brainerd, Minnesota, USA

“MULTIPLY” PS Mirabel, Manchester, England

"WINTER EXHIBITION" Nick Holly Gallery, Swansea

“A BOOK ABOUT DEATH” The Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy, Wales

"THE FRIEZE ART FAIR" Regents Park, London, England

THE EVERDAY ART FAIR” Made In Roath Art Festival, Cardiff, Wales

THE LITTLE HAUS OF BOSCH” Made In Roath Art Festival, Cardiff, Wales

ELECTRIC OPEN” Electric Picture House, Congleton, Cheshire, England

OPENING SHOW” The South Galleries, Maidstone, Kent, England

PARADISE LOST” Tactile Bosch, Cardiff, Wales

BEEP PAINTING PRIZE” Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales

FAREHAM ART TRAIL” Fareham, England

WHAT IS HOME?” Gallery 202, Kettering, England

HALF BOUND” The Abacus, Cardiff, Wales

FROM THE OTHER SIDE” Cardiff MADE Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“THINKING BEYOND” AAA FESTIVAL, Accrington, England

“ART CAR-BOOTIQUE” Chapter, Cardiff, Wales (g39 Gallery Stall)

6 X6” Rochester Contemporary Art Center, New York

FAB FRIDGE” Bath Arts Festival, Bath England

THEATRE OF DOORS” The Alchemist’s Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

ART FOR CONNOR” York Street Gallery, Ramsgate, England

MEMBERS SHOW” Mexico Artspace, Leeds, England

“SECRET” The Royal College of Art, London, England

“3RD INTERNATIONAL MAIL ART” Malom Gallery, Nyíracsád, Hungary

 

2013

2 x 4” SHO Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

THE HAUS OF BOSCH” Made In Roath Art Festival, Cardiff, Wales (Curated by Kim Fielding)

"THE FRIEZE ART FAIR" Regents Park, London, England

REVIVAL” Awen Gallery, Caerphilly, Wales

WAREHOUSE DES REFUSES” Milgi, Cardiff, Wales

20 X 20” Gallery TS1, Middlesbrough, England

MAMS FRIDGE” Mam’s Fridge Gallery, Treorchy, Wales

LOOKING GLASS OPEN” The Looking Glass, Bristol, England

ART IN THE WAREHOUSE” Milgi, Cardiff, Wales

No.4” West Wharf Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“POSITIVE POSTCARDS” The Lowry Arts Centre, Salford Quays, England

“MEMORY” Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, Canada

“PAINTINGS” Seren Art Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“ART CAR-BOOTIQUE” Chapter, Cardiff, Wales

“SECRET” The Royal College of Art, London, England

 

2012

"THE REUNION SALON" Urban Outfitters, Cardiff, Wales

"THE FRIEZE ART FAIR" Regents Park, London, England

"BLOW BACK" Tactile Bosch Gallery, Cardiff, Wales (Curated by Kim Fielding)

"THE NATIONAL EISTEDFORDD OF WALES" Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

"BEATEN BLACK, BLUE, RED GREEN AND GOLD" Clifton Street, Cardiff, Wales

"DISRUPTION 2" Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales

"ART MEETS SCIENCE FESTIVAL" Cardiff, Wales

"CITIZEN" Tactile Bosch Gallery, Cardiff, Wales (Curated by Kim Fielding)

“SUMMER #3” Project Ten Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

"ORACLE" Pedro Goyena, Buenos Aires, Argentina
“ANYTHING GOES” The Courtyard Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina, USA

"TRACES" ATELIER 5B, Schondorf am Ammersee, Germany

“REJECTED” A Side B Side Gallery, London, UK

“ART CAR-BOOTIQUE” Chapter, Cardiff, Wales

“MADE IN SPRING” Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“SPRING #3” Project Ten Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

 

2011

“DIRTBOX” Nos Da, Cardiff, Wales (Curated by Kim Fielding)

“CHRISTMAS SHOW” St Davids Hall, Cardiff, Wales

“WINTER #2” Project Ten Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“SECRET” The Royal College of Art, London, England

“MADE IN ROATH ARTS FESTIVAL” Roath, Cardiff, Wales

“AUTUMN #2” Project Ten Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“SOMEBODY PEOPLE” The Dairy, Cardiff, Wales

“FLUXUS NEVER STOPS” Kaunas Biennial, Lithuania

“PAINTINGS” Gallery 407, London, England

“ROOTS AND SHOOTS” Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Wales

“SUMMER #2” Project Ten Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“ART CAR-BOOTIQUE” Chapter, Cardiff, Wales 

“100 POSTCARDS” Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“PAPER” Project Ten Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“100 POSTCARDS” The Royal Standard, Liverpool, England

“A JOURNEY TO THE EAST” SOS Gallery, Bandug, West Java, Indonesia

“MY EVERYDAY OBJECT” Polifemo, Milan, Italy

“350 EARTH” Bunnel Street Gallery, Homer, Alaska, USA

SOAPBOX ARTS FESTIVAL 2011” St Helen’s, England

“IMAGINE BLUE SQUIRRELS” Miami Arts, Miami, Arizona, USA

“CUTCLICK” Artlandish Gallery, Cleethorpes, England

“RESLIENCE” Llantarnham Grange Art Gallery, Cwmbran, Wales

“POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE” CRG Gallery, New York, USA

 

2010

“POLAR ART FAIR” Tactile Bosch Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“SECRET” The Royal College of Art, London, England

“THE PROFESSIONALS” Eversheds, Cardiff, Wales

“AUTUMN BOOK ARTS FAYRE” Ffotogallery, Penarth, Wales

“EMERGING ARTISTS” The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Wales

"SHOWCASE” Old Library Artspace, Cardiff, Wales

“100 T-SHIRTS” Jazzcakes, Cardiff, Wales

“SUMMER BOOK ARTS FAYRE” Ffotogallery, Penarth, Wales

“THE BOOK OF DEATH” Musuem of Modern Art Wales, Machynlleth, Wales

 

2009

FRAMEWORK SOCIAL” Framework, Swansea, Wales

ART AND PROMISES” The Marriot Hotel, Cardiff, Wales

CONTEMPORARY ART FROM WALES & BOARDERS” Swansea Museum, Wales

COMMUNICATIONS” Elder Street Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
BLAH BLAH” Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales
"THE FRIEZE ART FAIR" Regents Park, London, England

"SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England

“THE TAIL COAT PROJECT” Craft in the Bay Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“SEX, ANARCHY, WALES” The Globe, Cardiff, Wales

“ART FORCE 1” The Israeli Centre for Digital Art, Holon, Israel

“THE BIG EVENT” Nos Da, Cardiff, Wales

“REPETATIVE VARIATIONS” Monkey Bar, Swansea, Wales

“4 TO 7” Propeller Island Gallery, London, England (curated by Mark Mcgowan)

 

2008

“CRASH WORSHIP” Tactile Bosch Gallery, Cardiff, Wales (Curated by Kim Fielding)

SHOWROOM” Coopers Arms, Aberystwyth, Wales

“IF YOU BUILD IT THEY WILL COME” G39 Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

“NATIONAL ART COMPETITION” Angelus Gallery, Winchester, England

 

2007

“BREAKPADS” THE Garej Artspace, Cardiff, Wales

“HAPPINESS” Oriel I Bawb, Snowdon Mill, Porthmadog, Wales

“PUNK” Galerie Lecocon, Hamberg, Germany

“PUNK” Ada Street Gallery, London, England

“SONIC ART EXPO” Plymouth, England

“ART IN IT” Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, Wales

“SOS Art Fair” Kings Road, Cardiff, Wales

 

2006

“UNSAFE” Light House, Poole, England

“WHERE WERE @” Tactile Bosch Artspace, Cardiff, Wales

"SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England

"FRED" Fold Gallery and various locations in and around Cumbria, England

EXHIBIT 27” The Museum of Temporary Art, Tubingen, Germany

"SURFACE" Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Powys, Wales

"UNDERCOVER” Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Powys, Wales
"WISH YOU WERE HERE!" Artshed, Ware, Herts, England

 

2005

"MULTIPLEX 4" The Old Cinema Art Space, Hoxton, London, England

"SLICE 3" Chapter Art Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

"MULTIPLEX 3" The Old Cinema Art Space, Hoxton, London, England

"SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England

"THE WELSH CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR 2005" Oriel I Bawb, Porthmadog, Wales,

"MOBILE" Arena Gallery, Liverpool, England

"SUPER 8 STATION 2" Station Art space, Bristol, England

“OBSESSION” GALERI X, Istanbul, Turkey

"STATES OF UNION?" Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland

 

2004

"THE POST CARD SHOW" The Surface Gallery, Nottingham, England

"SLICE 2" Tactile Bosch Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

"SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England

"FLIM FLAM" G39, Mill lane, Cardiff, Wales

"JACUZI JUNTA" Chapter arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales

"PERFECTLY NORMAL" Tactile Bosch Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

 

2003

"SECRET" The Royal College of Art, London, England

"SLICE" Jacobs Market Art Space, Cardiff, Wales

"DRAWING, THE END OF THE LINE" Ecole Municipale de Dessin, Saint-lo, France

"CAERLEON ARTS FAIR" Artavia Gallery, Caerleon, Wales

 

2002

"CHRISTMAS SHOW" Artavia Gallery, Caerleon, Wales

"ART IN THE MARKET" Newport market Gallery, Newport, Wales

"SUMMER" Brooklyn Art Gallery, Cardiff Wales

 

2001

"CHRISTMAS" InkSpot Arts and Crafts Centre Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

 

2000

"ANONYMOUS" Southampton Institute Fine Art Degree show, Southampton, England

"SUMMER SHOW" Milford Haven Dockside Gallery, Milford Haven, Wales

 

1998

"ALCHEMY" St Mary’s Market, Southampton, England

"FOUNDATION" Carmarthen College of Art & Design, Carmarthen, Wales

 

RESIDENCIES


2010 -  Online artist in residence for The Art Engagement (organised by Clare Adams)

CURATORIAL ACTIVITIES

2015 “WE DON’T KNOW WHATS GONNA HAPPEN” Arcade Cardiff Gallery, Cardiff (curator)
2014 “FROM THE OTHER SIDE” Cardiff MADE Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, Assistant Curator
2012 – Board of directors of Arcade Cardiff Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
2007 – "BRAKE PADS" Curator of a mixed media group show at the Garej Art space Cardiff
2006 – "THE COUCH TRIP" curator of an exhibition of Video art in the lounge of a flat in Cardiff
2005 “ALL WASHED UP!” curator and organiser of an exhibition of artwork in a Bathroom in Cardiff

2004 "SLICE 2" Assistant Curator, Group Exhibition, Tactile Bosch, Cardiff, Wales 2003 "SLICE" Assistant Curator, Group Exhibition Jacobs Market, Cardiff

TEACHING

2015 – Neath Port Talbot College, Neath Wales, UK (guest lecturer)

2012 – UWIC, Cardiff, Wales, UK (guest lecturer)
2010 – Coleg Morgannwg, Pontypridd, Wales, UK

COMMISSIONS, AWARDS & WORKSHOPS

2010 – Inklings Doodle drawing workshop at Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
2009 – The Tale Coat Project Assisting Artist with Lucy Lille commissioned by Caerphilly Council
2009 – Doodle drawing workshop at Risca House, Risca commissioned by Caerphilly Council
2007 – Nominated for Academi Welsh Book of the Year 2008 for “Subesque – The Art of Barrie J Davies” 2007 – Nominated for the Artes Mundi Prize
2006 – The Big Arts Week 2006 at Llanedyrn High School, Cardiff, Wales
2005 – The Red Box Gallery Award for The Baddest Painting
2005 – Quench Magazine – cover image

COLLECTIONS

G39 Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Wales Tactlebosch Art space, Cardiff, Wales University of Wales Institute of Cardiff

SELECTED CRITICAL REVIEWS, PUBLICATIONS, MEDIA AND PRESS COVERAGE

2016 – Art Made - Made in Cardiff TV

2012 – Pitch Arts Show, Radio Cardiff, Live Radio interview, 10am to 11am, 26th June
2012 – The Great Frock ‘n’ Robe Swindle, p2 & p3
2010 – BBC1 Television News, artwork featured in news about exhibition at Royal College of Art, Nov15th 2010 – The Jamie and Louise Show, Radio Wales, Live Radio interview, 9:15am 26th August
2010 – Metro, Cardiff issue, p.6, 25th August
2010 – South Wales Echo, “Sulking does you the world of Good”, p.6 24th August
2009 – Tros Gynnal Art Exhibition and Auction 2009 Catalogue, Lot 90, p45
2009 – Paper X Magazine, issue 2
2009 – Buzz Magazine, arts listing October, p58
2008 – South Wales Echo, “Riding your bike” 13th June, p.23
2007 – Metro Magazine "An Art review" Brodie Lynons
2007 – “Subesque – The art of Barrie J Davies” published by Editions Martin (ISBN 978-0-9530-4924-0) 2007 – South Wales Echo, “Artists hope to draw in crowds” Jan 26th, p.4
2006 – “Surface” exhibition catalogue, Oriel Davies Gallery
2006 – “Show One of Each” exhibition catalogue, G39 Gallery
2006 – “Undercover” exhibition catalogue, Oriel Davies Gallery
2006 – Metro Magazine "An Art review" by Gordon Dalton, 18th Apr, p24
2005 – Cumberland & Westmorland Herald "Its all a matter of taste"6th Aug, p4
2005 – South Wales Echo, “Glass half empty for pub crawl record attempt” 28th may, p.3
2005 – Red Dragon FM “The Art Pub Crawl” 27th may
2005 – South Wales Echo, “Can this man organise a booze-up in a brewery?” 20th may, p.8
2005 – BBC Website “Live Art Pub Crawl” may http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/south_east/4555001.stm 2005 – Real Radio: listing of “On The Piss (art event)” may
2005 – Quench Magazine “Artist or Knob Head?”, Vol 2 Issue 23, p.8 & p.9
2005 – "Obsession" Exhibition Catalogue CD ROM
2004 – The Western Mail "Hunt for something to prove nothing" 23rd Nov, p.14
2004 – MA fine Art Degree Show Catalogue,
2004 – S4C Television Documentary "Slay Maker" May 6th, 9.30pm
2003 – "Drawing, The end of the line" Exhibition Catalogue
2002 – Buzz Magazine - Feb
2001 – Buzz Magazine - Feb
2000 – Milford Mercury Newspaper "01 Gallery For Milford?" 21st July p. 7
2000 – Southampton Institute Fine Art Degree Show Catalogue