Born 1970, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in London.
1997 Royal College of Art, London, MA in Painting.
1996 Hochschule der Künste (H.D.K.), Berlin.
1992 University of Central England, Birmingham, B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art.
Maureen Paley, London
Peres Projects, Berlin
Marianne Boesky Gallery Project Space, New York
John Connelly Presents, New York
Maureen Paley, London
Peres Projects, Los Angeles
Artists Space, New York
Maureen Paley, London
Maureen Paley Interim Art, London
Malvern Arts Centre, Worcester
(C) denotes that a catalogue was published with the exhibition.
Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle, Secret Societies, curated by Cristina Ricupero and Alexis Vaillant. Travels to Bordeaux, Le CAPC museé d’art contemporain de Bordeaux
Brooklyn, NY, Allan Nederpelt, February 18 – March 20, 2011
Stockholm, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, February 17, 2011
The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, Tate St Ives, St Ives, England
M25: Around London, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, curated by Barry Schwabsky.
41 Tage / Die Kirchner Show, Kornhäuschen, Aschaffenburg.
The Brotherhood of Subterranea|, Kunstbunker, Nuremberg.
At Home, Yvon Lambert, New York.
If Everybody had an Ocean: Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition, Tate St Ives; CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, (C).
Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, (C).
The Juddykes, The Old Art Shop at John Jones, London.
Gravity's Rainbow, Peres Projects, Athens.
Hope and Despair, Cell Project Space, London.
Tempest, curated by John Connelly, The Fireplace Project, New York.
About Light, Galerie Lelong, New York.
The Afternoon of a Faun, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens.
Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London, (C).
Ideal Worlds: New Romanticism in Contemporary Art, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, (C).
Growing Up Absurd, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury.
Reflections, Art and Heritage Festival, Artuatuca, Tongeren, (C).
wider than the sky, 117 Commercial Street, London.
John Connelly Presents, New York.
Prague Biennale 1, Peripheries Become the Center, Veletrzni Palac, Prague.
Dirty Pictures, The Approach, London.
Yes! I Am A Long Way From Home, touring exhibition: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, The Nunnery, London, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland and K.I.A.D, Canterbury.
Hasta La Vista, The Mission, London.
We All Love… The Mission, London.
Am Anfang der Bewegung stand ein Skandal (The Movement began with a Scandal), Lenbachhaus Museum, Munich.
Kaye Donachie, James Welling, Maureen Gallace, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London.
Poster Show, Cabinet Gallery, London.
Poster Show Gavin Brown Enterprise Corp, New York.
Surveying the Landscape, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York.
Limit Less, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna.
John Moores 21, 1999, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, (C).
East International 1999, Norwich Gallery.
A Mountain and a Valley, Cubitt Street, London.
Kaye Donachie, Miyoko Hoshi, Stanley Picker Gallery.
Kingston University, Kingston.
London Now, Saks Project Art, New York, (C).
Interior, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London.
Small Paintings, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Berkshire.
John Jones Gallery Open, John Jones Gallery, London.
On the Wall - The Sister Show, (In conjunction with Writing on the Wall, Tate Gallery), Advice Arcade Gallery, Norwich.
Interiors Exhibition, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne.
(C) denotes catalogue.
Motley, John, “Review: Between My Head and My Hand, There is Always the Face of Death”, The Oregonian, January 27, 2011.
Paley, Maureen “Kaye Donachie,” Artforum, March 29, 2010.
Paley, Maureen “Kaye Donachie,“ Arforum, February, 2010.
Camhi, Leslie. "People Are Talking About…Culture Shock,"
Vogue/, April 6, 2009
Daddy VI: Occult Daddy, 2008.
Flaccavento, Angelo, Modern Take On Collecting, L'Uomo Vogue, July 2008, pp.161-162.
Stephenson, Sarah, Painting in the 21st Century,, 2 April 2008.
Wallis, Clarrie, Kaye Donachie, Flash Art, October 2008, p.91.
Coomer, Martin, Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Modern Painters, June 2007, pp.114-115.
Fox, Dan, If Everybody Had An Ocean, Frieze, September 2007, p.182.
Griffin, Jonathan, Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Frieze, May 2007, p.157.
Slimvolume Poster Publication 2006-7.
Grosz, David, Getting Real, Looking Back, The New York Sun, November 2, 2006.
Bell, Eugenia, Kaye Donachie, Artforum, March 2006, p309-310.
Conner, Justin, Kaye Donachie, Interview, November 2006, p40.
Cumming, Laura, Tate Triennial 2006, Observer, 5 March 2006.
Kent, Sarah, Dire Straits, Time Out, 8 March 2006.
Mullins, Charlotte, Painting People, Thames & Hudson, 2006, pp 84, 98-9.
O'Keeffe, Alice, New British stars spurn celebrity cult, The Observer, 26 February 2006.
RF, Kaye Donachie Monte Verita, Modern Painters, March 2006.
Schwabsky, Barry, Kaye Donachie, MAP, March 2006.
Umar, Saheer, Kaye Donachie, Tokion, April 2006, p26&28.
Williams, Eliza, Tate Triennial 2006, Flash Art, May 2006, p63&64.
Don't miss, Art Review, March 2006.
Inside the Tate Triennial: Beatrix Ruf, Dazed & Confused, March 2006, p210.
Tate Triennial 2006 - New British Art, Tate Publishing, (C).
The Year Ahead 2006, The Art Newspaper, January 2006, p50.
Top 100 Artists, Flash Art, October 2006, pp.68-69.
Boer, Basje, In den beginne shiep de kunstenaar den hemel en de aarde,
Mister Motley, Nº9, 2005, p3, 14-17.
Hackworth, Nick, Next year's next big things from the world of arts, Evening Standard, 30 December 2005, p26-27.
Lack, Jessica, Kaye Donachie, London, The Guardian Guide, 9 December 2005, p36.
Art inspired by Swiss utopia, East London Advertiser, 8 December 2005, p30.
Caspar David Friedrich ist auch Kitsch, Art Das Kunstmagazin, May 2006.
Ideal Worlds: New Romanticism in Contemporary Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Hatje Cantz, (C).
Coomer, Martin, The Young and the Restless, Elle Magazine, UK edition, March 2004.
Herbert, Martin, Kaye Donachie, Time Out London, 24-31 March.
Lack, Jessica, Exhibitions – Epiphany, The Guardian, 29 March 2004.
Suchin, Peter, Kaye Donachie – Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, Frieze, May 2004, p102.
Vellodi, Kamini, London: Interim Art, Kaye Donachie: Epiphany, Contemporary, Nº26, 2004.
Ward, Ossian, Die nächste Generation, Art Das Kunstmagazin, August 2004.
Reflections, Art and Heritage Festival, Artuatuca, (C).
Kent, Sarah, 'Yes! I am a Long Way from Home', Time Out London, 9-16 April 2003.
Suchin, Peter, At the beginning of the movement was a scandal, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Frieze, October 2002., 2002,
Cork, Richard, The Undiscovered Country, John Moores 21, 1999.
John Moores 21, National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, 1999, (C).
Coomer, Martin, Kaye Donachie, Time Out London, Nº 1441, 1-8 April 1998. Del re, Gianmarco, Kaye Donachie, Interim Art, Flash Art, Summer 1998.
London Now, Saks Fifth Avenue Project Art, 1998, (C).
Hubbard, Sue, Interior, Time Out, Nº 1421, 12-19 November 1997.
McEwan, John, John Jones Gallery Open, The Sunday Telegraph, 1997.
Power to the Pupils, The Observer Magazine, 25 May 1997.
Rose, Cynthia, John Jones Gallery Open, Time Out, 1994.
Wheen, Nathalie, The Sister Show, Kaleidoscope, BBC Radio 4, 1994.
On the Wall - The Sister Show
John Moores Award
The Deloitte and Touche Award
The Christie's Award
The Basil Alkazzi Scholarship
Travel Award to study at Hodshule der Kunst
London Arts Board Award to Individual Artists
Princes Trust Award
The George Jackson Travel Award