Chris Coombes CV/Bio

2009-11 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art

1997  Pratt Institute, BAFA Exchange, Brooklyn

1995-98  BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art


New Property, LM6A Project Space, London. Curated by Lisa Penny and Marta Bakst


You Like That, Belfast. Curated by Alissa Kleist

Hoy Hoy Hoy, 177 Stoke Newington Church Street, London


Beuys Keep Swinging, Chelsea College of Art.


Other People’s Problems: Conflicts and Paradoxes  Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv


The London Open Whitechapel Gallery, London. Selectors: Patricia Bickers, Rodney Graham, Jack Kirkland, Marta Kuzma, Kirsty Ogg.

Appropriate Response Vulpes Vulpes, London

I Remember A-side B-Side Gallery, London

Schizm Magazine Issue 5, Contributor

Video Show Curator of 25 artists’ work, screened at Function Room, London and Primary, Nottingham


I live in my own world, but it’s ok, they know me here Elizabeth House, London

Red Mansion Award Shortlisted

What, 24 Gray’s Inn Road, London

Elizabeth House Project, 39 York Place, London


ParkingHampstead Heath, London


What Is It Good For?, The Griffin, London

Rendez-vous Ouagadougou, Contemporain 405, Burkina Faso. Curators: Peter Walsh & Kindo Salifou.


Real Life, Portman Gallery, Morpeth School London. Curator: Sarah Sparkes.


100 Mothers, Oxford House, London. Curator: Harry Pye.

Please Take One, 39 Mitchell St, London.


Profile Artist’s Project for Tate: the art magazine Issue 29 Editor: Tim Marlow

Gatsby, New Lansdowne Club, London. Curator Spartacus Chetwynd

Serotica, Reception Gallery, London. Curators: Emily Pethick, Kit Hammonds, Emma Mahony

Slimvolume II, Publisher: Andrew Hunt, London. V&A Museum Collection

Viva Pablo, The Bart Well’s Institute, London. Curator: Harry Pye

Evidence, Essor Gallery Project Space, London. Curators: Susanne Kohler, Phil Coy.


Tate Celebrity List, collaboration with Christian Rutherford.(Matthew Higgs Imprint ’93 50th Project).

Interview Martin Creed for Tate Magazine Issue 24.


It May Be Rubbish, But It’s British Rubbish, Glassbox, Paris. Curator Harry Pye

Funny, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London. Curator: Peter Harris


Spent, Lord Palmerston, London. Curator: Emma Mahony


A to Z, The Approach, London. Curator: Matthew Higgs