Education

2010 – 2016PhD, Slade School of Fine Art,
University College London Title: ‘Towards a Fractured Topography of the Present:
Art, Ecology and the Political Economy of Speed’
2000–2001 MA, Manchester School of Art
1996–1999BA (Hons), Manchester School of Art
1992–1995BA (Hons), Philosophy, The University of Manchester

Public Commissions / Solo Exhibitions

2018Your sweetest empire is to please, Commission for Newcastle University and the National Trust as part of the AHRC funded research project: Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience for Gibside, Gateshead
2016 The Grass Seemed Darker than Ever, Commission for Kielder Art and Architecture, Kielder Forest, Northumberland
2013 Beach Fatigue, solo exhibition at Carslaw St*Lukes, London
2012An accident looking for somewhere to happen, Commission for Locws International, Art Across the City, Swansea
 A Delicious Garden, Commission for The Crafts Council and Bexleyheath Development Trust for The Yellow Wallpaper at Danson House, Bexleyheath
 Waiting for The Perfect View, solo exhibition at Touchstones, Rochdale Art Gallery, Greater Manchester
2010 This time next year things are going to be different, Commission for Parabola for the Tatton Park Biennial, Tatton Park, Cheshire
  Too Many Waterfalls, solo exhibition at Hive Gallery, Barnsley, Yorkshire
 Assembly, solo exhibition at Chapter Gallery, Cardiff
2009The world seen from inside, Commission for Vital Arts for The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London
2007Notes on camouflage, solo exhibition, Cornerhouse Projects, Manchester
The world is larger in summer, solo exhibition, MAC, Birmingham

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
2018Resistant Materials, M100, Odense, Denmark
and Sluice Exchange, Berlin
 Everything, Assembly Point, London
 Paper Cuts - Kristian Day, Saatchi Gallery, London
2017Exeter Contemporary Open, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter
 Creekside Open Part 2 (Selected by Alison Wilding, RA),
A.P.T Gallery, London
  Love, Peace and Happiness, Kristian Day, London
2016 MA/MFA/PhD Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London
Other, Royal College of Art, London
2015No Matter, New Matter, Ed.Varie, New York
Signal Failure (Squared), Safe House, London
Promise of Palm Trees, Breese Little, London
Finite Project Altered When Open, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow
Mostyn Open 19, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno
2014Situation, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
Detail, H Projects, Bangkok, Thailand
Transition Gallery, London
Usher Gallery, Lincoln
Interchange Junctions, Howick Place, London
2013Riff, Baltic39, Newcastle
Signal Failure, Legion TV, London
Easy Does It, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow
Aid and Abet, Cambridge
Supercollider, Blackpool
2012 Untitled, Miami with Carslaw St*Lukes
Crocodiles With A Second Skin Thrash, Over + Out Gallery, Lincoln
Making Space, The Slade School of Fine Art Research Centre, London
2011 Translate/Transcribe, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
We are all in this together, Bureau, Manchester
Surplus To Requirements?
The Slade School of Fine Art Research Centre, London
London Art Fair Projects, The Florence Trust
2010Tatton Park Biennial, Tatton Park, Cheshire
Saatchi Northern Stars, The Blade Factory, A Foundation, Liverpool
Guasch-Coranty International Painting Prize,
Centro de Arte Tecla Sala, Barcelona.
Paint, Beldam Gallery, Brunel University, London
London Art Fair with Paul Stolper Gallery
2009Fringe MK Painting Prize, Middleton Hall, Milton Keynes
Pairs, Paul Stolper Gallery, London
Coller-Elective, Arena Gallery, Liverpool
Creekside Open Part 1 (Selected by Jenny Lomax),
A.P.T Gallery, London
London Art Fair with Paul Stolper Gallery
2008Future 50, Project Space, Leeds
Swap/Vaihto, Bureau, Manchester and The Cable Factory, Helsinki

Press

 The World is Larger in Summer, Interview in Ambit magazine, Issue 233. July 2018
 Dave Pritchard, Fiona Curran & Andrew Burton: Contemporary Art at Gibside, Corridor 8. June 2018
 Lara Eggleton, Follies, Art Monthly, Issue 417. June 2018
 Louise Lee, Promise of Palm Trees, Breese Little, This is Tomorrow. February 2015
 Robert Clark, RIFF/T, Baltic 39, The Guardian Guide. January 2014
 Gabriel Coxhead, Beach Fatigue, Carslaw St* Lukes, Modern Painters. January 2014
 Time Out London, Beach Fatigue, Carslaw St* Lukes. November 2013
 CultureCritic, Beach Fatigue, Carslaw St* Lukes. October 2013
 Joe Turnbull, Beach Fatigue, Carslaw St* Lukes, The Upcoming. October 2013
 Anne Charnock, Art’s Love Affair With JG Ballard, Carslaw St* Lukes, The Huffington Post. October 2013.

Presentations

 Tate, Liverpool
 MACBA, Barcelona
Goldsmiths, University of London
Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg
Central St.Martins, London
RMIT, Melbourne
The University of Westminster, London
The Bartlett School of Architecture, London
Parsons New School of Design, New York
Plymouth College of Art
The University of Oxford

Collections

Paintings in Hospitals
Manchester Art Gallery
Brunel University
The Royal London Hospital

Teaching

2014 – presentSenior Tutor
Royal College of Art, London
2005 – 2014Senior Lecturer
Manchester School of Art, Manchester