Kevin Osmond

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'SPATIAL ORBIT', 2016, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, spray paints, nail, laquer, UV coating, metal weights, nylon filament, approximately 100 x 270 x 90 cm

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Born 1968, Chelmsford, UK

 

Art Education

1998—2000 ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART, LONDON – MA Fine Art: Sculpture

1995—1998 CHELSEA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, LONDON – BA (Hons) Fine Art: Sculpture

1993—1995 WEST THAMES COLLEGE, LONDON – BTec Advanced GNVQ Art & Design: Fine Art

Selected Solo Exhibitions 

2016 ORBIT, Davidson Contemporary Gallery, Manhattan, New York, USA

2010 VIEWFINDER, Davidson Contemporary Gallery, Manhattan, New York, USA

2008 VIEWFINDER, William Angel Gallery, East Dulwich, London, UK

2007 KEVIN OSMOND SCULPTURES, Davidson Contemporary Gallery, Manhattan, New York, USA

2006 MARK TANNER SCULPTURE AWARD EXHIBITION, Standpoint Gallery, Hoxton, London, UK

2004 DISPOSABLE UNIVERSE, Space Station 65 Gallery, East Dulwich, London, UK

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 SUMMER EXHIBITION, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Manhattan, New York, USA

2017 15 YEARS AT CORBANS, Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson, Auckland, NZ

2016 ADLEMACKESHTAN, Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson, Auckland, NZ

2012—16 THE ART SHOW (ADAA), Maxwell Davidson Gallery booth, The Armory, New York, USA

2015 SEATTLE ART FAIR, Maxwell Davidson Gallery booth, WaMu Theater, Seattle, USA

2015 MATTER, Bath Street Gallery, Parnell, Auckland, NZ

2009—16 ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH, Maxwell Davidson Gallery booth, Florida, USA

2012—15 EXPO CHICAGO, Maxwell Davidson gallery booth, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA

2014 SEVEN DECADES OF OPTIC ART, Maxwell Davidson Contemporary Gallery, , New York, USA

2014 FOG ART + DESIGN FAIR, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

2013 SCULPTURE FROM LONDON: 10 Years of the Mark Tanner Award (London + touring the UK)

2009—13 PULSE NEW YORK, Davidson Contemporary booth, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, USA

2012—13 RISD MUSEUM OF ART, ʻEveryday Thingsʼ, 224 Benefit Street, Rhode Island, USA

2011 PULSE LOS ANGELES, Davidson Contemporary, Event Deck at L.A.Live, LA, USA

2010 LONDON ART FAIR, Sumarrialunn booth, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, UK

2009 PULSE MIAMI, ʻCompulsive Obsessionʼ at Davidson Contemporary booth, Miami, USA

2009 NEW FACES, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Manhattan, New York, USA

2008 LONG NIGHTS, William Angel Gallery, East Dulwich, London, UK

2008 HOT & COLD, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Manhattan, New York, USA

2007 DREAM HOME; Novas Gallery, London Bridge, London, UK

2004 LONDON ART FAIR 2004; Business Design Centre, Islington, London, UK

2003 MoDA – OUTSIZED; Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, Barnet, London, UK

2001 IDA BRANSON 2001 SHOW; Atkinson Gallery, Street, Somerset, UK

2000 TOGETHER AGAIN; Pumphouse Gallery, Battersea Park, London, UK

2002 DISPOSABLE (Contemporary Art Society Projects), The Economist Plaza, St. James, London, UK

2000 ASTROLIX AT PENGUIN BOOKS, Penguin Books HQ, Kensington, London, UK

Collections

BETH RUDIN DEWOODY, NEW YORK, USA

CREDIT SUISSE / FIRST BOSTON, LONDON UK

DEAN SHARPE / BENTLEY DE BEYER, SINGAPORE

JACQUES CHERQUI, PARIS, FRANCE

JAMES HENNESSY, HONG KONG

MAXWELL DAVIDSON IV, NEW YORK, USA

MARVIN ROSS FRIEDMAN, MIAMI, USA

MELVIN LENKIN, MARYLAND, USA

MARCEL SITCOSKIE, LOS ANGELES, USA

MASSEY UNIVERSITY COLLECTION, AUCKLAND, NZ

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN MUSEUM OF ART, USA PRECINCT PROPERTIES, AUCKLAND, NZ

RANDY AND RONA NELSON, NEW YORK, USA

MR & MRS. BRYAN R. LAWRENCE, NEW YORK, USA

MARC TABOURIAN, PARIS, FRANCE

JESUS YUMARES, MIAMI BEACH, USA

ERIC MENDLESON. MIAMI BEACH, USA

Awards

2006 MARK TANNER SCULPTURE AWARD, UK

2000 CREDIT SUISSE / FIRST BOSTON AWARD, UK

1999 PENGUIN BOOKS SCULPTURE BURSARY, UK

 

Commissions

2018 COMMERCIAL BAY TOWER, Auckland, NZ, 2 large scale sculptures sited in the main sky lobbyʼ

2016 MASSEY UNIVERSITY, Auckland, NZ – Large Scale Hanging sculptures in the Business School foyer

2012 PEACOCK THEATRE, Sadlerʼs Wells, London, UK – Theatre set for Sixes and Sevensʼ production

2008 THE ROYAL LONDON HOSPITAL, London, UK – ʻInfection Controlʼ Sculptural installation

2002 THE ECONOMIST BUILDING, London, UK – ʻDisposableʼ Large-scale temporary outdoor sculpture

2000 CREDIT SUISSE/FIRST BOSTON, London, UK – ʻAstrolixʼ (5x wall-based fibreglass/resin forms)

2000 PENGUIN BOOKS, London, UK – ʻAstrolixʼ (5x wall-based fibreglass/resin forms)

2000 DESIGN NET, London, UK – There are Other Worldsʼ (5 x photographs)

2000—2001 PRIVATE COLLECTORS – ʻThere are Other Worldsʼ (30 x photographs)

Selected Press

2016 VERVE MAGAZINE; Profile of Artist/Sculptor Kevin Osmond

2015 HOUSES MAGAZINE + architecturenow.co.nz; interview with Kevin Osmond about his art practice

2013 URBIS, ‘A Star is Born’; news piece about Osmond’s artwork showing at Art Basel Miami

2012 THE NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE; ʻSixes and Sevensʼ production at Sadlerʼs Wells

2009 E-FLUX; Review of Pulse New York Art Fair 2009

2007 THE GUARDIAN; Dreamhome exhibition for ʻPick of the Weekʼ

2006 TANGENT ARTZINE #9; review of Mark Tanner Sculpture Award show by Steve Smith

2006 (a-n) MAGAZINE FOR ARTISTS; front cover image of Squirl Cluster drawing + listing

2004 FLUTTERBY FILMS DOCUMENTARY; ‘Ten Days in Summer’, Interview for Camberwell Arts Week

2002 (a-n) MAGAZINE FOR ARTISTS; review about ʻDisposableʼ at the Economist exhibition space

2002 THE SUNDAY TIMES; ‘The pupils with a hidden intelligenceʼ by Karen Gold

2002 EVENING STANDARD ʻHOT TICKETSʼ;review by Helen Sumpter

2001 VIEWPOINT MAGAZINE #10; feature about art and disposable culture by Justine Harvey

 

Publications

2015 THINKING IS MAKING; Presence and absence in contemporary sculpture, Black Dog publishing

2016
'SPATIAL ORBIT', 2016, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, spray paints, nail, laquer, UV coating, metal weights, nylon filament, approximately 100 x 270 x 90 cm
'SPATIAL ORBIT', (detail), 2016, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, spray paints, nail, laquer, UV coating, metal, weights, nylon filament, approximately 100 x 270 x 90 cm
2015
‘INNER  SPACE  SERIES  #1’,  2015, Freehand  Routed MDF,  acrylic metallic  paints, UV  clear lacquer, 37  cm diameter,  wall  x  4  cm.
‘INNER  SPACE  SERIES  #1’,  2015,  Freehand  Routed  MDF,  acrylic  metallic  paints,  UV  clear lacquer,  37  cm  diameter,  wall  x  4  cm.
‘INNER  SPACE  SERIES  #2’,  2015, Freehand  Routed  MDF,  acrylic metallic  paints, UV  clear lacquer, 54  cm diameter,  wall  x  4  cm
'INNER  SPACE  SERIES  #2’  (Detail), 2015,  Freehand  Routed  MDF, acrylic  metallic paints,  UV clear lacquer,  54  cm  diameter,  wall  x  4 cm.
INNER  SPACE  SERIES  #3’, 2015,  Freehand Routed  MDF, acrylic  metallic paints,  UV  clear lacquer, 72 cm  diameter,  wall  x  4  cm
INNER  SPACE  SERIES  #3’,  2015,  Freehand  Routed  MDF,  acrylic  metallic paints,  UV  clear lacquer,  72  cm  diameter,  wall  x  4cm
INNER  SPACE  SERIES  #3’  (Detail),  2015,  Freehand  Routed  MDF, acrylic  metallic  paints,  UV clear lacquer,  72  cm  diameter,  wall  x  4cm.
'INNER  SPACE  SERIES  #4’,  2015,  Freehand  Routed  MDF,  acrylic  metallic paints,  UV  clear lacquer,  118  cm  diameter,  wall  x   4 cm.
‘OUTER SPACE SERIES # 2’, 2015, freehand routed MDF, acrylic metallic paints, UV clear lacquer, aluminium fixings, 54 diameter x 4 cm depth
‘OUTER SPACE SERIES # 2’(detail), 2015, freehand routed MDF, acrylic metallic paints, UV clear lacquer, aluminium fixings, 54 diameter x 4 cm depth
‘DEEP SPACE ANOMALY (Dripscape # 10)’, 2015, 794 wooden spheres, MDF, glass fibre rods, aluminium silver and copper acrylic metallic paints,<br />
lacquer, aluminium fixings, 93 cm diameter, wall-mounted disc x 20 cm depth
‘DEEP SPACE ANOMALY (Dripscape # 10)’, 2015, 794 wooden spheres, MDF, glass fibre rods, aluminium silver and copper acrylic metallic paints,<br />
lacquer, aluminium fixings, 93 cm diameter, wall-mounted disc x 20 cm depth
‘COSMIC WHIRL (Dripscape # 9)’, 2015, 794 wooden spheres, MDF, glass fibre rods, teal and gold acrylic metallic paints, lacquer, aluminium fixings,<br />
93cm diameter, wall-mounted disc x 21 cm depth
‘PORTAL (Dripscape # 12)’, 2017, 794 wooden spheres, MDF, glass fibre rods, gold and vibrant blue acrylic metallic paints, UV-clear lacquer,<br />
aluminium fixings, 67 cm diameter, wall-mounted disc x 13 cm depth
‘PORTAL (Dripscape # 12)’, 2017, 794 wooden spheres, MDF, glass fibre rods, gold and vibrant blue acrylic metallic paints, UV-clear lacquer,<br />
aluminium fixings, 67 cm diameter, wall-mounted disc x 13 cm depth
2013
'SPATIAL ROTATION', 2013, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, spray paints, piano wire, nylon filament, approximately 100 x 85 x 85 cm
'SPATIAL ROTATION', (detail), 2013, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, spray paints, piano wire, nylon filament, approximately 100 x 85 x 85
'NOVA #3 - Keplers Star 1640', 2013, calabrian pumice stone, piano wire, iridescent paints, nylon filament, approximately 85 x 95 cm
'NOVA #3 - Keplers Star 1640' (detail), 2013, calabrian pumice stone, piano wire, iridescent paints, nylon filament, approximately 85 x 95 cm
'WHIZZER', 2013, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, nail lacquer, nylon filament, approximately 45 x 68 x 44 cm
'WHIZZER' (detail), 2013, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, nail lacquer, nylon filament, approximately 45 x 68 x 44 cm
'COSMIC CONNECTION', 2013, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, foam rubber balls, nylon filament, approximately 32 x 32 x 32 cm
2012
'NEUTRON', 2012, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, foam rubber balls, nylon filament, 69 cm diameter
'NEUTRON' (detail), 2012, wooden spheres, glass fibre rods, foam rubber balls, nylon filament, 69 cm diameter
2011
‘SPACE KNOT - WORMHOLE No.3’, 2011, 22 mm stainless steel knitted tubing, stainless steel thread, yellow nylon flock, nylon filament,<br />
33 x 43 x 33 cm
‘SPACE KNOT - WORMHOLE No.3’(detail), 2011, 22 mm stainless steel knitted tubing, stainless steel thread, yellow nylon flock, nylon filament,<br />
33 x 43 x 33 cm
‘TIME LOOP - WORMHOLE No.2’, 2011, 22 mm stainless steel knitted tubing, stainless steel thread, neon pink nylon flock, nylon filament,<br />
36 x 45 x 36 cm
‘TIME LOOP - WORMHOLE No.2’ (detail), 2011, 22 mm stainless steel knitted tubing, stainless steel thread, neon pink nylon flock, nylon filament,<br />
36 x 45 x 36 cm