TIM AYRES

*1965, Hastings, lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1st Class Honours B.A., Loughborough College of Art, Masters Degree, Chelsea School of Art, London, Rijksacademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam

solo exhibitions

2009
Galerie Martin Mertens, Berlin
Galerie Andreas Binder, München

2008
galerie | christian roellin, St. Gallen, Tim Ayres – RATTLE BAG

2007
VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam: ON THE STATUS OF THE GLASS OF WATER AT ITS Galeria Xavier Fiol, Palma de Mallorca

2006
ZU GAST, Galerie Martin Mertens, Berlin: HALFWAY MARK, PAINTINGS
Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich

2005
VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam:.BARELY FLOWERS, AMONGST OTHERS

2004
Stadsgalerij Heerlen, NL-Heerlen
Galerie Andreas Binder, München
Reali Arte Contemporanea, Brescia
Markus Richter Gallery, Berlin: DIALOGUE SERIES #4 (with Lucas Lenglet)

2003
Paintbox Extensions, Copenhagen
VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam: THE FLOOR IS DRYING BECAUSE IT’S JUST BEEN CLEANED

2002
MEMO.: Markus Richter Gallery, Berlin
BEING THERE WHEN, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam

2000
Markus Richter Gallery, Berlin: PHEW!
Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich: PHEW 2

1999
Galerie Markus Richter: WASTED / HOLES
Galerie Onrust, Amsterdam: THE SOFTEST BULLET EVER SHOT

1998
Galerie Andreas Binder, München: HARD LISTENING

1997
Galerie Markus Richter (with Colin Ardley): CONSTRUCTION / DECONSTRUCTION

1990-1997
Onrust Gallery, Amsterdam

1994
James van Damme Gallery, Antwerpen
Centraal laboratorium van de bloedtransfusiedienst, Amsterdam

1993
Stedelijk Museum-Bureau Amsterdam: WE’RE LIKE TWO INFLATABLE DOLLS IN A HOOKER´S BAD DREAM (with Inez van Lamsweerde)

1992
Rai Exhibition Centre, Amsterdam: INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONGRESS

1990
Fusion Gallery, London: A HOLE IN MOTION

group exhibition

2009
galerie|christian roellin, g27, Zurich: Tim Ayres – Herbert Hamak

2008
Kunstmuseum Bern / Museum Wiesbaden: THERE IS DESIRE LEFT (KNOCK KNOCK) Sammlung Mondstudio

2006
IDEAL CITY – INVISIBLE CITIES, Zamosc, Poland and Potsdam, Germany.
(cat.)

2005
Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca; Stadsgalerij Heerlen (cat.): LATER ON WE SHALL SIMPLIFY THINGS (with Ab van Hanegem, Jan van der Ploeg and Han Schuil)

2004
Art Forum, Berlin: MADE IN BERLIN

2003
Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Schwerin (cat.): DIE REALITÄT DER BILDEN

2002
Art Directors Club, New York (cat.): HALLO HOLLAND!

2001
Galerie Gebroeders Lehmann, Dresden: FOUR DUTCH PAINTERS

1999
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam: GLAD IJS
Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich: BEACHPARTY 99

1998
Galerie Markus Richter, Potsdam: BLICK ZURÜCK NACH VORN
Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne: THE CENTER HOLDS, JUNGE KUNST AUS DEN NIEDERLANDEN, curated by Rudi Fuchs
Bogardenkapel, Bruges: FAMA CRÉSCUIT ÉUNDO (HET GERUCHT GROEIT AAN TERWIJL HET RONDE DOET)

1997
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam: AROUND EUROPE

1996
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (cat.): SUBLIME VORMEN MET ZICHT VANAF 5 M

1995
Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam: PAINTERS OPINION
Galerie Nouvelles Images, NL-The Hague (cat): PRIX NI
Galerie Onrust, Amsterdam: TIM AYRES, NARCISSE TORDOIR AND ALAN UGLOW
Pro Sieben, Munich: KONTRAST (mit René Guiffrey, Serge Hélias and Michael Ventrone)
Museum Van Bommel van Dam, Venlo: VOUS ETES ICI Editions

1994
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam: DE VERZAMELING, recent acquisitions

1992
Galerie Bruges la Morte, Bruges: TIM AYRES, MARIE-JOSÉ BURKI, HENRI JACOBS, ROBERT SUERMONDT AND JAN DE VRIES

1991
Rijksakademie Amsterdam (cat): HET KLIMAAT, Foreign artists working in The Netherlands

1989
Mall Galleries, London (K): INTO THE NINETIES
Walker City Art Gallery, Liverpool (K): JOHN MOORES 19
RCA Galleries, London: BARCLAYS´ PRIZE FOR YOUNG PAINTERS