Biography

Born in Dublin, Ireland, 1971
Lives and works in London

Since 2014, elected RA, Royal Academy of Arts, London

Education

1997-1999 MA Fine Art, Goldsmith’s College, London
1990-1993 BA Hons Fine Art, University of Ulster, Belfast
1989-1990 Foundation studies, National College of Art and Design, Dublin
1988-1989 Diploma Art and Design, College of Marketing and Design, Dublin

Solo Exhibitions

2020

Glasgow International, The Modern Institute, Glasgow (forthcoming)
The Shrinking Universe, various venues, touring, Ireland (forthcoming)

2019

The Shrinking Universe, curated by Mary Cremin, Ireland Pavilion, 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Kosmos, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand

2018

Kosmos, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne, Australia
A Setup, Week 1, fig-futures, Kettles Yard, Cambridge (with choreographer Joe Moran)
Iceberg Hits, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, Vyner Street, London

2017

A Material Enlightenment, 303 Gallery, New York
Eva Rothschild, Kaufmann Repetto, Milan, Italy

2016

Alternative To Power, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, England
A Gated Community, Sonnaveld House, Rotterdam, NL

2015

A Setup, Block Universe and Fig-2 at ICA, London (with choreographer Joe Moran)
Middle Temple, Kaufmann Repetto, Milan, Italy

2014

Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland
What the Eye Wants, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
This and This and This, Art Parcours, Art 45 Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2013

Narcissus, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
New Sculpture, New Art Centre, Wiltshire

2012

Douglas Hyde, Dublin, Ireland
Sightings, The Nasher Sculpture Centre, Dallas, TX, USA
Boys and Sculpture, Childrens Art Commission: The Whitechapel Gallery, London
The Modern Institute, Glasgow

2011

Hot Touch, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany
The Heart of the Thousand Petalled Lotus, 303 Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Hot Touch, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield
Empire, Public Art Fund, New York, NY, USA

2009

Cold Corners, Tate Britain Annual Duveens’ Commission, Tate Britain, London
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, Italy
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
La Conservera: Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Murcia, Spain

2008

The Modern Institute, Glasgow

2007

South London Gallery, London
303 Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2006

Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

2005

Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2004

Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Artspace, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2003

Heavy Cloud, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
Sit-In, Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, Italy

2002

Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Project Art Centre, Dublin, Ireland

2001

Peacegarden, The Showroom, London
Peacegarden, Cornerhouse, Manchester
Eva Rothschild, Francesca Kauffman Gallery, Milan, Italy
Els Hannape Underground, Athens, Greece

2000

Eva Rothschild, Camden Arts Centre, London

1999

Eva Rothschild, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

1998

Eva Rothschild, Titanik Galerie, Turku, Finland

1996

Great Wall / Black Hole, Iain Irving Projects, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Eva Rothschild, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland

1995

Eva Rothschild, Bercsenyi Galleria, Budapest, Hungary

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

Robert Jacobson prize, Kunsthalle Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
Objects of Wonder - from Pedestal to Interaction, ARoS, Aarhus, Denmark
Play Well, Wellcome Collection, London
Never the Same River, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Estuary, Fingal County Council Municipal Art Collection 25th Anniversary, Blanchardstown, Dublin
The Sensation of Space, The Warehouse, Dallas, USA
303 Gallery: 35 Years, New York, USA
60 Years, curated by Sofia Karamani, Tate Britain, London
Less is More, Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Netherlands

2018

Liquid Crystal Display, curated by Laura Sillars with Angelica Sule, Site Gallery, Sheffield: travelling to: MIMA – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough (2019)
The Most Real Thing: Contemporary Textiles and Sculpture, New Art Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire
The Anthropologist in Me, curated by Duarte Sequeira and Guilherme Braga da Cruz, Forum Arte Braga, Braga, Portugal
Shadowed Forms, curated by Kevin Francis Gray, Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
Nacré Fraternité, FLAT:TWO, Digbyland Studios, London

2017

The Oslo Museum of Contemporary Art, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
City Room (with Gary Webb), Galeria Mário Sequeira, Parada de Tibães, Portugal
An Eyeful of Wry, Brynmor Jones Library gallery, University of Hull, Hull
31 Women, Breeselittle, London
Against Landscape, Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland
Sculpture Garden, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, USA
The Playground Project, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Ireland
FK:K, FRANZ KAfkA, Kunstraum Kesselhaus, Bamberg

2016

IMMA Collection: A Decade, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Surface and Beyond, curated by Heinz Peter Schwerfel, Dirimart Dolapdere, Istanbul

2015

Periodical Review #5, Pallas Projects/Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Then for Now, The Delfina Foundation, London
Rapture & Pain, Lustwarande ’15, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, Netherlands
Sculpture in the Close, Jesus College Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Vibrant Matter, KIOSK, Ghent, Belgium

2014

Art as a Verb, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia, traveling to Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide, SA, Australia and Artspace, Sydney, NSW, Australia
You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Sydney Biennial, Sydney, Australia
We are living on a star, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway

2013

Out of the House, Cranford Collection, Sala de Arte, Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain
Drawing:Sculpture, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds

2012

BITUME ET ASTRE DANSENT, PARFOIS, DANS LA PURE PEUR, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Paris, France
Drawing:Sculpture, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
Other Voices, Other Rooms, Wentrup, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011

Making is Thinking,Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Breitseite - Im Fokus: Raum, Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
DLA Piper Series: This is Sculpture, Conversation Pieces, curated by Philip Treacy, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
Sculpture Now,Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

2010

Big New Field,Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, USA
Highlights from the Collection, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
Undone: making and un-making in contemporary sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
The Dark Monarch, Towner Contemporary Art Museum, Eastbourne

2009

The Dark Monarch, Tate St Ives, St. Ives
Geoplay (Part II), Pilar Parra & Romero, Madrid, Spain
Group Show, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Drawing 2009 Biennal Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London

2008

Sphinxx, curated by Alexis Vaillant, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Rita McBride, Cornelia Parker, Eva Rothschild, Jessica Stockholder, Galeria Carreras Mugica, Bilbao, Spain
Blasted Allegories – Werke aus der Sammlung Ringler, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
A Life of Their Own, curated by Richard Cork, Lismore Castle, Lismore, Ireland

2007

Un-monumental: Falling to Pieces in the 21st Century, curated by Richard Flood, Laura Hoptman and Massimiliano
Gioni, The New Museum, New York, NY, USA
Looking Up, Galeria Mario Sequeira, Braga, Portugal
Dump, Postmodern Sculpture in the Dissolved Field, The Art Hall of Tullinlokka, Oslo, Norway
The Echo Room, Alcala 31 Madrid traveling exhibition catalogue, published by British Council, Spain

2006

All Hawaii Entrées / Lunar Reggae, , Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
How to Build a Universe That Doesn, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
This is Not For You, Diskurse der Skulptur, T – B A21, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Defining the Contemporary, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
British Art Show 6, Spike Island, Bristol
60. Sixty Years of Sculpture in the Arts Council Collection, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
How to Improve the World: 60 Years of British Art, Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London
The Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London
If it didn’t exist you’d have to invent it: a partial Showroom history, The Showroom, London
Strange Powers, curated by Laura Hoptman and Peter Eleey, Creative Time, New York, NY, USA
The British Art Show 6, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead; Castlefied Art Gallery, Manchester; Nottingham Castle, Nottingham; Arnolfini, Bristol

2005

Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, New York, NY, USA
Le Voyage Interieur, Paris – London, Escape Foundation EDF, Paris, France

2004

The Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Strange Weather, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Selections from the collection of Heather Hubbs, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Four – Ply - , Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, USA
ATOMKRIEG, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany

2003

Plunder – Culture as material, Dundeed Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
Splendor Geometrik, Galerie Gisela Captain. Cologne, Germany
The Walls Have Eyes, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Primary Colours, The City Gallery, Leicester
OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
This Was Tomorrow, New Art Centre Sculpture Park & Gallery, Salisbury
3D Frederich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Permaculture, Gallery Christima Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark
Breathing the Water, Galerie Hauser & Wirth and Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Playschool, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark
Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2002

Electric Dreams, Barbican Gallery, London
Tailsliding, Young and Upcoming British Art, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
Early one Morning, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Tate Britain, London
My Head is on Fire But My Heart is Full of Love, Charlottenberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2001

Prodigal Prodigy, White Box, New York, NY, USA
Tattoo Show, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Brown, The Approach, London
Tailsliding, British Council (Touring)
All That Is Solid…, London Print Studio, London
Troubleshooting, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
Kalam to Computer‚ Crafts Museum, New Delhi, India
Swenglish, IASPIS, London
Silhouettes and Cut-outs, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
The seat with the clearest view..., Grey Matter, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Circles ° 4, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Schattenrisse, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich, Germany

2000

Perfidy, Kettles Yard, Cambridge / Convent of La Tourette, Eveux, France
Zig-Zag, Thomas Cohn Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hard Candy, Galerie Wieland, Berlin, Germany
Pavilion, Mark Mueller Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Tonight, The Modern Institute, Glasgow
Comes the Spirit, Jerwood Space, London
Proper, Centre for Contemporary Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
Dream Machines, National Touring Exhibitions (UK)

1999

Palace, Glassbox, Paris, France
Utopias, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Luftfarer, Riksutstillinger, Oslo, Norway
High Red Centre, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
Habitat, Melbourne Glasgow Edinburgh Cultural Exchange

1998

Cluster Bomb, Morrisson / Judd, London
Crystal State, 3 Month Gallery / Artranspennine, Liverpool
Seeing Hozomeen, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
How to build a Universe, Fly Gallery, Glasgow
Excellent Dynamite, Pallas Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Bed and Workshop, Square Doyen, Milou Rennes, France
Habitat, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia

1997

Superstore, Norwich gallery & The Tannery, London
Tutor with an Idea, 3 Month Gallery, Liverpool
Let’s Rock, Alexandra Mansions, Norwich
European Couples, Transmisson Gallery, Glasgow
If it wasn’t for the mist…, Grays School of Art, Aberdeen
Performance Festival, Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark
Dialogue, W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1996

World of Ponce, South Park, Glasgow
Singled Out, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
City Limits, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent
Into the Void, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Deep Signal, Gasworks, London
Sick Building, Globescope, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art for People, Transmission Gallery, London
EV + A, Limerick, Ireland

Awards / Commissions

Double Rainbow, Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin (forthcoming)
The King's Cross Project, Cubitt Park, London (forthcoming)
13th Robert Jacobsen Prize, 2019
Jack Goldhill Award, Royal Academy, London, 2017
Oslo Gardemoen Airport, Oslo, Norway, 2016
The Whitechapel Gallery Children’s Commission, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2012
Public Art Fund, Central Park, New York , 2011
Tate Britain Annual Duveens’ Commission, Tate Britain, London, 2009
Delfina Trust, London, studio residency, 2000-2002
Camden Arts Centre, London, Artist in residence, 2000
PADT / BAA Heathrow Arts Programme, Belfast Lounge commission, 1997
Independent Public Arts / Stirling Council, ‘National Flags’ project, 1997
Scottish Arts Council, Amsterdam, Studio residency, 1996

Monographs and Solo Exhibition Catalogues

2019_Eva Rothschild. 13th Robert-Jacobsen-Preis, Swiridoff, DE der Stiftung Würth
2019 The Shrinking Universe, Ireland Pavilion, 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
2018 Kosmos, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne, Australia
2016 Alternative to Power, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, England
2014 Eva Rothschild, Dublin City Gallery, Dublin
2011 Eva Rothschild: Hot Touch, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
2010 Eva Rothschild, Koenig Books, London
Eva Rothschild, La Conservera, Murcia, Spain
2009 Cold Corners, Tate Publishing, London
2005 EVA ROTHSCHILD, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
2004 Eva Rothschild, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
Eva Rothschild, JRP|Ringier, Zurich
2001 Peacegarden, The Showroom, London
1999 No Title, in Bent Aura, STOPSTOP, Glasgow
Seven Wonders of the World, Book Works, London

Selected Group Catalogues and Publications

2018 Liquid Crystal Display, Site Gallery, Sheffield
2015 Then For Now, exhibition catalogue, published by Delfina Foundation, London
2014 Art as a Verb, Monash University Museum of Modern Art, Monash University Press
We are living on a star, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, HOK
You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Biennale of Sydney, Australia
2013 Changing States, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin City Art Gallery the Hugh Lane
2011 Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
Making is Thinking, Witte de With, Rotterdam (Digital Publication)
Breitseite - Im Fokus: Raum, exhibition catalogue, published by Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
2009 Ruf, Beatrix. Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation, Phaidon Press, London
The Dark Monarch, Tate Publishing, St Ives
2007 Echo Room - Art from Great Britain, The British Council, London
Unmonumental: Falling to Pieces in the 21st Century, New Museum and Phaidon
2006 All Hawaii Entrées/ Lunar Reggae, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Tate Triennial, exhibition catalogue, Tate Publishing, London
2005 British Art Show 6, Hayward Publishing, London
Art at 30 St Mary Axe, London, Swiss Reinsurance Company, London
2004 54th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Atomkrieg, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany and Lukas & Sternberg, USA
2003 Eva Rothschild, in Sculpture in 20th-century Britain, Volume II, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR: Remy Jungerman, Jim Lambie, Eva Rothschild, Badischer Kunstverein, Germany
2002 Early One Morning, Whitechapel Gallery, London
My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
Room for Improvement, Crafts Museum, India and Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool
2001 Prodigal Prodigy, White Box, New York
Tailsliding, British Council, London
Vito Acconci/ Troubleshooting, Arnolfini, Bristol
2000 Dream Machines, Hayward Publishing, London
LUFTFARER, Riksustsillinger, Oslo
1999 Utopias, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
British Art Show 6, exhibition catalogue, Published by Hayward Gallery, London
1998 1-3, Titanik, Turku (Eva Rothschild, Minna Haukka discussion)
1997 W010, W139, Amsterdam

Collections

Aïshti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon
Arts Council Collection, London
Berezdivin Collection, Santurce, Puerto Rico
British Council, London
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood
Cloud Art Space, Seoul, South Korea
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, USA
Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland
The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Leeds City Council, Leeds
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA