James Scott Brooks

Born: 1974, Exeter, England

Lives and works in London, England

MA – FINE ART, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

BA – FINE ART (1st class honours), Exeter College of Art & Design, Exeter


2018, Selected Works Vol XI, Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin (IT)

2016, The Archivist, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (FR)

2016, Geometra, Monika Bobinska/Canal Projects, London (UK)

2013, Facts & Fictions, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (FR)

2013, Reporter, Platform A, Middlesbrough (UK)

2012, The Information Exchange, Domo Baal, London (UK)

2011, Mass, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt (DE)

2011, Folks, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (FR)

2011, Staged & Screened, 126 Gallery, Galway, Ireland (IE)

2010, XI X James Brooks, Trinity Projects, London (UK)

2008, Translations, Monika Bobinska, London (UK)


2018, Panta Rhei, Martina Detterer/ Galerie Kim Behm, Frankfurt (DE)

2018, Tràdito/ Tradìto, Galleria Paolo Maria Deanesi, Trento (IT)

2018, From the Ground, Drawing Projects, Wiltshire (UK)

2018, L’Osservatorio, Canal Projects, London (UK)

2018, Senza titolo 2 – Monocromi, Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin (IT)

2017, Floating Urban Slime/ Sublime, Miyauchi Gallery, Hiroshima (JP)

2017, B.A.D. Futures, Bath School of Art, Bath (UK)

2017, The Colour and the Shape, Patrick Heide, London (UK)

2017, DR/OP: Beyond Boundaries, Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore (MY)

2017, Open plan, Action Factory, Bath School of Art, Bath (UK)

2017, Drawing Biennial 2017, The Drawing Room, London (UK)

2017, Conversions, Narrative Projects, London (UK)

2017, Collettiva di lavori su carte e disegni, Spazio 22, Milan (IT)

2016, Ho(M)me, Galleria Paolo Maria Deanesi, Trento (IT)

2016, Ghost of Harry Mafuji, Monika Bobinska/Canal, London (UK)

2016, Vielen Dank, auf Wiedersehen, Galerie M Detterer, Frankfurt (DE)

2016, Conceptual, Galerie Dina Renninger & Karin Wimmer, Munich (DE)

2016, DR/OP’, Komyoji-Kaikan – Hiroshima, Japan (JP)

2016, The Missing, Jessica Carlisle Gallery, London (UK)

2015, British Drawing, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, China (CN)

2015, Artist’ Postcards, MAC, Birmingham (UK)

2015, Data, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester  (UK)

2015, Gravitational Documents, Galerie L Mueller, Paris (FR)

2015, Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (UK)

2015, Drawing towards Sound, University of Greenwich (UK)

2014, Klein Formate, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt (DE)

2014, Crosswords II, Galerie Jordan Seydoux, Berlin (DE)

2014, Wish you were here, Atkinson Gallery, Southport (UK)

2014, Due, Galleria Doppelgaenger, Bari (IT)

2014, Data as Culture II, Lighthouse, Brighton (UK)

2014, Data as Culture I, The Open Data Institute, London (UK)

2013, Fogli, Galleria Doppelgaenger, Bari (IT)

2013, Data, Contemporary Art Society, London (UK)

2013, 5 Artists, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt (DE)

2013, Give me Five, Staedel Museum, Frankfurt (DE)

2012, Brittle Crazie Glasse, Manchester c/o Man & Eve, London (UK)

2012, Correspondances, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (FR)

2012, Unknown Fields, Young Gallery, Salisbury (UK)

2011, Dust on the mirror, Gallery North, Newcastle (UK)

2011, The Wolfson Syndrome, Dragon Court, London (UK)

2011, In & Outside – Writing, Voorkamer, Lier (BE)

2011, Arakhne, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (FR)

2011, State of Flux, Trinity Contemporary, New York (US)

2010, Please Write, Posted, London (UK)

2010, God is in the Details, Primo Alonso, London (UK)

2010, Show One, AF Projects, London (UK)

2010, Untitled, Seventeen, London (UK)

2010, 4 Artists, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt (DE)

2009, Illusion of Reality, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall (NO) 

2009, Recent Drawing, Trinity Contemporary, New York (US)

2009, Time is a Sausage, Domo Baal, London (UK)

2009, In Between the Lines, Trinity Contemporary, London (UK)

2009, The Royal Republic, Master Piper, London (UK)


2018, L’Osservatorio – Canal Projects, London – Exhibition catalogue

2015, Contemporary British Drawing in China, Exhibition catalogue 

2014, The Postcard is a public work of Art, Exhibition catalogue 

2014, Date as Culture, Exhibition catalogue

2013, Facts & Fictions, Exhibition catalogue

2013, Correspondances, Exhibition catalogue

2011, Postcards, Reaktion books publication, by Jeremy Cooper

2011, What is an Art book?, The Modern Language experiment

2011, Folks, Exhibition catalogue

2011, The Wolfson Syndrome, The Modern Language Experiment 

2011, The Drawing Lab, Dina4 Projekte, Munich

2011, Alumni Interview, University of the Arts, London

2010, Eleven times James Brooks, Exhibition catalogue

2010, The Illusion of Reality, Norway Kunsthall, Exhibition booklet

2009, Recent British Drawings, Exhibition catalogue

2009, In Between the lines, Exhibition catalogue

2008, Translations, Exhibition booklet

2006, Drawing: The Future, The National Gallery, London

2006, Fold 06, University of Arts London press

2006, Until it makes Sense, Touring Exhibition catalogue 


2014, British Council Travel Grant – Shanghai, China

2006, Arts Council- Individual Artist/ curatorial Funding Grant

2003, AHRB – Post Graduate Scholarship

2002, British Council Travel Grant – Frankfurt, Germany

1997, Jane Hewitt ‘Travel’ award


2017, Drawing room, London

2015, Drawing room, London

2013, Drawing room, London 

2011, Drawing room, London

2009, Drawing room, London

Staedel Museum, Frankfurt
David Roberts Collection
University of the Arts London
University of Plymouth
Frank Williams Collection
Rolf Ricke Collection                        
Thaddaeus Ropac Collection
Geraldine Gottesman Collection

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