Charlie Godet Thomas
Exhibition opening: 20th February, 6 – 9pm
20th February 2020 – 24th May 2020
Structural support, emotional support, financial support, the support of a gallery, bodily support, a paintings support, compositional support, supporters, material support, the support of a loved one (insert and/or friend), building support, to carry support, to harbour support, it is now mainly known as a byname for all things tech support.
Working with a group of artists in both public and closed dialogue Support. is an open-ended, conversational programme. Curatorially long form, the project opens the parameters of the ‘classic’ painting show. It becomes an exercise in creating a supportive network within the framework of an exhibition, and a programme for developing its own ongoing dialogue and critique. Support. is a curatorial project with George Little (ongoing since 2019) incorporating the idea of ‘slow’ values often seen in other areas of culture, such as television, architecture and the culinary arts.
Anthony Banks (b.1988, Cheltenham) lives and works in London. Anthony studied at the University of Brighton, Royal Drawing School and The Royal College of Art. Recent exhibitions include: The Sport of Painting, Hockney Gallery, London; Geologies, Kris Day, London; The fictitious Present, China Arts Academy, Hangzhou, China; Hats in the Belfry, Burren college of Art, Ireland; 40 under 40, Soho House, London and Sour Persimmons Chasm, Ex-Baldassarre, Bedford, UK
Alice Browne (b. 1986, Oxford, UK) is based in London and completed an MA in Fine Art Painting at the Royal College of Art, London in 2016 and a BA in Fine Art Painting at Wimbledon College of Art, London in 2009. Browne’s practice is predominantly painting-based and expands into installation, drawing and sculpture. Browne is represented by Flatland Gallery in Amsterdam and Eduardo Secci Gallery in Florence. Recent solo exhibitions include Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam (2019), Tintype Gallery, London (2019), Limoncello Gallery, London (2016) and OUTPOST, Norwich (2015).
Kes Richardson B. 1976, Oxford UK, Lives and works in London – SOLO EXHIBITIONS; 2020. Droor’ngs, FOLD Gallery, London, UK, 2019 Ridgeway Road, London, UK. 2016 Fair Game, FOLD Gallery, London, UK. SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS: Bad Actors, KARST, Plymouth, UK; Notes on Painting II, The Koppel Project Central, London, UK. A Tapered Teardrop, Terrace Gallery, London, UK; The Inhuman/difficult transition/, Thames-side Studios Gallery, London, UK; Carousel, The Koppel Project Central, London,UK; ART ROTTERDAM with GALLERI KANT; Daniel Jensen, Kes Richardson Carry On, FOLD Gallery, London, UK, 2018; UNTITLED MIAMI BEACH.
George Little B. 1988 (Robert George Tormod Little), British/Danish National, Lives and works in London, Studied MA in Painting Royal college of art, London (2012). SOLO EXHIBITIONS: On Repeat, The Drake, Toronto, (2019); Split Bisque, Deweer, BE, (2017); Under The Cloche, Bosse And Baum, London (2015); Wagon/Damask, Deweer Gallery,BE, (2014); Cocktails, London, 2015, CO2 Gallery, Rome, (2013). GROUP EXHIBITIONS: Looking Forward, Keteleer Gallery Antwerp, (2020) 40th Anniversary & Just Painting, Deweer, BE, (2019/2018); The Toast, New Arts Projects,London, (2018); Modern Talk , Günther Förg, Deweer, BE (2016); Tutti Frutti, Turps Banana Gallery, (2015); New Order 2, Saatchi gallery, (2014). George is represented by Keteleer/Deweer Gallery,BE
Charlie Godet Thomas (b.1985, London. British-Bermudian), lives and works in Mexico City. Studied an MA in Fine Art (Sculpture) at the Royal College of Art, London (2014).Thomas has exhibited internationally at galleries, institutions, biennials and fairs, including: Frieze Sculpture, London, UK, 2019; BALTIC Centre, UK; Bermuda Biennial, The Bermuda National Gallery, BM; Ladrón Galería, Mexico City, MX; Carillon Gallery, Texas, US; Assembly Point, London, UK; Nicoletti Contemporary, London, UK; Poppostions, Brussels, BE; and Material Art Fair, Mexico City, Mexico. Residencies: Caribbean Linked IV at Ateliers ’89 in Oranjestad, Aruba (2016); Tarrant County College, Texas, US (2017); and Atelier Mondial, Basel, CH (2017). Commissions for SCULPTURE AT Bermondsey Square, London in 2017. Thomas is represented by VITRINE, London / Basel(2017).