CV

Ruth Ewan (b. 1980, Aberdeen) is an artist based in Glasgow.
She is represented by Rob Tufnell

Selected Solo Exhibitions & Projects

2016-2019

Another Time, North West Cambridge

2016

All Distinctions Levelled, Flood House / Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea
Being as you mentioned…, Royal London Hospital

2015

No Tail, Out of the Ordinary Places, Strood
The Difference, Gymnasium Projects, Lincoln
Back to the Fields, Camden Arts Centre, London

2014-2017

The Darks (with Astrid Johnston), Tate Britain, London

2013

A Revolutionary Advent Calendar, MoMA, Warsaw
Memorialmania (with Astrid Johnston), Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
How We Might Live, Artangel / BBC Radio 4

2012

Ruth Ewan, Kunsthall Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Liberties of the Savoy, Frieze Projects East, London
The Glasgow Schools, Scotland Street School Museum / The Common Guild, Glasgow
How to Make Archway Tower Disappear, AIR / University of the Arts
Music Without Masters, Badisher Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
Billboard for Edinburgh, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

2011

Brank & Heckle, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
A Lock is a Gate, Art on the Underground, London
The Emphemeral Past, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville

2010

Damnatio Memoriae, Arthur Boskamp-Stiftung, Hohenlockstedt, Germany
Dreadnoughts, Chisenhale, London
Anti-Bell, Radar, Loughborough

2009

These Airwaves Neutralise the Tools of Oppression, Frieze Projects, London
Nuestro es el Mundo a Pesar de Todo, Kiosko Galeria, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

2008

Fang Sang, Nought to Sixty, ICA, London

2007

Did You Kiss the Foot that Kicked You?, Artangel, London
Ours is the World Despite All, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland

2006/6

Psittaciformes Trying to Change the World, Studio Voltaire, London / The Embassy, Edinburgh

2002

Temporary Community Centre, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Selected Awards and Residencies

2016

Arts Foundation Yoma Sasburg Award for Art in Urban Space
Shortlisted for the Maxmara / Whitechapel Award

2015-16

Habitation Residency, Cambridge University / Contemporary Art Society / Insite Arts

2014-15

Artist in Residence, Vital Arts, Barts Healthcare NHS Trust, London

2012

CREATE Art Award for Participatory Art

2010

Cove Park Residency, Argyll and Bute

2009

Triangle Arts Trust Arts Council Residency, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

2006

EASTInternational Award, Norwich

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects

2018 (forthcoming)

Future Design, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

2016

Incerteza viva, Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
Hidden Civil War, The Newbridge Project, Newcastle
A World to Win, William Morris Gallery, London
Utopia, Somerset House, London
Happy Ending, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims

2015

Station to Station, Barbican Art Gallery, London
Wish You Were Here, Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham
No ver, no oír y callar, 1990-2015, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla
Telling Time, mudac, musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains
How to Construct a Time Machine, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes

2014

2015: Parliament in the Making, Westminster Hall, London
In The Near Future, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Struktur and Organismus, art:phalanx, Vienna
Vorkus, Vulpes Vulpes / Standpoint, London
Art or Sound, Foundazione Prada, Venice
Detours: After Detournement, Enclave, London

2013

In the Heart of the Country, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
There Will Be New Rules Next Week, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
Art Turning Left: How Values Changed Making 1789-2013Tate Liverpool
The Hecklers, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall
Cally Calls, AIR / University of the Arts, London
Pop Politics. Activism at 33 Revolutions, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles

2012

Between Memory and Trace, Te Tuhi, Auckland
Nuit Blanche, Rainbow Theatre, Toronto
Carpets of Distinction, Dovecot, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Curator’s Egg, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

2011

We Will Live, We Will See, Zabludowicz Collection, London
The Days Of This Society Are Numbered, Abrons Art Centre, New York
A Million Miles from Home, Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone
Living, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
The Bell Show, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
The Human Pattern, Kunstall Oslo, Oslo

2010

Art Sheffield 2010, Life: A User’s Manual, Sheffield

2009

Volatile Dispersal, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Insiders, CAPC, Bordeaux, France
Fluechtige Zeiten (Liquid Times), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
Younger Than Jesus, New Museum, New York
Come in, friends, the house is yours!, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Altermodern: Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London
Rank: How do we map the social order?, Sunderland, Blackpool, Leeds

2008

Intervention/Decoration, Foreground, Somerset

2006

EASTInternational, Norwich Gallery, Norwich