Paul McDevitt

born 1972 Troon, Scotland

2000 - 2001 Saatchi Fellow, Artist in Residence, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
1999 - 2000 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
1997 Artist in Residence, Villa Montalvo Center for the Arts, Saratoga, California
1992 - 95 BA (Hons) Visual Arts, Lancaster University
1991 - 92 Foundation Course, Jacob Kramer College of Art & Design, Leeds


Solo Exhibitions/Projects

New Drawings Stephen Friedman Gallery, London (upcoming)
Merge 'inbrief' print project, Jerwood Foundation, London
The Horns of Moses Habitat Kings Road, London
Lost Weekend Galala, Fukuoka, Japan
Half-Life Hales Gallery, London


Selected Group Exhibitions

Pledge, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin
No-How, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Post it Floating IP, Manchester
EU3 - European Drawing Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
I want! I want! Towner Art Centre, Eastbourne
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
Some Panoramas Pump House, London
Arrangement: the use of flowers in art Rhodes+Mann, London (cat.)
Please! Take One 39, London
Bad Touch
Keith Talent Gallery, London
Ponce the Ship, London
Phillip Allen, Diana Cooper, Paul McDevitt Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music curated by Emma Mahony (cat.)
Tullie House, Carlisle
Angel Row, Nottingham
domoBaal, London (cat.)
YesteryearNowadays Hales Gallery, London
Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music curated by Emma Mahony (cat.) Cornerhouse, Manchester MK G, Milton Keynes
Neverland Cell Project Space, London
Reverberator curated by Michael Archer, Houldsworth, London
Lovely curated by Andreas Oehlert, Kohlenhof, Nuremberg
Please Use The Space Provided For Additional Information Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
What's Wrong? curated by Dave Beech, The Trade Apartment, London
Die München Sonne (with Declan Clarke) Maximiliansforum, Munich
Skuggspel Tullkammaren, Umeå, Sweden
The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2001 (cat.)Cheltenham & Gloucester College, Cheltenham
The Alberto Vilar Gallery at the Prince's Foundation, London
EICH Gallery, Hull
Teeth & Trousers Cell Project Space, London
Freie Wahlen (McDevitt, Purdy, Quabeck) Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany (cat.)
Saatchi Gallery Bursaries
1999 - 2001
The Saatchi Gallery at 30 Underwood St, London (cat.)
PLUS, Düsseldorf
Felt-Tip David Risley/Zwemmer Gallery, London
Hellseher Projektraum Konkordiastrasse, Düsseldorf
The Armchair Project Cinch, London
McDevitt, Purdy, Quabeck - Bigger Monster Lover Glasgow Project Space, Glasgow
McDevitt, Purdy, Quabeck - Uptight (Outta Sight) PLUS, Düsseldorf
Teenage Comedown 15c, London


Curated Projects (with Declan Clarke)

Play it as it Lays - 17 artists from Los Angeles London Institute Gallery Millbank, London
The Armchair Project Cinch, London
Dust Up - Two Down The House, Chelsea College of Art, London



Art Monthly Oct, no.270, 'I Want! I Want!' - review, JJ Charlesworth, pp.33-35
a-n magazine Oct, 'Arrangement' - review, Jacqui McIntosh, pp.7
Tank vol.3 issue 7, 'Flora Historia' pp.155
The Guardian 'I want! I want!' - review, Alfred Hickling, Wednesday August 27, pp.24
Factory Video Magazine issue 2, interview with Emma Underhill
Sleaze Nation Vol. 4, Issue 26, May, Alasdair Hopwood, pp.124
Frieze Issue 73, March, 'Palm Reading' Emily King, pp.48-49
Contemporary Oct, 'YesteryearNowadays' - review, Katie Kitamura, p.81-82
Frieze Issue 69, Sept, 'Play it as it Lays' Richard Blandford, pp.112
Art Monthly Jul-Aug, no.258, 'Reverberator' JJ Charlesworth, pp.33-35
Art Monthly Jul-Aug, no.258, 'Summer reading (Lost Weekend)' Andrew Wilson, pp.54
Artext #77, Summer 2002, 'Play it as it Lays' JJ Charlesworth, pp.82-83
LA Weekly June 21-27, 'The Pocko Collection' Nathan Ihara
Flux #30 April/May, 'Pocko', pp.23
lab 03, Spring 2002, 'Gotta catch 'em all!', pp.20-21
Art Review
April, Volume LIII 'Seven days in LA' Ossian Ward, pp.50-51
Art Review April, Volume LIII 'Lost Weekend - review' Ben Fergusson, pp.84
Dazed & Confused #88, April, 'Weekender' Francesca Gavin, pp.169
Fürther Nachrichten Thurs 21/3/02 'Monet und adidas', pp.25
Abendzeitung Nürenberg Thurs 21/3/02 'An der Oberfläche kratzen' Ute Maucher, pp.15
Art Review Dec/Jan, Volume LII 'Hard Labour' Paul Hedge, pp.46-47
Tank Volume 2 Issue 7 'Paul McDevitt - Observatory', pp.72-81
Art Review Oct, Volume LII, 'Paul McDevitt, a 72-hour guy or a one minute man?' Ossian Ward, pp.59-60
Västerbottens-Kuriren Umeå, Friday 7/9/01, pp.1,5
Evening Standard Friday 3/8/01 'Last Chance - Art, Saatchi Gallery Bursaries'



Frieze Art Fair Year Book 2003-4 Frieze
Paul McDevitt - Piranesi Penguin Pool & other stories Der Atom #3
The Galleries Book Royal Academy of Arts
Paul McDevitt 'Lost Weekend' Pocko Editions
Bambi April, poster
RischArt Produktion
Parallel Lines
London Institute