BH-Biography

born 1961, in Bangor, Wales
studied in London and now lives in Berlin.


EDUCATION

1986–1988 Royal College of Art, London, England
1981–1985 Middlesex Polytechnic, London, England


SOLO EXHIBITION

2016

  • Singing for the Sea, AtlasArts, Portree, Isle of Skye, Great Britain
  • If I were a frog I’d live in a fountain, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
  • Culture, Language & Thought, Kolumba, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums, Köln, Germany

2015

  • Forest, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany (March – May 2015)*
  • Zone, Maison d’Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur-Marne, France

2014

  • Reading Duchamp – Research Notes, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland, curated by Kathleen Bühler (24 October 2014 – 8 February 2015)*
  • Bethan Huws, Vistamare Galleria, Pescara, Italy (16 March – 17 May 2014)

2013

  • The Large-Glass, Kunthaus Zug, Switzerland, curated by Marco Obrist (30 November 2012 –
    23 February 2014)
  • Singing for the sea, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendall, England (6 July – 8 September)
  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (27 July – 21 September 2013)

2011

  • Reading Duchamp, Labor Berlin 7, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, curated by Valerie Smith (12 November 2011 – 9 January 2012)*
  • Films, BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna, Austria, curated by Christine Kintisch
    (8 September – 20 November 2011)*
  • Films & Ready-mades, Fonds régional d’art contemporain du Limousin, Limoges, France, curated by Yannick Miloux (24 June – 29 October 2011)
  • Black & White Animals, Centre international d’art et du paysage, île de Vassivière, France, curated by Chiara Parisi (13 March – 19 June 2011)
  • Billboard for Edinburgh Project, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (February – April 2011)
  • Capelgwyn, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England, curated by Kirsty Ogg
    (29 January – 18 March 2011)

2010

  • Zeichnungen – Drawings, Grafische Sammlung, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, curated by Kasper König and Julia Friedrich (26 November 2010 – 5 June 2011)*
  • Il est comme un saint dans sa niche: Il ne bouge pas, Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover, Germany, curated by Kristin Schrader (5 March – 24 May 2010)*
  • Singing for the Sea, Art Now Lightbox, Tate Britain, London, England
    (9 January – 28 February 2010)

2009

  • New Works for Margate Seafront and King’s Wood, Turner Contemporary, Margate and Stour Valley Arts, Challock, England, curated by Victoria Pomery (26 September – 6 December 2009)
  • Bethan Huws, Kabinett für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany, curated by Jürgen Wesseler (12 September – 25 October 2009)
  • Fountain, daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany, curated by Ariane Beyn
    (10 September – 17 October 2009)*
  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (18 July – 12 September 2009)
  • In the cabinet: Bethan Huws. Watercolours, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland, curated by Claudine Metzger (7 April – 28 June 2009)
  • Fountain, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal, curated by Ulrich Loock
    (13 March –17 May 2009)*

2008

  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (24 May – 21 June 2008)
  • Bethan Huws, University Gallery, University of Massachussetts, Amherst, USA, curated by Gregory Salzman (6 February – 29 March 2008)*

2007

  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria, curated by Christina Lackner
    (10 October – 15 December 2007)
  • Curious Not Nosey, Dommuseum, Salzburg, Austria, curated by Peter Keller
    (21 July – 2 September 2007)
  • Bethan Huws, Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, Switzerland, curated by Konrad Bitterli
    (24 February – 13 May 2007)*

2006

  • Bethan Huws. B.A.C.A. 2006, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands, curated by Paula van den Bosch (24 September 2006 – 14 January 2007)*
  • Filme, Institut für Kunst und Medien der HGK, Zürich, Switzerland, curated by Christoph Schenker (9 April 2006)
  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland (8 April – 20 May 2006)
  • The Chocolate Bar / Premiere, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales (10 February 2006)

2004

  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland (5 October – 27 November 2004)
  • ION ON & Singing for the Sea, Tate Modern, London, England, curated by Stuart Comer
    (20 March 2004)

2003

  • Word Vitrines, K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany, curated by Julian Heynen (25 October 2003 – 25 October 2009)
  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland (16 October – 22 November 2003)
  • Foyer, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany, curated by Ulrike Groos
    (10 August – 28 September 2003)*
  • ION ON / Premiere, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales (28 and 29 March 2003)

2002

  • Bethan Huws, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Germany (19 January – 2 March 2002)

2001

  • Bethan Huws, Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany, curated by Bettina von Dziembowski (11 November – 16 December 2001)
  • On What?, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England, curated by Penelope Curtis
    (27 September – 30 November 2001)
  • Bethan Huws, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall, Wakefield, England, curated by Clare Lilley (7 September – 4 November 2001)

2000

  • Federn, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany, curated by Marion Ackermann
    (2 December 2000 – 11 February 2001)*
  • Drehmomente. Singing for the Sea, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth in der Lokremise, St.Gallen, Switzerland, curated by Ulrike Groos (18 June – 15 July 2000)
  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland (5 May – 7 July 2000)

1999

  • Bethan Huws, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Germany (30 October – 4 December 1999)
  • Boats, Watercolours and a New Outdoor Text Work, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, curated by Gregory Salzman (12 June – 1 August 1999)*
  • Bethan Huws, Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York, USA (25 February – 3 April 1999)

1998

  • Watercolours, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany (8 November 1998 – 17 January 1999); Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland (17 February – 2 May 1999); Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno, Wales (15 May – 3 July 1999)*
  • Bethan Huws. White 3, Galerie Poo Poo, London, England (27 November – 20 December 1998)

1997

  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland (13 December 1997 – 30 January 1998)
  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, Germany (22 February – 1 April 1997)

1996

  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Karlheinz Meyer, Karlsruhe, Germany (20 September – 17 October 1996)

1994

  • Drawings, watercolours and boats 1988–1994, Galerie Luis Campaña, Cologne, Germany
    (8 October – 5 November 1994)

1993

  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland (19 November – 23 December 1993)
  • A Work for the North Sea, Sugar Sands, Longhoughton, Northumberland, The Bistritsa Babi / Bethan Huws, an Artangel project, London, England, curated by James Lingwood (22, 23 and 24 July 1993)*
  • Bethan Huws, Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany, curated by Julian Heynen
    (16 May – 11 July 1993)

1992

  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Karlheinz Meyer, Karlsruhe, Germany (27 November – 27 December 1992)
  • Bethan Huws, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Germany (22 August – 26 September 1992)
  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Luis Campaña, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (16 June – 22 July 1992)

1991

  • Bethan Huws, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England, curated by Emma Dexter
    (24 October – 1 December 1991)*
  • Bethan Huws, Galerie Luis Campaña, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (22 April – 1 June 1991)

1990

  • Bethan Huws, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, curated by Ulrich Loock (6 July – 19 August 1990)*

1989

  • Bethan Huws, Riverside Studios, London, England, curated by Kate Macfarlane and Zoé Shearman (9 August – 3 September 1989)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

  • On the subject of the readymade or to use a rembrandt as an ironing board, work from the Daimler Art collection selected by bethan Huws, Daimler Art Collection, Berlin, Germany
  • Point de vue, Oeuvres de la collection du Frac Bretagne, Galerie Pictura-Pont des Arts, Cesson-Sévigné, France
  • To Bee Or Not 2 B, PUNKT-Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
  • Prière de toucher – Der tastsinn der Kunst, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland
  • Climate Changes Everything 2, Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • No One Belongs here More Than You, Despacio, San José, Costa Rica
  • The astonishing reality of things, Barbara Gross galerie, Munich, Germany

2015

  • 30 Years, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
  • Es werde Licht…, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • more Konzeption – Conception now, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

2014

  • Der Kubist Marcel Duchamp mag nicht malen, Thomas Schulte Galerie, Berlin, Germany, curated by Michael Mueller (July-September 2014)
  • W-A-R, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales, England, curated by Adam Carr (18 July – 2 August 2014)*
  • Bildboards Project, Dresden, Germany, (8 July – 29 August 2014)
  • Van Gogh Live! Exposition Inaugurale, Fondation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles, France, curated by Bice Curiger (7 April – 31 August 2013)*
  • The Page Left Intentionally Blank, Akbank Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey, curated by Franz Thalmair (18 March – 17 May 2014)*
  • Propaganda für die Wirklichkeit, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany, curated byStefanie Kreuzer (2 February – 4 May 2013) *

2013

  • KölnSkulpur #7, Stiftung Skulpturenpark Köln, Germany, curated by Friedrich Meschede (5 May 2013 – May 2015)
  • Histoires et géographies, acquisitions récentes, FRAC Bretagne, Renne, France (14 September – 24 Novembre 2013)
  • Rhythm in it. On Rhythm in Contemporary Art, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland, curated by Madeleine Schuppli (18 May – 11 August 2013)*
  • Play- The Frivolous and the Serious, Me Collectors Room – Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin, Germany, curated by Philippa O’Driscoll & Antonia Stausberg (16 May – 25 August 2013)*
  • Cleaning up, Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York, USA (28 March – 27 April 2013)
  • Virtuosity, A concert with visual artists, Kammermusikaal Berliner Philarmonie, Berlin, Germany, curated by Augustin Maurs (30 April 2013)

2012

  • Don’t Smile. Vom Humor der Kunst, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, curated by Christiane Meyer-Stoll (21 September 2012 – 20 January 2013)*
  • Kabinettstücke, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany, curated by Peter Fries (12 May 2012 – 24 February 2013)*
  • Zuoz 10th Anniversary, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (22 December 2012 – 16 March 2013)
  • Compass, Beacon Art Project, Lincolnshire, England, curated by John Plowman
    (5 – 28 October 2012)
  • A House of Leaves – First Movement, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England, curated by Vincent Honoré (21 September – 16 November 2012)
  • Agency of Unrealized Projects, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany, curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist
    (9 September – 21 October 2012)
  • From the Age of the Poets, Aanant & Zoo, Berlin, Germany, curated by Julian Schindele (8 September – 20 October 2012)*
  • Fountain, ArtFilm, Art43 Basel, Basel, Switzerland, curated by Marc Glöde (June 2012)
  • Invisible, Hayward Gallery, London, England, curated by Ralph Rugoff (11 June – 5 August 2012)*
  • Immaterial Sculpture, Bel Etage Projects, L40 Berlin, Germany, curated by Renata Kaminska
    (26 – 29 April 2012)
  • Simultan, Centre Européen d’Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg, France, curated by Bettina Klein (17 March – 20 May 2012)*
  • KonterFrei – zum Porträt heute, General Public, Berlin, Germany, curated by Raimar Stange
    (3 – 18 March 2012)
  • Who’s afraid of red, yellow and blue?, La Maison Rouge – Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France, curated by David Rosenberg (17 February – 20 May 2012)*
  • An exhibition to hear read, ICA Philadelphia, USA, curated by Mathieu Copeland
    (10 – 19 February 2012)
  • The Poster Show, Galerie Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Germany (21 January – 16 February 2012)
  • Au loin une île, Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, Paris, France, curated by Vanessa Desclaux and Marie Canet (9 January – 11 February 2012)*

2011

  • A Text is a Thing, Galleria Vistamare – Benedetta Spalletti, Pescara, Italy, curated by Alessandro Rabottini and Vincenzo de Bellis (17 December 2011 – 21 February 2012)
  • Incongru. Quand l’art fait rire, Museum of Fine Art, Lausanne, Switzerland, curated by Bernhard Fibicher (8 October 2011 – 15 January 2012)*
  • Au loin une île, Frac Acquitaine, Bordeaux, France, curated by Vanessa Desclaux & Marie Canet (30 September – 18 December 2011)*
  • Kunst und Philosophie, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany, curated by Marcus Steinweg (3 September – 30 October 2011)*
  • A Collection With Stature, Heinz und Marianne Ebers-Stiftung, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Museum Haus Lange, Germany (17 July – 25 September 2011)*
  • Back to the Future, Kunstverein St.Gallen Kunstmuseum, Switzerland, curated by Konrad Bitterli
    (2 July – 30 October 2011)
  • 20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt an Main, Germany, curated by Susanne Gaensheimer (19 June – 9 October 2011)
  • Spiele im Park, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany, curated by Max Hollein and Martin Engler (12 June – 2 October 2011)
  • Studies for an Exhibition, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England, curated by Mathieu Copeland (7 April – 11 June 2011)
  • Bob and Breakfast – Robert Filliou et ses invités, Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, France, curated by François Curlet (13 March – 9 April 2011)
  • Sublimation, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, curated by Rose Bouthillier
    (5 March – 15 May 2011)
  • Noli me Tangere, Van Moerkerke Collection, Ostend, Belgium, curated by Jan Hoet
    (March – September 2011)
  • Watercolour, Tate Britain, London, England (16 February – 21 August 2011)*

2010

  • Sphères 3, Le Moulin-Galleria Continua, Boissy le Châtel, France (23 October 2010 – 1 May 2011)
  • Noli me tangere!, KOLUMBA, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums Köln, Cologne, Germany
    (15 September 2010 – 31 July 2011)
  • Die Natur ruft!, daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany, curated by Ariane Beyn and Raimar Stange
    (30 October – 4 December 2010)
  • More Pricks than Kicks, David Roberts Arts Foundation, London, England, curated by Vincent Honoré (13 October – 18 December 2010)
  • Façade, Artists’ Film Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, curated by Jakob Racek (5 – 10 October 2010)
  • Concrètement, Galerie Hervé Bize, Nancy, France (1 October – 4 December 2010)
  • 25 Jahre Galerie Tschudi, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (27 July – 11 September 2010)
  • Qué hace alguien como tú en un sitio como éste?, Centro de Arte La Regenta, Los Palmas de Canarias, Spain, curated by Beatriz Alonso and Victoria Gil-Delgado (16 July – 29 August 2010)*
  • Next Generation, Kunstverein St.Gallen Kunstmuseum, Switzerland, curated by Konrad Bitterli
    (3 July – 31 October 2010)
  • Täuschend echt. Illusion und Wirklichkeit in der Kunst, Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg, Germany, curated by Bärbel Hedinger (13 February – 24 May 2010)*
  • Louise Lawler, Allan McCollum, Bethan Huws, Galerie Isabella Czarnowska, Berlin
    (5 February – 6 March 2010)

2009

  • Young Ladies, Old Chaps and Some Thai Friends, Galleria SpazioA, Pistoia, Italy, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi (26 September – 21 November 2009)
  • Voids. Eine Retrospektive, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, curated by John Armleder, Laurent Le Bon, Mathieu Copeland, Mai-Thu Perret, Clive Phillpot, Philippe Pirotte and Gustav Metzger
    (13 September – 11 October 2009)*
  • We would like to thank (again) the curators who wish to remain anonymous, Galerie Anne Barrault, Paris, France, curated by Vincent Honoré (20 June – 25 July 2009)
  • The Making of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, curated by Martina Weinhart (29 May – 30 August 2009)*
    elles@centrepompidou, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France, curated by Camille Morineau (27 May 2009 – 21 February 2011)*
  • Spiegel geheimer Wünsche, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
    (25 April – 12 July 2009)*
  • Espèce d’Espace, Yvon Lambert, New York, USA (28 March – 16 May 2009)
  • Vides – Voids, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France, curated by John Armleder, Laurent Lebon, Mathieu Copeland, Laurent Lebon, Mai-Thu Perret, Clive Phillpot, Philippe Pirotte and Gustav Metzger (25 February – 23 March 2009)*

2008

  • Art, Price and Value, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina-Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy, curated by Piroschka Dossi and Franziska Nori (14 November 2008 – 11 January 2009)*
  • The Chocolate Bar, Film in Friesland, The Northern Film Festival, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    (5 – 9 November 2008)
  • Art Word Lovers, Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers
    (31 October – 3 November 2008)
  • Blast from the Past (Part 2), Galerie Hervé Bize, Nancy, France (10 October – 20 December 2008)
    Archeology of Longing, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France, curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy (19 September – 9 November 2008)
  • The Seventh Shangai Biennale 2008, Shangai, China, curated by Zhang Qing, Julian Heynen and Henk Slager (9 September – 16 November 2008)*
  • Noleftovers, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, curated by Philippe Pirotte
    (16 August – 10 September 2008)
  • ArteBregaglia, Bergell, Switzerland, curated by Angelika Affentranger-Kirchtath and Patrizia Guggenheim (5 July – 21 September 2008)*
  • Past – Forward, Zabludowicz Collection, London, England, curated by Vincent Honoré
    (15 May – 3 August 2008)*
  • Full House, Galerie Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland (15 April – 16 May 2008)
  • Le cabinet des merveilles: éternuements de corneilles, pieds d’huître et oeufs de léopard, Galerie d’Art du Conseil Général des Bouches-du-Rhône, Aix-en-Provence, France, curated by Eric Mézil (11 April – 29 May 2008)*
  • The Unfair Fair, 1:1 Projects, Rome, Italy, curated by Cecilia Canziani and Vincent Honoré
    (29 February – 3 March 2008)
  • Néon Bible, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France, curated by Eric Mézil
    (9 February – 18 May 2008)
  • Piss off I’m a Fountain!, Hayward Gallery, London, England, curated by Ralf Rugoff
    (25 January – 13 April 2008)

2007

  • 100 Days=100 Videos, GL. Strand, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers and Johan Holten (21 September 2007 – 27 January 2008)
  • Death Becomes Her, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Temporary Space, Art Basel Miami Beach,
    (5 – 10 December 2007)
  • J’embrasse pas, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France (28 October 2007 – 13 January 2008)
    Temporary Space, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Frieze Art Fair, London, England
    (8 – 13 October 2007)
  • Regards croisés sur les paysages, Parc naturel régional du Vercors, La Halle, Pont-en-Royans, France, curated by Valérie Cudel and Sandrine Martinet (September – December 2007)*
  • Shoeshine, Chocolate Bar and Other Moving Images from the Collection, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands (September – December 2007)
  • Summer Show, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (17 July – 8 September 2007)
  • Learn to Read, Tate Modern, London, England, curated by Vincent Honoré and Maeve Polkinhorn (19 June – 2 September 2007)
  • Fish and Chips, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany, curated by Claus Mewes and Goesta Diercks
    (18 June – 26 August 2007)
  • MARTa schweigt, MARTa Herford, Germany, curated by Jan Hoet and Michael Kröger
    (2 June – 7 October 2007)*
  • vorstellen . formulieren, Sprache als Modell der Wirklichkeit, K3 Project Space, Zürich, Switzerland, curated by Susan Sauter (5 – 20 May 2007)
  • Emerging Wor(l)ds. Tina B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Czech Republic, curated by Marek Tomin and Adam Vackar (June 2007 – June 2008)
  • New Acquisitions – Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain, London, England (May – June 2007)
  • Bookish Relations, Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin, Germany, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers
    (28 April – 29 April 2007)
  • Screening, Karma International, Zürich, Switzerland, curated by Marina Leuenberger and Karolina Dankow (31 March – 5 May 2007)
  • PURE, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA (24 March – 28 April 2007)
  • Critical Mass – 20 Years Foundation Kunsthalle, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, curated by Philippe Pirotte (23 March – 20 May 2007)*
  • Lines, squares and cubes, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Germany (22 March – 20 May 2007)
  • Inky Toy Affinitas, Cerealart Project Room, Philadelphia, USA, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers (16 February – 14 March 2007)

2006

  • 100 Days=100 Videos, Kunstverein Heidelberg, Germany, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers and Johan Holten (2 December 2006 – 14 January 2007)
  • Winter Show, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (22 December 2006 – 10 March 2007)
  • Detail(s), Kunsthalle Kino Basel, Switzerland, curated by Maja Naef (24 October 2006)
  • Beyond Cinema: The Art of Projection, Kino Arsenal, Berlin, Germany, programme by Stan Douglas, Christopher Eamon, Marc Glöde, Ariane Beyn and Stephanie Schulte Strahaus
    (14 October 2006)
  • DI-SEGNI, Studio Trisorio, Naples & Rome, Italy, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi
    (27 September – 25 November 2006)
  • Cacao & Co, Musée de Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland, curated by Justine Moeckli
    (19 September – 29 October 2006)
  • Summer Show, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (22 July – 2 September 2006)
  • Cherchez le bois, Monsieur Tschudi, pour moi!, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland.
    (28 May – 13 August 2006)
  • Textual Works, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, USA, curated by Sandra Percival
    (19 May – 24 June 2006)
  • Mental Image, Kunstverein St.Gallen Kunstmuseum, Switzerland, curated by Konrad Bitterli
    (8 April – 14 May 2006)

2005

  • Winter Show, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (22 December 2005 – 11 March 2006)
  • A Brief History of Invisible Art, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA, curated by Ralph Rugoff (30 November 2005 – 21 February 2006)*
  • Brought to Light, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales, curated by Martin Barlow
    (19 November 2005 – 7 January 2006)*
  • Summer Show, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (19 July – 17 September 2005)
  • ERYRI – A Sense of Place, Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery, Bangor, Wales
    (6 June – 3 September 2005)
  • Kunst in Schokolade / Chocolate Art, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, curated by Kasper König (17 March – 19 June 2005)*
  • Over & Over, Again & Again, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania, curated by Hannah Firth (22 January – 13 March 2005)*

2004

  • Spread in Prato 2004, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi (20 October 2004)*
  • Hauptwerke der Sammlung, Kolumba, Erzbischöfliches Diözesanmuseum, Cologne, Germany (October – December 2004)
  • Summer Show, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland (6 July – 16 October 2004)
  • Ich will, dass Du mir glaubst!, 9. Triennale Kleinplastisk Fellbach, Stuttgart, Germany, curated by Jean-Christophe Ammann (26 June – 26 September 2004)*
  • Commotion: Congregation Artists’ Film, Picture This Moving Image, Bristol, England
    (23 May 2004)

2003

  • Further: Wales at the 50th Venice Biennale 2003, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales
    (6 December 2003 – 17 January 2004); Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales (21 February – 12 May 2004); National Museums and Galleries, Cardiff, Wales (29 May – 5 September 2004)*
  • ION ON, ArtFilm, Art34 Basel, Switzerland, curated by Annina Zimmermann
    (17 – 22 June 2003)
  • ION ON, Wales at the 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, curated by Michael Nixon and Patricia Fleming (12, 13 and 14 June 2003)*
  • The Translator’s Notes, Cafe Gallery, London, England, curated by Irene Amore (26 March – 20 April 2003); N.N., Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Germany (31 January – 15 March 2003)
  • Celebrate/Dathlu, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Wales (18 January – 8 March 2003)*

2002

  • On Paper 1, Galerie Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland (22 November 2002 – 10 January 2003)
  • The Museum, the Collection, the Director and his Loves / Das Museum, die Sammlung, der Direktor und seine Liebschaften, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, curated by Udo Kittelmann (15 September 2002 – 16 March 2003)*
  • Regarder la mer, repenser le monde, Le Grande Café, Saint Nazaire, France, curated by Sophie Legrandjacques (29 June – 13 October 2002)
  • Startkapital, K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany, curated by Julian Heynen (19 April – 8 September 2002)*
  • Räume, Galerie Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland (6 April – 18 May 2002)
  • House Party, la mia normalità, la tua follia, Blodo, Florence, Italy, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi
    (5 April 2002)
  • Basics, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, curated by Bernhard Fibicher (23 March – 28 April 2002)*
  • Zeitmaschine – Time Machine, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland, curated by Hans Rudolf Reust (22 March – 21 July 2002)

2001

  • Self/Portrait, National Museums and Galleries of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
    (18 October – 2 December 2001); R, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Germany (8 September – 20 October 2001)
  • Ohne Zögern / Without Hesitation, Sammlung Thomas Olbricht, Neues Museum Weserburg and Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany (3 June – 16 September 2001)*
  • Kleine Paradiese, im Gutspark Böckel, Garten­_Landschaft OstwestfalenLippe, Germany, curated by Thomas Kellein (June – September 2001)

2000

  • Finale de Partita – End Game – Fin de Partie, organised by Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Institut français, Florence, Italy, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi (16 December 2000 – 20 January 2001)*
  • The Idea of North, City Arts Gallery, Leeds, England, curated by Nigel Walsh
    (19 October 2000 – 7 January 2001)
  • Wunsch und Erinnerung – Mixing Memory and Desire, Neues Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland, curated by Ulrich Loock (20 June – 24 September 2000)*
  • New Acquisitions: Work on Paper, Henry Moore Institute, City Arts Gallery, Leeds, England, curated by Penelope Curtis (25 May – 27 August 2000)
  • Afon:River, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales, curated by Martin Barlow
    (20 May – 8 July 2000)

1999

  • Am Horizont, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany, curated by Julian Heynen
    (21 November 1999 – 27 February 2000)*
  • Forget about the ball and keep playing, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    (21 October 1999 – 9 January 2000)*
  • Drawings, Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York, USA (9 September – 16 October 1999)
  • SuperStructure, Centre for Visual Arts, Cardiff, Wales, curated by Alex Farquharson, Catherine Baum and Bruce Haines (4 September – 7 November 1999)
  • Harlech Art Biennale 3, Harlech, Wales (31 July – 21 August 1999)
  • Ex-Tension, Het Domein Museum, Sittard, The Netherlands, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi
    (10 July – 29 August 1999)

1998

  • 7. Triennale Kleinplastik, Südwest LB Forum, Stuttgart, Germany, curated by Werner Meyer
    (17 October 1998 – 17 January 1999)*
  • Clean Slate, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, curated by Wayne Tunnicliffe
    (30 August – 27 September 1998)
  • Wahlverwandtschaften, Art&Appenzell, Appenzell, Switzerland, curated by Christoph Schenker
    (16 August – 18 October 1998)*
  • Ethno-Antics, Nordiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, curated by Lynne Cooke
    (16 August – 24 September 1998)*
  • New Art from Britain, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria, curated by Peter Murray
    (27 June – 3 October 1998)*
  • llath-yard, Centre for Research in Fine Art, Cardiff, Wales, curated by Melanie Jackson
    (2 – 28 June 1998)
  • Voice Over: Sound and Vision in Current Art, a National Touring Exhibition organised by the Hayward Gallery, curated by Michael Archer and Greg Hilty; travelled to Arnolfini Galleries, Bristol, England (31 January – 22 March 1998); Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, England (4 April – 17 May 1998); Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham, England (12 September – 1 November 1998)*

1997

  • Pictura Britannica: Art from Britain, a touring exhibition from The British Council, curated by Bernice Murphy; travelled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (22 August – 30 November 1997); Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia (19 December 1997 – 1 February 1998); City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (27 February – 26 April 1998)*
    été 97, Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
    (26 September – 13 December 1997)
  • At the Threshold of the Visible: Minuscule and Small-Scale Art, 1964–1996, an Independent Curators International exhibition, New York, curated by Ralph Rugoff; travelled to Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA (30 August – 26 October 1997); The Maryland Institute College of Art, Decker Meyerhoff Galleries, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (15 November – 15 December 1997); Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (28 January – 12 April 1998); Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada (2 May – 28 June 1998); Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA (11 July – 16 August 1998); Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington, USA (17 October – 12 December 1998); Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (10 April – 13 June 1999); Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California, USA (24 July – 10 October 1999)*
  • Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1997, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany, curated by Kasper König (22 June – 28 September 1997)*
  • Niemandsland, Museum Haus Lange – Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany, curated by Julian Heynen (8 June – 17 August 1997)
  • Résonances, Galerie Art’o, Aubervilliers, France, curated by Elvan Zabunyan
    (30 May – 4 July 1997)*
  • sehfahrt, Altonaer Museum, Hamburg, Germany, curated by Michael Diers
    (12 February – 6 April 1997)*

1996

  • Life/Live, ARC Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France, curated by Laurence Bossé, Hans Ulrich Obrist (5 October 1996 – 5 January 1997); travelled to Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal (23 January – 21 April 1997)*; Kunststiftung Sabine Schwenk, Haigerloch, Germany (July – October 1996
  • Private View, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, England, curated by Penelope Curtis and Veit Görner (4 May – 28 July 1996)*

1995

  • Galerie Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland (1 December 1995 – 12 January 1996)
  • Uscita di sicurezza, IX Edizione Rassegna d’Arte Contemporanea, Castel San Pietro Terme, Italy, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi (8 September – 1 October 1995)*
  • Insomnie, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, France, curated by Denys Zacharopoulos
    (8 July – 10 September 1995)*

1994

  • Welt-Moral, Kunsthalle Basel, Swizertland, curated by Thomas Kellein (30 April – 31 July 1994)*

1993

  • On taking a normal situation and retranslating it into overlapping and multiple readings of conditions past and present, Antwerpen 93, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium, curated by Yves Aupetitallot, Iwona Blazwick, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
    (19 September – 28 November 1993)*
  • De la main à la tête, l’objet théorique, Domaine de Kerguehennec, France, curated by Denys Zacharopoulos (1 May – 19 September 1993)*

1992

  • Oh! Cet écho!, Centre Cultural Suisse, Paris, France, curated by Bice Curiger, Bernard Marcadé and Hans Ulrich Obrist (19 September – 1 November 1992)*
  • Mixed Doubles – Gemischtes Doppel, an exhibition by EA-Generali Foundation in cooperation with the Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria, curated by Hildegund Amanshauser, Helmut Draxler, Kasper König and Kristian Sotriffer (19 August – 20 September 1992)*

1990

  • The British Art Show 1990, a South Bank Centre Touring Exhibition, curated by Caroline Collier, Andrew Nairne, David Ward; travelled to McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Scotland (24 January – 11 March 1990); Leeds City Art Gallery, England (30 March – 20 May 1990); Hayward Gallery, London, England (14 June – 12 August 1990)*

1989

  • Les Grâces de la Nature, Sixième Ateliers Internationaux des Pays de la Loire, Clisson, France, curated by Jean-Francois Taddei and Mario Toran (22 October – 17 December 1989)*

1988

  • Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, England (12 July – 7 August 1988)
  • Royal College of Art, Queens Gate, London, England (1 – 11 June 1988)
  • 56–57 Rivington Street, London, England (March – April 1988)

1987

  • London Artschools in Brussels, Institut Sainte Marie, Brussels, Belgium
    (19 December – 10 January 1988)*
  • Royal College of Art, Queens Gate, London, England (February – May 1987)

* Publications


PUBLICATION

2015

  • Bethan Huws: Forest, Texts by Carmela Thiele, Lars Blunck, Hans Rudolf Reust / Edited by Dieter Association, Paris, Published by Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. Verlag der Buchhandlung / Walther König, Köln.

2014

  • Bethan Huws: Research Notes 1999-2014, artist book, Published by Dieter Association Paris with the support of Berliner Künstlerprogramm/ DAAD, Berlin, Germany, Kunstmuserm Bern, Switzerland and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany.

2011

  • Bethan Huws: Reading Duchamp, exh. cat., Labor Berlin / Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. Texts by Bethan Huws. Published by Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany.
  • Bethan Huws: Films, exh. cat., BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna. Texts by Christine Kintisch and Marcus Steinweg. Published by BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna, Austria and Dieter Association Paris, France.

2010

  • Bethan Huws. Il est comme un saint dans sa niche: Il ne bouge pas, exh. cat., Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover; daadgalerie, Berlin. Texts by Ariane Beyn / Veit Görner, Kristin Schrader and Julian Heynen, with an interview by Ariane Beyn / Kristin Schrader. Published by Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover, Germany, Berliner Künstlerprogramm/ DAAD, Berlin, Germany, Dieter Association Paris, France and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany.

2009

  • Bethan Huws: Fountain, exh. cat., Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto. Texts by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Ulrich Loock and Vincent Honoré. Published by Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal.

2006

  • Bethan Huws: B.A.C.A. 2006 Award, exh. cat., Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht; Kunstverein St.Gallen Kunstmuseum. Texts by Konrad Bitterli, Maja Naef, Julian Heynen / Bethan Huws. Published by Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands, Kunstverein St.Gallen Kunstmuseum, Switzerland and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany.

2005

  • Bethan Huws: Singing to the Sea. Texts by Michael Archer, Iwona Blazwick, Bethan Huws, Ulrich Loock, Pier Luigi Tazzi, with an interview by James Lingwood. Edited and published by Dieter Association Paris, France and Artangel, London, England.

2003

  • Bethan Huws: Selected Textual Works 1991–2003. Texts by Penelope Curtis, Emma Dexter, Ulrike Groos, Julian Heynen, Bethan Huws, Kasper König, Ulrich Loock, Hans Rudolf Reust, Hubert Salden, Gregory Salzman and Christoph Schenker. Edited by Dieter Association Paris. Published by Dieter Association Paris, France, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany

1998

  • Bethan Huws: Watercolours, exh. cat., Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld; Kunstmuseum Bern; Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno. Texts by Josef Helfenstein, Julian Heynen, Ulrich Loock. Edited by Julian Heynen. Published by Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Krefeld, Germany.

1991

  • Bethan Huws: Works 1987–1991. Texts by Emma Dexter, Bethan Huws, Ulrich Loock, with an interview by James Lingwood. Edited by Ulrich Loock. Published by Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland and ICA, London, England.

AWARDS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • 2007–2008 DAAD Artist-in-Residence, Berlin, Germany
  • 2006 B.A.C.A. Biennial Award for Contemporary Art, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • 2004 Ludwig Gies-Preis für Kleinplastik der LETTER Stiftung, Cologne, Germany
  • 1999–2000 The Henry Moore Sculpture Fellowship, The British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
  • 1998 Kunstpreis der Adolf-Luther-Stiftung, Krefeld, Germany