NAME  Lawrence James Bailey

WEBSITE  www.lawrencejamesbailey.com

DATE OF BIRTH 15/02/1976

PLACE OF BIRTH Stoke-on-Trent, U.K

PLACE OF CURRENT RESIDENCE Amsterdam, The Netherlands


1999-2001 De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL

1995-1998 BA Fine Art, Hull School of Art, University of Humberside, U.K

1994-1995 Foundation Studies in Art and Design, Staffordshire University, U.K


2023 Rambling in Arcadia (with Sjaak Kooij), Galerie Bart, Amsterdam, NL

2020 The Unofficial Bastard Countryside Tour, Galerie Bart, Amsterdam, NL

2019 Around the Corner (Duo Exhibition with Jeppe Lauge), Galerie Bart Amsterdam, NL

2017 Individual artist presentation at This Art Fair, Beurs van Beurlage, Amsterdam, NL

2017 A Miracle Will Happen (Duo Exhibition with Frans van Tartwijk), Galerie Bart Nijmegen, NL

2015 The Gates Open, Art West Open Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL

2008 The In and The Out, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam, NL 

2005 Shapshifters and Working Wear, Deiska, Amsterdam, NL

2004 Cluedo, Deiska, Amsterdam, NL

2001 Traveling Stage Show, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL 


2023 Orange Mon Ange d’Orage, NL44, Gent, Belgium

2023 Tekenkabinet XI, Projectruimte BMB, Amsterdam, NL

2022 Indecent Exposure - Exposed and Unconcious, BG Gallery, Santa Monica, USA

2020 Big Art, Zaandam, NL

2020 Tekenkabinet XS, Amstel Park, Amsterdam, NL

2020 Drawing Room Art Fair (with Galerie Bart), Madrid, Spain

2019 Nasty Women, de Balie, Amsterdam, NL

2019 Art The Hague (with Popinnart collective), Den Haag, NL

2019 Boekenkunst, Kunsthal 45, Den Helder, NL

2019 Rijswijk Textile Biennial, Museum Rijswijk, NL

2019 Tekenkabinet 7, Tekenkabinet, Amsterdam, NL

2018 Graphicall, 4BidGallery, Amsterdam, NL

2018 Brownfield Research Center, AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

2018 Tekenkabinet 6, Tekenkabinet, Amsterdam, NL

2017 Boxshop, OT301, Amsterdam, NL

2015 Art West, De Hallen, Amsterdam, NL

2014 Survival Kit 6/Utopian City, Latvian Center For Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia

2013 Van Perskamer tot Kunstpaleis, The Times, Amsterdam, NL

2012 Ruilen, Mediamatic Fabriek, Amsterdam, NL (as part of Deiska collection)

2011 Edits, Central Station Amsterdam, NL

2010 Mate(r)ealties, Hirsch building, Amsterdam, NL

2010 The Keys, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam, NL

2010 Sneak Preview, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam, NL

2010 Deiska: The Complete Collection, Rozengracht, Amsterdam, NL

2009 Meet and Greet, Taets Art Gallery, Zaandam, NL

2009 Arti09, Den Haag, NL

2008 Escape, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam, NL

2008 In Between, Deiska, Amsterdam, NL

2006 Arti06, Den Haag, NL

2006 Adventures in Geology, Deiska, Amsterdam, NL

2006 Coincidence or Wellplanned, Deiska, Amsterdam, NL

2004 Stuft, Red Gallery, Hull, UK

2004 Uitgelicht 04, Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, NL

2003 Site Specific, Deiska, Amsterdam, NL

2003 Hunting Lodge, Consortium, Amsterdam, NL

2003 Alienation in Progress, Deiska, Amsterdam, NL

2002 Early Works, de Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL 

2001 End Presentation, de Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL

2000 Elly And The Microwave, de Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL

1999 Bad Sense of Humour, Bond Gallery, Birmingham, UK

1999 Red Shop, Red Gallery, Hull, UK

1999 Red Group Show, Red Gallery, Hull, UK

1998 12th Stoke Open, City of Stoke-on-Trent Museum and Art Gallery, UK

1998 The Independents, Quay Art, Hull, UK

1998 End Presentation, Hull School of Art, UK

1997 Spitting Pips, Hull Fruit Market, Hull, U.K

1995 End presentation, Staffordshire University, UK


2020 Residency at AIR Guiniguada, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

2018 Presentation of handmade books at Unlock Book Fair, Amsterdam, NL

2016 Winner, Wonderlust photo competition, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL

2014 Presentation of work and talk, part of A.G.A Jubilee event, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

2013-2014 Advisory board (creative advisory), Orange Tea Theatre, Amsterdam

2013-2014 Production Designer for Orange Tea Theatre, Amsterdam

2010-2013 Production Design for InPlayers Drama Group, Amsterdam

2010 Stage design for Johan Goossen's Cabaret stage show

2009 Artist talk, Taets Art Gallery, Zaandam, NL

2008 Artist talk, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam

2006 Residency at Chris Evans' Existentialist Retreat, Westpoort, Amsterdam, NL

2006-2007 Illustrator for Volumes 1 & 2 of The BHF Book Of Horror

2005-2006 Illustrations for The End Is Nigh magazine (Issues 2 & 3)

2003-2004 Voluntary work at Consortium project space, Amsterdam 

2003 Contributed text to Rita McBride’s MYWAYS publication

2002 Received Fonds BKVB, startstipendium

1998 Winner of Public Prize, 12th Stoke Open, City of Stoke-on-Trent Museum and Art Gallery, UK

1998-1999 Central in the development and running of the Red Gallery, Hull, UK


2015 Online article http://www.failedarchitecture.com/amsterdams-former-totems-of-dissent/

2014 Online article http://ssba-salon.nl/#!/beeldende-kunst/locals-lawrence-james-bailey

2014 Catalogue, Survival Kit 6/Utopian City, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art

2013 Online article http://hart.amsterdammuseum.nl/66045/nl/lawrence-james-bailey

2012 EDITS Exhibition catalogue

2011 Online article, http://verylikely.tumblr.com/post/3079840490/04-lawrence-james-bailey

2010 NRC Next, 29 September "Antikraak in een zwembad"

2010 Catalogue, The Keys Project

2009 Van prive naar publiek , Edited by Marty Bax, published by Accenture.

2008 N.A.P, jaargang 2, nummer 4 "Ruilhandel"2006 Myways, in collaboration with M.M.M. Vos/R. McBride

2004 Amsterdam Echo, 5 May "Exploitatie culturele woestenij in Zuidoost"

2004 Het Parool, 10 May "Het valt niet mee om aandacht te trekken op de Kunstvlaai"

2004 Blue Tuesdays: De Ateliers 1963-2003, De Ateliers, Amsterdam2004 Catalogue, Uitgelicht 4, Fonds BKVB

2002 Catalogue, Early Works, De Ateliers


Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam

Europol, The Hague. NL

Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam 

Amsterdams Grafische Atelier (A.G.A), Amsterdam

CBK Amsterdam

Deiska, Amsterdam

Hotel WOW, Amsterdam

De Ateliers, Amsterdam