Biography

 

BORN  
Whalley, Lancashire, UK 1966

EDUCATION
1985 – 1988   
Exeter College of Art & Design, Devon, UK – BAa in Graphic Design/photography. (First Class Honours)

1984 – 1985   
Preston Polytechnic, Lancashire, UK – Art & Design Foundation course.

CAREER
2005 – 2015  
Working as Artist/Designer.

1991 – 2005
Working as freelance Photographic Illustrator.

1990 – 1991  
Travelling the world.

1988 – 1990  
Photographic Assistant, London,UK.

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS
1995-2005   Visiting lecturer at Plymouth University Photography Department.

EXHIBITIONS

2015  Tools of the Trade - The Wellcome Trust, London

2015  Favoris - Moustache, Paris
2015  Envelope – Group show at Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University,UK.
2014  Play – Solo exhibition at Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Paris.
2013  Design Miami / Basel – Carpenters Workshop Gallery, (Spectacle Mk2)
2013  Glasstress – White Light White Heat – 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, Italy.
2013  God Is In The Detail – Victoria & Albert Museum, London Design Festival.
2012  Ember – Project for Abu Dhabi Art (UAE), working with local craft artisans.
2012  Hackney House – Showcase of East London design talent.
2012  Mixed Media – Haunch of Venison Gallery, London.
2011  Grandmateria II – Gallery Libby Sellers, London.
2011  Object d’Art – Gallery Seomi, Seoul, S.Korea.
2011  This Is Design – Design Museum London.
2011  Plastic Lemons – Spring Projects, London.
2011  Igloo – Howarth Art Gallery ( Re-visit ), Accrington, UK.
2010  Framed – installation at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London Design Festival.
2010  Freak Show : Helmrindknecht Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2010  Let’s Dance : Musee d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Paris.
2009  Found : solo show at Haunch of Venison gallery, London
2009  Mythologies : Haunch of Venison gallery, London
2008  Second Lives : Mixing the Ordinary - Museum of Arts & Design, New York
2008  From Now To Eternity - exhibition organized by Arts Co, Biscuit Building, London
2008  The Birds, Bats & Bees – Charity auction organized by Arts Co for Adventure Ecology.
2008  Icon Experiment – Grand Designs Live London, Excel London.
2008  Phillips de Pury - Design Auction, London.
2008  Bombay Sapphire Glass Prize – Salone Del Mobile, My Own Gallery, Milan, Italy.
2007  Design Miami - Florida, USA – Gallery Libby Sellers & performance, Drop chandelier.
2007  The Hub - Sleaford, Lincolnshire, UK – Contemporary Lighting.
2007  The Lighthouse - the Review Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
2007  The Bridge Art Fair - The Trafalgar Hotel, London
2007  Trash Luxe - Liberty store, London
2007  Grandmateria - Gallery Libby Sellers,1-5 Exhibition Road, London.
2007  Deptford Market Design Challenge - Royal Festival Hall, London.
2007  Says The Junk In The Yard - Flowers East Gallery, London.
2007  Design Contre Design - Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France.
2007  Objet D' Art - Alexia Goethe Gallery, London.
2007  Aladdin - Toolsgalerie, Paris.
2007  Incidental Collections - Aram Gallery, London.
2007  Modern Ground Exhibition - 242 Brompton Road, London.
2006   Dover Street Market - London - Spectacle installation.
2006  Tokyo Tide - Japan.
2006   Dover Street Market - London - Aladdin installation.
2006  Design Museum London - Installation of Twentytwenty as part of Design Mart.
2006  Anstoss Berlin Kunst macht Welt - Haus am Waldsee,Berlin, Germany .
2006  Cibone Gallery - Tokyo, Japan.
2006  Cassina Showroom - Paris, displayed Tide, Millennium and Disposable chandeliers.
2006  Scraps Only - Toolsgalerie, Paris.
2005  Twinkle Twinkle - British Council Lighting Exhibition, Barnsley Design Centre, S.Yorkshire England.
2005  Dover Street Market - London - installation of ‘Tide’ chandelier.
2005  Designersblock - London, as part of the London Design Festival.

AWARDS
2009  Wallpaper Courvoisier Award – nominee
2009  Jerwood Contemporary Makers – shortlisted
2009  Rosemount Taste Award – shortlisted
2008  British Design Awards ( Elle Decor ) - New Designer Award.
2008  Bombay Sapphire Glass Prize – shortlisted for Aladdin.
2007  Elle Décor ( Italy – No.12 ) - Best Design for OPTICAL.
2007  Arena Magazine – ‘ Man of the Year ‘ award for Design.
2007  Wallpaper Magazine - winner of Best Breakthrough Designer.
2005  Designboom - shortlisted in Re-Cycle / Re-Think category for Millennium & Shadey Family lighting.

COLLECTIONS
Design Museum, London,UK – Twenty Twenty
Lincoln Museum, Usher Gallery, UK – Tide (clear,1.0m)
Museum of Art & Design (MAD), New York, USA - Spectacle
Craig Robins Collection, Miami, USA - Tide & Drop
David Roberts Collection, London, UK - Spectacle

 

COMMISSIONS / PROJECTS
2014  Comet – Coca Cola HQ, Wimpole Street, London, UK
2013  Artists Make Pub Signs – The Space In Between gallery, London.
2013  Optical – Land Securities, 62 Buckingham Gate, Victoria, London, UK
2012  Ember – Abu Dhabi Art, Saadiyat Island, UAE.
2012  Strand – University College Hospital, MacMillan Cancer Centre, London UK
2012  Temple Tip Bower – WWF Pandamonium2 auction, London UK
2011  Igloo  – Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington,UK
2010  Framed – Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
2009  Tutu – Jerwood Dance House, Ipswich, UK
2008  Chaya Restaurant – Downtown Los Angeles, USA
2008  The Birds, Bats & Bees – ArtsCo, Auction at Phillips de Pury, London, UK
2008  Selfridges – Storm Project, London, UK
2007  Habitat  – Cheltenham, product installation at new flagship store.
2007  Deptford Design Market Challenge – London Design Festival, London, UK
2007  Vogue Nippon – Childrens ‘Night Light’ for UNICEF charity auction, Tokyo, Japan
2006  London Design Museum – Lighting commission, TwentyTwenty.
2006  Make-up Artists Cosmetics (MAC) – Lighting installation ‘Cosmic Burst’ for NY and LA flagship stores.

 

Stuart Haygarth is represented by Carpenters Workshop Gallery. London. Paris. New York