Lives and works in London: jr@boakye-yiadom.com

Education

2008 . Post Graduate Diploma, Royal Academy Schools, London, UK 

2005 . BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting) Winchester School of Art, Winchester, UK

Solo Exhibitions

2019 . Solo Presentations 2019, Jerwood Visual Arts, London, UK (other artists Kitty Clark and Sofia Mitsola)

2018 . Before: Adaptive Rhythm, Black Tower Projects, London, UK 

2014 . 4minutes 6 of Conversation, Naming Rights, London, UK 

2014 . Plantain Drop, FORT Gallery, London, UK

2010 . Misguided Warrior, Squid & Tabernacle, London, UK 

2009 . backwash, Gallery Primo Alonso, London, UK 

Group Exhibitions

2018/19 . Michael Jackson: On The Wall, Paris Grand Palais, Paris, France

2018 . Michael Jackson: On The Wall, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

. Cuchifritos Gallery & Project Space, New York, USA

. The Sonic Cosmologies of Halim El-Dabh, Dak’Art Biennale, Dakar, Senegal

. V22 Young London, V22, London UK 

. The Toast, New Art Project, London UK

. Fashion Arts Commission 2017/18 Exhibition, Christies, London, UK 

2017 . Naming Rights at Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK 

. Untitled Art and The conditions of our time, New Art Exchange, Nottingham Uk 

. cmYk, Five Years, London, UK 

2016 . NOW, NOW!, UAL Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

2015 . The Chimurenga Library, The Showroom, London, UK

. KA-BOOM, Schloss Wiesen, Frankfurt, Germany


2013 . Balls To the Wall, Dodge Gallery, New York, USA 

2011 . Restrike, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London, UK 

. Peacock Trousers, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK

2010 . THIS IS ENGLAND, UNO + UNO, Via Ausonio, Milano, Italy  

. LIKE LOVE PART ONE & TWO + ACTION, Bluecoats, Liverpool, UK 

Performances & Screenings

2018 . Before: Adaptive Rhythm, live performance with Niall Bert Verso, Black Tower Projects, London, UK

. Before: Adaptive Rhythm, Art Licks weekend, w/Rosie Bergonzi, Black Tower Projects, London, UK

2017 . I’m Gonna Love You A Little M-O-R-E baby, V22 Louise House, London,UK (collab w/ Ima-Abasi Okon)

. I’m Gonna Love You A Little M-O-R-E baby, Five Years, London, UK (collaboration w/ Ima-AbasiOkon)

. Intimate Trespass, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

. Sounding In Sounding Out, Spike Island, Bristol, UK

. Critical Contemplation, Tate Modern, London, UK

2016 . Sonorous, (Network 11 & Art Assassins),South London Gallery, London, UK

. Art Assassins & Network 11 (as member of Network 11), Reading Room, Frieze Art Fair, London,UK

. 4minutes 6 of Conversation, V22 Louise House, London, UK( with Drummer Geo)

. Electronic Voice Phenomena, Edingburgh Book Festival, UK

. Electronic Voice Phenomena, The Bluecoats, Liverpool, UK

. Electronic Voice Phenomena, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK

. Disordered & Reconsidered, 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, London, UK

. An Evening with Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, ArtsAdmin, London, Uk 

2016 . The Chimurenga Library, Pan African Space Station (Pass the Mic) broadcasts, The Showroom, UK

2015 . In conversation with Louis Chude-Sokei, Cubitt Gallery, London, UK (self organised)

Awards

2017 . CFA Creative Fashion Arts Commission 2017, BFC Fashion Arts Foundation/ Royal Academy Schools

. Jerwood Visual Arts Bursary

2015 . Chimurenga Library commission from curators Hansi Momodu-Gordon and Amanprit Sandu

2008 . Patricia Harding Sculpture Prize

2007 . Vincent Harris Prize 

2005 . R K and Burt Paper Prize

Residencies 

2019 . Vila Lena, Tuscany, Italy

2018 . Black Tower Projects, London, UK 

2016 . 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, London, UK

2009 . Gallery Primo Alonso, London, UK 

Press & Publication 

2017 . Naming Rights at Thomas Dane Gallery 2017,ISBN 978-1-9998049-0-9 

2016 . Emerging artist you’d most like to collect, by Courtney Martin, Christies Magazine

. Contemporary And (C&), Print Edition No.5, Interview with Hansi Momodu- Gordon pp. 44-46

. NOW NOW! in more than one place, published by INIVA & UAL

2011 . Reviews, Frieze Magazine UK, Issue 143, p.140

2010 . Heavenly Creatures, Published by ARTNESIA & MTA Digital 

2009 . Review, Art World Magazine, Issue 9, p.22

2008 . Student Shows Review, Art World Magazine, Issue 6, p.114

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