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David Shrigley (1968 – Present) was born 17th September 1968 in Macclesfield, Cheshire, and grew up in Oadby, Leicestershire. He took the Art and Design Foundation course at Leicester Polytechnic in 1987, moving on to study environmental art at Glasgow School of Art in 1988, where he remained until 1991. During his studies, Shrigley worked as a gallery guide at the CCA in Glasgow.
Shrigley has had several notable solo exhibitions for his iconic visual art including David Shrigley at Dundee Contemporary Arts (2006), Everything Must Have a Name at the Malmo Konsthall in Sweden (2007), exhibiting at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead (2008), at the Museum Ludwig in Cologne (2008), New Powers at the Kunsthalle Mainze in Germany (2009), at the Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow (2010) and Animate at the Turku Art Museum in Finland (2011). In 2016, Shrigley’s work was part of a British Council touring exhibition. In the same month, he was showcased in the Liverpool Provocations event. Shrigley was nominated for the 2013 Turner Prize and awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours List 2020. Shrigley is collected by the Stephen Friedman Gallery, Anton Kern Gallery (New York), the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Tate, London and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, among other institutions.