1991-92               Foundation: Middlesex Polytechnic

1992-95               Goldsmiths College BA (Hons) Fine Art

2020-present    HEA membership




Skin Deep, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Lissone, Italy


ALEXIS HARDING: 60 paintings Survey Exhibition, Watson Farley & Williams, curated by Coombs Contemporary


Passing Through: small selected works 2008-2018, Peninsular project space, Singapore


Stirrings Still: Luca Tommasi, Milan (catalogue)


Alexis Harding, H2M-Espace d’art contemporain, Bourg-en-Bresse, France


Alexis Harding In Progress: Nunnery Gallery, London


Fill Line, Platform A Gallery, Middlesborough, UK

Long Room Drying Depot, Two Rooms Gallery, New Zealand

Substance and Accident, Mummery + Schnelle, London


Tondos and Bi-Products, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

Clockwise Stoppages, Gallerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart


Bi-product Depositories, Mummery + Schnelle, London

Broken Lines, Galleria Marabini, Milan


Depthplunge, Mummery + Schnelle, London


Twisting True, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin (catalogue)

Alexis Harding: New Paintings, Verein allerArt, Bludenz, Austria


Alexis Harding Paintings, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan


Painting by the skin of your eyes, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London (catalogue)


Skins, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin (catalogue)

Alexis Harding: Galerie Katharina Krohn, Basel


Alexis Harding: New Paintings, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon


New Paintings: Andrew Mummery Gallery, London


Alexis Harding Solo Show, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London (catalogue)

Banjaxed! Rubicon Gallery, Dublin


Project Room, Galerij S65, Aalst, Belgium




Cuts, Matthiesen Gallery, London (curated by Alexis Harding)

Royal Academy Autumn Show, London


Skin Deep: Alexis Harding, Daniel Sturgis, Sean Cannaghan. Antonella Cattani, Bolzano, Italy

Tribute to Leonardo, Luca Tommasi, Milan

Fully Awake 4.6, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

Stairway to Heaven, Watson Farley & Williams, Curated by Coombs Contemporary

Substantifs, Arthouse1 gallery, London


Premio Lissone, ‘Premio MAC’, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Lissone, Italy

FLOW, OBS Gallery, Kent

Surfaced:  painting and materiality in the screen environment, Thames Side Studio, London


The Extended Field: Mark Francis and Alexis Harding, Luca Tommasi, Milan

Show us your Process, House Of St Barnabas, Soho, London

In Abstracto: Summer Group Show, Luca Tommasi, Milan


Drying Depot: Group Show selected by Alexis Harding. Trinity Buoy Wharf, London

Summer Show: Luca Tommasi, Milan

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Charlie Smith Gallery, London


Robert Combas and Alexis Harding, H2M-Espace d’art contemporain, Bourg-en-Bresse, France

Forgetting the Future: Entropy in the reflective age, Torrance Art Museum, CA, US

Tondo Time, UEL Gallery, selected by Alexis Harding

Remember, St John church, Bethnal Green, London

Fall of the Rebel Angels, Venice

White Out, Eagle Gallery, London

Contemporary British Abstraction, SE9 Container Gallery, London

Borderline (beyond a rationale aesthetic) C&C Gallery, London

Real Painting, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

Playpaint, Thames Side Gallery, Woolwich, London


Somewhat Abstract: Nottingham Contemporary, UK, curated by Alex Farquarson

Royal Academy Summer Show 2014, UK

Faszination Fabre, Kunthaus Fursten Feldbruck, Germany

(detail) H project Space, Bangkok, Transition Gallery, London, Usher Gallery, Lincoln

Colour: Move! Galerie Renate Bender, Munich

L.A-London, Mind the Gap, Autonomie Gallery, L.A

Student/Tutor Survey East London, The Miller, London

Straddle the line, APT, London

Group Show: Mummery+Schnelle Gallery, London


Painting Two: Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand


Painting: Pulled, Stretched, Revealed, SumarriaLunn Gallery, London

Turps Banana, Vigo Gallery, London

Royal Academy Summer Show, Royal Academy, London

1/2 Cut, The Lion and Lamb, London

Solo presentation with Gallerie Hollenbach at The Solo Project, Basel

Malerie: Painting as object. Transition Gallery, London, touring to Newcastle


Royal Academy Summer show, London

What If It’s All True, What Then?, Mummery + Schnelle, London

Model Vs Reality, Fold Gallery, London, selected by Alexis Harding

Absorbency Retreat, AVA Gallery, University of East London, London (curated by Alexis Harding)

Material Worlds: Contemporary Art Society Auction, Victoria House, London


Non-identical abstraction engine, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles

LAYERS, RETROSPECTIVE, John Moores Painting Prize Show, Seongnam Art Centre Cube Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

Solo presentation with Gallerie Hollenbach at Art Karlsruhe

Collecting the New: Recent Acquisitions to the IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Royal Academy Summer Show, Royal Academy, London

Exhibitionism: The Art of Display, Temporary Wet Painting No 11, Courtauld Institute, London.


Supersurface FX, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

The Path of Most Resistance, OCAD Professional Gallery, Ontario, Canada

Getting Nowhere, Galleria Gentili, Prato (curated by Lorenzo Bruni)

Turps: Part One, Galleria Marabini, Milan, (curated by Marcus Harvey & Peter Jones)

Turps: Part Two, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, (curated by Marcus Harvey & Peter Jones)


…same as it ever was: Painting at Chelsea 1990-2007, University of the Arts, London (curated by Clyde Hopkins)


Painting in the Noughties, Letterkenny, Ireland

Driven, Fieldgate Gallery, London

Strange Geography, Kingsgate Gallery, London

British Painting, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

Paint, Two Rooms Gallery, New Zealand


Linda Aloysius, Alexis Harding, Warren Neidich, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London


About Painting II, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

Time Share, Eagle Gallery, London

Tower of Babel, LAF, London

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London

Remarkable, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

Alexis Harding and Peter Lynch, Galerie Katharina Krohn, Basel

Alexis Harding and Andrew Bick, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

The Red Carpet, Kunst in Schloss Untergröningen, Untergröningen, Germany

Controlled, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Bury St Edmunds


John Moores 23: exhibition of contemporary painting, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (First Prize Winner)

Painting as Process: re-evaluating Painting, Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore (curated by Eugene Tan)

Works on Paper, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

In the Time of Shaking, IMMA, Dublin


Colour Chart, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

Before and After Science, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan

About Painting, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

Vacant, Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland

Drawn to be Alive, Hales Gallery, London, The Drawing Room, London


Last Chance to Paradise, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

Prima Facie, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, US

The Day I Had No Cigar, Platform Gallery, London

The Image in Use, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

Shimmering Substance, Arnolfini, Bristol, and Cornerhouse, Manchester

Andrew Mummery@Collective, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh


Showcase: No. 5, Courtauld Institute, London

British Abstract Painting 2001, Flowers East, London

Sue Arrowsmith, Maria Chevska, Alexis Harding, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

Croma, Galerie Kröhn, Badenweiler, Germany


British Art: Not Enough, VELAN, Turin. Curated by Victor de Circasia.

Mali Morris/Alexis Harding, Pump House Gallery, London

Painting in Europe: different perspectives, Premio Michetti 2000, Francavilla al mare (Chieti), Italy (Curated by Gianni Romano)

Movin’ On Up (Part I), Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

Colour Codes, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin


Super-Abstr-Action, The Box Associati, Turin and Les Filles du Calvaire art contemporain, Paris

John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 21, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Bick, de Goede, Harding, Heath, Simpson, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart

Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Fantastic Overload, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

Hoxton New Music Days exhibition, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London (with Maria Chevska and composers Deirdre Gribbin & Peter Wiegold


Still, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London

first eleven, The NatWest Art Prize (short-listed artist), Lothbury Gallery, London


John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 20, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Stepping Up, Andrew Mummery 33 Great Sutton Street, London

Finish, Spacex Gallery Exeter (with Ian Davenport/Jason Martin/Jane Harris)


Loaded, curated by Terry Shave, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (with Victoria Morton, Richard Wright, Cathy Wilkes, Mark Hammond)

Small Truths, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton. Touring to Todd Gallery, London; Leeds City Art Galleries and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Arts, Sunderland. Curated by Nick de Ville and Jill Sheridan

Die Yuppie Scum, curated by Martin Maloney, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London

Wet Paint, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

New Contemporaries ’96, Tate Gallery Liverpool and Camden Arts Centre, London

Nine Lives, Alternative Arts Space 26 Chiltern Street, London

ART96 London Contemporary Art Fair, exhibition curated by Andrew Mummery


Painting, Alexis Harding/Yinka Shonibare, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

Multiple Orgasm, Lost in Space Gallery, Martin Maloney, London

Group Show, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London


CATALOGUES, Texts/Reviews/Press


Skin Deep, Exhibition Catalogue, with new Texts by Ben Street, Ivan Quaroni and David Ryan

Cuts, Exhibition Guide


FLOW, OBS Gallery, Kent, [Exhibition Catalogue]

Passing Through, Singapore, Exhibition Guide


The Extended Field, with text by Published by Silvana Editoriale.2017. [Exhibition Catalogue]


Stirrings Still, with text by Stefano Castelli, Published by Silvana Editoriale.2016 [Exhibition Catalogue]

2012-15 To follow


What If It’s All True? What Then? At Mummery + Schnelle, London. Catalogue Published by Mummery projects. 2011. ISBN 978-0-9569040-0-3 [Exhibition Catalogue]


Godfrey, Tony, Painting Today’ (Phaidon Press Ltd, 31 Oct 2009, ISBN 978-0714846316)


Townsend, Chris, ‘On Depthplunge’, a new series of work by Alexis Harding’ (London: Mummery + Schnelle, October 2007). [unpublished: c/o Alexis Harding]


Townsend, Chris, New Art From London (London: Thames & Hudson, 2006)

Holman, Martin, ‘Twisted into True’ (Dublin: Rubicon Gallery, 2006). [Exhibition Catalogue]


Tan, Eugene, Painting as Process: Re-evaluating Painting (Singapore: Earl Lu Gallery, 2004). [Exhibition Catalogue]

Treuherz, Julian, ed., John Moores 23 (Liverpool: Walker Art Gallery, 2004). Exhibition Catalogue]


Charlesworth, J. J,Painting by the skin of your eyes’ (London: Andrew Mummery Gallery, 2003).

[Exhibition Catalogue c/o Alexis Harding]

Marella, Primo, ed., Before and After Science (Milano: Marella Arte Contemporanea, 2003). [Exhibition Catalogue]


Roberts, Catsou/ Schwabsky, Barry Shimmering Substance/View Finder (Bristol: Arnolfini, 2002).

[Exhibition Catalogue]


Collings, Matthew, British Abstract Painting 2001 (London: Momentum, 2001). [Exhibition Catalogue]


Busto, Andrea, Super-Abstr-Action (Torino: The Box, 2000). [Exhibition Catalogue]


Gisbourne, Mark, ‘…Not fade away,’ (London: Andrew Mummery Gallery, 1998). [Exhibition Catalogue]

Harding, Alexis, ‘Rhythm For Reasons’ in John Moores 20 (Liverpool: Walker Art Gallery, 1998), p.68-69. [Exhibition Catalogue]

MacRitchie, Lynn, First Eleven: The Natwest Art Prize 1998 (London: NatWest Group, 1998). [Exhibition Catalogue]


Sheridan, Jill, Nicholas de Ville and Stephen Foster, ed., Small Truths: Repetition and the Obsessional in Contemporary Art (Southampton: John Hansard Gallery, 1997). [Exhibition Catalogue]


Craddock, Sacha and Richard Shone, ed., New Contemporaries ’96, (Liverpool: Tate Gallery, 1996). [Exhibition Catalogue]



Arts Council of England

Bank of Spain


Caldic Collection, Rotterdam

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

National Museums, Liverpool, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Simmons & Simmons, London

UBS, London

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, London

David Roberts Collection, London

*Private Collections Internationally