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Born in Northampton, UK, 1985
Lives and works in Berlin



2010–2012 MA Fine Art,
The Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

2004–2007 BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins
College of Art & Design, London, UK


Selected Exhibitions

June 2016, Dentons Art Prize, Dentons - One Fleet Place, London, UK

June 2015, Autocatalytic Future Games, No Format Gallery, London, UK

January 2015, Demimonde, Amberwood House, London, UK

October 2014, Screen Space (Co-curated with Slate Projects), The Pickle Factory, London, UK

March 2014, Points of Contact (Co-curated with Zoe Schoenherr), No Format Gallery,
London, UK

October–November 2013, Slate Projects Group Exhibition, Oakley Road Project Space, London, UK

September–October 2013, Bosch Young Talent Show (Selected by Ben Johnson), Stedelijk Museum,
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (Solo)

June–August 2013, Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK

November 2012–January 2013, Postgraduate Printmaking in London: a survey exhibition, Clifford Chance, London, UK

October 2012, New Sensations 2012, Victoria House, London, UK

June 2012, The Slade School of Fine Art MA/MFA Degree Show 2012, University College London, UK

May 2012, The Red Mansion Art Prize 2012, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK

May–June 2011, Exam, Transition Gallery, London, UK

November–December 2010, An Unspoken Arrangement: New Paintings by Alex Ball, Arts Gallery,
University of the Arts, London, UK (Solo)

October–November 2010, God is in the Details,
Gallery Primo Alonso, London, UK

September–October 2009, Ever Bright Moonlight,
Eitoeiko, Tokyo, Japan

June 2008, A Stain Upon the Silence, Central Saint
Martins Collage of Art and Design, London, UK

April 2008, The Catlin Art Prize 2008,
LSO St Luke's, London, UK

January 2008, The Clearing, Nettie Horn, London, UK

Bibliography and Editions

Alex Ball, interview in The Other Studio, November 2014 [LINK]

Screen Space, article in POSTmatter, October 2014 [LINK]

Screen Space, 28pp essay and catalogue, edition of 200 [DOWNLOAD]

Ambit Magazine, Issue 216,
Limited Edition A3 Print [LINK]

Points of Contact
28pp essay and catalogue, edition of 200 [LINK]

100 London Artists, Volume 1 – 50 Painters [iBooks]

The Catlin Art Guide 2013 New Artists in the UK

Big Picture, a-n Magazine, December 2010–January 2011

An Unspoken Arrangement – Alex Ball,
32pp case bound book, edition of 10 + 5AP

A Stain Upon the Silence,
16pp catalogue



Winner of the Red Mansion Art Prize 2011 Slade School of Fine Art

AHRC Studentship Research Preparation Masters 2010

Winner of the Catlin Art Prize 2008



Red Mansion Art Prize Residency, CCD 300, Caochangdi, Beijing, China
August 2011