Lot 43 - Conor Rogers - Magnum
Watercolour on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
Conor Rogers is an award-winning Sheffield-based artist and graduate of Sheffield Hallam University. He was shortlisted for the John Moores painting prize 2014 and was selected to exhibit in the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 at Primary Gallery, Nottingham & ICA, London. He has since exhibited work both nationally and internationally in group shows, arts festivals and biennales. He was twice shortlisted for the John Ruskin Prize in 2017 and 2019 both exhibitions being held in Sheffield then Manchester. In 2019 Conor was named as the 1st Prize winner of the Robert Walters Group UK Young Artist of the Year Award held at the Saatchi Gallery London. In 2020 he exhibited in ‘Me Myself and I’ a group show held at Collyer Bristow gallery, London. He has since taken part in numerous group online exhibitions throughout the pandemic and early in 2021 showed work with Guts Gallery London for their online show ‘For the many not the few’. He later in June 2021 exhibited in his debut solo show ‘Manor Boy’ at Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield as part of the Freeland’s Foundation residency program ‘Platform 20’. At the end of 2021 Conor was invited to exhibit in the group show ‘Fully Awake’ at Manchester’s Holden gallery and was also invited to judge the 2021 iteration of the UK New Artist Prize. Whilst being a judge he simultaneously exhibited work in the same exhibition as an honorary guest held at the Saatchi Gallery, London. He is currently taking part in a group exhibition ‘EN-GER-LAND’ at OOF Gallery London and has most recently been commissioned as a collaborative artist for the National Portrait Galleries ‘Creative Connections programme’.
2021 ‘Manor Boy’, Platform 20 – Freelands Foundation Residency interim show, Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield.
March – April 2022, Platform 20 final Group exhibition at the Freelands Foundation London.
2021 ‘For the Many not the few’ online exhibition, Guts Gallery, London.
2020 'For the love of Avocados’ online exhibition, Art Exchange, University of Essex.
2020 'Me Myself and I', Collyer Bristow Gallery, London.
2019 ‘Robert Walters Group UK Young Artist Award’, Saatchi Gallery, London.
2019 ‘Agent of Change’ Ruskin Prize, The Holden Gallery, Manchester.
2019 ‘MICRO’, AirGallery, Manchester.
2018 ‘Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking’ (curated by Paul Morrison), Attercliffe TM, Sheffield
2017 ‘The Beginnings’, The National Assembly, Seoul, South Korea.
2017 ‘Ruskin Art Prize’, The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield.
2017 ‘Mediterranea 18 Young Artists Biennale’ Albanian National Gallery, Tirana, Albania.
2016 ‘UKYA National Festival 2016’, Derby Riverlights, Derby.
2016 'Utopia Deferred' Artlink Gallery, Hull & Corke Gallery, Liverpool.
2015 'Bloomberg New Contemporaries', Primary, Nottingham & ICA, London.
2015 ‘Overlooked’, The Scottish Queen Gallery, Sheffield.
2014 ‘Exchange Rates Presents: Platform – Paper’, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, New York.
2014 ‘Everyday Illusions’, Paper Gallery, Manchester.
2014 ‘John Moores Painting Prize’, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
2014 ‘Interim Exhibition’, SIA Gallery, Sheffield.
2013 ‘You are here’, The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield.
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