Biography

Ciara Phillips (born 1976 in Ottawa, Canada) has a BA in Fine Art from Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada and an MA from The Glasgow School of Art (2004). Solo exhibitions have been staged at The Showroom, London (2013); Inverleith House, Edinburgh (2013); Atelier am Eck, Düsseldorf (2010); and Washington Garcia Gallery, Glasgow (2009). Group exhibitions include: There Will Be New Rules Next Week, Dundee Contemporary Arts (2013); Pull Everything Out (with Corita Kent), Spike Island, Bristol (2012); Who Decides?, Stadtgalerie Mannheim (2012); Zwishenraum: Space Between, Kunstverein Hamburg (2010). Phillips is the founder of the artist collective Poster Club and a lecturer in painting and printmaking at The Glasgow School of Art. She has been nominated for the 2014 Turner Prize. She lives and works in Glasgow.