Michael Lisle-Taylor

born in 1969, brought up in Pembrokeshire, lives & works in London

ART EDUCATION
Royal College of Art MA Sculpture 2004-06
Chelsea College of Art BA. Sculpture 2001-04
City of Bath College Foundation 2000-01
Milford Haven Grammar School 1980-86


MILITARY SERVICE
Fleet Air Arm   [Royal Navy] 1986-2000 / RN. Reserves 2000-2010

MILITARY EXPERIENCE
1987-88    Cold War anti-submarine operations (Arctic Circle).
1988-89     Iran / Iraq War (Persian Gulf)mine clearance operations
1994-95    Former Yugoslavia conflict UN & NATO Aircraft Carrier based ops.
1990, 1993     Fleet Air Arm Field Gun Crews The Royal Tournament.  
1994         Royal Navy & Royal Marine Bobsleigh Team.
1997-99     Leadership / adventurous training instructor. (Brecon Beacons).
2006        Psycological Operations [Psyops] training

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009 Madder 139, No. 1 Vyner Street, London
2007 Madder Rose, Whitecross Street, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 'Intimate Transgressions' ChiangKaiShekMemorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
2016 'Intimate Transgressions' Library, Hangzhou, China
2016 ‘Struggle’ Sansei Art Centre, Shanghai, China
2016 ‘Birth of a Nation’ Ning Space, 798, Beijing, China
2016 ‘Identity’ Emerging Arts Research Centre, 798, Beijing, China
2015 'Intimate Transgressions' Inter Gallery 798 Beijing, China
2015 'Intimate Transgressions' Whitebox Gallery, New York, USA
2015 'Bright Old Things' Selfridges London
2014 ‘Outer Place’ SIM Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2013 ‘Junction’ C+C Gallery London
2012 ‘One Giant Leap’ Works from the Saatchi Collection, off-site.
2011 ‘Four in Play’ M139 Whitecross St.
2010 'Black' Madder 139, No. 1 Vyner Street, London
2009 'The Embassy' 33 Portland Place / 20 Hoxton Square Projects
2008 ‘Something More, Something Less’ One One One Gallery, London
2007 ‘Anticipation’ One One One Gallery, London
2007 ‘Saudade’ Highbury Studio. London
2006 ‘George Polke presents…’ East London.
2005 Mann drawing prize, RCA
2005 ‘Imagine a World…’ Bargehouse, Oxo Twr.(Amnesty International).
2005 ‘act 03’ Central Station, Kings Cross03
2005 ‘Radar’ Empire Gallery, London. (in assoc. Art Review)
2004 ‘Saatchi Gallery’ County Hall London
2004 ‘A little flat in Kensington’ curated Maria Walsh, London
2004 ‘act 02’ - 291 Gallery, London 02
2003 ‘act 01’ - 291 Gallery, London 01
2002 Henry Moore Plinth Manresa Road, Chelsea
2002 ‘Sculptors’Trinity Buoy Wharf East London

FAIRS
2011 VOLTA 7 Basel
2008 NEXT Chicago
2008 PULSE New York

Short Lists
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2005
Mark Tanner sculpture 2013


SET DESIGN EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Owner/Director GRID [Studio Grid Limited]       http://www.studiogrid.co.uk/

2000 Wimbledon College of Art - Theatre Design Course
2000 Bristol Old Vic - Work Placement
2000 Royal Opera House- Work Placement