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Friday 3 May - Sunday 23 June 2024

Francis Offman : Economics of Painting

Painting by Francis Offman


and Nicole Bachmann : There are Tides in the Body

Nicole Bachmann

Francis Offman and Nicole Bachmann present their first solo exhibitions in a UK gallery. Concerned with the experiences of migration, their work references their lived experiences as well as those of communities.


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Past Exhibitions

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2024Link opens in a new window Phantom Sculpture

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2023Link opens in a new window Katrina Palmer: What's Already Going on / The Reason for Painting

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2022 Link opens in a new windowProphecy / Rana Begum - Dappled Light / Radical Landscapes

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2018 Clare Woods - Reality Dimmed / John Piper

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2017Subodh Gupta: From Far Away Uncle Moon Calls / Room

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2016 The Human Document: The Photography of Persuasion from 1930s America to Present Day / Another Minimalism: Art after California Light and Space / Gerard Byrne: 1/125 of a Second

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2015 MAKING IT: Sculpture in Britain: 1977-1986 / Imagining a University / Close and Far: Russian Photography Now / John Akomfrah: The Unfinished Conversation

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2014 Uncommon Ground - Land Art in Britain 1966-1979 / Jeremy Deller curates All That is Solid Melts into Air / Unreliable Evidence - The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2013The World Turned Upside Down - Buster Keaton, Sculpture and the Absurd / Katie Paterson: In Another Time / Artists' Plans for Sustainability Joseph Beuys, Carole Collet, N55, Nils Norman, Lucy + Jorge Orta, Marjetica Potrc / Workplace

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2012 Aeneas Wilder : Untitled #162 / Transitions: drawings from the collection of mima / Maestro: Films by Douglas Gordon Feature Film - Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait / The Indiscipline of Painting - International abstraction from the 1960s to now

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2011Mel Brimfield: This is Performance Art / Dickinson & McCarthy: Greenwich Degree Zero / Tom Hunter: Unheralded Stories / Hubert Dalwood Landscape into Sculpture / Anni Albers: Design Pioneer / Hannah Starkey: Twenty Nine Pictures

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2010 Lindsay Seers - It has to be this way2 / Piranesi's Prisons / Lorsen Camps: Journeys into the Disregarded / Traverse Me: A new map of campus by Jeremy Wood / Destination Works from the University Art Collection / Miguel Palma: Private View/Jaguar Project / Unpopular Culture: Grayson Perry selects from the Arts Council Collection

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2009 A Duck For Mr Darwin: Evolutionary Thinking and the Struggle to Exist / Afterwards; curated by Sharon Kivland / Hijack Reality, Let 100,000 Kunstvereine Bloom!

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2008 Stint - Phyllida Barlow / Double Agent / Girl Rider Cullinan and Richards

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2007 Joao Penalva / Hurvin Anderson and Henriette Grahnert / The Painting Show - Slipping Abstraction

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2006 Jonas Mekas: A Brief Glimpse of Beauty / Tomoko Takahashi: Crash Course / DJ Simpson

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2005 Garry Fabian Miller: Real in the World / Yang Fudong: An Estranged Paradise / Yto Barrada: A Life Full of Holes - The Strait Project / Liliane Lijn: Works 1959-1980 / Anne Bjerge Hansen: Middle Lands / Johan Grimonprez: Looking for Alfred / Gary Webb: Deep Heat T-Reg Laguna / Campus: Nancy Davenport, Rainer Ganahl, Christian Philipp Muller

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2004 Mandy Lee Jandrell: Where the Grass is Green / David Burrows: New Life / The Mythological Machine: Images in the Media / EXPO21: Strategies of Display / A Kind of Bliss: Polly Apfelbaum, Katy Dove, Len Lye, Lily van der Stokker / Antony McCall: Film Installations / Story of the Eye: Knut Asdam, A.K. Dolven, Dan Graham

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2003 Adam Dant: The People Who Live on the Plank / Infallible: In Search of the Real George Eliot / On General Release: Artists and Film in Britain 1968-1972 / hey production! Judith Hopf, Pia Ronicke, and the Copenhagen Free University / Steve McQueen: Carib's Leap/Western Deep / The Beachcombers: Geoffrey Farmer, Brian Junger, Myfanwy Macleod / Sian Bowen: Ream / Susanna Heron: Elements

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2002Yuko Shiraishi: Episode / Blast Theory: An Explicit Volume / Vivid - Abstract Paintings / Out of Place: Landscapes from the University of Warwick Art Collection / Nothing / Matthew Smith: The Poetics of Colour

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2001 Bit Parts in Little Theatre / Eleanor Antin: Real Time Streaming / Read-Only Memory: Catherine Elwes, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, Catherine Yass / Magna Brava: Magnum's Women Photographers / Terry Frost: Six Decades

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 2000Utopias: Cornford & Cross, Rodney Graham, Veli Grano, Matthias Muller, Mariele Neudecker / Victor Pasmore: Changing the Process of Art Education / Victor Pasmore: Changing the Process of Painting / Stealing Beauty: British Design Now / Fresh Masaala: Poloumi Desai, Zineb Sedira, Ali Zaidi

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1999 Kim Lim / John Wood and Paul Harrison: Obstacle Course / Simulacra: Keeping it Real / Different Places: 1960s Abstract Painting and the University / View R: Works in response to the Rugby Collection by David Ward, Hermione Wiltshire and Daphne Wright / Robert Capa: Photographs

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1998 Slow Burn: Meaning and Vision in Contemporary British Abstract Painting / Nineteen Greys: Drawings and prints from the Rugby Collection / Peter Collingwood: Master Weaver / Estelle Thompson: Fuse Paintings 1996-98 / Christopher Bucklow: Guest / The Quick and the Dead: Artists and Anatomy / Peter Randall-Page: In Mind of Botany

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1997 Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance / David Austen: Paintings and Works on Paper / A Cloudburst of Material Possessions: A fantasy on a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci / Ken Kiff: Recent Work / Richard Layzell: Infiltration / Graham Sutherland as Printmaker, 1950-80 / Jo Stockham: -scape / Black Sun: Roger Ackling / Elizabeth Ogilvie: Oceanus Project I

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1996 Re:cycling, Forms for the Next Century; Austerity for Posterity / Seek and Find / St Andrew’s Benn School Curates the Rugby Borough Council Collection / The Director's Eye: Drawings and Photographs by European Film-makers / Peter Kennard: UNWORDS – Scraps from a Reading Room, Permindar Kaur: Cold Comfort / Fe: An Exploration of Iron Through the Senses / Green Fuse: New Sculpture by David Nash / Going West: Photographs from Western Australia / Willy Ronis: Photographs 1926-1995 / Earthbound: Landscape to Abstraction Paintings from the Rugby and Kettering Collections

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1995 Non-Objective Art: Early Twentieth Century European Abstraction / Art - Politics - Religion: Contemporary Art From Colombia / Fay Godwin: Glassworks and Secret Lives / Arturo Di Stefano / Tableaux A Personal Selection by Arturo Di Stefano of Paintings and Drawings from the Rugby Collection / Tracy Mackenna: Not a Shred of Evidence / Elisabeth Frink: Sculpture / Positive Lives: Responses to HIV

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1994 Paintmarks / A Sparkling Party / Living Archives: Works by Rose Garrard 1973-1994 / Edwardian Women Photographers: Christina Broom, Olive Edis, Alice Hughes, Eveleen Myers / The American Way: Views on Use - Function in American Ceramics Exhibition / Eileen Cooper: Lifelines / Antinomies: Works by Evelyn Williams / Josef Albers / Fish, Bird, Animal: Prints, Paintings and Drawings by Julian Meredith / Flint Sepulchre: Sculptures and Drawings by Keir Smith / Bill Brandt: Photographs 1928-1983

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1993 Cadences of the Heart: Works from South Asia in British Collections / For Public Pleasure / Twentieth Century British Paintings from the Collections of Rugby Borough Council and Sheffield City Council / Recent British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection / The Body of Drawing: Drawings by Sculptors / Accumulations Paintings by Lisa Milroy and John Murphy / Introducing Craft: Works from the Crafts Council Collection / To Camera: Light, Action, Sound / Countervail: Nicole Charlett, Elizabeth Chaplin, Judith Dean, Natalie Dower, Tam Giles, Jean Spencer, Susan Tebby, Jane Wilbraham / Flora Photographica: Masterpieces of Flower Photography / Peter Lanyon: Air, Land and Sea

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1992 Shiko Munakata: Master of the Woodblock / Pick of the Pics / Simon Lewty: Terra Incognita / Robert Doisneau: A Retrospective / Double Take: Comparing the Art of Graphic and Photographic Portraiture / The Weaker Vessel: The Role of Women During the Mid 17th Century / Michael Porter: Close to the Ground / Texas Realism / The Art of Ruins: Adela Breton and the Temples of Mexico / The Gatherer: Garry Fabian Miller

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1991 An Economy of Signs: Contemporary Indian Photographs / A Different View: Works Selected from the Rugby Collection / Mari Mahr; Isolated Incidents / The Rugby Collection / The Pick of the Permanent Collection to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary / Like the Face of the Moon: The Art of Discovery / Art in the Open: Six Romanian Artists / Keith Arnatt: Rubbish and Recollections / Delicious Solitude: Drawings by John Hubbard, Photographs by Paul Joyce / Richard Deacon

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1990 Jim Whiting's Mechanical Extravaganza / Gerrit Rietveld: Furniture and the House for Mrs Schroder / The Tree of Life: New Images of an Ancient Symbol / Art from South Africa / Henry Moore: The Small Sculptures / Thomas Lowinsky / Tom Phillips: The Portrait Works / Michael Rothenstein: Painter and Printmaker / Posada: Messenger of Mortality.

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1989 New Icons / Anthony Green's Mirror / People and Portraits / Singular Visions / US-UK Print Collection / English Cathedrals: Drawings by Dennis Creffield / Graham Nickson / The Royal Shakespeare Company at the Swan / Faces and Places: The Rugby Collection

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1988 BP 10th British International Print Biennale: Britain and Australia / Sir Sidney Nolan: Figures in a Landscape / Ralph Brown: Sculpture and Drawings / David Hugo: Between Scylla and Charybdis / African Vision Sculpture and Masks from West Africa / The Baron de Ferrieres Collection / Metal and Motion: Contemporary Sculpture / Anthony Whishaw: Reflections After 'Las Meninas' / Hannah Hoch: Collages / Knowing Your Place: Artists' Parish Maps   

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1987 Fifty Years of British Art: the Rugby Collection / David West: Castles in the Air / Artists in Warwickshire Schools / Midland View IV: Sculpture Show On the Town: Dick Whall / Beyond Image - The Boyle Family: Earth Sculptures / To Build A Cathedral Coventry Cathedral 1945-62 / P.H. Emerson: Photography, Life and Landscape / Revelation for the Hands / The Frampton Flora / The Japanese Eye / Japanese Woodblock Prints / Kumihimo

Mead Gallery Exhibitions 1986 Artists in the Theatre: Expressionism, Dada, Purism on Stage / The Danish Show: Paintings / David Drew; Basket Maker / Tierra y Libertad / Rain sun snow hail mist calm: Photoworks by Andy Goldsworthy / Leger's 'Le Pas d'Acier' / Surprises in Store: Fifty Years of British Art

The New Mead Gallery 1986