Giles Round lives and works in London.
Recent exhibitions include The Director, The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire, 2018 (solo); Living with Buildings, Wellcome Collection, London, 2018 (group); Obelisk Marbling, Nostell, Yorkshire, 2018 (solo); Foyer Curtain for Queen Elizabeth Hall, QEH South Bank Centre, London, 2018 (commission); 1967, Goswell Road, Paris, 2018 (solo); Emalin, Booth B06, MiArt, Milan, 2018 (booth concept); Designs for a Neo-Brutalist Interior, Hayward Gallery Café, London, 2018 (commission); The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind, Hauser & Wirth, Somerset, 2018 (group); They bow. Curtain. No applause., Spike Island, Bristol, 2017 (solo); We live in the office, RIBA, London, 2016 (solo); Design Work Leisure, part of ‘Underline’ series, Art on the Underground, London; Ljubljana, 1955, 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts, Galerija Jakopic, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2015 (solo); Over you/you, 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2015 (group); AGAIN! SORRY! AGAIN! SORRY!, YOUNG TEAM, London, 2015 (solo); ; Untitled, 1943/1944, (SORRY!), SPACE: MERCER UNION, Toronto, 2014 (solo); Commons Room, Grizedale Arts at Anyang Public Art Project Biennial, Anyang, South Korea, 2014 (collaboration with Grizedale); Hey, I’m Mr Poetic, Wysing Arts, Cambridgeshire, 2014 (group); Zero Hours, Art Sheffield Biennial, Sheffield, 2013 (billboard commission); ARTIST DECORATORS, The Grantchester Pottery, ICA, London, 2013 (solo); Studio Wares, The Grantchester Pottery, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, 2013 (solo); Décor, The Grantchester Pottery, ROWING, London, 2012 (solo); The Studio of Giles Round, Serpentine Gallery, London, 2010 (solo); The Form of the Book, SWG3, Glasgow, 2010 (solo); Living Structures, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, 2009 (solo); Idealismusstudio, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, 2008 (group).
Previous fellowships and awards include: Thun Ceramic Residency, Thun, Bolzano (2017); Artists’ International Development Fund, Ceramica Suro, Guadalajara (2016); Ceramics Fellowship*, Camden Arts Centre, London (2016); Grizedale, Cumbria (2013-2016); Henry Moore Fellowship, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (2012); Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire (2011); S1 Artist Residency, S1, Sheffield (2009); Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2007).
Image: Giles Round, Test Object, 2016. Installation view We live in the office, The Architecture Gallery, RIBA, London. Courtesy the artist and RIBA, London