Giles Eldridge

Born in Sheffield, England, 1965, resided in London, 1995-2014, now living in Bucureşti, România.

Here are some of his works:

Art Education

Sheffield City Polytechnic, UK, 1990 – 1993 BA (Hons) 2:1 Fine Art – Painting

Teaching experience – recent

2014 to present day Bucharest

Private tutoring in drawing and painting and portfolio preparation (individuals)

2018/19 UNArte, Bucharest

Visiting tutor (2 sessions) to Graphics MA

2006 – 2013 City Lit. Institute, London

Teaching courses in drawing and Painting (adult groups)

2009 Mary Ward Centre, London

Teaching contemporary art history (adult groups)


Visiting tutor at Goldsmiths College and Nottingham Trent University, UK

(BA and MA student tutorials)

Selected Exhibitions – Solo

Fără titlu: Salon55, Bucharest, 2018

The Sea (a sea): Suzana Dan’s project space, Str. Piaţa Amzei 5, Bucharest, 2016

What happens if nothing happens: Vlad Basalici’s Last Archive project, Gallery Tranzit, Bucharest, 21st Dec. 2015

Gold: Isolation Room / Gallery Kit, St. Louis, USA, 2011

Black: Gimpel Fils and The Agency Gallery, London, 2011

Above the Lunar surface: Nordisk Kunst Plattform, Brusand, Norway, 2010

Scratch against silence slow: Agency Gallery, London, 2010

Including doing nothing: Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, 2008

Non-Isotropic Drawings: Bloc Space, Sheffield, England, 2006

Atelier Gilles : Hat on Wall Gallery, London, 2003

Don’t paint that gun at me: Tablet Gallery, London, 2000

Selected Exhibitions – Group

GEST, Dialogical graphics with Sylvia Trăistariu : Piatra Neamţ Museum of Art, Romania, 2019

BEING MOUNTAINS, BEING SEAS : Lateral ArtSpace, Cluj, Romania, 2017

Recollection : with Frederick Bell, Dawn Woolley and Steven Scott, Ruimte Morguen Gallery, Antwerp, 2014

Photo and Print : selected by John Stezaker, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, 2013

Trajector Intermezzo : Art Brussels project, hotel Bloom, Belgium, 2013

Again, a Time Machine, make the dead look living : Book Works’ archive touring show : The Showroom, London, Torpedo, Oslo and White Columns, New York, 2012

Ship in the ocean : with Sadie Murdoch, Deptford X, Gallery Plots, London 2010

The Library of Babel : 176 Zabludowicz collection, London, 2010

Downstairs review Part 1 : Gimpel Fils, London, 2010

Faydun Bites : curated by Charlie Danby, Agency Gallery, London, 2009

Art Futures : Bloomberg SPACE, London, 2008

The Golden Record : Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, 2008

Peer Esteem : Five Years Gallery, London, 2007

Ausstellung : with Manfred Michl, Werketage, Berlin, 2006

SVO4 : Studio Voltaire, London, 2004

Cast by inertia and the dorsal fin: W139 gallery, Amsterdam, 2000

Selected Projects and collaborations

Fete cu idei [Băieţi şi picturi] – Girls with ideas [Boys and painting]: curatorial project with Delia Popa at Lateral ArtSpace Cluj and ODD, Bucharest, Romania, 2016

Caii Manâncā anason : performative project with Iulia Sima and Georgiana Dobre at Homefest, Bucharest, 2016

Whisky that would benefit from a splash of water : performative dialogue with Ioana Gheorghiu, at Make a Point, Bucharest, 2014

Residency with Bucharest AiR, 2013

Residency at Pilotprojekt, Gropiusstadt, Berlin, 2009

Residency on Langeland island, Denmark, 2007

Residency at ECC Ateliers, Berlin, 2006

Selected Publications

The Library of Babel / In and out of place, Ed. Anna-Catharina Gebbers,

Zabludowicz collection, London, 2010

The Happy Hypocrite , Issue 1, Ed. Maria Fusco, Book Works, London, 2008

Celeste Art Prize exhibition catalogues, Ed. Sara Pearce, 2006 and 2007

Selected Collections

British Airports Authority, Heathrow, London

Sheffield Hallam University, City of Sheffield

Anita Zabludowicz,  London

Trinity Hall College, Cambridge

Book Works, London



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