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b. 1985
based in Liverpool

artist, musician, curator, writer


Light Blue
/ The Royal Standard, Liverpool, 2019
Michael Lacey / OUTPUT Gallery, Liverpool, 2018 (solo)
A Little Painting Show / Arena Studios & Gallery, Liverpool, 2018
Album Playback / OUTPUT Gallery, Liverpool, 2018 (solo)
DLASC: Downtown Liverpool Art Scene Conversation
Speaker, part of exhibition programme for Sean Vegezzi, curated by Sunil Shah
OUTPUT Gallery / Metal, Liverpool, 2018
The Garden of Resistance / Metal, Liverpool, 2017
The Sound Of Grown Up Children Determined Not To Be Afraid / ICW, Blackpool, 2017
A Hole, A Mountain / A Small View, Liverpool, 2016 (solo)
Life Babies / 12o Collective, London, 2016
New Paintings / Washington Boardroom, Glasgow, 2016 (with Jack McConville & Oscar Godfrey)
Tzuzjj - Crit-a-Oke / Performance lecture, Bluecoat, Liverpool 2016
Liverpool Open / Editions, Liverpool, 2015 (awarded first prize)
Bam Bam Bam / The Royal Standard, Liverpool 2016
New Mythologies / Editions, Liverpool, 2015 (solo)
Incubarte 7 / Valencia, 2015
Lustre Fabrics / Saltaire Arts Trail, 2015
Pure Ideology Personal Brand Workshop / LEGION TV, London, 2014
Situational Aesthetics / Air Space, Liverpool, 2014
Associate Artists / Trispace Gallery, London, 2014
Not Arsed / Drop the Dumbulls, Liverpool, 2013
After The Flood / Mello Mello, Liverpool, 2013
Explorers / Arena, Liverpool, 2012 (solo)
Innards / Exhibition and publication supported by Yuck'n'Yum, Pipe Factory, Glasgow, 2012  (solo)
40th Anniversary Mural / Ubiquitous Chip, Glasgow, 2011 (solo, permanent)
Fantastic Beasts / Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, 2010
RSA New Contemporaries / Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 2010
Glasgow School of Art Degree Show / Glasgow School of Art, 2009
Press / Interviews

Review: Michael Lacey at OUTPUT Gallery
Ed Montana-Williams, Corridor 8
Historic England - Spirit of the North Podcast
Review: The Sound Of Grown Up Children Determined Not To Be Afraid
Alison Criddle, Corridor 8
Interview with Arts Alive
Interview with Art In Liverpool
Review: New Mythologies
Patrick Kirk-Smith, Art In Liverpool
Review: A Hole, A Mountain
Patrick Kirk-Smith, Art In Liverpool
Interview with The Double Negative
Interview with Glasgow Evening Times


Interview: Steve Lowe, L-13 Light Industrial Workshop
Coney's Loft, 2017
Interview: Billy Childish
Coney's Loft, 2017
Interview: Nathan Connolly, Dead Ink Books
The Double Negative, 2016
On Collage
Coney's Loft, 2016
Review: My Back To Nature - George Shaw, National Gallery 
The White Pube - with Gabrielle de la Puente, 2016
Review: Invisible Rooms - Francis Bacon & Maria Lassnig, Tate Liverpool
The White Pube - with Gabrielle de la Puente, 2016
What Is Crime Fiction?
The Bluecoat, 2016
When Melody Ruled The Airwaves
The Double Negative, 2013