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b. 1985
based in Liverpool

artist, musician, curator, writer


A Little Painting Show / OA Studios & Gallery, Manchester, 2019
Liverpool, 2028 / Dot-Art Gallery with Bido Lito, Liverpool, 2019
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 / 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

Residencies / Publications

Artivist GM - Manchester Histories residency at Tameside Local Studies & Archive Centre
Innards - Comic book published by Yuck'n'Yum / Hannah Maclure Centre, 2011 (sold out)
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 with Bido Lito Magazine


The Double Negative, 2019
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

Some of my work is available for purchase through Dot Art. Giclée prints to be added for sale soon.