Stephen Conroy

General

  • The artist lives and works in Scotland.

  • 1999Designed program cover for the Printemps des Arts Festival, Monte Carlo, Monaco

  • 1986 - 1987Post-graduate studies at Glasgow School of Art

  • 1982 - 1986Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1964Born in Helensburgh, Scotland

Awards

  • 1998The Grand Prize of H.R.H. Prince Rainier III, Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012Stephen Conroy, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2012Stephen Conroy, Marlborough Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

  • 2008Stephen Conroy, Recent Work, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 2007Stephen Conroy, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2005Stephen Conroy, Oeuvres réntes, Marlborough Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

  • 2003Recent Works, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1998Stephen Conroy, Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, Pavilion du Parc, Paris , France.

  • 1998 Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1998 Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France.

  • 1997 - 1998Recent Works, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.

  • 1996Recent Works, The Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • 1995Recent Works, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1992Recent Paintings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1989 Marlborough Fine Art, London, England. Traveled to the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England; Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2011Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 2008Group Show, Marlborough Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

  • 2007A Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 2007Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2001Autumn Show 2001, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 2000Summer Show 2000, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 2000Elogio de lo Visible, International Figuration Exhibition, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain. Traveled to Centro Cultural Las Claras, Murcia, Spain; Centro Cultural Casa del Cordon, Burgos, Spain; Cultural Rioja, Logroňo, Spain.

  • 1998 - 1999The School of London - from Bacon to Bevan, Musée Maillol, Paris, France. Traveled to Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

  • 1998Mirror Image - Jonathan Miller on Reflection, National Gallery, London, England.

  • 1998Artaid '98, Edinburgh City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland. Exhibition organized by Cruisaid Scotland.

  • 1997British Figurative Art, Part One: Painting - The Human Figure, Flowers East, London, England.

  • 1997Vigorous Imagination - Ten Years On, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • 1996Su carta - On Paper, Galleria d'Arte il Gabbiano, Rome, Italy.

  • 1994 - 1995An American Passion - The Summer Collection of Contemporary British Painting, The McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Scotland. Traveled to The Royal College of Art, London, England.

  • 1994The Line of Tradition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburg, Scotland.

  • 1993The Portrait Now, National Portrait Gallery, Edinburg, Scotland.

  • 1992Scottish Art Since 1990, Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • 1991Through the Artist's Glass, Through the Artist's Glass, London, England.

  • 1990Glasgow's Great British Art Exhibition, Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries , Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 1988 - 1990The New British Painting, British Council Touring Exhibition, The Contemporary Arts Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Traveled to Chicago Public Library Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois; Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston Salem, North Carolina; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

  • 1987The Vigorous Imagination New Scottish Art, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • 1987Group Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • 1986Group Exhibition, The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 1986Group Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Public Collections

  • Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England

  • Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, England

  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Robert Fleming Holdings Ltd., London, England

  • The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, England

  • National Portrait Gallery, London, England

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Contemporary Art Society, London, England

  • The British Council, London, England

  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, England

  • Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland

Catalogues and Monographs

  • 2012Marlborough Inc.. Stephen Conroy. Madrid; Monaco: Galeria Marlborough; Galerie Marlborough.

  • 2010Marlborough Inc.. Stephen Conroy: Recent Paintings. New York: Marlborough Gallery.

  • 2008Marlborough Inc.. Stephen Conroy, Recent Paintings and Drawings. London: Marlborough Fine Arts Ltd..

  • 2007Marlborough Inc.. Stephen Conroy. New York: Marlborough Gallery.

  • 2000MacMillan, Duncan. Scottish Art 1460-2000. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing.

  • 1999Frayling, Christopher, et al. Vision: 50 Years of British Creativity. London: Thames & Hudson.

  • 1998Vierny, Dina, Bertrand Lorquin, Michael Peppiatt, and Jilly Lloyd. The School of London - From Bacon to Bevan. Paris: Musée Maillol.

  • 1998Miller, Jonathan. On Reflection. London: The National Gallery. Foreword by Neil MacGregor.

  • 1997Coutagne, Denis. Stephen Conroy - Peintre. Madrid: Marlborough Galeria.

  • 1997Gayford, Martin. Bristish Figurative Art. London: Art Books Intl Ltd.

  • 1994Saligmen, Patricia, ed. An American Passion - The Susan Kasen Summer and Robert D. Summer Collection of Contemporary British Paintings. Glasgow: McLellan Galleries.

  • 1987Calvocoressi, Richard and Keith Hartley. The Vigorous Imagination New Scottish Art. Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Films

  • 1988New Scottish Art - Stephen Conroy, Keith Alexander, in collaboration with BBC films, music by unknown, edited by unknow, film by Keith Alexander

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  • 1987Coia, Emilio. "Explosive Impact of the Young Scots." The Scotsman, August 10, 1987

  • 1987Feaver, William. "Queen Bee's Buzz." The Observer, August 16, 1987

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  • 1987Hartely, Keith. "The Vigorous Imagination." The Green Book, vol. II, no. 7.

  • 1987Marks, Laurence. "Festival Diary - Stephen Conroy." The Observer, August 30, 1987

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