David Shrigley was born in 1968 in Macclesfield, England. He studied fine art at Glasgow School of Art from 1988 to 1991. His work encompasses drawing, sculpture, photography, animation and music.
Recent exhibitions include Galleri Nicolai Wallner (Copenhagen), BQ (Cologne), Anton Kern Gallery (New York), Carnegie International (Pittsburgh) and Bergen Konstall (Norway). His drawings have appeared in newspapers and magazines such as Esquire (Japan), Donna (Italy), Arena (UK), The Guardian (UK), Le Monde (France), Suddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) and The New York Times (US). He has produced animated pop promos for Blur and Bonnie Prince Billy and has produced album artwork for artists such as Deerhoof and Malcolm Middleton.
Shrigley is the author of numerous books of drawing details which can be found at Redstone Press. His website is davidshrigley.com. We recently visited Shrigley’s studio in Glasgow to discuss his artwork.