TOD HANSON
Tod Hanson is interested in a world over amplified and speeding up, the visual
razzmatazz of a globalising culture, the delirium of excessive production and waste,
the exponential curve of history, as we hover on the apex of the old civilisations
trajectory.


QUALIFICATIONS

1992     M.A. Public Art, Chelsea College of Art, London.
1985     B.A. Graphic Design, The London College of Printing.

SOLO GALLERY SHOWS

2008     ‘PRESSING INERTIA’
         Sculptural installation at Spike Island gallery, Bristol.

2006     'PARLOUR COLLIDER'
Solo Installation for The Jerwood Artists, Platform. Cell Project Space, London.

2004     'BLANK'
Installation for the opening show at The Globe City Gallery, Newcastle  on Tyne.

2004     'POLITE SOCIETY FUNCTION'
         Installation at The Foundry Gallery, London.

1999     'STEALTH'
          Installation at the Foundry Gallery, London.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009     ‘SECURE EMPTY TRASH’
           Wall paintings with COALESCE at Smart Project Space, Amsterdam.

2005     Wall Painting with COALESCE THE REMIX, Redux space, London.

2004     Wall Painting with COALESCE, Model Arts Gallery, Sligo, Ireland.

2004       'FAST TRACK DETOUR'
         Installation in the main pool, Victoria Baths, Manchester.

2003     ‘7 ARTISTS WHO DISAGREE’
         Shuttle Gallery, London.

2002     ‘NEITHER HERE NOR THERE’
          with Cleo Broda, London Print Studios Gallery, London

2000     ‘HISTORY OF THE FUTURE’
with Vuc Kosic. BALTC centre for contemporary arts lead up  programe, St Mary's Church,
Gateshead.  

2000         Wall Painting at the Globe Gallery, North Shields.

SELECTED PUBLIC/ PRIVATE COMMISSIONS

2008     65m mural for the façade of the Merchants Academy, Bristol.

2007     'GABLE ENGINE'
Projected animation on to building, part of The Glow Festival, Newcastle.

2007    ‘CITYSCAPE’
          Wall artwork, from young peoples workshops at Toffee Park
      Youth Club, London.

2006     'AIRSTRIP'
          Tree installation, Art Trail at The Big Chill Festival, Herefordshire.

2006     ‘HEXASPACE ACTIVATOR’
          Hanging painted atrium sculpture for Tyne Tees TV, Gateshead.

2006     'DOT RIVETED DRAWING ROOM'
Temporary sculpture for the grounds of Cragside House, A National  Trust property,
Northumberland.

2003     Bronze cityscape sculpture for Grainger Town.  In collaboration with
      artist Simon Watkinson, Central Station, Newcastle.

2003     Bar and dancehall mural for Bar Rouge, 31st floor of the Messe
      Tower, Basel, Switzerland.

2002     Ceiling Mural for Bar Rouge, for architects Morphing Systems, The
      Swiss Expo. Switzerland.

GREENPEACE UK

1992 -
2002          Extensive large scale graphic works.

RESIDENCIES

2004     3 months with Allenheads Contemporary Arts, Northumberland.
2003     3 months with Globe City Gallery. Newcastle.
2000     3 months with Northern architecture. Newcastle.
1999     3 months with Welfare State International. Cumbria.