OLIVER BRAID

Capture BasicIdea

Raped by and Alien, (Artist’s Proof.)

A3, printed in black and phosphorescent ink onto white paper

Edition of 30 + 5 AP, designed by Oliver Braid and printed by Le Dernier Cri.

Originally commissioned by Triangle France.

Guide Price: £150 – £200

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Oliver Braid is an artist and acquired taste living in Glasgow. He studied at Falmouth College of Arts and Glasgow School of Art. After graduating in 2010 he exhibited I’ll Look Forward To It at Collective, Edinburgh as part of their New Work Scotland Programme (2011) and My Five New Friends, his first large scale solo exhibition, at The Royal Standard, Liverpool (2012).

Throughout 2012 he co-hosted a weekly pop-philosophy radio show with the artist Ellie Harrison, the Ellie & Oliver Show, through CultureLab Radio, Newcastle. As part of the Ellie & Oliver Show in 2012 the artists co-presented five special radio shows for Edinburgh Art Festival and co-curated a radio mini-festival for Glasgay. Oliver was also a founding member of the experiential therapy group for artists, Artists Anonymous.

In 2013, he presented Snorlax Beanbag, a new solo exhibition for the Intermedia Gallery at Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts and undertook a four-month research residency at Triangle France, Marseille, sponsored by Patricia Fleming Projects, Glasgow City Council International Office and Creative Scotland. Following this he was shortlisted for Emergency 6 at Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth and produced the event Communal Dolphin Snouting at Transmission Gallery, Glasgow for Book Week Scotland.

From 2011 to 2014 he coordinated the Many Studios’ Graduate Residency Programme and worked as part of The Telfer Gallery team.

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