Craig Mulholland was born in Glasgow and studied Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art. Recent exhibitions include GYMNASIA, Glasgow International 2014, TEMPORAL DRAG, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, ILLEGITIMI NON CARBORUNDUM, LGP Gallery, Coventry, DUST NEVER SETTLES, SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow, GRANDES ET PETITES MACHINES, Glasgow School of Art, touring in expanded form to Spike Island, Bristol, 2008, RISING RESISTANCE, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, HYPERINFLATION, Tate Britain, London. Mulholland was a recent recipient of the Glasgow Visual Artists Award and the Creative Scotland Artist Award. He lives and works in Glasgow and is currently course leader and lecturer in Fine Art at The Glasgow School Of Art. He recently founded the artists collective OPERA AUTONOMA and also collaborates with artist Michelle Hannah as PICANA ELECTRICA.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2004 - present
SAY WHAT YOU MEAN WHAT YOU SAY, Film Premiere, in association with Kendall Koppe &
Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow.
MINEKA NEKO, Music video for Security.
FUNCTION CREEPS, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, UK.
FUNCTION CREEP, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, UK. (Publication Launch)
GRANDES ET PETITES MACHINES, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, UK (Publication Launch)
ILLEGITMI NON CARBORUNDUM, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, UK (Publication Launch)
GYMNASIA, Glasgow, UK. (Publication Launch With Opera Autonoma)
YOU ALWAYS WANTED IN TIME SQUARE AND LESS, UK & US. (With Mother Tongue)
JERK THE HANDLE, as Picana Electrica, collaboration with Michelle Hannah.
ALIAS DOMAINES, collaboration with Sukaina Kubba, UK & US.
HOMMAGES, collaboration with Carmel O'Brien.
SUSPENDED INTERVALS, Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow.
GYMNASIA, Premiere Screening, Edinburgh International Film Festival.
GYMNASIA, Glasgow International Festival, UK. (Written & Directed by Craig Mulholland, Produced with Opera Autonoma.
NON CARBORUNDUM, Glasgow, UK.
TEMPORAL DRAG, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, UK.
ILLEGITMI NON CARBORUNDUM, LGP Gallery, Coventry, UK.
DUST NEVER SETTLES, SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow, UK.
GRANDES ET PETITES MACHINES, Spike Island, Bristol, UK.
GRANDES ET PETITES MACHINES, The Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow School Of Art, UK.
RISING RESISTANCE, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, UK.
PEER TO PEER, Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, UK.
ARPHID, Whitechapel Project Space, London, UK.
RFID, The Changing Room, Stirling, UK.
HYPERINFLATION, Tate Britain, London, UK.
BEARER ON DEMAND, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK.
PLASTIC CASINO, Sorcha Dallas and 64 Osbourne Street, Glasgow, UK.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2009 - present
ULTRA VIRES, Lightreading & 8fold Press, (In collaboration with Sukaina Kubba)
AS YOU WERE, Glasgow International Festival, UK, (Directed by Sukaina Kubba & Carmel O'Brien, Produced by Opera Autonoma, Programming, Audio & Video by Craig Mulholland)
THE ULTIMATE VESSEL, Koppe Astner, Glasgow
DEVILS IN THE MAKING, G.O.M.A., Glasgow
QUEENS PARK MUSIC CLUB Vol.2, QPRC, Glasgow
SPORT, SPORT, SPORT, Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image, London
POTEMKIN FUNKTION, Counterpoint, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.(Generation Festival)
AND/OR, London & Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
SPACE & TIME ARE REBORN TO US TODAY, Pro Numb Project Space, London
THE ART OF DRAWN MOVEMENTS, McLaren 2014, GFT, Glasgow
BRING YOUR OWN BEAMER, ECA Sculpture Court, Edinburgh
NIGHTFLIGHTS 3, CCA, Glasgow, UK (Voice of The Remainder/ Voice of Absence, Picana Electrica, performance with Michelle Hannah)
THERE IS NO REWIND, Talbot Rice Gallery & Edinburgh International Festival, UK
DIAMOND DUST, Circa Projects, New Media Scotland, UK
TRANSMITTED LIVE, Edinburgh International Festival, UK, & BBC 4.
NAM JUNE PAIK RESOUNDS, Talbot Rice Gallery, UK.
YOU ALWAYS WANTED IN TIME SQUARE AND LESS, CCA, Glasgow, UK. (Creative Lab residency with Mother Tongue)
NIGHTLIGHTS 2, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, UK.
AMSTERDAMER SCHÜTZENGILDE, Kunstsaele Berlin
ENTRE CHIEN ET LOUP, Central Hotel, Glasgow, UK.
TEMPORAL DRAG, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, UK.(Two person exhibition with Zackary Drucker)
BLIND PLOTTING, The Arches, Glasgow, UK.
TRANSFERA (Contemporary Audio-Visual Arts Festival) III, Various venues, Madrid
INDUSTRIAL AESTHETICS: Environmental Influences on Recent Art from Scotland, Hunter College Art Galleries, New York
TRANSFERA TV, Canal Autor,
STRANGE LOOPS, Generator Projects, Dundee (Curated by Craig Mulholland with Sovay Berriman, Christopher Bryant, Raydale Dower, Sacha Imrie, Carmel O’Brien and Craig Mulholland)
I-DENT: identity and media contortion, across Europe, including FACT in Liverpool (as part of Media Facades Festival)
FRAGMENTS OF MACHINES, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen (group show curated by Will Bradley)
ARTISTS FILM & VIDEO AT BBC, BBC Scotland, Pacific Quay, Glasgow (In partnership with Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art)
THE CITY AND THE STARS, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh (curated by Louisa Adam)
FRAGMENTS OF MACHINES, IMO Projects, Copenhagen (group show curated by Will Bradley)
LITTLE MAGAZINE, +44 141 Gallery, SWG3, Glasgow
SELECTED WORK FROM VIDEONALE 12, the Festival of Contemporary Video Art, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow (curated by Georg Elben)
RUNNING TIME: Artist Films in Scotland 1960 to Now, Dean Gallery, Natonal Gallery Of Modern Art, Edinburgh
BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL, Kunstmuseum, Bonn.
CORRIDOR OF UNCERTAINTY, Tangent Gallery, Curtin University Campus, Perth, Australia (
I AM A CAMERA, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow.
FLUGVERSUCH MIT SPURENKAMMER, Galerie Keinzle & Gmeiner, Berlin
VIDEONALE 12, Kunstmuseum, Bonn
BASED: Glasgow, UK.
KOPPE ASTNER ,Glasgow.
Gallery Of Modern Art, Glasgow
The Twodo Collection, NAK
The Zabludowicz Collection
The Royal Bank Of Scotland
Rudin Dewoody Collection
Hugo & Carla Brown Collection
Gregory Papadimitriou Collection
The Fleming Collection, London
Open Glasgw, Glasgow International 2014 supported by Outset Scotland.
Glasgow Visual Artists Award.
Scottish Arts Council / Creative Scotland Artist Award.
Scottish Arts Council / Scottish Screen Award for Film.
Scottish Arts Council Research & Development Award.