Born: Adelaide Australia

Lives: Melbourne Australia and London UK

1993 - 94
Tutor and Technician Printmaking Department, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

Diploma of Adult Education, Hawthorn Campus, University of Melbourne, Australia

1985 Offered studio by J Walker at Gertrude Contemporary

Diploma of Canberra School of Art, Canberra, Australlia

Selected Solo Exhibitions


volta NewYork solo project March 8 - 15th


and I would see flowers through your eyes Drawing show and book launch Patrick Heide Contemporary Art 19th Octorber


Under a White Sky, Drawing show with book launch performance 29th Feburary, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art      




Arches and Seizures  Ice Trumpet performance  and book launch7-31 October    

Kaleid editions project space London



Empty and Invisible Ice Trumpet Performance and drawing show London.

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art April 30 - june 15 London




In Space We Trust, T1+2 artspace May 18 - 19 June London

If your head was closed off on all sides
, patrick heide art projects, London

Please do not forget your surface
T1+2 Artspace, London

Alex Hamilton - Recent Work
Succession Gallery, London

New Works
(created during residency), Kunstverein Salzburg, Austria
The straight line
Ice Trumpet performance   Alpha Jetzt Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany

Sixteen different landscapeds British Council, Prague, Czech Republic

Selected Group Exhibitions & Performances


DRAWING NOW PARIS. Le Carreau du Temple, Paris 30 March-.03 Apri


Interviews from Yale University Radio WYBCX “Lives of the Most Excelllent Artists, Curators, Architects, Critics and more, like Vasari’s book updated.  The Art World Demystified, Hosted by Brainard Carey.

HEARSE Alex Hamilton/David Palliser Ice Trumpet performance at Conduit Gallery Melbourne October 2015

Material, Texture, Surface: Thoughts on Drawing. Inflection Journal, Launch Show at Delux Gallery Melbourne

Drawing Now Paris, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art


Down to Zero: 

with Prunella Clough, David Connearn, Simón Granell, Andrea Gregson, Bridget Riley, Dieter Roth and Piers Wardle Curated by Michael Roberts 11th September to 11th October 2014 Patrick Heide Contemporary Art


The John Ruskin Drawing Prize Shortlist Exhibition: Millennium Gallery Sheffield, 28 June – 12 October partnering the major V&A exhibition,

Recording Britain

DRAWING NOW PARIS |. SALON OF CONTEMPORARY DESIGN at Carreau du Temple 26 to March 30, 2014

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art



Cutlog NY MAY 8TH-13TH


Salon du Dessin Contemporain PARIS  March


Volta 7 Basel Patrick Heide Contemporary Art 13th to 16 June

Drawing Now Paris Carrousel du Louvre 24th to 28th March

Lieder aus dem Morast / Songs of the Swamp  Kunsthalle Exnergasse 27 January to 5 March. Vienna Austria  


Eraserhead Fruehsorge Gallery Berlin September 10-23 Jonathan Callan - Jürgen von Dückerhoff - Alex Hamilton - Bertram Hasenauer Christian Holstad - Hansjörg Schneider - Mark Sheinkman - John Sparagana

KALEID editions New York Art Book Fair

Moving Still  Curated by Jonathan McLeod 2nd tho 24 September Guillochon Gallery london

Constellations a Large number of Small drawings. Curator Vanessa Gerrans

Part of  International Drawing Out conference RMIT University Gallery Melbourne Australia

Salon du Dessin Contemporain PARIS  24 – 28 March

PULSE New York 4 - 7.March.

Please Don’t Let me be Misunderstood  Save 10 Murray Street  5 May to 28 May  Hobart Australia    

Sound Sculpture Performance, under the auspices of Masato Takasaka, Sutton Gallery Melbourne Australia



      The Grand Plasto-Books, Kaleid editions Project space London curator Deeqa    


If you melted I would melt myself into you. Ice trumpet performance and drawing show Alex Hamilton and Christian Holstad, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art May 20

The Free Art Fair London October London



Open Folds Hockney Gallery Royal College of Art, curated by Clare Carolin

All Capital letters Deutsche Bank December 4 London

Dead City St Pancras Cript August 27 Curated by Hugh Mendes London

/seconds. Magazine Issue 9 online publishing project

edited by Peter Lewis

The Free Art Fair London October London

Aqua Miami Patrick Heide Contemporary Art

Ice Trumpet performance Tribute to Malcolm Lowry Performance,

at An Evening of Loss by The Last Tuesday Society.

Aqua Miami Patrick Heide Contemporary Art

Zoo Art Fair T1+2artspace London

Avatar of Sacred Discontent, touring exhibition

Curated by Flora Fairbairn and Wolfe Lenkiewicz. London

Obsession durch Technik Berlin, artMbassy Gallery

curator Patrick Heide, mit Andy Harper, Thomas Kilper, Dirk Krecker. Berlin

/seconds. Magazine Issue 5 online publishing project

edited by Derek Horton and Peter Lewis

Salon 2007: New British Painting and Works on Paper.

curated by Flora Fairbairn and Sotiris Kyriacou. London

Ice Trumpet Performance, Loss; an evening of exquisite misery, London.

Art Forum Berlin, Patrick Heide Art Projects, 30 September 4

Newspaper, a newspaper about artists who work with newspapers.
Fiona Banner, Angus Fairhurst, Mark McGowan, Hugh
Mendes, Jamie Reid. Published by Eleanor Brown, September. London and Los Angeles

Table Top Beth Campbell David Payton Raymond Pettibon Andy
Warhol Amy Wilson. July August, Josee Bienvenu Gallery New
York NY

The End of Civilization, With J & D Chapman, Paul Fryer, Margarita Gluzberg, Rut Blees Luxemberg, Curated by Nick Hackworth and Wolfe Lenkiewicz, ( Lisa Samoto). Port Eliot Lit Fest and Zoo Art Fair

Concrete, Sausage and other Team Ghosts, After The Butcher gallery Berlin May - July.

Drawing show curated by Patrick Heide Recent Drawing space

Water , Multimedia Sartorial Gallery West London

New Gothic (curated by Martin Sexton), Tate Britain, London

/seconds. Magazine Issue 2 online publishing project edited by
Derek Horton and Peter Lewis

Art Chicago T1+2artspace
Scope New York Patrick Heide Art Projects

Zoo Art Fair “Ark” Wolfe Lenkiewicz t1+2artspace

Art News (incl. Martin Creed & Gillian Wearing), Raid Projects, Los Angeles

from our cold hands VTO Gallery London (curated by Thomas Kilpper)

Artist’s Association of Autonomous Book Art and Magazines, Book Fair, Berlin

Art News (incl. Martin Creed & Gillian Wearing) Three Colts Gallery, London

The Patterns on the Plans and the Lack of Plan Plan T1+2 Artspace, London

Publish and be damned Artist’s Publication Show, The Crypt, London

Mothers Oxford House, London, (curated by Harry Pye)

Ice trumpet performance
Swiss light on the Tate Swiss Embassy, London

Stoke Newington Festival Ice trumpet performance, UK
Pagemakers London Artist’s Book Fair, London
Ice trumpet performance La llama International Artist’s Workshop, Venezuela

1994 - 99
Pagemakers Gracefield Arts Centre (Touring exhibition), UK
Ice trumpet performance Braziers International Artist’s Workshop, Braziers, UK
Super Nature Studio A, London
Lady’s Smoking Room Installtion, Grand Midway Hotel, St. Pancras, London
Worth St. Pancras Station, London
A Matter of Making CSA Alumni, Canberra, Australia
Fragile Objects Embassy of Australia, Washington DC, USA
De la ville du Locle Winterthur, Switzerland & National Library of Australia, Canberra
Washington Art Book Fair, Corcoran Gallery, DC, USA
Ten Years of Graphic Investigation Canberra School of Art, Canberra, Australia

Books and Boats State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
The City and Beyond La Trobe University Gallery, Melbourne (Touring Exhibition)
1989 Four Bodies Stuart Gertsmann Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
1987 Scitture: Pagine e Immagini National Library, Milan, Italy (curated by Gino Gini)

Bibliography (selection)


Yale University Radio WYBCX

Conversations with artists, writers, curators and more – about art and the art world as we know it. Hosted by Brainard Carey October

Inflection Journal of the Melbourne School of DesignAlex Hamilton Material, Texture, Surface: Thoughts on Drawing.  November 2015


 Alex Hamilton Works -2009 catalogue Patrick Heide Contemporary Art published by GlobalArtAffairs , Peter Lodermeyer und Susanne Morsch Germany


Books By Artists: Australian Artists Books By Alex Selenitsch Publisher Parkes, A.C.T. National Gallery of Australia,


Laura K Jones on Alex Hamilton at T1+2 London Saatchi Website

The Gentle Art of Making Enemies by Andrew Colard, Lulu publications
Tintin and the secret of Literature by Tom Mc Carthy, Gratna Books.
Celeste Art Prize short list catalogue.

Contemporary Art Magazine, Review of „Art News“, Melissa Gronlund
Contemporary Art Magazine, Review of T1+2 Show, Andy Weir

The Independent, 29th July 05, Review „Please do not forget your surface“
Sue Hubbard

The Age, Review of „Four Bodies“ Exhibition, Elizabeth Cross
Grants & Residences


the NARS Foundation 2016 Season III & IV International Artist Residency Program. Brooklyn, New York July 1 – December 22, 2016


VACB Travel Grant, Australia Council

Braziers International Artist’s Workshop

Artist in Residence, Künstlerhaus Salzburg, Austria

Artist in Residence, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

VACB Project Grant, Australia Council

Extraordinary Fellow, Akademie Vytvarnych Umeni


Saatchi Colection

Baltimore Museum of Modern Art USA
Denver Museum of Modern Art USA
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Tate Library, London
National Gallery of Australia
The Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne
Gino Gigi Archives, Milan
Art Gallery of South Australia
Judith Hoffberg Archives, California, USA
Paragon Press, Charles Booth-Clibbon, London
Private Collections in Australia, Scotland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, UK, US