Biography

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018 The Passing Show: New Adoration Paintings of London St-Martin-In-The Fields Crypt Gallery
  • 2016 Londonessence: Dust and Shadows Rich Mix Arts Centre Shoreditch
  • 2015 Metropolitan Drift Viking Gallery Margate
  • 2014 Londonessence: Adoration Oxo Gallery
  • 2012 Ebb and Flow The Dixie Queen Paddle Steamer Butler’s Wharf
  • 2012 Top of the World Ma! Searcys Club The Gherkin 30 St Mary Axe
  • 2012 Mexico Calling Milagros Gallery Columbia Road Bethnal Green
  • 2011 London Souls Crypt Gallery St Pancras Church Euston
  • 2011 All this Useless Beauty GX Gallery
  • 2011 Bar Italia Soho
  • 2011 London Unspooled Shortwave Cinema Bermondsey
  • 2010 Documentary Screening of ‘One Year: A year in the life of Ed Gray’ Dir. Michael Holland Shortwave Cinema
  • 2010 Mind Out of Time GX Gallery
  • 2009 Documentary Screening of ‘Ed Gray in Mexico’ Shortwave Cinema
  • 2009 Time Out of Mind GX Gallery
  • 2008 Transmetropolitan, GX Gallery
  • 2007 Glitter and Grime GX Gallery
  • 2006 Fairytales of New York and Lullabies of London GX Gallery
  • 2005 20,000 Streets Under the Sky GX Gallery
  • 2004 London Calling GX Gallery
  • 2003 The Sun and Doves Camberwell
  • 2001 Front St Gallery Bermuda
  • 2001 Dockyard Gallery Bermuda
  • 2001 Brixton and Beyond Fleart Gallery Brixton

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018 Soho Radio Wonderful Sounds Great Windmill Street
  • 2013 ACME Studios 40th Anniversary Web Commission Award
  • 2012 Viktor Wynde Gallery
  • 2010 FIFA World Cup International Art Collection Global Touring Exhibition
  • 2010 London and Londoners City Hall London
  • 2009 Bermondsey Artists Delfina Gallery
  • 2003 Cafe Gallery Southwark Park
  • 2001 Desmond Fountain Gallery Bermuda
  • 2001 Dockyard Arts Centre Bermuda
  • 1996 Glebe Gallery Baltimore Ireland
  • 1994 Tommy’s Bar Cardiff

Residencies

  • ​2014-17 St Mary Magdalene School Peckham
  • 2013-18 London Centre for Contemporary Media Blackfriars BA Music Composition Course
  • 2014 John Ruskin School Walworth
  • 2012 Searcys The Gherkin 30 St. Mary Axe
  • 2010 Guga S’Thebe Arts and Cultural Centre Langa Township Capetown South Africa
  • 2005 Charles Edward Brooke School Camberwell
  • 2001 Drawing Tutor Dockyard Correctional Facility Bermuda
  • 2001 International Artist in Residence Masterworks Foundation Bermuda
  • 1999 St Mary Magdalene Primary School Brockley
  • 1999 Sir James Smith’s School Callington Cornwall
  • 1999 Cornwall Camelford Community College Cornwall
  • 1997 Northwold School Clapton/ Sam and Anne Cohen Day Centre Clapton

Further and Higher Education, Colleges and Universities, INSET Training

  • 2013-2016 Visiting lecturer: London College of Contemporary Music Blackfriars BA Music Composition Course ‘Songs of the city’
  • ​2015 Guest speaker Southampton Solent University Fine Arts Undergraduates ‘Employability Discussion’
  • ​2015 Guest lecturer Sir John Soane’s Museum: William Hogarth
  • 2013-15 Visiting lecturer: ‘Art in the City’ University of Connecticut in London
  • 2011 Guest Lecturer: London College of Communications UAL: ‘Art and the City’
  • 2007 Guest Lecturer: Graduate Week BA and MA Chelsea College of Art UAL
  • 2005 INSET Trainer for teachers from Charles Edward Brooke School Camberwell/ Tate Modern

Secondary and primary school art teacher

  • ​2004-present: Lectures and talks for schools at GX Gallery
  • 2004 Education Officer Camberwell Arts
  • 2004 Painting Tutor Dulwich Picture Gallery
  • 2004 Painting Tutor Tate Modern Bankside
  • 2004 Drawing Tutor ‘Excellence in Cities Programme’ Prince’s Trust Hoxton, London
  • 2004 Education Action Zone Artist Educator Southwark Secondary Schools
  • 2001 Life Drawing Tutor Masterworks Foundation of Bermuda
  • 1999-2003 Art Teacher St Thomas Apostle College Peckham
  • 1996 Carnival Costume Designer and workshop leader Notting Hill Carnival Masquerade 2000
  • 1996 Project Manager Magic Me Mile End Hospital
  • 1996 Devas Youth Club Battersea

Education

  • ​2001 Fellowship to the Masterworks Foundation of Bermuda
  • 1999 Post Graduate Certificate of Education Exeter School of Education
  • 1995 BA Honours degree in Fine Art Cardiff Institute University of Wales
  • 1992 Art Design Diploma in Foundation Studies Wimbledon School of Art

Public Collections

  • ​Tate Britain Archive
  • Masterworks Gallery of Bermuda

Publications

  • Rock of Eye: Ed Gray Painter of City Life 2014  GX Gallery ISBN 978-0-9555879-1-7
  • Pleasure: A Block Study Edgware Road Project 2014 Serpentine Gallery  ISBN 978-1908617163
  • ​Ed Gray Catalogue 2010 pub. EdGrayArt
  • Glitter and Grime: Paintings of London, New York and Bermuda by Ed Gray 2007 pub. GX Gallery ISBN 978-0-9555879-0-0
  • ​Rock of Eye: Ed Gray Painter of City Life’ Published by GX Gallery 2014

​Documentaries

  • ​‘One Year’ Documentary 1hr 15min Dir.Michael Holland 2010
  • ‘Ed Gray in Mexico’ 20 min Dir. Michael Holland 2009

Radio

  • BBC Radio London Robert Elms Show 2007-18
  • BBC Radio London Listed Londoner 2014
  • BBC Radio London Jumoke Fashola Show 2006-2018