About

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Roxy Topia and Paddy Gould are collaborative artists currently based in Birkenhead, UK. 

Roxy Topia (b. 1982)
BA (Hons) Fine Art at UCCA, Canterbury 2003- 2006 
Paddy Gould (b. 1980) 
BA (Hons) Fine Art at Kingston, London 2002-2005

Collaborative Exhibition History

2019
‘Nice to meet you’, George and Jorgen, Oxfordshire
‘Multipack’, Bunker Gallery, Manchester

2018
‘Watching Limbo’, Caraboo Projects, Bristol
‘Dirty Un/Realism’, Studio 1.1, London
‘Refried Beans’, Studio 2, Todmorden (Solo show)

2017
‘RAIR 50th Anniversary’, RMAC, Roswell, New Mexico, USA

2016 
‘Christmas Show’, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, UK
‘I CYBORG’, Gazelli Art House, London
‘Into the Valley’, Robinwood Mill, Todmorden
‘Neo:Print Prize 2016’, Neo Gallery, Bolton
‘Great Pretenders’, Studio 1.1, London (solo show)
‘Got Worms?’, A Small View, Liverpool (Solo show) 

2015
‘The Recovery Positions’, Roswell Museum & Art Center, Roswell, NM, USA (Solo Show)
‘Lumen Festival’ Staten Island, NY, USA
‘Sex Shop’, Transition Gallery, London

2014
‘An Absolutely Distinct Still-Life’, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast 
‘All the fun of the fair’, Aside Bside Gallery, London 
‘Sex Shop’ Folkestone Triennial, UK 
‘Massages From The Second Brain’, (Project LALO), Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, USA (Solo show)
‘Hello LA’, (Project LALO) Studio 1.1, London
‘Art Convertors’, Studio 1.1, London

2013
‘Where the magic happens’, Hackney Picturehouse, London (Solo Show)
‘This Year’s Model’, Studio 1.1, London
‘Solo Projects Basel’, George and Jorgen, Basel
‘Summer Fete’, Ceri Hand Gallery, London

2012
‘Prophetic Diagrams’, (Curated by Will Corwin) George and Jorgen, London
‘Hubba Hubba, 30 Artists 30 Days’, Studio 1.1, London (solo show)
‘Somewhere in the Horopter’, Mediodia Chica, Madrid
‘Drip Into Something More Comfortable’ George and Jorgen, London (Solo show)
‘Filmideo’ Index Art Centre, Newark NJ, USA
‘My Five New Friends, by Oliver Braid’, The Royal Standard, Liverpool

2011
‘Sluice Art Fair’, Mayfair, London
‘Emerging London’, Identity Gallery, Hong Kong
‘Inside Out’, Phillips de Pury, London
‘Contemporary Drawing’, The Bohemia Space, Liverpool

2010
‘New Contemporary Art Part One’, George and Jorgen, London
‘Liverpool Reflections’ Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria

2009
‘Evil Night’ (Also with Sam Savage and Gema Melgar) Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool
‘Hitler Night’ (Also with Ben Gould, Cormac Gould, Gary Dower and Clare McMahon) Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool
‘Portrayal and Perpetration’ Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool

2008
‘More Than This’ Oriel Daffyd Hardy, Caernarvon, Wales

Residencies
2015-2016 Roswell Artist in residence, New Mexico, USA 
2014- Troy Town Art Pottery, Open School East, London 
2010-’Urban Interventions’ (Jan-April), Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria
Artist Talk- Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012

Publications
2010- The Drawing Paper, Issue 1
The Marmite Art 2013 prize Catalogue

Other
2015 – Judges, Roswell UFO Costume Contest.  

Reviews
I’m not perfect but I’m perfect for you by Linda Pittwood for Yishu Shijie, Artworld Magazine, China
Drip into something more comfortable Review by Jessica Holtaway
Visual Vibrations, Topia Gould find the art worlds g-spot.
My five new friends review by Linda Pittwood for The double negative 
My Five New Friends Reviewed
Got worms? Review by Patrick Kirk-Smith
Roxy Topia and Paddy Gould: Got Worms?

Individual Exhibition History 

Patrick Gould

2009
‘Last chance to Lose’ (In Collaboration with Gabriel Stones),Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool
‘Pencil It In’ Red Wire, Liverpool
‘Fear and Optimism’, Bloc Projects, Sheffield
‘Members Show Exchange’ G126, Galway
‘Sale’, The Royal Standard, Liverpool
2008
‘Marmite Prize For Painting’, Studio 1.1, London
‘Roy Castles Vision Of Hell’, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool
‘The Garden Show’, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
Various House Shows Around Liverpool, 2007/08
2007
‘TruckStop’ Metal, Liverpool
‘Tuber Volcano’ The Royal Standard Studios, Liverpool
2006
‘Then + Then’, Shoreditch Town Hall, London. **
‘Circus’, Three Colts Gallery, London.**
‘Projektor’ CGP, London. **
‘Videoclub’, Brighton Fringe Arts Production, Brighton. **
2005
‘Inner Brave Ravens. CHAINED’, Catalyst Arts, Belfast **
‘For The Love Of God’, Art at Carnaby, London. **
‘Fleamarket II’, TemporaryContemporary, London. **
‘Bjarne vs Reality vs The Paris Sonography: Snuff Eagle and Matta- Dark Herald and Destroy’ (In Collaboration with Hugo Rayon), Catalyst Arts, Belfast.
**(Collaborative work with George Barker)

Roxy Topia

2009
‘Drawn In’ The Old Barbershop at the Bluecoat, Liverpool
‘Pencil it in’ (Group show Organised by Roxy Topia and Mike Aitken), Red wire, Liverpool
‘Fear and Optimism’ BLOC, Sheffield
2008
‘Drawing show’ Red Wire, Liverpool
‘Visions of Hell’ (In Collaboration with Oliver Braid) Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool
4 separate house shows Various locations in private houses in Liverpool
2007
‘A Proper Horrorshow’ (In Collaboration with Oliver Braid), Red Wire, Liverpool
‘Truckstop’ (In Collaboration with Oliver Braid), Edge Hill Train Station, Liverpool
2006
‘Salon show’ A Foundation, Liverpool
‘UCCA Degree Show’ UCCA, Canterbury, Kent

Publications
2008– Issue Dec 2008, Art Review