2016  McCarthyism, CASC, University of Chester

2015  Album, Holden Side Gallery, Manchester School of Art

2013  Dr Munscheid Paintings Lowry Hotel, Salford

2011  Dr Munscheid Paintings Philips Gallery, Manchester

2008  These Streets Philips Gallery, Manchester

2006  This Was Home, Touchstones Rochdale Art Gallery

2006  Away From Home, Lowry Hotel, Manchester

2005  Recent Paintings, Fsquared Building, Manchester

2004  All The Things We Saw, Huyton Gallery, Merseyside

2003  Cedar Avenue, Comme Ca Art Gallery, Manchester




2017  Berlin 1936 Olympic Village Project neo:gallery 23, Bolton.

2016  Rogue at Waterside Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

2016  Progress Rogue Project Space

2016  Rogue Cinema Rogue Project Space

2016  Olydo Berlin 16 Deutsche Kreditbank AG Berlin and Berlin Olympic Village.

2015  Hung, Drawn and Curated, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester.

2015  Hankering for Classification Toast, Federation House, Manchester

2013  Neo Art Prize, Market Place Gallery Bolton (commendation)

2013  Zeigen/Reveal Three person show Hebden Bridge Arts Festival

2012  Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

2012  John Moores Painting Prize (Stage 2)

2012  A Century Later, Touchstones Rochdale

2011  Re-Covering Untitled Gallery, Manchester

2011  Affordable Art Fair: Milan, Brussels, Bristol. (with Bleach Box Gallery)

2010  Two Person Show, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester (with Corin Sworn)

2010  Unrealised Potential, Cornerhouse, Manchester, NGCA Sunderland, Void Derry.

2009  Left in Vision at Marxism 2009, London

2009  Kiss of a Lifetime Rogue Project Space, Vane (Newcastle), Bearspace (London).

2009  All Change Royal Standard, Liverpool

2008  The Painting Room Transition Gallery, London

2007  Cube (Centre for the Urban Built Environment) Open, Manchester

2007  Meeting Point axellappprojects, Berlin

2007  Millscapes Touring Exhibition (Rochdale/Oldham/Stockport)

2006  10th Anniversary Exhibition, Philips Gallery Manchester

2005  Pilot 2, Farmiloe Building, London

2005  Light Group Show at Philips Contemporary Art, Manchester

2005  Frankfurt Art Fair, Philips Contemporary Art Gallery stand

2005  The Good Life, Apartment Gallery, Manchester

2005  Building Capacity, Storey Institute Gallery, Lancaster (with Gordon Cheung and Lucy Gunning)


Selected Recent Publications (1): authored essays, papers, reviews, articles and book chapters.


2017 Dreams Never End Catalogue for BA students on Level 6: UNIT X – Fine Art, Art History & Curating, MMU (Essay)

2017 Replica University of Bolton MA students. (Catalogue introduction)

2016 Manchester: A City for Artists? MIRIAD Online, Manchester Metropolitan University (Article)

2016 Higher Education and the Creative Economy (Routledge) (Chapter contributor)

ISBN 978-1138918733

2016 In Camera Collaboration with novelist Nicholas Royle (Negative Press, London)

2016 Fabrications (a-n online). (Exhibition review)

2015 Collaborate! (a-n online). (Exhibition review)

2014 Looking North: The Arts Ecology in Manchester Paper at CRESC Conference (Manchester University)

2014 Manchester’s Creative Economy – Where to Next? Manchester University Urban Forum (Article)

2014 Looking North: The Arts Ecology in Manchester MIRIAD Online, Manchester Metropolitan University

2013 What I Painted and Why Junction Box 4 (Essay)

2012 Encompass University of Bolton MA students. (Review May 24th)

2012 Encompass University of Bolton MA students. (Catalogue foreword)

2012 The Neo Phenomenon Essay on neo:blog (Online)

2010 Not for Profit: Economics in Contemporary Art in ‘Unrealised Potential’ (Cornerhouse Publications). (Essay) ISBN 978-0-9550478-5-5

2004 This is Camp X-Ray Essay commissioned by UHC for ‘Don’t Cross the Line’ Project.

2003 Balkan Reconstruction Review of ‘The Balkan Matrix’ at Cornerhouse Manchester (City Life 478)


Selected publications (2): catalogues, interviews and reviews.


2018 Title tbc (Forthcoming) Dr Iain Adams. Paper about Berlin Olympic Village Project

2017 Berlin Olympic Village Project Review (Bolton News online)

2017 David Gledhill talks about his art and ‘In Camera’, his book collaboration with author Nicholas Royle

 2017 Berlin 1936 Olympic Village Project Exhibition catalogue (University of Bolton)

ISBN 978-0-9929770-1-6

 2017 Olydo Berlin 16 Exhibition catalogue (Palis Advisory GmbH Berlin)

ISBN 978-3-00-055493-3

2017 80 Jahre Olympisches Dorf Art in Berlin (August 2nd)

2016 Dunkle Flecken auf Olympia in Elstal Feature in Westhavellånder (July 16th)

2016 Kunstprojekt zum Jubilåum Geplant Feature in Westhavellander (May 28th)

2016 80 Jahre Olympisches Dorf: Kunstprojekt in Elstal geplant. Feature by Jens Wegener (May 25th)

 2016 Read then reread in order to fully grasp the subtleties of the story – In Camera by Nicholas Royle and David Gledhill Review of ‘In Camera’ by Joe Phelan

2016 McCarthyism: A Mirror from the Past University of Bolton Website

2016 Painter Gives New Life to Pre-War Photographs Bolton Evening News (May 8th)

2016 Artist Recreates Cold War Images Saiqa Chaudhari Bolton Evening News (January 25th)

 2016 McCarthyism catalogue (University of Chester/Apple Pie Publishing)

2016 Snap! Review of ‘In Camera’ by David Gledhill and Nicholas Royle Michael Caines (TLS Blog)

2016 In Conversation with David Gledhill

2015 Arts Lecturer Paints Warning from History by Nigel Barlow (about Manchester online February 8th)

2015 Interview with David Gledhill co-director of Rogue Studios, Eleanor Clayton, Frieze Magazine (May)

2015 The Lives of Ordinary People 40 Kilometers from Hell Uffe Christensen (Jyllands Posten Denmark)

2012 83 year-old recovers her family from a painting Uffe Christensen (Jyllands Posten, Denmark)

2011 Article about the Dr Munscheid Project, Uffe Christensen (KPN online Denmark)

2011 David Gledhill and Corin Sworn by Paul Cordwell (a-n review February)

2011 Art Life for Fleamarket Finds The Bolt Issue 17 Spring 2011 (University of Bolton)

2010 Castlefield Director Kwong Lee discusses work by David Gledhill and Corin Sworn with Susie Stubbs

2010 Interview with Uffe Christensen (December 1st)

2010 Long Shot as Artist Hunts 1950s Photo Family Manchester Evening News (December 3rd)

2010 David Gledhill & Corin Sworn @ Castlefield Gallery by Tania Moore (The 405 Online)

2010 David Gledhill, Corin Sworn by Robert Clark The Guardian (November 6th)

2010 Artist David Gledhill Hunts Exhibition Stars Ian Youngs BBC News Online (November 30th)

2009 Manchester Review (October)

2008 These Streets Exhibition catalogue

2008 City as Lament. David Gledhill’s Urban and Suburban Paintings. Critical Essay by Lyndon Davies

2007 Mills Of The Northwest – Millscapes At Touchstones Rochdale 24 Hour Museum

2006 Millscapes: Art of the Industrial Landscape Exhibition catalogue (Gallery Oldham and Touchstones Rochdale) ISBN 0-9550385-4-5

2006 PN Review (online)

2005 Poetry Review (January)

2004 David Gledhill Revisits his Youth at Kirkby’s Huyton Gallery by Corinne Field. 24 Hour Museum (Online)

2003 Aperto Manchester by Neil Mulholland Flash Art (October)

2003 In Suburbia; Dave Gledhill stops the clocks City Life (February issue)

2002 Figuratively Speaking Interview and feature by Tim Birch. City Life (June)

1997 City Life (June-July)

1996 Artists Newsletter (July)

1992 Daily Telegraph (March 9th)

1988 David Gledhill by Larry Berryman Arts Review (September 9th)

1988 David Gledhill stages his first one man show by Roy Affleck West Sussex Gazette (September 15th)

1988 Arts Review Yearbook

1986 The Times (June 5th)


Additional Information


2017 Member of Heritage Buildings Network.

2017 University of Bolton Jenkinson’s Award for Berlin Olympic Village Project Phase 2

2017 Delivered ‘Artist Run Spaces’ Talk at Manchester School of Art (March 9th)

2016 Panellist at ‘Might & Main’ symposium, Manchester Metropolitan University (October 5th)

2016 Nominated for Outstanding Lecturer Award at University of Bolton

2016 University of Bolton Jenkinson’s Award for Berlin Olympic Village Project Phase 1

2014 Awarded ‘Microcommission’ grant by Cornerhouse, Manchester.

2014 Panellist at ‘Power, Culture and Social Framing’ Conference University of Manchester (Sept 3-5th)

2014 Panellist at Manchester’s Creative Economy: Where to Next? University of Manchester (May 20th)

2007 Ancoats Demolition used as cover for Estates by Lynsey Hanley (Granta) ISBN 9781862079090

2006 – 2008 Member of SmallPond; Artist-led organisation promoting studio groups in Manchester.

2005 – Ongoing. Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at University of Bolton

2005 – Ongoing. Co-director Rogue Artists’ Studios CIC, Manchester

2005 Proposed for British Art Show 6

2003 Panellist at The Personal was Political discussion at Castlefield Gallery

2002 – Ongoing. Freelance writing for various arts projects and individual artists.

2002 – 2004 Contributor to City Life magazine (art reviews and features)

2002 – 2005 Studio Administrator and member of ‘Studio 3’, Manchester

1987 – 1988 Organised exhibitions in support of ‘An Open Mind’; a charity for the handicapped.

1985 – 1988 Member of Red Herring Studios, Brighton

1982 Taught art to children with learning difficulties


 Works in Collections


Works in the collections of East Sussex County Council, Rank Xerox, Halliwell’s, Touchstones Rochdale and Steven Berkoff.