Boo Ritson

Boo Ritson

b. 1969


2003 – 2005 Royal College of Art, MA Sculpture
1999 – 2002 Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College. BA Fine Art (First)
1989 – 1992 Bath Spa University. BACS (Hons) English/History (2:1)

Solo Exhibitions

Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, TX.

Poppy Sebire, London.
Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

Bravin Lee programs, NY. All Aboard, October 20th – November 24th

Back-Roads Journeys. Part 1: The Diner, Alan Cristea Gallery, London

Back-Roads Journeys. Part 2: The Gas Station, Poppy Sebire, London
The Waiting Room, public commission for Land Securities, Portland House, London.

The Hobo and Friends. Galerie Adler, Frankfurt.

BravinLee Programs, New York. Then and Now and Forever.

Alan Cristea New Gallery Publications, London

The Zabludowicz Collection: When We Build, Let us Think That We Build Forever, The BALTIC, Gateshead

HotDogs and Heroes, David Risley Gallery, London

Art Futures, Bloomberg, London

Project Space Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Cast, David Risley Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions


The Materiality of Paint, Fine Art Society, London

One Giant Leap – Works from the Saatchi Gallery, Hyatt Regency Hotel, London

Leap, Contemporary Art Society Fundraiser exhibition and auction, London

Liquids in Contemporary Art, Litvak Gallery, Tel Aviv

Off the Wall, Fine Art Society, London


Thrice Upon a Time, Magasin 3, Stockholm

The New Chapter, Poppy Sebire, London

Sea-Fever, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton

Behind The Mask, The New Art Gallery, Walsall

Dawnbreakers, John Hansard Gallery, Hampshire

The Franks-Suss Collection, The Saatchi Gallery, London


House of Cards, show and auction for Shelter Charity, Haunch of Venison, London

Back to the Future, Robilantand Voena Stair Sainty Galleries, London

Harefield Hospital Benefit Auction and group show at Sotheby's, London

Boule to Braid, curated by Richard Wentworth, Lisson Gallery, London

Blank Canvas Project, touring group show curated by Cedric Cristie, UK

Order from Chaos, touring show, Convento de Santa Iñes, Seville


Order from Chaos, touring show, Centro Andaluz de Fotografia, Almeria

Through the Star Gate, AR/Contemporary, Milan


Portraiture: a fictional narrative, Clifford Chance, London

Anticipation, One One One Gallery, London


The Portrait V22/Ashwin Street, London

Gold Ovada, Oxford

Alan Christea Gallery Publications Group Show, Cork Street, London

Everydebris Including Bob and Roberta Smith, Richard Wentworth, and Terry Smith; St. Paul's Gallery, London

Beauty and the Beast Stourhead, Mere

Scarecrow Including Jake and Dinos Chapman, Hew Locke and Henry Krotsakis in Metsovo, Greece

Crivelli's Nail Including James Hyde, Graham Gussin, Mark Wallinger and Gavin Turk; Chapter Gallery, Cardiff


Accidental Death, with James Aldridge, Masakatsu Kondo, Henry Krokatsis, Ed Ruscha, Michael Simpson, and Jonathan Wateridge; David Risley Gallery, London

Hollow Salon, Hollow Contemporary, London

Nice to Meet You, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles

Be Ready Heart; For Parting, New Endeavour, Including Richard Wentworth, Brian Griffith and Terry Smith; The Great Eastern Hotel, London

Clifford Chance Postgraduate printmaking, Canary Wharf, London

Ad Hoc, David Risley Gallery, London

MA/BA online catalogue, Art Fortnight Selected by Catriona Warren, Art Review and Kay Saatchi

Let Me Hear Your Body Talk, (Performance) Amsterdam

MA Show, Royal College of Art, London

Triumvirate II, Including George Raggett and John Pearson, Los Angeles

Ntopia 2, Los Angeles


Ntopia1, (Art and Ideas) Mexico City

Pilot 1, Limehouse Town Hall, London

Halbes Haus, Including Juan Bolivar, George Buckland, Gordon Cheung, George Doneo, Dave Farnham, Lothar Goetz, Peter Lamb, Jost Muenster,and Joby Williamson; Three Colts Gallery, London Summer show, Royal College of Art, London

Crossroads-Installation, Raid Projects, Los Angeles

Stereo White, Royal College of Art, London

Network, Including Dutch and American artists at De Parel, Amsterdam

Lilo 8 Stag Night, Including Peter Maltz, Frances Richardson, Neil Zakiewicz, Michael Whittle; Gasworks Studios, London

Motorcity, Spitalfields, London


Lilo 6 Returning Night Including Lisa Brice, Andrew Carter, Ray Cooke, Godfried Donker, Paul Duncan, Hew Locke, Peter Lynch, Peter Macdonald, Frances Richardson, Danny Rolph, Nick Wyatt; Gasworks Studios

Viva Las Limehouse Limehouse Arts Foundation, Bow

FlyPitch Project based in Brixton Market

Magdalen Road Studios Associate members show, Oxford

Pizza Prospects Drawing Prize Finalists' Exhibition, Brick Lane, London

Re-Thinking Drawing Raid Projects, Los Angeles

Surprise, Surprise! A Southern Arts funded exhibition touring six Buckinghamshire schools, then High Wycombe Museum Notably PumpHouse Gallery, Battersea Park, London

(selectors: Paul Hedge/ Hales Gallery, Catriona Warren/ Art Review, Martin Coomer/Time Out, and Susie Gray/ PumpHouse Gallery)


Alexandra Abbattista, London
Chadha Collection, NL
Clifford Chance, London
Chris Drake, London
Manfredi Della Gherardesca, Florence
Pascal Guttieres, Paris
Christopher Guth, London
Mark Haukohl, Texas
Jay Jopling, London
Stella Kay, Moscow
Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf
Becky Meyer, London
Stephania Morellato, Milan
David Roberts, UK
Tony & Heather Podesta, Washington, D.C.
Saatchi Collection, London
Kay Saatchi, London
Kaveh Shebani, Londo
Randy Slifka, New York
Jerry Speyer, New York
Christen Sveaas, Norway
Nader Taverkoli, New York
Wolfgang and Anna Titze
Robin White, London
Poju and Anita Zabludowicz, London
Eli Zagury, London

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