Michael Stubbs

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0.6 Lecturer Painting and Printmaking

Fine Art-Painting & Printmaking

Glasgow School of Art

Research Interests

Contemporary Abstract Painting

Research Profile

My practice is an overlaying or process-based combination of the methodologies of poured abstract painting and pop art signs. I examine the relations between the exploratory act of creating paintings, their context and presentation and how that includes an awareness of the role of digital and virtual images. The intention is to discover how, through the act of making, contemporary abstract painting becomes a material activity that co-exists with and reflects digital representation. By encompassing embodied gesture, form, colour, line, chance, depth and opticality, the digital is referenced in painting by the absence of hand-gestured expression with the use of stencils and clip art alongside industrial processes and materials; flatness, layering, household paints, varnishes and more recentlmore...

Qualifications

PhD Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, 2003
MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, 1990
BA (Hons), Bath Academy of Art, UK, 1987

Latest Additions

  1. Group Exhibition Catalogue: 'Superimposition', Partners & Mucciccia Gallery, London, 2018

    Stubbs, Michael (2018) Group Exhibition Catalogue: 'Superimposition', Partners & Mucciccia Gallery, London, 2018. Superimposition . Carlo Cambi Editore, Siena, Italy/London, UK. ISBN 978-88-6403-291-7
  2. Group Exhibition: 'Superimposition', Partners & Mucciaccia Gallery, London, 2018

    Stubbs, Michael (2018) Group Exhibition: 'Superimposition', Partners & Mucciaccia Gallery, London, 2018. Partners & Mucciaccia Gallery, London, 15 June - 31 August, 2018 [Show/Exhibition]
  3. Video/Lecture: Michael Stubbs; 1990-2017, Liverpool Hope University, 2017

    Stubbs, Michael (2017) Video/Lecture: Michael Stubbs; 1990-2017, Liverpool Hope University, 2017. [Video]
  4. Video/Symposium: 'Destroyed by Shadows', John Bunker, Donal Moloney, Michael Stubbs discuss Contemporary Abstract Painting and the Screen, Liverpool Hope University, 2018

    Stubbs, Michael (2018) Video/Symposium: 'Destroyed by Shadows', John Bunker, Donal Moloney, Michael Stubbs discuss Contemporary Abstract Painting and the Screen, Liverpool Hope University, 2018. [Video]
  5. Group Exhibition: 'Destroyed by Shadows', Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool Hope University, 2018

    Stubbs, Michael (2018) Group Exhibition: 'Destroyed by Shadows', Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool Hope University, 2018. Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool Hope University, 28 Febraury - 13 April 2018 [Show/Exhibition]
  6. Group Exhibition: 'The Colour Suggestion: Between Abstraction and Figuration', Oscar Cruz Gallery, Sao Paulo, 2017

    Stubbs, Michael (2017) Group Exhibition: 'The Colour Suggestion: Between Abstraction and Figuration', Oscar Cruz Gallery, Sao Paulo, 2017. Oscar Cruz Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 29 May - 31 July 2017 [Show/Exhibition]
  7. Group Exhibition: 'Unnatural Vibers', Unit 3, ASC Empson Street Studios, London, 2017

    Stubbs, Michael (2017) Group Exhibition: 'Unnatural Vibers', Unit 3, ASC Empson Street Studios, London, 2017. Unit 3, ASC Empson Street Studios, London, 6 - 21 May 2017 [Show/Exhibition]
  8. Solo Exhibition: Michael Stubbs, Liverpool Hope University, 2017

    Stubbs, Michael (2017) Solo Exhibition: Michael Stubbs, Liverpool Hope University, 2017. The Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool Hope University, 7 Feb- 16 March 2017 [Show/Exhibition]
  9. Group Exhibition: 'Use and Mention', Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London, 2010

    Stubbs, Michael (2010) Group Exhibition: 'Use and Mention', Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London, 2010. Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich University, 26 January - 26 February 2010 [Show/Exhibition]
  10. PhD Thesis: Michael Stubbs, 'Digital Embodiment in Contemporary Abstract Painting', Goldsmiths University of London, 2003

    Stubbs, Michael (2003) PhD Thesis: Michael Stubbs, 'Digital Embodiment in Contemporary Abstract Painting', Goldsmiths University of London, 2003. PhD thesis, Goldsmiths, University of London.