Bex Massey [b.1985, Newcastle] graduated with a Ba FA Hons in 2007 from The Cass and in 2013 with a MA FA from Chelsea College of art. Since obtaining her Masters she has been shortlisted for The Signature Art Prize 2014, Young Masters Art Prize 2014, The Taking Shape Prize 2016, Blooom Award, 2016 and been acknowledged with the Butterbiggens Prize in British Painting in 2019. Her work can be found in The Leslie Collection, UK; Trollhattans Konsthall, Sweden as well as private collections across the UK, Germany & US.
Massey has exhibited nationally and internationally: Recent examples of which are Blitz Mentality, Wallspace LA, USA and solo show ÀhhÁ, arebyte LASER, London in 2017; Orbital, LEWIS, Singapore and solo show ÀhhÁ ÀhhÁ, Slugtown, Newcastle in 2018 and solo show Do you want chips with that at SHELF Spanish City, Whitley Bay this year.
SHOWCASED EXHIBITIONS: 2019:
Do you want chips with that, Solo show. SHELF SPANISH CITY, Whitley Bay.
ÀhhÁÀhhÁ, Solo show. SLUGTOWN, Newcastle upon Tyne.
ÀhhÁ, Solo show. arebyteLASER, London.
That Blitz Mentality, UAL Alumni. Wallspace, Los Angeles, USA.
Shortlisted Taking Shape Prize, cueB Gallery, London.
The secret lives of shoes, Shoeworld, London.
Shortlisted Young Masters Art Prize, Lloyds Club, London.
Shortlisted Young Masters Art Prize, Sphinx Fine Art, London.
Shortlisted The Signature Art Prize, Old Spitalfields Market, London.
March, Solo show. A-Side B-Side Gallery.
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:
I miss u said the lol cats, Oh Kay gall, York.
CellBlock, Unit G Gallery, London.
New Materialities in the Digital Age, Harlesden High Street, London.
SECRET CHARTER, The Dulwich Picture Gallery, London.
Splash, Shelf Spanish City, Whitley Bay.
Orbital, LEWIS, Singapore.
WO/ Vane Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.
404 not found, Redwing Gallery, Penzance.
Roots and Wings, The House of Blah Blah, Middlesbrough.
Lexicon of artistic gesture, Sheffield Institute of art, Sheffield.
BACK/BOX, HUTT, Nottingham.
MINCE, 11 Market Way, London.
Acts of searching closely, ASC Gallery, London.
DANGLE, Bargain, E. Sussex.
Unusual Materials & Collage, The Chelsea Arts Club, London.
KUNSTPOSTSTELLE, GEDOK Gallery, Berlin.
monoCHROMA, The Crypt Gallery, London.
On to the next, MUESLI, The Royal Standard, Liverpool.
Tropical Paradise, Paper Arts, Bristol.
The Chelsea Arts Club, The Chelsea Arts Club, London.
3045 Variations, DreamSpace Gallery, London.
Salon II. Gotta get paid? Project Space 103, Newquay.
Got Mail? ebContemporary, Bristol.
Showdown, BLOC Projects, Sheffield.
Pride in London, Take me home projects, London
I’m so excited, HaHa Gallery, Southampton.
Death of Intention, hARTslane studios, London.
404th Wall, Newbridge books, Newcastle upon Tyne.
GROup, hARTslane studios, London.
I’m not done and you, The Archive Gallery, London
The Salon, Project Space 103, Newquay
Faux Sho, Assembly House, Leeds.
aPANOPTICON, Espacio Gallery, London.
404th wall, Newbridge Project, Newcastle upon Tyne.
I’m not done, Islington Arts Factory, London.
All the fun of the fair, A-side B-side Gallery, London.
Bow Arts Festival, Balfron Tower, London.
Guest Artist, Cultivate Gallery, vyner street, London.
Dr H, Juno, London.
Chelsea Cafe series #8, Chelsea school of Art, London.
Young Masters, Sphinx Fine Art, London.
Freeze, Espacio Gallery, London.
MA show, Chelsea school of Art, London.
Fly By Night. Exhibition 1: Division of Labour. Brunel Museum, London.
In two parts. Cookhouse Gallery, London.
Yeastie Girls, Cultivate gallery, London.
Pixelkitchen, Kunst Bankett, Frankfurt.
Dreaming of a Black and White Christmas, A-side B-side gallery, London.