Simon Morley  


Public and Corporate Collections

Akxo Nobel, Holland
Cityside Development, London
Musée Romain Rolland, Clamecy, France
Tate Gallery Library, London
Victoria and Albert Museum Library, London
Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria
Sothebys Institute of Art, London

Public Art Projects


Peckham Library, in association with MoCA, London, funded by Peckham Council, London


High Street Redevelopment Project, Reading (shortlisted proposal)


Commission: Contemporary Art Society, London and Reading Borough Council


Brick Lane, London


Commission: Cityside Development


St. Georges Cemetery Garden, Bloomsbury, London (unrealised commission)


Commission: Camden Council/Heritage Lottery Fund


Museum Street, Bloomsbury, London


Commission: Above/Below

Awards, Residencies & Fellowships

2010 Artist in Residence, Gyeonggi Creation Center, South Korea
2008 British Council Travel Award
  Artist in Residence Program, Paik Hae Young gallery, Soeul, Korea


Artist in Residence, Centre d’Art Contemporain


Parc Saint Leger, Pougues-les-Eaux, Burgundy, France


British Council Travel Award (Japan)


Abbey Fellow in Painting, The British School in Rome


Artist-in-Residence, The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria


Elephant Trust Grant


London Arts Board Grant

Utopia Press (Simon Morley) Publications
Exhibition catalogues and Artists Books designed by Simon Morley

2010 The Sublime: Documents of Contemporary Art (Whitechapel Art Gallery/MIT Press, 2010), edited by Simon Morley


The English Series, essay by Gabriel Coxhead, published in collaboration with Art First


A Short History of Dutch Painting (Part II), essays by Inke van Rijn and Simon Morley. published in collaboration with Metis_NL


Simon Morley’s Classic Japanese Movies, essays by Simon Pummell and Simon Morley, published in collaboration with Taguchi Fine Art


Rossa, essays by Omar Calabrese and Simon Morley, published in association with Galleria Spazia, Bologna


Reading Room, essays by Michael Petry, Jerzy Kierkuc-Bielinski. published in association with MOCA London


The Book Show, essay by Simon Morley, published in association with The Nunnery, London


Post Card: Six Messages from the Twentieth Century, published in association with Percy Miller Gallery, London


A Short History of Japanese Fiction (in translation), essay by Jemima Montagu, published in association with Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo


The Unfortunate Tourist of Helvellyn and his Faithful Dog, published in association with The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria


Winner Northern Arts Catalogue Award, shortlisted for The Art Newspaper Catalogue of the Year Award


Elegy, with Jack Mapanje and Robert Woof, published in association with The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria


Italian Holiday, essays by Alain de Botton, Neal Brown, Chiara Guidi, published in association with Zero arte contemporanea, Piacenza


Collected Works of George Orwell and other Paintings, essays by Simon Morley, Neal Brown, published in association with Percy Miller Gallery