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by Alexander Heaton

Alexander Heaton is an English painter and printmaker based in London. Having spent his early years in North Yorkshire he moved to London and graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2005 with an honours degree in Fine Art.
He has exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally. Most notable recognition to date has included his solo show, The Secret of the Runes at the Residence Gallery London, which was selected to be in the Pulse Art Fair, Miami in 2011 to much critical acclaim. He has been shortlisted for the Marmite painting prize and has shown in The Future Can Wait, which was conceived as a complement to London’s Frieze. He has also participated in a number of other international art fairs including the 07 Projects Art Fair, London. The London Art Fair (2009 and 2011) with Contempory Art Projects, Aqua Art Fair, Miami (2008) with the Lounge Gallery. Alexander’s first solo show was The Horn that Matters (2007) at The Empire gallery.
Alexander recently won the Mountain Tracks Photography Prize and was given the chance to climb with world-renowned mountain guides in Zermatt. He successfully summated Monte Rosa, Switzerland’s highest peak, Castor, Pollux, and the Briethorn. The expedition also successfully raised a large sum for Cancer Research UK.
His work was published in Bant Magazine last year - Turkeys premier art monthly publication, The Sunday Times Magazine - article covering his show at the Empire Gallery in Vyner Street, Amelia’s Magazine covering his first solo show - The Horn that Matters, and a full page spread in Time Out whilst he was still studying at Saint Martins.
Furthermore, Alexander’s paintings are widely collected by both large corporations and personal collectors and are placed most notably in the following collections, Bourne Capital, Wellington Management, The Hollywood Art Collection Miami, Cognetas, The Austrian Alpine Club, Raheel Aslam Dubai, Nigel Gruneberg, and Simon Rumley the film director.
Central Saint Martins School of Fine Art BA (Hons) Fine Art.
Cleveland College of Art and Design BTEC Diploma Foundation Studies.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2011 The Secret of the Runes - Pulse Art Fair, Miami.
2011 Trebuchet - The Residence Gallery, London.
2010 Abyssal Wolpertinger - Medcalf Gallery, London.
2009 Harz – Clarke Gallery, Berlin.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2011 Wunderkammer, Clarke Gallery, Bermingham/Berlin/New York/St Johns 
2010 The Future Can Wait, Ellis Rumley Projects, London.
2010 Happiness Machines, Rise Gallery, Berlin.
2009 Splashback, Clark Gallery, Berlin.
2009 Perfect Present, Stable Productions, 242 Gallery, London.
2009 The London Art Fair, Contemporary Art Projects, Islington.
2008 Salon 08 Matt Roberts Fine Art, Vine Space, Vyner Street, London.
2008 The Damned and the Saved, Stand point Gallery, London.
Alexander is represented by-
The Residence Gallery, London.
Clarke Gallery, Berlin/Birmingham.