Sep 21st 2011

David Shrigley graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1991. His works on paper, photographs and sculptures have been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the world.His illustrations have appeared in newspapers and magazines such as Esquire (Japan), Donna (Italy), Frieze (UK), The Guardian (UK),Maisonneuve (Canada) and Du (Switzerland). He has produced animated pop promos for artists such as Blur and Bonnie Prince Billy and is also the author of more than 20 books of drawings. He now lives and works in Glasgow and is represented by the Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. In 2006 he produced a spoken word albumShrigley Forced To Speak With Others and in 2007 released a compilation album Worried Noodles featuring 39 artists invited to create songs based on his lyrics originally published in a book of the same name. The project included contributions from David Byrne and Franz Ferdinand amongst others.

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