Stuart Whipps is an artist based in Birmingham, UK. He often makes work about things
he doesn’t understand and doesn't know how to do. Currently this includes restoring a 1979 Mini with the assistance of former British Leyland workers, training to make geological thin sections at the University of Birmingham and working with a seventeenth century sign language devised by Sir Christopher Wren.
He has exhibited his work across the UK and internationally and is the recipient of a number of awards. He works predominantly with photography and video alongside reconfigured existing or remade materials.
Selected solo exhibitions include: Isle Of Slingers, Spike Island 2016, Bristol. Photo Colour Services, Ithuba Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa. Birth Springs, Death Falls, Flat Time House, London. 2013. Why Contribute to The Spread of Ugliness? , Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 2011. New Wooabbeleri, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-On-Sea, 2010.
Selected group exhibitions include: British Art Show 8, UK, 2015 - 2017. Reference Works: Guangzhou, Guanghzhou, China, 2014. Relatively Absolute, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire, 2013. Community Without Propinquity, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, 2011. East International, Norwich, 2009.