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MESSENGER, TOBY

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    untitled (night drawing) malaga sketchbook
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    untitled (blackboard) collage, august 2011
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    eight ball, collage (june 2011)
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    aerial rhythm (malaga drawing 1) drawing on paper over support, 2010
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    untitled (malaga sketchbooks)
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    untitled (malaga, drawing 2), 2010 chalk pastel on paper, 40" x 50"
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    aerial rhythm (malaga, drawing 4) drawing/collage on paper, 40" x 50" (2010/2011)
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    untitled drawing, 2008
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    untitled (roofs, arbroath) acrylic/gouache on paper, 2008
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    fusbol acrylic on board, 2008
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    west midlands interior (after Braque) collage, newspaper/tape july 2011
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    untitled (roadside, malaga) sketchbook, pastel, 2012
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    untitled sketchbook, july 2012
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    caravan park, painting 1 (elliot park, arbroath) acrylic on paper, 32" x 48" 2007
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    untitled (mirror) (elliot park caravan series) watercolour on paper, 9" x 12" 2007
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    untitled (elliot park) acrylic on paper, 2007
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    drawing 2 (caravan park) 30" x 48", 2006
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    drawing 1 (elliot park, arbroath) 32" x 48", 2006
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    wasteground next to macdonalds drawing, 23" x 32", 2006
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    untitled (mcdonalds) drawing 4 32" x 48", 2006
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    untitled (road) pastel on paper, 32" x 48", 2006
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    untitled watercolour on paper, 2007
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    night drawing pencil on paper, 2007
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    untitled (path, evening) chalk on paper, 22" x 32", 2007
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    untitled watercolour on paper, 2007
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    untitled acrylic on paper, 9" x 12" 2007
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    untitled (elliot park) acrylic on paper, 9" x 12" 2007
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    untitled (building) arbroath pastel on paper, 22" x 32" 2007
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    untitled (car park, elliot park industrial estate) drawing, 22" x 26" 2007
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    untitled collage (newspaper) august 2011
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    untitled drawing 3 32" x 48" 2010
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    untitled drawing 3 (dusk) 32" x 48" 2010
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    untitled (drawing 2) drawing, 32" x 48" 2010
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    untitled chalk on paper, 22" x 32", 2007
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    untitled (evening drawing, arbroath) chalk on paper, 22" x 26", 2007
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    untitled (net curtains) watercolour on paper, 9" x 12" 2007
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    untitled watercolour on paper, 9" x 12" 2007
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    corridor (LKV, Trondheim Norway) chalk on paper, 10" x 14", 2007
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    untitled (grass bank, elliot park) chalk on paper, 22" x 32", 2007
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    untitled (night drawing) chalk on paper, 9" x 12", 2007
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    painting 3 acrylic on paper, 32" x 48", 2007
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    painting 4 acrylic on paper, 32" x 48", 2007
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    untitled (roundabout, siena) chalk on paper, 2002
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    studio floor (LKV, Norway) chalk on paper, 9" x 12", 2007
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    untitled (e.p arbroath, drawing 3) 2006
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    untitled (homage to paul nash) chalk on cardboard, 2008
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    untitled ('shell guide') drawing, 2008
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    untitled collage/drawing (after W G) oct 2011
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    untitled (floor stuff) oil on board, 2006
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    untitled (studio, hospitalfield) drawing, 2008
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    untitled (transmission 2) chalk 2009
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    untitled (drawing from 1st yr art school) drawing, 1997 (95" x 90")
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    untitled drawing on newspaper, aug 2010
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    untitled collage, july 2011
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    untitled aerial exercise drawing/collage
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    untitled (sketchbook)
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    untitled formalist exercise drawing on newspaper, 2010
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    untitled (after Braque) collage, newspaper/tape
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    untitled/ malaga sketchbook drawing
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    untitled/ malaga sketchbook drawing
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    untitled 2001
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    untitled/ malaga sketchbook (back of a bar) drawing
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    untitled (edinburgh sketchbook) drawing
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    untitled (boring drawing 1, ed sketchbook/boring drawings series) drawing
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    untitled (boring drawing 6, ed sketchbook- boring drawing/incident) graphite on paper
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    untitled (aerial rythym 2) unfinished drawing, 40" x 50", 2010/2012
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    untitled (trees, study 1, hospitalfield) acrylic on paper, 2008
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    untitled (crowd/collaged appropr image series) drawing, oct 2009
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    untitled (after P N/crowd appropr series- ongoing) drawing on paper over support, 2009
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    untitled (after C B/crowd appropr series- ongoing) drawing, 2009
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    untitled drawing, 2008
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    untitled (after H M) drawing on paper, over support, feb 2010
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    untitled (studio, hospitalfeld) drawing 2010
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    untitled (boring drawing 3, ed sketchbook, boring drawing series)
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    untitled (figure/interior) drawing, aug 2012
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    untitled (after F P) drawing, aug 2012
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    untitled (figure/mirror) drawing, aug 2012
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    untitled (after M) drawing, aug 2012
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    untitled (malaga, drawing 1) 40" x 50", 2010
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    unitlted (trees, hospitalfield) drawing, 2010
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    untitled 2001
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    untitled 2006
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    untitled (studio, hospitalfield) drawing, 2010
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    untitled sketchbook
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    untitled malaga sketchbook
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    untitled malaga sketchbook
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    untitled (roadside) malaga sketchbook
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    untitled (horizontals/verticals. court/cement work office) malaga sketchbook
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    untitled malaga sketchbook
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    untitled sketchbook (drawing 4 - boring drawings) graphite
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    untitled (boring drawing 5)
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    untitled (boring drawing 5)
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    untitled (underpass, balloch) drawing
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    untitled (south) oil on canvas, 2003
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    untitled drawing (figure series) aug 2012
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Big dusty drawings scattered along the floor in a succession of big empty feet entangling my long johns silver spoon big time rag band randy bastard.

 

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Forthcoming exhibition: 'the effects of good and bad government' , solo show @ glasgow project room.

Preview Sat 13th August, 7 − 9pm. exhibition 14th August - Sat 20th August

 

Born in Birmingham in 1976. Studied painting BA at the Glasgow School of Art between 1996 and 2000.

 

Group shows include 'in-between' inter/media Glasgow 2005, 'Flat/Space' Babel Trondheim Norway 2007, The Aspect Painting Prize finalists show The Gallery Cork St London 2009, 'The Painted Image' House for an Art Lover Glasgow 2009, 'Hell for Leather' Glasgow Project Room 2009, and 'the pschopathology of everyday life' with andrew cranston, lorna robertson and sandy grant in glasgow project room 2011

Solo Shows include 'Freedom No.5' The Glasgow Art Club 2007.

Artist in residence at Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim Norway in 2007, and at Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Scotland in 2006, 2008, 2010. Public art collections include Oya Helsehus Norway. I set up additional studios at Glasgow Independent Studios in 2001. 

 


Bibliography

21/03/09- Aspect Prize 'Artist Profile'. The Glasgow Herald
2007 - 'Babel 2007' - publication of LKV annual residency exhibition progam
22/12/07 'With A Hint of Munch' ('Med en anelse Munch') Review in 'Udresleavifen'. Heidi Oliv Wollamo.

Dec 2007 'Intimate Meditations'. Kristin Mandt Heim 
July 2005 'In-Between' Exhibition Review The List. Alexander Kennedy

June 2005 'In-Between' Essay (Jackie Anderson and Toby Messenger). Jack Mottram

 

 

 

 

 

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