b.1987, Kent, lives and works in London

Upcoming / Ongoing solo exhibitions and projects:

‘Troy Town Art Pottery’. 2014-ongoing, a radical and psychedelic ceramic studio for artists, London



Shoes, Rob Tufnell, Cologne, October 2018

Heat-Haze Theatre/Hitzeflimmern-Theater, Kunstverein Freiburg, March 2018

More sculpture about dogs and shadows, Koppe Astner, Glasgow, Jan 2018

Early Monodies, Rodeo, July 2018 (with Ian Law)

Plumb Poltergeist, Art Exchange, University of Essex, March 2018 (With Ian Law)


GOMA, Glasgow

Why I built the Cloaca Maxima, Rob Tufnell


Variations on the Chaldon Doom, Markus Lüttgen, Cologne

The Death of Robin Hood, Kelvingrove Art gallery and Museum & Glasgow Botanic Gardens, For Glasgow International


Grotwork, Studio Voltaire, London 
‘Woman expecting triplets returning home from the cinema’,

Woman expecting triplets returning home from the cinema, Aaron Angell and Jack Bilbo, SWG3, Glasgow

Raga for Fishwife, World Class Boxing, Miami


Bumpkin, Rob Tufnell, London

Put John Barleycorn in the old brown jug, Croy Nielsen, Berlin


The Devil's Arse, SPACE, London

The year of the left-hand, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

Selected Group:


The land we live in, the land we left behind, Hauser & Wirth, Somerset


That continuous thing: artists and the ceramic studio 1920-today, Tate St Ives, St Ives, Cornwall. Also co-curator.


The British Art Show 8, Leeds City Art Gallery Koppe Astner, Glasgow
Linn Lühn, Dusseldorf

Potteries Thinkbelt, Rob Tufnell, London Studio Leigh, London 
‘Pool’, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover

A merman I should turn to be, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London ‘Die Marmory Show’, Deborah Schamoni, Munich

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, Hollybush Gardens, London


British, British, Polish, Polish; British and Polish Art Since 1990, CCA, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

Apparatus Criticus, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, May 18

A History of Inspiration, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
‘Hides on All Sides’, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn

Hook, Line and Sinker: Contemporary Drawings from the Collection of Debra and Dennis Scholl, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno


Outrageous Fortune: Artists remake the Tarot, Focal Point Gallery and the Hayward Gallery

As Curator:

That continuous thing: artists and the ceramic studio 1920-today, Tate St Ives, St Ives, Cornwall. March-October 2017


Arts Council Collection 2016

Glasgow Museums Collection 2017

Victoria & Albert Museum 2018


Japan & Korea, With Grizedale Arts, 2018

Tate Artist in Residence 2017, Tate St Ives and The Leach Pottery

Hospitalfield, 2014

Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, 2013

As Judge:

Outset Studiomakers Prize 2018


Education 2007 - 2011 BA (Hons) Fine Art Slade School of Fine Art

Selected Bibliography:

Reviews and articles about artist:

ArtReview, 2018, Review of GoMA exhibition

Artforum July 2016, exhibition review of solo exhibition at Markus Luttgen

Causing trouble with clay, Tanya Harrod, Tate etc. 2017

Top Ten Sculpture 2012: Picks of the year - Aaron Angell at Rob Tufnell, review by Ruba Katrib, Art in America, Jan/Feb 2013

A conversation with Aaron Angell, Lucy Mercer, Universe Magazine #1, June 2012

'Nearly Abstract': Aaron Angell interviewed by Adnan Yildiz, Mousse #32, February/March 2012, pp. 138 – 141

Articles and reviews by Artist:

Craft Reader, Essay about Troy Town, Published by Whitechapel Editions, 2018

The Plant: Troy Town Art Pottery, Essay for That continuous thing, exhibition catalogue and reader

Art Review June 2018, feature, ‘The Fatberg’

Frieze website December 2017, Portfolio feature

Frieze December 2016 review by artist of Ken Price exhibition at Hauser and Wirth

Frieze Jan 2014, article by artist about ‘Beaverworld’

Frieze may 2016, roundtable feature about ceramics Frieze June 2015, feature

Aaron Angell: The Devil's Arse, review by Helen Sumpter, Time Out London, No. 2154, December 1 - 7 2011

Artist's commision: 'Shitten flower clock', with a text by Paul Pieroni, Art Licks, Issue 5, Autumn 2011

'Future Greats: Aaron Angell by Ryan Gander', ArtReview, issue 48, March 2011, p. 89

'Roster', Art Licks, issue 2, spring 2011, p. 36-37

Four film titles', The Book of the Film, Short Run Press, 2009, Curated by Jennifer Bailey