Danny Leyland

London, UK
strike up a correspondence here: dan.leyland@yahoo.co.uk


Contemporary Art Now, June 2024. A group exhibition for Arusha Gallery. Ibiza, Spain.

The Royal College of Art MA Painting public facing exhibition. 19-23 June, 2024.

'The fruit is not there to be eaten', 2024. An Art Accent platform curated by Sunjoo Jung for Art Busan 2024, Korea.

'Club Silencio', group exhibition at Bermondsey Project Space, London. Exhibition text by Danny Leyland. 16-20 January 2024. 

'Palimpsestic Impressions', group exhibition with Arusha Gallery, London. Curation and exhibition text by Danny Leyland. 11 January - 3 February 2024.

'Reverdie', group exhibition with Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh. 29 June - 23rd July 2024.

'Hawthorn and the Feast of Julian', Arusha Gallery's New York summer series. Gallery One, High Line Nine, NYC, USA. 16-28 May 2023.

'Star of the Sea', Pig Melon Gallery, Boorloo (Perth), Western Australia. 13th January 2023.

‘Foik Flaw’, Sett Studios, Edinburgh. 13th August 2022.

‘A New Folklore’, Fish Factory, Penryn, Cornwall. 12th May 2022.

'Cruel Intentions', group exhibition with Arusha Gallery, London. 9-18 October 2021.

Bankley Gallery Open Call. 24 September 2021. Manchester

'Bathing Nervous Limbs', group exhibition with Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh. Edinburgh Art Festival. 29 July - 29 August 2021

'Painters Showing Paintings.' Group exhibition. Online only. January 2021

'Debris Dance'. Solo show at Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh. 2-27th April 2020

'A High Hang'. Group exhibition at Eccleston Project Space,London. 4-7 December 2019

'Digging'. An EMBASSY Gallery off-site project, Basic Mountain, Edinburgh, August 2nd-5th 2018

'First There Was The Deed'. A solo presentation for Oxfordshire Art Weeks. Goring-on-Thames. May 24th-28th 2018

'Apple Bobbing'. Group exhibition for EMBASSY Gallery. February 16th 2018

'Wrap Around'. Directed and produced event at the Scottish Poetry Library for Book Week Scotland 2017. December 2nd

'Wishing Wells'. Group exhibition at Basic Mountain, Edinburgh. September 2nd 2017

'Palais du Poisson'. Artist room for Rhythm Machine @ Summerhall, 5th August, Edinburgh Fringe 2017

'Horrible Horse and Face, the Face'. Solo work-in-progress presentation for Edinburgh Palette, St. Margaret’s House, Edinburgh. 7-23rd July 2017

'Jouissance'. Group exhibition. Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh, June 8th-13th, 2017

'April is the Strangest Month II'. A Vine Box event at Mash House, Edinburgh. April 22nd, 2017

'April is the Strangest Month I'. A Vine Box event at Edinburgh Palette, St Margaret's House, April 14th 2017

'Creeler's Cottage.' Artist room for Rhythm Machine, at Studio 24, Edinburgh, February 17th

'RSA New Contemporaries'. Royal Scottish Academy. Edinburgh February 2017

Degree Show. Edinburgh College of Art. May 28th – June 6th 2016

'Salonathon'. Group exhibition at Embassy Gallery, March 2016

'Beneath the Body.' Group exhibition at Tent Gallery, Edinburgh, March 2nd 2016

'Illuminations: the marriage of image and text'. Group exhibition for Black & Blue, The Crypt gallery, London, July 2014.

'RBA annual exhibition'. The Mall Galleries, London. 2013.


Oxford American Magazine. Summer 2021, 'the place' issue.

Fleming Collection website. 'Bathing Nervous Limbs' reviewed by Susan Mansfield. 11/08/2021 

'21 for 2021', Artists and Illustrators Magazine. January 2021 issue.

ArtMaze Mag. Summer 2020 issue.

'Class of 2016'. The University of Edinburgh alumni. Online.

The Skinny Magazine. 2016. 

Residencies, awards, other

Waverton Art Prize, shortlisted artist. 2024.

Jackson's Painting Prize, runner up and shortlisted artist. 2024.

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant recipient, 2021 & 2023.

Kriti Gallery, artist residency. Varanasi, India. July-August 2019

Hospitalfield graduate residency. Arbroath, UK. November 9th-20th 2017

Graduate Studio Award, Edinburgh Palette. Edinburgh, UK. 2016-2017.

Art Castle International, artist residency. Poovar, Kerala, India. July-August 2015.

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