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b. 1963

Lives and works in Brighton, UK 





1985 BFA, Middlesex Polytechnic, London, UK


1986 MFA, Chelsea School of Art, London, UK 



Solo Exhibitions



FuturePerfect, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Project for a New American Century, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Tomorrow, Debs and Co., New York, NY



Selected Group Exhibitions


Black Mirror, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (forthcoming)


On the Move: A Century of Crossing Borders, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA



Ametria, Benaki Museum, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece 



Between the Lines, All Visual Arts, London, UK

Paper, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK



Keith Mayerson and Dominic McGill, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

How to Philosophize with a Hammer, White Box, New York, NY

Drawn to Disaster, Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME



Olbricht Collection: Lebenslust and Totentanz, Kunst Halle, Krems, Austria

C'est La Vie: Vanitas from the 15th - 21st Century, Musee Maillol, Paris, France

A Torrent of Words: Contemporary Art and Language, Kohler Art Center, Shboygan, WI



Opportunities, Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY

Sight Mapping, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA



Political Correct, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland

Project for a New American Century, curated by Randi Hopkins, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

The Flight of Fake Tears: Large Narrative Drawing, Inova (Institute of Visual Art), Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

In the Beginning, University Art Gallery UCSD, San Diego, CA

The Other Mainstream II, Arizona State University Art Museum ,Tempe, AZ



In My Solitude, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium

Don't Look, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Next Wave Art, curated by Dan Cameron, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, NY

Landscape (Distance and Removal), Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

International Language, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

Cosmologies, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY



Art on Paper 2006, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

Block Party: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Summer Group Exhibition, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Kamp K48, curated by Scott Hug, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY

Panic Room, works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, curated by Kathy Grayson and Jeffrey Deitch, DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece



Blessed are the Merciful, curated by Jerome Jacobs, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY

Inaugural Group Exhibition, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Looking at Words: The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

Oracle of Truth, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium

Labyrinths: Jan Mancuska, Dominic McGill, Alyson Shotz, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

Greater New York 2005, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

The Art of Aggression, curated by Jean Crutchfield & Robert Hobbs, ReynoldsGallery, Richmond, VA



Democracy Was Fun, White Box, New York, NY

A More Perfect Union, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL

Contemplating War, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Building the Unthinkable, curated by Christian Stayner, Apex Art, New York, NY

Pop Agenda, Installation with Siemon Allen, Fusebox, Washington, D.C.



The World’s a Mess, It’s in My Kiss, Debs and Co., New York, NY

B List, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

Futuribles, Arco’03, Madrid, Spain






Herndon, Lara Kristin. “Dominic McGill at Derek Eller Gallery.” Art Papers Sep./Oct. 2010. Print. 

Shuster, Robert. “Best in Show: Mr. Mindscape.” The Village Voice 28 Apr. 2010. Print. 

Smith, Roberta. "Galleries Being Galleries, but More So.” The New York Times 7 May 2010. Print.



Esquire Magazine Feb. 2009: 61-61. Print.



Smith, Roberta. "Smooth and Safe at Pier 94.” The New York Times 28 Mar. 2008:E34. Print. 

Block, Summer. "Dominic McGill.” ALARM, Issue 30 Apr./May 2008: 64-68. Print. 



Jasper, Adam. "Sings of the Times: Cosmologies.” Art Review Jan. 2007: 30. Print.



Patterson, Tom. “A Profusion of Pleasure.” Winston-Salem Journal 31 Dec. 2006: F3. Print. 

Herbert, Martin. “American History X: Dominic McGill on the lessons of the Death Wish generation.” Art Review 2006. Print. 

A. Z. “Panic Room: Works by Dakis Joannou Collection at DESTE Foundation.” Mar. 2006. Web. 

Newhall, Edith. “American Gothic.” ARTnews Feb. 2006. Print..



Scott, Andrea. “Greater New York 2005.” Time Out New York 2005. Print. 

Kimmelman, Michael. “Greater New York 2005.” The New York Times 18 Mar. 2005. Print. 



Menashi, Steven. “Agitprop.” The New York Sun 22 Jul. 2004. Print. 

Thorson, Alice. “Artists Study War Once More.” The Kansas City Star 24 Oct. 2004. Print.

Cotter, Holland. “Dominic McGill.” The New York Times 30 Jul. 2004: E35. Print.

Rissatti, Howard. “Dominic McGill & Siemon Allen.” Artforum Summer 2004. Print. 

Dixon, Glenn. “When History Throws Us an Endless Curve.” The Washington Post 17 Apr. 2004. Print. 



King, Sarah S. “Dominic McGill.” Art in America Feb. 2003. Print.



Israel, Nico. “Dominic McGill.” Artforum Summer 2002. Print. 

Levin, Kim. “Dominic McGill.” The Village Voice 16 Apr. 2002. Print.

Zamudio, Raul. “Apocalypse Forever.” NY Arts Magazine Apr. 2002. Print.


Public Collections


Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

David Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY