Ged Quinn

born 1963


Ged Quinn (born 1963, Liverpool) is an English artist and musician. He studied at the Ruskin School of Art and St Anne's College in Oxford, the Slade School of Art in London, the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. He now lives and works in the UK.

Quinn has exhibited internationally in many shows including 'FOCUS: Ged Quinn' at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA, 'Endless Renaissance' at Bass Museum, Miami Beach, USA, 'Beyond Reality: British Painting Today' at Galerie Rudolfinum in Prague, and 'Newspeak: British Art Now' at State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

He was represented by Wilkinson Gallery and is now represented by Stephen Friedman Gallery in London.

In addition to his work as an artist, Quinn was a member of the 1980s new wave musical groups the Teardrop Explodes, the Wild Swans and the Lotus Eaters, and co-wrote the latter band's 1983 hit single "The First Picture of You".

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