Lives and works in Wales, UK, and Berlin, Germany


EDUCATION


2007-2009- Royal College of Art- MA (RCA)- Printmaking

2000-2003- Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design- BA Honors Fine Art

1999-2000- Carmarthenshire College of Technology and Art- Foundation Diploma


EXHIBITIONS


2019

Hosting: On Symbionts, Parasites and Other Relations, Interiors to Being, Berlin, Germany

What We Don't Have We Can Create, Galerie Pada, Lisbon, Portugal


2018

Monoliths, CICA Museum, Seoul, South Korea (solo show)

Everything Flows, Takt Gallery, Berlin, Germany


2017

Form (Force), VCUQatar Gallery, Doha, Qatar

International Exhibition on Conceptual Art, CICA Museum, Seoul, Korea


2016

Independent Music Video and Sound Art, CICA Museum, Seoul, Korea


2015

Artist Inventor, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S

Avatar, India Art Fair, New Dehli, India


2014

dRAW, Black Swan Arts Center, Frome, UK

Out Of/In Countenance, Stainless Gallery, New Delhi, India


2013

Standalone Tools, Katara Art Center, Doha, Qatar (solo show)

Avatar, United Art Fair, Delhi, September 2013, group show

Hybrid Making, Tasmeem Doha, Faculty Exhibition


2012

Entropy, VCUQatar, Doha, Qatar, (solo show)


2011

Up and Coming: New Printmaker Make Their Mark, Hunterdon Museum, New Jersey, U.S

Entropy, National Museum of Wales (solo show), as part of Locws International, Swansea, UK


2010

Royal Academy Summer Show, London, UK

Avatar, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA, U.S (two person show)

Enquire Within Upon Everything, Reference Gallery, Richmond, VA, U.S (solo show)


2009

Electronic Visualization and the Arts, Royal Computer Society, London, UK

Royal Academy Summer Show, London

Royal College of Art Degree Show, London

Man Group Drawing Prize, Royal College of Art, London

Bandstand, Café Gallery Projects, Bermondsey, London

Up, Down, Left, Left, Right, Right, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London

Originals, Mall Galleries, London


2008

Factory, James Taylor Gallery, London

Secrets 2008, Royal College of Art, London

Sorry, All Sold Out, New Cross, London

Systems and Patterns, Whitechapel Gallery Project Space, London, UK

Who’s Afraid of the Dark, Imperial Works, London


AWARDS AND GRANTS


2020

Wales Arts International- Award for artists residency


2019

A New Silk Road

Faculty Research Grant- Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


2018

Art Bot: Autonomy and Agency in the Age of The Internet of Everything

VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund


2017

Monoliths

Faculty Research Grant- Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


2016

The Gnostic Autotroph

Faculty Research Grant- Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


The Aura of The Web

Faculty Exploratory Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


Investigating Artists Communities in an International Context. Part II

Faculty Research Grant- Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


2015

Investigating Artists Communities in an International Context

Faculty Research Grant- Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


2014

Art and Medicine Learning Laboratory

Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP)- Qatar National Research Fund, Doha, Qatar


Chimera- Reality and Simulacra Within Digital Media

Faculty Research Grant- Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


2012

The Hybrid of Virtual and Physical

Faculty Research Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


The Art Souq

National Priorities Research Program (NPRP)- Qatar National Research Fund, Doha, Qatar


2011

Entropy- An exhibition of work by Rhys Himsworth

Faculty Research Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


Lost in Translation- The Integrating of Artistic Languages Within the Context of Globalization

Faculty Research Grant- Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


2010

Information is Beautiful- An exhibition of work by Rhys Himsworth

Faculty Research Grant- Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar


2009

Conran Foundation Award

Land Securities Prize

R.K. Burt Prize

Deutsche Bank Award- Runner Up


2008

20:21 Prize- Runner Up


2007

Arts Council of Wales Grant


ARTISTS TALKS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS


2019

Fanoon: Highlights- 2012-2019, Panel Chair

VCU Qatar, Doha, Qatar


Hosting: On Symbionts, Parasites and Other Relations,

Interiors to Being, Berlin, Germany


Art Teleported Symposium, Brooklyn, New York


2018

New Media Art and Public Art International Symposium,

Korean Fine Arts Association, Sungkyul University, Seoul, South Korea


Shifting Sands: Emerging Frontiers in the Globalized Landscape

Southern Graphics Council International Panel, Chair

Las Vegas, Nevada, US


2017

⌘+Shift+N- Strategies of Resistance in Times of Global Flux

Southern Graphics Council International Panel, Chair

Atlanta, Georgia, US


2016

An Examination of Artists Communities in an International Context

Part of the panel discussion ‘Art Happens’: New Models for DIY Initiatives’,

Curated by Reni Gower, College Arts Association Conference, Washington DC


2014

Art in Doha, Past, Present, Future

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar


A Comparative Look at Artists Communities Around the World

Presentation at the 9th International Conference on The Arts in Society: The Lives of Art, Rome, Italy


The Art Souq

Presentation at the Specters of Evaluation: Rethinking Art/Community/Value


Designing an Artists Studio Complex in Qatar

Presentation at the 8th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices:

Design as Collective intelligence, Vancouver, Canada


2010

Fast Media/ Slow Knowledge

Southern Graphics Council, Philadelphia, U.S


2009

Electronic Visualization and the Arts

Royal Computer Society, London, U.K


RESIDENCIES


2020- Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2019- Pada, Lisbon, Portugal

2018- Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany

2017- International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, US

2016- Picture Berlin Kunst Academy, Berlin, Germany

2013- Virginia Center for Creative Arts, U.S

2009-2010- Plant Zero Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University, U.S


VISITING ARTIST POSITIONS


2015- Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar campus

2014- School of The Art Institute of Chicago, U.S

2013- University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

2009-2010- Virginia Commonwealth University, U.S

2008- Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, UK

University of Hertfordshire, UK