Steve Dutton is an artist and curator who works on both collaborative and individual projects. He is currently working on solo projects and with Andrew Bracey on a Curatorial project entitled ‘Midpointness’ for the Trans Art Triennial and a forthcoming exhibtion for Airspace in Stoke-on-Trent, UK. In the past he worked closely with Steve Swindells (Dutton and Swindells) since 1998, prior to which he was one half of the collaboration of Dutton and Peacock. He has also enjoyed working in the past with artist Steve Hawley and the sound artist, Neil Webb. (www.endofends.co.uk.)
Steve is also currently developing a new body work under the working title of “industry” which is including drawings, sound works, animations, objects and texts. This web site will show updates of this new work as it develops.
Individual and collaborative projects have been exhibited throughout the UK and internationally, including The Stag and Hound at PSL in Leeds for which Dutton and Swindells were nominated for the prestigious Northern Art Prize. (Please see CV for a full list of recent projects). Steve has published in the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice (2009) and the Journal of Visual Arts Practice (2007) along with many contributions to various magazines, publications, symposia and conferences. He also has curated a number of exhibitions including a co-curated project ( with Brian Curtin ) for an exhibition for Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre, entitled Possession. The project included artists from the UK, France, Thailand and Vietnam.
Until June 2017 was Professor in Contemporary Art Practice at the University of Lincoln in the U.K. which he left in order to spend more time on his own work, consultancy, coaching and mentoring.
Steve has a studio at Yorkshire Artspace In Sheffield UK and he is based in London and Sheffield.