Michael James McCormack



Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.


Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, First Class Honours BFA (2015-2018)
The Art Academy, Borough, London, Foundation Diploma - Distinction (2014-2015)

Exhibition Profile:

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art: Lightbox Commission (2022), BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead.

Middlesbrough Art Weekender (2021), The Auxiliary, Middlesbrough.

Goosebumps (2019), CONNY Arts Festival, Consett, Co. Durham.
Three Teasers (2019), Open Studio, North Shields.

BEEP Contemporary International Painting Biennial (2018) - Swansea University, Swansea
Ruskin School Degree Show (2018), University of Oxford.
Ladies and Gentlemen (2018), TESTT Space, Durham.
Drawing Studio: Works on Paper (2018), Mary Olgive Art Gallery, Oxford.
A Painting Show (2018), Silvie’s Café, Oxford.

St Edmund Hall Interim Show, Oxford (2017)
These are History Paintings (2017), Sackler Library Exhibition Space, Oxford
Open Art Oxford (2017), The Oxford Academy, Oxford
My History Paintings (2017), Dolphin Gallery, Oxford.

Babinoux (2016), Dolphin Gallery, Oxford


Invited Judge. Middlesbrough Art Weekender Open Call (2022), Middlesbrough
Founder. St Edmund Hall Interim Show (2017-ongoing), Oxford
Founder. Sackler Library Exhibition Space (2017-ongoing), Oxford
Peter Farmer Operatic Collection (2019),
St Edmund Hall , Oxford.


Middlesbrough Art Weekend North East Open Call - Shortlisted (2021)
BEEP Contemporary International Painting Biennial - Shortlisted (2018)
Egerton Coghill Landscape Prize - Runner Up (2018)
Academic Scholarship, St Edmund Hall, Oxford University (2017-18)
Academic Scholarship, St Edmund Hall, Oxford University (2016-17)