Sam Plagerson

Born 1978 Plymouth


MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art , 2006-2008
BA [hons] Fine Art Sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art, 1998- 2002
Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain, 2000-2001

Group Exhibitions

“Flatpacked, stacked and wrapped’, Punk and Sheep, London

Image/Object, Furini Arte Contemporanea, Rome
Liminal, Camberwell Space, Artists in residence exhibition

‘Seduction’, 6 Carlos Place, London
‘Tryouts”Downstairs Gallery, Great Brampton House, curated by Russell Hill, Guy Haywood, Murray O Grady, Herefordshire
‘Man, Woman’, Simon Oldfield, London

‘New Symphony’, Simon Oldfield, London

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2009, Cornerhouse, Manchester, Rochelle School, London
Selected by John Stezaker, Wolfgang Tillmans, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Ellen Gallagher

‘Pop will Eat Itself’, Art on The Underground, Piccadilly Circus, London

‘Moravia’, Cell Project Space, London
‘100 years, 100 artists, 100 works of art,’ Rochelle School, London

The Crawford Open 2007, ‘The Sleep of Reason’, selected by Frances Morris and Enrique Juncosa, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

‘Sound of the Suburbs’, Woodlands Heath Gallery, Blackheath, London

‘Fade to Grey’, New Inn Yard, Curtain Road, London


Artists Access to Art Colleges, Camberwell College of Arts
Henry Moore Artist Fellowship Grant
European Ceramic Work Centre, Residency in Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands


Kent, Paul, Saatchi online magazine, London Highlights, June 2010
Bezzan, Cecila, ‘New Symphony Review’, Kunsthart 68. 2010
Lewis, Ben, ‘The Future is with Bloomberg New Contemporaries’, Evening Standard, 12th November 2009
Sumpter, Helen, ‘New Contemporaries 2009′, Time Out, November 2009
Shurvell, Joanne, Saatchi online magazine, Bloomberg New Contemporaries review, December 2009
Geldard, Rebecca, Saatchi online magazine, Rebecca Geldard’s Top 10 Shows in London, December 2008
Dunne, Aidan, ‘Open season on Cork’s vertical invaders’, The Irish Times, December 2007


The Roundel, 100 Artists remake a London Icon, 2012
‘Tryouts’, Downstairs Gallery, Exhibition Catalogue, 2012
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Exhibition Catalogue, 2009
‘Pop will eat itself”, Exhibition Pamphlet, 2009
Crawford Open, ‘The Sleep of reason’, Exhibition Pamphlet, 2007

Talks and Lectures

UAL Camberwell College of Arts
Contemporary Art Society, Simon Oldfield
Southend on Sea, Visiting Lecturer
Teaching practice at : Wimbledon School of Art, University of Sunderland, City and Guilds , Brighton School of Art, Grimsby Art College