I Should be crying but I just can’t let it show….

Stuart's latest sculpture 'I should be crying but I just can't let it show' has been installed in Denver on 16th Street between  Champa and Stout. I SHOULD BE CRYING BUT I JUST CAN'T LET IT SHOW Expanded polystyrene foam, acrylic paint and steel. 5m x 8m x 3 m Stuart...

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HAPPY CITY is on NOW across Denver!

A series of public art interventions and collaborations throughout Denver exploring happiness until 30th June 2018.   click images to enlarge: For the last couple of years I've been collaborating with various groups, organisations, collaborators and artists in Denver...

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HAPPINESS HQ IS OPEN NOW IN DENVER

We've built a Happiness HQ at the Dairy Block in Denver! As part of the wider Happy City project in Denver, we teamed up with our friends Nine Dot Arts, The Syrup Room and the Dairy Block. Together we created Happiness HQ a space where visitors can participate in...

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EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE DROP

EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE DROP May 18th - June 10th  2018 Union Station, great hall, Denver The Emotional baggage drop is a participatory installation that mimics a physical baggage drop. The difference being that here visitors are invited to leave behind an emotional burden....

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Join me in London for a big HUG – the Hug Huddle 🙂

MONDAY 26th MARCH - London 5.30-6.30pm - Denver 10.30-11.30am Hi Everyone, I've sorted us out with a space in the center of London to come together and hug. So if you fancy joining in and sharing a moment of connection in public space then we'll be at Potters Fields,...

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Art for Barbican

Stuart joins Gavin Turk, Richard Wilson, Marie-Claire Porter and others to support the Barbican Center Trust. Leading British artists have come together to create unique artworks around bespoke ceramic plates to help raise funds for the Barbican Center trust. The...

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Stuart launches anti hostile design campaign

The global anti hostile design campaign HostileDesign.org has been launched to raise awareness and catalogue inhumane, anti-human designs in public spaces around the world. Find our more by reading ArtNewspaper article or HyperAllergic piece  "Public furniture should...

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Black Cube nomadic museum fellowship

I'm really honoured to be amongst the 5 new Black Cube nomadic museum fellows for 2018. I've been a fan of what they are doing to boost emerging artist's work to firmly establishing Denver as a truly international contemporary art hub.Working with Courtney and her...

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XOXO MAG – the colour feud saga full unedited interview

Every now and then I get to do an interview where the journalist asks really interesting leading questions, and they make me think more about what I’m doing. The interview for XOXO was one of them. Sadly, due to the nature of magazines, space on pages and stuff they...

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Now open: exhibitions in London, Miami & Hong Kong

Hi everyone! Hope you are having a lovely December 🙂 Just wanted to let you know I've got a few pieces in some group shows that are on now in Miami, London and Hong Kong, so if you're near and you would like to see some work in the flesh then you can check it out....

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Secret postcards for Hepatitis C Trust

Hi Everyone! Just wanted to let you know I've made some secret postcards again this year for the Art on A postcard fundraiser for Hepatitis C trust. It's a great project in which some incredible artists including GRAYSON PERRY, DAMIEN HIRST, MAGGI HAMBLING, OLIVER...

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Stuart Semple for Design Hotels at PM/AM Gallery in London

Last week, was brilliant! I was asked to create an interactive painting installation at London's PM/AM gallery for Design Hotels. I came up with the idea of a couple of large paint by number pieces. The gallery visitors were then invited to help paint the pieces I'd...

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Works on paper & Disco Unicorn Party in Denver

Saturday night was amazing! We held a Disco Unicorn Party at Lane Meyer Projects / Pon Pon. I originally made my disco unicorn piece for a project with The Pod in coventry, where I displayed him in the Coventry Center for Contemporary Art, which was actually a shed...

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Last Night – Lecture with Culture Haus at Denver Art Museum

  Thank you to everyone who came down to the Art Museum last night and listened to my story. A big thank you to the wonderful Katie Kruger for creating a wonderful event and inviting me to visit her beautiful city, and to all the lovely Denver people and CultureHaus...

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