Outsider Art to see in 2015

First of all – Happy New Year everyone! As we welcome in 2015, here’s a brief list of a few of the must-see outsider art exhibitions taking place this year.


Judith Scott: Bound and Unbound

Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Until 29 March 2015

Judith Scott, Untitled

Judith Scott, Untitled

This exhibition is the first comprehensive US survey of the work of Judith Scott and includes Judith’s three dimensional works as well as a selection of works on paper.

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Welcome to the World of Mr. Imagination

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, US
9 January – 25 April 2015

mr imagination

This is the first Chicago retrospective for Mr. Imagination; a celebrated outsider artist whose career spanned more than thirty years.

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Mary Barnes: Boo-Bah

The Nunnery, Bow Arts, London UK
16 January – 29 March 2015

Mary Barnes, courtesy of www.bowarts.org

Mary Barnes, courtesy of http://www.bowarts.org

This show will feature paintings and drawings by prolific outsider artist Mary Barnes. The works are predominantly  from the collection of Dr Joseph Berke, her therapist and friend, and the exhibition will bring together works spanning her artistic career.

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New York Outsider Art Fair

Center 548, New York, US
29 January – 1 February 2015

new york outsider art fair

The annual New York Outsider Art Fair showcases work by some of the most renowned outsider artists.

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Nek Chand

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester UK
Summer 2015

Nek Chand, photo from the Rock Garden in Chandigarh

Nek Chand, photo from the Rock Garden in Chandigarh

Pallant House Gallery in Chichester will house some of Nek Chand’s famous figurative sculptures in their garden this summer.

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Paris Outsider Art Fair

4 Rue d’Artois, Paris, France
22 – 25 October 2015

paris art fair 2015

Like the New York Outsider Art Fair, the Paris incarnation will similarly showcase work by renowned outsider artists.

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There will be more must-see outsider art exhibitions popping up throughout the year, so please do follow me on twitter: @kd_outsiderart for all the latest news, or check out the ‘Links’ page (by clicking here) to see what the organisations dedicated to showcasing outsider art are up to in 2015.
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