is a group exhibition celebrating The Royal Standard’s coming of age.

The 23 artist-strong retrospective will showcase artists that have been collaboratively nominated by our directors past and present, will give us the chance to look back on The Royal Standard’s formative younger years, to show appreciation to those that have contributed to a successful decade, and to look forward and consider the prospects, the potential and the future of The Royal Standard.: Jo Addison, Jonathan Baldock, David Blandy, Oliver Braid, Joe Crowdy, Jemma Egan, Craig Fisher, Matthew de Kersaint Giraudau, Michelle Hannah, Joe Hamilton, Littlewhitehead, Celia Hempton, Holly Hendry, James Mclardy Artist Biographies: Jo Addison In Addison’s process-orientated studio practice, familiar objects and motifs are loosened from their bearings in everyday life.

Oliver holds a BA Fine Art from Falmouth College of Arts and MFA from Glasgow School of Art.

A Survey”, part of the “XXI Triennale International Exhibition. Design after Design”, Contemporary Hall Gallery, Milan, Italy (2016), “Media Minerals”, Larry Achiampong & David Blandy as part of “Imitation of Life”, HOME, Manchester (2016), “Focus on the Funk- Journeys”, Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, Birkbeck Cinema & Serpentine Gallery (2016), “Wysing Polyphonic”, Wysing Arts Centre (2016), “Mount Florida Screenings” at Mount Florida, Glasgow (2016), “Random Acts”, Channel 4, UK (2016), “The Brief History of Knowledge”, Graphic novel with Daniel Locke & Adam Rutherford (working title) (2016) Oliver Braid Oliver Braid (b.1984, Birmingham, UK) is an acquired taste living and working on Phew, an island off the coast of Glasgow.

He has made solo presentations of his work including: I’ll Look Forward To It, Collective, Edinburgh (2011), My Five New Friends, The Royal Standard, Liverpool (2012), Snorlax Beanbag, Intermedia Gallery, CCA Glasgow (2013), Communal Dolphin Snouting, Transmission, Glasgow (2013), The one where we wonder what Friends did, WASPS Hanson Street, Glasgow (2015) and The Nude Ignity, Vane, Newcastle (2016).

Current and upcoming shows include: ‘New Contemporaries’, The Bluecoat, Liverpool and ICA, London; ‘dip’, CBS Gallery, Liverpool and ‘And so it was, and so it is’, Turf Projects, Croydon.

Often approaching fast food as an archetypal product of our time, her practice explores the visual language and emotional investment associated with lifestyles of consumption. He gained his MA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, University of London (2000).

Littlewhitehead is made up of artists Craig Little, born in 1980, Glasgow, and Blake Whitehead, born in 1985, Lanark.

Recent solo exhibitions include: Nothing Comes to Mind / Concordia / Enschede (2014), Inner Refuge / Linden Centre for Contemporary Art / Melbourne (2014), The Winds of Nowhere / Summerlee Museum / Glasgow (2013), Unfinished Business / Marine Contemporary / Los Angeles (2013), The Cyclic Gate / Sumarria Lunn / London (2013), Bad News, Marine Contemporary, Los Angeles (2012), Sumarria Lunn @ the London Art Fair, London (2012), Norther Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland (2010), The Gilt Hole Complex, Arcan Mellor, London (2010), Black Smoke Machine Gun Club, Royal Standard, Liverpool (2009) Recent group exhibitions include: Fears / Melbourne Art Fair with Blackart Projects / Melbourne (2014), Start Art Fair with Helene Bailly Gallery / Saatchi Gallery / London (2014), When Suspicions Become the Norm / FABRIKA / Moscow (2014), Act & Application / Lawrie Shabibi / Dubai (2014), The Weak Sex / Kunstmuseum Bern / Bern (2013) Easy Does It Part III / Supercollider / Blackpool (2013), Easy Does It Part II / Aid & Abet / Cambridge (2013), Be A Man / Sumarria Lunn Gallery / London (2013), Easy Does It Part I / David Dale Gallery / Glasgow (2013), Art Paris with Helene Bailly / Paris (2013), Supermarket 2013 / Kulturhuset / Stockholm (2013)Celia Hempton was born in Stroud, UK in 1981. Forthcoming exhibitions include , Art Night, Curated by Kathy Noble, ICA Off-site, London, UK (July 2016), Celia Hempton in collaboration with Prem Sahib, Southard Reid, London, UK (Winter 2016), The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Look at Men, Cheim & Read, New York, USA and Frieze London 2016.

His work has been shown to great extent internationally with recent group exhibitions at The Moving Museum Istanbul, The Austrian Film Museum, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf and The New Museum in New York.

Littlewhitehead Hailing from Glasgow, littlewhitehead take their inspiration from the city’s working class and post-industrial culture.

Recent exhibitions include: ‘It means more to me than most people’, Zabludowicz Collection-Invites, London, 2016; ‘Skin Deep’, Seize Projects at STCFTHOTS, Leeds, 2016; ‘Is it Heavy or Is it Light?

’, Assembly Point, London, 2016; ‘It was a dark and stormy night’, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester and Two Queens, Leicester, 2015.

He runs Her recent work and performances include Tulca Festival 2016, Ireland; Meadow Mill Studios Wasps, Dundee; The Royal Standard, Liverpool Biennial; Instigate Arts at HOME Manchester; ‘CU’ Performance at Hidden Door Festival Edinburgh; Gi 2016 ‘AS YOU WERE’ exhibition as Opera Autonoma at The Albus part of Glasgow International Festival of Visual Arts and Joe Hamilton (b.