John Goto



John Goto




1949born in Stockport, UK

1965 - 1967Berkshire College of Art

1967 - 1970St Martin's School of Art

1970BA Hons in Fine Art (Painting)

1972 - 1974Assistant Photographer, John S. Clarke Studio, London

1974 - 1977Photographer, British Museum

1979 - 1981Part-time Lecturer, Camberwell School of Art

1979 - 1987Part-time Lecturer, Polytechnic of Central London

1979 - 1981Part-time Lecturer, Oxford Polytechnic

1979 - 2012Visiting Lecturer; Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton; St Martin's School of Art, University of the Arts London; West Surrey College of Art; Exeter College of Art; Slade School of Fine Art, University College London; Faculty of Architecture, Cambridge University; Norfolk Institute of Art and Design; Middlesex Polytechnic; John Cass School of Art, London Metropolitan University; Brighton University; Kent Institute of Art and Design; Newport College of Art, Media & Design, University of Wales; Royal College of Art; Fine Art Dept, University of Reading; BIAD, University of Central England; De Montfort University; University of Westminster; Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College; University College Falmouth; Instituto Politécnico do Porto

1981 - 1999Senior Lecturer (0.5), Oxford Brookes University

1987 - 2002Visiting Lecturer, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford

1991Visiting Lecturer, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki and Lahti Design Institute, Finland

1992Visiting Lecturer, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

1993Guest Lecturer, University of Perm, Urals, Russia

1994Visiting Lecturer, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

1996Visiting Lecturer, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki and Lahti Design Institute, Finland

2000 - 2003Coordinator for Cross Curriculum Developments in Photography (0.5), University of Derby

2003 - 2013Professor of Fine Art, University of Derby

2010 - 2012Director of D-MARC Digital and Material Arts Research Centre, University of Derby, UK

2014Emeritus Professor of Fine Art, University of Derby



2019Musee de L'Histoire de L'immigration, Paris
Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, USA

2018Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, USA
Museum of London

2016OFS Gallery, Oxford

2014Gallery On, Seoul, Korea
Yoesu International Art Festival, Korea
Galerie F5.6, Munich

2013Art Jericho, Oxford
The Drum, Birmingham
The Bank, Whitechapel, London
Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2012The Joseph Wright Gallery, Derby Museum and Art Gallery
Freud Museum, London
The New Media Gallery, Sichuan Fine Art Institute (SCFAI), Chongqing, China
Billboard project, Venlo, Holland

2012 - 2013Dominique Fiat Gallery, Paris

2011Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery
Gallery On, Seoul, Korea
Augmented Reality installation outside the Bank of England
The Gregory J Peterson Collection, New York Academy of Art, USA
Great Bampton House
Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2010LONDON ART FAIR shown by Galerie F5.6, Munich
Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich
Galerie f5.6, Munich

2009The Reading Room, British Academy, Carlton House Terrace, London
Gallery On, Seoul, Korea
dOMINIQUE fiAT GALERIE at Volta NY, New York
Haus der Fotografie Dr. Robert-Gerlich-Museum, Burghausen, Germany
Lodz Art Centre, Lodz, Poland,
Galerie F5.6, Munich
SALON DES ARTS SEOULS, exhibited by Gallery On
Dominique Fiat Galerie

2008Voipaala Art Centre, Nr Tampere, Finland
SEOUL ART FAIR shown by Gallery On

2007Rugby Art Gallery & Museum
Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London
University of Brighton Gallery
Ovada, Oxford
River and Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames
Hampton Court Palace, London
Circular Gallery, City Hall, London
The Oxford Trust, Oxford
Gallery On, Seoul, Korea
Galerie f5,6, Munich
The Mall Galleries, London
SIPA 2007, Seoul, Korea by Gallery Now

2006Churchill College, University of Cambridge
Derby Museum and Art Gallery
Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
Gallery On, Seoul, Korea
UK national tour organised by Focal Point Gallery
Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate
Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea
Picture House, Leicester

2005The Reading Room, British Academy, Carlton House Terrace, London
f5.6 Galeria, Munich
Gallery On, Seoul, Korea
Clube Literario do Porto, Oporto, Portugal
mlr gallery, Bucharest, Romania
Instituto Cervantes, Berlin

2004Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
Art in the Streets, Swindon Imaging Festival
Fotografins Hus during Xposeptember Fotofestival, Stockholm, Sweden
Bloomberg SPACE, London

2003Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
4th Austrian Triennial of Photography, Graz
The City Gallery, Leicester

2002Holburne Museum, Bath
Art Centre of S. Joao da Madeira, Portugal
Centro Cultural de Anadia, Portugal
Meadow Gallery, Burford Hs, Tenbury Wells
Norwich Gallery Norwich School of Art and Design
Wolsey Gallery, Christchurch Mansions, Ipswich
Hartlepool Art Gallery
Netherlands Fotoinstituut, Rotterdam
Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum
Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

2002 - 2003Tate Britain
Gainsborough's House, Sudbury
Djanogly Art Gallery, University of Nottingham

2001Andrew Mummery Gallery. London
Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh
Gallery De Pijp, Photofestival Noorderlicht, Groningen, The Netherlands
ImagoLucis Galeria, Oporto, Portugal
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland

2000Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff
The Hasselblad Center, Goteborg, Sweden
Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

1999Seonam Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea
Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth
Platform Gallery, London

1999 - 2000National Portrait Gallery, London

1998Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
Herbert Read Gallery, KIAD, Cantebury
Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
Mall Gallery, London

1997Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh
Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

1995Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
Royal Festival Hall, London
Manchester City Art Gallery
Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
Edinburgh City Art Centre
Jasson & Rhodes Gallery, London
Rear Window, London

1994John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton
Impressions Gallery, York
Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London

1994 - 1995touring exhibition of Russia, including Perm, Kazan, Osa and Chelyabinsk

1993Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London
Manchester City Art Museum and Gallery
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

1992Pomroy Purdy Gallery, London
Raab Gallery, London

1991Raab Gallery at Millbank, London
Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford

1990Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
Portsmouth City Museum and Art GalleryJohn Hansard Gallery, Southampton
Raab Gallery, Millbank, London

1989John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
Cornerhouse, Manchester
Raab Gallery, Berlin
Serpentine Gallery, London
Mostyn Gallery Llandudno Wales
Norwich Gallery, Norwich
Herbert Read Gallery Canterbury
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
The Barbican Gallery, London
Manchester City Art Gallery
Raab Gallery, London

1988Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Wadham College Ante Chapel, Oxford
Cambridge Darkroom
Camden Arts Centre

1987Newcastle Polytechnic Gallery
Photographers Gallery, London
Posterngate Gallery, Hull
Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff

1986National Library of Singapore
Portfolio Gallery, Antwerp
Fischer Fine Art, London
Richard de Marco Gallery, Edinburgh
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston
Usher Gallery, Lincoln
Sudley Art Gallery, Liverpool
Winchester Gallery, Winchester
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell
Cambridge Darkrooms
Seventh Floor Gallery, St Martin's School of Art, London
Benteler Galleries, Houston, Texas, USA
Palazzo Sarinelli, Venice
Portfolio Gallery Antwerp

1985Biblioteca Municipal, Leon
Sala Revilla, Valladolid
Casa Municipal de Cultura, Toro
Ayunamiento de Granada, Granada
Caja de Ahorros Municipal de Pamplona, Pamplona
Residencia Univesitaria Esteban Terradas Bilbao
Spacex, Exeter
Gallery 04, Oxford
St Martin's School of Art, London
The Winchester Gallery, Winchester
The Gardener Gallery, Brighton
Dartington College Gallery, Devon
La Caixa, Valencia
Axiom Gallery, Cheltenham

1984Prima Vera, Barcelona
Sala Visor, Valencia
Torreon de Lozoya, Segovia
Lijnbaancentrum, Rotterdam
Benteler Galleries, Houston, USA
Coracle Press Gallery, London

1983PPS Galerie Gundlac, Hamburg
ULUV Gallery, Prague
Zvolen Castle, Czechoslovakia
Kosice, Czechoslovakia
Moravian Gallery, Bruno, Czechoslovakia
Ruskin School of Drawing, Oxford

1982Kingston Polytechnic Gallery
MacLaurian Art Gallery, Ayrshire
The Photographers' Place, Hastings
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
Contrasts Gallery, London
Stedelijk de Lakenhal, Leiden, Holland

1981The Photographers' Gallery, London

1977Serpentine Gallery, London



2010Artist-in Residence, EVERY SECOND, Derby Jazz Festival

2007 - 2008Arts Council of England, East Midlands; major commission Dance to the Muzik of Time

2005Shortlisted and exhibited artist for BMW prize at Paris Photo

2005 - 2006'Floodscape' Environment Agency commission

2003A.H.R.B.Small Grants in the Creative and Performing Arts award
Southern & South East Arts; Investment in Artists award

2002Nominee for 'No Limits' Award at Recontres de Arles, France
'Carro Electrico 104' commission, Museu do Carro Electrico, Porto, Portugal
Osterreichische 4th Triennale zur Fotografie commission, Graz, Austria

2001Portrait commission of the Vice-Presidents of The British Academy

1999'Pirandello' Web site commission, Southern Arts

1999 - 2000Artist in Residence, National Portrait Gallery, London
Year of the Artist bursary

1998British Council sponsored lecture tour,W&L Workshops, South Korea

1997Southern Arts New Media Award

1993British Council sponsored lecture tour, Perm region, Russia

1993 - 1994British Council sponsored lecture tour, Israel

1991British Council sponsored lecture tour, Finland

1988Sponsored by `Remembering for the Future' to complete `Terezin' exhibition

1988 - 1989Artist Fellow at Girton College/Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge

1987Southern Arts Exhibition Award
`Enabling Fictions' (short residence) Exeter College of Art and Design

1986Antwerp Project, supported by the British Council

1985Albufera Project, commissioned by the Conselleria de Cultura, Valencia

1984Southern Arts Purchase Award

1982Southern Arts Major Bursary

1978British Council Scholarship in Photography, F.A.M.U., Prague

1977British Council Scholarship in Photography, Ecole de Louis Lumière, Paris



Arts Council of Great Britain
Australian National Gallery
Southern Arts Collection
Victoria and Albert Museum
Museum of Modern Art, Valencia
Manchester City Museum
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth
Perm State Museum, Perm, Russia
University of Warwick Collection
Royal Crown Derby Museum
Norwich Gallery Collection, Norwich School of Art and Design
University of Sussex
Tavistock Clinic, London
Marjorie Mynard Barley Collection, St Anne's College, Oxford University
Derby Museums and Art Gallery
Eurohypo Bank, London
Deutsche Bank, London
British Government Art Collection
British Art Center, Yale University
National Portrait Gallery, London
The British Academy, London
Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing, China

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