Throughout the Fragment of Infinity That We Have Come to Know, The NewBridge Project, Gateshead, 7 Mar – ??? 2020 [CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE]
MK Calling, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, 15 Feb – 13 Sept 2020 [CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE]

25 of 78, HMKV, Dortmund, DE, 2 June – 20 Sept 2020
Centenary Commission, The Penn Club, London, 2020

Syllabus III, Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, 2017-18
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Middlesex University, 2011-14

Solo/Dual Exhibitions  
Throughout the Fragment of Infinity That We Have Come to Know, The NewBridge Project, Gateshead, Mar – May 2020
Crudely Plucking the Strings, The Billboard: Spit & Sawdust, Cardiff, May - Nov 2018, ext. to Feb 2019
Adam Speaks, The National Trust, Croome, Worcestershire, Nov 2017 - Nov 2018, ext. to Jan 2019
The Ballad of The White Ship, Serf, Leeds, July 2018, with Liam Geary Baulch
the man who moved too far, too fast, Lewisham Arthouse, London, May 2016
Welcome, Trident; International Stars, THE DOOR (curated by Rice + Toye), London, Mar - Apr 2016
Under the Shade I Flourish, xero, kline & coma, London, Mar - Apr 2016
Video Des Monats, Hartware MedienKunstVerein (HMKV), Dortmund, DE, Mar 2016
Outdancing Formations, Edith-Russ-Haus, Oldenburg, DE, Sept – Oct 2015, with Marta Popivoda

Group Exhibitions
24 from 84, HMKV, Dortmund, DE, June – Sept 2020
MK Calling, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, Feb – Sept 2020
Parade, Broadway Gallery, Letchworth Garden City, Dec 2019 – Feb 2020, curated by Kris Day
Millennialism, Paradise Works, Manchester, Oct 2019, curated by Emily Simpson & Will Marshall
For Solidarity, The NewBridge Project, Gateshead, Sept – Nov 2019
Survey, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, July - Sept 2019
24th Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art: Dimensions of Publicness, Museum of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, BG, May - Sept 2019
Survey, Bluecoat, Liverpool, Apr - June 2019
Survey, g39, Cardiff, Feb - Mar 2019
i miss u said the lol cats, oh kay gall, York, Jan - Feb 2019
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, South London Gallery, Dec 2018 - Feb 2019 (selected by Benedict Drew, Katy Moran & Keith Piper)
Survey, Jerwood Space, London, Oct - Dec 2018 (nominated by Andy Holden)
OPEN18: Moving Image, Brighton Photo Fringe, ONCA Gallery, Brighton, Sept – Oct 2018
Can We Still Be Friends, Guest Projects, London, Aug 2018
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Liverpool Biennial: Liverpool John Moores University, July - Sept 2018 (selected by Benedict Drew, Katy Moran & Keith Piper)
MEANWHILE, LOWER.GREEN, Norwich, July 2018
Three Models for Change, Stryx, Birmingham, June 2018
EBC019, East Bristol Contemporary, Bristol, May 2018
more of an avalanche, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, Feb - Apr 2018, with Syllabus III
The Next Thing, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, Bury, Nov 2017 - Feb 2018
Members' Show 2017, OUTPOST, Norwich, Nov - Dec 2017 (selected by Andy Holden)
You're Surrounded by Me, Turf Projects, Croydon, July - Sept 2017
UK Young Artists National Festival, QUAD, Derby, Nov 2016 (Screening)
The Tetley Open: Artists' Film, The Tetley, Leeds, Nov 2016 (Screening)
Radiophrenia, CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Sept 2016 (Radio)
Of the Sea, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, May - July 2016 (selected by Adam Chodzko, Hannah Conroy, Kathleen Palmer, Victoria Pomery & Nicole Mollet)
"it was quick, but fun", Lewisham Arthouse, London, May - June 2016 (selected by Jeremy Deller)
Collyer Bristow Graduate Award and Exhibition 2014, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London, Oct 2014 - Jan 2015

Centenary Commission, The Penn Club, London, 2020
The Window Commission, The Art House, Worcester, 2019 – 2020
Digital Commission, UGO 0.2 Project Space, Colchester School of Art, 2019
The Billboard, Spit & Sawdust, Cardiff, 2018
Adam Speaks, The National Trust, Croome, 2017 (mentored by Hew Locke)
Keeley Round, Turf Projects, Croydon, 2016

Awards & Bursaries
Jerwood Bursary 2020
a-n Artist Bursary 2020
Shortlisted: The Next Thing Award 2017, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre
Fenton Arts Trust Bursary 2017
Light Eye Mind Graduate Award 2016
A.P.T Graduate Studio Award 2016
Edith-Russ-Haus Award for Emerging Media Artists of the Sparda Bank 2015
Lewisham Arthouse Graduate Studio Award 2015
Collyer Bristow Graduate Award 2014 (selected by Emma Dexter)

Residencies & Programmes
Link & Shift Residency, Eastside Projects, Nov 2018 - July 2019
Interdisciplinary Residency, Hospitalfield, Arbroath, Nov 2018
Micro Residency, Threads, hosted by Ideas Test, Sittingbourne, Kent, Oct 2018
Liebermann Villa Emerging Artists Programme, British Council: UK/Germany 2018, Berlin, DE, Oct 2018
Autocentre Summer Academy 2016, HMKV, Dortmund, DE, Aug - Sept 2016, class of Marco Roso (DIS)
Leverhulme Arts Scholarship, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, July - Aug 2015
Into The Wild, Chisenhale Studios, London, Oct - Dec 2014

The Art House Open Lecture Series, The Art House, Worcester, Oct 2019 (University of Worcester & Meadow Arts)
Artist Talk, g39, Cardiff, Feb 2019
The Swarthmore Lecture, Friends House, London, May 2018
Artist Talk, St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford, May 2017
Artist Talk, Goldsmiths University, London, Feb 2016 (Symposium: On Oblique and Frontal Strategies)
TEDxBrighton: Losing Control, Brighton Dome, Brighton, Oct 2015
Artist Talk, Edith-Russ-Haus, Oldenburg, DE, Sept 2015
Protest Music, The People's History Museum, Manchester, Mar 2015
Play Your Part, The People's History Museum, Manchester, Aug 2014
A New Meaning for Disco Beats, TEDxYouth@Hackney: Fountain of YOUth, Nov 2013

Visiting Artist, BA Fine Art, Liverpool John Moores University, Mar 2020
Visiting Artist Lecture, BA Fine Art, The Art Academy, London, Oct 2019
Visiting Artist Tutorials, BA Fine Art, University of Worcester, Oct 2019
Visiting Artist Lecture & Tutorials, Foundation Art & Design / BA Fine Art, Croydon School of Art, Apr 2019
Visiting Artist Lecture & Tutorials, BA Fine Art, Colchester School of Art, Mar 2019
Visiting Artist Lecture & Tutorials, BA Fine Art, Liverpool John Moores University, Nov 2018
Guest Lecture, Researching Social Change, University of Bath, Oct 2018
Visiting Lecturer, MA Art & Design: Advanced Research, Middlesex University, Mar 2018
Visiting Lecturer, MA Art & Design: Advanced Research, Middlesex University, Feb 2017
Guest Artist Lecture, BA & MA Fine Art, Middlesex University, London, Oct 2016
Module Leader, BA Fine Art: Formations of Fine Art Practice, Middlesex University, Oct 2016 - May 2017

Blaze Arts: Hope Streets Workshop, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, Jan 2020
Social Practice Forum
, The NewBridge Project, Gateshead, Nov 2019
Rise Up! Artist Workshop, The Bluecoat, Liverpool, Aug 2019
Link & Shift, Meriden Adventure Playground & Three Trees Community Centre, Birmingham, Apr - July 2019
Night School, East Bristol Contemporary, hosted by Arnolfini, Bristol, Mar 2019
Sunday Spot Workshops, South London Gallery, Feb - Mar 2019
Artist Workshops, Croydon Arts Store, Feb 2019
Schools’ Programme Workshops, South London Gallery, Jan 2019
Circuit Programme, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, May 2018
Circuit Programme, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, Mar 2018
Adam Speaks, National Trust, Croome, June - Sept 2017
Antiuniversity Now: The Artists United..., SET Studios, London, June 2017 (with Liam Geary Baulch)
Stones of Croydon: Thornton Heath Pond, Turf Projects, Croydon, July 2016
Stones of Croydon: Thornton Heath Clocktower, Turf Projects, Croydon, May 2016
Artist Lunchtime Feedback, Turf Projects, Croydon, Feb 2016
Stones of Croydon: Thornton Heath Library, Turf Projects, Croydon, July 2015

Rung Magazine, Issue 02, 2019
Survey, Jerwood Space, Exhibition Catalogue, 2018
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018, Exhibition Catalogue, 2018
Chris Alton: Changing Ourselves, Changing the World, published by Quaker Books, 2018
Counterpoint, produced for more of an avalanche, Wysing Arts Centre, 2018, with Syllabus III
What Mortals Henceforth Shall Our Power Adore..., published by Rice + Toye, designed by Kia Tasbihgou, 2017
Welcome, Trident; International Stars, published by Rice + Toye, 2016
The Catlin Guide 2015

Press & Interviews
Chris Alton: Throughout the Fragment of Infinity That We Have Come to Know, Lesley Guy, Corridor 8, 03/2020
Dissenting Voices, Disobedient Gestures, Iris Aspinall Priest, Jerwood Arts, 09/2019
Bloomberg New Contemporaries review, Matthew Collings, London Evening Standard, 04/12/2018
London’s emerging artists at Jerwood, George Vasey, Burlington Contemporary, 07/11/2018
Brighton Photo Fringe: Chris Alton, interview by Idil Bozkurt, 22/10/2018
Young Artists in Conversation: Chris Alton, interview by Harry Meadley, 10/2018
Chris Alton & Liam Geary Baulch: The Ballad of The White Ship, Saffron Ward, Corridor8, 13/08/2018
Feature: Crudely Plucking the Strings, CCQ Magazine, Issue 15, 08/2018
Ey Up: Chris Alton, Harry Meadley, 09/07/2018
The Swarthmore lecturer interview: Chris Alton, Ian Kirk-Smith, The Friend, 03/04/2018
Chris Alton: ‘By bringing different artists together...’, Hatty Nestor, Studio International, 07/09/2017
Disco isn't dead..., Max de Haldevang, Quartz, 23/08/2017
Exciting young British artists to look out for in 2017, Jessie Thompson, London Evening Standard, 16/02/2017
An Unknown Rhythm 'n' Blues Band Called Trident, Resonance FM, London, 04/2016
Meeting the Founder of the EDL, Régine Debatty, We Make Money Not Art, 24/12/2014
We support the EDL..., Oli Keens, Time Out London, 02/07/2013
International Disco Latin, Hito Steyerl, e-flux, 05/2013
How to disco dance the EDL off Google and Facebook, Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 01/02/2013

London College of Communication (LCC), Special Collection