Solo Exhibitions

2016
Manifesta 11, Pickpocket Performance Cabaret der K√ľnstler – Zunfthaus Voltaire, Artists Guild, Zurich

Match, 38 metre Public Art Commission, Castlegate, Stockton-on Tees (until summer 2017)

2015
Art & Antiquities, Evidence Format Festival, Derby Museum & Art Gallery

2013-2014
Aim & Fire Durham Art Gallery & DLI Museum featuring Celestial Objects commissioned by Locus+ and NEPN

2011
Art & Antiquities Meessen De Clercq, Brussels

2010
Incident Control Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) Chicago*

2009
Explosions Meessen De Clercq, Brussels

Holding Fire Ffotogallery, Wales

2008
Incident Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

Fire Scene Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York

2007
Explosion Photographers Gallery print sales, London

2006
Sarah Pickering PynerContreras, Cultural Fair, Mexico

Explosion Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
Flashes to Ashes – Fire in British Art, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol*

Study for Fiction Plane 1, curated installation by Julia Weist, Shed, New York

Rehearsing the Real, curated by Tom Lovelace, Peckham 24

Moving the Image, curated by Duncan Wooldridge,Camberwell Space

2018
Destruction in Art DIAS 2.0, Chisenhale Studios

2017 
Something Fierce, Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, USA

SWAP Editions 1 : AD HOC, Castor Gallery, Deptford

2016

Manifesta 11, Historical Exhibition, What People Do For Money, Zurich*

Revelations: Experiments in Photography, National Media Museum, Bradford*

2015
Revelations: Experiments in Photography, Media Space, Science Museum, London*

Staging Disorder, London College of Communication Galleries, London*

Director’s Cut: Recent Photography Gifts to the NCMA, North Carolina Museum of Art, USA

2013
Living in the Ruins of the Twentieth Century, UTS Gallery, Sydney

The Flood Wall, Exp 12 Gallery, Berlin

2012
Hijacked III: Contemporary Photography from Australia and the United Kingdom. Touring Exhibition – QUAD, Derby, UK. PICA (Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts), Perth, Australia. Australian Centre of Photography, Sydney, Australia.*

An Orchestrated Vision – The Theater of Contemporary Art Photography, St Louis Art Museum, USA.

2011
Signs of A Struggle – Photography in the Wake of Postmdernism V&A Museum, London

La Vie Mode D’Emploi / Life A User’s Manual Meessen De Clercq Gallery, Brussels

History Painting Now Artsensus Gallery, London

Landscape Sublime North Carolina Museum of Art

Angry Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam*

2010
Women in Art Photography UK Taschen Store, London

Revealing Evidence Sarah Pickering & Shelly Goldsmith, PM Gallery and House, London

Locate Jerwood Space with Mel Brimfield & Aura Satz

Aktualizacja UK Photomonth in Krakow 2010, Poland

2009
Manmade: Notions of Landscape from the Lannan Collection New Mexico Museum of Art, USA

Manipulating Reality Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence*

vvork curated exhibit, Fotofestival Mannheim, Germany

Photography Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Theatres of the Real Fotomuseum, Antwerp*

2008
Rethinking Landscape Taubman Museum of Art, Virginia, USA

Fear Maison du Danemark, Paris

New Typologies New York 1st Photography Festival, curated by Martin Parr

In Our World. New Photography in Britain Galleria Civica de Modena, Italy*

Blown Away Krannert Art Museum, Illinois, USA

2007
Contemporary, Cool and Collected Mint Museum of Art, North Carolina, USA

How we Are: Photographing Britain Tate Britain*

The Big Picture North Carolina Museum of Art, USA

System Error Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy*

2006
Photo Paris Carrousel du Louvre with the Photographers Gallery

War Fare Chicago Museum of Contemporary Photography

The Universe in a Handkerchief Gallery Yujiro, London

Shifting Terrain Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

2005
Jerwood Photography Award touring Exhibition, UK

Sarah Pickering & Gonzalo Lebrija with PynerContreras, London

EAST International Norwich*

* Denotes Catalogue