Simon Bayliss is an artist, potter and music producer, working mainly in slipware ceramics, poetry, video, performance and watercolour painting. He makes and performs dance music in collaboration with Susie Green, as Splash Addict. Born in 1984, Wolverhampton UK, he was raised in Andros, Bahamas, then Devon, UK, and is currently based in St Ives, Cornwall.


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Forthcoming video commission - Splash Addict, Big Talk, Projections, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle
Forthcoming music release - Splash Addict, Big Talk, Insecure LDN
Forthcoming performance - Splash Addict, Festival of the Not, Circa Projects, Newcastle

Recent solo exhibitions:

Meditations in an Emergency, South West Showcase, 2018, The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art;
Kangaroo Beach, 2018, Exeter Phoenix,
En plein air paintings & ceramics, 2017, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall;
Ceramic Pasty Paintings, 2017, Tate St Ives café, in conjunction with That Continuous Thing: Artists and the Ceramics Studio, 1920 – Today;
Frantic Romantic, 2016, Eastside Projects, Birmingham;
REGRESSION (BLISS w. Lucy Stein), 2016, Kingsgate Workshops, London

Selected performances and screenings:

Splash Addict, in conjunction with Susie Green solo presentation, 2018, Jerwood Space, London
Groundwork Presents Martin Creed (Splash Addict w. Susie Green), 2018, Rugby Club, Falmouth
Fierce Festival (Splash Addict w. Susie Green), 2017, Birmingham
NAWKI (Splash Addict w. Susie Green), 2017, CBS Gallery, Eastside Projects ESP, ebc, Focal Point Gallery, HUTT, Ladette Space, Limbo, SERF, SPUR, The White Pube
Fuck You Wheres My Sugar (BLISS w. Lucy Stein) 2017, Cafe Otto, London
Squirming the Worm, 2013-16, monthly radio show (BLISS w. Lucy Stein), NTS

Selected curatorial projects (music events & workshops):

Further Meditations, 2018, The Underground, Plymouth in conjunction with Meditations in an Emergency / The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art
POP MORPHOSIS, 2018, Standpoint Futures residency event, Chisenhale Studios, London;
Landscape Painters Anonymous fieldtrip, (including report), 2017, Groundwork, Cornwall
SAMHAIN, 2016, (BLISS w. Lucy Stein), CAST, Helston, Cornwall

Selected Group exhibitions:

Idea Home, 2017, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA), Middlesbrough
Radical Me, 2016 Tannery Arts, London
Uncommon Chemistry, 2016, (BLISS w. Lucy Stein), Observer BLD. Hastings

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