Tom Lovelace lives and works in London. He studied Photography at the Arts University Bournemouth, receiving First Class Honours and Art History at Goldsmiths College, London. Recent exhibitions include Against Nature, (Photo50, London Art Fair, 2015); PROJECT 05 (Contemporary Art Society, London 2014), The Opinion Makers (Londonewcastle Project Space, London 2014), Blog Reblog (Austin Center for Photography, Texas 2014) Totem and Taboo (Unseen Amsterdam 2013), Uncommon Ground (Flowers Gallery, London 2012), Work Starts Here (Son Gallery, London 2012), Ristruttura (Project B Gallery, Milan 2012) and Gouge (Centre for Photography, Aarhus, Denmark 2011). Lovelace has previously exhibited at the Royal West of England Academy, ICA London, Oriel Davies Gallery and Karst.
Lovelace was the recipient of the Surface Gallery prize in 2008, and a Rhubarb Bursary with related exhibitions at Rhubarb East, Birmingham and Flowers Gallery, London in 2009. In 2012 Lovelace was awarded an Anna Mahler Residency in Spoleto, Italy, where he continues to research the history of the photogram and the concept of the readymade. Most recently he took residence in Aarhus, Denmark as part of the forthcoming European Capital of Culture Programme with a related exhibition and book forthcoming in 2017. Following This Way Up, Lovelace will embark on a residency at Lendi Projects, Switzerland, followed by group exhibitions at the New Art Centre, Salisbury and Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast. His book Work Starts Here is currently held in the Tate Artists' Books Collection.