Gerard Carson is a former director of Platform Arts, a gallery and studio group based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and forms one half of the ongoing collaborative project “Goo Notorious”, alongside London based artist Andrew Rickett. Carson is a member of QSS Studios, located in east Belfast.
He graduated from the Ulster University School of Art in Design in 2010 and completed an MA in Fine Art at the Chelsea College of Art in 2015, where he was the recipient of the Frank Bowling Scholarship Award. His work has previously been exhibited with such spaces as New Art Exchange (Nottingham), Royal Hibernian Academy (Dublin), Banana Jam Space (Shenzhen), and Deptford X (London)
During the course of his practice he has acted as a project mentor with University of the Arts London Projects and has contributed towards theory groups such as “Art Research Matters (ARM)” and the “Maxilla Studios Reading Group (MSRG)”.