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EXHIBITIONS

2024
PRESENCE: The Figure in British Postwar & Contemporary Sculpture, Messums West UK
Where the line / breaks, NSA, The Tremenheere Gallery, Penzance UK
Out of Darkness, into the Light, James Freeman Gallery, London UK
A Skin Made Porous, Anima Mundi Gallery, St Ives UK

2023
Showcase NSA, Tremenheere Gallery Sculpture Gardens, Penzance UK
Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition (Invited Artist), London UK

2022
Diaspora, Anima Mundi Gallery, St Ives UK
Memory NSA, Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Penzance UK
Teraphim, James Freeman Gallery, London UK

2021
Thresholds, Anima Mundi, St Ives UK
Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition, London UK
Group Exhibition, Withiel, Cornwall UK
Castles of Sand, Anima Mundi, St Ives UK

2020
Beyond Ourselves, Anima Mundi, St Ives UK
168 Annual Open Exhibition, RWA, Bristol UK
Ode to a Nightingale, Anima Mundi, St Ives UK
Sacred Book, (Solo) Anima Mundi, St Ives UK

2019
Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich UK
Mixed Winter, Anima Mundi, St Ives UK
The Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco USA

2018
Falmouth Art Gallery, UK
The Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco USA

2017
The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, The mall Gallery London, UK
Hearing others Footsteps, Anima-Mundi, St Ives UK
The Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco USA

2016
Curious Contraptions, The Exploratorium Museum USA
From Silence, Anima-Mundi at Herrick Gallerry, London UK
The Musings of Creatures, Falmouth Art Gallery, UK
Carnival, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath UK

2015
Exvotos, Millennium, St Ives UK
Automata, Falmouth Art Gallery,  UK
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Cornwall UK

2013
Iconos : Sagrado y Profano, Millennium (solo)
The Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London UK
Stage, Cornwall Art Biennale, Gunwalloe, Cornwall UK
Limbo, The Old Coffin Store, Truro UK
London Art Fair, Islington, London UK

2012
Child Soldiers, Millennium, St Ives UK
The Vickers Collection Aspen Co, USA
Handwerksform, Hannover, Germany
Mixed Winter, Millennium, St Ives UK

2011
The Kinetic Art Fare, London UK

2010
The American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore USA
158 Autumn Exhibition, RWA, Bristol UK
The Edge, The Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth UK

2009
Museo Parque De Las Ciencias, Granada Spain
Expressions, Falmouth Art Gallery, UK

2008
Hilde Leiss Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Tuke, The Falmouth Art Gallery, UK
Paul Spooner, The First Gallery, Southampton UK
Automates Galerie, Brussels, Belgium
Art Science and Philosophy, The American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore USA

2007
A Piece of the Action, Bridport Art Centre, Devon UK
Kinetica Museum, London UK
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London UK
Magical Mechanical Machines, Shire Hall, Stafford UK
Made, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield UK

2006
Brunel 200, Falmouth Art Gallery, UK
Mechanical Magic, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe UK
The End Of The Pier, Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire UK
Gadget, Gears and Whirligigs, Charles River Museum, Waltham MA, USA

2005
Tree-mendous, Falmouth Art Gallery, UK
Mechanics Alive, Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, Suffork UK
CMT Exhibition, The Oxo Gallery, London UK
Holy H 2 0, The American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, USA

2004
CMT Exhibition, The Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, USA
Jeux D’ Automates, Musee Des Automates, Nevilly-sur-seine, Paris, France
Sculpture out of the Ashes, National Maritime Museum, Falmouth UK
CMT Exhibition, The Oxo Gallery, London UK

2003
Summer Show, The Medici Gallery, London UK
Automata, The Rufford Gallery, Nottinghamshire UK
Fur and Feathers, Falmouth Art Gallery, UK
Automata, Royal Pump Rooms Art Gallery and Museum, Warwick UK
CMT Festival, The Oxo Gallery, London UK

2002
Out Of The Box, The Air Gallery, London UK
Summer Show, Hitchcocks Gallery, Bath UK

AWARDS

2022 – 23 Develop Your Creative Practice Grant, Arts Council England

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Natural History Museum, London
The American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, USA
The Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, USA
The Arima Museum, Kobe, Japan
Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth
The Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia, USA
The Gumma Museum, Japan
Hyunggi-do, Heyri Artvalley, Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Museo Parque De Las Ciencias, Granada, Spain
The Wrexham County Museum, Wales
Gloucester Museum, Gloucester
Tudor House Museum, Southampton
The Museum of Cornish Life, Helston

RESIDENCIES
2004 July-September, The Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, USA

2005 May, The Visionary Arts Museum, Baltimore, USA

2017 November, The Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, USA

PUBLICATIONS
The Mestizo Art of Carlos Zapata, By Dennison Smith, Publish by Blackwell’s
Sagrado y Profano, Millennium
Raw vision magazine, RV # 49, pg. 66
Raw vision magazine, RV # 50, pg. 88
Times Newspaper (Monday 5th July 2004)
Carlos Zapata by Andrew Lanyon, 2009
Carlos Zapata, Blurb, 2008

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