Artist CV


ICE (Ismail) Erbil: ICE TUXEDO




Open studio 2017: May-July-September 2017: Sculpture, drawing & painting.


*****Art Showcase by Ice Ismail Erbil*****

As part of The Premier of John#3
Private event · Starring by Rosie Pearson

Date: May 7th 2017.  Time: from 6 p.m

Studio One Ground Floor 3-5 Latona Road
London, United Kingdom

Public Transit: 5 Minutes from Stockwell tube

Invited Talk

Guest at: Central Saint Martins

MA Applied Imagination: Wednesday 11th May 2016

Change by Design: Can creative industries really change the world in a meaningful way?”

Current events and exhibitions:

Oct-Nov 2016: Ice Tuxedo Presents: ‘Duo Beyond’ Beyond Duality.  Artlicks Weekend 2016


2016: Ice-Tuxedo: Strictly by appointment only now online only.

2016: Random Orange International Open Call

Solo shows:

2014 future sound of the waves **

a show of collages and sculptures

2011 the exhibitionist **

Two person show:

2015 the sailor: Ismail Erbil & Patrick Michalopoulos

Curated Group Shows:

2015 the red files**

2015 pop living**

2014 kunst im tuffsteinkeller: Reutlingen, Hanau, Germany

2013 beyond duality (collaboration with Patrick Michalopoulos)**

2013 stars in my eyes**

2013 sublet: presented by artist-led initiatives support network (alisn):

Ismail Erbil and Patrick Michalopoulos: Booth P29, Art Projects, London Art Fair*

2013 Occupy My Time Gallery: Curated by Sue Cohen

2012 appropriate response: Vulpes Vulpes Open Exhibition 2012*

2012 unobtrusive measures: Munich/Germany, Curated by Mark Selby**

2012 in forward-reverse: Curated by Patrick Michalopoulos**

2012 powerless structures**

2011 unobtrusive measures: Curated by Mark Selby**

2010 allotments **

2009 wonder island: Curated by Emi Avora and Patrick Michalopoulos**

2008 shift: Curated by Patrick Michalopoulos**

2008 flux transgressions in time and place: Curated by Patrick Michalopoulos**

* Accompanying publication/catalogue

** Schwartz Gallery: Now Ice Tuxedo sponsored by Schwartz Printing Limited





*category – one day events


*art projects

Kurdish Art Fair is a community 

Organising exhibitions and fairs and giving art lovers and artists the opportunity to come together, explore, discover and document their work.

Date: Saturday 8th December 2018

Address: Stoke Newington Library 

184 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16, 0JS

Times: 10 am – 9 pm

Please contact the fair via their contact page on their website below for additional information.


Embracing The Underdog 2018


2014 passport to pimlico may day:  Art Event by Lana Locke

2014 old school room: Mile End, London

2010 icons: a silent auction of contemporary art in aid of St. Joseph’s Hospice, St Botolph, London*

2008 Across the Grain: Participatory art project by Sumer Erek: Location Forthy Hill, Enfield, London.


Co-founder, director and artist/curator of ICE TUXEDO: Fine Art Gallery (previously known as Schwartz Gallery) based in Hackney Wick, London, United Kingdom.



Now he is focusing on design consultancy work to pay his bills.

1999-2002: Central Saint Martins: University of the Arts, London.

1995 – 1999: London College of Fashion: University of the Arts, London.

2007-2018 Teaching London College of Fashion’s (UAL) short courses in Fashion Design. Course taught: Fashion Design 3-D, Introduction To Fashion Design, Fashion Design Intensive.


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