Oliver Braid lives in Glasgow and studied for his MFA at Glasgow School of Art. He has recently exhibited I’ll Look Forward To It at Collective, Edinburgh as part of their New Work Scotland Programme (2011) and My Five New Friends, his first large scale solo exhibition, at The Royal Standard, Liverpool (2012). Throughout 2012 he co-hosted a weekly pop-philosophy radio show with the artist Ellie Harrison, the Ellie & Oliver Show, through CultureLab Radio, Newcastle. As part of the Ellie & Oliver Show they co-presented five special radio shows for Edinburgh Art Festival and co-curated a radio mini-festival for Glasgay. He was a founding member of the experiential therapy group for artists, Artists Anonymous.
Snorlax Beanbag is a new solo
exhibition for the Intermedia Gallery at Centre for Contemporary Arts,
Glasgow. Following this exhibition Oliver will embark on a four-month
long production residency at Triangle, Marseille, sponsored by Patricia
Fleming Projects and Creative Scotland.