Selected solo exhibitions

2016Steve McQueen, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

Open Plan: Steve McQueen, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Steve McQueen: Cold Breath, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan

Steve McQueen – Drumroll, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA

Ashes, Thomas Dane Gallery, London

2013Steve McQueen, Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland

Steve McQueen, Rayners Lane, xavierllaboulbenne, Berlin

2012Steve McQueen, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

2010Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York.

Queen and Country: A Project by Steve McQueen, National Portrait Gallery, London

2009British Pavilion, 53rd International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Queen and Country, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, England

Steve McQueen, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

Steve McQueen - Gravesend/Unexploded, DE PONT, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Steve McQueen: Girls, Tricky, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

2007For Queen and Country, A Commission by Steve McQueen, Manchester Central Library, England

Running Thunder, Thomas Dane Gallery, London

2006Caresses, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame, Japan

Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

2005Steve McQueen, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy

Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York

2004South London Gallery, London, England

Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts

Into This World, Thomas Dane, London

2003ARC/Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

Tate Egg Live, Tate Britain, London, England (one-time performance)

2002FOCUS: Steve McQueen, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Steve McQueen: Caribs’ Leap/Western Deep, ArtAngel at Lumiere, London, England / Fundacio de Serralves, Porto, Portugal / Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, England / Fundacio Tapies, Barcelona, Spain.

2001Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

Vienna Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

2000Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

Institute for Contemporary Art, Cape Town, South Africa

Barrage, DAAD, Berlin, Germany

Cold Breath, Delfina Projects, London, England

Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York

1999Steve McQueen, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

1998Four Projected Images, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California.

Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

1997Deadpan, The Museum of Modern Art, Project Room, New York

Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York

Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

1996Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

Feature Films

201312 Years a Slave


2008 Hunger

Art Works



2008Rayners Lane


2007Running Thunder




2002Carib’s Leap

2002Western Deep

20017th Nov.

2001Girls, Tricky


2000Cold Breath






1996Just Above My Head


1995Five Easy Pieces


Film Works

2016Mr. Burberry

2015Kanye West: All Day/ I Feel Like That


2016Johannes Vermeer Prize, The Netherlands

2016Black Perspectives Tribute Honoree, 52nd Chicago International Film Festival

2016BFI Fellowship, BFI London Film Festival

2014European Achievement in World Cinema prize, European Film Awards

2014 Media Hero Award, Andrew Goodman Foundation

2014Harvard University, W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

2014MoMA Party in the Garden Honoree

2014Best Picture, Academy Awards (for ‘12 Years a Slave)

2014BAFTA Best Film Award (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2014Human Rights First Award (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2014AFI Award

2014Black Reel Award (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2014Image Award, Outstanding Director in a Motion Picture (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2014Toronto Film Critics Association Award, Best First Feature

2014ALFS Award, London Critics Circle Film Awards (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2014Vancouver Film Critics Circle, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2014PGA Award

2013People’s Choice Award, Toronto International Film Festival (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2014Independent Spirit Award, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2013Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2013Chicago Film Critics Association Award, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave)

2013Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2013Hollywood Breakthrough Award, Hollywood Film Festival (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2013Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2013Sierra Award, Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2013Satelite Award, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2013Southeastern Film Critics Association Award, Best Director (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2013New York Film Critics Circle Awards, Best Director

2013Bronze Horse, Stockholm Film Festival (for ‘12 Years a Slave’)

2012Black Reel Award (For ‘Hunger’)

2012BAFTA Carl Foreman award (for ‘Hunger’)

2011FIPRESCI Prize/CinemAvvenire Award/Young Cinema Award, Venice Film Festival (for ‘Shame’)

2011British Independent Film Awards, Douglas Hickox Award (for ‘Hunger’)

2011Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

2011Best Directional Debut, Stockholm Film Festival (for ‘Hunger’)

2009Lino Brocka Award, Cinemanila International Film Festival(for ‘Hunger’)

2009Evening Standard British Film Award, Best Film (for ‘Hunger’)

2009Best First Film, New York Film Critics Circle Awards (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Coup de Coeur, Dinard British Film Festival (for ‘Hunger’)

2008European Discovery of the Year, European Film Awards (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Golden Hitchcock Award, Le Festival du Film Britannique de Dinard (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Young Jury Award, Geneva Cinema Tout Ecran, 2008 (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Kingfisher Award, Ljubljana International Film Festival (for ‘Hunger’)

2008New Generation Award, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Tallinan Black Nights Film Festival, 2008 (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Diesel Discovery Award, Toronto International Film Festival (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Gold Hugo Award, Best Feature, Chicago International Film Festival (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Gucci Group Annual Award for Artist in Film, Venice Film Festival 2008 (for ‘Hunger’)

2008In the Spirit of Freedom Award, Jerusalem Film Festival 2008 (for ‘Hunger’)

2008Sydney Film Prize, Sydney Film Festival 2008

2008Camera d’Or Prize (for ‘Hunger’), Cannes Film Festival

2008International Film Critics Prize (for ‘Hunger’), Cannes Film Festival

2002OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire), London, England

1999Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London, England

1999DAAD Artist in Residence, Berlin, Germany

1996ICA Futures Award