Michael Dean (b. 1977, Newcastle Upon Tyne) lives in London. He had solo exhibitions at the South London Gallery, London; de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam; Extra City Kunstal, Antwerp; Kunst Forum Ludwig, Aachen; Arnolfini, Bristol; Cubitt, London, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds; Kunstverein, Freiburg; and Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, London. In 2016 he was nominated for the Turner Prize. Michael Dean studied at Goldsmiths College, London.