1975 The Video Show, 1-25 May Serpentine Gallery London; Palazzo dei Diamanti Ferrara Italy
1976 Video; Towards defining an aesthetic, Third Eye Centre Glasgow; An Alternative use of the Medium Washington; One Night Show, 2b Butlers Wharf London
1977 10e Bienalle de Jeunes, Paris Palais de Tokyo Paris; British Video Art, Galleria Cavillino Venice Italy; Galleria Bonitirer Milan Italy; Video & Film Manifastatie Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht Netherlands; One Night Show Ayton Basement Newcastle
1978 Two Man Show AIR Gallery London; Video Art 78 Herbert Art Gallery Coventry
1979 International Video Symposium Kingston Ontario Canada; Video 79- The first decade Rome Italy; Festival79 Brighton; UK-TV Kitchen New York; One Man Show Kitchen New York
1980 Europe 1980 ILAC Centre des Echanges Lyons France; National Video Festival Bracknell Arts Centre
1981 Two Man Show Ikon Gallery Birmingham
1982 The Video ShowTate Gallery London
1984 British Canadian Video Exchange Toronto Canada; Lubljana SKUC Forum Yugoslavia; If then else…More on true or false, 1984, Cooper Gallery, DJCAD
1985 Fields and Frames DJCA Gallery Dundee, installations by Jane Rigby (film) and Steve Partridge (video)
1986 Glasgow Events Space 1 Transmission Gallery, February 1986 ▶︎; Signaux Poetiques Banff Centre, Alberta Canada; Interaction: Art-Music-Art Camden Arts Centre; British Video 1976/86 ICA London; Breaking Boundaries: New British videotapes ICA London; Made in Scotland, MOMA, New York, USA, Mar 20–Apr 22, 1986 ▶︎
1987 Fukijoka Museum Japan; VideoArt Locarno; Ave 87 Arnhem Netherlands; Sao Paolo Festival Sao Paulo; Re-scanning ICA Boston USA
1988 World-Wide Video Festival Kijkhuis The Hague Netherlands
1989 Video Positive Tate Gallery Liverpool; Video vis a vis Video– National Video-wall Exhibition, Diorama, Camden, London, 6 November – 3 December
1990 TV Interventions, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Seagate Gallery Dundee; Ikon Gallery Birmingham
1995 TOY BOX CDROM, Video Positive Tate Gallery Liverpool
1996 Media Circus Crawford Gallery DJCA Dundee
1997 The Showroom London; Videoart Britanic, Cente d’Art Monica, Barcelona, Spain
1998 SSA Annual Exhibition RSA Galleries Edinburgh; Zone Festival, Maidstone.
1999 One-person show Dundee Contemporary Arts, Centrespace, Dundee and Cooper Gallery, DJCAD, Dundee; Dick Institute Paisley; Street Level Glasgow; 17th World-Wide Video Festival, Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2007 Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Avenue New York; Norwich Gallery, Norwich, 2007; Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool
2008 Analogue Digital: MOCCA, Toronto, Canada. Art Gallery of Windsor (with Artcite); The Ottawa Art Gallery (with SAW Gallery), Canada; St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valetta, Malta; Fieldgate Gallery, London ▶︎ ; Arsenal Cinema, Freunde der Deutschen Kinemathek, Berlin, Germany; Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland. Artists’ Video in the 70s & 80s, doggerfisher gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland September – October 25 ▶︎ ; Expanded Cinema: Activating The Space Of Reception, 17 – 19 April 2009, Tate Modern.
2009 Running Time, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dean Gallery, 17 October 2009- November 21st.
2010 The Rewind Archive, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Aug 5th- 20th October. National Review of Live Art 30, The Arches, Glasgow, March. Lost & Found, Street Level Gallery, Glasgow, April 17- May 30 ▶︎
2011 Fuoriluogo 15 – Una Regressione Motivata, Limiti Inchiusi Arte Contemporanea, Campobasso, Molise, Italy. December 18 – January 23,
2012 British Artists’ Video in the 1970s and 1980s. Dundee Contemporary Arts, November. REWIND| British Artists’ Video, Careof, DOCVA, Milan, Italy. 6 November- 20 December 2012.
2014 VIDEOEX, Kanonengasse 20, CH-8004 Zürich, Switzerland, 24th May 2014 – 1st June. WAYWORDS OF SEEING, Frac île‑de‑France, le Plateau Paris, France, 12 June – 27 July.
2014-15 Typemotion. Type as Image in Motion, curated by Bernd Scheffer, Christine Stenzer and Soenke Zehle. Themed exhibition includes 3 works by Partridge: Sentences (1988-1993), The Sounds of These Words (1989); Easy Piece (1974). ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, (16 Nov 2013 → 2 Mar 2014); National Gallery of Art, Vilnius (10 Oct 2014 → 9 Nov 2014); FACT, Liverpool, 13 November 2014 – 8 February 2015; National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA), (21 Mar 2015 → 31 May 2015).
2015 Welcome to the Future! the floppy cd-rom revolution, An exhibition demonstrating the short life of born-digital art. March 19 – April 26. iMAL, Brussels. Exhibiting the cd-rom “This is a sentence” Partridge/Cunningham published by Film & Video Umbrella shown on a vintage computer.
2015-16 BP Walk through British Art – 500 Years of British Art, TATE Britain, Jan 2015- Jan 2016.
2016 Dall’oggi al domani. 24 ore nell’arte, MACRO, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Italy
2017 REWIND Shanghai – CURRENT: Contemporary Art from Scotland, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, 17th December 2016 – 15th January 2017
2021 Laboratory of Presentation Techniques, at Arton Foundation, Warsaw, March – April 2021
2021-22 Modern Conversations, TATE St Ives, May ▶︎
2022 About The Future at Palazzo GIL, Campobasso, Molise Culture Foundation. Produced and organized by Luca Basilico, 17 to 27 November
updated December 19 2022
updated December 19 2022