German artist Lother Götz (b. 1963 in Gunzburg, Germany) completed an MA at the Royal College of Art in 1998, after studying in Germany at Aachen, Düsseldorf and Wuppertal. He has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad, with solo shows at galleries such as Gasworks (London), the Chisenhale (London), Mappin Art Gallery (Sheffield), Museum Goch (Germany), David Risley Gallery (Copenhagen) and the Petra Rinck Gallery (Dusseldorf), and has been included in group exhibitions in Amsterdam, Dublin, Hamburg, Hanover, Salamanca, Wilhelmshaven and Wuppertal. He also participated in the Prague Triennale. In Spring 2010 Götz contributed a major work to an international showcase exhibition on wall-painting at the Miró Foundation in Barcelona. His other public commissions include Platform for Art at Piccadilly Circus underground station in 2007, a collaboration with Caruso St John Architects at the Arts Council England Offices in 2008, a commission at Haymarket Metro Station, Newcastle in 2009, and site-specific wall painting projects such as Xanadu at Leeds Art Gallery in 2017, Composition for a Staircase at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester in 2016, and Dance Diagonal at Towner Gallery in Eastbourne in 2019. Götz has also participated in art residencies in New York, Shanghai and Guangzhou, and the Abbey Fellowship at the British School at Rome in 2010.
The artist currently lives and works in both London and Berlin, and is Associate Professor of Fine Art at the University of Sunderland.