Biography

Resides:    Shropshire
Born:        Canterbury, UK, 1973  

Education

1992-95   Exeter University, BA Fine Art and English Literature         

1991-92    Newcastle University, Foundation year Fine Art

Selected solo exhibitions

2016  Drawn Together: The Art Stable, Child Okeford, Dorset (2 person show)

2015  Threshold,  Silk Top Hat gallery, Ludlow

2014  Lifting the Canopy,  Silk Top Hat gallery, Ludlow
Out of the woods, Allsop gallery, BridportArts Centre, Dorset (2 person show)

2013 Understories/Overstories (2 person show), The Art Stable

2012  Recent Drawings,  Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow

2011 Understories, Celia Lendis Contemporary, Gloucestershire
Recent Drawings and Paintings, Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow
Off the Beaten Track, Dorset County Hospital, Arts in Hospitals, Dorchester
Take care of the senses and the sounds will take care of themselves, The Art Stable, Child Okeford, Dorset

2007  Recent Paintings,   Elder Froy, Poundbury, Dorchester

2006  Dorset Arts Weeks

2005  Pit-stops & Beauty Spots, Dorset County Hospital, Arts in Hospitals, DorchesterThe Arborealists, Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth

1998  Recent Paintings, Atrium, Cork Street, London

1996  Land,   Exeter and Devon Arts Centre, Exeter

Selected group exhibitions

2017

Capture the Castle, Southampton City Art Gallery

The Arborealists, Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth

2016

Arborealists: The Art of the Tree, St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, Lymington

2015                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Arboretum, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol                                                                                                                                             London Art fair, Jonathan Cooper gallery, London

2014       
Christmas exhibition, The Art Stable, Dorset
Open West Midlands, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Modern British and Contemporary Drawings, The Art Stable, Dorset          
Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts, Bath
Under the Greenwood: Picturing the British Tree, Gerald Moore Gallery, London

2013        
Christmas Show, Denise Yapp Contemporary, Monmouth
Under the Greenwood: Picturing British Trees, St Barbe Museum, Lymington, Hampshire

2012        
Ludlow Open, Ludlow College, Shropshire
Mixed Show, The Art Stable

2011        
Women Painters (Xmas 2011/2012), Celia Lendis Contemporary, Moreton-in-Marsh
A Few of our Favourite Things, Dorset County Hospital

2010        
Christmas Show, Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow
Group Show, Twenty-Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock, Shropshire
Ludlow Summer Exhibition, Ludlow, Shropshire

2009        
Mixed Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The Art Stable, Child Okeford, Dorset
Ten Artists for Christmas, The Old School, Stanton Lacy, Ludlow, Shropshire
Leaden Hall Art Show, Leaden Hall, The Close, Salisbury

2008        
Autumn Show, Josie Eastwood Fine Art, Winchester
Emporium, Penny Brohn Cancer Care, Pill, Bristol

2007  Autumn Show, Josie Eastwood Fine Art, Winchester
            Leaden Hall Summer Art Exhibition, Leaden Hall, The Close, Salisbury

2000  Mixed Show, Coombs Contemporary, London

1999 Group Show, Coombs Contemporary, London
          Abstract Painters, Beatrice Royal Art Gallery, Eastleigh, Hants.

 

Art Fairs                                                                                                                                                                                                                

2017  Affordable Art Fair, Artshouse, Battersea

2016  London Art Fair, Jonathan Cooper Gallery
           Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead

2015  Works on Paper fair, Artshouse                                                                                                                                                                              2014  Works on Paper Fair, London, Artshouse
2013  20/21 International Art Fair, London, The Art Stable
            Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, Artshouse
        
Awards

2015 Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Award

2012  Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Award

2010  Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Award

Collections and commissions

Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, Dorset
Yeovil District Hospital, Somerset
Nagan Johnson Design, London
Hoy-Williams Design, London

Publications

Capture the Castle: British Artists and the Castle from Turner to Le Brun (Sansom & Co. 2017)
Under the Greenwood: Picturing the British Tree (Sansom & Co. 2013)
LSE Catalogue (2012)
Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in Somerset- The Public Catalogue Foundation (2010)
LSE Catalogue (2010)
What to BuyThe Week, 17th March 2012