BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION
1960 Born Nuneaton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Since 1984 lives and works in Reading, Berkshire

1984-86 University of Reading, MFA (Painting)
1983-84 Studio with Sunderland Artists Group
1980-83 Sunderland Polytechnic, BA (Hons) Fine Art (First Class)
1979-80 Coventry Lanchester Polytechnic


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 NO EDEN, Greenham Common Control Tower, Newbury
2018 Companion Pieces, no format Gallery, Deptford
2018 SOLDIER, Sandham Memorial Chapel, Burghclere
2017 To & Fro 往返, Peacock Gallery, Reading
2016 The peace which passes..., OHOS, Reading
2013 The Heart’s Long Coast, More Arts, Wokingham
2011 Recent paintings, Meller Merceux Gallery, Oxford
2011 From here on in, Corn Exchange, Newbury
1988 Artist of the Day, Angela Flowers Gallery, London


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
In Reading Gaol by Reading Town, Turbine House, Riverside Museum, Reading
Creekside Open, selected by Sacha Craddock, APT Gallery, London
Process, OHOS, Reading
Triangulations, OHOS, Reading
2018
SFSA Painting Open, Deptford, London
Imago, OHOS, Reading
Diptych, Triptych, Polyptych, PS Mirabel, Manchester
Open Exhibition, NN Contemporary, Northampton
2017
Winter Salon: Power Play, The Concept Space, London
Rye Winter Salon, Rye Creative Centre, Rye, Sussex
SFSA Painting Open, No Format Gallery, London
Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
As it stands, 100 Years Gallery, London
Small World, PS Mirabel, Manchester
New Prints / Summer Selected by Katherine Bradford, IPC, New York
2016
4th Intl Juried Print, New Grounds Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Shifting States, Espacio Gallery, London
Innervisions, International Print Center, New York
RA Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
Spectrum, PS Mirabel, Manchester
2015
MONO II, Espacio Gallery, London
Desire Lines, OHOS, Reading
Colour & Materials, Espacio Gallery, London
TwitterArtExhibit, Moss, Norway
2014
Heaven + Hell, Espacio Gallery, London
Hanging Tough, OHOS, Reading
A Book about Death, Royal Cambrian Society, Wales
Constellation, Reading Museum and Art Gallery
Original Print Fair, Espacio Gallery, London
2013
Strata, Espacio Gallery, London
Emergence, Espacio Gallery, London
2012
Original Print Fair, Espacio Gallery, London
Face to Face, Espacio Gallery, London
Viewpoints, Espacio Gallery, London
Echo, OHOS, Reading2011
Would you like and why not? OHOS, Reading
Take off, New Greenham Arts Centre, Newbury
Send Me A Postcard Darling, The Red Gate Gallery, London
NUIT BLANCHE: Parcel Fever, OHOS, Reading2009KAMIEN (Stone) e-mail Art Project, MOKSiR Chelmek, Poland
1994-2000
Numerous shows at the Jelly Leg'd Chicken Gallery, Reading
1988
Berkshire Artists Group Show, Windsor Arts Centre
1987
Four Painters, Darlington Arts Centre
Take Six, Chisenhale Studios, London
1986
Three Painters, Cleveland Gallery, Middlesborough
1983
Sunderland Artists Group Show, Washington Arts Centre
Northern Artists, Gallery Seven, Newcastle
Tyne Tees Northern Open, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle and tour
Whitworth Young Contemporaries, Manchester
1982
Engelsk Grafikk, Gallery F15, Norway

AWARDS
2019 Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant
2017 Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust
1983 Purchase prize, Tyne Tees Northern Open
1982 First prize in Magnolia Mouldings National Landscape Competition

CURATION AND PROJECTS
2016 WordUp! Multi-site collaboration with Peter Driver for Reading's Year of Culture
2013 Curation and installation of Searching, Always @Gallery49, Bracknell

COLLECTIONS
Sunderland University
Magnolia Mouldings
Reading University
Angela Flowers Gallery
Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts
And private collections in UK, Europe and China

PUBLICATIONS, TALKS & MEDIA
2019: Panel discussion on Protest Art with Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Güler Ates & Kirsty Harris
2019: In conversation with Lucy Cox at Greenham Control Tower (live event & film)
2018: In conversation with Lucy Cox at no format Gallery (live event & film)
2018: Interviewed by Laura Brown for Bloop Magazine
2018: Interviewed by Lucy Cox for Painters Today podcast, episode 7
2018: SOLDIER, foreword by Adrian Blamires & essay by Roxana Tohaneanu-Shields
2018: Editorial Team selection for ArtMaze Mag, issue 6, January
2017: Featured image in Discerning Eye catalogue
2016: Talk: The peace that passes all understanding, OHOS, Reading
2016: Talk: Forms of Exchange: the journey from source to motif, New Greenham Arts
2015: Eliza's Entertainments, images to accompany poetry by Adrian Blamires
2015: Cover to Cover, a sketchbook project
2014: Interview on the Palette Pages
2014: Transformations, a contemporary working of Ovid's Metamorphoses
2014: Heaven + Hell, exhibition catalogue with an introductory essay by Anna McNay
2012: FAD News Q&A
2010: FROM HERE ON IN exhibition catalogue, with an essay by Adrian Blamires
1988: Artist of the Day, exhibition catalogue, Angela Flowers Gallery

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