Career History

EDUCATION
1982-85 Gloucestershire College of Fine Art B.A.Hons. Fine Art.
1981-82 Leicester Polytechnic Foundation Course Art and Design.

MAJOR COMMISSIONS
2010-11 Large garden inspired canvasses for Beetham Nurseries, Milnthorpe, Cumbria.
2005 Collection of nine graphites for T.T. International, London.
1994 Shakespeare`s London Installation, Shakespeare Show, Barbican, London.
1990 Venice Carnival Installation, The Art Machine, Mcllellan Galleries, Glasgow.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 Shared Earth Exhibition Witherslack Cumbria.
2010 Brantwood, Coniston, Cumbria.
2009 Tolquhon Gallery, Tarves, Aberdeenshire.
2007 Finestra Gallery, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria.
2002 Launch of the Pinfold Gallery, Bowness, Cumbria.
2000-01 Warehouse Gallery, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Cumbria.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 SWLA,Birdscapes Gallery,Holt,Norfolk
2016,10.08, Tolquhon Gallery,Tarves,Aberdeenshire
2016,07 N.E.W.A Gordale, Cheshire
2016,05 Art On The Wing ,R.S.P.B Scotland,Ayr
2016-04 Lake Artists Society Summer Show, Grasmere,Cumbria
2016-05 Witherslack Group Of Artists and Makers, Witherslack,Cumbria
2015-11.08,04 S.W.L.A. Mall Galleries,London
2015.12-09 Morningside Gallery,Edinburgh
2015-12 Birdscapes Gallery,Holt ,Norfolk
2015,14,11,09 Lake Artists Society Winter Show, Rheged,Penrith
2014,13 David Shepherd Wildlife Artist Of The Year,Mall Galleries,London
2013,12,10 Cambridge Contemporary Art Gallery
2012,09,06,04 Cumbria Open,Upfront Gallery,Penrith
2012-01 Bridge Art Gallery,Tatham,Lancashire
2011,08,06 Redbarn Gallery,Melkinthorpe,Cumbria
2011 “Birch Tree“ International Exhibition,Timousara, Rumania
2007 New Grafton Gallery Summer Show,London
2005 “Making Waves” Nature In Art,Gloucestershire
2004 Radhusset Museum,Ornskoldsvik,Sweden
2004 S.W.L.A Malvern Theatre Gallery
2002-2000 M.A.F.A Bury City Art Gallery,Lancashire.

AWARDS
2016 British Wildlife Award, N.E.W.A, Gordale Cheshire
2012 PJC Drawing Award,S.W.L.A.Mall Galleries,London
2011 Birdscape Gallery Award S.W.L.A. Mall Galleries London.
2007 Cumbria Open Upfront Gallery, Penrith. 3rd and People’s Prize.
2006 N.E.W.A. Highly Commended.
2006 Cumbria Open Upfront Gallery, Penrith. 2nd Prize.
2003 Maiden Bridge Gallery, Annual Art Award.
2001 Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, People’s Prize.
2000 Northern Arts Award.

PUBLICATIONS
Homeground – A Collection Of Poetry By Brian Fereday
Sand Walker by Cedric Robinson,Great Northern Press
Acrylic Secrets by Gill Barron,Quatro publishing.