2021 

SHOWING NOW AT: Cambridge Contemporary Gallery,

FORTHCOMING SHOWS AT: Woolverton Gallery, & Freshford Gallery

OPEN STUDIO EVENT: NOV 19-21

RESIDENCY AWARD: BRISONS VEOR & THE VI TRUSLER DRAWING BURSARY AWARD.

Bigbrushart.com: Seeing Things now: https://m.mixcloud.com/FromeFM/71-seeing-things-260721

Solo shows

2019 SOLO SHOW "Glimpse", North Cornwall. 13th July - 1st August.

This exhibition was based on the sketches and materials I had collected whilst walking some

of the South West Coast Path and the paintings I had made from that material.

 

Recent Group Exhibitions

2021 SAW Collaborative project.

2020 Invited artist to participate in “Somerset Reacquainted”, Somerset Art Works
2019 Beckington Creatives Open Studio Event 22nd- 24th November
2019 July - Widcombe Art Trail, Bath
2018 Black Swan Open Exhibition - "Mill Lane" Project (collaboration)
2018 The Black Swan Gallery, Frome. Feb 24th - March 10th
2017 Art @ No. 16, an open studio event.
2017 The Black Swan Gallery, Frome
2016 The Black Swan Gallery, Frome
2015 The Black Swan Gallery, Frome
2015 Open Studio event - November/December
2014 Frome Open Studios event @ No 16 Frome Road, own studio
2014  Rook Lane Chapel, Frome Art Society
2013  Frome Open Studios @ White Row Farm



 

Recent Juried Exhibitions

2019 Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour (RI), Mall Galleries, by competitive selection
2018 The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath Society of Artists - by competitive selection
2017 The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath - by competitive selection
2016 The A2 Gallery, Wells - 2016 Open Exhibition by competitive selection
2015 Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour (RI), Mall Galleries, by competitive selection
2014 The A2 Gallery, Wells - 2014 Open exhibition "Real Somerset" by competitive selection 
2014 Society of Women Artists, Mall Galleries, London, by competitive selection
2014 The Artist Category, Patchings 2014 Exhibition, Nottinghamshire
2014  The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath – by competitive selection
2013  Bruton Art Society - by competitive selection
2013  The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath – by competitive selection
2012  Royal West Academy Open Exhibition – 3 paintings shortlisted
2012  The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath – by competitive selection
2011  Royal West Academy Open Exhibition – shortlisted
2011  The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath – by competitive selection
2010  The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath – by competitive selection



Awards and Grants

2020 Awarded bursary for “Big Brush Art” a collaborative project awarded by Somerset Art Works
2019 Highly commended (Vera Skinner Prize)
2018 Winner of "The Vera Skinner" Prize at The Black Swan Gallery (Frome Art Society)
2017 Awarded future exhibition right at A2 Gallery
2015 Highly commended (Vera Skinner Prize)
2014 Winner of Artifolk Award 2014, Society of Women Artists.
2014 Shortlisted into final 7 to win at The A2 Gallery for the "Real Somerset" competition
2014 Artist of the Year competition - Winner of Abstract/experimental category - professional (SAA)
2014 Winner of image for Frome Open Studios event
2014  Rook Lane Gallery, Frome (Frome Art Society) First Prize - The Vera Skinner Prize
2013  Artist of the Year competition - Best Still Life Category winner - professional (Society of all artists)
2013  Rook Lane Gallery, Frome (Frome Art Society) highly commended Vera Skinner Prize
2012  Artist of the Year competition – Best Still Life Category winner (Society of all artists)

 

Published Articles/Radio
2014  Local Radio interview: http://frome.fm/programmes/talk/seeing-things

 

Gallery Representation

2017 - 2020 A2 Gallery, Wells, Somerset. (on-going)



Professional Activities

2020 New “Big Brush” collaborative project.
Workshops to local art groups, Frome, Kilmersdon and Bath.
Start up of a new collaborative group of artists (2016-2017) B4 group exhibited in Round Tower, Frome
Creator of "Beckington Creatives" initiative for village community. (Open studios event)
Art workshops provided to local primary schools.
Adults purchasing childrens artwork - primary school fundraiser.
Art fundraiser for local schools - design a christmas card with professional printing.
Created the millenium art panel to celebrate the history of village working in conjunction with schools and adults.

Education

B.Ed. (Hons) 4yrs

Education with Fine Art

UWE

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Nature Morte II
Winner of the Artifolk award
Society of Women Artists, 2014.

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Art @ No 16
created a "pop-up gallery space at home

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Glimpse, mixed media
Title of solo show 2019
Saunders Waterford 200lb paper 22 x 30 in