Bio / Education
Based in Porthmeor Studios. St.Ives
1982 - 6 BA (Hons) and Printmaking Prize.
Sunderland College of Art
1981 - 2 Foundation. Loughborough College of Art.
Kestle Barton (Film ‘10’ and Works on Paper)
Beaux Arts London (Paintings and Works on Paper)
Newlyn Art Gallery (Film ‘Still Here’ and paintings)
2013, 2011, 2009
Beaux Arts Bath (Paintings and Works on Paper)
2010, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001, 1999
Millennium Gallery, St.Ives (Paintings and Works on Paper)
Recent Selected Group Exhibitions
Plymouth Contemporary open
St Ives Beaux Arts London
All Out of Love – New film ‘The Proposal’ selected for Tate Screening.
Exeter Contemporary Open. Exeter Phoenix.
Plymouth Contemporary Open. Plymouth University.
INK Miami Art Fair
Falmouth Art gallery Porthmeor Past and Present
London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy
London Art Fair, Islington, London
Collage Wilson Stephens. London
Picture Room, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn
20/21 Royal College of Art
Recent Other Activity
For Groundwork, Fieldtrip with sound by Luke Vibert
Invited to co-curate Late at Tate – a summer night of dance and performance.
Select and present work by four artists in a sound show. Porthmeor Studios, St Ives.
Co curate and host a screening of new films by fine art and experimental film students from Falmouth University.
Appear in Tate Britain’s Great British Walks with Gus Casely-Hayford and Miriam Margolyes. Sky Arts
Film Study In Hindsight wins award at Exeter Contemporary Open.
Initiate and co-host A Long Weekend of Uncertainty - an interdisciplinary residency at Kestle Barton.
Co-curate and host The Voyeurs – Frears Bayliss screening of a programme of selected films.
Study in Hindsight selected by Lux for Side by Side screening event.
Organise, select and present an exhibition of four artists (Strepitus Crepitus Fragor) in St Ives.
Co-found LDM, a monthly discussion group with artists and curators.
Start Printmaking for Boys - irregular printmaking sessions for contemporary artists (not just boys!).
Article published in issue 14 of Turps Banana.
2013 – 17
Work appears regularly on cover of London Review of Books
Sketch Open, Winner of Fine Art editioning prize – Rabley Contemporary
Selected for The Cornwall Workshop – A forum for dialogue and exchange with international artists, writers and curators, Kestle Barton.
Publications / Catalogues
Plymouth Contemporary Open
Exeter Contemporary Open
Kestle Barton. New Work
Beaux Arts. Essay by Simon Garfield
Newlyn Art gallery Still Here. Essay by Blair Todd
Plymouth Contemporary Open
Interview by Mark Osterfield
Porthmeor Studios & Cellars. The Architects’ Story. By MJ Long
Essay by Aidan Quinn
Essay by Gill Nicol (Head of Interaction, Arnolfini Gallery)
Art and Graft. FT Weekend Magazine
Artists Studios. MJ Long
Essay by Elizabeth Knowles CBE (Also essay 2003)
Emma Thomas. Telegraph Magazine
Art Now Cornwall, Essay by Susan Daniel-McElroy, (Director Tate St Ives)
On the Very Edge of the Ocean, Ben Tufnell, Tate Publications
Work in Education and Residencies
Printmaking/redacting/collage workshop during Palace of Culture Newlyn Gallery
2016 / 2017
Visiting lecturer School of Film and Television. Falmouth University
Lecture as part of Visiting Artists Series. Plymouth University
MA Lecture Series. University College Falmouth
Residency, Kestle Barton
Visiting lecturer, BA Fine Art, University College Falmouth
Tate St.Ives. Leads practical sessions, special events and talks
Newlyn Art Gallery – Involved in devising and leading courses including printmaking and Drawing a painting
2007 – 2017
Falmouth Art Gallery. Leading printmaking courses
2002, 2005, 2007
Vyner’s School. Artist in Residence
University College Falmouth
Falmouth Art Gallery
Royal Cornwall Museum
Slaughter and May
Selected Group Shows (pre 2013)
20/21 Royal College of Art
IMS Falmouth Art Gallery
Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
Five by Five, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn
Print! The Exchange, Penzance
House of Fairy Tales, Millennium, St. Ives
Insomnia, series of new prints. The Exchange, Penzance
20/21, The Royal College of Art, London
Double Vision, Exchange Gallery, Penzance
Treasures from the Wilson Collection, Falmouth Art Gallery
Drawing Show curated by The Drawing Room, The Exchange Gallery, Penzance
Crossing Over, Beaux Arts, Bath
Art Now Cornwall, Tate St.Ives
A Fine Line, Artonomy, Truro
NSA Exhibition, Goldfish Contemporary Fine Art, Penzance
Porthmeor Printmakers Show and Portfolio, Café. Tate St.Ives
From the Edge, Sherborne House, Dorset
3 Person Show, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn
Critic’s Choice (John Russell Taylor), Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn
New Cornish Art, Edgar Modern, Bath
Drawing? Newlyn Art Gallery
Critic’s Choice (Joan Bakewell), Newlyn Art Gallery
Conflict and Resolution, Harbour House, Devon
ID, Newlyn Art Gallery
Selected Other Activity (pre 2013)
Art In Cornwall BBC Four
Art and Graft FT Weekend Magazine, photos by Rosie Hallam
Filmed for Memory Bay as featured artist
Interviewed for ARD, German radio
Telegraph Magazine. Photographed by Paul Massey and interview by Emma Thomas
Featured artist in film by Ray Bird about Porthmeor Studios
Featured in Merian German magazine
Photographed by Max Edelman
Photographed by Andreas Sterzing
Photographed by Gary Treadwell
Coast, BBC One
Subject of Process a film by Stuart Lansdowne
Guardian Artist of the Month
Cover of Guardian Supplement Living on the Edge