Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

July 2018, Paintings, Médiathèque JS Pons, Ille sur Têt, France.
Feb-March 2018, Portraits et Toiles Abstraites, Cave Coopérative, Vinça, France.
Feb-March 2017, Portraits, Maison du Bas Vernet, Perpignan, France.
July 2015, Peintures, Maison de la Région, Perpignan, France.
August 2002, Over the Sofa at the Wivenhoe Bookshop.
May-June 2002, Paintings at deliART, Barbican, London.
September 2001, Paintings and Drawings, The Aldeburgh Gallery, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
June-July 2001, POSK Gallery, London.
April-May 2001, Conversations at The Digby Gallery, Colchester.
February 2000, Winter Warmers, Les Livres Gallery, Colchester Central Library.
October 1999, New Work, Chelmsford Central Library.
February-March 1997, Portraits – One to One, Colchester Central Library.
May 1995, Paintings, Trinity Street Gallery, Colchester.

Group Exhibitions

December 2011, Colchester Art Society Winter Exhibition, St. Martin’s Church, Colchester.
May 2011, Dedham Arts Group Spring Exhibition, Littlegarth Studio, Dedham.
March 2010, CAS Small but Beautifully Formed, Colchester Central Library.
December 2009, CAS Christmas Exhibition, Benham Gallery, Colchester.
July 2009, An Exhibition of Wivenhoe Artists, The Wivenhoe Gallery.
January-March 2009, Here’s Looking At You, The Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich.
December 2008, Over the Sofa Christmas Show, The Wivenhoe Bookshop.
January 2008, January Mixture, Colchester Arts Society, Colchester Central Library.
January 2007, January Mixture, Colchester Arts Society, Colchester Central Library.
December 2007- March 2008, Shakespeare Gallery, Dedham.
March 2004, Art Auction East 2004, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery.
December 2003, Over the Sofa at The Wivenhoe Bookshop.
July-August 2002, CAS Contemporary Art Selection, Firstsite, Colchester.
May-June 2002, Gainsborough’s House Printmakers Exhibition, Sudbury.
May-July 2002, Artists in Essex 2002, Waltham Abbey.
July-September 2000, CAS – Selection 2000, Firstsite at the Minories Gallery, Colchester.
July-August 2000, Millennium Exhibition, Les Livres Gallery, Colchester.
August 2000, Summertime, at David Wood Gallery, Dedham, Essex.
August-October 1999, On the Shelf, Firstsite at the Minories Gallery, Colchester.
May-June 1999, Artists in Wetzlar/ Goethe and Continent in Wetzlar, Germany.
August-October 1998, Studio in a Square, Firstsite at the Minories Gallery, Colchester.
August-October 1998, Colchester Art Society, Firstsite at the Minories Gallery, Colchester.
August-September 1998, Drawings for All ’98, Gainsborough House, Sudbury.
June-July 1998, Exhibition at Contact Gallery, Norwich.
June-July 1998, Colchester Art Society Summer Exhibition, Colchester Central Library.
November 1997, Art On The Border, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich.
August 1997, CD exhibition, Trinity Street Studios, Colchester.
July 1997, Colchester Arts Society Summer Exhibition, Colchester Central Library.
June 1996, Artists in Essex, Waltham Abbey.
April 1996, Drawings For All ’96, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury.

Awards

April 1996, Highly Commended prize at Drawings For All ’96, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury. Entries judged by Andrew Graham-Dixon, Christopher Le Brun and I.Vasseur.
June 1991, Won Sir Alfred Munnings Award to study art in Florence, Italy.

Residencies and Workshops

2013-2014 Painting and Drawing Classes in Ille-sur-Têt, France.
2010-2012 Painting and Drawing Courses for Adults in Manningtree and Copford.
October 2008, Ongoing Life Drawing Workshops, Wivenhoe and Lawford, Essex.
September 2002, BP Arts Week, Castle Point Borough Council, Essex.
November-December 2001, Colchester Borough Council’s World Aids Arts Festival Artist Residency, year 10 pupils at Thomas Lord Audley School, Colchester.
October 2000, The BIG DRAW, Family Fun Day , Essex University Gallery.
June 1999, training residency, project with year 12 pupils exploring Abstract Expressionism, Colne High School, Brightlingsea, Essex.
September 1998 and August 1996, Family Days Firstsite, The Minories, Colchester.
June 1996 and 1995, Human Figure in Pastels workshops for adults, Trinity St.Gallery.
May 1995, Exploring Portraiture half-term activities, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich.

Education and Training

Largely, self taught and ongoing.
2003, Teaching Adult Learners, (City & Guilds 7407) Tendring ACC, Clacton, Essex.
1999, Essex Artists in Education Course.
1998, Residential training course in Public Art run by Commissions East, Writtle College.
1991-94, EARAC Diploma in Art and Design, North-East Essex School of Art, Colchester.
1990-91, Diploma in Art Foundation, North-East School of Art, Colchester Institute.

Publications & Film

Film L’art au Féminin, made by Maison de Bas Vernet shown in Palais de Congres, Perpignan.
Here’s Looking At You exhib.catalogue 2009 The Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich.
Auction East catalogue pub.2004 by Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery.
Making the Connection, Long-term reference directory pub.2002 by Firstsite.
On the Border – catalogue, selected by Griff Rhys Jones & Mark Wallinger, pub. 1997 by Firstsite and Wolsey Art Gallery, Christchurch Mansion.
Exhibition catalogues Drawings for All pub.1998, 1996 by Gainsborough’s House.