Curriculum Vitae

Fan ( Orange Pinks Green )

Installed Paintings PLAYTIME 2019 London

Studio Italy 2019

Solo show Three Works Scarborough 2019

Two paintings installed in Imperfect Reverse , Cambridge, 2017

Installation The Drawing Collective ABSTRACT PROECT#21 Paris 2016

Mercus Barn installation 2015

Installation Colour/Boundary, Gallery North, Newcastle 2014

Colour in Place (Colore nei Luoghi) installation at Palazzo del Podesta, Pescia, Italy May - June 2013

Studio in Italy 2011

Not Titled ZigZag

Installed paintings

Diamond private collection UK 2005

Surface Connections, Holden Gallery Manchester 2004
Curriculum Vitae

Biographical information

Born 1954, Darlington, County Durham, England


1979-81 Slade School of Fine Art, Higher Diploma in Fine Art

1977-79 Lanchester (Coventry) Polytechnic, B.A Hons Fine Art

1976-77 Brighton Polytechnic

1974-76 Clarendon College, Nottingham

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Three  Scarborough UK

2015 Three  Weymouth UK

2013 Colour in Place  Palazzo del Podesta Pescia Italy

1995 Union Street Gallery, London

1993 Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

1991 British School at Rome Gallery, Rome, Italy

1990 Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London

1990 Artist of the Day, Angela Flowers Gallery, London

1989 Chisenhale Gallery, London (with Tim Allen)

1989 Ferens Gallery, Hull (with Anna Miszewska)

1989 Todd Gallery, London (with Claire Scanlon)

Selected  group exhibitions

2020 Royal Watercolour Society London

2020 Enough is Definitely Enough-Contemporary Artists Respond to Las Meninas Oceans Apart Salford UK 

2019 Fully Awake Freeland Foundation London

2019 Playtime   Arthouse1 LONDON

2019 Panel Paintings 3:Diptych Emma Hill Gallery, London UK

2019 Clyde Hopkins and friends, Linden Hall Studio, Deal UK

2019 Enough is Definitely Enough  General Practice, Lincoln, UK

2018 Royal Academy 250th Summer Exhibition  London

2017 entr'acte : intermission   Abstract-Project, Paris

2017 The Surface of Things Paper Gallery Manchester

2017 The Mercus Collection The Mercus Barn, Mercus-Garrabet, France

2017  Fiction ( With Only Daylight Between Us ) Class Room, Coventry, UK

2016 - 2017 Imperfect Reverse Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge UK

2016 Imperfect Reverse Camberwell Space Projects  London UK

2016 Salon des Réalitiés Nouvelles Paris, France

2016 Summer Mix Turps Gallery, London

2016 The Drawing Collective, ABSTRACT PROJECT , Paris, France

2015-16 borderlands-a painting survey, Albus 3 Arts, Northhampton UK

2015 The London Group Open, The Cello Factory, London

2015 Espace d'Art  32250 Fources, France

2015 Eye and Mind#1, La Grange de Mercus, Mercus-Garrabet, France

2015 Detail, Usher Galler, Lincoln

2014 Detail, Transmission Gallery, London

2014 Detail, H Gallery, Bangkok

2014 Colour/Boundary, Slade Summer School, London

2014 Colour/Boundary, Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne

2013 Unspecific Objects, Royal Standard, Liverpool

2012 Zombie Modernism, Malgras|Naudet Gallery, Manchester

2009 Mini Meta, Beardsmore Gallery, London

2009 Meta-Contemporary British Abstract Painting, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

2009 Conversations in Painting, Chapman Gallery, Salford

2006 Transfer, Keith Talent Gallery, London

2005 Painting, Fabian Peake, Sharon Hall, Islington Mill Gallery, Salford

2004 Surface Connections, Holden Gallery, Manchester

2001 Les Parapluies de Manchester, Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham

1996-97 The Borrowed Image, Rochdale Art Gallery, Edinburgh City Centre Gallery, Sunderland Centre for Contemporary Art


2020 The Diagonal, Pictures Before and After Photography  David Sweet Turps Banana Magazine #22  

2019 Playtime and Painting  Kamini Vellodi catalogue essay for Playtime, Arthouse1, London UK

2019 Fully Awake catalogue Freelands Foundation, London

2019 Clyde Hopkins and Friends catalogue, Linden Hall Studios, Deal, UK

2019 Sharon Hall 3x3  Press release David Saunders Three Works Scarborough UK

2019 Enough is Definitely Enough General Practice Lincoln UK

2017 Diary of a painting Just Another Painter

2017 Imperfect Reverse, exhibition review by Fiona Grady

2016 Imperfect Reverse, symposium review, Frederic Anderson

2016 Imperfect Reverse, catalogue Laurence Noga UAL publication

2016 The Drawing Collective Paris #21Abstract Project

2015 Three question and answer Sharon Hall and Chris Shaw

2015 Viewpoints,

2015 Eye and Mind #2 catalogue text, The Mercus Barn, Mercus Garrabet, Midi Pyrenees,France

2015 Interview with Charley Peters  January 2015

2015 The Virtual Archive, From Absorb to Zoom : An Alphabet of Actions in the Women's Art Library project with Anne Krinsky

2014 Review of Detail, Oliver Zarandi East End Review, October 2014 

2014 Review of Colour Boundary, Stephen Moonie, Abstract Critical,  February 

2014 Review of Colour Boundary,Rachel McDermot, Peel,  January 2015

2014 Colour/Boundary Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne. Catalogue essay by David Sweet

2013 Review of Il Colore nei Luoghi (Colour in Place ) Palazzo del Podesta, Pescia, Italia EQUILIBRIARTE.NET, May 2013

2013 Colour in Place Palazzo del Podesta, Pescia, Italy. Catalogue essays by Stuart Bradshaw, David Ryan, translation Veronica Mulas

2009 Transitions/Abstractions, David Ryan, essay

2006 Transfer, critical text, Bernice Donszelman, Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, David Ryan

2005 Painting, Fabian Peake, Sharon Hall, Alistair Payne, catalogue essay, Islington Mill, Salford

2001 Les Parapluies de Manchester, David Sweet, catalogue essay, Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham

1995 Rose Jennings Time Out, review, June 1995

1995 Mark Durden, Art Monthly, November 1995

1995 The Borrowed Image, Amanda Farr, catalogue essay, Edinburgh City Centre Gallery

1995 Sacha Craddock, The Times, review, May 1995

1994 Tania Guha Time Out, review, February 1994

1993 Robert Clark The Guardian, review, July 1993

1993 Sue Platt Manchester City Life, review, June 1993

1993 Sacha Craddock, David Ryan, catalogue essays, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

1991 Marina Engel, catalogue essay, British School at Rome Gallery

1991 Adrian Searle, Time Out, review, December 1991

1990 David Lillington Time Out, review, October 1990

1990 David Ryan, catalogue essay, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London

1990 Rose Jennings, City Limits, September 1990

1989 Kate Bush, Artscribe International, February 1989

1989 Stuart Bradshaw, catalogue essay, Ferens Gallery, Hull

1988 Sarah Kent, Time Out, June 1988


2014 Arts Council of Great Britain (for Colour/Boundary Exhibition)

2011 Manchester Metropolitan University Research Award

2005/6 Manchester Metropolitan University Research Awards

1996 Visiting Critic, Braziers International Artists Workshop, Oxfordshire

1990 Rome Award in Painting, The British School at Rome

1989 Picker Lectureship, Kingston University

1989 Greater London Arts Association Award

1986 Greater London Arts Association Award

1981 French Government Scholarship

1981 Jeremy Cubitt Painting Prize

1981 Sir James Knott Scholarship

Corporate and Public Collections

Barclays Bank, London UK

Prudential Collection, New Jersey, USA

Artsite, New York, USA

Norton Rose, City of London

Heathrow Airport, London