Exhibitions and Awards

        SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2015 – Castlegate Gallery, Cockermouth, Cumbria
  • 2015 – Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Cumbria – ‘Performance’
  • 2015 – Origin Gallery, Dublin
  • 2015 – Cill Rialaig, Co. Kerry, Ireland
  • 2015 – Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland – ‘Between Rocks and Hard Places’
  • 2014 – Gavagan Art, Linton Court Gallery, Settle – ‘Expeditionist’
  • 2012 – Beside The Wave, Falmouth – ‘Force Of Nature’
  • 2012 – Lerwick Museum, Shetland – ’30 Days of Light’
  • 2012 – Linton Court Gallery, Settle, North Yorkshire
  • 2011 – Brewery Arts Centre, Sugarstore Gallery, Kendal
  • 2010 – Silverdale & Arnside Art Trail
  • 2009 – Silverdale & Arnside Art Trail
  • 2008 – OCG Arts, Ambleside
  • 2008 – Origin Gallery, Harcourt Street, Dublin
  • 2007 – Silverdale & Arnside Art Trail
  • 2007 – Red Barn Gallery, Melkinthorpe, Cumbria
  • 2007 – The Edge Gallery, Lancaster
  • 2006 – Silverdale & Arnside Art Trail
  • 2006 – The Great Atlantic Mapworks Gallery, St. Just, Cornwall
  • 2006 – The Great Atlantic Falmouth Gallery, Cornwall
  • 2006 – Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, R.O.I.
  • 2006 – Green Room, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
  • 2006 – Pinfold Gallery, Bowness, Cumbria
  • 2005 – Garstang Arts Centre, Lancashire
  • 2004 – OCG Arts, Ambleside
  • 2002 – Carnforth Train Station, Lancashire – ‘Paintings of a Derelict Station’
  • 2001 – No. 6 Café/ Restaurant, Lancaster
  • 1999 – Garstang Arts Society, Lancashire
  • 1999 – Oddfellows Contemporary Art Gallery, Kendal
  • 1998 – Gregson Centre, Lancaster
  • 1998 – The Duke’s Playhouse, Lancaster
  • 1994 – The Ashton Memorial, Lancaster
  • 1994 – The Whale Tail, Lancaster
  • 1993 – Yorkshire Television, Leeds

        SELECTED MIXED EXHIBITIONS

  • 2017 – Threadneedle Figurative Art Prize, Mall Galleries
  • 2017 – New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2016 – Gavagan Art, Settle
  • 2016 – New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2016 – Chelsea AAF, London
  • 2016 – Panter and Hall Gallery, Battersea Affordable Art Fair (BAAF)
  • 2015 –  ‘New Light’ Touring exhibition. Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle; Mercer Gallery, Harrogate                             and Panter and Hall, London
  • 2015 – Gavagan Art, Settle
  • 2015 – Old Courthouse Gallery, Ambleside, Cumbria
  • 2015 – New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2014 – ROI Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2014 – ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2012 -16 – Beside the Wave Gallery, Battersea Affordable Art Fair
  • 2012 – Farfield Mill, Sedbergh
  • 2012 – Beside The Wave Gallery, Bristol Affordable Art Fair
  • 2012-14 – Chelsea Art Fair, London. Showing with Beside The Wave Gallery
  • 2012 – Falmouth Art Galleries with Beside the Wave Gallery, – ‘Effortless Brushstrokes’ 
  • 2011 – Gallery Tresco, Scilly.  Summer Show
  • 2011 – Gavagan Art, Linton Court Gallery, Settle, N. Yorkshire
  • 2011 – Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal. ‘OPEN UP NORTH’ Exhibition
  • 2011 – Cadogan Contemporary, Spring Show
  • 2011 – Advocate Gallery, Ashtead, Surrey
  • 2010 – Cadogan Contemporary,  Hampshire Exhibition – work featured on catalogue cover
  • 2010 – RHS Rosemoor, Devon.  Group Show, – ‘The Great British Landscape’
  • 2010 – Beaux Arts Bath, London Art Fair, Islington
  • 2009 – Beaux Arts, Bath  Christmas Show
  • 2009 – Maiden Bridge Gallery, Tatham
  • 2008-09 – Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, R.O.I.
  • 2008 – Gallery Des Arts, Verteillac, France.
  • 2008 – RHS Rosemoor, Devon. Group Show, – ‘The Great British Landscape’
  • 2007 – The Mall Galleries, London. The Royal Society of Marine Artists
  • 2007 – Denbies Vineyard, Dorking, Surrey. Group Show, – ‘The Great British Landscape’ 
  • 2006 – Ruskin Gallery, Lancaster University
  • 2006 – The Great Atlantic Falmouth Gallery, Cornwall
  • 2005 – Cill Rialaig, Co. Kerry, R.O.I. An auction of work by International Artists
  • 2004 – Michael Naimski Gallery, King Street, London
  • 2004 – Brewery Open, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal.
  • 2004 – Upfront Gallery, Penrith. Green Door Studios group show.
  • 2004 – Pinfold Gallery, Bowness
  • 2003 – Farfield Mill, Sedbergh, Cumbria
  • 2003 – Grasmere Hall, Cumbria. Green Door Studios group show.
  • 2003 – Pinfold Gallery, Bowness
  • 2003 – Open Studios, Green Door Studios, Kendal
  • 2003 – The Ashton Memorial, Lancaster
  • 2002 – Irene Chenery Maher & Co. Clitheroe
  • 2002 – Bolton Museum & Art Gallery
  • 2002 – No.6 Café/ Restaurant, Lancaster
  • 2001 – Ribchester Music Festival
  • 2001 – Brook Gallery, Goosnargh
  • 1999 – Brook Gallery, Goosnargh
  • 1999 – Maiden Bridge Gallery, Tatham
  • 1998 – Brook Gallery, Goosnargh
  • 1998 – No.6 Café/ Restaurant, Lancaster
  • 1997 – Rainy Day Gallery, Penzance. Show of artists living & working in Cornwall
  • 1996-1993 – Luneside Studios, Lancaster. Three shows held at the studios
  • 1996 – Storey Institute, Lancaster. Luneside Studios group show
  • 1991 – Covent Garden.  Falmouth College End of Year Show

        AWARDS

  • 2018 – Lancashire Life Magazine Landscape Painter of the Year
  • 2014 – The Stanley Grimm Memorial Prize, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2014 – The Le Clerc Fowle Medal, Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2014 – Regional Prize Winner for ‘December Wasp’ one of two works accepted into the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
  • 2013 – Shortlisted for National Open            
  • 2013 – Shortlisted for Threadneedle Prize
  • 2012 – First Prize, OPEN UP NORTH Open Exhibition
  • 2012 – Commendation from the Judges for my second painting, OPEN UP NORTH

        RESIDENCIES

  • 2014 – Silverdale Art Trail. ‘Art Cube’; Self initiated interactive public art event
  • 2011, 2012 and 2013 – Solfest Music Festival, Cumbria.
  • 2005 – 2015 Several residencies at The Cill Rialaig Project, Co. Kerry. Ireland

 SELECTED PRESS

  • 2018 and 2019 – Lancashire Life Magazine
  • 2015 – Work featured on Brewery Arts Events Guide front cover
  • 2015 – Work featured on Shetland News Front cover
  • 2011 – Artists and Illustrators Magazine. Article describing my experiences on one of my painting expeditions to Shetland
  • 2011 – Artists and Illustrators Magazine. An article demonstrating various Illustration techniques.
  • 2007 – Leisure Painter Magazine, August Edition,  Featured artist
  • Various other publications, art journals and Newspaper features.