Looking forward to the start of the Royal Society of Portrait Paintiers (RP) exhibition that starts next week - honoured to have work chosen (Hanako - acrylic portrait)
A great piece of news via email----
I’m pleased to write regarding the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) 207th Exhibition 2019 with the good news that your work, ’The Vanishing Museum: Kelvingrove’, has received:
The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award
A certificate of commendation for an outstanding work
have managed to get work in to the R.I. exhibition and the R.P. exhibition this year!
I have a solo exhibition starting in Wimbledon Fine Art on November 12th 2017.... A mixture of still lifes and Museum pieces, plus a few portraits. Acrylics, oil, watercolour, pastel, pencil..... 30 pieces in all.
This is not long after my solo show in Aldeburgh (Thompson's Gallery) in summer so I have been very busy of late.
I am working on a series of drawings at the moment and am considering a set of new landscapes....
I have been busy over Christmas on some commissions and am now getting together new work for two solo shows I have planned this year ---
June 2017 - Thompson's Gallery, Aldeburgh
November 2017 - Wimbledon Fine Art
...and in November I won 'Best Drawing' for my 'Triple Self' at the SGFA Open Exhibition at the Menier Gallery, London --- really honoured to get that!
A busy Christmas and some good news from various galleries....
January is quite hectic with getting ready for Easter shows at the various galleries that show my work.
Also a great exhibition at Shire Hall Gallery
, Stafford --- 'Still, Still Life'. I helped curate this extensive survey of contemporary practitioners and have six of my own pieces in it! A great show I think.
Still life exhibition - group show at Bath
and in November 2015, a group show including about 10 of my still lifes at
....and am working on a piece for an exhibition in Derby Cathedral 2016.... more news to follow!