Awards/Achievements

2016

Membership of the Manchester Academy Of Fine Art (April)

Solo Exhibition, Northgate Gallery, Chester (April/May)

2015

Solo Exhibition, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham (December)

Selected for Royal Institute of Oil Painters Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London (December)

Selected by Saatchi Art Curators for their ‘Inspired by Impressionism’ collection (October)

’Top New Artist’ selected by RiseArt’s panel of international curators (March)

Selected in ‘Top Three Artists’ for Rise Arts ‘Great Outdoors’ Exhibition (July)

Selected for publication in ‘101 Abstract & Non-Figurative Artworks’ (January)

Selected for Cover of ArtFinder’s first Winter Catalogue

Selected for Cover of Royal Birmingham Society of Artists 2016 Catalogue

2014

Awarded Associate Membership of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Nomination for membership of Royal Cambrian Academy

Included in publication ‘Who’s Who in Art’ (Movern Press)

2013

Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Exhibition RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Royal Institute of Oil Painters Exhibition Mall Galleries, London

2012

Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Exhibition RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

Royal Institute of Oil painters Exhibition Mall Galleries, London

2011

Shortlisted for Royal Cambrian Academy

Cover of RISK magazine, November

 

Selected Exhibitions

2016 & 2017

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2015

March – June: Grosvenor Museum Exhibition, Chester. Curated by Sally Tallant, Artistic Director, Liverpool Biennial.

May: Liverpool Art Fair, showcasing the creative talent of the professional artists from the region. 1st – 4th May.

May – June: Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Prize Exhibition, 7 May – 13 June.

Aug – Sep: Northgate Studio, “Capturing Light” Exhibition, 22 August – 20 September.

20th November: Royal Institute Of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.

20th November: Royal Institute Of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.

December – February ’16: Major Solo Exhibition, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham.

7th December – 7th February 2016: Participating with Artfinder at HIVE (Harrogate International Visual Art Expo), Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

2014

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Candidates Exhibition Birmingham

CAN Group Exhibition, Handell’s Court Gallery Chester

Liverpool Contemporary, World Museum Liverpool

‘Birmingham & Beyond’, RBSA members exhibition Birmingham

2013

Harrogate International Art Fair Harrogate

Liverpool Art Fair Liverpool

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Open Exhibition RBSA, Birmingham

‘Responses to the Landscape’, Group Exhibition Theatre Clwyd, North Wales Solo Exhibition

Yoredale Gallery, Bainbridge,

2012

Yoredale Gallery (Solo Exhibition) Bainbridge, North Yorkshire

Royal Institute of Oil Painters Exhibition Mall Galleries, London

Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Exhibition RBSA Galleries, Birmingham

Windsor Contemporary Art Fair Royal Windsor, Surrey

Mid-Cheshire Exhibition Hardford, Cheshire

Liverpool Art Fair Liverpool

‘Crossing Borders’ Group Exhibition Llangollen Pavilion, N. Wales

Reading Contemporary Art Fair (Cloud Gallery) Reading

Queen Ave Gallery (Solo Exhibition) Liverpool

2011

Royal Institute of Oil Painters Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

‘Sublime Light’ Solo Exhibition, Queen Ave Gallery Liverpool

No Naked Walls Gallery Chertsey, Surrey

Jamie Gourlay Gallery Eton, Windsor

Castle Park Gallery Exhibition Frodsham, Cheshire

Chester Open Exhibition Chester,

Cheshire Great North Art Show Ripon, Yorkshire

Palace Art fair, Fulham Palace, London

Willow Gallery Exhibition Oswestry

DotArt Gallery Liverpool

2010

Palace Art Fair Fulham Palace, London

Castle Park Art Centre Frodsham, Cheshire

2008/9

Opened Kinmont Thompson Studios Cheshire/Wales border

No exhibitions, focus on developing body of work

2007

Wrexham City Art Centre Exhibition Wrexham, North Wales

Pandy Mill Gallery Exhibition North Wales

Altena City Gallery Altena, Germany

2006

Oriel Wrexham, Wrexham, North Wales

‘The New I’ Exhibition, Oriel Corwen Corwen, North Wales

Oriel Corwen, Corwen, North Wales

Formal Qualifications

BA Honours Fine Art: 1st Class University of Wales: 2007

Bachelor of Commerce: 1st Class University of Natal, South Africa: 1993

Further Art Training

2007-2010 Professional tutorship from artists David Tress, Marged Pendrell, John Skinner and Emily Ball

2008 Printmaking, Regional Print Centre, Yale College, North Wales

2007-2010 Painting Masterclasses at St Martins College, London and West Dean College, Chichester