Biography

Selected Exhibitions

Born Swansea 1962

Studied Llanelli Boys Grammar, Dyfed College of Art, Portsmouth Polytechnic, North Staffs Polytechnic

 

Selected exhibitions:

1984 Gallerie Het Glashuis, Alkmaar, Holland.

1985 Resident artist, Kieler Woche, Kiel, Germany.

1986 Kieler Woche, Kiel, Germany.

1988 “Best in the West”. Swansea Arts Workshop Gallery.

1990 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

1990 “Discerning Eye”, Mall Galleries, London.

1990 Gold Medal for Fine Art, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Cwm Rhymni.

1991 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

1991 ‘Under the eye of Saturn’ Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno.

1992 Leicester Exhibition, Beaumanor Hall, Leicester.

1992 S4C/Royal Mail Open, Royal Welsh Show.

1992 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

1992 Stephen Barclay Gallery, London.

1993 Dyfed Open, Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen.

1994 Portobello Open, Tabernacle Gallery, London.

1995 BP National Portrait Awards, National Portrait Gallery, London.

1996 One man exhibition, Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff.

1997 Meridian Art, Hay-on Wye.

1998 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

1999 Wales Drawing Biennale.Confreys purchase prize winner.

2000 Affordable Art Fair, (with Koronis artists group) Battersea Park, London.

2001 Cricket Hill Contemporary Art, New York.

2001 Two man show with sculptor Paul Kinc aid at CCTA Carmarthen.

2001 Affordable Art Fair West, Bristol. Koronis Artists Group.

2001 Affordable Art Fair London.

2002 Winter Exhibition Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff.

2003 “Small’ Group Exhibition Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff.

2004 Group show Leith Gallery Edinburgh.

2004 Oriel Myrddin Summer Exhibition, Carmarthen.

2005 Royal Cambrian Academy Exhibition, Conwy.

2005 Solo Exhibition, Queen’s Hall Gallery, Narberth, Pembrokeshire.

2006 National Eisteddfod Swansea.

2006 Solo Exhibition, The Leith Gallery, Edinburgh.

2007 Solo Exhibition ‘Olion’ Oriel Myrddin Carmarthen

2008 Solo Exhibition ‘Olion’ Oriel Gelf Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. Swansea

2008 Tactile Bosch Gallery Cardiff

2008 University of Glamorgan Purchase prize shortlist, Millennium Centre Cardiff

2008 Solo Exhibition Theatr Mwldan Cardigan

2009 Group show Y Tabernacl MOMA Machynlleth

2010 Solo Exhibition St David’s Hall Cardiff

2010 New Leaf Gallery Monmouth

2010 Solo Exhibition Cynon Valley Museum and Gallery, Aberdare

2011 Solo Exhibition New Leaf Gallery Monmouth

2012 National Botanic Gardens

2013 Solo Exhibition Y Galeri Caernarfon

2013 Discover the Valleys Tredegar

2013 Solo Exhibition Oriel Q Narberth

2014 Solo Exhibition Cynon Valley Museum Aberdare

2014 Oriel Ty Crawshaw

2014 ‘Correspondences’ Plas Glyn y Weddw

2015 Affordable Art Fair Battersea Park

2016 Harbour Lights Gallery Porthgain Pembrokeshire

2016 Lion St Gallery Hay-on-Wye

2016 Oriel Kooywood Gallery Cardiff

2017 Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition Mall Galleries London

2017 Fosse Gallery Stow on the Wold

2018 Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition Mall Galleries London

2018 Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, Bankside London

2018 Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw Summer Exhibition

2018  Summer Exhibition Fosse Gallery Stow on the Wold

2018 Lion St Gallery Hay on Wye

2018 Galerie Fauoedic, Lorient Brittany – Former Eisteddfod Winners

2018 Attic Gallery Swansea, with Sarah Lees and Sara Philpott

2018 Black Swan Arts Open, Frome, Somerset
2018 Fosse Gallery Winter Exhibition Stow on the Wold
2019 Patron’s Prize winner,  Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition Mall   Galleries London
2019 Twenty Twenty Gallery Ludlow ‘Coast and Country’
2019 The Jerram Gallery, Summer exhibition, Sherborne
2019 Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw Llanbedrog
2019 Summer Exhibition Fosse Gallery Stow-on-the-Wold
2019 Attic Gallery Swansea Summer Exhibition
2020 Artists Studio Twenty Twenty Gallery Ludlow
2020   Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition Mall   Galleries London
2021   Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition Mall   Galleries London
2021   Summer Exhibition Fosse Gallery Stow-on-the-Wold

2021  Arddangosfa Haf, Oriel Plas Glyn Y Weddw Llanbedrog
2021 Mixed Summer Exhibition Fosse Gallery, Stow -on-the Wold
2021 Harbour Lights Gallery Porthgain, Sir Benfro
2021 Elected to Royal Cambrian Academy
2021 Royal Cambrian Academy Summer Exhibition, Conwy
2021 Winter Exhibition, Fosse Gallery Stow-on-the-Wold
2022 Solo Exhibition ‘TIR COF’ Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen
2022 ‘New members’ Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

Awards:

Patron’s Award winner Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2019

Gold medal for Fine Art, National Eisteddfod, Cwm Rhymni, 1990

Collections:

Private collections throughout Britain, USA, Germany, Holland, France, and Spain.

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Museum, Swansea. Carmarthenshire County Museums Collection.