‘The Future’ The Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art


I’m delighted to be showing in the the first Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art  in the exhibition ‘The Future’ with a series of paintings incl featured image; ‘Ghost Galleon’

The festival’s central exhibition, is housed in the historic Coventry Evening Telegraph Building, now known as The CET Building. After several years of standing empty, the whole building has been converted into a large-scale gallery space, which for the 17 days of the biennial houses installations, paintings, photographs, moving image works and sculpture by artists from around the world.

Terry Atkinson, Ashish Avikunthak, Mira Calix, Edward Clayton, Bermuda Collective, Matthew Gale, Darryl Georgiou & Rebekah Tolley, Martin Green, Olga Grotova, Emma Ha, Gregory Herbert, Holly Rowan Hesson, Kurt Hickson, Hipkiss & Graney, Katie Hodson, Daniel Sean Kelly, Michael Lightborne, James Lomax, Nicole Mortiboys, Paul Newman, Joe Fletcher Orr, Charley Peters, Marion Piper, Yelena Popova, The Grantchester Pottery, Daniel Salisbury, Natalie Seymour, Emily Speed, Denise Startin, Stuart Whipps, Duncan Whitley, Ryan Williams, Granby Workshop / Assemble, Granby Workshop / Marie Jacotey, John Yeadon.

The Future

From China…


Views of Brundle Fly II Portrait installed at the Yantai Museum, the first leg of Contemporary Masters From Britain

Between the 7th July 2017 and 10th January 2018, 80 works of art drawn from the Priseman Seabrook Collection will go on display in 4 Chinese art museums for the very first time.

(The Priseman Seabrook Collection is an official collection partner of Art UK)

The host institutions are the Yantai Art Museum, Yantai, Artall Gallery, Nanjing, Jiangsu Art Gallery, Nanjing and the Tianjin Academy of Fine Art, Tianjin.

Contemporary British Painting

Inside the little shop of horrors!


Little Monsters is open for beastly business during July 2017.

Featuring; Anita Roye, Rebecca Walker, Kevin Ryan, David Miller, Alex Robertson, Shelley Hughes, Sarah Fortes Mayer, Harjit Dogra, Paul Newman, Ian Andrews, Prabhat Basu, Emily Sparkes, Jamie Fowkes, Josh Bather, Craig David Parr

More show images will appear in The Monsters Lair of the Monster Club blog

Anything Goes?


My Just Desert painting is featuring in

Anything Goes? – Contemporary British Painting

Art Bermondsy Project Space

183 – 185 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UW  abps@project-space.london

An Exhibition of Works by Members of Contemporary British Painting

Selected by Anna McNay 25 July – 5 August 2017

Artists include: Day Bowman, Marco Cali, Ruth Calland, Simon Carter, Lucy Cox, Andrew Crane, Pen Dalton, Lisa Denyer, Annabel Dover, Natalie Dowse, Fiona Eastwood, Wendy Elia, Terry Greene, Susan Gunn, Susie Hamilton, Alex Hanna, Marguerite Horner, Barbara Howey, Phil Illingworth, Sue Kennington, Matthew Krishanu, Andrew Litten, Cathy Lomax, Paula MacArthur, Enzo Marra, Nick Middleton, Paul Newman, Stephen Newton, Gideon Pain, Mandy Payne, Ruth Philo, Freya Purdue, James Quin, Katherine Russell, Wendy Saunders, Ehryn Torrell, Judith Tucker, Sean Williams

About Contemporary British Painting: Contemporary British Painting is an invitation-only, artist-led organisation, which explores and promotes current trends in British painting through group exhibitions, talks, publications and the donation of paintings to art museums. Twitter: @paintbritain

About Anna McNay: Anna McNay is an art writer and editor based in London. She is Assistant Editor of Art Quarterly and former Deputy Editor of StateF22 magazine. Twitter: @annamcnay

About Art Bermondsey Project Space: A non-profit independent gallery sponsored by Olympus, part of a Cultural Initiative Programme in association with State Magazine. The Project Space provides a platform for fresh ideas in visual arts and embracing artists from all cultures. Three gallery spaces, three floors, across three thousand square feet of a former 19th Century paper manufacturers with a dedicated video-screening suite – the Art Bermondsey Project Space is one of London’s most dynamic contemporary art spaces.


Little Monsters…we’re back!

After more than two and half years shackled in the dungeon of the art abyss, the creative creatures that unleashed onto Birmingham ‘Monster Club’ are back, smaller than before, but beware they have more than a nip, they bite!

You are invited to the private viewing of

Little Monsters

A visual art exhibition from the darkest corridors of the imagination!

On Friday 7th July from 5 pm –  8.30 pm

The Showcase Gallery. Ground Floor. The Jubilee Trade Centre. 130 Pershore St, Birmingham. B5 6ND

Also open every frightening Friday during the month of July, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th  from 1-5pm. Other days and times by appointment – if you dare!

A gallery of rouge artists including: Alex Robertson, Anita Roye, Ian Andrews, Craig David Parr, David Miller, Emily Sparkes, Harjit Dogra, Jamie Fowkes, Kevin Ryan, Paul Newman, Prabhat Basu, Rebecca Walker, Sarah Fortes Mayer, Shelley Hughes

All presenting not so pretty pictures, ‘orrible objects, petrifying painting and monstrous more!

Go to The Monster Club blog

Go to the Facebook event page

Contemporary Masters from Britain

Brundle Portrait II   

Delighted to be part of a touring show in China; Contemporary Masters from Britain organised by Contemporary British Painting

I’m exhibiting Brudle Portrait II 2007 from my ongoing fly portrait series.

Between 7th July and 30th December 2017, 80 works of art drawn from the Priseman Seabrook Collection of 21st century British Painting will go on display in 4 Chinese art museums for the very first time. The host institutions are the Yantai Art Museum, Artall Gallery, Nanjing, Jiangsu Art Gallery, Nanjing and the Tianjin Academy of Fine Art, Tianjin.

David Ainley,  Iain Andrews,  Amanda Ansell,  Louis Appleby,  Richard Baker,  Karl Bielik,  Claudia Böse,  Day Bowman,  John Brennan,  Julian Brown,  Simon Burton,  Marco Cali,  Ruth Calland,  Emma Cameron,  Simon Carter,  Jules Clarke,  Ben Cove,  Lucy Cox,  Andrew Crane,  Pen Dalton,  Jeffrey Dennis,  Lisa Denyer,  Sam Douglas,  Annabel Dover,  Natalie Dowse,  Fiona Eastwood,  Nathan Eastwood,  Wendy Elia,  Geraint Evans, Lucian Freud,  Paul Galyer, Pippa Gatty, Terry Greene,  Susan Gunn,  Susie Hamilton,  Alex Hanna,  David Hockney,  Marguerite Horner,  Barbara Howey,  Phil Illingworth, Linda Ingham,  Matthew Krishanu,  Bryan Lavelle,  Laura Leahy, Andrew Litten, Cathy Lomax,  Clementine McGaw,  Paula MacArthur,  Lee Maelzer,  David Manley,  Enzo Marra,  Monica Metsers,  Nicholas Middleton,  Andrew Munoz,  Keith Murdoch,  Paul Newman,  Stephen Newton,  Gideon Pain,  Andrew Parkinson,  Mandy Payne,  Charley Peters,  Ruth Philo,  Barbara Pierson,  Alison Pilkington,  Robert Priseman,  Freya Purdue,  Greg Rook,  Katherine Russell, Wendy Saunders,  Stephen Snoddy,  David Sullivan,  Harvey Taylor,  Ehryn Torrell, Delia Tournay-Godfrey,  Judith Tucker,  Julie Umerle , Mary Webb,  Rhonda Whitehead,  Sean Williams,  Fionn Wilson

a-n magazine article here

Contemporary Masters from Britain publication available from amazon uk

London triple bill


30x30x34 invitation e 

I’m taking the part in following three events…

Art on a Postcard

Art on a Postcard’s annual Secret Auction private view. With original postcard sized artwork by Damien Hirst, Grayson Perry CBE RA, Peter Blake RA, Maggi Hambling CBE, Gilbert and George, Dan Baldwin, Harland Miller, Dean Fox, Oliver Jeffers, Hayden Kays, Kim Dingle, Jochen Gerz, Dougie Wallace together with a host of Royal Academicians and emerging talent.

TUESDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 6-9PM RSVP essential – info@artonapostcard.com, Maddox Gallery, 9 Maddox St, Mayfair, London W1S 2QE

The Crypt St Marylebone Parish Church
Reception Friday 18th Nov 5-8pm
Open 8th Nov 2016 – 4th Jan 2017 Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4 (Sun closed)
Saturday November 19th, Transition Gallery
Unit 25a (second floor) Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London E8 4QN
Curated by Kristian Day

Nottingham Castle Open 2016

The Plough 

I’m delighted to have 2 new paintings accepted in The Nottingham Castle Open 2016

With 447 submissions, the selectors  drew together works from 37 artists



Contemporary British Painting Summer Show

little study IVa

The above painting ‘Brundle Portrait vi’ is featured in the Contemporary British painting Summer show at the Quay Arts Centre, Isle of White

30th July – 15th Oct 2015

Catalogue pdf

The West Gallery, Quay Arts
Sea Street, Newport Harbour, Isle of Wight PO30 5BD
Gallery Open: Monday to Saturday 10am – 4pm
Admission Free

Contemporary British Painting


The Black Rainbow

black rainbow Black rainbow iii3 Black rainbow iv

The Black Rainbow Installation views, open until July 22nd