Contemporary British Painting Summer Show

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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

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The Black Rainbow Installation views, open until July 22nd

The Black Rainbow opening Friday 1st July

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The Showcase Gallery

The Works Jubilee Trades Centre, ground floor 130 Pershore Street B5 6ND

Public evening viewing Friday 1st July 5 – 8 pm

Also open by appointment until July 22nd

Contact Paul;

An exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Paul Newman, including ongoing series ‘Frank’s Progress’ incorporating elements from historical English landscape painting, Modernism and Gothic horror.

Contemporary British Painting


I’ve been invited to become a member of  the Contemporary British Painting Group. I’m delighted and look forward to working with the group in the future. My page is here

‘Established in 2013 by Robert Priseman in partnership with Simon Carter, Contemporary British Painting seeks to explore and promote current trends in British painting through group exhibitions, talks, publications, an art prize and the donation of paintings to art museums.’


Stage – the publication

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Stage the exhibition at mac is drawing to a close at mac birmingham, but  Stage will live on! the book is available from mac shop and also from Cornerhouse publications. The exhibition itself closes on Sun 22nd Nov.

Contemporary British Drawing in China

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I have a series of 6 drawings featuring in Contemporary British Drawing in China, at the X’ian Academy of Fine Arts along with works by Rosie Wylie, Lucian Freud & David  Hockney. Curated by Xing Zhang and Marco Cali.

Salon 2015 New Art West Midlands

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The Last Day and Mirror Man (above) will be on show and on sale as limited edition C-type photographs at Salon 2015, New Art West Midlands at the Waterhall Gallery in Birmingham November 13 until Dec 23 2015

The SALON exhibition at The Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Edmund Street offers over 100 works of contemporary art for sale by 80 artists from the West Midlands and beyond between 13 November to 23 December 2015.  Works include paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, book and film.

Stage installation at mac birmingham

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Installation views of Stage @ mac birmingham. Photos 4 – 8 by Julia Nottingham. Open until 22nd November Arena Gallery 9 am – 9pm

‘Zero Hours at Selfridges

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‘Zero Hours’ Live performance with David Miller @ Selfridges Friday 2nd Oct. Part of  ‘7 Dissorderly Dramas ‘ curated by Mona Casey & Sonya Russell Saunders as ‘Article off-site‘ for Live & Loud week by Beth Derbyshire for Birmingham City University

Desperate measures, preparation for forthcoming ‘Stage’ exhibition at mac birmingham

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Coming at the end of September Stage @ mac birmingham Some work in progress