CV & Contact Details

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Solo Shows

2015

Stage Mac Birmingham ( forthcoming, Arena gallery Autumn 2015)

2014 

After the Flood Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

Paul Newman After the Flood detail 2014 Hadleigh Castle detailii

Paintings of Mystery & Imagination. Showcase Gallery, The Works. Birmingham

mystery & Imagination eflyer

2012

A Short Night in Tableau Yellow, Terrace Gallery, Birmingham

2008

A Face with No Name G1 Gallery, Solihull Arts Complex

2007

A Particular Picture Birmingham Institute of Art & Design

2006

Different Parts The Works Gallery, Birmingham

2002

The Curse of the Fly Open Hand Open Space, Reading

Collaborations

2013

Babelling Part II: Studies in the Art of Rat Catching Article Gallery. School of Art Margaret St. BIAD. BCU Birmingham.

Babelling with Ian Andrews & David Miller  Terrace @ Sluice Art Fair London.

Babelling (prototype) with Ian Andrews & David Miller. Telson Centre. Birmingham

Coughing Fit Installation with Ian Andrews as part of Going Postal curated by Hollingworth & Davie at Departure Foundation. 22 Gas St, Birmingham

 

2012

Verses in Glutteridge Installation & performance with Cathy Wade for ‘Winterreise/Winter Journey  at Minerva Works.

Nap Kin Performance with David Miller at [S T A T E] of Uncertainty, Vaults. Birmingham

Two Person Shows

2009

Elephant Men With Gene Earle George. The Works Gallery, Birmingham

 

2007

Solitary Natures With Matthew Krishanu.  Arthouse, Lewisham, London

Curated shows

2014

Monster Club (Forthcoming)

2011

Zoom The Works Gallery, Birmingham

 

2010

A site of no special interest With Arlene Burnett. G1 Gallery, Solihull Arts Complex

2009

 

The Endless Descent With Cathy Wade.  Rea studios, Birmingham

2008

The Secret Garden The Custard Factory (As Behind Closed Doors with Arlene Burnett and Leon Trimble)

2006

The 18th Storey The Haddon Tower Project. (As Behind Closed Doors)

2005

A Confidentiality Clause Periscope, Lee Bank Business Centre (As Behind Closed Doors)

The Art of Illusion Cityspace, Birmingham

Selected Group Shows

2014

Beep 2014: The Portrait of the Artist as… Wales International Contemporary Painting Prize. Elysium Gallery, Swansea.

West Midlands Open Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

United States of Art Curated by Cobalt Blue at the Custard Factory, Birmingham

Spring Offensive The Works gallery, Birmingham

2013

In the Bleak Terrace Gallery. (Curated by David Miller)

Representation of the Real Curated by Hollingworth and Davie. The Works Gallery

2012 -2013

Marmite IV Painting Prize Touring show; Central Art Gallery, Tannery Arts at Drawing Room in London, Mackintosh Museum at The Glasgow School of Art, Ruskin Gallery in Cambridge, The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

2012

Proposal 2: Parts 1&2. (Curated by Dan Auluk & Oscar Cass-Darwish)

Diamond Armour Article Gallery, School of Art, Margaret Street. (Curated by Mona Casey)

West Midlands Open Wolverhampton Museum & Art Gallery (prize winner)

Nottingham Castle Open

Rotate Contemporary Arts Society, London. With East side Projects and Grand Union.

2011

Painting Show Eastside Projects, Birmingham. (Curated by Sophie Von Helerman & Gavin Wade)

Zoom The Works Gallery, Birmingham

 

Ego I & II Minerva Works, Birmingham

Nottingham Castle Open (prize winner)

Trove at Burlington Fine Arts, Manchester

2010

Sing Silent Songs Trove, Old Science Museum, Birmingham

A site of no special interest G1 Gallery, Solihull Arts Complex

Staff show. School of Art, Margaret Street. BCU. Part of 125 years celebration of The School of Art

West Midlands Open Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Vaults Bazar (Live Performance) Trove, The Vaults, Birmingham

2009

The Endless Descent Rea studios, Birmingham

2008

Six Years;  publication and online. Curated by Diane Stevenson. Centre for curatorial studies Bard college New York

The Function Room, Arena Contemporary  Art Festival, Leicester

The Mausoleum for the Memory of the Lost Object Iniva, London. Curated by Matthew Krishanu.

The Secret Garden Floodgate Street, Birmingham

We Assimilate  Insectoid with aas.  Shorditch Town Hall, London

2007

The Celeste Art Prize shortlisted, publication.

Chineese Whispers Periscope, Birmingham

Kr:36 The Event, Birmingham. aas

The Birmingham Open Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

2006

Insectoid Artsfest, Birmingham

Something to do with Light St Pauls Gallery, Birmingham

New Generation Art:The New Gatehouse Show The Bond, Birmingham

What people do all day Selected by Jonathan Watkins.  Mailbox, Birmingham

The Quatermass Code Bloc Space, Sheffield

The 18th Storey Haddon Tower, Lee bank, Birmingham

Opposed to the Devotion of Pleasure Open hand Open Space, Reading

2005-06

A Stranger Drifts Into Town Or Someone Goes On A Journey (curated by a.a.s.) The City Gallery Leicester & mac, Birmingham

2005

New Art Birmingham Kettle Works, Jewelry Quarter, Birmingham

A Confidentiality Clause Periscope, Birmingham

Sketch 05 Seven Seven Gallery London & Rabley Contemporary Drawing Centre, Marlborough

The Art of Illusion CitySpace, Birmingham

2004-05

The Jerwood Drawing Prize National Touring exhibition, incl Jerwood Space and The Lowry

2004

Project 99 off site project with “a.a.s”. Ikon Gallery, M.A.C  &  Mailbox, Birmingham

Split Reading Space

Blue Skies Custard Factory, Birmingham

2003

Annual Art Show Braziers Park, Oxford. (Also 2002, 2001)

2002

Fragment. Open Hand Open Space Studios

2001

Bang Bang Bang ! Gun Street Gallery, Reading.

Fresh Art Business Design Centre, Islington, London

Awards

2014

Arts Council England. A Grant for the Arts. Monster Club

2012

Winner of Photography Prize. West Midlands Open

2011

Prize winner (runner up) Nottingham Castle Open

2006

Arts Council of England. A Grant for the Arts. Different Parts. A solo exhibition at the works gallery

Arts Council of England. A Grant for the Arts. The 18th Storey: The Haddon Tower Project. (With Arlene Burnett as “Behind Closed Doors”)

2005

Periscope Project Space Curators Award for A Confidentiality Clause (Behind Closed Doors)

2004

Emma  Phipps  Bequest. Student Prize for MA study

2003

Arts and Humanities Research Bursary for MA study

Employment

2007- present Lecturer BA Fine Art.  School of Art, Margaret Street. B.I.A.D. Birmingham City University

2012 – present Visiting Lecturer BA Fine Art, School of Arts Loughborough Univerity

2010 – 12 Visiting artist. BA Fine Art, Solihull College

Education

2004

Birmingham Institute of Art and Design. Birmingham City University.  MA Fine Art: Distinction

1997

University of Reading.   BA (hons) Fine Art

1993

Warwickshire College. BTEC. National Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design