CV & Contact Details

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Solo Shows

2016

The Black Rainbow The Showcase Gallery, Jubilee Trade Centre, Birmingham

2015

Stage mac birmingham Arena Gallery

2014 

After the Flood Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

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

2012

A Short Night in Tableau Yellow Terrace Gallery, Birmingham

2008

A Face with No Name, Solihull Arts Complex

2007

A Particular Picture BIAD, School of Art, Margaret Street

2006

Different Parts The Works Gallery, Birmingham

2002

The Curse of the Fly Open Hand Open Space, Reading

Collaborations & two person shows

2015

Zero Hours Performance with David Miller for  7 Dissorderly Dramas  Selfridges, Birmingham curated by Mona Casey & Sonya Russell Saunders for Live & Loud week by Beth Derbyshire, Birmingham City University

2013

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

Babelling with David Miller & Ian Andrews for  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

2009

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

2007

Solitary Natures with Matthew Krishanu.  Arthouse, Lewisham, London

Curated shows / projects

2014

Monster Club  The Works Gallery, Birmingham; supported by A Grant for the Arts, ACE

2011

Zoom +/- The Works Gallery, Birmingham

2010

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

2009-10

The Rea Garden Artist in Residence Program (with Arlene Burnett) supported by A Grant for the Arts, ACE

2009

The Endless Descent With Cathy Wade.  Rea studios, Birmingham

2008

The Secret Garden  (As Behind Closed Doors with Arlene Burnett and Leon Trimble) supported by A Grant for the Arts, ACE

2006

The 18th Storey The Haddon Tower Project (As Behind Closed Doors) supported by A Grant for the Arts, ACE

2005

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

The Art of Illusion Cityspace, Birmingham

Group shows

2016

Paper Cuts Transition Gallery, London

Art on a Postcard Secret Auction show Maddox Gallery in Mayfair, London

30 x 30 x 34 Contemporay British Painting Group Show, The Crypt, St Marleybone Parish Church, London

The Nottingham Castle Open

The Fall The Works Gallery, Birmingham

Contemporary British Painting Summer Show Quay Arts Centre, Isle of White

Within the Land Daphne Francis Contemporary Fine Art, Birmingham

2015

Salon 2015. New Art West Midlands. Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Contemporary Drawings from Britain, Xi’an Academy of Fine Art in China (Curated by Xing Zhang & Marco Cali)

Gothic Curated by Grace A Williams at Birmingham Library

New Art West Midlands Art Anuale ARTicle Gallery School of Art Birmingham City University (Curated by Mona Casey & Rachel Bradley)

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. Centre for curatorial studies Bard college New York  (Curated by Diane Stevenson)

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 Project Space, Birmingham

Kr:36 The Event, Birmingham. (with aas)

The Birmingham Open Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

2006

Insectoid  (with aas) at Artsfest, Birmingham

Something to do with the 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 (with aas) 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 (curated by aas) 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 with Open Hand Open Space studios at Business Design Centre, Islington, London

Awards

2015

Arts Council England, A Grant for the Arts Stage A solo exhibition at mac Birmingham

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, Birmingham Artists Trust 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

Publications/Articles

2015

Contemporary Drawing from Britain Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts

Stage mac birmingham solo exhibition catalogue ISBN 9781907796180

Birmingham What’s On, November 2015 (Image and write up for Stage)

Birmingham What’s On, April 2015 (Image and write up for Gothic)

This is Tomorrow New Art West Midlands Annuale. Review by Karl Musson

2014

Monster Club exhibition catalogue. Publication supported by A Grant for the Arts, ACE

2013

Babelling exhibition Catalogue by David Miller for collaboration by Andrews, Miller & Newman for Sluice Art Fair London. Publication supported by A Grant for the Arts, ACE. Available from Ikon Shop, Birmingham

2012

The 4th Marmite Prize For Painting Exhibition catalogue ISBN 978-905659-10-4

Frieze Magazine. Issue 146. Review of Painting Show at Eastside Projects. (Image, installation shot including work, Golden Years; Studio painting)

2009

Cultivate: developing the visual arts market in the West Midlands (Image). Arts Council England. ISBN: 9780728714632

2007

an Magazine. June. Article for group show Chinesse Whispers at Periscope Project Space as part of The Event

Celeste Art Prize exhibition catalogue

2006

an Magazine, May. Article by Mona Casey and image  for review of 18th Storey: The Haddon Tower Project

2004

The Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition catalogue ISBN 0-948327-19-7

Employment

2007- present Visiting Lecturer BA Fine Art, School of Art, Margaret Street. Birmingham City University

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

2010 – 12 Visiting Artist BA Fine Art, Solihull College

Education

2004

Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, University of Central England (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