THEY CAN’T CANCEL SPRING…

18 MARCH – 24 APRIL 2021

THEY CAN’T CANCEL SPRING…

I have four works in this show, including Boulevard, illustrated below.

Artworks will be available from 11am on Thursday 18th March.

The RWS home at Bankside Gallery is sadly temporarily closed due to government restrictions and so this exhibition will take place online. As with all RWS exhibitions all artworks are original paintings and available to browse and buy, and in this particular circumstance, will be delivered by the artist directly to your door.

Christmas in Newcastle

You can find a number of my new watercolours at Gallagher and Turner in Newcastle. Full details on their website here.

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Friday, 10.30am – 5pm
Saturday, 10.30am – 4pm
Closed Sunday, Monday and Bank Holidays

Their address is:
30 St Mary’s Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7PQ. T: 0191 261 4465

Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2020

Hardware Shop, Historic Centre, Mexico City

Great to have a painting in this show.

‘the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting in the UK. Over the past 33 years it has attracted entries from artists working in abstract, figurative, contemporary or traditional subject matter, with the aim of celebrating and redefining the beauty and diversity of all water-based media.

The 2020 competition received over 1600 entries from artists around the world. Approximately 80 works have been selected by a panel of leading figures from the art world which includes Gill Saunders, Senior Curator at the V&A, artists Ishbel Myerscough and Paul Newland NEAC RWS, Louis Wise, critic and writer for The Sunday Times and Tara McKinney Marinus, Visual Arts Exhibitions Manager at Hampshire Cultural Trust.

The judges look for work that makes the most imaginative or impressive use of a water-based medium. This year saw a number of topical themes and the judges commended artists’ creativity and resourcefulness in finding inspiration in the ordinary and recording the current global challenges in original ways. The exhibition truly celebrates the vibrancy of the contemporary artistic community with something to appeal to everyone.’

From Hampshire Cultural Trust website

The short-listed works are now on show

28 October 2020 – 16 January 2021, at the Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery

RWS AUTUMN: Art in the time of Corona

This latest display of artworks by the Royal Watercolour Society will delve into the challenges encountered by each artist during the Coronavirus lockdown. These extraordinary circumstances have meant that many artists have not been able to create in their usual media, and so for one time only we are excited to deliver an exhibition of Royal Watercolour Society artists, in all media.’

Bather by the River, Bangkok, watercolour 2020.

I have four works in the show. These are from a group of works that were languishing unfinished in my studio. Under a lockdown spring-clean I felt it was time to finish them.

On now 2 – 31 October 2020

Full details here.

Gallagher and Turner 30th

A show to celebrate 30 years of G&T.

‘Gallagher & Turner was established in Newcastle in 1990, and has since become a staple of the North East’s remarkably vibrant art scene. Previously based in the historic St. Thomas Street workshops, a former stables for the Deuchar’s Breweries, the new gallery on St Mary’s Place was opened in early 2016, directly opposite the famous Civic Centre. This year represents the 30th anniversary of the partnership.’

GALLAGHER & TURNER 30th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION
20th August – 26th September 2020

Exhibition details and catalogue here.

Look out for my paintings on the wall and in the gallery browser.

Summer at Bankside Gallery

SUMMER AT BANKSIDE GALLERY

Starts on Monday 27th July

27 July – 27 August 2020

‘Starting an art collection? Look no further than the Bankside Gallery Summer Exhibition, Summer at Bankside Gallery. All artworks are original pieces by contemporary painters and printmakers of the Royal Watercolour Society and Royal Society of Painter Printmakers. Curate your ideal collection combining a variety of media and styles to complement your living space.’

Above: Rouen Bookshop, 2020. Watercolour on paper.

I have four works in the show. Find them here.