EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

1991-1993

Nottingham Trent University

Fine Art (MA)

 

1973-1974

Royal Academy Schools

Fine Art

 

1966-1969

Ravensbourne College of Art

Fine Art (Painting)

 

CAREER SUMMARY

 

2012–present

Embrace Arts, University of Leicester

Part-time Art Tutor

 

2008-2012

Rockingham School, Corby, Northamptonshire

Part-time Artist-in-Residence

 

1974-2008

Wreake Valley College, Syston, Leicester

Part-time Art Teacher

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

Young Contemporaries, 1968

 

One-Man Show at 9 St Martin's City Gallery, Leicester, 1977

Leicester Arts Co-Operative, 1977

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, 1978

Leicester Society of Artists, 1978-2014

Seymour Gallery, Mill Hill, London, 1979

The Neville Gallery, Canterbury, 1979

John Neville Gallery, Tite St., London, 1979

Bilan de l’art Contemporain “British Artists” Town Hall, Paris, 1979

Royal Society of British Artists, 1979

“Five Artists” St Martins City Gallery, Leicester 1979

 

Royal Institute of Oil Painters, 1981

Royal Society of British Artists, 1981

Hunting Group Finalist, 1981

Royal Institute of Oil Painters, 1982

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, 1982

One Man Exhibition, Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, 1983

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, 1983

The Pastel Society, Mall Galleries, London, 1984

The Royal Society of British Artists, 1984

Bottle Kiln Gallery, West Hallaton, Derbyshire, 1986-87

Artweek, Leicester City Council, 1986

 

Royal Institute of Oil Painters, 1989-1990

Innovart Exhibition, Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, 1993

M.A. Exhibition Billan Series September 1993, Leicester Museum and Art Gallery

Hunting/Observer Prize Finalist, 1993

Royal College of Art, New Contemporaries, 1994

Leicester Music Festival Portraits Exhibitions, 1995-1999

 

·Portrait of Joseph Aloysius Hansom, Hansom Hall, Leicester City Council, 2008

Portrait of Joseph Aloysius Hansom, Birmingham City Town Hall, 2008

 

The Pastel Society, 2010

The Pastel Society, 2012

The Pastel Society, 2013

Leicester Society of Artists, Silver Medal Award, 2014

BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2014

 

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCIES

 

Leicester City Football Club, Leicester

Guru Nanak Sikh Temple, Leicester

International Music Festival, New Walk Museum, Leicester

Haymarket Theatre, Leicester

Billan Garments Limited, Leicester, (MA placement)

Artist in Residence, Rockingham School, 2008 -2014