News Archive - 2021

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The 7th Great Print Exhibition has now opened at Rheged. I am showing lithographs alongside 56 other printmakers in Rheged's fine gallery. This exhibition looks really good and I imagine all visitors will really enjoy the show.

The exhibition runs from Friday 3rd December 2021 to Sunday 27th February 2022. Entry is free and there is no need to book.

This summer I have been celebrating 50 years working full-time as an artist. Amongst the treats I have given myself are these two lovely new 2 metre canvases . . . 

. . just announced . . and I am absolutely delighted to have won the Visitor's Choice Award for my oil painting 'Fun' at The New Light Exhibition at The Biscuit Factory.

Catch this exhibition at Tullie House, Carlisle until 6th November 2021.

Chapter, an exhibition at Carlisle Cathedral's Fratry features 22 Cumbrian Artists. The exhibition has been organised by Carlisle Contemporary Arts and I am delighted to have been invited to exhibit with them.

1-13 October October  10am - 4.00pm  at The Fratry CA3 8TZ

After being shown at Scarborough Museum and Art Gallery and The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne the New Light Art Prize touring exhibition arrives at Tullie House (Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery)

The exhibition opens on 18th September and runs until 6th November 2021

After all the upheavel and cancelled exhibitions over the last eighteen months it is good news that the Lake Artists Society has secured this space in the Rheged Gallery calendar for the Lake Artist Society 'Summer' Exhibition 2021: 

open from Saturday 18th  September until 21st November 2021 at Rheged, Penrith, CA11 0DQ 

'Through the Locking Glass' at Rheged Gallery, Penrith, Cumbria from 26th June until 5th September 2021

A multi-media exhibition with over 160 pieces of work hrom 80 artists revealing the work of Cumbrian artists made during lockdown. It includes paintings, printmaking, illustrations, textiles, sculpture, ceramics and other 3d pieces, poetry, film and written interpretations.

The New Light Art Prize Exhibition at The Biscuit Factory, 16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN from 4th June until 29th August.

Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am - - Free parking - ramp and lift access - 5 minutes from Newcastle city centre - Cafe and rooftop terrace  

I made this drawing over winter 20/21 specifically for 'The Industrial Suite' by Jacky Naylor.

'The Industrial Suite' is the new album from jazz pianist, composer and arranger Jacky Naylor - commissioned from him by Lancaster Jazz Festival.

'The Great Print Exhibition', Rheged's huge annual exhibition dedicated to printmaking re-opens!

'The Great Print Exhibition 6' with nearly 900!! woks by 65 printmakers is open daily, 9.00 am - 5.30pm through June

 booking recommended - either telephone Rheged  or via Rheged's webite

Illustrated: lithograph  'Landing' 


'inspire'    - The latest 'PROSEED'  exhibition with small works by 50 Cumbrian artists

30th April through to 8th May at 7 Paternoster Row (opposite the Cathedral), Carlisle CA3 8TT 

'The Oak Tree' - lithograph illustrated above