BIO

Born Norfolk 1950

Dip Ad 3D Design  Bath Academy of Art, Corsham    1969-72

MFA  Newcastle Polytechnic                                     1989-91

Own business in textile design and fashion from 1972 until 2016, designing two collections a year and taking them to New York, Tokyo, and Paris, selling in high fashion speciality retailers in the US, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea, London, and Europe.

Exhibitions

One Person

2017 David Simon Contemporary, Bath, UK

2015 David Simon Contemporary, Bath, UK

2015 Oz Zingaro, Tokyo, Japan

2015 Pragmata Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2015 Bircham gallery, Norfolk, UK

2012 Hilton Gallery , Bath, UK

2011 Bircham gallery, Norfolk, UK

2010 Stour Gallery, Worcestershire, UK

2009 Beaux Arts gallery, Bath, UK

2009 Lund Gallery, Yorkshire, UK

2009 Bircham gallery, Norfolk, UK

2008 Beaux Arts gallery, Bath, UK

2007 Le Bain gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2007 Mediart gallery, Paris, France

2007 Bircham gallery, Norfolk, UK

1996  Cartwright Hall, Bradford (municipal gallery)

1996  Hartlepool Art Gallery (municipal gallery)

1996  Wall drawing installation for A. A. H. conference at University of Northumbria

1996  Visual Arts UK festival, Newcastle upon Tyne

1995  Middlesborough Art Gallery (municipal gallery)

Group

2021 Re:Connect, Society of Scottish Artists online exhibition

2020 Pastures Green, David Simon Contemporary, Castle Cary, Somerset, UK

2019 Rough Stuff; In Praise of Wild Surface, Cavin-Morris, New York, USA

2018 Cley18 Contemporary Art, Norfolk, UK

2016 Earth Skin, Cavin-Morris, New York, USA

2014 Elementals; Women Sculpting Animism, Cavin-Morris New York, USA

2014 In Praise of the Numinous, Cavin-Morris New York, USA

2009 Salt of the Earth, Salthouse, Norfolk, UK

2009 Ambrosia, Cupola Gallery Sheffield, UK

1996 On the Corner exhibition, Sunderland, UK

1993 Finalist Arthur Andersen Art Award, London

1993 EAST international open exhibition,  Norwich, UK

1993 Open Door exhibition, London

1993 Northern Seen exhibition, Sunderland, UK

Galleries continuing to show work

Stratford Gallery, Warwickshire, UK

Bircham Gallery, Norfolk, UK

Padstow Fine Art, Cornwall, UK

Bils and Rye, North Yorkshire, UK

David Simon Contemporary, Castle Cary, Somerset, UK

Pragmata Gallery Tokyo, Japan

Cavin-Morris, New York, USA

 

Private collections in UK, USA, France, United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands and Japan   Museum collections, Pallant House, Chichester, E Sussex, UK