Past Exhibitions, Awards and Highlights


Selection of Past Exhibitions

United Artists, Margate 2017

Off the Wall, Romsey 2017

Present Pictures, most years

Royal Institute of Oil Painters, 2015 

United Artists 2015, 2016

Painters Fine Art Society (annually)

Hampshire Art Fair 2012

The Royal Society of Marine Artists 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Edinburgh Art Fair 2011

Chelsea Art Society 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Affordable Art Fair, London, Bristol, Edinburgh 2011

Henley Royal Regata 2009

The Society of Women Artists 2009, 2010

The Royal Society of British Artists 2004, 2007
St Barbe Gallery exhibition, Lymington 2006, 2008, 2012

Armed Forces Art Society at the Mall Galleries (annually until 2016)

Armed Forces Art Society at the Menier Gallery, London (2017)

Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers' Fine Art Society (annually)

Army Arts Society, Salisbury (annually while it existed)

Best of Hampshire (annually while it existed)
Guild of Aviation Artists
Libertys, London (solo show)
Al Muntasir Gallery, Oman (solo show)
Intercontinental Hotel, Oman (two-man show)
The Mall Galleries, London  (SGA)
National Army Museum (many)
Tryon/Malcolm Innes Gallery, London (3 times)
Christies, London (twice)

Imperial War Museum, Duxford (one-man show)
The Gurkha Museum: Art & Valour

 

Awards (a selection)

2017

Shortlisted: Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017 exhibition - 'A Threesome in the Afternoon'.

Shortlisted: Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2017 - 'Syria: Closed for Business'.

Special Recognition for 'Poppy field and country road' in the worldwide Light Space & Time online gallery's 'Landscape' competition - 658 entries from 19 countries.

Special Merit for 'Let's catch up over coffee' in the worldwide Light Space & Time online gallery's 'Figurative' competition - 667 entries from 26 countries.

2016

Special Merit for 'Veterans, The Stade, Hastings' in the worldwide Light Space and Time online gallery's 'Landscape' competition - 612 entries from 26 countries.

Special Recognition for 'Gornergrat railway, Zermatt' in the worldwide Light Space and Time online gallery's 'Landscape' competition - 738 entries from 28 countries.

2015

Highly Commended for 'Veterans, The Stade, Hastings' - Patchings Art Festival.

2014

Special Recognition for ‘Primary Colours, Keyhaven’ in the worldwide Light Space and Time online gallery's ‘Sea’ competition.

2013

Loveday Trophy for Best in Show, Best of Hampshire Artists exhibition for Seguret.

Highly Commended for 'Seguret', Test Valley Arts Foundation at Best of Hampshire Artists.

Highly Commended for 'Winter light, Bamburgh' - Patchings 2013 Exhibition.

Special Recognition for 'Nautical Knitting' in the worldwide Light Space and Time women's art competition.

2012

Highly Commended for ‘Woodland walk’, Army Arts Society 

Highly Commended for 'Chateauneuf-en-Auxois', Test Valley Arts Foundation at Best of Hampshire.

Special Recognition for ‘The Fascinator!’ in the worldwide Light Space and Time competition in June.

2011

Shortlisted and Highly Commended for 'Early morning, late summer, Provence' in Artist of the Year - Artists & Illustrators magazine

Shortlisted and Highly Commended: Artist of the Year - Artists & Illustrators magazine.

Nov issue of Artists & Illustrators magazine - Picture of the Month - 'Nautical knitting'.

2nd Prize, Best of Hampshire Artists exhibition.  

Highly Commended, Chemring Art Competition, Army Arts Society.

2009

President’s Cup - Andover Art Society

Best in Show - Andover Art Society

1st Prize, Chemring Art Competiton - Army Arts Society 

1st Prize, Best of Hampshire Artists exhibition 

2008

Highly Commended, Andover Art Society

3rd Prize, Best of Hampshire exhibition 

Best Acrylic Painting prize, Winchester Art Club exhibition 

2007

Highly Commended, Mall Galleries exhibition

2006

Highly Commended, Mall Galleries exhibition

2004

2 x Highly Commended, Mall Galleries exhibition

Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers Prize, Mall Galleries exhibition

Royal British Legion 60th Anniversary of D-Day prize, Mall Galleries exhibition

c2001

The Army Arts Society Annual Prize 

 

Highlights

 

2017 Feb Judge for the monthly competition run by the worldwide Daily Paintworks

2013 The Artist magazine: Editor’s online Gallery Choice for August edition.

2012 Leisure Painter magazine Editor's Choice for month of June. 

2011 Guest Speaker, Annual Prize Giving, Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainer

2003 Several magazine, newspaper, radio and television interviews
2002 Profiled by SOLDIER magazine (3rd time)
Elected Chairman, The Armed Forces Art Society (2009 Elected Life Member)
1997 Profiled by BBC's 'Woman's Hour'
1995 Selected by The Times (Business section) as the small business featured to mark VE and VJ anniversary
1980 Profiled by The Daily Telegraph
Profiled by the 'British Army Review' journal

Profiled by newspapers and magazines in USA, India, Greece, Canada, Italy, France, Arabian Gulf, and others
Subject of study by many GCSE and A Level art students
Pictures for several film, television dramas and a West End play
Design for stained glass window RMA Sandhurst (Field Marshal series)
Design for Post Office first day cover and postmark
Maps and/or artwork for several military history books, magazines and  journals