CV

EXHIBITING
2017
Humble As Hell, Merzbarn, Elterwater. Group show curated by Roland Hicks and featuring works by Susan Collis, Neil Gall, Roland Hicks, Nicky Hirst, Paul Housley, Duncan Macaskill, Stephen Palmer, Cathie Pilkington, Joel Tomlin, Richard Woods. www.rolandhicks.co.uk

Vicennial, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne. Group show celebrating twenty years of Vane. vane.org.uk

2016
Second Glances, Michaela Helfrich Gallery, Berlin. Group show with Michael Davies, Nick Fox, Narbi Price, Flora Whiteley. www.michaelahelfrich-galerie.com

2015
Ten
, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne. Group exhibition celebrating tenth anniversary of the opening of Vane gallery and showcasing the work of nineteen artists from Germany, Denmark, Iceland, South Africa, the USA, as well as the UK. vane.org.uk

2014
Between fact and fiction, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne. Group exhibition juxtaposing artists who make work that documents real-life situations with those that construct their own imaginary or fantasy worlds. vane.org.uk

2013
Multiple Choice – Contemporary Prints & Editions from Private Collections in the North, Part 1 – The Granary Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed; Part 2 – The Queen’s Hall, Hexham. Curated by Contemporary Art Society North including works by Tracey Emin, David Hockney, George Shaw, Mark Wallinger, Nick Kennedy, Stephen Palmer and Luke Stephenson, www.berwickvisualarts.co.uk www.queenshall.co.uk

A Thousand Words, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne. Group show curated by MA Art Museum and Gallery students at Newcastle University, www.athousandwords.org.uk

Luminous Language, Launch F18, New York. Group show, curated by Vane, www.launchf18.com

The end has no end, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne. Solo exhibition of recent drawings, www.vane.org.uk

2012
Day In, Day Out, Aid&Abet Bibliotheque, Cambridge. Group exhibition at of artists represented by Vane, aidandabet.co.uk

Collecting Contemporary Art, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne. Group show of works from the Business Collectors Network, now gifted to the Laing, www.twmuseums.org.uk/

The nails, the colours, the mast, Kotti-Shop, Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany. Group show curated by Flora Whiteley, Chris Rollen and Tim Greaves www.kotti-shop.net/

2011
The Collection, Globe Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne. Group show of works from the Business Collectors Network.

Outcasting: A Century of Artists Films, Oriel Mwldan, Cardigan. Group show of artists’ video curated by Michael Cousin, www.outcasting.org

2010
Art store, Idea Generation Gallery, London. Group show to launch new collaboration between contemporary art galleries, the Own Art scheme and CultureLabel.com

Business Collectors Network, Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne. Group show celebrating the end of the second year of the Business Collectors Network, www.sponsorsclub.org.uk

2009
A room inside them, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne. Group show as part of the Northern Print Biennale 2009, www.vane.org.uk www.northernprint.org.uk

Rotate, Contemporary Art Society, London. Curated by Vane directors Paul Stone and Christopher Yeats, exhibition of seventeen artists from the UK, Europe and USA whose work is concerned with the construction of new and/or personal narratives, www.contemporaryart.org

Troubles, online programme of French and British artists (during February). See www.saisonvideo.com

Business Collectors Network Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, see www.sponsorsclub.org.uk for more about Business Collectors Network.

2008
The Dead and Alive songs, 7” vinyl record/screenprint launch and solo exhibition, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne, www.vane.org.uk

Slowtime 2007 – Quicktime as an artistic medium. Online exhibition of recent video curated by NewMediaArtProjectNetwork: Cologne. See February 2008 programme at http://cinema.nmartproject.net

2007
Worthless little tokens, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne. Solo exhibition of recent paintings, see www.vane.org.uk

The Consequence, LowSalt Gallery, Glasgow and Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Video screening events curated by Alex Hetherington and Janie Nicoll.

Mix Cooltura/Random Mix, Trafacka Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, www.randomartists.org and www.kulturajinak.com/randomix

2006
Multiplus, Sideshow, Nottingham.

2005
Go find the WMDs, Multiplus, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Sheena Macrae, Stephen Palmer, Joe Woodhouse, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle.

If all the world were paper and all the sea were ink…, Northern Print Studio, North Shields.

2004
Practice, High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Thermo04: Editions, The Lowry, Salford.

Multiplus Reloaded, Saltburn Art Gallery, Saltburn.

2003 
Tuesday is cerise, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Vacant, Reg Vardy Gallery. Sunderland.

…Not just for Christmas, Northern Print Studio, North Shields.

2002
Monster Bags, 2c Albert Road, Portsmouth.

Sack, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Shopping, Comme Ca Gallery @ Debenhams Windows, Manchester.

WO1, Washington Arts Centre, Washington.

2001
Wall, Buddle Arts Centre, Wallsend.

A Perfect World (once removed), University of Derby, Derby.

Stay, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland.

2000
Losing the Plot, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Uninhabited, Stowell Street, Newcastle upon Tyne.

1999
Tonight we’re gonna parquet like it’s…, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Cheers, British Lime Gallery, Santa Ana, USA.

Cool Britannia, British Lime Gallery, Laguna Beach, USA.

1996
Abstract Painting, The Clayton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.

1994
Getting United, United House, London.

Drawing Open, Cheltenham.

1990
Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester.

CURATORIAL

…Not just for Christmas

Group show resulting from residency project with Northern Print and The Solution Group, North Shields.

Losing the Plot

Group show featuring the work of 9 artists in an empty 18th century building, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Uninhabited

Co-curated with Joe Woodhouse and featuring Andrew MacDonald, Helen Smith, Ally Wallace and Tony Wiles, Newcastle upon Tyne.

PUBLICATIONS

Creative Minds, Review of Creative Partnerships Durham Sunderland, Spring 2006.
Cover featured collaborative project with Sneha Solanki produced for Creative Partnerships residency at Deneside  Infants School, Seaham.

How Big is the Sky, 2006.
Review of Creative Partnerships Durham Sunderland projects.

Workplace, Art Editions North, 2005.
Includes essay Stephen Palmer by Robert Blackson, curator Reg  Vardy Gallery, Sunderland.

Tuesday is cerise, Northumbria University Fine art Press, 2005.
Includes essay whose Culture is it Anyway by Helen Baker.

AWARDS and RESIDENCIES
2004
Creative Partnerships residency. Deneside Infants School, Seaham in partnership with artist Sneha Solanki

2003
Northern Print Studio/Solution Group Residency, 2000.

1999
Northern Arts Study and Stay Award, 1999.

COLLECTIONS
Government Art Collection, www.gac.culture.gov.uk

Business Collectors Network Collection (now part of Laing Art Gallery collection www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing-art-gallery.html)

Private collections in the UK, Australia, Canada and Denmark

PROFESSIONAL
2004 – 2013

Member of Northern Print board of Directors, www.northernprint.org.uk

2006 – 2010

Member of AIR artist’s advisory group, see www.a-n.co.uk/AIR

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