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    The Secret Display
    Venue: The Cubby Hole
    204 Wistaston Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 7RJ.
    Date: Coming soon.
    My paintings and prints are available to see and purchase at the shop.
    Creative Crewe: Poetry Blast 2014
    Venue: Lakeside Pavilion, Queen's Park
    Victoria Ave, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 7SE.
    Date: 4th May, 19:00 to 21:00.
    Open Mic Poetry starring Jim Bennett and Angela Topping with music from Ailsa and John Booth. I'm helping organise the event and reading a few poems too. Tickets £3.
    Eclectic Mix
    Venue: Castle Park Arts Centre
    off Fountain Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 6SE.
    Date: 21st May to 29th Jun 2014.
    Large regional exhibition featuring over 40 local artists and one big painting from me.
    Parallax Art Fair
    Venue: Chelsea Old Town Hall
    King's Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3 5EE.
    Private View: Friday 25th July, 19:30.
    Date: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th July, 11:00 to 17:00.
    I will be exhibiting several works at this prestigious art fair.
Artworks In Permanent Collections
  • The Grosvenor Museum
    Grosvenor Street, Chester.
    G140D Two Roman Legionaries Discovering The God-King Albion Turned Into Stone
Awards
  • 2013: The Jobling Gowler Art Competition 2013 (Winner).
    G544 Ariadne Unlocking The Minotaur For Theseus
  • 2013: The Grosvenor Museum's 10th Open Art Exhibition (1st Prize).
    G427 The Paranoid Schizophrenia of Richard Dadd
  • 2012: Three Counties Open 2012 (The Barracks Trust Award).
    G424A Tiger Moving Nowhere At All
  • 2006: Migraine Action Association Open Art Competition (1st prize).
    G81A The Migraine Tree
Judges Commendations, Shortlisted Works
  • 2011: Jobling Gowler Art Competition 2011 (Highly Commended).
    G255A Colours Of Cheshire
  • 2009: The Grosvenor Museum's 8th Open Art Exhibition (Highly Commended).
    G140D Two Roman Legionaries Discovering The God-King Albion Turned Into Stone
  • 2009: Jobling Gowler Art Competition 2009 (Highly Commended).
    G165A The Silkworm
  • 2008: Three Counties Open Art Exhibition (Highly Commended).
    G140D Two Roman Legionaries Discovering The God-King Albion Turned Into Stone
  • 2008: UK Songwriting Contest (Highly Commended).
    N250A Like a Ragdoll Falls
  • 2007: Three Counties Open Art Exhibition (Highly Commended).
    G107A Bye Bye Little Fishes, and thank you
  • 2007: UK Songwriting Contest (Semi-Finalist).
    N253A One Day
  • 2006: Wells Festival of Literature: International Poetry Competition 2006 (Shortlisted).
    M307A The Art Of Painting
Juried Exhibitions
  • 2013
    Macclesfield Open Exhibition 2013
    Three Counties Open 2013
    Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2013
    Jobling Gowler Art Competition 2013
    R.B.S.A. Portrait Prize
    neo:artprize
    Python Arts Festival
    Cheshire Open Studios Central Exhibition
    The Grosvenor Museum's 10th Open Art Exhibition
    R.B.S.A. Open All Media Exhibition
    The Electric Open
  • 2012
    Three Counties Open Art Exhibition 2012
    Warrington Contemporary Open 2012
    Thurrock International Film Festival
    Feeling The Pressure
  • 2011
    Three Counties Open Art Exhibition 2011
    Jobling Gowler Art Competition 2011
    Tabernacle Art Competition 2011
    The Grosvenor Museum's 9th Open Art Exhibition
    R.B.S.A. Open All Media Exhibition
    Full Circle
  • 2010
    R.B.S.A. Open All Media Exhibition
    Tabernacle Art Competition
    R.B.S.A. Prize Exhibition
    Waterside Open 2010
    R.B.S.A. Spring Open.
  • 2009
    Sue Ryder Care's Art Liberating Lives
    R.B.S.A. Open All Media Exhibition
    Three Counties Open Art Exhibition 2009
    Tabernacle Art Competition
    West Lancashire Open Exhibition
    Jobling Gowler Art Competition 2009
    The Grosvenor Museum's 8th Open Art Exhibition
  • 2008
    The Urenco Exhibition
    Sue Ryder Care's Art Liberating Lives
    Three Counties Open Art Exhibition 2008
    Staffordshire Open 08
    R.B.S.A. Open Portrait Award
  • 2007
    Three Counties Open Art Exhibition 2007
    Whittingham Riddell Shrewsbury International Open Art Exhibition 2007
  • 2006
    One Love: The Football Art Prize
    Migraine Action Association Art Exhibition
Group Exhibitions
  • 2014
    Cat-Tastic
    V.A.C. 20x20 Exhibition
  • 2013
    All Saints' Artsfest
    Celebrating The Diversity
    The Art Up Close Open Exhibition
    Bickerton Summer Art Exhibition 2013
    Visual Arts Cheshire 20x20
    Castle Park Affordiable Art Sale
  • 2012
    Celebrating The Diversity Again
    Forms And Thought
    Bickerton Summer Art Exhibition 2012
    Postcard Art Show
    Marbury Merry Days
    Art Support Market Drayton Exhibition
    Jobling Gowler Winners Exhibition 2012
  • 2011
    Celebrating The Diversity
    All Saints' Artsfest
    The Lyceum Centenary Commemoration
    Bickerton Summer Art Exhibition 2011
    Dorothy Clive Gardens Exhibition
    Midas Exhibition 2011
    Marbuy Merry Days
    The Art Support Cubby Hole Exhibition
  • 2010
    New York Art For Shelter Animals Project
    The Oneiric Image
    Richmond Village
    Bickerton Summer Art Exhibition 2010
    Picture This...
    Marbury Merry Days
    Jobling Gowler Winter Exhibition
    Does Size Really Matter
    Art Support Nantwich Bookshop Exhibition
  • 2009
    Art Support Winsford Exhibition
    Zeitgeist Exhibition
    111 Exhibition
    Cheshire Open Exhibition
    Bickerton Summer Art Exhibition 2009
    Art Support Annual Exhibition
    Marbury Merry Days
  • 2008
    Bickerton Summer Art Exhibition 2008
    Art Support Annual Exhibition
    Glory of God's Creation
    Bunbury Summer Art Exhibition
    Marbury Merry Days
  • 2007
    Bickerton Summer Art Exhibition 2007
    Nantwich Book Shop Coffee Lounge
    Minshull Vernon May Day Weekend
Solo Exhibitions
  • 2013
    Dreams Of Perfection
    The Seventh Circle
  • 2012
    Daydreams: Psychology and Automatism
    Illicit Beauty
    Mindscapes
  • 2011
    The Amazing Mind's Eye
  • 2010
    The Second Lyceum Exhibition
    The Second Cubby Hole Exhibition
    The Cubby Hole Exhibition
  • 2009
    Lyceum Exhibition.
Performances, Workshops, Events
  • 2013: Oct 12th: The Love Symphony Live at ArtsFest
    A combination of recording and live performance of the first part of my 2012 music The Love Symphony.
  • 2013: Jun 15th: A Splash At The Cubby
    A watercolour portrait splash event at The Cubby Hole, Crewe.
  • 2013: May 25th: A Splash At Handel's Court
    Painting watercolour likenessess of vistors at Handel's Court Gallery, Chester.
  • 2013: May 4th: A Splash Of A Smile
    Painting watercolour likenessess of vistors to the Cheshire Open Studios exhibition.
  • 2013: Apr 5th: Poetry Blast
    Reading a few of my poems with guest poets Jim Bennett and Angela Topping.
  • 2013: Mar 16th: A Splash Of A Smile
    A day of painting fast and loose watercolour likenessess of customers at the café No. 159.
  • 2013: Feb 15th: Sonantas For A Rainy Day
    Three hours of live ambient piano performances.
  • 2011: Jun 17th-19th: Nantwich Festival Of Arts.
    Fifteen paintings exhibited