Exhibitions, print fairs & more

2017 – So far this year, I’ve had work in the Warrington Contemporary Open art exhibition, the Stockport Open, Bury Art Museum and Clitheroe’s Longitude Gallery. I took part in the Twitter Art Exhibition in March, selling on the opening night in the charity sale. I have just run a workshop on linocut printing on fabric and I’ll also be taking part again in the 20:20 print exchange with Prospect Studios.

2016 – I took part in the 20:20 print exchange, my work was at the Manchester Print Fair in Manchester Cathedral in July. My ‘Barn Owl’ print was featured in a stunning book of printmakers’ owls called ‘The Elegant Fowl’.

2015 – I took part in the 20:20 print exchange. In February I exhibited at The Old Parsonage in Didsbury as part of the very successful ‘Spectrum’ show with Anne Mackinnon, Malcolm Allum and Janet Higgins.

2014 – I exhibited at Bury Art Gallery as part of ‘Prospect Prints’ until February and took part in the 2014 20:20 Print Exchange organised by Hot Bed Press, along with over 500 artists from more than 40 print workshops across the British Isles. Current and previous year collections are online at http://www.flickr.com/photos/hot_bed_press and the exhibition toured the UK, including my prints ‘Riviera’ and ‘Chaos’.

2013 -In 2013 I have had 2 pieces of work in Stockport Art Gallery’s Open Contemporary Exhibition in July / August: Hideaway and Bridgewater Canal. 5 pieces of my work were shown at the An Talla Solais gallery in Ullapool in Scotland  in March / April as part of their ‘Lasting Impressions’ exhibition of contemporary printmaking. I also took part in the 2013 20:20 Print Exchange and ‘Prospect Prints’ exhibition at Bury Art Gallery from from November.

2012 – 2 pieces of my work were shown at Stockport Art Gallery as part of the Open Contemporary exhibition. I also took part in the 20:20 print exchange touring exhibition.

2011 – 20:20 print exchange alongside 230 other UK printmakers for 19 UK and Irish print workshops. I took part in the Didsbury Arts Festival in September, including Craft Café at the Northern Tennis Club and ‘Art over the Counter’ with work in the window of Didsbury’s fantastic Cheese Hamlet, along with fellow artist Cathy Ferns.   I had my ‘Scottish Sheep’ linocut print accepted into the Stockport Art Gallery Open Contemporary exhibition.