Printfest was founded in 2001 and is the UK’s foremost artist-led printmaking festival. The Printfest weekend is held each early May bank holiday at the Coronation Hall in the festival town of Ulverston, Cumbria. Since my first visit in 2010 as their Printmaker of the Year, I have attended a further 5 times.
A touring exhibition showcasing the work of over 70 artists that were born, have lived, or studied in the North East. Hosting venues include The Bowes Museum, Mercer Gallery and Panter & Hall Fine Art in London.
A touring exhibition showcasing the work of over 70 artists that were born, have lived, or studied in the North East. Hosting venues include The Bowes Museum, Tullie House Museum and the Bankside Gallery.
My stand at Printfest 2019 won the Visitors Choice Award, sponsored by James Cropper PLC. The Award was presented by David Nicholson from James Cropper. Printfest is the UK's foremost artist-led printmaking festival held annually in Ulverston, every early May bank holiday.
My etching 'Window Light XV' won the Hawthorn Award at Printfest 2019, a selected print award from Hawthorn Printmakers. They are one of several sponsors of Printfest, the UK's foremost artist-led printmaking festival held annually in Ulverston, every early May bank holiday.
My etching 'Window Light XIV' won the Haigh Award at Printfest 2017, a selected print award from Haigh Architects, one of several sponsors of Printfest, the UK's foremost artist-led printmaking festival held annually in Ulverston, every early May bank holiday.
Gallery TEN mixed exhibition, 16th May - 13th June 2015, at 10 Stafford Street, West End, Edinburgh EH3 7AU www.galleryten.co.uk
PRINTFEST 2015, 1st - 3rd May, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LZ. www.printfest.uk
Printfest 'Winter Edition' at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal, 28th November - 18th January 2015. The Sugar Store gallery, Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE, www.breweryarts.co.uk
The Affordable Art Fair, October 23rd - 26th 2014 Battersea Park, London, in association with Balman Gallery in Corbridge, Town Hall Buildings, Princes Street, Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5AD, 01434 634629, www.balmangallery.com
Art in the North, 15th - 20th September 2014, Fundraising exhibition in aid of the New Lights charity held at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1. Other participating artists include; Norman Ackroyd, Emerson Mayes, Mark Demsteader, and James Naughton... www.mallgalleries.org.ukwww.newlights.org.uk
The Biscuit Factory Autumn Show, 12th Sept - 9th Nov 2014.16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AN, 0191 2611103 www.thebiscuitfactory.com
PRINTFEST 2014, 2nd - 4th May, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LZ. www.printfest.uk
'Within View' - Joint exhibition with Joanna Bourne (www.joannabourne.co.uk) at Bishop Auckland Town Hall, 23rd Sept - 12th Oct 2013.
'Simplicity of Colour' at The Gallery in Masham, 20th September - 4th November 2013, featuring artists who are using variations of one colour in their work, to also include Janis Goodman, Hester Cox, Margaret Morris and Ian Scott Massie. The Gallery, 24 Market Place, Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4EB, tel: 01765 689554 www.mashamgallery.co.uk
Fundraising exhibition in aid of the New Lights charity, 17th June - 4th July 2013, held at Swinton Park Hotel, near Masham. Other participating artists; Norman Ackroyd, Emerson Mayes, Paul Lewin, and James Naughton... www.newlights.org.uk
'North East artists' exhibition at Bianco Nero Gallery in Stokesley, 1st Feb - 16th March 2013, other artists include Janet Dickson, Emma Holliday, Anthony Marshall, Joanne Mitchell, and Carol Nunanl. Bianco Nero Gallery; 14 Bridge Road, Stokesley, North Yorkshire, TS9 5AA, 01642 714433 www.bianconero.co.uk
The Biscuit Factory Spring Show, opening on 8th March 2013 at 16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AN, 0191 2611103 www.thebiscuitfactory.com
Newcastle Arts Centre, Nov 23rd 2012- 16th Jan 2013: group exhibition featuring the work of Joanna Bourne, James Bourne, Sara Jane Palmer, Ian Williams, Lois Hopwood and myself. Preview is Nov 22nd, 6 - 8pm. www.newcastle-arts-centre.co.uk
Printfest exhibition at Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal, Nov 30th 2012- Jan 3rd 2013
PRINTFEST 2012, 4 - 6 May, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LZ. www.printfest.uk
The Affordable Art Fair, October 2011, Battersea Park, London, in association with Will's Art Warehouse, Sadler's House, 180 Lower Richmond Road, Putney Common, London SW15 1LY, Tel: 020 82464840 www.wills-art.com
Print show at The Calder Gallery, June 2011, 20 Market Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 6AA, 01422 843832 www.caldergallery.co.uk
PRINTFEST 2011, 30th April/1st May, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LZ. www.printfest.uk
NORTHERN FOOTPRINTS at Northern Print, 11 Nov - 22 Dec, Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2NP, 0191 2616710, www.northernprint.org.uk
METROPOLIS at Will's Art Warehouse, 11 Sept - 31 October 2010, Sadler's House, 180 Lower Richmond Road, Putney Common, London SW15 1LY, Tel: 020 82464840 www.wills-art.com
PRINTFEST 2010; Printmaker of the Year and Guest Artist, 31 April - 2 May, Coronation Hall, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7LZ www.printfest.uk
Cafe Biografen, April 2010, solo show, Brandts Passage 39-41, 5000 Odense C, Denmark. Tlf. 66 13 16 16, www.cafebio.dk
Den Fynske Forårsudstilling, March 26 - 11 April 2010, guest artist, at Fyns Udstillingsbygning for Kunst og Design, Filosofogangen 30, 5000 Odense C. http://www.filosofgangen.com
Sarah Wiseman Gallery, March 11 - 27 2010, exhibition at 40/41 South Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JL ,01865 515123, www.wisegal.com
The Gallery at Bevere, October 3 - November 1 2009, exhibition at Bevere Lane, Worcester, WR3 7RQ, 01905 754484 www.beverevivis.com
International Artists exhibition at Art Interiors, September 2009, 446 Spadina Rd, Suite 203, Toronto, Ontario, M5P 3M2, Canada, 416.488.3157, www.artinteriors.ca
Kulturmaskinen, January - June 2009, featured artist, Farvergården 7, 5000 Odense C, Denmark, in association with Galleri5000. www.kulturmaskinen.com
Den Fynske Forårsudstilling, April 1 -19 2009, guest artist, Fyns Udstillingsbygning for Kunst og Design, Filosofogangen 30, 5000 Odense C. http://www.filosofgangen.com
Sarah Wiseman Gallery, March 12 -28 2009, exhibition with David Atkins, 40/41 South Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JL ,01865 515123, http://www.wisegal.com
TV2 Danmark, November 2008, 3 person show, Rugaardsvej 25, 5100 Odense C, Denmark.
Galleri5000, April 13 - May 18 2007, solo show, Filosofgangen 3, 1, 5000 Odense C, Denmark Tlf. (+45) 66 12 71 72, Fax 66 12 73 46,www.galleri5000.dk
Andersen & Blæsbjerg Reklamebureau, April 13 - May 12 2007, solo show, Thomas B Thriges Gade 36, 5000 Odense C 66 12 14 19 in association with Fyns Grafiske Værksted.
Edinburgh Art Fair, November 23 -26, 2006, Edinburgh Corn Exchange, in association with The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle.
Autumn Exhibition at The Biscuit Factory, September 9 – December 1, 2006, Featured artist, 16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AN 0191 2611103www.thebiscuitfactory.com
Cornwall Contemporary, September 2, 2006, Premier Exhibition, 1 Parade Street, Queens Square (top of Chapel Street), Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4BU, 01736 874749, www.cornwallcontemporary.com
Fyns Grafiske Værksted, August 4 – 31, 2006, Anja Percival and Kate Betts at , Hans Jensens Stræde 18-20, 5000 Odense C. www.fynsgv.dk
‘Urban Interpretations’ at Bianco Nero Gallery, May 12 – June 6, 2006, 14 Bridge Road, Stokesley, North Yorkshire, TS9 5AA 01642-714433, www.bianconero.co.uk
Saint Giles Street Gallery, October 28 - November 24, 2005, Solo exhibiton, 51 St. Giles Street, Norwich NR2 1JR 01603 663333 www.sgsgallery.com
The Affordable Art Fair, October 20 - 23, 2005, Battersea Park, London, in association with the Biscuit Factory , Newcastle.
NSA Summer Show at the Newlyn Gallery, July 23 - Sept.3, 2005, mixed exhibition of selected members of the Newlyn Society of Artists. Newlyn Gallery, Newlyn, Penzance, TR18 5PZ www.newlynartgallery.co.uk
The Great Atlantic Church Street Gallery, July 9, 2005, Solo exhibition, 19 Church Street, Monmouth NP25 3BX, 01600 714527 or 01736 7889111 www.greatatlantic.co.uk
The Affordable Art Fair, 20 - 22 May 2005, Bristol, in association with Printmakers Gallery, St. Ives
Glasgow Art Fair, 28 April - 2 May, in association with The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle Upon tyne.
The Great Atlantic Mapworks Gallery, Aug. 28 - Sept. 9, 2004, A Printmaking Exhibition by three printmakers, including myself, Anthony Frost and Jenny Devereux, West Place, St. Just-in-Penwith, Cornwall TR19 7JB. Tel. 01736788911
‘Lightscapes II’, July 6 - 26, 2004, solo exhibition at DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery, Aykley Heads, Durham DH1 5TU www.durham.gov.uk/dli
'Critic's Choice' exhibition, Mar.27 - Apr.24, 2004, selected by John Russel Taylor - art critic forThe Times - at the Newlyn Art Gallery, New Road, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 5PZ 01736 363715 www.newlynartgallery.co.uk
'LIGHTSCAPES', Sept. 4 - Nov. 29, 2003, solo exhibition at Kirk Originals, 29 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2 E9DP 020 7240 5055 www.kirkoriginals.com
'4NOW', Mar. 31 - Apr. 7, 2003, mixed exhibition by four artists at Falmouth Arts Centre, 24 Church Street, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3EG tel (01326) 212300.
'Double Image, Apr. 14 - 29, 2001, A collaboration with my twin sister, an illustrator, to produce a joint exhibition featuring prints and illustrations encompassing a wide selection of media. CrantockForge Gallery, Beach Road, Crantock, Cornwall TR8 5RE Tel. 01637 830015