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Exhibitions and other art-related activities
Solo Exhibitions: a selection
Chalk on Rock, Open House Exhibition, Bradford International Festival, July 2003,
and at Scottie Gallery, Sheffield, June 2004.
Time and Tide — a Hebridean Journey, Bradford Arts Trail, Open House Exhibition,
Bradford festival, June 2005.
Recollections of Time Past, Unit 9 Gallery, South Square Centre, Thornton,
Bradford, May 2006.
...and now for MY Paper Pools, Bradford Arts Trail, Open House Exhibtion,
Bradford Festival, July—August 2006.
Retreat to the North, Unit 9 Gallery, South Square Centre, Bradford, February 2008.
Not just a pretty place, Unit 9 Gallery, South Square Centre, Bradford, October 2009.
T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets: a pictorial meditation, Doncaster Minster,
October 2009; Blackburn Cathedral, January 2010; Tolbooth Centre, Kirkcudbright, April 2010;
Delius Centre for the Arts, Bradford, June 2010; Great North Art Show, Ripon, September 2010;
Lincoln Cathedral, October 2011; Kendal Parish Church, June 2015: Wakefield Cathedral,
4-29 July 2016.
Masquerade, Unit 9 Gallery, South Square Centre, Bradford, March 2012.
Set Apart: solitude and sacredness, Ripon Cathedral, 17 March-14 April 2012;
Unit 9, South Square Centre, May 2014, Worcester Cathedral, 25 February-9 March 2020.
In Passing, Unit 9 Gallery, South Square Centre, Bradford, May 2013.
Go with the flow, How Stean Gorge, April 2014.
"Presente!" The past in the present: Italy and the Great War The South Square Centre,
Bradford, October 2015; Bradford Cathedral, October-November 2018.
"Into the Woods", Unit 9 Gallery, South Square Centre, Bradford, March 2016.
Draw Closer, Unit 9 Gallery, South Square Centre, Bradford, June 2018
A Closer Look, Bingley Arts Centre, November 2018.
Malta and Beyond, Unit 9 Gallery, South Square Centre, Bradford, November 2020.
When Men and Mountains Meet, The Alpine Club and the Second Step Bookshop,
at the Alpine Club, London, December 1994.
Saltaire: Arts in Action, Saltaire Festival, September 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Pastels Today, The Pastel Society, The Mall Gallery, London, March 2005, 2006,
2007 and 2010.
Friends in High Places (with John Colton, Sue Logan and Eric Rhodes)
The Priestley Centre, Bradford, May 2005.
Bradford Open Exhibition, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, July—September 2005, 2011 and 2015.
Participated (partnered with June Russell) in the In 2 Minds project, Yorkshire Craft
Centre, Bradford, August 2005 and the Dean Clough Gallery, Halifax: April—July 2006.
Great North Art Show, Ripon Cathedral, September 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011.
Huddersfield Open Studios Trail (HOST), North Light Gallery, Huddersfield, November 2006,
Eternity and Transience (together with Manchester-based artist Paul Neads) deals
with our differing approaches to the interpretation of ancient stones. Manchester (Portico
Gallery); April 2007; Derby (Jasmine Cottage Gallery) May 2007; Kirkudbright (Tolbooth Gallery)
November 2007; Bradford (Bolton Royd Adult Education Centre) December 2007;
The World of Glass, St. Helens, October 2008.
Flesh, organised by Fabric, Yorkshire Craft Centre, Bradford, October 2008.
Making it/Faking it, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, October 20120-January 2011.
Always Making Things, in which 45 artists responded to the poem of that title
by Stewart Henderson. St. Peter's Church, Shipley, May 2011.
The Great Sheffield Art Show, The Octagon Centre, Sheffield, July 2011, 2013, and Millennium Gallery,
InVisible, The Station Gallery, Richmond, N. Yorks., July-September 2011.
Symphony of Colors, Auditorium al Duomo, Florence, 10-17 December 2011.
ArtFest North, Kendal, July 2013.
Calderdale Open Exhibition, Bankfield Museum, Halifax, 2013, 2015 and 2017.
The Hull Open, Ferens Gallery, Hull, April 2015.
Revisiting "The Owl Service", Welsh Museum of Modern Art, Machynlleth, July-August 2018.
The Patchings art festival, July-August 2019.
Work in commercial galleries
Spring Open Exhibition, Morven Gallery, Barva, Isle of Lewis, 2004.
A Native of the Rocks, "Picture This" (Queensbury, Bradford) March 2005.
John Allcock fortnight, ARTOLICANA, Ilkley, June 2007
The Broadway Gallery, 473 Broadway, 7th. Floor, New York, July 2011.
Picturecraft, Holt (Norfolk), 2007, 2008 and 2014
On the Edge: Scotland's coasts and the border country, Harbour Cottage Gallery,
Kirkcudbright, June 4-16 2012.
A Closer Look The Station Gallery, Richmond, N. Yorks., June/July 2017.
The annual "Emerging Artists" competition organised by the Creates Gallery
in Monmouth, February-March 2021.
Work in institutional collections
Bradford Royal Infirmary
Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln
St. Alban's Church, UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham.
I also exhibit regularly with the Unit 9 group at the South Square Centre in Thornton, Bradford. My work can be seen regularly in The Square and Compass, North Rigton, and in the dining room at Origin Fine Foods, in Clayton, Bradford.
Membership of Associations
I am associated with The South Square Centre, located in the Bradford suburb of Thornton, and a founder member of the Unit 9 gallery there.
I am also a supporter of the Friends of the Stanley Spencer Gallery and of the Estorick Collection.
'Stenli Spenser: Angliski umetnik vo Makedonija' (Stanley Spencer: An English artist in Macedonia), Kulturen Život, XXVII, 9—10, 1983, pp. 55—60 (ISSN: 0047—3731)
'An artist's response to prehistoric landscapes', Prehistory Research Section Bulletin of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society, December 2007, pp. 81-2 (ISSN 0309-491X)
'Bill Redburn: a life in parts' A critical appreciation of the life and work of this artist, together with an anthology of illustrations. Available in CD format, by request.
Talks on art-related subjects
"Art and Spirituality: a personal reflection"
"The mysterious disappearance of Italian modern art: crime or misadventure?"
"Art and Fascism in Italy: the state as patron"