Biography

Biography

2019
February 2019 - Seventh Chinese Open, QParks, Leicester Square, London UK
January 2019 -  Solo Show, Bistro du Park, Tynemouth, UK
2018
October -December 2018 - Cullercoats Group Show, ArtBound, West Yorkshire, Shipley. 
October - Protocol - Frieze Art Fair, Cavendish Square, London, UK Featured Artists, Cedric Cristy, Gavin, Turk, Nichol Farhi, Nicola Hicks, Jill Gibson, Mark Woods, Rebecca Scott, Ann Grim, Gazillion Artist, Sarah I Mackenzie
June - September 2018 - Cheeseburn Sculpture Park, Stamfordham, Northumberland 
February 2018 - Embracing the Underdog - QPark, Soho, London, UK
2017
October 2017 - The Crash 2017 - QPark, Cavendish Square, London, UK
August 2017- Summer Salon 2017 - Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery, Hackney, London UKAugust 2017- ArtHouses 'Fringe' - Cullercoats Studio Gallery, Newcastle UK
August 2017- Stimulus - Menier Galley, London, UK 
July 2017 - Small World- PS. Mirabel, Manchester, UK 
July 2017 - Threads - Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
May 2017 - Outskirts, 901 Avenue C, Suite 101, Denton, Texas 76201
March 2017 - Threads - Espacio Gallery, Bethnal Green Road, London E2
2016
August 2016 - ArtHouses Fringe - Cullercoats Studio Gallery, Newcastle UK 
August 2016 - 'Bizarre is Always Beautiful' Cupola Gallery, 178 Middlewood Road, Hillsbrough, Sheffield S6 1TD
Featured Artists: Jill Gibson, Melissa Dawson, Diogo Duarte, Sadie Hennessy, Nicki McNaney, Carolyn Corfield, Enzo Marra, Aphra O'Connor
May 2016 - LUBOMIROV / ANGUS-HUGHES Gallery - Sixty - Curated by Anna Bleeker and Alessandra Falbo 
February 2016 - Made To Measure, Lotte Inch Gallery, Bootham, York
2015
October 2015 - Sculpture In The Vineyard - Wollombi Village, Lower Hunter Valley NSW, Australia
October 2015 - IAM Collective: The Brunswick, 82 North Street, Leeds LS2
October 2015 - UTOPIA - Art Licks, Clapham Orangery, London UK
August 2015 - Arthouses: Cullercoats Group Show 2015 - Newcastle
June 2015 - Fit The Slit - Alberoni Beach Venice, Italy
Featured Artists :  Lee Maelzer - Vanya Balogh - Charlie Wheatley - - Vanja Karas - India Roper-Evans William Angus-Hughes - Susana Sanroman - Marisa Polin - Fiona Haines - Toni Gallagher - Sian Kate-Mooney - Hedley Roberts - Ruth Davies - Glen Fitzy Fitzpatrick - Rebecca Scott Gzillion Artist - Mark Woods - Cedric Christie - Jill Gibson 
May 2015 - Lines of Communication - Prism @Hoxton Arches
March 2015 - Residency - Articulate Project Space - Sydney, Australia - 2nd- 23rd March 2015 http://articulate497.blogspot.com.au/
March 2015 -  'Taking Up Space' - Future Feminist Archive - New South Wales, Australia. (in conjunction with CFA) Articulate, 497 Parramatta Road, Sydney NSW.
Featured artists -  Anne Graham, Barbara Halnan, Che Ritz, Georgina Brinkman, Helen M Sturgess,  Jennie Feyen, Jill Gibson, Katya Petetskaya, Sarah Fitzgerald, Susan Buret, Veronica Habib
Jan 2015 - Go Figure: Gallery 2, Altringham, Cheshire
Featured Artists: Anna Tea, Alex McIntyre, Agnieszka Matyjaszek, Daniel Devlin, Elisenda Vila, Jane Fairhurst, Jane Sproston, Jennifer Murray, Jill Gibson, John Merrill
Jan 2015 - Land Changes Project. San Diego, California USA
2014
Dec 2014 - Additions: Butetown History and Arts Centre, Cardiff
Nov 2014 - Stitched Time Exhibition. Limbo, Substation Project Space, Margate, Kent, CT9 1EE
Featured Zine Artists:  Helen Frank, Ruth Geldard, Jill Gibson, Sue Gough, Kate Murdoch, Clare Smith, Susan Tuseler, Frieda van de Poll, Bev Williams, Rachel Wooller
Nov 2014 - Bad Behaviour: Brixton East Gallery, London.
Featured Artists: Stephanie Douet, Philip Elbourne, Gabriela Fabrowska, Jill Gibson, Alexander Glass, Kirsty Harris, Elizabeth Hyatt,Nigel Massey, Jane McAdam Freud, Steven Moonan, Ruth Murray, Benjamin Nyari, Nelmarie du Preez, Madeleine Ross, Fiona Rourke, Mitra Saboury, 
Oct 2014 - #ROTH, Grosvenor House, Park Lane, Mayfair, London Featured Artists: Hilary Simon, Ben Granny Basher Murphy,Sequin Kay, Alexis Harding, Bob Lawson, Hedley Roberts, Jill Gibson
Sept 2014 - Dirty Pretty Things: Group Exhibition, Cullercoats Studio Gallery Space, Tyne & Wear UK
Featured Artists: Virginia Bodman, Rebecca Brown, Kimberely Emeny, Jill Gibson, Lee Maelzer, Janina Sabaliauskaite, Holly M Scott, Melissa Tivnen, Tracey Toffield, Juli Watson
2013
Oct 2013 - Group Exhibition, Gallery North Project Space, Newcastle UK
Featured Artists: Cate Blatherwick, Cindy Robinson-Begg, Holly M. Scott, Paul Richardson, Bob Lawson, Jill Gibson
Oct 2013 - Cullercoats Studios Group Exhibition, Newcastle UK
Works selected for the 2013 Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries. UK
July 2013 - <3 - Group Exhibition. Priestman Gallery, Sunderland
Featured Artists: Anne Wilkins, Marge Ball, Jill Gibson, Patrick Shannon
2012
July 2012 - North East Student Art Prize. Departure Foundation, Tower House, Sunderland
2011
Dec 2011 - Saltburn Artist Project 'Off The Shelf' Group Exhibition
Sept 2011 - SMART Gallery, Group Exhibition, Fabric of the Land, Aberdeen

Curation:
June 2015: Horses..... Bob Lawson - Solo Arts, Holmside, Sunderland UK
Sept 2014: Dirty Pretty Things. Group Exhibition. Cullercoats Studios, Tyne and Wear UK
Talks:
April 2015 - The Caravan Gallery's Creative Communion - Pride of Place Project Hub, Sunderland UK
March 2015 - Articulate Project Space - Sydney, Australia
Memberships: Royal Society of Sculptors
Groups: Member of The London Group - The London Group is a thriving democratic co-operative of artists practicing in all disciplines, from painting and sculpture to moving image and performance, with a full annual events programme in London and beyond. https://www.facebook.com/pg/thelondongroup1
Residencies:
November 2017 - Joya Artist Residency, Anadalucia, Spain
March 2015 - Articulate Project Space, Sydney, Australia
April 2014 - Scottish Sculpture Workshop - Bronze Casting
Publications:
Stitched Time Zine 2014 - Published by Clare Smith - Funded by Arts Council England
Private Collections:
Mr K.J.C Duffy
Dr A Bingham, Chicago, Illinois USA
Teaching:
Visiting Lecturer - New College, Durham
Education:
University of Sunderland - 2013 - MA Fine Art - Distinction
University of Sunderland - 2006 - PGCE
Bristol Business School - 1988 - 1989 - Postgraduate Marketing Management
Glasgow School of Art = 1985 - BA Hons (1st)- Textiles
Sheffield Hallam University - 1980 - Foundation Art
Experienced teacher/lecturer of Art in Lifelong Learning
Links:
http://cullercoatsstudios.com
http://www.boblawsonartist.co.uk/
Contact:
Cullercoats Studio45 John Street, Cullercoats, Tyne and Wear NE30 4PJ
email: cullercoatsstudios@gmail.com