CURRICULUM VITAE.

1960-63 HORNSEY COLLEGE OF ART, LONDON : NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DESIGN, PAINTING.

1963-64 UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE : ART TEACHER’S DIPLOMA.

1980 – 81  MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY : DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION.

EXHIBITIONS, AWARDS :

1962 – YOUNG CONTEMPORARIES EXHIBITION, London.

1963 – HORNSEY COLLEGE OF ART ‘SKETCH CLUB PRIZE’. 

1972 – 1975 Solo exhibitions with London Borough of Haringey at NEW GALLERY Hornsey Library, and BRUCE CASTLE MUSEUM, Tottenham.

1976 – Solo exhibition at UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM, DUNELM HOUSE, Durham and THE SHIPLEY GALLERY, Gateshead.

1979 – 80 – Group exhibition ‘SPIRIT OF LONDON’, Royal Festival Hall and London Stock Exchange.

1980 –  ‘SPIRIT OF LONDON’ G.L.C. PRIZE, painting acquired by G.L.C. now in the National Collection G.B.

1982 – ‘A CENTURY OF ART EDUCATION  1882 -1982’  Exhibition by MIDDLESEX POLYTECHNIC

1983 – Exhibition : JOHN PLAYER PORTRAIT AWARD, NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, London.

1987-88 – ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITIONS, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London.

1989 – Short-listed for Artist in Residence Bursary,  ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW.

1988 -98 – artistic agent: JOHN DAVIES, CHURCH STREET GALLERY, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire.

1998 – 2014 -artistic agent: FRANCIS KYLE GALLERY, Mayfair, London: solo exhibitions 2002, 2005. Themed group exhibitions with Francis Kyle, including: ‘The Art of Memory – Contemporary Painters in Search of Marcel Proust’ 2000, ‘Lair of the Leopard -Lampedusa’s Sicily’ 2004, ‘Everyone Sang: A view of Siegfried Sassoon and his World’ 2006 and ‘This Twittering World’ – celebrating T.S.Eliot’s Four Quartets, 2011

2004 – Work included in: ‘ART OF THE GARDEN’, TATE BRITAIN, London.

2008 – Work included in: ‘HOME AND GARDEN’, GEFFRYE MUSEUM, London.

2011 – Curated and took part in ‘OLD CONTEMPORARIES’ at ISLINGTON ARTS FACTORY, London.

2012 – Participated in ‘À TRAVERS CHAMPS’, an open air summer art event at The MANOIR DES BOUILLONS, Orval sur Sienne, Normandy.

2013 – Work on permanent display at NATURE IN ART MUSEUM, Gloucester.

2014 – Curated and participated in : ‘TROIS ANGLAIS ET UNE ANGLAISE EXPLORENT L’ABSTRACTION ET LA FIGURATION’, an exhibition at LA CONCIERGERIE, CHÂTEAU DE REGNÉVILLE SUR MER, Normandy.

 2015 – Painting ‘Blackberries in August, Muswell Hill’ (1980) included in 15th Anniversary Rehang & on permanent display at THE GUILDHALL GALLERY, London2015

2015 – Included in ‘Plant Curator’ website, http://plantcurator.com/john-pearces-plant-soliloquies/

2018 – Exhibited in THE ARBOREALISTS AND OTHER PAINTERS, July – August , THE JOHN DAVIES GALLERY, Morton-in-Marsh.