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 – Open 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.

1994 – donated paintings to ARTISTS for NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, organised by Victor Tesser at the Exhibition Hall, Swiss Cottage Library London. Contributors included Diana Armfield, Steve Bell, Sir Hugh Casson, Arthur Easton, Mary Fedden, Maggi Hambling, Timothy Hyman, Albert Irvin, John Keane, Humphry Ocean and Victor Pasmore.

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 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.

2021 – Exhibited in The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, The Mall Galleries, London

2021 – Exhibited in The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, The Mall Galleries, London.