April              Contemporary Masters from the East of England,

                     East Anglian Art Fund, The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk


July               The Yantai Art Museum, Yantai, China


October        Jiangsu Arts and Crafts Museum, Artall, Nanijing,


November    Jiangsu Art Museum​,  Nanjing, China




Royal Academy Schools, Postgraduate Diploma, Painting, London, 1996

Central St Martins School of Art and Design, BA Fine Art, Painting, London, 1993
The City Lit, Art and Design Foundation Course, London, London, 1990


Solo shows


Idiom Two, The Crypt, St Marylebone Parish Church, London, 2013

Idiom,The Cut, Halesworth, 2013

Transition, The Benham Galleries, Colchester, 2010

The Need To Know, Endeavour House, Ipswich, 2005

Close-Less, Ipswich Museum, Ipswich, 2005

You Then, You Now, Highgate Gallery, London, 2003

Pampered Favourites, Basement Gallery, London, 2003

Brot und Spiele, Deutsche Bahn, Bergen, Ruegen, 2002

48 Stunden Neukoelln, Kuturnetzwerk, Berlin, 2001

Cirus Zwei, Putbus, Germany, 2001

Atelier in Neukoelln, Berlin, 2000

Auction, Proud Galleries, London, 1998

Oliver Benjamin Clothier, London, 1998

Make Your Day, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1997

If you were me, Proud Galleries, London, 1996

Growing Up On Four Wheels, Mercedes Benz, London, 1995

Versions, Sadlers Wells Theatre, London, 1995


Group shows



'Perfect Match', Something Useful Project & Veer Narmad South Gujarat

University, Menier Gallery, London
'Boy on a Rock', China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China




'Perfect Match', Ramchandra Tulsian Art Gallery, Surat, India

'Attend' curated by Marion Piper, Angelika Studios, High Wycombe

Summer Show, The West Gallery, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight

PING, Minories Galleries, Colchester

Salon 8, The Old Lock Up Studio, Cromford, Derbyshire

Chinese Whispers, Fischmuellers, Freiburg, Germany

Contemporary British Watercolours, Burton Art Gallery & Museum, Bideford

Royal Watercolour Society Open, Bankside Gallery, London         

sad but true, Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

How soon is now, Nottingham




Contemporary British Painting Show, London

Contemporary British Watercolours, curated by Simon Carter, Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery

Art/Converters! studio 1.1, London
Obscure Secure at Studio 1.1, London

Contemporary British Abstraction, London



Contemporary British Painting, Priseman-Seabrook Collection at Huddersfield Art Gallery
Obscure Secure, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

Contemporary British Painters, St Marylebone Church, Crypt, London

Dreaming of a RED Xmas, studio 1.1, London

Off The Wall, The 9th Terrace Annual Open curated by Karl Bielik, London 

About Painting curated by Matthew Macaulay, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

A dream within a dream curated by Lisa Denyer, Bankley Studios & Gallery, Manchester
ART/converters! studio 1.1, London


First Come First Served, Lion & Lamb, London

Contemporary British Painters, St Marylebone Church, Crypt, London

Summer Saloon Show at Art Britannia, Lion & Lamb, Miami, Florida

Hey, Narcissus, studio 1.1, London

Summer Saloon Show, Lion & Lamb, London

This year's model, studio 1.1, London



Colchester Fine Art Open, Minories Galleries, Colchester

Royal Academy in East Anglia, Wingfield Barns, Suffolk

Open West, Summerfield Gallery, Cheltenham



Roderick Barrett and his students, Chappel Galleries, Essex

Anonyme Zeichner, Berlin



Gracias, Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain

Open2art, 13 Venues, Ipswich



20th Century Perspectives, Burlington Galleries, London

Un-earth, Sutton Hoo, National Trust, Woodbridge

Art in Mental Health Touring to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery,

Talbot Rice Gallery, Urbis, Howard Gardens Garden Gallery and

Royal College of Art, London



Summer Show, Royal Academy



Drawings for All, Gainsborough House, Sudbury

Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

Gleitflug, Passewaldscher Hof, Berlin



Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy



Ateliergemeinschaft Neukoelln, Berlin



Elton John Aids Foundation, Sotheby's, London

National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London



Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London



Premiums, Royal Academy, London

Small objects of Desire, The City Gallery, Leicester

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London

Making a Mark, Mall Galleries, London



Genitals are Beauty, William Blake House, London

Premiums, Royal Aademy, London

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London

Derwent Open Drawing, Cheltenham



Premiums, Royal Academy, London



Lathaby Gallery, London Institute, London



Himley Hall, West Midlands





Red Studio Enquiry, The Red House, Aldeburgh, 2017

Something Useful Project & Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, 2016

Brisons Veor, Cornwall, 2014

Reside Residency Artist, 2014
The Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, Ireland, 2013

Artist in Residence: Lent Term, Ipswich School, Ipswich, 2010

Belmont Mill, County Offaly, Ireland, 2007

Plein Air, Katowice, Poland, 2007

Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain, 2005

Stipendium, Institut fuer Politik und Wirtschaft, Hamburg, 2001


Competitions, prizes and awards



a-n Re:view Bursary, 2015

Obscure Secure, Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England, 2014

firstsite Collector's Group Bursary, 2012

Highgate Gallery Bursary, Highgate Gallery, London, 2008
International Bursary, Arts Council Ireland & Offaly County Council, Ireland, 2007

Travel grant, European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam, 2007

Project Funding, Juliet Gomperts Trust, London, 2007

Drawings for All, Prizewinner, Sudbury, 2002

Arbeitsstipendium Atelier, Berlin, 1998

Sir Frank and Lady Short Prize, Royal Academy Schools, London, 1996

Armitage Prize, Royal Academy Schools, London, 1996

Royal Academy Schools Award, London, 1995

Landseer Scholarship, Royal Academy Schools, London, 1995

Mid Art Prize, West Midlands, 1992



contemporary british painting summer exhibition: 40 artists by freya purdue, 2016

Contemporary British Watercolours by Simon Carter, 2015

Paint Britain: 45 contemporary painters by Simon Carter, 2015

Priseman Seabrook Collection of 21st Century British Painting by Robert Priseman, 2015

Paintings in the medical Journal The Lancet from 1994 to 2002




Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria

Paintings for Hospitals, Bury St Edmunds

Offaly County Council, Ireland

Institut fuer Politik und Wirtschaft, Hamburg

Rupprecht Consult, Cologne

Provident Financial, London

Oxford University, Oxford

Hiscox Group, London

KPMG Peat Marwick, London

The London Institute, London

Private Collections in Germany, Italy and  England


Corporate commission

BMW Art Car, Royal Academy, London, 1996





Veer Narmad South Gujarat University

Art Exchange, Essex University

First site, Colchester

School of Art, Colchester Institute, Colchester

University Campus Suffolk, School of Art, Ipswich

Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich

Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland