I was the Assistant Manager for the artist Damien Hirst in his Studio in London. As well organising shows of other artists works in Pop up exhibitions, I am now currently making my own Paintings. I have been working on abstract and semi abstract Paintings for 10 years. For the last two years the series of Black Paintings are have been exhibited and sold at the Cork Street Open in Mayfair. Other paintings have been shortlisted in National Open competitions and was invited to exhibit at the Florence Biennale CV EXHIBITIONS Solo: Year / Title / Venue / Town / Country 2017 /Nothing / Succession Gallery / London / UK 2016 / Painting Room / Brockley Max Festival / London / UK 2015 /Pistachios / Hilly Fields Park / London / UK Group: 2015 / WORK / Brockley Max Festival / London / UK 2014 / Smoking inside / Harbor Exchange / Docklands London / UK 2014 / Matter1010 / Harbor Exchange / Docklands London / UK 2013 / Cork Street Open / The Gallery in Cork Street 27/ Mayfair London / UK 2013 / See Me / Angel Orensanz Foundation / New York / USA 2012/ Cork Street Open / The Gallery in Cork Street 27/ Mayfair London / UK 2012/ Departure Foundation / Thames Tower/ Hammersmith London/ UK 2012 / Boeing Way / 22 Gas Street Gallery / Birnigham / UK 2011 / Let them Hang / Southwark Park Gallery / London / UK 2011 / Group Show / Peckham Space Open / London / UK CV Awards and Publications Award: 2017 / Art & Beyond / Editors Choice Award / July and August edition / International Award: 2000 / David Haste Landscape Award / Painting / Canterbury University/ Canterbury/ UK Publication: 2017 / Volume 46 July 2017/ Art & Beyond / International / isbn none Publication: 2013 / Cork Street Open / Exhibition catolouge / UK / isbn none Publication: 2012 / Cork Street Open / Exhibition catolouge / UK / isbn noneLocked Pro Plan feature
I am a Painter, I make abstract and figurative oil and acrylic paintings. I exhibit my own art works in local group shows and have sold my paintings in local and international Art Fairs. I founded the Stowaway Gallery which is an online and a Pop Up gallery which promotes a handful of emerging local and international Artists.
I was trained in Typography as a Graphic Designer in the 1990’s. I hand painted lettering for a local Pub, including blackboard Menus and permanent sinage on the walls, I also did murals on the walls. I can adapt many different Styles and Typfaces to fit the space. And as I also Paint fine art paintings, I can adapt to whatever style the client wants.
: I Project Managed and Curated a series of group shows for local Artists. This involved the selection of artists, the setting up of the show and the project managing of the show. I organised the delivery of works, installing the paintings and also collection and diinstall. I also work closely with Departure Foundation regarding the publicity for the events using both traditional and social media.
Assistant Manager/Art Fabricator Working closely with the Artist Damien Hirst, I managed the day to day running of a busy artist studio. I organised the making of each painting, from start to finish I tutored 20 Artists on exact requirements needed. I liaised with the artist in relation to works in progress and finished projects. I ensured the correct procedures for archiving art works were maintained, all recording, signing, titling and framing of finished works were completed to the artist’s standard. Managing the diary to maintain schedules for collection/delivery. Administrative work involved uploading key information onto the Science database. Developing profiles for new works also identifying and ordering materials, purchasing stock and managing relationships with suppliers and contractors. Liaising with Galleries and contractors for delivery and installation of artwork in required locations.
I tutored students on two different degree courses who are intending to achieve progression to the first year of the degree. The students were tutored in Art history and cultural studies. They were from a diverse range of backgrounds and I also had large numbers in the class 25 to 35 students, very demanding sessions. I marked assignments and awarded them there overall mark at assessments. I regularly conversed with the course leader and all other colleagues.
Awarded for the best Artwork exhibited in the Final Degree Show