Exhibitions and Professional Development

My work has appeared in the following exhibitions. Any paintings sold are now in private collections.
Keele University Three Counties Open Art for the following years:
2000, 2001,
2002- Commendation for 'Falling Falling Falling'
2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Keele University Open Photography Exhibition 2001
Staffordshire Open Art 2001- 'Rachel in the Pool' - voted Visitors Choice
Shire Hall Gallery Stafford- SPLASH Exhibition 9th March-4th May 2002
Shire Hall Gallery Stafford- Artist in Residence- 2nd April 2002-9th April 2002
My painting 'Boy in Pool' featured on the cover of the Staffordshire Arts and Museums Service, Exhibitions and Events booklet for March-September 2002
New Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent, group show with five fellow artists September-October 2002
Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire- Back To The Beach Exhibition 4th June-14th July 2002
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Open Exhibition 2003
2011 Earth Partners, Wildlife art exhibition at the Ancient High House, Stafford.
Leisure Painter's Simply The Best! Competition and Exhibition, NEC Birmingham 2011.
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, April 20th to May 17th 2012.
THE WILD SIDE OF LIFE My first solo exhibition 12th - 30th June 2012 Stafford's Ancient High House
Studio 61 Gallery and Boutique Leashaw, Holloway nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5AT. 3rd - 28th July, 2012
National Exhibition of Wildlife Art (NEWA) 13th-29th July 2012
SAA Artist of the Year 2013. Highly Commended certificate for 'Swish' which will also appear in the SAA's 2014 desk diary. The painting will be exhibited along with the other winners at the Business and Design Centre, Islington, London on the 25th, 26th and 27th July,2013
Weston Park Granary Art Gallery, Fine Art Open Competition, 2013. Two of my paintings- 'The Secrets We Keep' and 'A Family Gathering' have been accepted. The exhibition runs from Fri 2nd August until Thurs 29th August 2013. www.weston-park.com
'A World of Wildlife' My second solo exhibition which will run from Mon 28th October until Sat 16th November, 2013 at the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs. www.newvictheatre.org.uk
Three Staffordshire Artists, 17th February-24th March at The Gallery @ The Place, Oakengates Theatre, Telford
EarthPartnersArt The Madeley Centre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, July 2014
'All Things Bright and Beautiful' solo exhibition at Stafford's Ancient High House. 6th October-1st November 2014
Joined the Association of Animal Artists in 2016
Assoc. Animal Artists autumn exhibition, Thorseby Gallery, 11th-30th October, 2016
Butterfly On Rhodie

January 2017 Became a member of The Wildlife Art Society International, (TWASI)
April-May 2017 AAA annual exhibition at Castle Park Art Centre, Frodsham, Cheshire. Awarded Best World Wildlife prize for 'The Last Lemon' and 'Precious' was runner up in the Best of British Wildlife category.
May 2017 Fine Art Guild annual exhibition, 2017- Stratford-upon-Avon and the Guild Gallery, London.
June 2017 became a trustee of the Association of Animal Artists, with special responsibility for pr/media
TWASI exhibition, Hanbury Hall National Trust, Droitwich Worcs. 2nd-16th September 2017
AAA autumn exhibition 2017, The Station Gallery, Richmond, N. Yorkshire.
2018 Became a member of The Guild Society of Artists
April 2018 - Assoc. Animal Artists Spring Exhibition at Castle Park Arts Centre, Frodsham Cheshire
Watercolour painting, 'There Is Always One' - Highly Commended.
July, 2018 Awarded Associate of the Guild Society of Artists qualification
July 2018 Exhibition of Wildlife Art, Gordale, Chester.
August 2018 'Flora and Fauna In The British Landscape' TWASI - Hanbury Hall, Droitwich
Association Of Animal Artists Autumn Exhibition 2018 - The Granary Art Gallery, Weston Park, Shifnal.
2nd March to 31st March 2019 - Our Feathered Friends - an exhibition of birds in watercolour with John Horton at The Granary Art Gallery, Weston Park, Weston-Under-Lizard,Shifnal
18th - 27th May 2019 Guild Society Of Artists exhibition - Stratford-Upon-Avon the The Guild Gallery, Wandsworth, London.
23rd May - 2nd June The Wildlife Art Society International exhibition at Nature In Art, Glos. Awarded HIGHLY COMMENDED for 'The Last Lemon 2'
June 2019 Accepted an invitation to take a seat on the Fine Art Committee - part of The Fine Art Trade Guild. (Now known as the Guild Society of Artists Committee...GSAC)
November 2019 - January 2020: Association Of Animal Artists autumn exhibition at The Station, Richmond North Yorkshire.
JUNE 2020 became a member of the Hilliard Society
May 2021 - Association of Animal Artists Spring exhibition - Frodsham
June 2021 - Nine miniature paintings accepted for exhibition by the Hilliard Society for inclusion in their 2021 annual exhibition in Wells Somerset
2021 Became a member of ABUN - Artists and biologists unite for nature
July 2021 became a member of The Miniature Art Society Of Florida
AWARD 'Best Painting By A First Time Entrant Award' Miniature Art Society Of Florida and all six of my miniatures accepted into their 2022 exhibition in Dunedin Florida.
Royal Miniature Society 125th annual exhibition - four miniatures accepted and on display until 5th December 2021
May 2022 Association Of Animal Artists Frodsham
June 2022 Hilliard Society Of Miniaturists, Wells, Somerset. Awarded the Sue Lee Award for 'Walking On Sunshine - Wren And Violas'.
June 2022 Made a full member of the Hilliard Society Of Miniaturists
July 2022 Became a member of the Council of the Hilliard Society Of Miniaturists
November 2022 Three miniatures accepted into the Miniature Painters Sculptors and Gravers of Washington DC annual exhibition - GOLDCREST IN BLOSSOM - INTERNATIONAL ARTIST AWARD HONOURABLE MENTION.
November 2022 Part 1 of a two part article published in Leisure Painter Magazine - all about painting in miniature.
January 2023 Part 2 demonstration of how to paint a yellow naped amazon parrot in watercolour
January 2023 Six miniatures accepted into the MASF 2023 annual exhibition. CHAFFINCH AT LAKE VYRNWY - 2ND PLACE IN TRANSPARENT WATERCOLOUR CATEGORY.
JUNE 2023 Eight watercolour miniatures accepted by the Hilliard Society for inclusion in the 2023 exhibition.
JUNE 2023 Royal Miniature Society - Five miniatures accepted for exhibition.
NOVEMBER 2023 Miniature Painters Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington DC. Three paintings accepted for exhibition.
JANUARY 2024 Miniature Art Society of Florida. Six paintings accepted for exhibition in January 2024.