ICAW Documented Art Space



2018  Project development Trieste Italy
2017  CONNEXION 'Luggage Art'   Oriel Brondanw Llanfrothen Gwynedd Wales UK

2017  SURVIVAL  International Artists' Exhibition CAM Naples

2016  ONIR  Circulo De Arte De Toledo Spain

2015  REAL-TIME Wales  CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum Naples Italy

2015  Plein Air Residency Garbatka Poland
2014  In and Out of the Citadel  Kobro Gallery Residency and Exhibition Lodz

2013  Kultur Salzburg  Safir Estate Artists solidarity against loss of
      culture in Europe

2012  Camouflage  Salzburg

2011  CAM Art War   European connect Video and new media shown from venues
      in Europe

2010 Ligacao  Elvas Portugal

2008 CCAM Naples Internet works for ‘BODY’

2007 Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia

2007 NEXO - Toledo, Spain

2007 Artist Proof - Art Mall, Haifa, Israel

2006 NEXO - Toledo, Spain

2006 Transpositions Seven Seven Gallery, London

2004 ‘Horizons' Haagse Kunstkring Den Haag

2003/04 Group exhibition – Bangor University European Innovation

2002 Group Exhibition Museo Municipal Ramon Aller Galicia, Spain

2002 Residency - Exposition VI Xuntanza - Obrdoiro Internacional Das Artes Plasicas "A SOLAINA" De Piloño

2000 Gwyl Gelf Harlech Art Biennale

1995 Sculpture - ‘Foreign Bodies' International group exhibition in Tokyo,

1994 inaugural Harlech Biennale Residencies

2013  Safir Estate  Salzburg

2010  Ligacao  Elvas Portugal

2007 NEXO 2007 Toledo, Spain

2007 Artists' Proof Ein Hod, Israel

2006 NEXO 2006 Toledo, Spain

2005 Art Colony Galichnik  Macedonia

2002 Xuntanza La Solaina, Galicia, Spain



1973 Art Foundation Studies Wolverhampton Art College

1974-77 BA Hons Fine Art (sculpture) 1st class North Staffs Poly

1978 Post Grad Studies Art Education Birmingham

Professional Development since 1980

2008 -  Initiating REAL-TIME Skype Art Connect linking Harlech with centres in Europe

2002 – Developing European Visual Artists’ Network

1994 - current Director Founder member of Harlech Biennale Curating exhibitions 1994 – current.

1989 – 2002 Director Project Manager Corlan Credigol Harlech delivering IT and creative workshops to the community. Funded by WDA

1990 Moved to Harlech, North Wales to set up studio at Oriel Senig

1985 Curriculum Development Group for Shropshire Education Authority Published – Art in Shropshire Schools

1982/84/86 – Contemporary Art Exhibition - Bridgnorth

1982 – 86 Further Education – evening classes

1980 - 90 Head of Art Bridgnorth Endowed School

1978 Appointed Art Teacher at Bridgnorth Endowed School



Articles, Publications, Broadcast and Youtube

2012 BBC World Service interview on culture and the arts with Antonio Manfredi, Director Casoria Contemporary Art

           Museum, Naples broadcast from Rome and Harlech.

2012  BBC World Service interview on Culture and the arts from Boston USA.

2011  CAM Art War video shown on BBC Website.

2011 ‘Celfyddydau Gweledo  Cymru‘  Visual Arts in Wales’ – Wales Arts International Publication P.16

          ‘Absence and Substance’ – Documented Art Space.

2004  Article on my work In 'Exhibitions Den Hague' from the exhibition ‘Horizon’ at Haagse Kunstkring Gallery  Den Hague.

1983 Paper on Marcel Duchamp to Birmingham MA students School of Art Education


Project Development and Realisation

1999 Established Corlan Creadigol Harlelch 3 Year Project to promote

     Creative ITC skills in Gwynedd.

1994 Established Harlech Biennale

1985 Joint working party for Shropshire LEA publishing the influential document. ‘Art in Shropshire Schools' as a framework for the then new National Curriculum in Art & Design.


Workshop skills

IT - Adobe Photoshop – Adobe Premier Pro Video Editing – Adobe Photoshop and Graphic Designer.

Arc and gas welding and general steel workshops skills.

Modelling skills and casting.

Wood construction



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