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Biography

BRIAN BISHOP A.R.C.A

ARCA Royal College of Art, London

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
1980 “Rituals”, Galerie Le Duplex, Le Havre, France
1986 Anatol Orient, London
1996 Galerie Ellison-Marshall, Bordeaux, France
1997 On Line Gallery, Southampton. Hampshire
2012 Acanthus Gallery, Wareham, Dorset
2013 Acanthus Gallery, Wareham, Dorset
2014 Acanthus Gallery, Wareham, Dorset
2015 One Wall Gallery, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
1966 “Towards Art II”, Arts Council
1967 “Structure”, Welsh Arts Council
1968 British Sculpture & Painting, Whitechapel Gallery, London
1974 Sculpture 74, Upper Street Gallery, London.
1981 “Professeurs Plasticiens”, Musee des Beaux Arts, Andre Malraux Gallery, France
1984 “Art? Artisanat?”, Centre d’Art Contemporian, Rouen, France
1984 “Keramiek 6 X Engels”, Studio 40 Den Haag, Holland
1984 “The Spirit of London”, Royal Festival Hall, London
1986 Norsk/British Keramikk, Gallery F.15 Moss, Norway
1986 Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim, Norway
1987 Norsk/British Keramikk, Khristianssands Kunstforening, Kristiansands, Norway
1987 Galerie Der Kunsthandwerker, Hamburg, Germany
1988 London Group 75th Anniversary Exhibition, Royal College of Art. London
1991 “Under the Eye of Saturn”, Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery, Gwynedd, Wales
1995 Galerie Ellison-Marshall, Bordeaux, France
1995 “Artistes Vos Papiers”, Parc des Expositions, Toulouse, France
1997 “British Contemporary Art”, Kunstcentrum Haaqweq, Leiden, Holland
1997 Galerie Im Studentwerk, Universitat Osnabruck, Germany
1997 “In-Transit, Some Contemporary British Art”, University of Derby
2007 “Head to Head” Brian Bishop & John Holden, Queen St Gallery, Hampshire
2007 RWA 155 Open, Bristol
2008 “Colour Rush” Salisbury Arts Centre
2009 St-Art Gallery, London
2010 Affordable Art Fair, Paris, France
2011 Edinburgh Art Fair
2012 RWA 160TH Open, Bristol
2013 Young Gallery with Group 7, Salisbury, Wiltshire
2014 Plough Drawing Open, Great Torrington, Devon
2014 The Slade Centre with Group 7, Gillingham, Dorset
2015 RCA Secret – Stewart’s Law
2015 Young Gallery with Group 7, Salisbury, Wiltshire
2015 DVA Interrogating the Landscape, West Bay, Bridport, Dorset
2016 Studio 53 with Group 7, Salisbury, Wiltshire
2016 The Slade Centre with Group 7, Gillingham, Dorset
2016 Burton Gallery with Group 7, Bideford, Devon
2016 Russell-Cotes Gallery with Group 7, Bournemouth, Dorset
2017 Young Gallery Collection, Salisbury, Wiltshire
2017 Allsop Gallery with Group 7, Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport, Dorset
2017 Sketch Open at Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough, Wiltshire


AWARDS/PRIZES:
1965 Young Contemporaries, FBA Gallery (Sculpture Prize), Mme Andre Susse Fondeur, S.A. France. Sainsbury’s Work Aid.
RCA Travel Scholarship
1973 Blackburn Sculpture Competition
1976-1978-1981 Southern Arts Bursaries
1986 The British Council. Travel Grant to Norway
1995 Prix de la Chambre de Metiers de la Haute-Garonne, France

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:
Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustimuseum, Norway
Royal College of Art, London
University of London. Mishcon de Reya, London
Rank Xeroxplc. BAA. Chambre de Metiers de la Haute-Garonne, France
Michel Sadirac “Arc en Reve”, Bordeaux, France
Accenture plc
Walk Interior Design
Young Gallery Collection

MEDIA:
1965 - Towards Art II, RCA. Arts Council
1966 - Structure, Welsh Arts Council
1968 - British Sculpture & Painting, Whitechapel Gallery
1982 - And Printmaking
1986 - Norsk-British Ceramik Gallery F15
1997 - “Transit”, University of Derby
2000 - Public Sculpture of Leicestershire & Rutland by Terry Cavanagh
2004, 2006 - Bournemouth University Loan Collection
2006 - Fifty Wessex Artists, Evolver Books
2008 - Marjorie Parr by Peter Davies
2010 - Public Catalogue Foundation
2016 - "Colour Values" Catalogue with Group 7