2017 Colin Michael Retrospective

2017 Colin Michael Retrospective

Colin Michael is a British abstract artist living in London. He is constantly exploring different themes and concepts expressing his varying emotions and perceptions in a range of mediums, techniques and multi Media including over 58 short Films posted on YouTube. 

This solo exhibition of varied art spanning over 30 years incorporate many pieces that have never been seen before. 

Training at Ravensbourne College (BA Hons) and postgraduate at Slade School of Art Colin is an international artist selling over 500 works, with many in public places and private collections around the world. 

Colin ran the exhibitions, facebook and website for The National Society of Painters, Sculptors & Printmakers for many years and is listed in Who’s Who in Art since 2008. In 2010 he became a fully elected member of the “Arts Club” Dover Street, London. 

Michael says “ often when I am working I produce a collection of 10 to 30 pieces on a themed project and in between I create one off works as a form of creative relief ”.
Included in this show are short art films and videos of the artist at work in his studio. He has recently produced a large amount of mixed media art using the ipad, embracing and pushing the technology into a new visual language.


COLIN MICHAEL BA (Hons)

1977-81 Ravensbourne College of Art

1993, 99 Slade School of Art - Postgraduate

2008 first appeared in  Who’s Who in Art

Ellected Full Member    The  Arts Club - London

2012-2016 Hon. Treasurer - National Society of Painters, 

Sculptors & Printmakers 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1992, 2011, 2013, 2014 Ripley Arts Centre

1995, 96, 97, 98          Gallery 47 - London

1996, 97                      The Studio Gallery - South London

1997                            Escaped Gallery - Greenwich

1999,2000, 07             Gallery 17 - South London

2001, 02                      Salamander Gallery – Westerham, Kent

2003, 04, 05, 06, 07    Southeast Open Studio - Beckenham

2007                            St Julians Country Club - Sevenoaks

2008                            Le Chardon - Clapham

2011                            Dartmouth Gastro Gallery – Forest Hill

2012                            GalleriraOrient – Szczecin, Poland

2016                            Mine Gallery – Carshalton, London

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1994                            Royal Academy - London

1994                            Alexandra Palace - London

1996                            Gallery Five - North London

1998, 99                      Candid Arts - London

1998, 99, 00, 04, 05, 06  Gallery 17 - South London

1999, 00, 03, 04, 05    Atrium Gallery - London

2001, 02                      Westminster Gallery - London

2001, 02, 03                Salamander Gallery - Kent

2002                            The Gallery - South London

2003                            Synergy Gallery - Brighton

2004, 06                      Blackheath Gallery - Greenwich

202005                           Oxo Tower Gallery - London                            

2005                            Stark Gallery - South London

2005                            The Art Connection - Eton

2005, 06                      The Portico Gallery - Kent

2006, 07                      Steps Gallery - Bristol

2006, 07, 08                The Picture Room - East Dulwich

2007                            Lots of Art - Edinburgh

2008                            Lots of Art - Chelsea

2006 to 15                   Menier Gallery – Southwark, London

2010, 11                      The Crypt, St Martin-in-the Fields - London

2011,13,14,15             Mine Gallery – Carshalton, London

2012                            Laurdale House – Highgate, London

2014, 15                      Oil & Water- London

 

COMMISSIONS

1987                            Guinness – TV Advert

1988                            Amdahl Computers – National Advert

1989                            B.P. – National Advert

1990                            Midland Bank National Advert

1993                            Bromley Chamber of Commerce - Front Cover Magazine

1994                            Bromley Arts Council – Spa Leisure Centre

1996                            Canon – National Advert

2000                            Marta Marconi - Front Cover Annual Report

2003                            Rascasse French Restaurant – Beckenham

2004                            Rendezvous French Restaurant - Westerham

2006                            Front Cover - Dulwich Life Magazine September Edition          

 

AWARDS

1974                            Westerham Art Society, First Prize
1993/1995                   Bromley Art Society, First Prize
2000/2012                   National Art Society, Highly Commended
2004                            NS, The Aya Broughton Award-First Prize
2009                            The London Group, Award Selected by Albert Irvin RA