A summary of awards, exhibitions and events can be found here.


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 The Holy Art Fair, London 2023

The Holy Art Gallery is a global leader in the art world, featuring the works of the most talented emerging and established artists from around the globe. As well as having galleries in London and Athens, they are also offering opportunities for invited artists to exhibit at shows in London and New York in 2023.

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Artcross Exhibition, Seoul 2023

Following exhibiting my work at the ECC Biennial in Venice in 2022, I was invited to create a piece for the Eugene Gallery Artcross Exhibition in Seoul, South Korea.

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Beyond The Border, Glasgow 2022

The Alchemy Experiment is an inclusive arts venue and collective aiming to create a space for art and creativity in Glasgow. On the back of the warm reception I received at Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair in 2022, I was kindly invited to exhibit here as a solo artist.

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ECC-Italy Venice Biennial



My first major International exhibition where I revealed new work created in Venice, alongside globally-renowned and emerging artists, photographers, sculptors, and worldwide academic institutions.

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Venice Mostra D'Arte Solo Exhibtion 2022

My thanks go to Elaine and John Parkinson of Upfront Gallery, Cumbria for their generous invitation to stage a solo show at their beautiful premises and for their continued support.

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Fountain Gallery Exhibition 2022

This fabulous gallery in Wigton, Cumbria kindly invited me to show a small selection of work alongside other regional artists and makers.

Kurt Schwitter's 75th Anniversary Project 2022


Once again I was delighted to have two works selected for exhibition at this prestigious event which returned to its tradition Lake District home in Grasmere.

The Lake Artists Summer Exhibition 2022


Once again I was delighted to have two works selected for exhibition at this prestigious event which returned to its tradition Lake District home in Grasmere.

Brixton Art Prize 2022

I was delighted to be shortlisted from over 700 entries and exhibited alongside a body of amazing work at this highly prestigious event held in London.

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair 2022


This amazing event finally happened after two years of cancellations due to the Covid pandemic and I was privileged to sell a large amount of work to a highly appreciative and discerning audience.

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L'Art d'être Vivant (Art to be Alive) 2022


I was honoured to be part of an exhibition in Geneva curated by the UN and WHO to highlight the important role the arts have in supporting people with mental health issues.

Atrium Abstract. Northern Cancer Centre, Carlisle

Halston Hotel Restaurant Commission 2022


I'm delighted to have been commissioned to produce a sculptural abstract work for this prestigious hotel restaurant commission in Carlisle, North Cumbria. 

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Manchester Art Fair 2021


A record breaking year for sales for me at Manchester Central Art Fair. 

Atrium Abstract. Northern Cancer Centre, Carlisle

Northern Centre for Cancer Care, Cumbria 2021


I'm honoured to have been commissioned to produce sculptural abstract artworks for the new Cancer Care Centre, Carlisle, North Cumbria. 

Inspire Popup Art Exhibition

The Lake Artists Society 2021


I was delighted to have two works selected for one of the most prestigious exhibitions held in the North of England. 

Inspire Popup Art Exhibition

Craftsmen At The Priory 2021


I was delighted to be invited to take part in this prestigious selling exhibition at the historic Lanercost Priory, near Brampton, Cumbria.

Viola Troicola Midsummer Night's Dream Solstice Arts Exhibition


Hot on the heels of INSPIRE, I collaborated to create a new art trail and pop-up exhibition themed around Midsummer Night's Dream and the Summer Solstice in Carlisle City Centre.


The event feature dozens of Cumbria-based emerging artists and esteemed Internationally exhibited painters, sculptors and printmakers.

Inspire Popup Art Exhibition

INSPIRE Spring 2020


Another successful PROSEED pop-up selling exhibition in a new gallery venue in Carlisle City Centre featuring a blend of new and established Cumbrian artists, printmakers, ceramicists and jewellery makers.


Sleep Patterns

VAO Prize 2020


I'm delighted to have been selected as a finalist in this year's Visual Art Open Emerging Artists Award 2020.


Presence Winter 2020 Art Exhibition

PRESENCE Winter 2020


Following on the amazing support received and success of PROSEED 2020, I was delighted to create a 12 day pop-up art sale exhibition in Carlisle City Centre.


This event featured more than 60 artists including a number of notable National prize winning and Internationally exhibited painters, sculptors and printmakers.


Proseed Summer 2020 Art Exhibition

PROSEED Summer 2020


Due to the life-altering events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant collapse of national art exhibitions, I wanted to find a way to safely exhibit artworks once more in the real world.


As lockdown measures began to be relaxed, an opportunity to open a pop-up exhibition on one of Carlisle's major trunk roads appeared and after a careful risk assessment I decided to invite other Cumbrian artists to partake in a new exhibition initiative. The response has been overwhelmingly positive and just the attitude we all need in these challenging times. 


Upfront Cumbrian Art Open 2020 Gallery Prize Winner

Upfront Cumbrian Art Open 2020


I feel privileged to have had three pieces accepted for this prestigious open competition and am delighted to have won a special Gallery Prize for this installation, 'Dusk to Dusk'. The piece was created from recycled decorating dust sheets with household paint, wood offcuts, charcoal and found objects.

Manchester Art Fair 2019

Manchester Art Fair 2019


Thank you to everyone who visited and bought my artwork at this prestigious exhibition in the heart of Manchester.

The Lake Artists Society Summer Exhibition 2019

The Lake Artists Society 2019


I was privileged to have been selected to exhibit at this year's prestigious Summer Exhibition held in Grasmere, Cumbria which was attended by thousands of visitors.

West Walls Artists NOW Exhibition 2019

West Walls NOW Exhibition 2019

West Walls Artists are one of the longest established artist organisations in Cumbria. I was especially proud to have been the creator of this exhibition at Upfront Arts and which was the winner of the Carlisle Living Best Arts Initiative Award.

Salon des Refusés 2019

Salon des Refusés 2019


In the tradition of the 19th century Parisian Salon des Refusés, two of my artworks, declined for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, were at the Joseph Wales Studios, Margate from the 27th of July until the 8th of August 2019.

Upfront Arts Venue Open Exhibition 2019

UPFRONT ARTS Open Exhibition 2019

Following the success of my winning entry, 'Palazzo di Mao' in 2018, this was my prize winning piece in the 2019 open exhibition.

Milestone Solo Exhibition

MILE5T0NE Solo Exhibition 2018

Curated to celebrate my 50th birthday, this solo exhibition featured a body of work spanning 30+ years, many of which had previously never been exhibited publicly.

Other featured work

A featured collection of artwork spanning three decades.