John Crossley

1952 Born Dagenham Essex, UK.
1969-70 Foundation, East Ham College of Technology.
1970-73 BA Hons. Sculpture, St Martin's School of Art.
1973-74 Post Graduate Sculpture, St Martin's School of Art.
1974-76 Assistant to Sir Anthony Caro.

Professional Bodies

2015 Elected Associate Member of the Royal Watercolour Society.
1978 Elected Member of The London Group.

Residences

2017 Casa Zia Lina, Elba, Itlay.
2014 Aldeburgh Beach Lookout, in connection with Caroline Wiseman Modern and Contemporary, Suffolk.
1985 Triangle Workshop, Pine Plains, New York State, New York.
1985 Rochdale Art Gallery, Sunderland.

Awards

1976 The Arts Council of Great Britain Award.
1974 The Sainsbury Award.

Representation

Eames Fine Art Gallery, London.

Exhibitions: Solo and Two Person Shows

2017 Open Studio, Suffolk.
'Sixty Four', The Cello Factory, London.
2014 Open studio, with Rebecca Bergese, London.
Aldeburgh Beach Lookout, in connection with Caroline Wiseman Modern and Contemporary, Suffolk.
2013 Open Studio, with Rebecca Bergese, London.
2011 Bicha Gallery, London.
2010 'Drawing to Painting', Chelsea College of Art and Design, London.
Open Studio, with Rebecca Bergese, London.
2007 'Tales and Random Truths', Blüthners Piano Centre, London, with Derek Marks in collaboration with The London School of Music.
2005 Open Studio, London.
1999 'Inside Out', The Start Gallery, London, with Steven Foy.
1997 Harriet Green Gallery, London, with Vanessa Jackson.
1996 The Milton Gallery, London.
1992 Im Schlossli Grachwil, Berne, Switzerland, with Ines Buhler.
1990 Oriel Gallery, Mold, North Wales.
1985 'Off the Wall', Rochdale Art Gallery, Lancashire.
1984 Camden Arts Centre, London.
1983 The Minories, Colchester.
Spacex Gallery, Exeter.
1982 Ceolfrith Gallery, Sunderland Arts Centre.
1981 Wakefield Arts Centre, West Yorkshire.
1980 Air Gallery, London.
1976 Camden Arts Centre.
Swiss Cottage Library, London, with Daniel Dahl.
Drawings, Shaw Theatre, London, with Robert Selman.

Exhibitions: Group

2017 'The London Group Open 2017', Cello Factory, London.
'Coloured Vision', RWS Bankside Gallery, London.
'Summer Show', Merchant House Gallery, Suffolk.
'Summer Show', Eames Fine Art Gallery, London.
'Spectrum', The Sentinel Gallery, Wivenhoe, Essex.
'Shakespeare: A Celebration', William Roland Gallery of Fine Art, California, USA.
'The Original Print Fair', Eames Fine Art, The Royal Academy of Arts, London.
'Personal Relations', Pulchri Studio, The Hauge, Netherlands & Mirror Gallery, Viecenza, Italy.
'26 Prints', Eames Fine Art gallery, London.
'Water, Paper, Paint', RWS, Bankside gallery, London.
London Art Fair, Eames Fine Art gallery, Buisness Design Centre, London.
'Discovering Samuel Palmer', Eames Fine Art gallery, London.
2016 'Personal Relations', The Cello Factory, London.
'Mini Picture Show' Bankside Gallery, London.
'London a sense of place', RWS, Bankside Gallery, London.
'The London Group Annual', The Cello Factory, London.
'Shakespeare: A Celebration', Bankside Gallery and The Globe, London.
'Marche D' Acqua', invited artist, Fabriano Watercolour Competition, Museo Della Carta, Fabriano, Italy.
'The London Original Print Show', Eames Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
'Made in Colour', RWS, Bankside gallery, London.
'Chelsea Staff', Triangle gallery, Chelsea College of Art, London.
'Regency Launch', The Strand Gallery, London.
'New Work', Eames gallery, London.
2015/16 'Mini Picture Show', Bankside gallery, London.
2015 'Alignments', Espacio Gallery, London.
'Watercolour Journeys', RWS, Bankside Gallery, London.
The London Group Open 2015, Cello Factory, London.
'Off the Wall', Bankside Gallery, London.
'A5', Lumbomirov-Easton Gallery, Art - Athina, Faijorn Pavilion, Athens.
'Watercolour Etc', RWS Bankside Gallery, London.
'Contemporary Watercolour Competition', RWS BankSide Gallery, London.
'Limited Editions', Lubomirov-Easton Gallery, London.
'Magna Carta', Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln.
'Borderline', curated by Laurence Noga, C&C Gallery, London.
2014 'Discerning Eye', selected by Simon Martin, Mall Galleries, London.
APT Open Studios, guest artist, London.
'Colour and Otherness', curated by John Crossley, Grace Teshima Gallery, Paris.
'David Bomberg to Paula Rego', Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton.
'A5', Lumbomirov-Easton Gallery, Art Athina 2014, Athens.
'Drawing to Making' parts one and two, 16 artists curated by John Crossley, Clarendon Studios, London.
'London', Cello Factory, London.
2013 'Conversations' 11 artists curated by John Crossley, Clarendon Studios, London.
The Discerning Eye 2013, Mall Galleries, London.
Pushing Print, The Pie Factory Gallery and Margate Gallery, Margate.
+100, Cello Factory, London.
Ludlow Open, The Harley Centre, Shropshire.
The London Group, Open 2013, Cello Factory, London.
The London Group at 100, Mottisfont, Hampshire.
The London Group, Centenary Exhibition, Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing, London.
2012 Open Show, CGP, London.
The London Group, Member’s exhibition at The Cello Factory, London
Bicha Gallery at Stockholm, Singapore and New York Art Fair.
Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition 2012, London.
'Territories and Boundaries', Kensington and Chelsea College, London.
Bicha Gallery, London.
'Beyond The Shadow' 5 Artists, curated by John Crossley and Laurence Noga, APT Gallery, London.
2011 The London Group, Open 2011, Cello Gallery, London.
Bicha Gallery at Toronto Art fair and Chicago Art Fair, at the AAF, Singapore, Milan, Brussels and New York.
'The Invisible Line', Piers Feetham Gallery, London.
2010 The London Group, members exhibition, Cello Factory, London.
Bicha Gallery at the AAF, Brussels, Bristol, Amsterdam & Singapore.
'Line, Form and Colour', Bicha Gallery in association with the OXO Gallery, London.
2009 The Menier Gallery, London.
'Drawings' Morley Gallery London.
2008 The London Group, 95th Anniversary, Menier Gallery, London.
Mauger Modern Art, Bath.
'Small Works' Highgate Gallery, London.
2007 Bridge Art Fair, London.
The London Group Open, Menier Gallery, London.
Mauger Modern Art, Bath.
2006 'Small is beautiful', Flowers Central, London.
'Sanctuary', St Patrick's Church, Soho Square, London.
'PArt 2', Sassoon Galley, London.
'The London Group, Bankside Gallery, London.
'Colour Matters', Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, Lancashire.
'Artsway Open 05', Artsway, Sway, Hampshire.
2005 'Sefton Open', The Atkinson Gallery, Southport.
'Sketch 2005', Rabley Contemporary Drawing Centre, Wiltshire and Seven Seven Contemporary Art, London.
'Sculptural Possibilities', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield.
The London Group, Bankside Gallery, London.
'Commonground', Artsway, Sway, Hampshire.
2004 'Drawing The Line', Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham.
'Winter Show', Gallery Duncan Terrace, London.
'Sefton Open', The Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport.
'Contemporary Drawing 04', Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth, Gloustershire.
'Small Works', Highgate Gallery, London.
The Chocolate Factory, The Menier Gallery, London.
'Four at the The Walk', The Walk Gallery, London, with Clive Burton, C.Morey de Morand and Neil Weerdmeester.
'View', Artsway, Sway, Hampshire.
2003 'Blue', The Chink in the Wall Gallery, North Lincolnshire.
'Sefton Open', The Atkinson Gallery, Southport.
'Works on Paper', The Cafe Gallery projects, London.
The Gallery in Cork St., London.
The London Group, The Woodlands Art Gallery, London.
'Land', Artsway, Sway, Hampshire.
2002 Trinity Gallery, Kent.
2001 Woodlands Open, The Woodlands Art Gallery, London.
The Woodlands Art Gallery, London.
The Stark Gallery, London.
1999 The London Group, The Maltings, Farnham, Surrey.
1997 'The Art Experience', The Atrium Gallery, London.
Alan Baxter Associates Gallery, London.
'11' The London Group, Bedford Hill Gallery, London.
'Corporate Art', Gallery Duncan Terrace, London.
'Summer Show', Gallery Duncan Terrace, London.
1996 1st Group Show, The Cut Gallery, London.
The London Group, Lethaby Gallery, London.
1995 The London Group Biennial 1995 Open Exhibition, Barbican Centre, London.
'Seeing Believing', Watermans Art Centre, Middlesex and Small Mansions Gallery, London.
1994 The London Instituite Gallery, London.
'Works on Paper', Morley Gallery, London.
1993 Invited Artists, Morley Gallery, London.
The London Group, 80th Anniversary Open, Barbican Centre, London.
1992 The London Group, Morely Gallery, London.
'Constructions', Im Schlossi Grachwil, Berne, Switzerland.
1991 Doswald Interior, Zug, Switzerland.
'Image in Sculpture', Poole Art Centre, Dorset and Maltings Gallery, Farnham, Surrey.
1990 'Self Portraits', Cafe Gallery, London.
Galeria Trinta, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
1989 'Third Dimension', Watermans Art Centre, Middlesex.
The London Group, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.
1988 'Presentations 1988', Curwen Gallery, London.
Eastend Open Studios, London.
'The Day Book', Gardener Centre, Brighton, Rye and Edinburgh.
The London Group, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.
1987 Windsor Art Gallery, Berkshire.
Bede Gallery, Jarrow.
'Leyton Acme Artist', The Show Room, London.
'8x8', Curwen Gallery, London.
'The Day Book', Smiths Gallery, London.
The London Group, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.
1986 'Side by Side', British Council Tour, Malaysia, Thialand, Honk Kong and Singapore.
'The Triangle Show', Smiths Gallery, London.
'Coloured Sculptures', Stoke on Trent City Museum and Art Gallery.
James Hockey Gallery, Farnham, Surrey.
Hampstead Artists 1946-86, Camden Arts Centre, London.
International Contemporary Arts Fair, Vanessa Devereux Gallery, London.
1985 'Constructed Images', Crawford Arts Centre, St Andrews, Scotland.
'Coloured Consructions', Curwen Gallery, London.
'Collection 85', Silvermine Centre for the Arts, Conneticut, USA.
'The Triangle Show', Pine Plains, New York State, USA.
Contemporary Art Auction, Air Gallery, London.
1984 The Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
Art for Offices, London.
1983 Leicestershire Exhibition, Beaumanor Hall, Leicester.
'Works for Commission', The Minories, Colchester.
Parnham House, Selected by Moira Kelly, Dorset.
1982 'Coloured Constructions', Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.
Southill Parks Arts Centre, Bracknell.
Small Works, Morely Gallery, London.
Ceolfrith Gallery Collections, Sunderland.
1981 The London Group, South London Art Gallery, London.
'F.A.C.T', Camden Arts Centre, London.
Summer Show, Moira Kelly Fine Art, London.
1980 'Painted Constructions', ICA, London.
1979 The London Group, Morely Gallery, London.
1978 The London Group, Royal College of Art, London.
'Signatures', Camden Arts Centre, London.
1977 The London Group, Camden Arts Centre, London.
1976 'Summer Joys', Sculpture in the Open, Tavistock Square, Waterlow Park and Polytechnic of Central London.
Kingston upon Thames Summer Arts Festival, Surrey.
1975 Directory of Artists, Space Open Studios, Wapping, London.
Sculpture at Greenwich, London.
'Young London Sculptors', Waterlow Park, Tavistock Square and Camberley Arts Centre, Surrey.

Commissions

Unilever PLC, London.

Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge.

Collections

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Picasso Museum, Paris.

Royal Watercolour Society.

London Borough of Camden.

Unilever PLC, London.

Leicestershire Education Authority.

Sunderland Arts Centre.

Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge.

Rochdale Art Gallery.

Triangle Arts Association.

Private Collections: Belguim, France, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and USA.

Catalouges and Essays

'Sixty Four', Solo Show, Cello Factory, London.

'26 Prints', Eames Fine Art Gallery, London.

'Discovering Samuel Palmer', Eames Fine Art Gallery, London.

Discerning Eye 2013, London.

Ludlow Open, Shropshire.

London Group 2013-1978.

Bridge Art Fair. London.

'In To The Light' Bicha Gallery, London.

'Tales and Random Truths', Blüthners Piano Centre. Essay Rebecca Bergese.

'The Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945, pub 2004 by Art Dictionaries Ltd.

'The Year Book' The London Group, 2003, introduction by William Feaver.

'Inside Out' Start Gallery, Start Gallery, London 1999.

New Paintings, Essay Michael White.

The Milton Gallery, London. Essay Sacha Craddock, 1996.

'Seeing Believing' Watermans Arts Centre and Small Mansions Gallery, 1995.

'Interwoven States' Oriel Gallery Mold, North Wales, 1980.

'Third Dimension' Watermans Arts Centre, 1989.

'Leyton Acme Artists' The Show Room Gallery, London, 1997.

'Side by Side' British Council Tour of the Far East.

Essay Mary Beaumont, 1986-7.

'Coloured Sculptures' Stoke on Trent Museum and Art Gallery.

Essay discussion between Robert Russell and Stuart Morgan, 1986.

Hampstead Artists 1946-86, Camden Arts Centre, 1986.

'Off The Wall' Rochdale Art Gallery, Lancashire.

Essay Mary Rose Beaumont, 1985.

'Constructed Images' Crawford Arts Centre, St Andrews, Scotland.

Essay Michael Tooby, 1985.

'Coloured Constructions' Curwen Gallery, London.

Essay Marina Vaizey.

'Coloured Consructions' Ikon Gallery and Southill Park, Bracknell.

Essay William Packer, 1982-3.

'Painted Constructions ICA, London.

Essay Sandy Nairne, 1980.

Director of Artists, Space Open Studios, 1975.

Sculpture at Greenwich, 1975.