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- Monbusho Research Scholar: Kyoto University of Arts, Japan
- M.A. (Painting): Chelsea School of Art, London
- B.A. Hons Fine Art: The University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

selected group exhibitions

2023 - Hearse House: Heritage Open Day, the Hearse House, Ninebanks, UK
  - Right Here, Right Now, Ex-Libris Gallery, Newcastle, UK
2022 - Drawing 2022, Hill End Art Gallery, Hill End, NSW, Australia
2020 - Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020, Drawing Projects UK, & tour, UK
  - Sian Bowen - After Hortus Malabaricus: Sensing & Presencing Rare Plants,
  Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh: including a series of   collaborative works by Sian Bowen, Christopher Jones & Daniel Laskarin
2018 - Folding Islands, Drawing Boundaries, AUB installation at the British Pavillion,
   Venice Biennale for Architecture, Italy
  - Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London & tour, UK
  - WAC Awards 2018, Wells Art Contemporary, Bishop's Palace, Wells, UK
  - Postcards to the End, The End Festival, Sacred Heart Church, Hill End, Australia
  - Beyond Words: Transmediating Murakami Haruki, Newcastle University
2015 - Paper, Table Wall & After 2, Taiwan National University of Arts, Taiwan
  - A Foreign Encounter, Galerie FOE 156, Munich, Germany
2014 - Paper, Table Wall & After 1, Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2013 - Marmite Prize for Painting IV, Central Art Gallery, Ashton under Lyne;
  Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow School of Art; Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge;
  The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art; the Tannery, London
2012 - REGROUPING, BendInTheRiver, Gainsborough & Sheffield, UK 
  - Bite: Artists Making Prints, Mall Galleries, London, UK
2009 - NUPrint, Ex-Libris Gallery, Newcastle, UK
  - Collage, Ex-Libris Gallery, Newcastle, UK
2007 - International Invitation Exhibition, 8th. Shinsaimdang Festival, Gangneung City
  Art Museum, Korea            
  - Cheoram Mural Project, Cheoram, Korea
2006 - Inaugural exhibition, Ex-Libris Gallery, UK
2004 - JMNEWVIEWS, rural community locations, Northumberland, UK
2003 - Re-Time, Seoul National University, Korea
2001 - Printmaking Revisited, Queens Hall Art Centre, Hexham, UK
  - End of Year Show, Elm Hill Contemporary Art, Norwich, UK
2000 - Gravity: 4 Painters, Woodlands Art Gallery, London
  - Ark 2000, Café Gallery Projects at Dilston Grove, London
1999 - Cheltenham Drawing Open, Pittville Gallery, Cheltenham, UK & tour to Berlin
  - In—Cubo, Piazza SS Annunziato, AAC, Florence, Italy
1998 - Distinctive Visions, E1 Gallery at Diorama, London
  - Marja-Liisa Maki Pentilla Invitation, Lapinlhati Art Museum, Finland
1996 - Artlanta, King Plow Art Centre, Atlanta, USA and Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, UK
1995 - COE 95, Claremorris, County Mayo, Eire
  - Dimensione Europa, Galleria del Circola ILVA, Taranto, Italy
1994 - Building Bridges: 10 Artists from Great Britain, Warhol Museum of Modern Art,
  Medzilaborce, & tour to Liptovsky Mikulas & Bratislava, Slovakia
1993 - Group 60+8, SVU, Bratislava, Slovakia
  - Kunst I Uldspinderiet, Group Tolerance, Ringkøbing, Denmark
1992 - Tri Krat G.B., Galleria Gerulata, Bratislava, Slovakia
  - Ochsenkelter, Metzingen, Germany
1991 - Osaka International Print Triennale, Mydome, Osaka, Japan
1988 - Kyoto University of Arts Annual, Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto, Japan
1986 - Nominations, Art Now, London
1985 - The Artist's Travels, Art Now, London
  - Cumbrian Connections, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, UK
1983 - Northern Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
1982 - John Moores 13, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

solo exhibitions

2023 - Rearranging the Dust, Art Spot Korin, Kyoto, Japan
- Unmonumental: For the Silo 2, Siloen, Union Scene, Drammen, Norway
- For the Silo, Studio Kura Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan
  - Between the Hour & the Age, BRAG, Bathurst, NSW, Australia; Jean Bellette Gallery,
- Hill End, NSW, Australia; Drammens Bibilotheke, Drammen, Norway
- In-Between, Daiwa Japan House Gallery, Daiwa Foundation, London
- Erasure, Woosukhall Art Gallery, Seoul National University, Korea
  - Trace-Retrace 2, Main Gallery, Northern Print, Newcastle upon Tyne
2006 - Residue, Art Space A1, Nagoya, Japan
  - Trace-Retrace, Kyoto Arts Centre, Japan
2004 - Postscript, Kunstverein Galerie Am Markt, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
2000 - Index, Galleria Z, Bratislava, Slovakia
1998 - Spuren—Traces, Kunsthalle Servas, Rodalben, Germany
1995 - EPO Gallery, Munich
1994 - Difficult Rhymes, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
1992 - The Small Hours, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
  - From a Foreign Window, Reg Vardy Arts Foundation, Sunderland
1990 - Frozen by Distance, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry
1989 - Tamura Gallery, Tokyo
  - Tanaka Gallery, Osaka
1988 - Harding House, Lincoln
1987 - In Residence, School of Fine Art Gallery, Hull
1985 - Paintings & Collages, Nottingham University Art Gallery

residencies & fellowships

- UnionScene artist-in-residence, Drammen, Norway
- Studio Kura resident artist, Fukuoka, Japan
- Bundanon Trust Residency Programme, Bundanon, NSW, Australia
- Asem Duo Fellow, Seoul National University, Korea
- Bursary Artist: Northern Print, Newcastle, UK
- Guest Artist: Kyoto Arts Centre, Japan
- Openshaw Printmaking Residency: Lowick House, Ulverston, UK
- Artist-in-Residence: School of Fine Art, HCHE, Hull, UK
- Fellow in Fine Art: Gloucestershire CAT, Cheltenham, UK

curatorial projects and placements for international artists at newcastle university

2018 - Beyond Words: Transmediating Murakami Haruki, Newcastle University (curator)
2015/16 - Programmed 19 student, staff, PhD and international artist's shows for the
  Ex-Libris Gallery in the School of Arts & Cultures, Newcastle University, UK
2001 - Lisa McCosh, Australia, funded by Victoria Arts
1997 - Smitha Cariappa, India, funded by the Commonwealth Foundation
1995 - Ravi Shankar, India, funded by Charles Wallace Foundation
  - Jagdeesh, India, funded by Newcastle University Visiting Fellows Scheme
  - Viktor Hulik, Slovakia, funded by Newcastle University Visiting Fellows Scheme
1994/95 - Building Bridges - 10 Artists from Gt. Britain, exhibition tour of Slovakia,
1994 - New Perspectives—Slovakia (Co-curator):
  Artists from the Gerulata Group, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
Contemporary Slovak Applied Art, Design Works, Gateshead
Torso - Slovak photography, Design Works, Gateshead
Ex-libris, Durham University Library
Student work from the Bratislava Academy, Long Gallery, Newcastle
1992 - Jürgen Faust & Iso Wagner, Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham, (Co-curator)


2023 - Great Britian Sasakawa Foundation Award
2011 - Hill End Residency Award, BRAG & Arts NSW
2008 - Daiwa Foundation Small Grant
2007 - Northern Print Bursary
  - Asem Duo Fellowship to Seoul, Korea
2006 - Arts & Humanities Research Council Award
  - Arts Council England Grant for the Arts
2004 - Arts Council England Grant for the Arts
1998 - Northern Arts Award
1997 - Rootstein Hopkins Foundation Award
1996 - Northern Arts Award
1995 - British Council Visitorship to Delhi, Madras & Trivandrum, India
1994 - Openshaw Printmaking Residency Award
19987/89 - Monbusho Scholarship to Japan
1984 - Boise Scholarship to Spain


Chris Dorsett: Becoming an artist-in-residence: the ‘mobilities’ of Christopher Jones
catalogue essay, Unmonumental, Northern Print, 2013
Meri Nikula: Entering a Space, catalogue essay, Unmonumental, Northern Print, 2013
IhnBeom Lee: Erasure, catalogue essay, Northern Print, 2007
Gavin Robson, Remaking the Past, catalogue essay, Trace-Retrace, Northern Print 2007
Hiroyuki & Hitoko Suzuki, and Madoka Moriguchi & Dagmar Pachtner, Conversations for Trace-
exhibition catalogue, Northern Print, 2007
Suzanne Gerber, Sauberhafte Poesie, Häller Tagblatt, June 2004
Hans Heinem: Spuren-Traces, Die Rheinphalz, 10 March 1998
Johannes Sellbel: Ein Postmoderner Fensterbauer, Suddeutsche Zeitung, 10 March 1998
Leonard Emmerling: Deja vu, transcript of lecture at Kunsthalle Servas, 6 March 1998
Roger Wollen: Artlanta, Contemporary Art, Summer 1996
Anjali Sircar: Monumental Canvases, the Hindu, 17 December 1995
Ludmilla Droppova: 26th. International Symposium of Painting, catalogue essay, 1995
John Milner: catalogue essay, Difficult Rhymes, 1994
Vicki Charnock: catalogue introduction, Difficult Rhymes
Gavin Robson: From the Small Hours, catalogue essay, 1992
William Varley: Frozen by Distance, catalogue essay, 1990, Lanchester Gallery
Nicholas Alfrey: Paintings & Collages, catalogue essay, Nottingham University, 1985