Selected Group Exhibitions

1935 - 43*

Society of Scottish Artists, Edinburgh


Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

1942 - 99*

Newlyn Society of Artists

1942 - 49*

St Ives Society of Artists


The Moderns, Castle Inn, St Ives

1945 - 46

St Ives Society of Artists, travelling exhibition in UK and South Africa

1945 - 47*

Modern Artists, Downings Gallery, St Ives


Redfern Gallery, London, summer exhibition


Living Artists, National Gallery of Scotland


Crypt Group, St Ives

1949 - 99*

Penwith Society of Arts, St Ives


Fifteen Artists (St Ives), Heals, London


British Abstract Art,  Gimpel Fils, London


Abstract Art, AIA London


Danish, British and American Abstract Artists, Riverside  Museum, New York


St Ives Festival Exhibition, Penwith Society


The Mirror and the Square, New Burlington Galleries, London


WIAC Exhibition, RBA Galleries, London (invited artist)


Contemporary Artists, Chapel House, Penzance


International watercolour exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, New York


Artists of Fame and Promise, Leicester Galleries, London


British Painting and Sculpture, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London


Art from the South West, Arts Council touring exhibition


Seven Scottish Artists, Scottish Arts Council touring exhibition


Annual exhibition, City Art Gallery, Bradford


Abstract Art 2, Milan (invited artist)


AIA Gallery, London, Summer Exhibition

1958 - 60*

Waddington Gallery, London, 1st house exhibition


Painters from Cornwall, Plymouth City Art Gallery


Tenth Anniversary of the Penwith Society of Art, Arts Council  touring exhibition


Contemporary Scottish Artists, SAC touring exhibition in Canada


International exhibition of works in gouache, New York


British Watercolours, Waddington Gallery, London (tour to Sweden)


Waddington Gallery, London, summer exhibition


Pictures for Schools, Royal College of Art Gallery, London


Five Artists, Peterloo Gallery, Manchester


WIAC Exhibition, Whitechapel Art Gallery (invited artist)


Summer exhibition, Axiom Gallery, London


Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh


Bear Lane Gallery, Oxford


Paintings 1940-1949, SAC touring Edinburgh


Helen Sutherland Collection, Arts Council touring exhibition


Plymouth Society of Art, annual exhibition (invited artist)

1973 - 96*

Wills Lane Gallery, St Ives

1973 - 76*

Artists' Market, Covent Garden, London


British Artists of the 60s, The Tate Gallery, London


Artists from South West Regions, Artists' Market, London


Cornwall 1940-55, New Art Centre, London


Scottish Paintings and Watercolours, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


Painters in parallel, SAC (festival exhibition)


Westward TV Open Art (touring exhibition)

1979 - 99*

New Craftsmen Gallery, St Ives


Contemporary Art Society exhibition, Sothebys Edinburgh (festival)


St. Ives Summer Festival Exhibition, Penwith Galleries, St. Ives


Newlyn Society of Artists, Galerie Artica, Cuxhaven, Germany


Contemporary Art from Scotland, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh (SAC tour)


Scottish Artists, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


Art from Cornwall, Galerie Artica, Cuxhaven


Homage to Herbert Read, University of Kent, Canterbury


St Ives 1939-64, The Tate Gallery, London


St Ives, Michael Parkin Gallery, London


Forty years of Modern Art, The Tate Gallery, London


Aspects of Landscape, SAC touring exhibition


The Modern Spirit, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


Looking West, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Royal College of Art,




The Experience of Landscape, Arts Council touring exhibition


The Scottish Painters Abroad, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


Post War British Abstract Art, Austin/Desmond, London


Freeing the Spirit, Contemporary Scottish Abstraction, Crawford Arts Centre, St Andrews


Some of the Moderns, Belgrave Gallery, London


Post-War British Art, Austin Desmond Fine Art, London


A Century of Art in  Cornwall 1889 - 1989, The County Museum and Art Gallery, Truro, Cornwall


Song of the Sea, Dundee Museum and Art Gallery


20th Century Scottish Paintings, The Scottish Gallery, London


40 Years at the Penwith, Penwith Society, St. Ives


St Ives, Beaux Arts, Bath Festival


Scottish Art since 1900, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh and tour to Barbican Art Gallery, London


Scottish Art 1900 - 1990, The Scottish Gallery, London


Festival of Fifty-One, Arts Council Collection, touring exhibition


Three Generations of Scottish Painters, Beaux Arts, Bath Festival


Some of the Moderns, Belgrave Gallery, London


Scottish Drawing, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


St Ives, Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London


Directions Near and Far, William Jackson Gallery, London


The Winter Seen, William Jackson Gallery, London


Contemporary Painters and Sculptors from Cornwall,  Royal West of England Academy, Bristol


150 Years Festival Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


New Beginnings, Postwar British Art, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art


Tate St. Ives, Collection


St. Ives, Montpelier Studio


Art '94, London, Art First


British Abstract Paintings, Flowers East, London


Painters Prints,, Curwen Gallery, London


New Academy Gallery Contemporary Prints, Coach House Gallery, Guernsey


Cornwall, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


Tate St. Ives; Collection


Porthmeor Beach: A Century of Images, Tate St Ives


100 Years Context & Continuity,  Newlyn Art Gallery:


A Cornish Midsummer, Royal West of England Academy; in collaboration with the Penwith Society, St Ives


Cornwall, New Academy Gallery, London


Strongly Recommended, Art First, London


William Gear Friends Past & Present, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery


Summer Exhibition, The Scottish gallery, Edinburgh


Christmas Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


Art Miami, International Art Fair, with Art First, London


Art '96, Contemporary Art Fair, London, with Art First


Tate St. Ives, Collection


Art '97, Contemporary Art Fair, London, with Art First


Three Years On!, Art First, London


RSW, Edinburgh, Critics Choice


The 50s Works, British Council Collection touring Cyprus and France


Tate St. Ives, Collection


Summer Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


Art ‘98, London Contemporary Art Fair, with Art First


20th Century British Art Fair, London, with Art First


Henley Arts Festival, Henley on Thames, with Art First


Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition, London


Displays 1997-8, Tate, St. Ives


Curwen Print Makers, Curwen Gallery, London


Royal Scottish Academy (RSA), Edinburgh


Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW), Edinburgh


Liberation and Tradition – Scottish Art 1875 – 1963,  Aberdeen Art Gallery and McManus Gallery, Dundee


Art ’99, Contemporary Art Fair, with Art First, London


Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London


Starting a Collection I, Art First, London


20th Century British Art Fair, London , with Art First


Art 2000, Contemporary Art Fair, with Art First, London


Starting a Collection II, Art First, London


Art 20/21 British Art Fair, London, with Art First


Art First in Print, Art First, London


New Work from Scotland, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames


Eigse, Carlow Arts Festival, Ireland


Art First at 10, London


St. Ives in the 60s, Tate St.Ives


20/21 British Art Fair, London, with Art First


The Colourist Connection, McManus Gallery, Dundee


Critic’s Choice (Mel Gooding), Newlyn Art Gallery


‘Famous Fifers’, St Andrews Museum


Consider the Lilies – Works from Dundee’s Twentieth Century Art Collection’, Dean Gallery, National Galleries of Scotland, touring to the Flemin/Wyfold Collection, London


‘Artists of Fame and Promise’, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames


ART2007, London art fair, with Art First


20/21C British Art Fair, London, with The Scottish Gallery


Pier Art Centre, Stomness, Orkney


ART 2008 ArtFair, London - Art First


‘Energy in Abstraction: Wilhelmina Barns-Graham & Sandra Blow’, Art First, London

  ‘St Ives Moderns’, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives
  ‘British Abstract Art’, Portland Gallery, London
  ‘Contemporary and Modern Paintings’, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames
2009 ART 2009 ArtFair, London - Art First
  ‘The Edinburgh School of Painting’, Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwall
  ‘Contemporary and Modern Paintings’, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames

St Ives Moderns, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives


Mathematical Beauty: the Science and Art of Form, Gateway Galleries, University of St Andrews


Artist Prints, Waterhouse & Dodd, London

  Collecting Prints, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames
  Quartz Visual Arts Festival, Queens College, Taunton
  Forty Years of Fine Art, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames
2014 A Survey of Works from 1945-1995, Art First @ Art London Art Fair
  Modern Masters III, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
  Modern British & St Ives Exhibition, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives
  Scottish Art Today, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames
  Modern British Heroines, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Rhythms of Land and Sea: an Exhibition Celebrating Orkney, in recognition of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham’s seminal trip to the islands, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh


No Foreign Land: Landscapes from the Fleming Collection, Fleming Collection, London


Five from St Ives: Barns-Graham, Berlin, Frost, Hilton & Wells, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives

2015 Delineations: Drawings at Art First, Art First, London
  * Indicates consecutive annual exhibitions.