Selected Group Exhibitions

1935 - 43*

Society of Scottish Artists, Edinburgh

1941/44/86/88

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

1942 - 99*

Newlyn Society of Artists

1942 - 49*

St Ives Society of Artists

1945

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

1946

Redfern Gallery, London, summer exhibition

 

Living Artists, National Gallery of Scotland

1947/48

Crypt Group, St Ives

1949 - 99*

Penwith Society of Arts, St Ives

1951

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

1952

WIAC Exhibition, RBA Galleries, London (invited artist)

 

Contemporary Artists, Chapel House, Penzance

1953

International watercolour exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, New York

 

Artists of Fame and Promise, Leicester Galleries, London

1954

British Painting and Sculpture, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

 

Art from the South West, Arts Council touring exhibition

1955

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

1960

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)

1963

Waddington Gallery, London, summer exhibition

1964

Pictures for Schools, Royal College of Art Gallery, London

1966

Five Artists, Peterloo Gallery, Manchester

 

WIAC Exhibition, Whitechapel Art Gallery (invited artist)

 

Summer exhibition, Axiom Gallery, London

1968

Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh

 

Bear Lane Gallery, Oxford

1969

Paintings 1940-1949, SAC touring Edinburgh

1971

Helen Sutherland Collection, Arts Council touring exhibition

1972

Plymouth Society of Art, annual exhibition (invited artist)

1973 - 96*

Wills Lane Gallery, St Ives

1973 - 76*

Artists' Market, Covent Garden, London

1977

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

 

Artists from South West Regions, Artists' Market, London

 

Cornwall 1940-55, New Art Centre, London

1978

Scottish Paintings and Watercolours, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

 

Painters in parallel, SAC (festival exhibition)

1979

Westward TV Open Art (touring exhibition)

1979 - 99*

New Craftsmen Gallery, St Ives

1980

Contemporary Art Society exhibition, Sothebys Edinburgh (festival)

 

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

1981

Newlyn Society of Artists, Galerie Artica, Cuxhaven, Germany

1981/83

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

1982

Scottish Artists, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

 

Art from Cornwall, Galerie Artica, Cuxhaven

1984

Homage to Herbert Read, University of Kent, Canterbury

1985

St Ives 1939-64, The Tate Gallery, London

 

St Ives, Michael Parkin Gallery, London

1986

Forty years of Modern Art, The Tate Gallery, London

1987

Aspects of Landscape, SAC touring exhibition

 

The Modern Spirit, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

 

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

 

London

1988

The Experience of Landscape, Arts Council touring exhibition

 

The Scottish Painters Abroad, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

 

Post War British Abstract Art, Austin/Desmond, London

1988/89

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

 

Some of the Moderns, Belgrave Gallery, London

1989

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

1989/90

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

1990

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

1991

St Ives, Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

 

Directions Near and Far, William Jackson Gallery, London

 

The Winter Seen, William Jackson Gallery, London

1992

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

1993

Tate St. Ives, Collection

 

St. Ives, Montpelier Studio

1994

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

1995

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

1996

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

 

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

 

Tate St. Ives, Collection

1997

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

1998

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

1998-2004*

Royal Scottish Academy (RSA), Edinburgh

1998-2004*

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

1999

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

2000

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

2001

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

2002

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

2005

‘Famous Fifers’, St Andrews Museum

2006

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

2007

ART2007, London art fair, with Art First

 

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

 

Pier Art Centre, Stomness, Orkney

2008

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
   
  * Indicates consecutive annual exhibitions.