Solo Exhibitions

Pictures at an African Exhibition- 

The Kennedy Center, Washington DC, January 2019

Featured concert and one day installation of visual arts on the Millennium Stage

with Darryl Yokley & the Sound Reformation

Pictures at an African Exhibition-

The Philadelphia Museum of Art-  Philadelphia, November 2018

Featured concert and one day installation of visual arts 

with Darryl Yokley & the Sound Reformation

The Philadelphia Museum of Art-  Philadelphia, January 2017

Featured concert and one day installation of visual arts 

with Darryl Yokley & the Sound Reformation.

 

Amsterdam Whitney, Chelsea, New York  March 2012
Carnival Village, The Tabernacle Notting Hill London, September 2010
Bernie Grant Arts Centre ACLT Exhibition London, May 2008
Red Gate Gallery, Coldharbour Lane, London November 30th-Dec 6th 2007
Studio Twelve Gallery, Helsingborg Sweden, November 2004
Chats Palace, London, April 19-29th 2003
The Questors Theatre, Mattock Lane, Ealing London W5, May 15th to 24th 2003
Ealing Central Library, Broadway Centre, London W5, February 2003
Satay Bar, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton London SW2, Sept  2002
David E Noel The Oval Theatre, Kennington, London, 1999
Ealing Central Library, Broadway Centre, London W5, 1992
Ealing Central Library, Broadway Centre, London W5, 1991

Group Exhibitions

Caribbean Fine Art Fair (CaFa) Bridgetown, Barbados -March 2021

Borough of Ealing Art Trail (BEAT) London 2019 6-8/13-15th Sept 2019

'Unfold' Espacio Gallery, Bethnal Green, London Jan 30th- Feb 11th- 2018

'What it is to be me' Elizabeth James Gallery, London- April 2017

Peace Project’s Touring Exhibition 2015-

- Affair of the Arts, Culver City, CA September 19th & 20th 2015

Amsterdam Whitney, Chelsea, New York  September-2015

Art in Mind- Absolution- Brick Lane Gallery, London- January 22- Feb 1st, 2015 

'The Art of Carnival' W3 Gallery, Acton, London July 2014

Welshore Community Hub, Ealing, London Jan, 2014

 

Peace, Love, and Understanding - Peace Project’s Touring Exhibition 2013-

- Affair of the Arts, Culver City, CA September 21st & 22nd 2013

- Art Zone 461, October 5th -- San Francisco, CA

- 29 Pieces October 12th, Dallas, TX

- Landmark Arts Building, November 7th Chelsea, New York

- The Whole 9 Gallery, November 23rd Culver City, CA

 

The Peace Project’s“ Make Peace” international touring exhibition-
Group mosaic featuring Whole9 artists.

- Deep Ellum Artwalk in Dallas, Texas, USA  Sept 2012

- October 6- Landmark Arts Building, Chelsea, New York

- October 13 - The Whole 9 Gallery, 3830 Main Street, Culver City, California

- November 2- Gallery Expo in conjunction with Long Beach First Fridays

- December 1-2 Showcase Gallery, Santa Ana, California

- December 8-9 Art4All People, Malibu, CA

- February 2013- Swam gallery, 560 Second Stree, Oakland, CA


'Matrix of Conceptualisation' Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, Chelsea, New York. March to April 2012
Gallery M New York -49 Bogart st., #26, Brooklyn, New York, 11206 (Bushwick Open Studios) June 2011
A. Jain Marunouchi Gallery 24 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019, May 2011
Gallery One Group Show  Artsway.co.uk, 2001
Gallery One Group show  Artway.co.uk, 2000
Reflections  Brixton Art Gallery, 1993
Absolute Freedom  Uxbridge Central Library, Middlesex, 1993
From Where I Stand  Brixton Art Gallery, London, 1992
New Frontiers  Brixton Art Gallery, London, 1992

Commissions & public work

 

Mural: St Raphaels Wellbeing Centre, London Borough of Brent & Mindspray (2021)

Mural: Rise of the Phoenix- Commission by Phoenix FTA Environmental Consultancy London (2019) 

Paintings for the Ealing Hospital NHS Trust St Bernards Wing (Windermere Ward)
Illustrations for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) school design publication
'Client Guide to Developing School Buildings' 2007
21 Century Schools Journal - Newsletter (issue 5 volume 2) 2007



Teaching/Workshop Experience

The Powerhouse, a London based charity providing services for women with learning difficulties (2012)
Groundswell Public Mural Project- Washington Heights New York (2008)
Harembee Family Centre, Hammersmith (2005)
NSPCC Grove House Family Centre Fulham, London (2004)
Participation in several workshops for the Brixton Artist Collective, London during group exhibitions (1992-93)

Publications

 

Together for Our Planet - An Occhi Arts & Entertainment Collaboration with Phoenix FTA showcasing artwork produced in response to the COP26 Environmental Summit (2021) 

Peace Project 2013 - Official Exhibition Publication by Whole9 Artists

Make Peace 2012 - Official Exhibition Publication by Whole9 Artists

Untold Gold- AACDD Publication for the London Design Festival 2012

Shades of Black: Assembling Black Arts in 1980s Britain 2005

Recordings: a select bibliography of contemporary African, Afro-Caribbean and Asian British art 1996

 

Conferences & Public events

Caribbean Fine Art Fair (CaFa) Bridgetown, Barbados -March 2021

Pictures at an African Exhibition- The Kennedy Center, Washington DC, January 2019

Featured concert and one-day installation of visual arts with Darryl Yokley & the Sound Reformation

The Philadelphia Museum of Art-  Philadelphia, January 2017

Darryl Yokley & the Sound Reformation- a fusion of music and visual arts celebrating African music and culture

Ealing Jazz Festival, London July 2014

RAW: Natural Born Artists 93 Feet East, Brick Lane, London July 2014

London Borough of Ealing Pop Up Shop initiative Dec 2013 to Jan 2014 

AACDD Untold Gold design exhibition at Bargehouse Oxo Tower South Bank London Sept 2012

(part of the London Design Festival)
Mayor of London Black History Month two day event at Wembley Conference Centre Oct 2003
NSPCC - Grove House Family Centre weekend event Oct 2003
African Caribbean Art Fair Anna House, London 1992

 

Curatorial experience

Occhi Contemporary Art Gallery exhibitions include:

  • Despina Symeou: Not Just For The Bedroom (Oct 2021)

  • Pantea Mahrou: Serenity Behind A Persian Fortress (Sept 2021)

  • Kerry Zacharia: London in Different Dimensions (July/Aug 2021)

Together For Our Planet - Art exhibition and 2021 publication 

Inspired by the UK Creative Earth Competition. Occhi Arts and Entertainment in collaboration with environmental consultancy Phoenix FTA Limited invited young artists from around the world to creatively engage with key topics of concern at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow.

 

The Association of African American Museum Conference -Museum Pedagogy: Informing and Educating Through A Parallel Delivery of Arts, Media and Mentorship – The Association of African American Museum Conference Aug 2021 – Collaboration with Grace & Graffiti & Kishan Munroe

 

Caribbean Fine Art Fair event: Covid in a Post Digital Covid World - 2021

In collaboration with CaFA, Grace & Graffiti, and Occhi Arts & Entertainment

Architectural Solutions for a Changing Health Sector 

-Touring exhibition showcasing architectural designs by British Architects-

RIBA Portland Place, London and The Tea Factory Liverpool  - 2010

 

Resolution -Architectural solutions for a changing higher education sector in the UK 

RIBA London, Newcastle University and Liverpool University  2009

 

Distinction by Design: Showcasing the quality and diversity of architectural design

for the higher education sector in the UK  - RIBA London 2007

 

Absolute Freedom -A group exhibition featuring artwork by west London artists

Uxbridge Central Library, Middlesex, 1993

David Emmanuel Noel- Face of Fusion