“Miss Havisham’s Dress’ has been selected for the 206th R.I. Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London which will run from 6-21 April.R.I. Exhibition at the Mall Galleries

Painting at the R.I.
Painting selected for the RI exhibition 2018 at the Mall Galleries, London

‘Miss Havisham’s Dress’ has been pre-selected by the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London.

R.I pre-selection

‘Out of the Wardrobe’ has found a new home after being sold at the NOA17 private  view last night. The exhibition is very well curated, with a great variety of work and spreads over several floors of the fabulous Bargehouse Oxo tower wharf, which is an ideal setting for the show.

Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf Southbank London | 17 – 26 November 2017




Looking forward to being part of 21st National Open Art Exhibition at the Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf Southbank London | 17 – 26 November 2017

FREE ADMISSION Open daily 11am – 6pm (Closes 3pm 17 & 23 Nov)

#NationalOpenArt says:-

“Highlights of this free ten-day exhibition event include:

Groundbreaking new artwork from the winners and shortlisted entrants of NOA’s 21st National Open Art Competition – a true reflection of the UK and Ireland’s top artistic talent – exhibited across nine main gallery spaces at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf.

# Works by Damien Hirst, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Cornelia Parker, Gavin Turk, Sir Peter Blake and 14 other internationally acclaimed artists, in the Turkish Tulips Exhibition Portfolio. Housed in the Tulip Gallery and curated by Young British Artist and NOA Vice-President Gavin Turk, this is a spectacle not to be missed.

# The House of Fairytales – a one-of-a-kind immersive experience for children and adults. They’ll be screening their award-winning documentary feature film, Most Likely to Succeed, about the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods on Saturday 25th November. And throughout Sunday 26th, children will be able to make their own film for the House of Fairytales cinema – just book a ticket on Eventbrite and drop in to enjoy this unique creative experience.With all this plus five artists in residence in the Open Art Studio and more attractions to be announced, this is sure to be one of the highlights of the year’s art events calendar.

Entry to the exhibition is free, so come and enjoy a wonderful array of creative and artistic inspiration from the 17 to 26 November at the Bargehouse in London’s Oxo Tower.”



Very pleased to hear that ‘Out of the Wardrobe’ will be staying out of the wardrobe for a bit longer as it has been selected for the National Open Art show at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower in Novermber. More details to follow nearer the time. Many thanks to everyone who voted for it in the #WorldArtVote

“Out of the Wardrobe’ has been shortlisted for the National open art competition 2017, and therefore eligible for the ‘World art Vote’ – please click this link to vote if you like it!Please vote here – World art vote

still life painting mixed media
oil, gesso, image transfer on canvas

oil, gesso, image transfer on canvas

Aurelia's dress top 12
Aurelia’s dress was voted one of the top 12  paintings  by visitors to the  Salon des Refuses exhibition – many thanks to all who voted.

I shall be taking part in a group show – Salon des Refusés 1-4 June 2017
at Candid Arts Trust, 3-5 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V 1NQ

Do come along if you are in the area – should be fun!

Salon des Refusés
Salon des Refusés

I’m taking part in a group show at the Menier gallery from Tuesday 23rd until Saturday 27th May for a very worthwhile cause Elephant in the Room exhibition



I’m taking part in the the Artists’ Open house event again this month . It’s on  this weekend only :- 20-21 May from 11am to 6pm . Details here – http://dulwichfestival.co.uk/artists-open-house/suzsi-corio/

If you can’t make it but would like to know prices or to go on the mailing list,  do  send a message via the contact form.

Artists' open house flyer
Artists’ open house