John William Wells - Fine Artist


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Stowells Trophy, Chenil Galleries, SW3

Royal Academy Summer Shows,London.

Royal Academy Schools Annual Exhibitions,London.

Lord Mayors Art Award, London

Cleveland Drawing Biennale

Laing, Mall Galleries,London.

United Artists, London

Royal Society of British Artists, London

Old Town Art Gallery, Hastings,East Sussex.

Hastings Museum, East Sussex.

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries,  London.

Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries,  London.

Sunday Times Watercolour Competitions, London.

New English Art Club, London.

The Royal Society of Oil Painters, London.

The Spa Gallery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

The Red Leaf Gallery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks, Kent. ( three man show of ten paintings each.)

Institute of East Anglian Artists, Holt, Norfolk.

Gordon Hayes Art Gallery, Swaffham, Norfolk.

Picturecraft Gallery, Holt, Norfolk. ( one man show sectioned off of twenty two interchangeable paintings)

PUBLISHED WORK

Guardian Newspaper, Weekend Review.( oil painting, illustrated and purchased via newspaper.)

Illustrations in County Border Newspapers.(twelve ink drawings.)

Eagle House Development Appeal. (art work designs. )

Eagle House Centenary.( drawings/artwork for printed designs for sports equipment, calendars, wine labels, coffee mugs.)

Caterham School: (artwork for printed designs for leavers’ coffee mugs.)

AWARDS

 

Special Landseer Prize: Figure Composition

 

Special Landseer Prize: Two Paintings of a Head from Life

 

Special Landseer Prize: Painting of a Cast

 

Richard Jack Prize for Portraiture

 

Tia Maria Art Competition: Portrait Prize

WORK IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

 

Dame Enid Russell Smith Trust. oil painting: a portrait.)

 

Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield ( oil painting: a  still-life of flowers in a glass vase .)( oil painting: a portrait.)

 

Tia Maria, United Rum Merchants, London ( oil painting: a portrait.)

 

Johnson-Poensgen Collection, Germany ( drawing :figure study.)

 

Marcus Crahan Collection, Los Angeles, USA (oil painting: a  portrait.)

 

Adelaide Duncan, Accra, Ghana ( oil painting: a  portrait.)

 

Warwick University. ( oil painting: a portrait.)

 

Coventry College of Education  ( oil painting: portrait composition `storm`)( pen/ink drawing:wendy writing.)

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