RAY ATKINS : CV ~ ART SPACE GALLERY | Michael Richardson Contemporary Art, London UK
RAY ATKINS painting GOONVEAN PIT
1961 1964 Slade School of Fine Art
1958 1961 Bromley College of Art
1954 – 1956 Bromley College of Art
  Ray Atkins lives and works in France
 
AWARDS
1980 Westward TV Open Art First Prize
1979 South West Arts Purchase Award
1974 Arts Council Award
1965 Abbey Minor travelling scholarship
1964 Young Contemporaries Graphics Prize
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2005
Paintings 2005, Art Space Gallery, London
2003 Paintings 2003, Art Space Gallery, London
2001 Rhythm of Seasons, Art Space Gallery, London
Broken Ground, in colloboration with poet Peter Redgrove and composer Paul Hancock, Wheal Jane Mine, Truro, Cornwall
1999 Ray Atkins and the Figure, Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro
1998 Ray Atkins and the Figure, Art Space Gallery, London
1997 'Kilkenny Arts Festival', Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
Falmouth Art Gallery
1996 'Ray Atkins Retrospective', Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Ray Atkins Retrospective', Art Space Gallery, London
1995 New Paintings, Art Space Gallery, London
1993 New Paintings, Art Space Gallery, London
1991 New Paintings, Art Space Gallery, London
1989 New Paintings, Art Space Gallery, London
Visage, Glastonbury
1988 Eurogallery, London
1987 Sirota Gallery, Wells
Gloucestershire College of Art & Technology, Cheltenham
1985 Galerie Leisten und Thiesen, Munster, Germany
1983 Falmouth Art Gallery, Cornwall
Royal Institution, Truro
1979 King Street Gallery, Bristol
1977 Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall
1974 Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1973 Old Fire Engine House, Ely
Fakenham Festival of Music and Art
1971 236 Lancaster Road, London
1970 Piers Morris Gallery, London
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2003 Different Landscapes, Art Space Gallery, London
2002 Weather Report, Newlyn Art Gallery
2001
The London Group at the Walk, London
2000 Twenty Years of Contemporary Art - Millenium Exhibition, Falmouth Art Gallery
Open Studios, Falmouth College of Arts Gallery
1999 In the Path of the Shadow, Cable and Wireless Telegraphy Museum, Porthcurno, Cornwall
1998 Newlyn Society of Artists at the RWA, Bristol
1997 Three plus Three', Art Space Gallery, London
1996 'Landscapes from West Penwith',
Hastings Museum And Art Gallery
1995 1974 Regularly at Newlyn Gallery, Newlyn, Cornwall
1995 R.A. Summer Show, London
Newlyn Art Gallery Centennial Exhibition
1994 'Large Paintings', Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall
Strandline', Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
Showcase', Truro Museum and Art Gallery
'Falmouth Connections', Falmouth Art Gallery
'Glory of the Garden', Art Space Gallery, London
1993, 92, 91 Business Design Art Fairs with Art Space Gallery
1993 'Homage to Claude Rogers', Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
1992 'Artists from Cornwall' Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
1990 'The Broad Horizon' National Trusts Foundation for Art, Agnews, London
'South West Open', Plymouth City Art Gallery
1989 'A Hundred Years of Art In Cornwall' Truro
'Salute to Turner', National Trusts Foundation for Art, Agnews, London
1988 Plymouth Society of Artists, City Art Gallery, Plymouth (Invited Artist)
London Group 75th Anniversary Exhibition, London
1987
Three Spires Festival, Truro
1986 'Twentieth Century British Artists and the Sea' Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
'A Reputation Amongst Artists', Norwich School of Art Gallery & tour to Brighton,
Peterborough, Exeter, Sheffield & Newcastle
1985 Royal Society of British Artists, Mall Galleries, London (Invited Artist)
1984 Dortmund Art Fair, Germany
TSWA Touring Exhibition, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England
1983 Cleveland International Drawing Biennale
1982 'British Drawing', Hayward Gallery, London
Summer Show I', Serpentine Gallery, London
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery
1980 Westward Television 'Open Art', Taunton
1978 Newlyn Society at Pont Aven, Brittany, France
1974 British Painting '74', Hayward Gallery, London
1973 'Open Field', Southern Arts Association tour
1972 'Painting and Perception', Stirling University
1969 'Drawings by Three Artists', Peckham Civic Centre, London
1968 'From Life', Camden Arts Centre, London
'Twelve Painters and Sculptors', Reading Art Gallery
1964
'Young Contemporaries', London
'Paintings and Drawings by Slade Students', Ashmolean Gallery, Clare College, Cambridge
1962 St. Pancras Festival of the Arts
1961-present The London Group
1960 'Young Contemporaries', London
BIBLIOGRAPY
2003 William Packer, FT Magazine, 8 November 2003, p.39
2003 Tom Cross, Catching the Wave, Contemporary Art and Artists in Cornwall; published by Halsgrove Press
2001 William Packer, Land of Forgotten Epic, Financial Times 8 Sep. 2001
2001 Andrew Lambirth, Catalogue Introduction - Broken Ground
Andrew Lambirth,
Broken Ground Exhibition and Colloboration, RA Magazine
1999 Morgan Falconer, A Ray of Light on A Tricky Subject, Highbury & Islington Express, 5 November
1996 William Feaver, Catalogue Essay 'Ray Atkins' Published by Art Space Gallery & RWA to commemorate Retrospective Exhibition Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
William Packer, 'Exhibitions of the Year' Financial Times 31 December, Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
John Wonnacott, 'From Memory' Catalogue Essay in above publication
Martin Gayford, Sunday Telegraph, 4 August, Retrospective Exhibition, Royal West of EnglandAcademy Bristol and Art Space Gallery, London
Andrew Lambirth, What's On, 31 July, Retrospective Exhibition, Royal West of England
Academy Bristol and Art Space Gallery, London

William Feaver, Modern Painters, Summer(Reproduction of Catalogue Essay) Retrospective Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy Bristol and Art Space Gallery, London
Tiffanie Darke, Observer Review, 28 July, Retrospective Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy Bristol and Art Space Gallery, London
1995 William Feaver, The Observer Review, 29 October Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
1994 Daniel Farson, Night and Day,' Glory of the Garden', Art Space Gallery
1993 Giles Auty, The Spectator, 28 September Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
William Packer, 'Great Outdoors' Financial Times, 7 November, Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
Jaqueline Jones, The Green Book, May-June Solo Exhibition Sirota Gallery, Wells
1991 Mary Rose Beaumont, Art Review, 4 October, Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
Giles Auty, The Spectator 28 September, Sixties Secessionists - Solo Exhibition at Art Space Gallery,
Keith Patrick, Artline Magazine, Winter 1991-92 Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
1989 Peter Fuller, Sunday Telegraph, 17 September, Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
Jane Norrie, Art Review, 22 September, Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
Giles Auty, The Spectator, 28 September, Solo Exhibition Art Space Gallery
1987 Larry Berriman, Arts Review, 27 February 'A Reputation Amongst Artists', Norwich School of Art Gallery and tour
1986 William Feaver, The Observer, 23 November, 'A Reputation Amongst Artists', Norwich School of Art Gallery and tour
Lynda Morris, catalogue essay for 'A Reputation Amongst Artists', Norwich School of Art Gallery and tour
William Feaver, The Observer Review, 27 February, A Reputation Amongst Artists', Norwich School of Art Gallery and tour
1984
John Halkes, Catalogue, Frier Markt fur Aktuelle; Kunst und Information, Dortmund, Germany
1982 Marina Vaizey, The Sunday Times, 1 August, Summer Show I Serpentine Gallery, London
Beatrice Phillpotts, Arts Review, 30 July, Summer Show I Serpentine Gallery, London
Artist's Catalogue Notes Summer Show I Serpentine Gallery, London
1974

Paul Overy, The Times, 4 June.Solo Exhibition Whitechapel Art Gallery
Marina Vaizey, The Sunday Times, 16 June: Solo Exhibition Whitechapel Art Gallery
Artist's Catalogue Note Solo Exhibition Whitechapel Art Gallery

1968

Peter Carey, Catalogue, 'From Life', Camden Arts Centre

 

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