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The 45 Park Lane Art Prize, Wells Art Contemporary Open, 2012
Rootstein Hopkins Foundation, Project Grant, 2006
Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, 2006
The BP Portrait Award, Commendation, 2000
Hunting Art Prizes, Cornwall Prize, 1999
Black Swan Open Art Competition, First Prize, 1998
The BP Portrait Award, Second Prize, 1998
Hunting Art Prizes, Runner Up, Young Artist of the Year, 1997
NatWest 90s Prize for Art, Second Prize, 1996
The BP Portrait Award, Commendation, 1996
NatWest 90s Prize for Art, Student Prize, 1995

Solo Exhibitions

45 Park Lane, London (2013)
Frances Borden and Gwen John: Paper Works & A Film, curated by Frances Borden, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath (2006)
Beaux Arts Bath (2006)

Selected Group Exhibitions

Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize, Piano Nobile Kings Place, London (2019, 2017, 2013)
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy of Art, London (2019, 2011, 2000)
BP Portrait Award, The National Portrait Gallery, London (2019, 2016, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996)
Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London (2018)
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London (2017)
Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, Mall Galleries, London (2016)
New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London (2016)
ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London (2013, 2002, 1997)
Royal Miniature Society, Mall Galleries, London (2012)
Wells Art Contemporary Open, Wells & Mendip Museum, Wells (2012)
Face Value, Chelsea Art Gallery, Palo Alto, California (2005)
Hunting Art Prizes, The Royal College of Art, London (2001, 1999, 1997)
Holburne Contemporary Portrait Prize, The Holburne Museum of Art, Bath (2004)
Self Portraits - 50 Faces of Contemporary Art, Six Chapel Row Contemporary Art, Bath (1998)
Black Swan Open Art Competition, The Black Swan Guild, Frome, Somerset (1998)
An Exhibition of Contemporary British Art, The Lefevre Gallery, London (1997)
NatWest 90s Prize for Art, London (1996, 1995)
Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Mall Galleries, London (1995)
Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, Mall Galleries, London (1994)


Chelsea College of Art & Design - BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting) - 1993 to 1996
Plymouth College of Art & Design - National Diploma in Foundation Studies - 1992 to 1993


Gillingham School - Hardings Lane, Gillingham, Dorset, United Kingdom - 2001