© 2013 Graham Crowley.


An asterisk denotes a publication

2014 – Present — living and working in Suffolk

One-man exhibitions
1973 — Hoya Gallery, London
1978 — Paintings and drawings, Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic Art Gallery*
1979 — Ian Birksted Gallery, London
1982 — Paintings and drawings, AIR Gallery, London*
1983 — Home Comforts, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford (touring to St Paul’s Gallery, Leeds, New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh, and Darlington Arts Centre)*
1984 — Reflections, Riverside Studios, London
1984 — Night Life: a new project, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
1984 — Table Manners, Edward Totah Gallery, London, and Anne Berthoud Gallery, London
1986 — Domestic Crisis, Totah-Stelling Gallery, New York
1987 — In Living Memory, Orchard Gallery, Derry (touring to Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork; Chapter, Cardiff; Arts Council Gallery, Belfast)*
1989 — More paintings about speculating and flower arranging, Edward Totah Gallery, London
1990 — Ballads and Folksongs: Paintings 1981-9, Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff*
1991 — Somewhere Else, Edward Totah Gallery, London*
1992 — Northern Seen: Graham Crowley, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland*
1993 — Atkinson Gallery, Street, Somerset
1995 — The Last Decade: paintings and drawings, Lamont Gallery, London
1995 — Warrens Boat House, Castletownshend, Ireland
1997 — Rineen, Lamont Gallery, London
1998 — The Flower Show, Lamont Gallery, London*
1999 — A Drift, Royal College of Art, London
2001 — Familiar Ground, Beaux Arts, London*
2002 — Are you serious?, Wolsey Art Gallery,
Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich*
2003 — Beaux Arts, London*
2005 — Beaux Arts, London*
2006 — Paintings, Bay Art, Cardiff
2006 — New Paintings, Beaux Arts, Bath
2008 — West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Ireland
2014 — Graham Crowley – The Cross Gallery, Dublin
2016 — Graham Crowley – Mandell’s Gallery, Norwich
2016 — Graham Crowley – The Cross Gallery, Dublin

Selected Group Exhibitions
1970 — Stowells Trophy 1970-71, FBA Galleries, London
1976, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1993, 2004, 2006 — John Moores Liverpool Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool*
1976 — Arts Council Collection 75/6 Exhibition, Hayward Gallery, London*
1977, 1981, 1983, 1985 — Tolly Cobbold-Eastern Arts National Exhibition, Fitzwilliam Museum,Cambridge (touring to venues in Great Britain)*
1977 — Graham Crowley, Christopher Hamer: Paintings, Arnolfini, Bristol
1977 — A Free Hand, painting and sculpture recently acquired by the Arts Council of Great Britain, chosen by William Packer, Arts Council touring exhibition*
1977 — Drawing in Action: an exhibition of contemporary drawings, Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull (touring to British venues)
1978 — Roger Bates, Graham Crowley, Clyde Hopkins, Winchester School of Art
1979 — Open Attitudes: new painting and sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford*
1979 — Style in the 70s: a touring survey show of new painting and sculpture of the decade, presented by Artscribe, Arnolfini, Bristol (touring to Roundhouse Gallery, London, Hobson Gallery, Cambridge and other venues)*
1980 — 7 Artists, Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge (touring to The Minories, Colchester)
1981 — Contemporary Artists in Camden, Camden Arts Centre, London*
1982 — South Bank Show, South London Art Gallery, London
1982 — Graham Crowley, Tim Jones, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
1982 — Hayward Annual 1982: British Drawing, Hayward Gallery, London*
1982 — Four English Painters, Gemeindegalerie, Emmen, Switzerland*
1982 – Biennale de Paris, Musée Moderne de la Ville de Paris*
1983 — Stroke Line and Figure: paperworks by sixteen artists, Gimpel Fils, London*
1983 — 53 83: Three decades of artists from inner London art schools, Royal Academy of Arts, London*
1983 — As of Now: Peter Moores Liverpool Project 7, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool*
1984 — Playing Live, Loseby Gallery, Leicester*
1983 — The Image as Catalyst: the younger generation of British figurative painters, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford*
1983 — The Proper Study: contemporary figurative paintings from Britain, Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi, India (touring to Jehangir Nicholson Museum of Modern Art, Bombay)*
1985 — 10 Years at AIR: A Retrospective, AIR Gallery, London*
1985 — Still Life, A New Life: contemporary approaches to a traditional theme, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston (touring to Cartwright Hall, Bradford, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, and other British venues)*
1985 — Proud and Prejudiced, Twinings Gallery, New York
1985 — Artists Against Apartheid, Royal Festival Hall, London
1986 — Figures and Myths for the late Twentieth Century, Edward Totah Gallery, London
1986 — Cityscape: the changing face of London, Arthur Andersen and Company, London
1986 — No Place Like Home: the ordinary made extra-ordinary in sculpture, painting and photography, Cornerhouse, Manchester
1987 — Edward Totah Gallery, London
1987 — Comic Iconoclasm, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (touring to Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Cornerhouse, Manchester, and European venues)*
1987 — Critical Realism: Britain in the 1980s, Nottingham Castle Museum (touring to City Arts Centre, Edinburgh, Camden Arts Centre, London, and other British venues)*
1987 — The Self Portrait: A Modern View, Artsite, Bath (touring to DLI Museum and Art Gallery, Durham, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull and other British venues)*
1988 — Figuring out the 80s, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne*
1988 — Cries and Whispers: new works for the British Council collection, British Council tour to international venues
1988 — The New British Painting, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (touring to Chicago Public Library Cultural Center, Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee, and other USA venues)*
1989 — Images of Paradise for Survival International, Harewood House, Leeds*
1990, 1991, 1992 — Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
1990 — Print News, Oriel, Cardiff, and Chapter, Cardiff (touring to Welsh venues)
1991 — Art for Amnesty Auction, Bonhams, Montpelier Gallery, London*
1991 — 10th Cleveland International Drawing Biennale, Cleveland Gallery and Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough (touring to Oriel, Clwyd, Collins Gallery, Glasgow, and other British venues)*
1992 — Collector’s Choice, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery*
1993 — Riverscape: four international artist residencies, River Tees, Cleveland, various venues*
1994 — The First John Jones Open, John Jones Gallery, London
1994 — Back to Basics: a major retrospective, Flowers East, London
1996 — Arthur Andersen Art Exhibition, Arthur Andersen and Company, London
1997 — Summer Show, Lamont Gallery, London
1997 — Marking Presence, Artsway, Sway, Hampshire*
1999 — The Flower Show: flowers in art in the 20th century, Terrace Gallery, Harewood House, Leeds*
2000 — Summer Show, Beaux Arts, London
2000 — Order and Event: Landscape Now, Michael Richardson Contemporary Art/Art Space Gallery, London
2000, 2001 — The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London*
2001 — London Underground, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea*
2001 — Summer 2001, Beaux Arts, London*
2002 — Summer 2002, Beaux Arts, London*
2002 — Jerwood Painting Prize, Jerwood Space, London, and Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham*
2003 — Local Colour, King’s Lynn Arts Centre
2004 — Graham Crowley, Ronnie Hughes and David Quinn, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Ireland
2009 — Home Truths: artists’ images of where we live, Harewood House, Leeds
2010 — Americanaire, 2 Man show with Colin Martin, The Cross Gallery, Dublin
2012 — Scope Art Fair, Miami USA
2014 — Reality – British Painting, The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
2014 — The Summer Saloon, Lion + Lamb Gallery, London & The Look Out, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
2014 — 25 Years of The Jerwood Drawing Competition, The Jerwood Space, Hastings, East Sussex
2015 — Reality – British Painting, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2015 — Anti-Social Realism, Charlie Smith (London), London
2015 — Tutti Frutti, Turps Gallery, London
2016 — The John Moores Painting Competition – The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2016 — ‘Various Species’ – Greystone Industries, Wickham Market
2017 — ‘Telling Tales’ – Collyer Bristow Gallery, London
2017 — ‘In Sense Of Place’ – Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
2017 — ‘Public View’ – The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

Public collections
London unless stated otherwise
Arts Council Collection
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, New Zealand
Basildon Arts Trust, Essex
British Council
Castle Museum, Nottingham
Contemporary Art Society
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
Gray Art Gallery and Museum, Hartlepool
Imperial War Museum
Ipswich Museum
Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge
Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Leeds Education Authority
Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Victoria and Albert Museum


Download CV in PDF Format