CHRIS THOMAS



B.           1947

1965-69      Studied Fine art at Reading university.

1969-70      First stay in Cornwall on a David Murray landscape Award.

1972-3       Postgraduate degree in art psychotherapy at Hertfordshire  
school of art.



1970        Reading University library/with Rosalind Eastman

1979        Selected finalist in the Westward TV open art

1979        North Cornwall Museum Camelford/with Rosalind Eastman

1979        Tintagel Arts festival

1980        North Cornwall Museum Camelford

1984        Dunheved gallery Launceston

1986        Brewhouse theatre Taunton Somerset

1988        Invited artist at the London group, Royal college of art

1989        Plymouth society of artists

1989        Invited artist Skulpturenpark Willabadessen Germany

1990        London group

1991        White lane gallery ,Plymouth

1991        Selected finalist in the South West Open

1992        Cheltenham School of art/with Ray Atkins

1993-5      North Cornwall Museum Camelford/with Ros Eastman

1993-5      Chapel gallery Saltram house Plymouth

1993        Bridgewater Art Centre/ with Henry Israel ,Caeria Strong
Rosalind Eastman

1994        Fisher gallery Wadebridge /with the North Cornwall Seven

1995        Selected finalist in the  Sterts open

1995        Falmouth Art gallery /with the North Cornwall Seven

1996        Truro City art gallery/with the North Cornwall Seven

1995-8      Glastonbury festival, the Green field

1996        Chapel gallery Saltram house /with Ros Eastman and Ray Atkins

1996        Atrium gallery Kensington London

1996        Gallery in der Gartenhouse, Rheda–wiedenbruck

1997        Fisher gallery Wadebridge /with the North Cornwall Seven

1997        Bideford art centre /with the North Cornwall Seven

1998-01     Plain Street gallery North Cornwall

2000-05     Camelford gallery

2000        Falmouth art gallery Centenary exhibition

2003        Selected finalist in the Jerwood Drawing

2003-10     Padstow studio

2011        North Cornwall Museum /Gallery "40 years on" with Rosalind

2011        Cadogan gallery London

2012        Lynne Strover gallery Fenn Ditton Three Cornish artists

2015        Selected finalist in the Northern New Light Art prize

2016        Selected finalist in the Columbia Threadneedle Prize




1986        Falmouth School of Art

1992        Fisher gallery Wadebridge

1997        Plymouth Art Centre

1998        Gallery in der Gartenhouse, Rheda –wiedenbruck

2003        Retrospective at the Gaia Centre Delabole and Camelford

2006        Brian Sinfield Gallery Burford Oxfordshire

2007        Brian Sinfield Gallery Burford Oxfordshire

2010        Brian Sinfield Gallery Burford Oxfordshire

2015        Brian Sinfield Gallery Burford Oxfordshire

2015        Heseltine gallery ,Truro

Works in Private collection in New York ,Hong Kong ,Singapore, Germany , France and UK.