14 April - 2 May 2015
This springtime exhibition features new work by five painters, including still-lifes and Cornish landscapes by Julia Cooper and abstract coastal paintings by Dion Salvador Lloyd, both of whom have solo exhibitions with us later on this year. Their work is joined by new paintings by Julian Bailey, springtime still-life paintings by Lynne Cartlidge and paintings of the countryside surrounding Bath by Mike Service.
Dion Salvador Lloyd was born in Brighton in 1967. His work has been exhibited widely across the UK and in 2011 had been selected for the Royal Academy “Summer Exhibition”, Discerning Eye, RWA in Bristol and ROI at the Mall Galleries, London. He currently lives and works in Brighton, UK as a full time practicing artist. First solo exhibition with David Simon Contemporary, Bath in November 2015.
Lynne Cartlidge was born in 1964 in Wellington, New Zealand and lived in Cornwall between 1967 and 1984. She studied art at Falmouth Art College and then Cardiff Art College attaining a BA (Hons) Fine Art degree in 1987 when one of her figurative paintings was selected for the Whitworth Young Contemporaries. She has studied at the St Ives School of Painting with Alice Mumford and with Rose Hilton at the Newlyn School of Art.
Julia has exhibited her work widely in the United Kingdom and her work has several times been featured in Cornwall Today. She was also included in Cornish Muse, Helen Hoyle’s ‘Women Artists.’ Her studies include a Fine Art Diploma with Distinction and Interior Design Diploma, the latter which resulted in her working with the Cornwall National Trust on their 87 holiday cottage refurbishment projects. First solo exhibition with David Simon Contemporary, Bath in October 2015.
Julian Bailey's awards include the Turner Gold Medal (1986), Landseer Scholarship (1999), Hunting Art Prize finalist (2004), David Messum Prize (2011) and he became an elected member of the New English Art Club in 2011. His works are in the collections of HRH The Prince of Wales, The National Trust, New College Oxford, Pembroke College Oxford, Daiwa Bank, among many other corporate and private collections. Julian Bailey regularly shows his work in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, as well as holding solo exhibitions in London, Australia and the United States of America.
Mike Service trained in Fine Art at Bath Spa University after taking early retirement. Over the past few years Mike Service has exhibited his paintings widely in the UK including in Bath London and at the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol. He has also undertaken a number of private commissioned works. In this exhibition we see examples of his recent paintings of the surrounding countryside of Bath and still lifes.