Alan Salisbury
Curriculum Vitae

Preston, Lancashire

1967-1970 Dip A.D (Fine Art), Liverpool College of Art
1970-1973 M.A (R.C.A.) Painting, Royal College of Art
1973-1974 A.T.C. Cardiff College of Art
2010- R.C.A (Royal Cambrian Academy)

Principal Lecturer University of Glamorgan. 1974 - 2003
Visual Artist 2003 -

Memberships & Organisations
1998 Elected Member of Welsh Group
Elected Member of Welsh Group Steering Committee 2000 - present
2012 Chairman Welsh Group
V.O.G.A. (Hon Member Vale of Glamorgan Artists)
2010 Elected member of The Royal Cambrian Academy

Exhibitions (One Person)
1979 St Donats Arts Centre
1983 Chapter Arts Centre
1988 Hillcourt Gallery, Abergavenny
1991 'Moving Pictures', Newport & Cardiff
1992 Llantarnham Grange Arts Centre
1996 Further Educational Centre for Vocational Institutes and Administration, A.K.-K.K. Tampere, Finland
1999 Washington Gallery, Penarth
2000 Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd
2001 Cafe Bravo, Cardiff
2004 Adam Gallery, Penarth
2007 'Transcription and Appropriation' Oriel Y Bont Gallery, University of Glamorgan
2008 Joint One Person Show at the Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff
2009 Joint One Person Show (Alan Salisbury & Steve West), Bay Arts, Cardiff
2010 'Altered Images', Duckett and Jeffries Gallery, Malton, N. Yorkshire
2011 Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff (June 16th to July 10th)
2011 'Things are not what they seem' (Alan Salisbury & Neil Chard), Rhondda Heritage Centre (Sept/Oct)
2012 'Revisiting Traditions', Oriel Gallery, Theatr Clwyd, Mold (March 10th to April 21st)
2012 'Y Galeri' Caerphilly Profile artist (October 9th to November 10th)
2012 Glasbury Arts Festival, Glasbury, Powys (November 4th, 5th, 6th)
2014 Kooywood Gallery Cardiff Oct 9th to Nov 1st

Exhibitions (Selected)
1969 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
1972 The Mall Gallery (Stowells Competition), London
1973 Victoria & Albert Museum (R.C.A.), London
1979 'Final Proof' Welsh Arts Council Touring Exhibition
1983 'The New Look in British Portraiture' (Prizewinner) National Portrait Gallery, London
1986/89/91/92/97. 'Laings National Landscape Competition' The Mall Galleries, London
1988 'Royal Watercolour Society National Open', Bankside Galleries, London
1989 'Singer Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Bankside Galleries, London
1993 'St Davids Hall 10th Anniversary Open' St Davids Hall, Cardiff
1997 'Essence of Wales' St Davids Hall, Cardiff
2002 'Contemporary Arts Society Wales Purchase Exhibition' Y Bont/The Bridge Gallery University of Glamorgan
2003/5/7 'Welsh Artist of the Year' St Davids Hall, Cardiff
2005 John Moores University 'Liverpool School of Art Alumni' Open Competition. University of Liverpool (Joint First Prizewinner)
2006 Welsh Portrait Award (Selected Finalist)
2005 Singer/Friedlander/ Sunday Times Watercolour Competition (Selected Finalist)
2006 'One Love: The Football Art Prize' The Lowry Manchester (Selected Finalist)
2006 'The Painted Pot' Newport Museum and Art Gallery
2008 'Wales Portrait Award 2' (First Prizewinner)
2008/9 Lynn Painter/Stainer Prize (Selected Finalist)
2010 'England's Glory an Exhibition of Football' Gallery 27, Cork St, London
2010 'Face Value', Newport Museum and Art Gallery
2011 'The Quality of Things', Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery, Bango (July 30th to October 29th)
2012 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London (June 20th to September 23rd)
2012 'Open Books: Sixteen Artists and the Chinese Folding Book', National Library of Wales (July 1st to Sept 22nd) Now touring to China, Hong Kong and Australia
2013 Oct 26th to Nov 23rd 'Recent Academicians':- Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy
2013 Nov/Dec Glasbury Arts 10th Anniversary at Glasbury and Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Gallery
2014 Jan 'Realism' Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff
2014 Sept 20th to Oct 17th Still Life 'All Coherence Gone?' Bay Arts Gallery, Cardiff

Exhibitions (Group)
1994 '6x6' International Touring Exhibition
1995 'Fourmations' Gutersloh Germany & Central State Missouri, USA
1997 'Essence of Wales' St Davids Hall, Cardiff
1998 'Summer in the Vale' Washington Gallery & St Donats Arts Centre
1998 'Ten Welsh Painters' University of Surrey
1998 'Art in the High St' V.O.G.A.
1999 'Christmas Exhibition' Washington Gallery, Penarth
2000 'Revelations' Welsh Group Touring Exhibition
2001 'Artifacts and Fictions', Y Bont/The Bridge Gallery, University of Glamorgan
2001 R.N.L.I. Festival Exhibition, Barry Dock Offices
2001 'Festival' V.O.G.A. Exhibition, Washington Gallery, Penarth
2001 Welsh Group Annual Exhibition, Theatre Clywd
2001 Welsh Group, Libramont, Belgium
2001 Gallery4Wales, Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff
2001 'Looking Out' Welsh Group Exhibition, John Frost Museum, Newport
2002 'Little and Large' Welsh Group, Brecon Museum
2002 VOGA Open Studio
2002 'A Figurative Tradition in Liverpool', Y Bont/The Bridge Gallery, University of Glamorgan
2002 'Parameters' Welsh Group, Taliesen Arts Centre Swansea, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, Cynon Valley Museum
2003 'In your Dreams' VOGA Wasington Gallery, Penarth
2003 'VOGA Christmas Exhibition' St Donats Arts Centre
2003 'Gross Innovations' Welsh Group Chicago, USA
2003 'Free Association' John Frost Museum and Art Gallery, Newport
2005 'Twin Towns Exhibition' Vale of Glamorgan Artists Rhienfelden Germany and Fecamp France
2006 'Beyond the Vale' Vale of Glamorgan Artists (VOGA)John Frost Museum and Art Gallery Newport
2006 'Vale of Glamorgan Artists 10th Anniversary Exhibition' St Davids Hall, Cardiff
2008 Represented by I-MYU Projects (London) at The Art Deagu Fair Korea
2009 The Welsh Group at 60 National Library Aberystwtyth, Royal Cambrian Academy Conwy, John Frost Museum Newport
2011 The RCA at MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, Machynleth
2012 The Welsh Group at The Radnorshire Museum and Art Gallery (May 4th to June 24th)
2013/14 Welsh Group ISEA (International Society of Experimental Artists), Exchange Exhibition, Sanibel, Florida (Oct 2013), San Pedro, California (Feb 2014)
2014 The Welsh Group/BBK Dusseldorf Exchange Exhibition, Rhondda Heritage Park (May), Mid Wales Arts Centre (June), Gas Gallery, Aberystwyth (July)

Prizes & Awards
1972 Stowells Young Contemporaries Gold Medal winner, Mall Galleries, London
1983 The New Look in British Portraiture (Prizewinner), National Portrait Gallery, London
2005 John Moores University 'Liverpool School of Art Alumni' Open Competition, University of Liverpool (Joint First Prizewinner)
2008 Wales Portrait Award 2 (First Prizewinner)

Reviews & Articles
'Looking Out' Planet Review by Prof T Curtis 2001
'One Vision' Western Mail 7th Nov 2003 by Dr Peter Wakelin
'The Wales Show' ITV1 April 2009
'Steve West and Alan Salisbury 'Western Mail' Darryl Corner 24-04-09
'Steve West and Alan Salisbury 'The Metro' David Trigg 20-04-09
Altered Images Alan Salisbury ISBN No. 978-0-9565590-2-9
Open Books: Sixteen Artists and the Chinese Folding Book
'Nature Morte' Michael Petry, Thames and Hudson ISBN 978-0-500-23906-3
Still Life 'All Coherence Gone' Aberystwyth University 2014 ISBN 978-1-899095-37-7

Yorkshire Education Authority
South Glamorgan County Council
Arts Council Isle of Man
Contemporary Arts Society Wales
Private collection UK, USA and Europe