Chris Dearden

  • The Grass Is Always Greener, W/C 14"x18" $1560.
  • Running Repairs, W/C 14"x21" $1600.
  • Winter Cottage, W/C 9"x13" $850.
  • The Good Life, W/C 10"x18" $1200.
  • Woodland Pond, W/C 9"x13" $850.

Chris was born in Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire, but has been living in Northern Ireland since 1973. Educated at Huddersfield College of Art. He was a textile designer in Bradford and Belfast for 18 years before becoming a full time artist and teacher of Landscape in Watercolour in 1983.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Queen's University, Belfast - 1981-1990
Image Gallery, Dublin
Flowerfield Art Centre, Portstewart
Trooperslane Art Gallery Carrickfergus - 1989,1991,1992,1994,1997
Newry Arts Centre
Grant Gallery, Newcastle
Ulster Arts Club, Belfast
Cavehill Gallery, Belfast - (3)
Seymour Gallery, Lisbon - (2)
Priory Gallery, Holywood
Bell Gallery, Belfast - 2001
McGilloway Gallery, Derry - 2001
Baytree Gallery, Holywood - 2002

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Gallery 14, Holywood - 1998-2000
Milltown House Gallery, Lisbon - 1997-1999
Elaine Somers Gallery, Holywood - 1997-1998
Belfast Small Works Exhibition - 1994-1997
Sligo Small Works Exhibition - 1993-1994
Cavehill Gallery, Belfast - 1993-2000
Royal Ins, Mall Gallery, London - 1993-1997


Kelly Hotel, Wexford Annual Exhibition - 1992-1996
Laing Exhibition, Belfast/London - 1989-1999
McGilloway Gallery, Derry - 1986-2000
Ulster Watercolour Society Annual Exhibition - 1983-2000
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin - 1979-1997, 1998, 2000
Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast - 1978-1999, 2000, 2001
Narrow Water Gallery, Warrenpoint
Seymour Gallery, Lisburn
Oriel Gallery, Dublin
Lambay House Gallery, Howth
Watercolour Society, Ireland - 2000,2001
P.Alpers Gallery, Boston - 2002

AWARDS

Queen's Award for export - 1978
Percy French Competition Winner - 1985
Royal Ulster Academy of Arts, Best Painting - 1986