Biography

Martin Swan

Martin Swan

Address 124 Carisbrooke Rd, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1DF
Telephone 01983 530894
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Born 14.04.1951,  Newport,  Isle of Wight.
Education Carisbrooke Grammar School, Newport,  Isle of Wight
New University of Ulster, Coleraine, N. Ireland
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth
Qualifications BA(Hons) Philosophy  2.1 (1979)
Post Graduate Certificate of Biblical Studies (1981)
Post Graduate Certificate of Education (1981)
Employment 1970 – 1976 Horticulture and Bus Conducting
1981 – 1986 Interior Decorator and Artist
From 1986 Artist
Exhibitions
Annual IOW Landscape exhibition, Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Royal Society of Marine Artists, Mall Galleries, London
Others 2002    Jonathan Grant Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2003   Trinity House Gallery, Waikawa, Picton, NZ
2004 National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (RSMA)
‘Inside Outside’, Rope Store Gallery, Quay Arts, IOW
2005 Portsmouth Cathedral (RSMA)
2006 Summer Madness, Mall Galleries, London
2007 ‘Inside Outside’, House of Commons, London
‘I See no Ships’, Rope Store Gallery, Quay Arts, IOW (Solo exhibition)
2008    The Little Gallery, Mousehole, Cornwall (RSMA)
Summer Madness, Mall Galleries, London
2008    ‘Location’, Michael West Gallery, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight
2009    The Yarmouth Gallery, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
2010    ‘No Man is an Island’, Rope Store Gallery, Quay Arts, IOW                                               . Quarr Abbey Exhibition. Quarr Abbey, Nr Ryde, IOW.                                                              2011 Fieldwork. Rope Store Gallery, Quay Arts, IOW.                                                            Quarr Abbey Exhibition. Quarr Abbey, Nr Ryde, IOW                                                              International Island Games HQ, Sandown, IOW.
2012   RWS Open Exhibition. Bankside Gallery, London.                                                          RSMA Mall Galleries, London. October.

360* Exhibition. Michael West Gallery, Quay Arts, IOW.

2013 Little Gems exhibition RAC Club, London.

Staithes Gallery (RSMA), Staithes, Yorkshire.

Michael Hawker Gallery, Amersham, Bucks.

2014 Sea PIctures Gallery, Clare, Suffolk.

 

Work currently shown at  www.martinswan.com
Perreira Fine Art, Lymington, Hants
Mall Galleries (RSMA Annual exhibition)
Art Marine Web Gallery
Television 1987    featured in BBC2 ‘Painters’ an Arts programme
2005    Solent TV/Sky short features on Island artists
Magazines 2004    ‘Traditional Boats and Tall Ships’, December issue
2005    ‘ Spiegel der Zeilvaart’, December issue

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