Gavin Mayhew

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  • As well as exhibition and mural work, I run an adult art club/class and regular life drawing classes, I teach art A level night classes at Wolsingham Community College and have worked as a part-time lecturer in art/craft for Community Education at Bishop Auckland College.
  • I have also organized art workshops for school projects, drug rehabilitation classes, youth projects (including summer schools) and art/craft for students with physical and learning difficulties.
  • In 1992 I was chosen to represent County Durham in their cultural exchange scheme which resulted in two exhibitions staged in Germany.
  • Following two successful exhibitions in the U.S.A. in February, 1999 I was invited back to the States to show my paintings in the twin county of Durham, North Carolina in August, 2000.
  • I was chosen to represent county Durham at the Municipality of Royvas Painting Festival, Crete in August, 2006
  • Summer 2008 I was involved and exhibited paintings/sculpture/photo-montage in the international arts project (England, France, Germany, Italy) 4elements
  • June 2010. Ran art holiday course, Kefalonia, Greece
  • My work has been commissioned both home and abroad and has been featured on the Tyne Tees Television programme, ‘Dales Diary’
  • I have gained a number of regional awards for art projects and teaching

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about the artist

  • As well as exhibition and mural work, I run an adult art club/class and regular life drawing classes, I teach art A level night classes at Wolsingham Community College and have worked as a part-time lecturer in art/craft for Community Education at Bishop Auckland College.
  • I have also organized art workshops for school projects, drug rehabilitation classes, youth projects (including summer schools) and art/craft for students with physical and learning difficulties.
  • In 1992 I was chosen to represent County Durham in their cultural exchange scheme which resulted in two exhibitions staged in Germany.
  • Following two successful exhibitions in the U.S.A. in February, 1999 I was invited back to the States to show my paintings in the twin county of Durham, North Carolina in August, 2000.
  • I was chosen to represent county Durham at the Municipality of Royvas Painting Festival, Crete in August, 2006
  • Summer 2008 I was involved and exhibited paintings/sculpture/photo-montage in the international arts project (England, France, Germany, Italy) 4elements
  • June 2010. Ran art holiday course, Kefalonia, Greece
  • My work has been commissioned both home and abroad and has been featured on the Tyne Tees Television programme, ‘Dales Diary’
  • I have gained a number of regional awards for art projects and teaching

exhibitions

  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
  • 2011 Agitate, Dance City, Newcastle on Tyne, UK
  • 2008 Greenfield Community Arts Centre Ferryhill, Co. Durham
  • 2007 Washington Arts Centre Co. Durham
  • 2000 The Art Guild Gallery, Durham, Nth Carolina. U.S.A.
  • 2000 B.B.C. Broadcasting Centre Newcastle on Tyne
  • 1999 Newark Academy Gallery New Jersey, U.S.A.
  • 1999 D.L.I. Art Gallery Durham City
  • 1998 The Cutting Room Gallery Leeds
  • 1997 Bishop Auckland Town Hall Gallery Co. Durham
  • 1997 Brabenthallen Netherlands
  • 1996 Crook Civic Centre Co. Durham
  • 1996 Washington Arts Centre Co. Durham
  • 1995 Studentwerk , Germany
  • 1993 Crook Civic Centre Co. Durham

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
  • 2008 International art project, ‘4elements’, Tübingen, Germany
  • 2006 Municipality of Rouvas Art Festival Crete
  • 1999 New York Art Expo U.S.A.
  • 1998 Art Miami U.S.A.
  • 1997 Wear Valley Artists Co. Durham
  • 1993 Raw Gallery London
  • 1992 International Art Exchange Exhibition Tübingen, Germany
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