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About


My Work
My paintings and photographs reflect the many factors which have influenced my work, including travel, archaeology, changes in society and a love of nature and landscape. My work often explores classical and religious references and frequently makes use of the idea of palimpsest in its broadest sense. Colourful expressionism is an important part of my art.

Biography and CV

I was brought up in Zambia, studied Classics and Education at St. Mary’s University in London, and later graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a B.A. Honours in Fine Art. As teacher and artist, my interests have often overlapped. I have had several solo exhibitions, and have also exhibited at the Mall Galleries in London in 2013 and 2014, and the Galerie Metanoia in Paris, 2015 and 2016, when I was awarded the Prix Monte Dei Fiori for my paintings. In 2017,I was involved in two exhibitions in Athens. The Stimulus exhibition was then transferred to the Menier Gallery in London in August, 2017.
In 2018, my paintings have been shown in Paris, London, Athens, Birmingham and Sheffield, as can be seen below on my CV. I have also been part of the Battersea Park and Hampstead Heath Affordable Art Fairs in London this year. My work has been displayed in Sheffield Galleries
and other galleries in Yorkshire.

My studio is at Exchange Place in Sheffield. It is part of Yorkshire Artspace.
Instagram: myfanwyw

Upcoming Open Studios, Exchange Place.Yorkshire Artspace
16th-17th November 2019

Upcoming Painterly Exchange Regeneration Exhibition, Exchange Place
Sheffield 4th - 29th November 2019

Upcoming Mosaics Exhibition, BLOC Studios, Sheffield
21st -27th October 2019

Chameleon Exhibition, Surface Gallery, Nottingham
4th - 19th October 2019

Voyage Exhibition organised by Fronteer, Centrespace Gallery, Bristol
3rd - 9th October 2019

Green City. Kommune, Sheffield
17th-18th August 2019

Friends' Exhibition, RBSA Birmingham
27th June - 20th July 2019

Open Exhibition, The Old Lock Up Gallery, Cromford
18th May -22nd June 2019

Platforms Project, House, Athens School of Art, Athens
16th May - 19th May 2019

Prosaic Exhibition, Coterie Gallery, Rotherham
11th May - June 2019

Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath, London with the Linda Blackstone Gallery
9th - 12th May 2019

8Paint, Gage Gallery, KIAC, Sheffield - Co-Curator
5th April - 10th April 2019

Place Exhibition, Boston Castle, Rotherham
April - July 2019

Shortlisted for the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour[. Mall Galleries, London
3 - 18 April 2019

Open All Media Exhibition 2019, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham
14th March - 13th April, 2019

Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London with the Linda Blackstone Gallery
6th March - 10th March 2019

International Postcard Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham
12th January- 2nd February 2019

Small Things, Circle Gallery, Sheffield
10th December -end of January2019

Exhibitions - 2018

Sense of Place, White Room Gallery at Yellow Arch, Sheffield
Confluence at Bloc Studios, Sheffield
Fronteer Open Exhibition, 35 Chapel Walk Gallery
OPEN UP Studios, Exchange Place, Sheffield
Confluence Exhibition at the Herrick Gallery, Mayfair, London
RED Exhibition, Norman Rae Gallery, York
Online Representation, Gallery104NYC, New York
Art in the Gardens Exhibition, Sheffield
Nostalgia Exhibition, Pireaus Municipal Art Gallery, Athens
Friends' Exhibition, RBSA Gallery, Highly Commended Award, Birmingham
Abstract Expressionism, Gallery 35 Chapel Walk
Platforms Project 18, Athens School of Art
Shared Spaces, Gallery 35, Chapel Walk, Sheffield
Botanical Gardens Art Exhibition, Hallam Art Group, Sheffield
Fear of the Known, Circle Gallery, Sheffield
Monochrome, Art Number 23, The Old Biscuit Factory, London
RBSA Open All Media Exhibition 2018, Birmingham


Exhibitions - 2017

Deconstructed Nativity, 35 Chapel Walk Gallery, Sheffield
Unique Beauty, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
Un Seul Grain Du Riz, Galerie Metanoia Paris
Open Up Studios, Exchange Place, Sheffield
Original 200, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
Stimulus Exhibition: Sea Change Menier Gallery, London
Stimulus Exhibition, The municipal Art Gallery of Piraeus,, Athens
Platforms - Documenta 14 Athens
Open Up Studios: Hallam Art Group,Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Open Up Studios: Transitions Exhibition, Exchange Place, Sheffield
Dream of the Sea, Witham Gallery, Barnard Castle, County Durham
Barnard Castle, County Durham. March 2017
Curator and Artist:Towards Abstraction, 35 Chapel Walk Gallery,Sheffield

Exhibitions -2016
20 by 20 Access Space,Sheffield
Open Up Studios, Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield
The Sheffield Art Show[, Sheffield/b]
[b]Leave/Remain, Bank Street Arts Studio, Sheffield[/b
[b]The Great North Art Show, Ripon

The Beast Within, Exchange Place, Sheffield
Monte dei Fiori Exhibition, Galerie Metanoia. Paris
A Single Grain of Rice Exhibition, Galerie Metanoia, Paris2016.
Award: Prix Monte Dei Fiori, 2016


20 by 20 Open Art Access,
Sheffield. November 2015

Open Up Studios – Exchange Place, Yorkshire Artspace
Sheffield. November 2015

Botanical Gardens Art Exhibition,
Sheffield. August 2015

Prints and Plates Exhibition, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
April/May 2015

A Single Grain of Rice Exhibition. Galerie Metanoia,
Paris. December 2014/January 2015

Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries,
London November 2014

Paintings and Prints. Bessemer II Gallery,
Sheffield March 2014

Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries,
London. November 2013

Open Up Studios, BLOC Space
June 2013, as part of the Sheffield Fringe Festival

Newlyn School of Art, Cornwall.
Workshops on Abstract Expressionism August 2012

Group Exhibition based on The Secret Garden
Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield, October 2012

Say It With Colour Art Group. Hangingwater Studio.
Exhibition of work. July 2012

Solo Show Bruised Works. Photographs and paintings.
London Road Gallery, Sheffield. February 2006

Digital prints . Joint exhibition with Jean Cherry.
Somerfield Precinct, Sheffield. Spring 2000

Beyond the Finishing Li:ne Exhibition with four other new graduates.
Rotherham Art Gallery. Autumn 1999

Sheffield Hallam University. B.A.Hons. Fine Art.
Tenebrae Paintings and Photographs
Fine Art Final Degree Show 1999