About

Date of Birth:   13.2.61
Education:        Chelsea School of Art
                        1st B.A. (Hons) Degree in Fine Art (painting and art history)

Current:         Publishing Technology Commission
                      Lead Artist Crest Nicholson Bath Riverside
                       Abstraktion.org
                       Art Bar at the Raven
About Me       http://about.me/dickinsonpeter

Selected Exhibitions:  


                       ‘Abstraction Andelli Art 2015
                       ‘Folk Art 44AD 2015
                       'A Life Sentence' Trowbridge Art Centre 2015
                       ‘Circle Bath 2013
                       ‘In Practice 44AD 2013
                       ‘Bishop Fleming Bath 2012
                       ‘'Ground Control' Elements Arts Space 2012
                       ‘Techno Poetry Birds’ Chapel Row Gallery 2008
                       ‘Prayerbooks with Peter Wells British Council Chennai India 2007
                        '‘Flow’ solo exhibition Bath 2007
                        ‘Light Bulb Awards’ Rites of Exchange 2005
                        ‘A Partial View’ – curated by Matthew Collings  2004
                        ‘Rites of Exchange’ Bristol/ London, 2003
                        ‘Colour - Forbidden Transitions’, Solo The Study Gallery, Poole 2001 (exhibition of the week The Guardian Guide)
                        Royal United Hospital 2002
                        ‘In Theory’ -  exhibition opened by Lars Nittve, Director Tate Modern 2001
                       ‘Six Abstract Painters’ Six Chapel Row, Bath 2000
                        Mr Willatts Charity Thring Townsend Solicitors 2000
                        ‘Holy Moses, an Elegy to Dr Michael Aris’, 30 Milsom Street, Bath 1999
                        ‘Bridges’ touring exhibition of Japan, FESTIVAL UK 1998
                        ‘Katsu’, The Daiwa Foundation, Solo London (March 1998)
                        The Cheltenham & Gloucester Open Drawing Competition, UK1998
                        Cleveland Bridge Gallery, Bath
                        Al Teatro, Matellica, Italy 1997
                        Islington Art Fair - Hepworth
                        The Tate in Bath, Bath Fringe Festival 1995,96,97 (curated and exhibited).
                        ‘The Eye’ Manchester Go Go 94
                        ‘The Stage’ Bristol University 93
                        Peltersands Bristol 92
                        Kalymnos Greece, colour diving 91
                        Christies New Contemporaries, London  
                        
2005-2006      Artist/Curator National Trust ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Stourhead
                        Artist/Curator Sherborne House Dorset Inaugural contemporary programme
Other
                        Publishing Technology Commission 2013
                        Curated by Gavin Turk – The Labyrinth of the Gaze published by 5
                        Arnolfini invited artist lectures           
                        Tate workshops on colour and new technology paints and pigments
                        Wimbledon School of Art Teachers Programme.
                        Lead Artist NESTA / Bath Spa University creativity research
                        ‘EPA’ collaboration with Deborah Aquirre Jones 2006
                        Steering committee member for ‘Assembly’ Bath visual arts Festival
                        Co-Founder of 5x5x5. Education Programme
                        Founding Chair of BANA (Bath Area Network for Artists)
                        Visiting lecturer at University of the West of England
                        Visiting lecturer Chester University
                        Guest artist and lecturer Newlyn Gallery Cornwall
                        Artist for Keele University’s colour research programme.
                        Published article  ‘The Influence of Colour’. Commissioned by The Society Of Dyers and Colourists
                        Entrance painting for The Worx photographic Studios Kings Cross, London
                        Recording Studio paintings for singer Beth Gibbons
                        Initiated research into the aesthetics of fluid dynamics with aerodynamic division of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bath University.
                        Video production for Factory Records (Inc: Happy Mondays, James, Revenge, 808 State , Dry Bar)
                        New Technologies and Painting lecture Bath Royal Literary Scientific Institute
                        Art Diirection for Beth Gibbons/ Portishead
                        Photography Commissioner and art director Modern Amazons ( Nadav Kander, Steve Pyke, Maria Mochnacz,
                        Art work for Justin Adams, A Guy Called Gerald,
                        Art Consultancy for IBM, Arup, National Trust,
                        Art work for Bolton Institute annual Report
                        Art work for British Museum.
                        Member of The Colour Group UK.
                        Member of Curatorial network Arts Council England visits to Documenta, Munster Sculpture Project, HMKV Dortmund and Ars Electronica Linz