1990 - 93 Royal Academy Schools, London:
Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art
1987 - 90 Manchester Polytechnic: BA (Hons) Fine Art
1986 - 87 West Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education,
Swansea: Foundation Course in Art and Design
2015 ArcadeCardiff, Wales: 'A Hermit in Suburbia'
2012 Newport Museum and Art Gallery, Wales:
'The Sheer Innocence of a Curious Gaze'
2004 Wilkinson Gallery, London: 'Back out on that road again…'
2003 Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Spain
2003 Berwick Gymnasium Art Gallery, Northumberland:
'Good News for the Working Lad'
2002 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea: 'Where Happiness Happens'
2001 Chapter, Cardiff: 'Where Happiness Happens'
2000 Anthony Wilkinson, London
1999 Soho House, London
1998 Jason and Rhodes, London
Selected Group Exhibitions
2022 Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight: 'Paradoxes'
2021 Oriel y Bont, University of South Wales: 'Imagining History - Wales in Fact and Fiction' (coinciding with the
online conference of the same name 12-13 November 2021)
The Drawing Hub at Paréidolie Art Fair, Marseille, France: Vertigo of Time, curated by Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge
Poola Gallery, Pula, Croatia: Ruin
Terrace Gallery, London: The Long Echo
Greystone Industries, Wickham Market, SuffolkSilent Disco curated by Graham Crowley
Adam’s Gallery, Reigate: Makings - Print, Ink & Clay,
2019 The National Museum, Gdansk, Poland: Made in Britain, 82 Painters of the 21st Century
2018 Kuhlhaus Berlin: PaintLounge
The Crypt, London: New Painting
Collyer Bristow, London: 'In the Future'
2017 Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London: 'A Bird in the Head'
Yantai Art Museum, Yantai; Artall Gallery, Nanjing; Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing;
Tianjin Academy of Fine Art, China: 'Contemporary Masters from Britain'
2015 No.4 Gallery, Malvern: Failed Utopias
Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, China: 'Contemporary British Drawing'
Charlie Smith Gallery, London: 'Anti-Social Realism'
2014 H project Space, Bangkok; Transition Gallery, London; The Usher Gallery, Lincoln: '(detail)'
2013 Austin Forum, London: 'Chapter'
Lion and Lamb, London: 'Unknown Sitter'
CAST, Hobart, Tasmania; Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.Screenings at Tate Modern,
Phoenix Gallery, Exeter: '971 Horses and 4 Zebras' curated by Jordan Baseman and Gary Thomas
2012 Motorcade/Flash Parade, Bristol: 'The Man Don’t Give a Fuck' curated by Mermaid and Monster
Ceri Hand Gallery, Liverpool: Memory of a Hope
2011/12 No. 4a Gallery, Malvern; Wimbledon Space, London; Phoenix Gallery, Exeter:
'The Perfect Crime/ The Perfect Nude'
2011 Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno: Mostyn Open 2011
Royal Academy of Arts, London: Summer Exhibition
Kingsgate Gallery, London: 'Prophets at Home'
2010 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool: John Moores Painting Prize 2010
Shanghai Art Gallery, Three on the Bund, China
Seongnam Art Centre, Korea: Layers, A Retrospective:
John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize Show
National Eisteddfod of Wales: Visual Arts Exhibition
2008 Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland: 'Precious Things'
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool: John Moores 25
Wimbledon Space, University of the Arts London: 'Drawn Encounters, Complex Identities'
Collective, Edinburgh, Lincoln Collective, g39, Cardiff: 'The Golden Record'
Berwick Gymnasium Art Gallery: 'Back to the Future'
2007 ICA, University of Pennsylvania, USA: 'Crimes of Ommision'
Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels: 'London Assembly'
2006 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool: John Moores 24
The Metropole Galleries, Folkstone: 'Fantasy Island'
39, London: 'Deck of Cards'
2005 RMIT Project Space, Melbourne, Australia: 'Weekending'
2004 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool: John Moores 23
The City Gallery, Prague: 'Other Times'
Globe Gallery, Newcastle: 'Weekending'
2003 The Approach, London: 'Dirty Pictures'
Wolverhampton Art Gallery; The Nunnery, London; NGCA, Sunderland;
Herbert Read Gallery,Canterbury: 'Yes! I am a long way from home'
2002 The Alpine Club, London: 'Art and Mountains'
Standpoint Gallery, London: 'Drive for Show, Putt for Dough'
National Eisteddfod of Wales: Visual Arts Exhibition
Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales: 'On Home Ground'
The House of Croatian Artists, Zagreb, Croatia: 'Wales, Unauthorized Versions'
VTO, London: Record Collection
2000 Barbara Gilman, Miami, Florida: 'Landscape'
Diehl Vorderwuelbecke, Berlin, Germany: 'British Art part 2
1999 Museum of Modern Art, Glasgow: 'Fresh Paint'
The Approach, London: 'Idlewild'
Milch, London: 'Asylum'
1998 Saks Fifth Avenue Arts Project, New York: 'London Now'
The Tannery, London: Whitechapel Open
Battersea Arts Centre, London: 'Sickly Sweet'
1997 Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester: 'Bittersweet'
1997 Jason and Rhodes, London: Intimate
1996 Gasworks, London: Sad
1996 Arthouse Gallery, London: Wishful Thinking
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London: Whitechapel Open
1995 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool: John Moores 19
Gasworks, London: Grin and Bear It
1994 Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales: Oriel Mostyn Open
Atlantis, London: Whitechapel Open
1993 63 Union Street, London: Pet Show
Grassimuseum, Leipzig, Germany: London/ Leipzig
1993 Waterman’s Art Centre, London: Western Exposure
1991 & 92 Royal Academy of Arts, London: Summer Exhibition
2014 - Painting Research at Wimbledon and Camberwell College of Arts and the Glasgow School of Art:
a series of lectures, panel discussions, symposia, present exhibitions, artists-in-residencies dedicated to
critical dialogue and the exposition of painting-led research.
Co-curated with Dr Zoë Mendelson. For details please see: www.paintingresearch.net
2016 Wimbledon Space, UAL London: The Abject Object. Artists included: Sophie Birch,
G LBrierley, Simon Callery, Mark Fairnington, Ana Genovés, John Greenwood,
Paul Housley, Damien Meade and Donal Moloney. A public panel discussion, chaired
by Geraint Evans and supported by the CCW staff research fund included Dr Fiona
Candlin, Frances Woodley, Damien Meade and Mark Fairnington.
Best Practice at Delta House Studios, London: The Flat Pack Sessions. Artists included:
Paul Housley, Jake Clark, Laura White, Martin Newth and Michael Samuels.
2015 CCW Graduate School Event, UAL London: Wilding the Edges co-curated with Edwina fitzPatrick
Wilding the Edges is an interactive walking tour of Wimbledon’s unexamined places:
a journey through spaces which straddle both city and countryside and where “wild” and
cultivated” environments overlap. Participants will be invited to reflect upon the
social and political implications of these hybridized spaces and explore how we might
respond to them as artists. The event was led by artist Nick Edwards (Cape Farewell) and
writer Paul Kingsnorth (Dark Mountain) in collaboration with artists Geraint Evans &
Edwina fitzPatrick (Wimbledon College of Art). Participants also include Lucy Orta
(Chair of Art in the Environment, UAL) and David Toop (Chair of Audio Culture and
2013 Wimbledon Space, UAL London: Witnessing the Wilderness co-curated with Ian Brown.
Artists included: Aleksandra Mir, Dan Hays, George Shaw, Geraint Evans, Helen Sear, Ian Brown,
James Ireland, Jacques Nimki, John Wood & Paul Harrison, Layla Curtis,Marko Mäetamm and
A series of six posters with an essay by Leigh Markopoulos were published by Camberwell
Press accompanied the exhibition. Exhibition events included a presentation by Marko
Mäetamm and a panel discussion ‘Witnessing the Wilderness: from the urban wasteland to
the final frontier’, part of the CCW Graduate School public Programme.
2013 Husk at Departure, London: Alastair Gordon: ‘Danish Departed’.
Residencies and Awards
2013 Colas Foundation Commission
2008 John Moores 25 contemporary painting prize: Prizewinner
2003 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
2002/03 The Berwick Gymnasium Fellowship
2001 Woo Charitable Foundation Award
1994 Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada
1993 Tooth Travel Scholarship: USA and Canada
Derek Williams Trust Collection, National Museum of Wales
Fondazione Morra Greco, Napoli, Italy
The West Collection, Pennsylvania, USA
The British Embassy, Berlin
The Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston-upon-Hull
The Priseman Seabrook Collection
Colas Foundation, France
British Airways Art Collection
The Frank Cohen Collection
The Prudential Collection
Conferences and Panel Discussions
2018 PaintLounge Berlin: Panel discussion at Kuhlhaus Berlin
Teaching Painting: Painting the New: Painting as Technology - conference paper co-authored
with Zoë Mendelson and Thomas Cardwell at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.
2018 Kicking the dog will do, painting suburbia and its creative charge: symposium with Prof David Rayson,
Laura Oldfield -Ford, Prof Matthew Worley and Fay Ballard. Convened by Geraint Evans and Zoë Mendelson
at the Union Chapel, London
2018 Hairy Interventions, a solo exhibition by Sasha Bowles: discussion with Sasha Bowles, Rosalind Davis,
2017 Art Letter Home: paper given at symposium to accompany the Inter-Youth exhibition,
China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
PIY PaintLounge at Sluice Biennial: panel discussion with Simon Burton, Matthew Krishanu, Wendy Saunders
and Sue William A’Court
2015 Shock City: Resilience and the Anthropocene, Chelsea College of Arts. Panel discussion
with Edwina fitzPatrick, David Cross and The Anthropocene Atlas of Geneva
2011 Dialogues 2011 symposium: keynote speaker at Norwich University College of the Arts
2008 Drawn Encounters, Complex Identities: Conference paper for British School at Rome, organised by
Centre for Drawing UAL and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
Catalogues and Publications
2018 Hairy Interventions: solo exhibition by Sasha Bowles: The Bishop Stares, catalogue essay by Geraint Evans
2017 Contemporary Masters from Britain: catalogue with texts by Robert Priseman, Judith Tucker,
Terry Greene, Matthew Krishanu
2017 Making Landscapes from Suburban Swansea: Geraint Evans interviewed by Robert Priseman
in ArtUK, www.artuk.org
2014 (detail) with essays by Andrew Bracey, Simon Granell, Daivd Ryan and Brian Curtin
2013 Turps Banana Issue Twelve: Geraint Evans: The sheer innocence of a curious gaze by Damien Meade
2012 Transmission Annual: catastrophe
2012 Newport Art Gallery, The sheer innocence of a curious gaze catalogue text:
'Caution: Slippery Surface' by David Barrett
2012 Turps Banana Issue Eleven: 'A History of Fear: Damien Meade' by Geraint Evans.
2010 Layers, A Retrospective: John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize Show
2008 Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland: Catalogue text for Precious Things by Graham Crowley.
2008 The Berwick Gymnasium Fellowships, An Archival Record: text by Cherry Smythe,
published by English Heritage and Art Editions North.
2008 Drawn Encounters, Complex Identities, British School at Rome. Paper for conference
organised by Centre for Drawing UAL and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
2008 Turps Banana Issue Four: Geraint Evans on Covadonga Valdes.
2007 Our Comic Book: ed. Mel Brimfield, published by Revolver. Contribution in collaboration with Jake Arnott.
2006 Painting People: the state of the art by Charlotte Mullins, published by Thames and Hudson.
2003 CASA, Spain: Catalogue text: 'It’s Nothing Special' by Tom Morton.
2003 NGCA, Sunderland: Catalogue text: 'Yes! I am a long way from home' by Roy Exley.
2001 House of Croatian Artists, Zagreb: Catalogue text: Wales: Unauthorized Versions: Alex Farquharson.
2000 Diehl Vorderwuelbecke, Berlin, Germany: Catalogue text: British Art part 2 by Max Andrews.
1998 Saks Fifth Avenue Arts Project, New York: Catalogue text: London Now by Sarah Kent.
Articles and Reviews
01/10/08 Irish Times: Precious Things, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda: Aiden Dunne.
01/03/2006 Art Monthly: Fantasy Island, Folkstone: Martin Herbert.
01/01/2005 Art Monthly: Weekending, Newcastle: Paul Usherwood.
03/02/2004 The Independent: Solo show, Wilkinson Gallery by Sue Hubbard.
28/01/2004 Metro: Catching the ‘burb wave: Fisun Guner.
24/01/2004 The Guardian Guide: Solo show, Wilkinson Gallery: Jessica Lack.
01/02/2002 (a-n) Magazine: Road Trip: Sally Shaw.
05/01/2002 The Guardian Guide: Where Happiness Happens: Robert Clark.
05/01/2002 The Western Mail: Wild Riders of the Hobby Horse: Gordon Dalton.
01/01/2001 Themepark, Landscape: Highlanders.
01/09/2000 Art Monthly: Solo Show, Anthony Wilkinson: Alex Farquharson
04/07/2000 The Guardian: So you want to be an artist? Get a life: Adrian Searle.
28/06/2000 Time Out: Solo Show, Anthony Wilkinson: Sarah Kent.
17/06/2000 The Guardian Guide: Solo show, Anthony Wilkinson: Jessica Lack.
01/12/1999 Contemporary Visual Art: Coming Up For Air: Duncan McLaren .
23/08/1999 Fresh: HTV Wales production.
01/09/1998 Time Out: Solo Show, Jason and Rhodes: Martin Herbert.
01/05/1998 Art Monthly: Around the web: Michael Gibbs.
01/04/1998 Untitled: Bittersweet, Manchester: Charlotte Mullins.
04/12/1998 Kaleidoscope, Radio 4: Bittersweet, Manchester.
24/08/1998 The Guardian Guide: Solo Show, Jason and Rhodes: Simon Grant.
01/02/1997 What’s On: Intimate, Jason and Rhodes: Andrew Lambirth.
24/04/1996 Time Out: Wishful Thinking, London: Martin Herbert.
Geraint Evans is currently the Pathway Leader for MA Painting at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London. He has also held the posts of acting Programme Director Fine Art, course leader MA Painting and acting Pathway Leader BA Painting at Wimbledon College of Arts. He was the acting Course Leader for the Postgraduate Diploma course at Chelsea College of Arts in 2012. He has been an external examiner at Cambridge School of Art and Northbrook College, University of Brighton. He has been a visiting lecturer at the Royal Academy Schools; Norwich University College of the Arts; China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China; Staffordshire University; Camberwell College of Arts, UAL; Central Saint Martins; University of Leeds; Northbrook College, University of Brighton; KIAD Canterbury School of Fine Art; University of Sunderland Faculty of Art and Design; De Montfort University, Leicester; Newcastle University: Faculty of Art and Design; Goldsmiths, University of London; Royal College of Art, London; John Moores University; Aberystwyth University; Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Tenessee, Knoxville, USA.