Exhibitions

Qualifications

2000 Master of Fine Art: Painting, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, London

1996 BA (Hons) Fine Art: Painting, Leeds Metropolitan University

 

Solo Exhibitions &Events

2019

The 'WOODS' series of charcoal drawings acquired by the British Museum Prints & Drawing Collection.  see THE WOODS series here

2017

‘Mirrors - Pip Dickens’, Storey Gallery, Lancaster, UK

2013

‘Pip Dickens’, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

‘Pip Dickens - SCREEN’ , Rugby Art Gallery, Warwickshire, supported by the Arts Council of England

2012

‘Toward the Light - Pip Dickens', The Brindley Arts Centre, Cheshire, (31 Mar - 12 May 2012). Touring Exhibition

‘Pip Dickens - Patterns of Shadows', Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation, London (6 Mar- 17 Apr 2012)

‘Pip Dickens - New Works', Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds (18 Jan - 14 Apr 2012)

2011

'Hajime - The Beginning...', with Sound compositions by Monty Adkins, Creative Arts Building, University of Huddersfield

2010

‘Towards The Light - Pip Dickens', Selected and new works, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, Yorkshire. Supported by the Arts Council of England Touring Exhibition various UK venues. Touring Exhibition

2008

‘Fabrications', Selected Work, Brass Gallery, Leeds

2001

‘Pip Dickens',Cassian de Vere Cole Fine Art, London

2000

‘Pip Dickens',Cassian de Vere Cole Fine Art, London

1998

‘Pip Dickens',Yorkshire Television, Leeds

 

Two-person Exhibitions

2002

‘Oil & Stone', sculpture of Deveren Bowman and paintings of Pip Dickens at East 73rd Gallery, London

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021

"What Do We Know Anyway?": WDWKA is a substantial exhibition curated by artist JJ Chan.  It presents works by students and teachers that JJ has encountered through formal educational relationships: those that have taught them, and those that they have taught, all of whom, they say, they have learnt from.  Pip Dickens is an invited artist.

BLOC Projects, Sheffield

Creator: JJ Chan | Curated by Sunshine Wong

10-21 July 2021

Weblink to Exhibition

'Enough is Definitely Enough' by Andrew Bracey is a 2021 publication illustrating three touring exhibitions of 62 artists responses to the famous Velazquez painting, Las Meninas with contributions by participating artists (including Pip Dickens)

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2020

"Summer Haze": Group exhibition featuring paintings by 5 international artists: Igor Baranov and Oleg Mikhailov from Russia, Pip Dickens from UK, Tomáš Žemla from Slovakia and Zhang Xue from China. Cheer Bell Gallery, Hong Kong

7th July 2020- 31st August 2020

"Enough is Definitely Enough #3rd iteration:

Contemporary artists respond to Velazquez’ Las Meninas"

Curated by Andrew Bracey

Pineapple Black, Middlesborough from 24 September – 17 October 2020 AND Related news item here

"Enough is Definitely Enough #2nd iteration: 53 contemporary artists respond to Velazquez’ Las Meninas", Oceans Apart Gallery, Salford, UK (touring exhibition curated by Andrew Bracey),

7 March - 3 April 2020

 

2019

 

HONG KONG ART FAIR represented by Cheer Bell Gallery, Hong Kong

2017

‘Fully Awake’, 2nd show of the exhibition cycle organised by ‘Teaching Painting’ group, curated by Ian Hartshorne and Sean Kaye. Venue: House For An Art Lover, Glasgow, 2nd  - 18th November 2017

2015

‘In Light of the Monochrome’: Jane Harris, David Batchelor, Pip Dickens, Estelle Thompson, Heather Boxall, Manya Donaque and Clare Booker. Exhibition and Symposium.  Curated by Heather Boxall.  Bradford College of Art and Media, Bradford, Yorkshire

2014

‘Celebrating  Figuration and Abstraction: Elvira Bach - Pip Dickens - Gernot Kissel (1939 – 2008),’ curated by Vera Schuhmacher Fine Art and Renée Pfister Art & Gallery Consultancy, London. Foundry Gallery, Chelsea, London

‘Festival Gallery Artists’: Includes works by Michael Craig-Martin, Suzanne Treister, Willie Doherty, Brian Fell, Ralph McGaul, Elizabeth Stuart Smith, Pip Dickens and James Quin. At The Studios, Cheshire

2013

‘Inverse-Evoke: Art & Text’, R K Burt Gallery, London, curated by Renée Pfister, Art & Gallery Consultancy

Brighton Art Fair 2013, Renée Pfister, Art & Gallery Consultancy

Fulham Palace Art Fair 2013, Renée Pfister, Art & Gallery Consultancy

‘Art at The Yard’ pop up exhibition by The Festival Gallery

2012

'Brittle Crazie Glasse', curated by Lucy Newman-Cleeve of Man & Eve Gallery, London at Islington Mill, Salford

2011

'Colour in Art', Beldam Gallery, Brunel University West London, London (invited artist)

2010

'Twelve Constellations', Vulpes Vulpes, London

2009

'Porno-Graph' , Brass Gallery, Leeds

'A Feast for the Eyes', Gallery II, University of Bradford

'Art Auction for the Medical Foundation For the Care of Victims of Torture', Royal Institute of Great Britain, London

'On Your Wall' , Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, Leeds

'Mill', works on paper, Monika Bobinska Gallery,London

2007

'Pip Dickens',Stephanie Hoppen Gallery, London, curated by Alan Kluckow

2006

'Nocturnal', Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

2004

'Double Take', The Business Arts Council, San Francisco, USA

'Edna', Retrospective of past winners of the Edna Lumb Art Travel Award, Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery

'In The Mix', Tangent Contemporary Art at the San Francisco Marina, USA

2003

'Starting A Collection', Art First, London

'Illusion', Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

2002

'ten', bcontemporary, London

'Sharon Ben-Tal, Pip Dickens & Laurel Hunter', Tangent Contemporary Art, San Francisco, USA

'Beneath The Surface III', Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

'Best of Art 2002', Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

'FRESH ART FAIR' Business Design Centre, Islington, London

'Edna Lumb Art Travel Award Retrospective', Dean Clough Gallery, Halifax

2001

‘Beautiful & Unique' Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh

'6th Debenhams Windows Exhibition', Manchester

'Bittersweet', Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London

1999

'Grrr!', The Paper Bag Factory, London

1998

'Edna Lumb Art Travel Award Retrospective', Dean Clough Gallery, Halifax

 

Awards/Competitions

2016

Selected for 9th 2016 Art Slant Prize Showcase Winner - Abstract Painting

Selected for 6th 2016 Art Slant Prize Showcase Winner - Abstract Painting

2012

Marmite Painting Prize: longlisted final 50 for 2012 catalogue

2010

The Leverhulme Trust - Artist in Residence: University of Huddersfield, Department of Music

2009

Celeste Prize 2009: Painting - shortlisted

2008

Jerwood Contemporary Painting 2009 - nominated

2001

AXIS Sponsored Stand Award at FRESH ART FAIR

2000

Jeremy Cubitt Prize (Slade School of Fine Art)

1997

NatWest Art Prize - shortlisted

1995

Edna Lumb Art Travel Award - Research in Iceland

 

Commissions/Residencies/Lecturing

Numerous part-time and visiting lecture posts in HE and FE between 2005-2013

2015

‘In Light of the Monochrome’, exhibition and symposium.  Key Speaker: ‘Netherworlds of Greyness:  Green-Lipped Geishas and Old Sheep Dogs’ - on monochromatic colour: grey and green. Bradford College of Art and Media, Bradford, Yorkshire

2013

East Meets West: Painting, Calligraphy and More by Gu Feng and Pip Dickens. Talk and Live Demonstration, Business Confucius Institute/University Leeds at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Lecturer in Fine Art (Painting), Lancaster University

2012

Seminar: ‘Working with/in Japan’, The University for the Creative Arts, Surrey. Organised by Prof. Lesley Millar

2012

Participant in pilot study ‘What is Creativity?’ By Dr Jean Carabine, Open University (status:ongoing)

Commissioned Residency at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds

2010-2011

Leverhulme Trust Award Artist in Residence: University of Huddersfield, Department of Music

2009-2010

Commissioned Residency: Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, Yorkshire (and Cliffe Castle, Keighley)

2006

Public art commission Piccadilly, London working with Make Architects.  Designs for external integral public artwork

 

Public Collections

The British Musem Prints & Drawing Collection (acquired November 2019)

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery | University of Leeds

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery | Bradford Museums & Galleries

Numerous Private & Corporate Collections

 

Authored Publications

2017

'A Choreography of the Senses - The Painter's Studio' (Chapter 13)

Heywood, I. (Ed.). (2017). Sensory Arts and Design (1st ed.). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003086635

 

2012

Shibusa - Extracting Beauty

Edited by Monty Adkins and Pip Dickens, published by University of Huddersfield Press, ISBN-10: 1862181012,ISBN-13: 978-1862181014

E-print download