Graham Boyd

Graham Boyd

2019 University of Hertfordshire: awarded Honorary Fellowship.
2005 Intuition & Reason’, Lecture to W.E.A. Kings Langley.
2003 Intuition & Reason’, Lecture to Tate Gallery Guides - also Hertfordshire Visual Artists Forum.
1995 Guest Artist, International Multi-Media Symposium, Faial, Azores.
1992 Anglo-Dutch Artists Workshop, Rounton, North Yorkshire.
1976-93 Principal Lecturer in Fine Art, Head of Painting, Course Leader P/T BA/BA Hons Fine Art Degree Course,
  Herts College of Art & Design, St Albans/University of Hertfordshire.
1987 Guest participant in Barcelona Triangle International Workshop
1985 Artists in Essex Exhibitions Selector.
1983 Visiting Artist, Exeter College of Art & Design.
  Participated in 2nd Triangle International Workshop,New York, USA.
1975-83 Visiting Artist, Reading University.
1972-73 Exchange Assoc. Professor, Plymouth State College, University of New Hampshire, USA.
1953-55 Resident in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
1951 Watford School of Art, NDD.
before 1951 NDD, ATD, University of London.
1946-48 Army service in Libya.
1928 Born in Bristol

Solo exhibitions | group exhibitions | collections | bibliography

2022University of Hertfordshire "Volatile Creatures".
2021Goldmark Gallery "A Retrospective"
2018 Compulsive Dreamer; Graham Boyd at Ninety.  The Cut Gallery, Halesworth, Suffolk.
2017 The New Hampshire Grids and Constructions; Parndon Mill, Harlow, Essex.
2016 'The New Hampshire Grid', Drawings and watercolours from the 1970's, The Courtyard Gallery, Hertford. 
2015 INTERACTION, Graham Boyd, The Gibberd Gallery, Harlow,Civic Centre, Essex.
2014 GRAHAM BOYD, Recent Paintings, Hertford Theatre Gallery.
2013 Graham Boyd, 'Conversing with Colour', Artistmeet, Rickmansworth.
  Graham Boyd, The Hertford Theatre Gallery.
2011 'The Primacy of Colour', Recent Paintings by Graham Boyd, Watford Museum | Catalogue - pdf
2010 'Visual Metaphors', early works by Graham Boyd, Bushey Museum and Art Gallery.
2009 'Picturing The Sublime', Recent paintings by Graham Boyd. The Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Glos.
2008 Graham Boyd at Eighty – Parndon Mill Gallery, Harlow.
2007 Graham Boyd at Courtyard Arts Gallery, Hertford.
  Graham Boyd Light/Space/Colour. Recent paintings. SE1 Gallery, London.
2006 Recent paintings by Graham Boyd, The Salt Gallery, Hayle, Cornwall.
2004 ‘Striking Lights’, Recent paintings deli Art, Charterhouse St, London.
  ‘The Long Haul’, Paintings by Graham Boyd, Bushey Museum & Art Gallery.
  ‘Dancing with Colour’, The Salt Gallery, Hayle, Cornwall.
2003 ‘The Energy of Colour’, Two person exhibition with Sheila Girling, Pilgrim Gallery, Lambs Conduit Street, London.
2001 Graham Boyd – ‘Disruptive Tendencies’: University of Hertfordshire.
1999 'Colour Transactions', deli Art, Charterhouse St, London.
1997 Two Person Exhibition with Helene Fesenmaier, Harriet Green Gallery, Soho, London.
1995 Recent Paintings: The Fielder Centre, University of Hertfordshire.
1994 Recent Paintings: Margaret Harvey Gallery, University of Hertfordshire.
1994-2005 Hertfordshire Artists Forum Open Studios.
1994 Paintings & Sculptures: Graham Boyd and Katherine Gili. Charterhouse Gallery, London.
1991 Sandra Higgins Fine Arts, London.
1988 Early & Recent Works : Graham Boyd 1950's-1980's'. Margaret Harvey Gallery, Herts. College of Art & Design.
1986 London College of Furniture : Recent Paintings.
1983 Spacex Gallery, Exeter.
1982 Oxford Gallery.
1980 Herts College of Art & Design.
1979 Oxford Centre for Management Studies.
1971 Oxford Gallery.
1968 Oxford Gallery.
1963 Molton Gallery, London.
1962 Artists International Association, London.

Solo Exhibitions | group exhibitions | collections | bibliography

2018 British Abstract Painting in the 1980's :University of Coventry.
2015 Summer Exhibition, The Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Glos
PAINT, Hertford Theatre Gallery.
JAZZ exhibition, Gibberd Gallery, Harlow.
2012 New possibilities; abstract paintings from the seventies, The Piper Gallery, London W1T 1PE.
  Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
  Paintings from the Seventies' The Piper Gallery, London WiT iPE.
2011 Winter exhibition, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Glos.
2010 Christmas Exhibition, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Glos.
2008 & 2009 Summer Exhibitions, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Glos.
2007 Sandra Higgins Summer Show, Avenue Studios, London SW3.
2006-7 Bushey Artists and Meadow Studios', Bushey Museum & Art Gallery.
2006 Works on Paper Fair, Sandra Higgins Fine Arts, R.C.A. The Salt Gallery, Hayle, Cornwall.
  Consistently Abstract. The Salt Gallery, Chelsea Art Fair.
2005 'Small is Beautiful' Winter Exhibition, The Salt Gallery, Hayle, Cornwall.
2004 ‘Confluence’. The Pilgrim Gallery, Lambs Conduit St, London. The Salt Gallery, Hayle. Summer Exhibition.
2002 'Deli Art in Bristol', The Crypt Gallery, St Georges, Brandon Hill. Lemon Street Gallery, Truro - Summer Exhibition.
2000 'Driven to Abstraction', Bell Gallery, Winchester.
1999 'Observers', deli Art, Charterhouse St, London
1998 Geoff Hollow Benefit Exhibition, Beardsmore Gallery, London
1997 Atlantic Fusion, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14.
1996 International Multi-Media Symposium Exhibition, Sociedade Nacional de Bellas Artes, Lisbon.
  International Multi-Media Symposium Exhibition, Conde Duque, Madrid.
1995 Affordable Art, Woodlands Gallery, Blackheath.
  International Multi-Media Symposium Exhibition, Casa da Cultura da Horta, Faial, Azores.
1993 Five painters from the University of Hertfordshire, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.
1992 Divergencies: UK.-USA. The Capsule, Tower Bridge Piazza, SE1. with Helene Fesenmaier and David Seaton.
1989 'My Generation', curated by Peter Davies, Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport.
  'Mixed Air', 5 abstract painters & sculptors presented by Kapil Jariwala, AIR Gallery.
  Artists in Aid of Tibet, Cambridge.
1987 Triangle Barcelona Exhibition. 'Recent Abstract Painting & Sculpture', 3 man exhibition.
  Audun Gallery, Chelsea. With John Foster and Andy Sloan.
1986 The Triangle Show, Smiths Gallery. Artists in Hertfordshire,
  Margaret Harvey Gallery, HCAD, Watford Museum, Stevenage Arts Centre.
1983 Triangle Artists, Pine Plains, New York, USA.
1977 Royal Academy. London Group.
1976 Royal Academy. London Group.
1975 Royal Academy. London Group. Cleveland International Drawing. Guernsey Festival - AIR.
1974 Royal Academy. London Group.
1973 Royal Academy.
1971 'Shapes in Spaces', Annely Juda, Woburn Abbey.
1969 John Moores, Liverpool.
1968 Belfast 68 - Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
1967 John Moores, Liverpool.
1966 Royal Academy.
1965   Royal Academy.
  Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art.
1963 London Group.
1962 London Group.
  Selected for Arts Council Tour.
1957-1966 Waddington Galleries.
1958 Artists International Association.  > Big Pictures = Touring Exhibition.
1957 Spring Festival of Modern British Painting: Cartwright Hall, Bradford.
  Artists International Association. 25. RBA Gallery, Gt. Suffolk St., London.
  John Moores, Liverpool.
1956 Spring Festival of Modern British Painting: Cartwright Hall, Bradford.
1954 Daily Express Artists Under 35.
1951 Young Contemporaries.
1950 Young Contemporaries.

solo Exhibitions | group exhibitions | collections | bibliography

Art UK.
Walker Gallery, Liverpool.
Trinity College, Oxford.
Oxford Centre for Management Studies.
William Underwood Co., Boston, USA.
Triangle Artists Workshop.
City University - London.
The Catalunya Institute of Contemporary Art, City of Barcelona.
Cambridgeshire County Library Picture Loan Scheme.
University of Hertfordshire.
B.M.W. Financial Services.
The Landmark Trust.
Bushey Museum
Private Collections, UK, USA, France, Canada, Spain, Zimbabwe, Holland, Portugal.

solo exhibitions | group exhibitions | collections | bibliography

Sam Cornish Gibberd Gallery Catalogue introductory essay 'Matisse's  Goldfish' 2014
Sam Cornish New possibilities; abstract paintings from the seventies 2012
Maxine King The Primacy of Colour.Recent paintings by Graham Boyd. 2012
  Art UK. 2011
Richard Dyer Campden Gallery. Picturing The Sublime
  Exhibition catalogue introductory essay  
Pete Hoida Big Chrysanth, Man and other paintings 2000 – 2007 February 2007
  Subscription Rooms, Stroud  
  Critique by Graham Boyd  
Peter Davies Graham Boyd at the Salt Gallery
September 2006
  The St. Ives Times and Echo & Hayle Times  
  Aquarelle Pictures Limited Editions April 2003
Sue Hubbard The Independent. 17th July 2003
  Graham Boyd & Sheila Girling @ Pilgrim Gallery  
Cuillin Bantock Graham Boyd: 'Disruptive Tendencies'
  University of Hertfordshire  
Jan Stanislaw Wojciechowski International Multi Medium Symposium,
  Azores Portugal, Travelling Exhibition,  
  University of Hertfordshire  
  Concise Illustrated Catalogue of British Paintings
  National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside
Henk Lotsy The Motor House Anglo-Dutch Workshop Video 1992
Peter Davies Arts Review
September 1988
  Graham Boyd, Past and Recent Works 1950's-1980's  
Tim Hilton The Guardian, Critics Choice, September 1988
  Graham Boyd past and Present Works 1950 's-1980's
Peter Davies Arts Review
November 1987
  Graham Boyd, John Foster and Andrew Sloan at the Audun Gallery  
  Art Triangle, Barcelona 1987 Ajuntament de Barcelona 1987
  Triangle Artists Workshop Year Book 1983
Nicholas Rourkes Sculpture in Plastics London Pitman 1978
Paddy Kitchen The Times London Group February 1977
Conway Lloyd Morgan Arts Review Shapes in Spaces, Woburn Abbey July 1971
Guy Burn Arts Review John Moores 1969      November 1969
Rita Harris Arts Review Graham Boyd/Peter Kalkhof February 1969
Nigel Gosling The Observer Review Graham Boyd/Peter Glover February 1969
Guy Burn Arts Review Graham Boyd/Peter Glover February 1968
Cottie Burland Arts Review Summer Exhibition AIA June 1966
Eddie Wolfram Arts Review Summer Exhibition AIA  June 1964
Conroy Maddox Arts Review Molton Gallery:  Graham Boyd                    September 1963
Justin Knowles Arts Review Waddington Gallery:  Mixed Show  August 1963
Cottie Burland Arts Review
Summer Exhibition AIA
July/August 1963
  Whose Who in Art : UK from 1963