Education and Training


CELTA, Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, WSC, Ipswich, 2019

University of Suffolk, PGCE, Return to Practice: Mental Health, Ipswich, 2016

University of East Anglia, PGCE: Teaching in Further & Higher Education, Ipswich, 2004

Royal Academy Schools, Postgraduate Diploma, Painting, London, 1996

Central St Martins School of Art and Design, BA Fine Art, Painting, London, 1993
The City Lit, Art and Design Foundation Course, London, London, 1990

Littlemore Hospital, School of Nursing, RMN, Oxford, 1987





Solo show 


Hamilton Mas, Felixstowe

Island Paintings / Tower Painting

April 4th - 14th



Group show


Suffolk Open Studios ONLINE EXHIBITION

Preview 9th April 7.30pm via Zoom







The Muse Gallery

Jane Frederick, Gosia Malawska, Mary Romer

 Notting Hill, London

10 June - 27 June 2021



Suffolk Open Studios

19/ 20 and 26/27 June 

St.Thomas Church, Bramford Lane, Ipswich






JUST ONE MORE THING, Asylum Studios Gallery, Rendlesham, Suffolk (with Hanna Wright, Joanna Whittle, Hayley Field, Karen Densham)

Between Us: Biennial Conversations and Exchanges : An ongoing dialogue between artists from China and Britain, Yantai Art Museum initiative. University of Suffolk, Ipswich & Original Projects, Great Yarmouth


Annual Ipswich Biennial : This is not an Oak Tree, Ipswich

Ipswich Art Society: 142nd Annual open exhibition

Contemporary British Painting, curated by Barbara Howey and Molly Thomson at Norwich Cathedral,The Hostry, Norwich                 

Made in Britain, Contemporay British Painting,The Muzeum Narodowe, Gdansk, Poland

Painting as Terrain,  Marylebone, The Crypt, (with Jyoti Bharwani, Alison Downer, Jane Frederick, Daphne Leighton, Ruth Philo and Mary Romer Greenfield), London



Women 100, Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich Museums, open until 6 April 2019

Annual Ipswich Biennial, Mixed Messages, Arbour House

Painting as Terrain, Octagon, Colchester

The Road Not Taken, Marylebone The Crypt, London



Artall Gallery and Yantai Art Museum in Nanjing, Priseman Seabrook collection, China

The Red Studio Enquiry, The Red House, Aldeburgh

Contemporary Painting: In Good Health, Menier Gallery, London

Contemporary Masters from the East of England, The Cut, Halesworth

Perfect Match, Something Useful Project & Veer Narmad South Gujarat

University, Menier Gallery, London
Boy on a Rock, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China



Perfect Match, Ramchandra Tulsian Art Gallery, Surat, India

Attend curated by Marion Piper, Angelika Studios, High Wycombe. (With

Dale McGinnes and Shawn Stipling)

Summer Show, The West Gallery, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight

PING, Minories Galleries, Colchester

Salon 8, The Old Lock Up Studio, Cromford, Derbyshire. Curated by Rachael Pinks and Clay Smith (With Rebecca Appleby, Paul Behnke, Jackie Berridge, Lisa Denyer, Geoff Diego Litherland, Terry Greene, Mandy Payne.)

Chinese Whispers, Fischmuellers, Freiburg, Germany

Contemporary British Watercolours, Burton Art Gallery & Museum, Bideford

Royal Watercolour Society Open, Bankside Gallery, London         

Sad but true, Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich. (With Hayley Field, Karen Densham, Jo Whittle and Hannah Wright.)

How soon is now, Nottingham. Curated by Laine Tomkinson. (With Noela Bewry, Rachel Carter, Terry Greene, Lauri Hopkins, Michelle Keegan, Jal Llewellyn, David Manley, Rachael Pinks, Lois Gardner Sabet, Clay Smith, John Stockton.)



Contemporary British Painting Show, London

Contemporary British Watercolours, curated by Simon Carter, Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery

Art/Converters! studio 1.1, London
Obscure Secure at Studio 1.1, with Hayley Field and Jacqueline Utley, London

Contemporary British Abstraction, London



Contemporary British Painting, Priseman-Seabrook Collection at Huddersfield Art Gallery
Obscure Secure with Hayley Field and Jacqueline Utley, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

Contemporary British Painters, St Marylebone Church, Crypt, London

Dreaming of a RED Xmas, studio 1.1, London

Off The Wall, The 9th Terrace Annual Open curated by Karl Bielik, London 

About Painting curated by Matthew Macaulay, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester. (With

Louisa Chambers, Lisa Denyer, Terry Greene, Matthew Macaulay, David Manley, Andy Parkinson and Anne Parkinson.)

A dream within a dream curated by Lisa Denyer, Bankley Studios & Gallery, Manchester. (With Karl Bielik, Valerie Brennan, Sarah McNulty, Sophie Rees, Melanie Russell, Sabine Tress)

ART/converters! studio 1.1, London



First Come First Served, Lion & Lamb, London

Contemporary British Painters, St Marylebone Church, Crypt, London

Summer Saloon Show at Art Britannia, Lion & Lamb, Miami, Florida

Hey, Narcissus, studio 1.1, London. (With Nigel Grimmer, Aindreas Scholtz, Stephanie Moran, Kirsten Glass, Christopher Bond, Virginia Verran, Sarah McNulty and Glen Wild.)

Summer Saloon Show, Lion & Lamb, London

This year's model, studio 1.1, London



Colchester Fine Art Open, Minories Galleries, Colchester

Royal Academy in East Anglia, Wingfield Barns, Suffolk

Open West, Summerfield Gallery, Cheltenham



Affiliations, Two Women Show with Sharon Murphy, Reunion Gallery, Felixstowe



Roderick Barrett and his students, Chappel Galleries, Essex

Anonyme Zeichner, Berlin



Gracias, Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain

Open2art, 13 Venues, Ipswich



20th Century Perspectives, Burlington Galleries, London

Un-earth, Sutton Hoo, National Trust, Woodbridge

Art in Mental Health (Touring to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery,

Talbot Rice Gallery, Urbis, Howard Gardens Garden Gallery and

Royal College of Art, London}



Summer Show, Royal Academy



Drawings for All, Gainsborough House, Sudbury

Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

Gleitflug, Passewaldscher Hof, Berlin



Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy



Ateliergemeinschaft Neukoelln, Berlin



Elton John Aids Foundation, Sotheby's, London

National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London



Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London



Premiums, Royal Academy, London

Small objects of Desire, The City Gallery, Leicester

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London

Making a Mark, Mall Galleries, London 



Genitals are Beauty, William Blake House, London

Premiums, Royal Aademy, London

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London

Derwent Open Drawing, Cheltenham



Premiums, Royal Academy, London



Lathaby Gallery, London Institute, London



Himley Hall, West Midlands



Solo shows


Island Paintings and Tower Painting, Hamilton Mas,

Felixstowe, April 2021


Field Paintings, Hamilton Mas,

Felixstowe, 2018


Idiom Two, The Crypt, St Marylebone Parish Church, London, 2013


Idiom,The Cut, Halesworth, 2013


Transition, The Benham Galleries, Colchester, 2010


The Need To Know, Endeavour House, Ipswich, 2005


Close-Less, Ipswich Museum, Ipswich, 2005


You Then, You Now, Highgate Gallery, London, 2003


Pampered Favourites, Basement Gallery, London, 2003


Brot und Spiele, Deutsche Bahn, Bergen, Ruegen, 2002


48 Stunden Neukoelln, Kulturnetzwerk, Berlin, 2001


Cirus Zwei, Putbus, Germany, 2001


Atelier in Neukoelln, Berlin, 2000


Auction, Proud Galleries, London, 1998


Oliver Benjamin Clothier, London, 1998


Make Your Day with Bettina Reiber, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1997


If you were me, Proud Galleries, London, 1996


Growing Up On Four Wheels, Mercedes Benz, London, 1995


Versions, Sadlers Wells Theatre, London, 1995






Red Studio Enquiry, The Red House, Aldeburgh, 2017

Something Useful Project & Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, 2016

Brisons Veor, Cornwall, 2014

Reside Residency Artist, 2014
The Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, Ireland, 2013

Artist in Residence: Lent Term, Ipswich School, Ipswich, 2010

Belmont Mill, County Offaly, Ireland, 2007

Plein Air, Katowice, Poland, 2007

Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain, 2005

Stipendium, Institut fuer Politik und Wirtschaft, Hamburg, 2001



Competitions, prizes and awards


Red Studio Enquiry, Research and Development funding, Arts Council England, 2017

a-n Re:view Bursary, 2015

Obscure Secure, Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England, 2014

firstsite Collector's Group Bursary, 2012

Highgate Gallery Bursary, Highgate Gallery, London, 2008
International Bursary, Arts Council Ireland & Offaly County Council, Ireland, 2007

Travel grant, European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam, 2007

Project Funding, Juliet Gomperts Trust, London, 2007

Drawings for All, Prizewinner, Sudbury, 2002

Arbeitsstipendium Atelier, Berlin, 1998

Sir Frank and Lady Short Prize, Royal Academy Schools, London, 1996

Armitage Prize, Royal Academy Schools, London, 1996

Royal Academy Schools Award, London, 1995

Landseer Scholarship, Royal Academy Schools, London, 1995

Mid Art Prize, West Midlands, 1992




Fortnum, R. (2017)  Baggage reclaim: Some thoughts on feminism and painting, Journal of Contemporary Painting, pp 216-17, intellect journals, Bristol

Priseman, R. (2017) Contemporary Masters From Britain, 80 British Painters of the 21st Century, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Priseman, R. (2016) Contemporary Masters From the East of England : 35 Painters from the East of England, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Purdue, F. (2016) Contemporary British Painting Summer Exhibition: 40 Artists,

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Carter, S. (2015) Contemporary British Watercolours, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Carter, S. (2015) Paint Britain: 45 Contemporary Painters, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Priseman, R (2015)  Seabrook Collection of 21st Century British Painting, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Paintings in the medical Journal The Lancet from 1994 to 2002





Yantai Art Museum, China

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, India

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria

Paintings for Hospitals, Bury St Edmunds

Offaly County Council, Ireland

Institut fuer Politik und Wirtschaft, Hamburg

Rupprecht Consult, Cologne

Provident Financial, London

Oxford University, Oxford

Hiscox Group, London

KPMG Peat Marwick, London

The London Institute, London

Private Collections in Germany, India, Italy and the UK.



Corporate commission

BMW Art Car, Royal Academy, London, 1996


International College, Essex University, September 2019





International College, Essex University, 2019

Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, since 2017

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University,  2016

Art Exchange, Essex University, since 2015

First site, Colchester, since 2013

School of Art, Colchester Institute, Colchester, 2005 - 2015

University Campus Suffolk, School of Art, Ipswich, 2005 - 2008

Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, 2008

Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland, 2005