Artist: Caroline Bailey RSW

Detail of Lilies on Red

27.5 x 29.5 mixed media

Detail of Anemones on Red

25 x 29 mixed media

Boats in Portree

13.5 x 13.5 mixed media

Anemones on Gold

10 x 10 mixed media

1953 Born Chester
1970-71 Foundation Course Mid Cheshire College of Further Education
1972-75 B.A. (Hons) Printed Textiles Manchester Polytechnic
1975-76 M.A. Textile Design Manchester Polytechnic
1977-1985 Taught part time at Manchester Polytechnic and worked freelance in textiles and painting.
1986 onwards Continued to paint exhibiting regularly throughout the U.K.

Major One-Person Exhibitions include:
  • The Gallery Manchester’s Art House (Manchester 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2005)
  • The Gallery Anglesey’s Art House (Anglesey 2004)
  • Thompson’s The City (London 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004)
  • Walker Gallery (Harrogate 1997 to 2012)
  • Morven Gallery (Isle of Lewis 1999, 2003, 2010)
  • Thompson’s Gallery, Marylebone (London 1999, 2001, 2003, 2012)
  • Waterford Gallery (Manchester 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006)
  • Colours Gallery (Edinburgh 2001, 2007)
  • John Noott Gallery/Broadway Modern (Broadway 1995-2007)
  • Ainscough Contemporary Art (London and Dartmouth 2007, 2010)
  • Panter and Hall (London 2009)
  • Denise Yapp Contemporary Art (Monmouth 2010)

Group exhibitions include:
  • Mina Renton Gallery (London)
  • Castlegate House (Cumbria)
  • Manor House Gallery (Oxfordshire)
  • Clifton Gallery (Bristol)
  • Albany Gallery (Cardiff)
  • Yew Tree Gallery (Cornwall)
  • Denise Yapp contemporary Art (Monmouth)
  • Hunter Gallery (Suffolk)
  • Sarah Samuels Fine Paintings (Chester)

PrivateCollections:
  • Irish Management Institute
  • Maclay Murray and Spens
  • Edinburgh Fund Managers
  • Callscan Ltd.
  • Nynas

Awards:
  • Royal Watercolour Society Open Exhibition -Daler Rowney Award -First Prize 1994.
  • Royal Watercolour Society Awards -The Artist Award 1997
  • Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour -Glasgow Arts Club Fellowship 1999 and the Scottish Arts Club Award 2001
  • Royal Scottish Academy -N.S.Macfarlane Charitable Trust Award -1999

Other Exhibitions:
  • The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour Open Exhibition in 1990, 1993 and 1995,
  • The Royal Watercolour Society Open Exhibition in 1992, 1994, 1995, and 1996.
  • The Royal Watercolour Society Award Exhibition in 1997.
  • The Royal Society of Marine Artists in 1994 and 1995.
  • The Royal Glasgow Institute Open Exhibition in 1994, 2007
  • The Singer and Friedlander-Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 1995.
  • The Manchester Art Fair 1995.
  • The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water-colours Open Exhibition 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999. Art ‘97, to Art 2007 Islington.
  • The Royal Scottish Academy 1999 to 2002
  • Elected to membership of The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours in November 1998.