WILHELMINA BARNS-GRAHAM  
         
 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Collage Works 1982 – 1986, Art First, London
2014

In Perspective: The Late Works, Art First, London

> Illustrated catalogue

 

A Survey of Works 1945-1995, Art First at The London Art Fair

2012 Wilhelmina Barns-Graham: A Scottish Artist in St Ives. Centenary Exhibition, Fleming Collection
  Wilhelmina Barns-Graham; A Line of Drawing, 1943 – 1993, Art First
2009 Order and Disorder, Paintings 1965-1980, Art First, London
  A Discipline of the Mind - The Drawings of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney and tour
2008 David Krut Projects, New York
2007 Prints and Book launch, Art First, London
2006 Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912-2004), Art First, London
2005 Wilhelmina Barns-Graham: Movement and Light Imag(in)ing Time. Tate St Ives

2004

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham 1912-2004: A Tribute - Recent Paintings and New Prints, Art First, London

2002

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham – A Celebration at 90, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham: A Tribute from Art First, Art First, London

2002-2004

W. Barns-Graham: Painting as Celebration, Crawford Art Centre, St Andrews, travelling to Aberdeen Art Gallery; Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; City Art Gallery and Museum, York; Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University; Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull; Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie; Harwick

2001

W. Barns Graham Prints, Exeter University

Art First, London

1999-2000

An Enduring Image, Tate Gallery, St. Ives

1999

The McGeary Gallery, Brussels

Art First, London

1997

Art First, London

The New Millennium Gallery, St. Ives

1996-7

The National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

1996

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

1995

Art First, London

1994

Drawing 1945 – 1960, Art First, London

The Woof at the Door, Penzance

1992-3

W. Barns- Graham at 80, William Jackson Gallery, London, touring to Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal; Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Dundee Art Galleries and Museum, Dundee, Wakefield Art Gallery, Wakefield

1992

Crawford Art Centre, St Andrews

The Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro

1989-90

Retrospective exhibition, touring: Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, City Art Centre Edinburgh; Perth Museum and Art Gallery; Crawford Art Centre, St Andrews

1989

Scottish Gallery, London

1988/90

Ancrum Gallery, Roxburghshire

1987

Gillian Jason Gallery, London

1984

The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney

1982

The Crawford Centre, St Andrews

Henry Rothschild Exhibition, Germany

1981

LYC Museum and Art Gallery, Cumbria

The Byre Theatre, St Andrews

1978

The New Art Centre, London

1976

Wills Lane Gallery, St Ives

1971

Marjorie Parr Gallery, London

1970

Sheviock Gallery, Cornwall

Park Square Gallery, Leeds

1968

Richard De Marco Gallery, Edinburgh

The Bear Lane Gallery, Oxford

1957

City Art Gallery, Wakefield

1956/59/60/81

Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

1954

Roland, Browse and Delbanco, London

1949/52

Redfern Gallery, London

1947/49/54

Downing Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall



Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 St Ives Connections, Art First, London
2009 ZOOM – Looking Back/Looking Forward, Art First, London
2008-9 Four Scottish Painters: W Barns-Graham, John Bellany, Alan Davie, Anne Redpath Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
2008 Wilhelmina Barns-Graham 1912 - 2004 & Sandra Blow 1925 - 2006: Energy in Abstraction, Art First, London

2004

Spoilt for Choice: A Christmas Exhibition, Art First, London

2002

A Critic’s Choice (Mel Gooding), Newlyn Art Gallery

2001

Art First in Print , Art First, London

New Work from Scotland , Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames

Eigse, Carlow Arts Festival, Ireland

1999

Liberation and Tradition – Scottish Art 1875-1963, Aberdeen Art Gallery and McMagnus Gallery, Dundee

1998-2004

Royal Scottish Academy (RSA), Edinburgh

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW), Edinburgh

1998

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London

Displays 1997-78, Tate St. Ives

Curwen Print Makers , Curwen Gallery, London

1997

Critics Choice , RSW, Edinburgh

1996

Art Miami, International Art Fair, with Art First, London

1995

Porthmeor Beach: A century of Images , Tate St. Ives

100 Years Context & Continuity , Newlyn Art Gallery

A Cornish Midsummer , Royal West of England Academy, in collaboration with Penwith Society

William Gear Friends Past and Present , Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

1994

Painters Prints , Curwen Gallery, London

New Academy Gallery Contemporary Prints , Coach House Gallery, Guernsey

1992

Contemporary Painters and Sculptors from Cornwall , Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

New Beginnings; Postwar British Art, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

1991

St. Ives , Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

1990

Festival of Fifty-One , Arts Council Collection, touring exhibition

Scottish Drawing ,The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

1989/90

Scottish Art since 1900 , Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh and on tour to Barbican Art Gallery, London

1989

Post-War British Art , Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

A Century of Art in Cornwall 1889-1989 , The County Museum and Art Gallery, Truro, Cornwall

Song of the Sea , Dundee Museum and Art Gallery

40 years at the Penwith , Penwith Society, St. Ives

St Ives , Beaux Arts, Bath Festival

1988/9

Freeing the Spirit, Contemporary Scottish Abstraction, Crawford Arts Centre, St Andrews

1988

The Experience of Landscape , Arts Council touring exhibition

1987

Aspects of Landscape , SAC touring exhibition

Looking West , Newlyn Art Gallery and the Royal College of Art, London

1985

St Ives , 1939-64, The Tate Gallery, London

1984

Homage to Herbert Read , University of Kent, Canterbury

1982

Art from Cornwall , Galerie Artica, Cuxhaven

1981/83

Contemporary Art from Scotland , The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

1981

Newlyn Society of Artists , Galerie Artica, Cuxhaven, Germany

1980

Contemporary Art Society Exhibition , Sothebys Edinburgh

St. Ives Summer Festival Exhibition , Penwith Galleries, St. Ives

1979-2003

New Craftsman Gallery, St Ives

1978

Painters in Parallel , SAC (Festival Exhibition)

1977

British Artists of the 60’s , The Tate Gallery, London

1973-89

Wills Lane Gallery , St Ives

1972

Annual Exhibition , Plymouth Society of Art (invited artist)

1971

Helen Sutherland Collection , Arts Council touring exhibition

1969

Painting 1940-1949 , SAC touring Edinburgh

1966

WIAC Exhibition , Whitechapel Art Gallery (invited artist)

1964

Pictures for Schools , Royal College of Art Gallery, London

1960

Painters from Cornwall , Plymouth City Art Gallery

Tenth anniversary of Penwith Scoiety of Art, (invited artist)

Contemporary Scottish Artists , SAC touring exhibition of Canada

International Exhibition of Works in Gouache , New York

British Watercolours , Waddington Gallery, London (tour to Sweeden)

1958-60

Waddington Gallery, London, 1 st House Exhibition

1955

Seven Scottish Artists , Scottish Arts Council (SAC), touring exhibition

Abstract Art 2 , Milan (invited artist)

1954

British Painting and Sculpture , Whitechapel Art Gallery,

1953

International Watercolour Exhibition , Brooklyn Museum, New York

Artists of Fame and Promise , Leicester Galleries, London

1952

WIAC Exhibition, RBA Galleries, London (invited artist)

Contemporary Artists, Chapel House Penzance

1951

British Abstract Art, Gimpel Fils, London

Danish, British and American Abstract Artists, Riverside Museum, New York

WIAC Exhibition, RBA Galleries, London (invited artist)

1949-2004

Penwith Society of Arts, St Ives

1947/48

Crypt Group, St Ives

1946

Living Artists , National Gallery of Scotland

1945-7

Modern Artists , Downings Gallery, St.Ives

1945-46

St Ives Society of Artists , travelling exhibition in UK and South Africa

1945

The Moderns, Castle Inn, St Ives

1942-49

St Ives Society of Artists

1942-2003

Newlyn Society of Artists

1941/44/86/88

Royal Scottish Academy (RSA), Edinburgh