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Name: gavin mayhew

Art: fine art + surreal

Country: United Kingdom

Birth Date: 1948-01-20

URL: http://www.artist-gavinmayhew.co.uk

Contact: 01388 517308


gavin mayhew fine art + surreal United Kingdom

Biography:

• In 1992 I was chosen to represent County Durham in their cultural exchange scheme which resulted in two exhibitions staged in Germany. 
• Following two successful exhibitions in the U.S.A. in February, 1999 I was invited back to the States to show my paintings in the twin county of Durham, North Carolina in August, 2000. 
• I was chosen to represent county Durham at the Municipality of Royvas Painting Festival, Crete in August, 2006 
• Summer 2008 I was involved and exhibited paintings/sculpture/photo-montage in the international arts project (England, France, Germany, Italy) 4elements 
• My work has been commissioned both home and abroad and has been featured on the Tyne Tees Television programme, ‘Dales Diary’ 
• I have gained a number of regional awards for art projects and teaching 

Exhibitions:

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 
2008 Greenfield Community Arts Centre Ferryhill, Co. Durham 
2007 Washington Arts Centre Co. Durham 
2000 The Art Guild Gallery, Durham, Nth Carolina. U.S.A.  
2000 B.B.C. Broadcasting Centre Newcastle on Tyne 
1999 Newark Academy Gallery New Jersey, U.S.A. 
1999 D.L.I. Art Gallery Durham City 
1998 The Cutting Room Gallery Leeds 
1997 Bishop Auckland Town Hall Gallery Co. Durham 
1997 Brabenthallen Netherlands 
1996 Crook Civic Centre Co. Durham 
1996 Washington Arts Centre Co. Durham 
1995 Studentwerk Tübingen, Germany 
1993 Crook Civic Centre Co. Durham 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 
2006 Municipality of Rouvas Art Festival Crete 
1999 New York Art Expo U.S.A. 
1998 Art Miami U.S.A. 
1997 Wear Valley Artists Co. Durham 
1993 Raw Gallery London  
1992 International Art Exchange Exhibition Tübingen, Germany 

Interview

How did you start in Art?

Art College, Teaching, University, Exhibitions, International Art Projects

Who is/was your master?

Do you think that training is Important or prefer self-taught?

Both are as important. Depa 
ends on the artist

It is possible to live from Art?

Very hard

Transpiration or inspiration?

Inspiration

Your 3 Favorite Artists Living and Dead

Unable to quantify.

Work of art that you would like to be the Author and Why

Anything tha is inspirational; and sends out a message

Is there a Price for Art?

I wish there was more price for mine

Everything can be art or are there limits?

There should be limits. Morality should prevail

Digital Art. Yes or no?

Yes

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