Martin Williams

Martin Williams Studio Photo

Born Staffordshire, England

Lives in Northamptonshire and has a studio in Olney, Buckinghamshire.

Education

1979 BA(Hons) Graphic Design, Leicester Polytechnic

Selected Solo/Group Exhibitions

2015
Osborne Studio Gallery, London
Equestrian Art Limited
Art Centre & Gallery, Bedford

2014
Osborne Studio Gallery, London
Hong Kong Affordable Art Fair
Equestrian Art Limited

2013
Osborne Studio Gallery, London
Equestrian Art Limited

2012
Osborne Studio Gallery, London
Equestrian Art Limited

2006 - 2011
Commissions for private and corporate collections
Tutor, Lecturer, BA(Hons) Fine Art
Equestrian Art Limited

2005
Osborne Studio Gallery, London

2004
Osborne Studio Gallery, London

2003
Osborne Studio Gallery, London
Mall Galleries, London
Equestrian Art Limited

2002
Osborne Studio Gallery, London. Solo show
Mall Galleries, London

2000
Galerie Daniel Besseiche, Deauville. Solo show
Christie's, London. Society of Equestrian Artists

1999
Equus Gallery, Newmarket
Galerie Daniel Besseiche, Deauville & Courchevel
Christie's, London. Society of Equestrian Artists

1998
Art Connoisseur Gallery, London
The Art Centre, Bedford, Solo show
Goodwood, Richmond Enclosure, Sussex

1997
Osborne Studio Gallery, London
Clifford Gallery, Olney, Buckinghamshire
The National Stud, Kildare, Ireland

1996
Somoza Simms Gallery, Houston, Texas

1995
Hosakawa Gallery, Tokyo
Equus Gallery, Newmarket

1994
Osborne Studio Gallery, London
Goodwood, Richmond Enclosure, Sussex

1993
Mall Galleries, London
Equus Gallery, Newmarket

1992
Goodwood House, Sussex
Osborne Studio Gallery, London

1991
Equus Gallery, Newmarket. Solo show

1990
Osborne Studio Gallery, London

Awards

2003
Horse & Hound Award for Best Racing Painting
Society of Equestrian Artists, Mall Galleries, London

2000
President's 'Cuneo' Medal for most meritorious group of work
Society of Equestrian Artists, Christie's, London

1999
Banstead Manor Stud Prize for Best Sporting Painting
Society of Equestrian Artists, Christie's, London

1998
Hanson Award for Best Oil Painting
Society of Equestrian Artists, Art Connoisseur Gallery, London

Selected Press

2002
Paintings illustrate 'Injured Jockey Club Calendar' Jockey Club, Newmarket

2001
Painting illustrates 'Sir Peter O'Sullevan Charitable Trust Xmas Card'

1999
The Artist Magazine, article 'Drawing in Pastel'

1998
The Artist Magazine, feature article, 'Racing Colours, the Equestrian Art of Martin Williams'

1996
Country Life (7.3.96) '20th Century Sporting Art'

1996
BBC Television, interview on location in Newmarket

1996
Paintings illustrate 'Injured Jockey Club Calendar' Jockey Club, Newmarket

1992 - 98
Paintings illustrate 'Travelling the Turf'

1992
Paintings featured on numerous book jackets
Paintings illustrate Cheltenham Gold Cup Race Card

Teaching

1995-2011
Tutor/Lecturer (part time)
De Montfort University, Leicester, Banbury
OCVC, Banbury

BA(Hons) Fine Art
BA(Hons) Graphic Design/Illustration
BA(Hons) Creative Advertising