About John

John Cahill M.A. (R.C.A)



1954               Golborne,  Lancs



1971-73         Wigan Technical College (foundation studies)

1973-76         Portsmouth Polytechnic,B.A.(Hons)Fine Art

1977-80        Royal College of Art M.A.Painting



1979              G.L.C.Prize in “Spirit of London”painting competition.

1980             Jeffrey Archer prize for best painting by artist under 30.  G.L.C “Spirit of London” painting competition

1980             Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation sponsorship.

1981              G.L.C.”Spirit of London”highly commended.

1982             Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Sponsorship, First time awarded to the same artist twice

1985              Artist in Residence at Ferndale Comprehensive

1987              First prize at Royal Bath and West Show Art competition

1991               Second prize Wales Open art competition





1978             Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Lancs

1986            Wyeside Arts Centre. Buith Wells, Powys

1995             St. Davids Hall. Cardiff




1979             Cleveland (U.K.)International Drawing Bienale.

1982             Royal Academy Summer Show

1983             Brewhouse Theatre Open Exhibition. Taunton

1983           “Urban Images” Drumcroon Arts Centre. Wigan.

1985             Royal Academy Summer Show

1985             Newport City Museum and Art Gallery

1986             Barbican Arts Centre. London

1999-2000     Wales Drawing Bienale.(touring exhibition)

2003            Rona Gallery. Mayfair. London

2011            Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition. Mall  Galleries,London, and national touring exhibition.

2012            Lynn Painter-Stainers  Exhibition. Mall Galleries,  London, & W H  Patterson Gallery, London

2014            Lynn Painter-Stainers  Exhibition. Mall Galleries,  London

2014         Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London and nationwide touring exhibition (2 works exhibited)

2014           Waterfront Gallery, Milford Haven

2015            Lynn Painter-Stainers  Exhibition. Mall Galleries, London. (2 works exhibited.)

1988            Opened Harbour Gallery