Exhibiting Under Pandemic Lockdown

Due to the closure of exhibition spaces and the unpredictability of future loosening of social distancing rules The London Group has arranged a sequence of on-line exhibitions. This included both our Annual Exhibition for 2020 and a range of themed shows proposed and organised by individual members and open to all members.  In each of […]

The London Group ‘s Annual Exhibition 2019

  The London Group ‘s Annual Exhibition in 2019 is an open exhibition at the Cello Factory (Cornwall Road, SE1). It is in two parts. My contribution – ‘Wry sun with weeping willows’ (oil on canvas, 61x51cm) – is in Part One between November 20 – 29; the show is open daily between 2.00 – […]

Drawing matters… a text and an exhibition

  I participated in The London Group’s recent exhibition,  ‘Drawing Distinctions’,  at The Cello Factory (3 – 12 April, 2019). It was a collaborative two-site show curated by Clive Burton that included work by both our members and the Art Faculty at the University of Wisconsin (Stout Menomonie).  Size restricted, the contributions could be in […]

The London Group’s Annual Exhibition 2018

My contribution to The London Group’s Annual Exhibition (December 2018) was:  ‘Kissing Clouds Passing Trees’ (oil on canvas, 51cm x 60cm).  

The London Group online gallery

The current editors of The London Group’s Newsletter, Nicola Schauerman and Tim Pickup (a.k.a. ‘Genetic Moo’), have introduced an online ‘Gallery’ for members into the Newsletter.  My text-and-image piece,  ‘A Timetable Aslant  : School Leavers’ Last Day’, inaugurated the ‘Gallery’ in the 2018 Autumn edition! It can be accessed at: www.thelondongroup.com/gallery

The London Group at Shoreham, 2017

Thanks to Jake Moulson and Heather Phillipson I have a short video (7’ 13”) of my contribution to The London Group’s open-air exhibition at Shoreham (June, 2017). I was very fortunate to be able to place my ‘objects’ in Janet and Geoff Heuston’s delightful riverside garden. The video,  ‘Michael Phillipson – objects – with The […]

The London Group in St. Ives

The London Group negotiated an exhibition-exchange with the Penwith Society of Artists of St. Ives.  Penwith members exhibited  a wide range of work at the Cello Factory in March, 2018 and 76 members of The London Group are exhibiting in the Penwith Gallery during September, 2018. My contribution is ‘some time later’ (mixed media on […]

Waterloo Festival

  The Waterloo Festival 2018 at St. John’s Church June 6th – June 24th The London Group is participating in the Waterloo Festival  with a variety of events  locally and in the grounds of St. John’s Church. Under the title ‘Nothing endures But Change’  the Group’s President,  Susan Haire, has organised and curated an open-air […]


The London Group was invited to exhibit at the Linden Hall Gallery in Deal. We responded with a show open to all members. Size restrictions operated in order to accommodate the large number of members’ submissions. My contribution was a small oil painting on canvas mounted on board entitled ‘away-from-here’…  

Painting and Time

The current issue (Volume 4 Number 1) of the Journal of Contemporary Painting focuses on the relation between painting and time. The contributors, themselves mainly painters, explore a wide range of interesting questions about the ways they engage time in their diverse approaches to painting. Shortly before he died John Berger gave permission for the […]