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Ray Malone

1939 born in Malta
1943 moved to London
1954 started to draw portraits
1955 – 1957 studied fine arts with Bill Bland, paintings of portraits and landscapes
1957 – 1989 continued drawing and painting
1989 travelling to France and Italy, beginning to get away from representational art
since 1990 abstract work
2007 moved to Berlin

List of exhibitions

1991 The Working Men's College, Camden, London. (G)
1992 Five Dryden Street, Covent Garden, London (S)
The Square Gallery, Highgate, London (S)
1993 The Devon Centre, Dartington, Devon (S)
1994 Hales Gallery, Deptford, London (S)
1995 White Lane Gallery, Summer Exhibition, Plymouth, Devon (G)
White Lane Gallery, Drawing Exhibition, Plymouth (G)
1996 Open Studio, Exeter, Devon (S)
‘Landscape’, Anthony Hepworth Fine Art, Bath, Avon (G)
The Henley Festival, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon (G)
‘Line & Space’, The Plough Gallery, Torrington, Devon (S)
Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Exeter, Devon (G)
1997 Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Exeter, Devon (G)
‘Two Far Apart’, Contact Gallery, Norwich (2)
Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Exeter, Devon (G)
Third National Art Competition, Logos Gallery, London (G)
1998 The Cobden Club, Holland Park, London (2)
Wahle Contemporary Art, Exeter, Devon, (G)
The University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon (S)
Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Exeter, Devon (G)
The Eagle Gallery, Clerkenwell, London (G)
1999 ‘The Geography of Inner Space’, Hanging Space Gallery, London (G)
Wahle Contemporary Art, Exeter, Devon (S)
‘The Philosophy of Inner Space’, StART Gallery, Fulham, London (G)
‘Two Views’, Art Haven, Exeter, Devon (G)
Wahle Contemporary Art, Exeter, Devon (G)
2000 Royal West of England Academy, Autumn Exhbition Selection, Bristol (G)
‘British Abstract Art’, Artmonsky Arts, London (G)
Bond Pearce Gallery, Plymouth (S)
‘Extraordinary Drawing’, Art Haven, Exeter, Devon (G)
Wahle Contemporary Art, Exeter, Devon (2)
2001 Contemporary Art at Stourhead, First-View, Wiltshire (G)
‘Abstract Works’, Artmonsky Arts, London (G)
2002 ‘Devon Exhibition’, Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastleigh, Hants (G)
twist art&design, Christmas Show, London (G)
2003 twist art&design, Christmas Show, London (G)
2004 ‘Breath of Fresh Air’, Byard Art, Cambridge (G)
twist art&design, Christmas Show, London (G)
2005 ‘Exeter Abstract’, Galerie Artlantis, Bad Homburg, Germany (G)
Print Show, Curwen & New Academy Gallery, London (G)
Nine Days of Art, Exeter (OS)
Middle East Exhibition, Love Ketchup, Dubai (G)
2006 Evolver Exhibition, Sherborne House, Sherborne, Dorset (G)
‘Science in the Dock: Art in the Stocks’, Art Terracina, Exeter (G)
Malpass Gallery, Honiton, Devon (S)
‘Full Spectrum’, Sherborne House, Sherborne, Dorset (G)
Exeter Open Studios, Exeter (OS)

Art fairs

1992 East London Open Studios, Deptford, London
1993 Fine Art Fair, Bath, Avon
Childers Street Open Studios, Deptford, London
1994 Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
East London Open Studios, Deptford, London
East London Open Studios, Deptford, London
1995 Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
'6 x 6', University of Northumberland Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Taunton Open Drawing 95, Taunton, Somerset
Whiteley's Christmas Open, The Atrium Gallery, Queensway, London
1996 Fine Art & Antiques Fair, Anthony Hepworth Fine Art, Olympia, London
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
Glasgow Art Fair, Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Artspace 96, Barn Galleries, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon
The 20th Century British Art Fair, Anthony Hepworth Fine Art, Royal College of Art, London
1997 ART 97 The London Contemporary Art Fair, Anthony Hepworth Fine Art, Islington, London
Fine Art & Antiques Fair, Anthony Hepworth Fine Art, Olympia, London
Schoolhouse Gallery, Open Art Competition, Bath
Beatrice Royal Gallery, Summer Exhibition, Eastleigh, Hants
Midsummer Art Fair, Teddington, Middx
‘Abstract: the Language of Painting’, Beatrice Royal gallery, Eastleigh, Hants
‘A Celebration of Colour’, Maymie White Contemporary Art, Kensington, London
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
History: Image-based Work in Britain in the Late 20th Century (The Mag Collection), Ferens Gallery, Hull, Humberside
1998 The Mag Collection, The Fruitmarket Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
Ludwig Beck, The Art Supermarket Ltd, Munich, Germany
Midsummer Art Fair, Teddington, Middx
Beatrice Royal Gallery, Summer Exhibition. Eastleigh, Hants
‘Painting is not dead’, The Studio, Chiswick, London
1999 Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
Midsummer Art Fair, Teddington, Middx
Beatrice Royal Gallery, Summer Exhibition, Eastleigh, Hants
The Affordable Art Fair, Wahle Contemporary Art, London
Royal West of England Academy, Autumn Exhibition, Bristol
2000 Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
Bath Art Fair, Artmonsky Arts, Bath
The 20th Centuary Art & Design Fair, Wahle Contemporary Art, Olympia, London
Midsummer Art Fair, Teddington, Middx
‘Abstract Works’, Artmonsky Arts, London
The Affordable Art Fair, Wahle Contemporary Art, London
2001 The Art on Paper Fair, Artmonsky Arts, Royal College of Art, London
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
Midsummer Art Fair, Teddington, Middx
Art London, Artmonsky Arts, London
The Affordable Art Fair West, Bath
The Affordable Art Fair, Wahle Contemporary Art, London
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
2002 Paperleaf Arts Fair, Battersea, London
First-View, Stourhead. Wiltshire
The Affordable Art Fair West, PH Fine Art, Bristol
The Affordable Art Fair, Wahle Contemporary Art, London
The Gallery at the National Trust, First-View, Stourhead, Wiltshire
2003 The Affordable Art Fair West, PH Fine Art, Bristol
The Affordable Art Fair, Wahle Contemporary Art, London
The Affordable Art Fair, PH Fine Art, New York, USA
Trebah Gardens, First-View, Falmouth, Cornwall
Northcote Gallery, London
2004 The Affordable Art Fair, Wahle Contemporary Art, London
The Affordable Art Fair, PH Fine Art, New York, USA
2005 Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge
The Affordable Art Fair, Wahle Contemporary Art, London
2006 The Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London
Loveketchup, London
Evolver Exhibition, Bournemouth University Atrium Gallery, Hants
Fifty Wessex Artists, The Brewhouse, Taunton, Somerset
The Affordable Art Fair, London
2007 Newcastle/Gatehead Art Fair, Gateshead
Wahle Contemporary Art, Exeter
The Affordable Art Fair, London

Work held by the following

  • Artizan Editions, Hove
  • Byard Art, Cambridge
  • Contemporary Art Holdings, Cirencester
  • Eyestorm Gallery, London
  • 3D Gallery, Bristol
  • Wahle Contemporary Art, Berlin

Publications

  • Blackheath & Greenwich Gazette, London, April/May 1992
  • ‘Gwen John Talking’, Brian Pearce, Stride Publications 1996
  • ‘History: Image-based Work in Britain in the Late 20th Century’, 1997
  • ‘Dr Glockenspiel's Invention’, Robert Lax, Apparitions Press 1998
  • ‘An Undestroyable Hush’, Rupert M. Loydell, Apparitions Press 1999
  • North West, London, March 2000
  • The List, Exeter, October 2000
  • Art Review, London, November 2000
  • AAF Catalogue, London, October 2002
  • Explorer, Cambridge, March 2004
  • ‘The b-a-c-h drawings’, Wahle Contemporary Art, Exeter, WCA 2004
  • A Disturbing Simplicity’, Christopher Ellis, Exeter, WCA 2004
  • ‘Ray Malone: Paintings’, Michael Whetman, Exeter, WCA 2004
  • Artkaleidoscope, May-August, Frankfurt 2005
  • Bad Homburger Woche, Issue 20, May, Bad Homburg, 2005
  • [Evolver], July-August, Sherborne 2006
  • Full Spectrum, August, Sherborne 2006
  • ‘50 Wessex Artists’, Sherborne 2006

Public collections

  • Grosvenor House Hotel, London
  • Reuter's, Kildare House, London
  • South Bank Employers' Group, London
  • Strings Hotel, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • The Mag Collection, Ferens Gallery, Hull
  • The University of Exeter, Devon

Private collections

Work in numerous collections in the U.K., and in Australia, the Bahamas, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, and the U.S.A.

More information you wil find at the artist's web site.