Christopher Stevens has shown widely in the UK and overseas, winning
prizes in competitions including the John Moores and Nat West
exhibitions. The animation presented in this exhibition represents a new
departure for him as an artist, his practice until this year situated solely
within painting. Another in the series: Café Delight was recently screened
at the Blink Animation showcase at Gasworks. His next solo exhibition
will be at Permanent Gallery in Brighton in November of this year.
Christopher’s work is represented by the Andrew Mummery Gallery in

One Person Exhibitions
04        Somewhere Else, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
02        Diary of an Omnivore, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
99        C.M.Y.K.  Upstairs at the Clerks House, Shoreditch, London
96-97   Land of the Giants! National Portrait Gallery, London.
Touring to: Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum, Aberdeen; Hove Museum and Art Gallery, Hove
91        Rye Art Gallery, Rye
90        Anne Berthoud Gallery, London
88        Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, Brighton
87        Piccadilly Gallery, London

Selected Group Exhibitions        
06        Blink Animation Showcase, Gasworks, London
06        Pulse, 69th Regiment Armory, New York
03        Frieze Art Fair, Stand H12, London
03        Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
02        Art Forum Berlin, Messe, Berlin
02        The Embarkation for Cythera, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
02        Norwegian Lady, Neon Gallery, London
02        The Armoury Show, Piers 88 & 90, New York
00        Christmas in Soho, Shop Tactics, London
98-99  Smalls  Upstairs at the Clerk’s House, London
95        Alive! Brighton Since the 60’s  University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton
95        Natures Handmaid  Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton
92-94  Connaught Brown, London        
93        20th Century Artists in Sussex  Hove Museum and Art Gallery, Hove; Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
92-93  Innocence and Experience  South Bank Centre and Manchester City Art Gallery touring exhibition to:
Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull; Castle Museum, Nottingham;
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum,Glasgow
92        Prospects: A selection from the South East Arts Collection. Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

Competitions, Prizes, Awards
06/03  Arts Council of England major grant awards
99        ETA APDS award recipient (main scheme)
97        B.P. Portrait Award 1997  National Portrait Gallery, London
97        Cheltenham Drawing Show
95        The Discerning Eye 1995  Mall Galleries, London
95        B.P. Portrait Award 1995  National Portrait Gallery, London (Travel Award Winner)
95        Nat West 90’s Prize for Art  (2nd Prize) Royal Academy, London
94        B.P. Portrait Award 1994  National Portrait Gallery, London
93        John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 18
93        Shortlisted for official War Artist in Bosnia by the Imperial War Museum
92        Accor “Les Etoiles de la Peinture 1992 Maison des Centraliens, Paris & European touring exhibition
92        Artist in Residence, Brighton Museum, Brighton
91        The Discerning Eye 1991  Mall Galleries, London; Williamson Gallery, Birkenhead
89        John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 16
87        Humberside Print Competition  Ferens Art Gallery, Hull; Touring Exhibition to Latvia
87        Athena Art Awards 1987 Exhibition  Barbican Concourse Gallery, London
85        John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 14  (Prize Winner)
84        Television South West Arts National Art Competition  (Major Prize Winner) U.K.Touring Exhibition to:
Newlyn Art Gallery, Plymouth; Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; Ulster Museum, Ulster; Chapter Gallery,
Cardiff; Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno; Third Eye Art Centre, Glasgow; Bede Gallery, Jarrow; Camden
Arts Centre, London
82        Humberside Print Competition  Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (First Prize)

Selected Reviews
3-8-04        The Independent
13-2-02      Time Out
8-5-02        Time Out
3-9-99        Hot Tickets (Evening Standard)
26-7-97      The Independent
1-9-96        Sunday Midday  (Bombay)
1-9-96        Calcutta Telegraph
23-8-96      Hot Tickets (Evening Standard)
16-8-96      West End Extra
16-8-96      Evening Standard        
12-8-96      Midweek
10-8-96      The Asian Age        
19-7-96      Design Week        
26-7-96      Meridian Arts Programme B.B.C. World Service
Jan 95        Art Review
3-8-94        Time Out
7-11-93      Sunday Telegraph
30-5-92      Financial Times
19-5-92      The Guardian
8-5-92        The Times
25-7-90      Time out
4-12-89      Arts Review
21-10-86    Arts Review
6-6-86         Arts Review
31-5-86      The Spectator
24-3-85      Sunday Times Review
17-6-84      Observer Colour Supplement

99        Matthew Arnatt.  “Upstairs at the Clerks House - Christopher Stevens C.M.Y.K.” in 100 Reviews Ed.
Duncan McCorquodale London: Black Dog Publishing Limited
99        Christopher Stevens. Works on Paper Introduction by David Green. Hastings: ETA
98        Hilary Lane.  “Ben Hall” in In Time and Space: New work by Walter Bailey and Ben Hall Ed Fiona
Robertson. Eastbourne: Towner Art Gallery
93        Norbert Lynton. “The Scene Observed” in The Sussex Scene: Artists in Sussex  in the 20th Century
Eds Penny Johnson and Timothy Wilcox. Eastbourne: Towner Art Gallery and Hove Museum and
Art Gallery
92        Sara Holdsworth. “Work and Play” in Innocence and Experience: Images of Children in British Art from
1680 to the present Eds
Sara Holdsworth and Joan Crossley, Manchester: Manchester City Art Galleries

Public / Important Collections:
British Government Art Collection
Humberside County Council
Ralli Foundation, Geneva
East Sussex County Council
South East Arts
University of Brighton
Ernst and Young Corporate Collection
Babcock and Brown Corporate Collection
Baker and MacKenzie Corporate Collection
Sir Brinsley Ford Private Collection
Evan Hurvitz Private Collection

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