DAVID REDFERN
Born 1947 Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire
Studied 1965-69 Reading University Fine Art Department, BA Honours Degree. First Class. Collections
1969-71 Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London, Post-Graduate Diploma in Painting.
2000 Elected member of the London Group Appointed London Group Archivist (2002)
Employment 1971-83 Arts Council of Great Britain, Serpentine Gallery, Head Gallery Assistant.
1984-prevent Croydon College, Teaching on and managing Art and Design courses.
Exhibitions 1978 "Art for Society", Whitechapel Art Gallery.
1979 Summer Show 1, Serpentine Gallery, "Lives", Hayward Gallery.
1986 "Tradition and Innovation", National Touring Print Exhibition. Woodlands Art Gallery, Blackheath, London
1989/90 "Picturing People", British Figurative Art since 1945, British Council Tour, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Harare.
1991/2 10th Cleveland UK International Drawing Biennale.
1998/9 "Nine Moons", Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
1999 Duncan Terrace Gallery, North London.
2000(annually) (annually) London Group Annual Exhibitions
2001 New Year Exhibition, 2001, Cadogan Contemporary, London Office Exhibition, Options Group, London
2003 Walk Gallery, King Edward Walk, London Drawings, Blackheath Halls, London
2005 Selections from the Fosterart Collection, Rivington Street, London "To the Limit", London Group/SoCo Artists Exhibition, SoCo Gallery, Hastings
2006 Arti de Salon, Amsterdam
2007 'Collective Response', Guildhall Art Gallery, City of London Bridge Art Fair, Trafalgar Hotel, Trafalgar Square, London
2008 London Group at Deutsche Bank, City of London
Open- Submission 1974 John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 9.
1977/81/83 Tolly Cobbold / Eastern Arts National Art Exhibition.
1978 The London Group, R.C.A., London.
1980/1/2/3/4 The Spirit of London, Royal Festival Hall, London. (Prizewinner 1984).
1981 "On the Open Road", R.A.C. HQ, London. (Prizewinner).
1982/3/4/6/7/8 The Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery.
1982-93 Leicestershire Collection for Schools and Colleges.
1987 "State of the Nation", Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry.
1990 222 nd. Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1993 225 th. Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London. The London Group, Barbican Arts Centre, London.
1994 Rexel Derwent Open Drawing Competition, Cheltenham. Staff Show, School of Art and Design, Croydon College.
1995 Cadogan Contemporary, London. (Stock inclusion).
1996 Staff Show, School of Art and Design, Croydon College.
2006 Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London
Television 1983 Paintings used by Channel 4 to illustrate the "Winter of Discontent" in "A Partly Satirical Broadcast".
1989 Paintings used to illustrate a documentary on the Thatcher years broadcast on German Television.
Collections
Arts Council of Great Britain, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Basildon Arts Trust, Burton upon Trent Art Gallery, Southampton City Art Gallery, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Leicestershire Collection for Schools and Colleges, Camden Council Picture Loan Scheme, Sainsbury Arts Centre, TUC Congress House, Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians, Ocean Transport &Trading, Trumans Social Club Brick Lane, Astor Wax Factory Manchester. Private Collections in the UK and Europe.