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SOLO SHOW FOR 2017 CONFIRMED.

I'm delighted to announce that my next solo show will be held at Collect Art late 2017 date tbc. This will be my first solo show to be held in the North West Region following on from 3 successful solo shows at the Castlegate House Gallery. The title of the exhibition is 'Rooms with a view' and will feature drawings and paintings from 5 hotel bedroom windows dotted around the city of Manchester. Really looking forward to getting started.

TWO EXHIBITIONS 2016

All the work for my solo show 'A midsummer night's dream' starting in June as been delivered to Castlegatehouse Gallery. I am currently working on another show which is to be held at the prestigious Atkinson Art Gallery in Southport in September. I will be posting full details of both shows on my exhibition page soon.

SOLO SHOW CONFIRMED FOR 2016

I am delighted to announce that my next  solo show will be at the Castlegatehouse Gallery and will start midsummer 2016. The exhibition is entitled 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. More details will be published shortly.

LATEST NEWS 2015

Following on from a successful debut at the Portland I will be exhibiting five paintings at the Castlegate House Gallery starting 13th June 2015. The theme is 'A day in the life' and over the past few months I have been producing drawings in my local café, library and public house. The paintings in the exhibition have been produced from these drawings and can be viewed in recent work 2015 or alternatively follow this link http://www.castlegatehouse.co.uk/exhibitions/a-day-in-the-life/

PORTLAND GALLERY LONDON

I was pleased to have an almost sell out show at the Castlegate House Gallery to end 2014. This year opens with the Portland Preview at the Portland Gallery London. I am delighted to be exhibiting four paintings in the show.

To view the exhibition please click on the following link : http://www.portlandgallery.com/exhibition/518/A_Portland_Preview_2015/works.

CASTLEGATEHOUSE GALLERY SOLO SHOW-DATES CONFIRMED FOR 2014

I am delighted to announce that my next  solo show at the Castlegatehouse Gallery will start on the 25th October 2014 until the 15th November 2014

2013 HAS BEEN A BUSY YEAR !

My first solo show 'Ian Norris in the open' at the Castlegate House Gallery in Cockermouth starts on the 16th May. I have been filmed painting on St Bees beach and drawing in Maryport and this will be released by the gallery shortly. I would like to say a big thankyou to Steve and Christine for organising this. The paintings are being framed at the moment and I can't wait to see them hung. I will post a selection of images shortly.

I'm also exhibiting in the Josie Eastwood Spring exhibition also starting on the 16th May. I have four works in this show.

At the end of May I will also be putting in some new work of the view from my studio in the MAFA Summer exhibition.

JOSIE EASTWOOD FINE ART MAY 2013

I have been approached by Josie Eastwood to submit five works in her May 2013 exhibition.

Josie Eastwood has worked within the Art World for over 20 years. Having graduated with a Degree in Fine Art, Josie commissioned original artwork for a Corporate Art Company, Project Art, before moving on to work in the British Paintings Department at Sotheby's. This was followed by three years running a contemporary art gallery in Central London. For the past 15 years Josie Eastwood Fine Art has been based in Hampshire, just outside Winchester.

SECOND SOLO SHOW PLANNED FOR 2013

I am delighted to announce that the prestigious Castlegate House Gallery in Cockermouth  have invited me to stage a solo show in May 2013.Castlegate House Gallery is situated on the ground floor of a splendid and untouched Grade II* listed 18th Century Georgian house in the centre of the thriving Lakeland town of Cockermouth.More details to follow. 

FIRST SOLO SHOW ORGANISED FOR 2013  ' A PASSION FOR THE SEA'

Following on from my success at the Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw Summer Show. I am delighted to announce that the gallery have invited me to stage a solo show starting on the 27th January 2013. My work will feature new plein air paintings along the Llyn Peninsular and Angelsey coastlines. More details to follow.

NEW EXHIBITION 2012

I
 am delighted to announce that I have been invited to exhibit in the Summer Show at the prestigious Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw Art gallery which runs from July 15th until September 16h 2011. The exhibition will feature my new work  on the Llyn Peninsular.

http://www.oriel.org.uk/en/home/history  

Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw
Llanbedrog
Pwllheli
Gwynedd
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‘FURTHER NORTH' AN EXHIBITION OF NORTHERN ARTISTS

I will be exhibiting alongside  highly regarded Northern Artists Jake Attree, George Hainsworth, Malcolm Scott, and Bohuslav Barlow . The exhibition is at the Campden Gallery in Chipping Campden.

http://www.campdengallery.co.uk/displayexhibition.php?eid=112


BURY HOSPICE ART WEEK 2012

I will be exhibiting at the Bury Hospice Art Week which runs from Friday 18th May until Saturday 26th May 2012.

I am delighted to be asked to be their featured artist. The exhibition is to be held at the prestigious Bury Art Gallery.

 http://www.buryandramsbottomartweek.co.uk/?page_id=15 

'ART OF ENGLAND' MAGAZINE

Ian has recently featured in the December 2011 issue of 'The Art of England' magazine on pages 54 and 55.

MANCHESTER ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS 2011

Ian has received the coveted Dr Barbara Oldham OBE Memorial Award (£1,000) at this years Manchester Academy of Fine Arts summer exhibition. The gallery curator, Richard Burns, selected Ian’s painting (shown opposite) from over 100 works. The award was presented to Ian on Saturday 23 July 2011 by Rev'd Canon John White LVO, Vice Dean of St George's Chapel Windsor Castle. 
www.mafa.org.uk/

LANCASHIRE LIFE MAGAZINE

Ian has recently featured in the November 2011 issue of 'Lancashire Life' magazine.  http://lancashire.greatbritishlife.co.uk/article/lancashire-artists-following-in-the-footsteps-of-french-impressionists-37191/