John Hamilton






87-90    Ba (Hons) Fine Art, Manchester Polytechnic


86-87    Foundation, Manchester Polytechnic



2007    Illustration Commission For Story By Children’s Author David Almond Based On Project With Stubbins Primary School, Ramsbottom For Mid Peninne Arts.
2006    Illustration Project With Poet David C Byrne
2004    Banner Project Commission With Pupils At Chorlton High School
2001    Collaboration With The Whitworth Art Gallery And St Marys Primary School, Moss Side. Resulted In ‘Tales Of Power’ Exhibition. Part Of The ‘Shockwave’ Festival
2001    Art Residency With Year 9 At Royton And Crompton Secondary School, Oldham.
1997    Director/Steering Group Member Of Mart Network Ltd/Mart 99 Visual Arts Festival
93-94    Artist In Residence At St Matthews Rc High School, Blackley. Manchester
91-92    Community Artist For Salford Arts And Leisures

Workshops For Manchester City Art Gallery, Museum Of Science And Industry, Castlefield Gallery And Whitworth Art Gallery.
Visiting Lecturer At Eccles College, Bolton Sixth Form College, Shena Simon College.


Cow for Cow Parade, Sponsored By Manchester Markets
Banners for Foyer of Chorlton High School
Painting Commission for Comme Ca Pr
Painting Commission for Private Client
Mural for All Saints Primary School, Eccles, Salford
Window Projects for Salford Arts & Leisures

Selected Exhibitions:
2007    8th Day Café Manchester (Solo)
2007    Lowry Hotel Manchester (Solo)
2006    The Picture Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham      
2006    Shortlisted For John Moores 24
2006    Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester (Solo)
2006    Wendy Levy Contemporary Arts (Solo)
2006    Smallpond  Website Launch

2005    Rogue Studios Ten Year Show
2005    Lowry Annual Show
2005    Mind Where You Look Bury Fairfield Hospital
2005    Mind Where You Look Gallery Oldham

2003    The Malt House Salford (Solo)
2003    Touchstone Gallery Rochdale (Solo)

2002    Comme Ca Art Gallery, Timber Wharf, Manchester
2002    Takeaway, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester
2002    Inprint, Bookcase Gallery, Carlisle
2002    Le Petit Blanc, Manchester
2002    Birchwood Park Warrington
2002    Timber Wharf Gallery, Manchester
2002    Tales Of Power, Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester
2002    Wendy Levy Gallery Manchester (Solo)

2001    In Your Face, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk
2001    Salford Museum And Art Gallery (Solo)
2001    Zion Centre Manchester
2001    Wendy Levy Gallery, Manchester (Solo)

2000    Proof/Prova, Smithall Hall, Bolton
2000    Castlefield Art Gallery

1999    20/20 Vision, Art Co, Leeds
1999    House Interior Design Company, Manchester

1998     Absolute, Castlefield Ary Gallery, Manchester
1998    Checkout, Static, Liverpool
1998    Contemporary Figures, Beatrice Royal Gallery Hampshire
1998    Manto, Trafford Centre, Manchester (Solo)
1998    Faces And Places, Art Co, Leeds

1997    Scunthorpe Art Gallery

1996    Cheltenham Drawing Open
1996    Manchester City Art Gallery, Academy Open Prize Winner

1994    Alaska Bar Manchester (Solo)
1994    Radar Art Gallery, Washington, USA


2007    Lifestyle Magazine    Colour Feature   July And August Edition
2007    M/C Evening News    Colour Feature
2005    A.N. Magazine        Review By Rob Vale
2002    Metro News        Colour Feature
2001    City Life        Colour Studio Feature
2001    Metro News        Colour Review By Rob Haynes
2001    Home            Colour Article About Clients Home
2001    City Life        Review By Tim Birch
2000    M/C Evening News    Colour Feature
1999    Art Review        Colour Feature By Simon Hestor
1998    Big Issue        Review By Bridget Hayden
1998    Flux            Review By Jane Griffith And Mike Dawson
1994    City Life        Review By Rob Haynes
1999     Granada Reports    Tv Coverage Of ‘House’ Opening

Work Represented by Comme Ca Arts, Wendy Levy, Glasgow Print Studios. Work in Private Collections in UK, USA, Australia and Germany.