Bio

Michael Gaskell is a British Artist.

Born in 1963, Michael’s work has been the subject of five solo shows in London. He has won a number of prizes in national painting competitions and has been on the shortlist of the BP portrait award at The National Portrait Gallery on six occasions, winning second prize in 2003, 2009 and 2010. His work is represented in the collections of The National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Overseas League and The Cartin Collection as well as in private collections in the UK, Europe, Asia and the USA.

Michael Gaskell (born 1963)

Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions

2007 ‘Marking Time’ – East West Gallery, London
2004 ‘Shadows and Light’ – East West Gallery, London
2002 ‘Still’, New Paintings – East West Gallery, London
2000 New Paintings – East West Gallery, London
1997 New Paintings and Drawings – East West Gallery, London

Awards and Prizes

2009 National Portrait Gallery BP Portrait Award – second prize
2003 National Portrait Gallery BP Portrait Award – second prize
2001 National Portrait Gallery BP Portrait Award – commended
2001 The Laing Landscape and Seascape Exhibition London, prize-winner
2001 The Hunting Art Prizes, RCA, London, prize-winner
1999 National Portrait Gallery BP Portrait Award – commended
1997 Manchester Academy Annual Open Exhibition, Manchester City Art Gallery (Emerson Group Award)

Selected Exhibitions

2009 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, (prizewinner)
2005 150th Anniversary Postcard Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, London
2005 Singer & Friedlander/The Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition, The Mall Galleries and touring
2003 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, (prizewinner)
2003 Singer & Friedlander/The Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition, The Mall Galleries London and touring
2002 The Hunting Art Prizes, RCA, London
2001 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, (prizewinner)
2001 The Laing Landscape and Seascape Exhibition London, prize-winner
2001 The Portrait, East West Gallery, London.
2001 The Hunting Art Prizes, RCA, London, prize-winner
1998/99 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, (prizewinner)
1998 The Laing Seascape and Landscape Exhibition, Halifax and London
1997 Manchester Academy Annual Open Exhibition, Manchester City Art Gallery (Emerson Group Award)The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London (invited artist)Animals in Art, Sothebys, London, Brighton Art Gallery, Harris Art Gallery, Preston
1996/2008 East West Gallery, Christmas Exhibition
1996 Royal Overseas League Annual Open Exhibition, Over-Seas House, London
1996 Singer & Friedlander/The Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition, The Mall Galleries London and touring
1990 Royal Overseas League Annual Open, Over-Seas House, London
1987 New Art in Yorkshire, University Art Gallery & Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
1987/91 Manchester Academy Annual Exhibition, Manchester City Art Gallery
1986 John Player Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London