About the Artist
Nathan had this to say about his art:
“My painting, drawing and photography relates to the presence of man within an urban environment, producing associations without being direct in representational or figurative terms.
I like to use a variety of materials in my drawings and paintings, such as charcoal, graphite, ink, acrylic and aerosol paint. I also experiment with photography. The photographs tend to be abstract like my paintings, and I try to approach them as I do my paintings, in both subject matter and image construction.”
2007 ‘Love Arts Manchester’ (MCR Art Fair), GMEX, Manchester. GROUP.
2007 ‘Untitled’, Cockermouth Town Hall, Cumbria. GROUP.
2007 ‘Begin’, Liverpool Academy, Liverpool. DUET/2 MAN SHOW.
2007 ‘Contrast’ Headspace Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP.
2007 ‘Overview’, Loop Gallery at the Cornerstone, Liverpool. GROUP
2007 ‘Redrow Showroom Exhibition’, with Dot-Art Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP.
2007 ‘Buy One Get One Free’, Headspace Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP
2007 ‘Dot-Art Show’, Dot-Art Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP
2007 ‘January Showcase Exhibition’, Almiro Gallery, Waterloo. GROUP
2007 ‘Photographs’, Olivieres Cafe, Liverpool. SOLO.
2006 ‘Changing 8’, Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP.
2006 ‘3rd Wirral Open Exhibition’, Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead, Wirral. GROUP.
2006 ‘Christmas Open Exhibition’, Liverpool Academy of Arts. GROUP.
2006 ‘Winter Blues’, Headspace Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP
2006 ‘White/Night’, Blackburne House, Liverpool. GROUP.
2006 ‘Soup v Gazpachio’ (Tate v National Museums Liverpool Staff), Albany Liverpool. GROUP.
2006 ‘Open exhibition’, Bazaar arts & Crafts, Cockermouth, Cumbria. GROUP
2006 ‘Opening’, Dot-Art Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP.
2006 ‘Revealed’, Exhibition of canvas prints, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. GROUP.
2006 ‘Dare to Dream’, Merseyside Maritime Museum, LIverpool. GROUP.
2006 ‘Pride in Liverpool’, Met-Art Gallery, LIverpool. GROUP.
2006 ‘Popchoc Group Show’, Stark Gallery London. GROUP.
2005 ‘Popchoc Group Show ’, Q Gallery, Glasgow. GROUP.
2005 ‘Glasgow Art Fair’ with Popchoc Gallery’, Glasgow. GROUP.
2004 ‘Sefton Open’, Atkinson Gallery, Southport. GROUP.
2003 ‘Scape’, Tea Factory, Liverpool. GROUP.
2003 ‘Drawings’, Caffe Latte, Liverpool. SOLO.
2003 ‘Open Exhibition’, Domino Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP.
2002 ‘Open Exhibition’, Lowes Court Gallery, Egremont, Cumbria. GROUP.
2002 ‘Wild Wood’, Lower Place, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool. SOLO.
2002 ‘Photographs’, Caffe Latte, Liverpool. SOLO.
2002 ‘Valentine Show’, Domino Gallery, Liverpool. GROUP
Nathan Pendlebury Achievements/Awards
2007 Selected by Tina Kukielski (from the Whitney Museum, New York) for the 2007 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition.
2007 Nominated for the ‘2007 Liverpool Turner Prize’.
2007 Selected to be a member of the Wirral Society of Arts (WSA).
2007 Accepted into the 2007 Manchester Art Show ‘Love Arts Manchester’, Manchester GMEX.
2006 Joint 3rd Prize at the ‘3rd Wirral Open’ Exhibition, Williamson Art Gallery.
2006 Accepted into the ‘2006 Manchester Art Show’ at Manchester GMEX.
2005 Selected to be a member of Dot-Art Liverpool.
2004 Two drawings selected for ‘Sefton Open’ Exhibition at Atkinson Art Gallery.
1993 Awarded ‘KM Herring Award ’, by Warrington Collegiate Institute.
1992 Nominated for ‘BTEC Student of Year ‘being one of 500 nominees out of possible 215,000.
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