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 (b. 1963)
Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions

2007 – Marking Time’ – East West Gallery, London

2004 – ‘Shadows and Light’ – East West Gallery, London

2004 – ‘Shadows and Light’ – East West Gallery, London

2002 – ‘Still’, New Paintings – East West Gallery, London

1997 – New Paintings and Drawings – East West Gallery, London

Awards and Prizes

2010 – National Portrait Gallery BP Portrait Award – second prize

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

2010 – BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, (prizewinner)

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)

1997 – The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London (invited artist)

1997 – 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