James Cowan      Artist
Welcome to    Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions
2024  London Prints - Southwark to Nine Elms, St Bride Foundation, London
2020  'A Series of Triptychs'  Riverside Gallery, Richmond.
1997  Watercolours of St Ives, University of Surrey
1995  Paintings of St Ives, Zwemmer at the Courtauld Gallery
1992  Exhibition of Etchings, Camberwell College of Art
1989  ACME Open Studios Show, ACME Studios Bethnal Green
1986  Prints, Casson Gallery, Eastbourne
Group exhibitions :
2024 The Gallery at Green and Stone - Works on Paper. Pastel Society Exhibition, Royal Society of British Arts,  RI exhibition,Mall Galleries.
2023 Pastel Society, R1 Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.
2022 RI exhibition, Pastel Society, Royal Watercolour Society Open, Green and Stone Summer Exhibition (online). Royal West of England Academy Exhibition Bristol.
2021 Pastel Society, RI exhibition, RBA exhibition Mall Galleries, London
2020 RI Exhibition Mall Galleries. 'Art Unbound', Orleans House Gallery.Discerning Eye Exhibition
2019 Pastel Society, NEAC Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, Sunday Times Watercolour Competition.
2018 Pastel Society , R1 Exhibition Mall Galleries , London.
2017 R.I. Exhibition, Mall Galleries , London
2016 W.Gordon Smith Award, Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh.
2015 'Richmond Views' Orleans House Gallery;  'Metamorphosis' Riverside Gallery;  The RI Exhibition; The RWS Contemporary Watercolour Exhibition. 
2014 The Pastel Society, The RI Exhibition,Discerning Eye Exhibition. 
2013 The Pastel Society UK,  RI exhibition,  Discerning Eye exhibition.
2012 Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour Open, Royal Watercolour Society Open.
2011 The Pastel Society Open Exhibition.
2010  Royal Watercolour Society Open Exhibition, Bankside Gallery London
2009  Royal Society of British Artists Open Exhibition.
2008  The Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries London
2007  Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Watercolour Exhibition, Mall Galleries London
2007  British Watercolours, Mall Galleries London2006  Richmond Open House Exhibition, 
         The Sables Gallery, Orleans             House, London
2006  Pastels Today, Mall Galleries London
2005  Royal Institute of painters in Watercolour, Mall Galleries London
2004  National Print Open, Mall Galleries London
2003  The Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries London
2002  National Print Open, Mall Galleries London
2001  Mystery Artist Exhibition for MacMillan Cancer Relief, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2000  Artists of Today and Tomorrow, New Grafton Gallery, London
1999  The Gallery, Virginia Water, Surrey
1998  Artists in Arms Red Cross Landmine Exhibition, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London
1997  National Print Open, Mall Galleries London
1996  National Print Open, Mall Galleries, London
1996  Inn on the Park, Glasgow
1994  Contemporary Portrait Society, Riverside Room, Richmond
1993  Anglo-German Exhibition, Villa Steccivs and Landau
1993  Dialogue and Debate, Wimbledon School of Art
1992  Collective Gallery Touring Show of Former USSR, Kiev, Vilnius and St Petersburg
1991  Art of the Printmaker, Royal Festival Hall, London
1991  The Postcard Show, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
1990  Royal Society of Etchers Open, Bankside Gallery, London
1990  Wimbledon School of Art Staff Exhibition, Wimbledon, Surrey
1989  ACME Artists’ Exhibition, The Showroom Gallery, London
1988  Exhibition, Warehouse Gallery, London
1987  Exhibition, Chelsea School of Art, London
1987  The Great Kite Show. Café Gallery, London
1986  Camden Annual, Camden Art Gallery, London
1986  ACME Artists’ Exhibition, The Showroom Gallery, London
1985  Woodlands Gallery with Claire McCormack and Paul Argent, Blackheath, London
1984  ACME Artists at Aspects Gallery, Portsmouth City Gallery
1984  ACME Open Studios, Bethnal Green, London
1983  Metro Show, Cockpit Theatre Gallery, Swiss Cottage, London
1983  Pacesetter 3, Peterborough City Art Gallery
1982  Christies Inaugural, Christies, London
1982  Chapter 2 Gallery, Chiswick, London
1982  Metro Show, Cockpit Theatre Gallery, Swiss Cottage, London
1982  Canterbury School of Art, Touring Exhibition of Chelsea School of Art MA
1981  Stowell’s Trophy, Royal Accademy, London
1981  London Group, Morley Gallery, London
1979  New Contemporaries, ICA Galleries, London
1979  Northern Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester



Paintings and Prints