Curriculum Vitae


West Dean College, Chichester, West Sussex, 2013
M.A. Visual Arts (Distinction)
Postgraduate Diploma Visual Arts  (Distinction)

Manchester Metropolitan University, 1993
Postgraduate Certificate in Education

Sheffield Hallam University, 1987
BA (Hons) Fine Art, First Class

Elected member Manchester Academy of Fine Art, 1988

Selected Exhibitions

Manchester Academy of Fine Arts Spring Exhibition. Stockport Art Gallery 2017
Private showroom, Marylebone, London. Exhibition with sculptor, Ian Edwards 2015/2016
Penwith Society of Arts, St. Ives. Winter Exhibition 2013 and Spring Exhibition 2014
St Ives Society of Artists. Christmas Open Exhibition 2013
Free Range, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London 2013
Gallery Oldham 2011
Cornerhouse Gallery, Hayfield, Derbyshire 2010
Outside the Square, Margate 2010
Turnpike Gallery, Wigan 2008
Manchester Academy mixed show – Ashton-u-Lyne Gallery 2007
‘Rhythms of Nature’, Upfront Gallery, nr Penrith (Joint exhibition) 2006
Manchester Art Fair 2005
Buxton Art Gallery 2003
Holme Castle, Holmfirth, Yorks (Solo) 2002
Ashbourne Gallery 2000
Quaker Gallery, London (Solo) 1999
Manchester Academy of Fine Art, Annual Open Exhibition 1988-2004
Nottingham Castle Contemporary Art Auction 1998
Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery 1998
Portico Gallery, Manchester 1997
Whitechapel Open Studios, London 1997
Royal Academy of Art, Summer Exhibition 1996
Art Link Exhibition, Stockport Art Gallery 1994
Prize Winning Artists, Tatton Park, Cheshire 1992
Bonhams, London. Painting Today. 1991
Anna Mei Chadwick, London 1990
Stockport Art Gallery (Solo) 1989
Laing Collection Art Exhibition, Ginnel Gallery, Manchester 1989
Royal Academy of Art, Summer Exhibition 1988
Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield 1987
Ayling Porteous Gallery, Chester 1987

Awards and Prizes

East Midlands Arts Production and New Work Award 1999

Manchester Academy of Fine Art
National Westminster Bank Award – 1991
Runner Up Award – 1990
Major Award – 1988

Pam Ibbotson’s work has been described as displaying a ‘highly skilled inventiveness’ and the effect of it has been compared to ‘Van Gogh’s almost visionary sense of the underlying rhythms of nature’.

Robert Clark. The Guardian