Jo Gorner


2013 – current   PhD Art, Lancaster University

1992 – 1994        M.A Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

1979 – 1982         B.A Fine Art, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University


Solo exhibitions

2016                       Familiar Land, Northern Print, Newcastle

2014                       Fields of Vision, a land art project in the South Pennines as part of the Grand Depart of the Tour de France being hosted in Yorkshire

2012                  Flowers Gallery, London

An Tobar Centre for the Arts, Isle of Mull, Scotland

Strand Gallery, Aldeburgh

2011                       Halifax Art Gallery

2010                       Courthouse Gallery, Ballycastle, Co.Mayo

2006                       Flowers Graphics, London

2005                       Strand Gallery, Aldeburgh

2004                       Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax

2002                       Newby Hall, Ripon

1997                       Bankfield Museum, Halifax

1995                       Dean Clough Gallery,Halifax

Group Exhibitions

2016                       Original Print Show, Zillah Bell Gallery

2015                       Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

2014                       Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

2014                       Works on Paper Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden

2013                       Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Print International, touring, Oriel Wrecsam

2011-2                 Small is Beautiful, Flowers Central, London

2010                       Strand Gallery, Aldeburgh

Small is Beautiful, Flowers Central, London

Little Christmas, Dublin Graphic Studio

2009                       Dublin Graphic Studio, 2 person show

Going, Going, Gone, Flowers Graphics, London

Ruskin Students Past and Present, Jerwood Room, LMH, Oxford

2008                       Little Christmas, Dublin Graphic Studio

2007                       Small is Beautiful, Flowers Central, London

2006                       Small is Beautiful, Flowers Central, London

Gallery Oldham, 2 person show

Havet Og Havne, Dronninglund Kunstcentre, Denmark

Contemporary Woodcuts, Flowers Graphics, London

New editions by Gallery Artists and Associated Printmakers, Flowers Graphics, London

IFPDA Art Fair, New York

2005                       Small is Beautiful , Flowers Central, London

2004                       3 Contemporary Printmakers, Flowers Graphics, London

                                  Artfutures The Contemporary Arts Society, London

Contemporary Crafts at Kenwood , Kenwood House, London

2002                       Artfutures  The Contemporary Arts Society, London

                                  Four Quarters  Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax

                                  Themes and Variations  The Strand Gallery, Aldeburgh

                                   Big Skies and Wide Open Spaces The Pearoom Centre for Contemporary Crafts,

2001                       Recent Work  Bothy Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 2 person show

                                 Art on Paper Fair  Royal College of Art

                                 The Narrative of Print  Bankfield Museum, Halifax              

                                  Recent Work Piece Hall Art Gallery, Halifax, 2 person show

1998                       Manchester Academy of Fine Arts Open

1997                       Paper, Paint and Print  Terrace Gallery, Harewood House, Leeds

1995                       Angel Intervention  Bury City Gallery

Mclellan Galleries, Glasgow, Open

                                  Borderless Print  Rochdale Art Gallery

                                  Symbolism  touring show Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

1991                       Print News  Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff and Oriel Mostyn,Llandudno

1990                      Printmaking 1990  Small Mansion Art Centre, London

1988                       International Print Exhibition  Caja de Ahorros de Ronda, Spain

                                 Oxford Printmakers  Galeria el Taller, Lima, Peru

Bankside Gallery, Open Print, London


2011/2012           An Tobar, Centre for the Arts, Isle of Mull

2007                       Residency at Ballinglen Arts Fondation, Co.Mayo, Ireland

2003                       Fellow at Ballinglen Arts Foundation,Co Mayo, Ireland


2010                       Grants for the Arts Award, Arts Council England

2003                       Development Award, Arts Council England, Yorkshire

2002                      Fellow of Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo, Residency in Autumn 2003

2002                      Nominated for the Jerwood Artists Platform award

2002                      Research and Development award, Yorkshire & Humberside Arts

1998                  Peel Holdings Award at the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts Open

1995                        For the creation of new work, Yorkshire & Humberside Arts

1995                  Educational Workshops, Yorkshire & Humberside Arts

1994                  Research into Open Access Print Workshops, Yorkshire & Humberside Arts

1991                   For the creation of new work, Yorkshire & Humberside Arts


Trinity Hall, Cambridge


Alliance Bernstein

Lawrence Graham

West India Quay

Alice Walker,U.S.A

Piece Hall Art Gallery, Halifax

Bankfield Museum, Halifax

Bury City Gallery

Lowry Hotel, Manchester

Magdalen Chapter Hotel, Exeter

Riyadh Hotel, Saudi Arabia

Private Collections