Biography

Phil Bird Visual Art


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Phil works as a Painter,Musician/Singer Songwriter, Poet and initiator of mult-idisciplinary and collaborative Creative Arts projects,

He gained a B.A.1st class hons from West Surrey College of Art in 1978, and an M.A. in fine Art from Goldsmiths College in 1983,

Lecturing appointments include

part time lecturer at Foundation and Fine Art Degree level at Universities and Colleges,,

Oxford Brooks University,Reading University, Berkshire College of Art. The Henley College, The Open College of the Art and Cyprus College of Art

Phil was Course leader for Foundation Art at the Henley College Oxon 1991-95

Course Leader for Foundation with imput into undergrad Fellowhip and PostGrad ptogrammes at

The Cyprus College of Art Larnaca 2005- May 2010

.he has now returned to live in Britain

Artist In Residence.

An ongoing part of his practice as an Artist and Musician, has been  his involvement with Artist in Residence Schemes within formal and non formal Education/ Community programs.

his projects have received Funding from organizations such a Southern Arts ,Museum of Modern Art Oxford, Television South, British Telecom, Arts into Nature and the National trust and Leonardo fund/Grampus

Projects have taken place in Museums and Galleries,schools  theatres,festivals and Nature reserves.Community centres


Phil has shown his Work  Internationally in Britain, Germany, U.S.A and Cyprus, and has Paintings in public and private collections including Southern Arts. Reading Museum, Berkshire Education Authority, The Gottlieb Collection.Russel CotesCollection and Karagianni.Collection Cyprus


His work has been reviewed in Arts Monthly, Arts Review, Artists Newsletter,Visual Studies Magazine and Artscribe international.


Selected One Man Shows


Brillig Gallery  bath  1979

Southhampton Art Gallery 1980

Upstairs Gallery Oxford  1984

Christs Hospital Art Centre Horsham 1984

04 Gallery , The Old fire Station Arts Centre Oxford 1986

South Hill Park Arts Centre Bracknel  1987

The Basil Spence Gallery Carmel College |Oxford 1991

Phil Bird Paintings  The Guildhall Gallery Cyprus College of Art 2009

Phil Bird Retrospective Exibition  Kypriagi Gonia Gallery

Larnaca Cyprus 2011

Imaginary Constellations (with Anna Georghiou)

The Plough Arts Centre , Torrington Devon 2013

Imaginary Constellations (with Anna Georghiou

Kypriagi Gonia Gallery , Larnaca , Cyprus 2013


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Selected Group Exhibitions

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Paper Works  Aspex Gallery  Portsmouth 1982

The Southern Art Show Winchester School of Art Gallery 1982

Platform 4 Reading Museum and Art Gallery 1982

British works on Paper, Syracuse USA 1982

I5 Artists Woodlands Gallery , London 1983

5 from the region John Hansard Gallery University of Southampton 1983

5 Artists  Berkshire college of Art Gallery 1983

!6 Studios  Museum of Modern Art Oxford 1986

4 Artists Reading UNiversity  Gallery 1986

Nature after Nature Hansard Gallery University of Southampton 1990

Marks of Tradition  Museum of Modern Art Oxford

Grosse Kunstaust Kunst Palast Dusseldorf Germany 1990

Bath Contemporary Art Fair 1992

4 Artists Reading  university Gallery.1986

Nature after Nature John Hansard Gallery University of Southampton 1990

20th Century Art Fair,Business design centre London1992

The Edinburgh Festival 1992

British Art The Royal College of Art Gallery London 1993

Riverside Studios Hammersmith, London 1994

Creating a Vision  Russel Cotes Museum Bournmouth1995

The Feeding Grounds Braziers College Oxford 1998

Meeting Places The BrewhouseTheatre and Gallery Taunton  1999

Morphie Gallery  Limassol Cyprus 2006

Cyprus Collegeof Art Gallery Lemba Cyprus 2007

Kypriagi Gonia Gallery Larnaca Cyprus 2007

Two Brothers  The Guildhall Gallery Cyprus College of Art  Larnaca  2008

Artists of Fame and Promise kypriagi Gonia Gallery , Larnaca Cyprus 2008

7 Artists May Celebration

Ocmundtune Gallery Okehampton 2014

A Fourfold Fable

 (with Rima Staines, Anna Georghiou & Micheal Broad)

at The Fabulous Art house . Exeter UK 2014








Seminar at Cyprus College of Art 2008

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