Curriculum Vitae

Chris Wallbank SWLA


Solo Exhibitions

18 - 28 Sept 2014
Loomery Scrolls, Sheffield Cathedral

1 Apr - 18 May 2014
Flight Scenes, RSPB Ynys-hir

28 Jul - 2 Sept 2013
Solo Exhibition, RSPB Ynys-hir

13 May - 1 Jul 2012
Solo Exhibition , Cheng Kim Loke Gallery

22 Sept - 2 Oct 2010
Depth & Altitude, SWLA Bursary Exhibition


Group Exhibitions

18 - 23 Nov 2016
Best of the Drawing Year, Christie’s, King Street, London

26 Oct - 6 Nov 2016
SWLA Natural Eye, Mall Galleries, London

31 Oct - 10 Nov 2013
SWLA Natural Eye, Mall Galleries, London

01- 11 Nov 2012
SWLA Natural Eye, Mall Galleries, London

30 Sept - 28 Oct 2012
Our Fragile Heritage, Mid Wales Art Centre

27 Oct - 06 Nov 2011
SWLA Natural Eye, Mall Galleries, London

02 Oct - 18 Nov 2011
Open Exhibition, Mid Wales Art Centre

09 Oct - 02 Nov 2010
Open Exhibition, Mid Wales Art Centre

23 Sept - 04 Oct 2009
SWLA 46th Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

24 Sept - 05 Oct 2008
SWLA 45th Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

26 Sept - 07 Oct 2007
SWLA 44th Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

27 Sept - 08 Oct 2006
SWLA 43rd Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

19 Apr - 14 May 2004
Open Exhibition, Oriel Davies, Newtown


Illustration Commissions

1 Nov 2016
Magazine Article, British Birds

1 Mar 2016
Book Illustration, The Most Perfect Thing, Tim Birkhead, Bloomsbury Plc

5 Sept 2014
Historical reconstruction, S4C Television

21 May 2013
Magazine cover, Natur Cymru

16 Oct 2013
Book illustrations, Ceredigion Bird Report

1 May 2013
Medieval abbey gatehouse, Strata Florida Project

16 Feb 2013
Historical reconstruction, Strata Florida Project

06 Mar 2011
Historical & aerial view, Twristaeth Caersws

2 Jun 2010
Book illustrations , Ceredigion Bird Report

1 Jun 2009
Illustrated field guide, CREES Foundation


Art eduction & Training

2016- 2017
Young Artist’s Tutor Training Programme, Royal Drawing School

2015- 2016
The Drawing Year, Royal Drawing School

2007- 2008
MA Illustration, Falmouth University

2000- 2003
2/1 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Oxford Brookes University

1998- 1999
Foundation Art & Design, Falmouth University


Residencies

5 May - 28 May 2014
Resident artist, Skomer Island Guillemot Monitoring Programme

8 Oct - 10 Nov 2009
Depth & Altitude, Picos de Europa, N. Spain

31Jul 2004 - 29 Oct 05
Artist in residence, Manu Learning Centre


Publications

Wallbank, C & Birkhead, T. (2016). Bird. Journal of Landscape Architecture. 1, 56-65.


Prizes

St Cuthbert Mill Award (Mall Gallery), 2010

Society of Wildlife Artists Bursary Award, 2009

Fenton Arts Trust Study Bursary, 2007

SWLA Artists Bursary Award, 2005

Oriel Davies Student Prize, 2001


Workshops & Public Engagment

27 Sept 2014
Sheffield Cathedral, Exhibition tour and talk

31 May 2014
RSPB Ynys-hir Reserve, Art club workshop

12 Apr 2014
The Powysland Club, Lecture: Illustrating the Past

21 Jul 2012
RSPB Ynys-hir Reserve, Public workshop

11 Jul 2012
Ponterwyd Art Club, Talk/demonstration

21 May 2011
RSPB Ynys-hir Reserve, Public workshop

7 Jun 2008
Manu Learning Centre, Peru, Volunteer’s workshop

28 Jun 2008
Manu Learning Centre, Peru, Volunteer’s workshop