Mike England

available works

artist statement

“All that I desire to point out is the general principle that Life imitates Art far

more than Art imitates Life.


Osca Wilde



“To me, Painting makes more sense than anything else.

The act of painting seems the closest thing to nature, almost to the point that you feel as though you(one) becomes nature itself, that nature is expressing itself through you.



It seems to me that Painting, as in nature has opposite poles...(opposing ideologies of Order and Chaos).

It is the relationship between these poles that can create tensions, harmonies, discord’s, balances etc... and all the other infinite possibilities within a painting, regardless of subject matter.



To me, painting makes more sense than

anything else...”

artists CV


Michael Joseph England (b.1967)

1986-1987                   Chelsea School of Art, Foundation,                                          

1987-1990                   St Martins School of Art, B.A. Fine Art,                                        

1996-1997                   Cyprus College of Art, Postgraduate in Fine Art,                      




1993                Stendal Gallery (group) New York

1994                Art viva (group) Italy.

1997                Apocalypse Gallery Cyprus.

1997                Felchlin Gallery Zurich.

1998                Open studio (acava), Hammersmith London. 1998

1999                Well Hung Gallery, Nottinghill (solo) London. 1999

1999                Gallery jin (solo) Tokyo. 1999

2000                Christies (group) London. 2000

2000                245 old street (solo) London. 2000

2000                Gallery 108, Shoreditch (group) London. 2000

2000                Felchlin Gallery (group) Zurich. 2000

2001                Gallery Urano (solo) Tokyo. 2001

2002                Studio Exhibition (solo), Shoreditch London. 2002

2002                Gallery Urano (solo) Tokyo. 2002

2002                Woolff Gallery (group), Shoreditch London. 2002

2002                Royal Mint Collection London. 2002

2003                Gallery Urano (solo) Tokyo. 2003

2003                Studio Exhibition (solo), Shoreditch London. 2003

                        Moved to Spain., became a father, moved back to the UK. Painting, but not exhibiting

2005                Studio Exhibition (solo), Earls Court London. 2005

                        Teaching adults course while convalescing and being a dad.

2008                Painting festival, nr pau, s France. 2008

2010                Piero pessat gallery, Fleet Street London. 2010

2011                Studio exhibition (solo), s Kensington London. 2011

2013                Moved to Oxford. 2013

2015                Oxford Arts Week, Oxford. 2015

2016                San Miguel Cultural space, arcos de la Frontera, Spain. 2016

2018(Oct)         Solo Exhibition at the Jam Factory. Oxford

2018(Dec)         Solo Exhibition at the 1793 Gallery. Cotswold

2019(Mar)         Solo exhibition at the Cornerstone Arts centre. Didcot

2019(May)        Solo Exhibition at the O.U.P. (Oxford University Press). Oxford

2019                The Dragon Gallery Group Show

2019                The Dragon Gallery Spring Summer Show

2019                Start Art Fair Saatchi Gallery - The Dragon Gallery

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