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