Peter Newcombe - Blisworth Artist
Career Time-Line 1943 - 1991


1943 Born at Blisworth

1960 Began studies at Northampton School of Art

1963 Awarded travelling scholarship

1964 Obtained National Diploma in Design

1965 Obtained Teaching Diploma

1966 Lectured at Bournemouth College of Art
         Exhibited at Poole

1967 Exhibited at RBA
         Won Grenfell Silver Medal for plant drawing
         One-Man Exhibition, Northampton Art Gallery

1968 Exhibition of "Shepherds Calendar" drawings at Northampton Art Gallery; these drawings featured on BBC Television
         Became associated with the Furneaux Gallery, Wimbledon, London

1970 First London One-Man Show at Furneaux Galley, Wimbledon, London
         Awarded major International grant from the Elizabeth T. Greenshield Memorial Foundation, Canada

1971 Commission for a series of paintings of the Vale of Aylesbury
         One-man Show at the Furneaux Gallery, Wimbledon
         Exhibited at the RI
         Commission for St Andrew's Hospital

1972 Works included in 'Critics Choice' Exhibition at Tooths Gallery, London
         One-Man Show at York Studio Gallery, Northampton

1974 One-Man Show at Furneaux Galley, Wimbledon

1975 Exhibited at RA Exhibited at Lamport Hall Commission for 1976 Shell Calendar

1976 Exhibited at RA
         Retrospective Exhibition at Northampton Art Gallery
         Special Featuring at the Furneaux Gallery, Wimbledon
         Reproduction by Medici

1977 Special Featuring at the Furneaux Gallery, Wimbledon Commission for 1978 Shell Calendar

1978 Working on stamp design for Post Office
         First exhibits at Savage Fine Art

1979 Wild Flower Stamps issued
         Makes documentary film, "Spring Quarter", for the Post Office, which wins gold medal in New York Film Festival

1980 Exhibits in Savage Fine Art 75th Anniversary Exhibition

1982 Series of Drawings of Kirby Hall exhibited at Savage Fine Art, Northampton

1983 Mixed Exhibition, Cork Street, London
         Exhibits at Savage Fine Art, Northampton
         Paints Cannons Ashby for National Trust

1985 One-Man Exhibition, Edwin Pollard Gallery

1986 Designs Stamps for Guernsey
         One-Man Show in Guernsey staged by Savage Fine Art

1987 One-Man Exhibition at Edwin Pollard Gallary

1988 One-Man Exhibition at Savage Fine Art

1989 Paints "Fire of Northampton" for 800th Anniversary of the Granting of the Royal Charter of Northampton
         One-Man Exhibition, Edwin Pollard Gallery
         Exhibits at Savage Fine Art

1990 Working on paintings for book

1991 Published first book, "No Need of Words", with Savage Fine Art, Northampton

This information from - "No Need of Words", 1991