Belgrave St Ives - Modern & Contemporary Art

Bob Bourne

Bob Bourne (b.1931)

Born: Exmouth, Devon
Moved to Cornwall:
1960

Evacuated to Canada then Bermuda 1940
Educated Brighton College, Finchden Manor, Franciscan Friary at Cerne Abbas and West of England College of Art 1944-1959
Elected member Newlyn Society of Artists 1962
Elected member Penwith Society of Arts 1963
Moved to London 1971
Moved to Western Australia then Ardeche, France 1973
Returned to Cornwall 1976
.

One-person exhibitions:

2011
'Bourne at Eighty', Belgrave St Ives
2008
'Recent Paintings', Penhaven Gallery, St Ives
2005
The Town Mill Gallery, Lyme Regis
2003
Maltby Gallery, Winchester
2001
Cobra & Bellamy, London
2002/4/6/8
Rainyday Gallery, Penzance
1986
'Bob Bourne and Max Barrett', Penwith Society of Arts
1981
The Salthouse, St Ives
1974
The Firestation, Perth, Western Australia
1973
Langton Gallery, London
1973
Arthur Tooth & Sons, London
1968
Penwith Gallery, St Ives
.

Selected group exhibitions:

2011
'Summer Waves', Belgrave St Ives
'Cornish Artists', Riverside Gallery, London
2010-2000
Penhaven Gallery, St Ives
2009-1992
Rainyday Gallery, Penzance
2004
New Burlington Galleries, London
1993
Cadogan Gallery, London
1991-1989
Austin Desmond Fine Art, London and Exeter
1990-1983
Crane Kalman Gallery, London
1987
'Art Westward', Newlyn and Bristol
1984
'Fifty Years of Cornish Art', Truro and London
1980
Arts Council Touring Exhibition
1978
Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall
1977
Fox Fine Art, London
1974
Lister Gallery, Perth, Western Australia
1972
Newlyn Society of Artists, München Gladbach, Germany
1970
'Cornish Painters', Bath Festival
1970
Augsburg, Germany
1969
'Newlyn Society of Artists', Quimber, France
1968
Ansdell Gallery, London
Circle Gallery, London
1965
Holten, Holland
1963
Penwith Society of Arts, St Ives, Cornwall
1962
Newlyn Society of Arts, Newlyn, Cornwall

Selected collections:

Arts Council
Nuffield Foundation
Cornwall County Council
Devon County Council
National Westminster Bank
Private collections in UK, France, Germany, Holland, Australia and USA

Selected bibliography:

'St Ives 19752005 Art Colony In Transition', Peter Davies, 2007
'Catching the Wave Contemporary Art and Artists in Cornwall from 1975 to the Present',
Tom Cross, Halsgrove Press, 2005
'St Ives Revisited Innovators and Followers', Peter Davies, Old Bakehouse
Publications,1994
'Eighty From The Eighties', Martin Val Baker, Rainyday Publishing,1993