Jeremy Gardiner painting Hartland Point lighthouse, Devon plein air, photo © Veronica Falcão


“In Gardiner’s paintings we find the same sensation as when walking among mountains – of man’s staggering insignificance, and the consequent sense of liberation at being so small and so transitory an episode in the greater scheme of things.”     

Andrew Lambirth


Jeremy Gardiner’s artistic excavation of the geology of landscape is shaped both by human activity and by the forces of nature. Gardiner interprets, through his painting and printmaking, a variety of landscapes that contain the marks and secrets of their own distant formation, giving them a unique, contemporary depth and beauty. His artistic exploration has taken him from the Jurassic Coast of Dorset to the rugged coast of Cornwall, the Oceanic islands of Brazil, the arid beauty of the island of Milos in Greece and more recently the Lake District and its numerous waterfalls.

Gardiner’s spatially probing and texturally explicit pictures creatively transform the lessons learnt from pioneering modern British landscape painters such as John Tunnard, Ben Nicholson, Peter Lanyon and the American artist Richard Diebenkorn.

Jeremy Gardiner is a graduate of Newcastle University and the Royal College of Art. He exhibits regularly with The Nine British Art gallery in St James’s, London. His paintings have been exhibited in Europe, the USA, South America, Japan, Australia and China. He has won numerous awards throughout his career including a Churchill Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and a Harkness Fellowship. Gardiner’s paintings are represented in public and corporate collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Government Art Collection, BNP Paribas, Pincent Masons and Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi.

In 2013 Gardiner was awarded the prestigious Discerning Eye ING Art prize for Pendeen, the first painting in a series that would evolve into Pillars of Light, his sellout exhibition which took place in September, 2016 at the Paisnel Gallery, St James’s, London. His most recent exhibitions include Drawn to the Coast in 2017, and Tintagel to Lulworth plus Sussex Landscapes in 2019. South by Southwest, a touring museum show cut short by the pandemic, will be seen at The Nine British Art, St James’s, London in October 2020.


Contraband,  Candida Stevens Gallery, Chichester


South by Southwest, The Nine British Art, St James’s, London

South by Southwest, St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, Lymington


Tintagel to Lulworth Cove, The Nine British Art, St James’s, London


Geology of Landscape, Candida Stevens Gallery, Chichester


Drawn to the Coast, The Nine British Art, St James’s, London


Pillars of Light, The Nine British Art, St James’s, London


Jeremy Gardiner, Jurassic Coast, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath


Jeremy Gardiner, ING, City of London


Jeremy Gardiner, Intaglio Monoprints, Pratt Gallery, Pratt Institute of Art and Design, Brooklyn, NY

Cornish Monoprints, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives

Exploring the Elemental, The Nine British Art, St James’s, London

Unfolding Landscape, Kings Place Gallery, London

Jeremy Gardiner, University of Northumbria Art Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Jeremy Gardiner, Monoprints, Level 39, 1 Canada Water, London


A Panoramic View, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Light Years, Jurassic Coast, Lighthouse, Poole Centre for the Arts

Atlantic Edge, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives

Jeremy Gardiner, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden


The Coast Revisited, The Nine British Art, St James’s, London


Arvor, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives

Atrium Gallery, Bournemouth University

Foss Fine Art, London

Along the Coast, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden


59th Aldeburgh Festival, Foss Fine Art

Midtsommerfest, Tysvaer, Norway

Jurassic Coast, Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset


Archipelago, Gallery 286, London

Northcote Gallery, London

Maltby Gallery, Winchester


Purbeck Light Years, Lighthouse, Poole Centre for the Arts


Maltby Gallery, Winchester


Ballard Point, Belgrave Gallery, London


Fine Arts Museum of Long Island


Centro Cultural Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro

Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo


Compton Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts


George Sherman Gallery, Boston University


Galerie 39, London


Heuristic Journeys, General Electric, Hirst Research Centre, London


Parnham House, Dorset


Sussex Landscape: Chalk, Wood and Water, November 2022 – April 2023, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

A Murmuration, 19 – 22 May, Candid Arts Trust Gallery, UCL, London


Superfusion, 6 November – 1 August 2022, Chengdu Biennale, China

Unsettling Landscapes, 11 September – 8 January 2022, St Barbes Museum, Hampshire

Concrete Castles, 27 July – 4 December 2021, Bodmin Keep Army Museum, Cornwall

St Ives, Modern British and Contemporary, June – July, The Nine British Art, London

Selected Work, July – September, Linley, London

Art on a Postcard – June auction, Hepatitis C Trust, London

Drawing on Dorset, 22 – 30 May, Glebe Gallery, Shaftesbury


Secret Postcard, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol


Sussex Landscapes, Manor Place, Chilgrove and Candida Stevens Gallery, Chichester

Twenty Stations of the Dorset Coast – Lyme Regis to Old Harry Rocks, Sladers Yard, Bridport, Dorset

Three x Nine, The Nine British Art, St James’s, London

Drawn to Dorset: Fifty Drawings, Fine Foundation Gallery, Swanage

Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London

Radiance, Sladers Yard, Dorset

Secret, Royal College of Art

Present Day, Candida Stevens Gallery, Chichester


Coast, St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, Lymington, Hampshire

Secret, Royal College of Art, London

Impressions on Paper, David Simon Gallery, Bath


Coastal Connections, The Otter Gallery, University of Chichester

Capture the Castle, British Artists and the Castle, Southampton City Art Gallery

Secret, Royal College of Art, London


Facing History, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Shorelines, Artists on the South Coast, St Barbe Museum

Secret, Royal College of Art, London


Nature, Politics and Science, DLI Museum, Durham

ING The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London


The Newcastle Connection, University of Northumbria Art Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Songs of Nature, Foss Fine Art, London

Ways of Looking, Aldeburgh Gallery, Aldeburgh


ING The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

Mapping the Way, Walford Mill Crafts, Dorset

Haysom Quarry, Purbeck Art Weeks, Dorset

Summer Show, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall


The Art Stable, Dorset

Coast Unearthed, Bridport Arts Centre, Dorset

Intuition and Ingenuity, Phoenix Square, Leicester


Works on Paper, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden

3D2D, Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland

Earthscapes, Geology + Geography, Bridport Arts Centre, Dorset (touring exhibition)

105th Annual exhibition, Bath Society of Artists, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath


Imaginalis, Chelsea Art Museum, New York City

Mapping the Coast, Dorset County Museum (touring exhibition)

157th Autumn Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol


Salon de Yutaka, Kanazawa, Japan

Art de Art, Osaka, Japan

Artzone, Kyoto, Japan

Orie Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery Mai, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery Atos, Okinawa, Japan

Acostage Gallery, Takamatsu, Japan

61st Aldeburgh Festival

Streaming Museums, Federal Plaza, Melbourne, Australia


A Postcard from St Ives, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Thompson’s Gallery, London


59th Aldeburgh Festival

Art Loan Collection, Bournemouth University

Ancient landscapes, Midtsommerfest, Tysvaer, Norway

Time Passes, Renscombe Farm, Worth Matravers, Dorset

Originals, Mall Galleries, London


Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

Art Loan Collection, Winchester University


New Media Arts, First Beijing International Exhibition, China

Works on Paper, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York

Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London


Landscape, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden

Peterborough Art Prize, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Digital Terrains, Deluxe Gallery, London


Laing Landscape Competition, Mall Galleries, London

Quiet Waters, Poole Study Gallery

A Pelican in the Wilderness, Holburne Museum of Art, Bath

ISEA, Nagoya, Japan


Maltby Gallery, Winchester

Laing Landscape Competition, Mall Galleries, London

Art Loan Collection, Bournemouth University

Belgrave Gallery, London

The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London


Neuhoff Gallery, New York City


CADE, Historical Museum, Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia

Belloc Lowndes Fine Art, Chicago

Gamut, Colville Place Gallery, London

147th Autumn Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol


Landmark, Atrium Gallery, Bournemouth University

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London


Isle of Purbeck, Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia


Digital Salon, Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, New York

Multimedia Artworks, University of Ghent, Belgium


ArCade Prints, Brighton University


Nature Morte, Joel Kessler Gallery, Miami


Virtual Memories, Friends of Photography, San Francisco


Print 89, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

Fictive Strategies, Squibb Gallery, New York


Emerging Visions, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York

Summer in the City, Twining Gallery, New York

A Kiss is just a Kiss, Twining Gallery, New York

Cleveland Gallery, Cleveland (touring exhibition)

Prix Ars Electronica, Austria


Emerging Expressions, Bronx Museum, New York

Casas Toledo Oosterom, New York

HighTech/High Touch in Printmaking, Pratt Institute Gallery, New York


42nd Venice Biennale, Italy

Tradition & Innovation in Printmaking, Barbican, London

Hurlbutt Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut

Louisville Art Gallery, Kentucky


State of the Art, Twining Gallery, New York

Major Works, New England Arts Biennial, University of Amherst, Massachusetts

Emerging Expressions, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York

Self Portraits, The Photographers Gallery, London

Digicon, Burnaby Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Arts Festival, University of Nova Scotia, Canada


Electra 83, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

The Pick of New Graduate Art, Christies, London


New Contemporaries, ICA, London

Pictures for Schools Exhibition, National Museum of Wales

Picture Loan Scheme, Ceolofrith Art Centre, Sunderland


Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

Metropolis, Royal Festival Hall, London

Unicorn Trust, Morley Gallery, London


The Northern Art Exhibition, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead (touring exhibition)

Student Drawing, Park Square Gallery, Leeds

Collections Featuring Jeremy Gardiner Works

Barclays Wealth Management, Poole

BNP Paribas, London

Bournemouth University Art Collection, Bournemouth

Centrebridge, London

Cleary Gottlieb, London

Davis Polk & Wardwell, Paris

Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi, Milan

Gaz de France, London

GDF Suez, London

General Electric, London

GlaxoSmithKline, London

Goodwin Proctor, London

Government Art Collection, London

Greenlight Capital, London

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Imperial College Art Collection, London

ING, London

Lawrence Graham LLP, London

LGV, London

NYNEX Corporate Collection, USA

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, Peterborough

Peter Taylor and Associates, London

Pinsent Masons, London

Rank Xerox, London

Rathbones, London

Royal College of Art Collection, London

Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Poole

St Thomas’ Hospital Collection, London

Swindon Museum Art Gallery

Tudor Captial, London

University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Watso Wyatt, London


British Council UK-China Connections Through Culture Grant


Arts Council England Grant


Senior Fellowship, Higher Education Academy


First Prize, ING Discerning Eye, for the painting Pendeen Lighthouse


Arts Council England Grants for the Arts Award

Artist in Residence Nottingham University


Arts Council England Research and Development Award


Arts and Humanities Research Council Grant


Peterborough Art Prize


National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts Grant


New Forms Grant, Cultural Affairs Council, Florida


Florida Council on the Arts Fellowship


Prix Ars Prize, Austria


New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship


Major Works Grant, Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities


Harkness Fellowship

Churchill Fellowship


John Minton Scholarship, Royal College of Art


Yorkshire Arts, Artist in Industry Fellowship


Midland Bank Drawing Prize

Hatton Scholarship, Newcastle University


John Christie scholarship, Newcastle University

Northern Arts Exhibition Award

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Collins, Ian, ‘Jurassic Portrait’, Dorset Magazine, June 2013

Darwent, Charles, essay, ‘Jeremy Gardiner: Atlantic Edge, From St Agnes to the Lizard’, Atlantic Edge, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives, 2010

Davies, Peter ‘ Jeremy Gardiner: Jurassic Coast’ Evolver, January 2015

Davies, Peter, exh. cat. essay ‘After Tunnard: Jeremy Gardiner’s Temporal Landscapes’, A Panoramic View, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, 2010

Davies, Peter, exh. cat. essay, ‘Arvor – Cornish Coast’, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives, 2007

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