Biography

Maggie Banks at work

Maggie Banks at work at Hay Buff.

1984 – 1992 Trained in Monte Carlo under the tutorage of John Pelling R.C.A. and Monsieur Andre Bermyn, Head of the Lycee.

Moved to England

1993- 1995 Attended Amersham School of Art

1995- 2000 Attended University of Hertfordshire, portfolio, and B.A. degree course

2000 Graduated with a B.A. Hons in Fine Art

Selected Exhibitions

2000 Whitley’s, London

Maggie Banks at Lord Hereford's Knob! (as it is known by the locals)

Maggie Banks at Lord Hereford’s Knob! (as it is known by the locals)

2000 In Collaboration with Andy Goldsworthy on Stone and Snowballs for the TIME Exhibition @ the Barbican Gallery London

2001 Riverside Club Northwood, 2 persons show

2001- 2002 Artist in Residence Missenden Abbey, summer school

2002 Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Printmaking

2002 Osterley Park Show

2003 R.K. Burt London, Watford Printmakers

2005 Newton Price Centre Watford, 2 persons show

2006 Christ the Cornerstone, Milton Keynes

2006 Bucks 21 Group @ Milton Keynes

1999- 2006 Exhibited in 28 Group Shows

Maggie Banks above the rooftops in Cape Cornwall

Maggie Banks above the rooftops in Cape Cornwall

Residencies

2004 Set up Artist in Residency project @ Missenden Abbey

2002 -2013 Artist in Residence @ Cape Cornwall Artist Studios

Solo Shows

2004 Visual Arts Centre, Watford

2004 Pavilion Gallery, Chenies Manor

2006 Pump House, Watford

2010 Hereford Studio

2007 Moved to Herefordshire

2007-2012 Exhibitions @ Galleries in: Herefordshire, Shrewsbury, Taunton, Modbury, Fishguard, Hay on Wye, Crickhowell, and in Cornwall at the Great Atlantic Gallery, and Banks Square Gallery.

2008 Work selected for show @ The Courtyard Gallery Hereford

2010 Work selected for the Worcester Contemporary Open

2010 Work selected and shown @ R.W.A. Academy Autumn Show

2008 and 2012 Work selected for h. Art Open Exhibition @ The City Gallery, Hereford

2012 Work selected for Broadway Arts Festival, Little Buckland

September-October 2013. Invited Guest Artist @ Martins Gallery, Cheltenham with the Dobunni Group

2 Persons Show, A Touring Exhibition of on going Brecon Beacons Work

6 -31 August 2013 @ Applestore Gallery, Hereford, Snow Sleet and Sunshine

February- March 2014 Oriel Cric Gallery, Crickhowell

20 May- 28 June 2014  Y. Galeri Caerphilly, Brecon Beacons work

27 June – 6 September Albany Gallery Cardiff, Summer Exhibition

26 September -12 October The Paragon Gallery Cheltenham with the Dobunnai Painters

2016 & 2017 work selected for the Farnham Art Society shows @the James Hockey Gallery

28th October – 29th October  2017, work in the Odiham annual exhibition