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John Birch Portscatho
John Birch studied Fine Art at the West of England College of Art (now part of the University of the West of England). After graduating he remained in Bristol continuing to paint and had one man exhibitions at the Axis Gallery, Clifton and at the Bristol Arts Centre. He also took part in group exhibitions at the Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol and the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. He then spent the rest of his career as a graphic designer and only started painting seriously again after moving to Portscatho, Cornwall in 2013. John Birch now exhibits at the New Gallery, Portscatho. He is an associate member of the Penwith Gallery in St Ives. Works are in the Arnolfini Gallery collection and private collections. Recent exhibitions 2016  - Penwith Gallery Winter Associates show 2017  - Penwith Gallery mixed show 2017  - ‘Imagine Falmouth’ exhibition. Falmouth Art Gallery. 2017 -  Veryan Galleries 2018  - ‘Patrick Haughton and friends: 50 years on’ At the Penwith Gallery, St Ives. 2019  - Art World Gallery, Falmouth 2019  - New Gallery, Portscatho (ongoing) 2019  - St Ives Society of Artists, Christmas Show 2019  - 'Imagine Falmouth' at Falmouth Art Gallery 2020  - Penwith Gallery, St Ives, Summer Associates show