Geoffrey Olsen’s paintings have been exhibited internationally since 1974 at venues that include The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, US, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK, Modern Art Oxford, UK and Camden Art Center, London. During 2000-2006 he held solo exhibitions of his work at The Museum Of Modern Art, Wales, The National Library of Wales, The University of Surrey, Cheltenham Museum & Art Gallery, Brewhouse, Taunton and Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Wales. Recent mixed exhibitions included “Painting The Dragon” at The National Museum of Wales, UK,“Wales Drawing Biennale 2000”, Glyn Vivian Gallery, Swansea, Wales, UK. “Showcase Wales 2001” and Museum Of Modern Art, Wales.

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Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2003 Geoffrey Olsen: The Extramural Series and Related Paintings, The Phillips Gallery, Brewhouse, Taunton, Devon.
  • 2002 Three Series: Recent Paintings by Geoffrey Olsen, The Bridge Gallery (Ybont), University of Glamorgan, Wales.
  • 2001 Geoffrey Olsen: The Extramural Series and Related Paintings, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwbran, Wales.
  • 2000 Small Paintings & Collaborative Bookworks, The National Library of Wales & Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Cheltenham.
  • 2000 The Extramural Series, The Lewis Elton Gallery, University of Surrey.
  • 1999 She Wore Her Sweat Like Jewels, The British School At Rome, Italy.
  • 1999 The Extramural Series & Related Work, Axiom Gallery, Cheltenham, UK.
  • 1996-7 The Miami Wall-Paintings, Florida International University, Miami, US.
  • 1993-4 Geoffrey Olsen Paintings 1988-93, West Wharf Gallery, Cardiff, Wales.
  • 1990 Recent Paintings and Works on Paper, Including Place of Burial Series, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn, UK.
  • 1990 The Place of Burial Series, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, UK.
  • 1985 Geoffrey Olsen, Recent Paintings and Works on Paper, Christ Church Picture Galllery, Oxford.
  • 1984 Geoffrey Olsen, Recent Work, Upstairs Gallery, Oxford.
  • 1984 Paintings, Geoffrey Olsen, October Gallery, London.
  • 1984 Geoffrey Olsen, Paintings, Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
  • 1983 Geoffrey Olsen, Recent Work, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.
  • 1981 Olsen, Recent Work, Gallery Gwyn Hodges, Oxford.
  • 1979 Works on Paper, Greenwich Theatre Art Gallery, London.
  • 1977 Drawings & Constructions, Prescote Gallery, Banbury Oxon.
  • 1974 25+, Mixed Media Works, Chapter Galllery, Cardiff, Wales.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

  • 2002 Works on Paper 2001-2, Rhondda Heritage Park Gallery, Wales. Touring Exhibition: The Washington Gallery, Penarth and The National Library of Wales.
  • 2000 Painting The Dragon, National Museum & Galleries of Wales, Cardiff.
  • 1999 Wales Drawing Biennale 1999-2000, touring exhibition.
  • 1999 The Last Shift, St. David’s Hall, Cardiff.
  • 1992 National Eisteddfod of Wales (Prize winner), Aberystwyth, Wales.
  • 1990-1 The Green Show, Ikon Touring Exhibtion, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.
  • 1982 Tien Kunstenaars nit Oxford, Stedelijk Museum de Lakenthal, Leiden, Holland.
  • 1982 Stone Sculpture and Landscape Painting, Moira Kelly Fine Art, London.
  • 1981 Six from Oxford / Seven from Leiden, Museum of Modern Art Oxford.