Large scale, temporary interventions in landscape alongside partnered paintings back in the studio.


“Tony Plant's art not only celebrates the landscape, it's part of it, he is an artist in the very purest form of the word, and to him, making work is as natural as breathing”.
Marcel Theroux

Tony Plant.   25.09.1962   Cornwall, UK

Chelsea School of Art. London 1986-1990, BA Hons Fine Art Painting 

Selected Solo Exhibitions (recent):

Circle Contemporary Gallery 2021

Porthmeor Studio 5, St Ives. 2019

Porthole Space. Night Walk Zennor 2019

Heartland Project National Trust, Shropshire Hills AONB Painting exhibition. 2018

Royal Cornwall Museum. Walk. Stop. Walk. 2017


Selected TV and radio appearance/features, cinema screenings (recent):

BBC Radio 4, the Digital Human. 2021

Chanel 4, Walking Cornwall with Julia Bradbury. 2021

Ocean Film Festival, China, Australia, Ireland, Belgium, New Zealand, Italy and UK. 2019

Aesthetica Film Festival. BAFTA recognised. 2017

Hull City of Culture. Directors choice special screening. 2017


Selected Group Exhibitions (recent):

Circle Contemporary Gallery 2021

Trust New Art. Sutton House, London 2020

ARCA Project, Payne Shurvell Gallery, Snape Maltings 2019

Walk Scilly, Commissioned Artist. 2018

Hireth. Changing the Cornish Landscape. Royal Cornwall Museum. 2018

ARCA Project Payne Shurvell Gallery. London. 2017

Royal West of England Academy. Drawn. 2017

Penwith Gallery, St Ives. Mixed abstract painting show. 2017


Selected Talks:

Carding Mill Valley. Artist talk/walk 2017

Charles Causley Festival, Cornwall. Artists Talk. 2016

University of Derby. Practising artist lecture. 2015

Ocean Film Festival, Hall for Cornwall. 2014

Coolangatta, Australia. Practising artist talk. 2014


Residencies:

Porthmeor Studio 5, St Ives. 2019

National Trust. Carding Mill commission/residency. 2018

Bermuda Residency. 2015

Opera Australia. 2 week residency, Queensland. 2014


Selected Bibliography:

Guardian Newspaper:

“Since graduating in 1990, Plant has carved out a successful career as a multi-disciplinary visual artist, making large scale, site specific temporary works, exhibiting globally and acting as a visiting lecturer at art institutions and Universities.” Guardian Newspaper. 2017

Die Zeit:

“Tony Plant schafft an Cornwalls Küsten Kunst mit der Harke. Zubesichtigen sind seine Werke zwischen Ebbe und Flut. Leinwand aus Sand”. Silke Burmester. 2014

Guardian Newspaper:

“Tony Plant's art not only celebrates the landscape, it's part of it, he is an artist in the very purest form of the word, and to him, making work is as natural as breathing”.

Marcel Theroux. 2016


Collections:

Royal Cornwall Museum. 3 paintings.

Works included in numerous private collections worldwide.


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