Selected Exhibitions


Northern Young Contemporaries Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester 1965/1969/1970.
Northern Young Contemporaries: selected works - University of Stirling 1970
University of Manchester, School of Architecture 1970.
Manchester Academy of Fine Arts. Manchester City Art Gallery, 1966/76/77/78/79/80/97
Joint winner: Stowells Trophy Painting Prize 1970-71.F.B.A Galleries, London 1971.
Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington. Group Show 1976.
John Renshaw & John Webber - Lantern Gallery, Worsley, Manchester July 1978
John Renshaw & John Webber - Portico Library, Manchester September 1978
Stowells Exhibition (past winners) Royal Academy of Arts Diploma Galleries, London 1979
New Grafton Gallery, Old Bond Street, London, 1981/82/84 “Artists of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
New Grafton Gallery, Old Bond Street, London, 1982 – 20th Century English Painting & Drawing.
Mixed Exhibitions. Mercury Gallery, Cork Street, London 1981/86/1996.
CXXXV x V – 135 works by 5 artists: Five Northern Artists. Stockport Art Gallery. 1985.
Royal Institute of British Watercolour Painters, London. 1988
New English Art Club, London.1992
Lynne Stern Associates, Dover Street, London: mixed shows: 1991/1992/1993
Cheshire Art in Tuscany/ Palazzo D’Arnolfo, San Giovanni Valdarno, Provincia di Arrezzo, Italy. October 1993.
Cygnet Fine Art. Toronto, Canada. – Mixed Exhibition – July 1995.
Seven for Seven – Masterclass - Group Show – Gallery 7, Hong Kong 1995.
Summer Exhibition – Gallery 7, Hong Kong 1996
St. Helens Open Exhibition – 1996/1997
Chichester Open Art Exhibition – 1998 /99 /2000
The Roman Black Gallery, London 1999
Department of Fine Art , University of Chester: Exhibition: Alvarno College, Milwaukee, USA, 2002
Royal Academy of Arts, London: Summer Exhibitions: work exhibitied:
2015-1painting/2017-2 paintings
‘Profile’ – Group Exhibition. Grosvenor Museum and Art Gallery, Chester 2003.
‘Anthology: John Renshaw – Recent Paintings’ – ‘Ligne Roset’, Manchester 2004. curated by ‘Comme Ca Art’, Manchester.
Transactions: An Experimental Exchange: Joint Exhibition: Daniel Boetker-Smith (Photography) John Renshaw (Paintings): Grosvenor Museum, Chester: 18.11.06 – 21.1.07.
‘Negotiated Positions’–‘Repeat Repeat’- an International two-day conference and group exhibition, University of Chester. 2007 (catalogue entry 2 images and accompanying text: ISBN 978-1-905929-21-4 / 9-781905-929214):
Kurt Schwitters in England – Authenticity, Reproduction, Simulation 2009: Conference & Group Exhibition - University of Chester in conjunction with the Littoral Arts Trust
‘Encounter’ – Group exhibition. Novas Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool. 2009
‘Intro’ – Department of Art & Design Group Exhibition. Cube Manchester 2010
‘The Conversation’ – Group Exhibition. Christ Church, Chester 2010
Ludlow Open Exhibition - Ludlow, Shropshire – 2012 /2013
Grosvenor Museum, Chester ‘Pure Beauty -The Pleasures of Abstract Art. Group exhibition 2013/14
Flowers Gallery, London. ‘Small is Beautiful XXXI ’ – ‘Whose Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue’: 3 Dec13 - 4 Jan.14.
Royal Watercolour Society: Contemporary Watercolour Open Exhibition. Bankside Gallery, London 2015
The Regency Gallery: (on-line) 2016
The Strand Gallery: London 2016
Stockport Art Gallery: Group exhibition: 2.3.16 – 9.4.16
Findings’ – solo exhibition. Contemporary Art Space, University of Chester. 13.4.16 – 27.4.16
Retake/Reinvent:Group Exhibition: Royal Cambrian Academy :10.9.16 -15.10.16
Retake/Reinvent: Group Exhibition: Oriel Yns Mon. Llangefni. Anglesey: 24.9.16-6.10.16
(see: Retake Reinvent blog spot – images ( after Morandi ) and interviews )


Exhibition of drawings selected from the Museum collection: Grosvenor Museum, Chester.10.9.05 – 6.11.05. Accompanying Catalogue: Renshaw J. ‘Drawing: Looking and Thinking. Marks and Meaning. Published - Chester Academic Press 2005.ISBN 1-902275-76-4.