Derek Morris CV

CURRICULUM VITAE

DEREK JOHN MORRIS BA PPRBS

HISTORY
1940 Born Birmingham, England.
1958 – 1963 Studied Fine Art at Newcastle upon Tyne University
1963 – 1964 Studied at Chelsea School of Art
1971 Appointed Course Leader in Sculpture at Norwich School of Art
1990 Retired from Norwich School of Art
1990 Appointed to the Arts Panel of the King of Hearts Centre for The Arts, Norwich
1991 – 1994 External Assessor, Fine Art Sculpture, University of Manchester
1992 – 1994 External Assessor, MA Sculpture, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
1996 Nominated Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors
1998 Appointed President of the Royal British Society of Sculptors
1998 – 2004 Continued as President of the RBSS
1999 – 2002 External Assessor, Fine Art Sculpture, Kingston University
2000 Appointed Trustee St Etheldreda Studios Norwich
2004 Retired as President of the RBSS
2005 Appointed Committee Member Norfolk Contemporary Art Society
2009 Voted Member of Norwich 20 Group
2009 Became a Trustee of the charity Sculpture for Norwich

EXHIBITIONS
1990 Guest Curator Inaugural Exhibition, King of Hearts Gallery, Norwich
1991 Collecting The 20th Century, British Museum, London
1992 Derek Morris Sculptures 1991 – 1992, King of Hearts, Norwich
1994 Abstract Art – The Next Generation, Mall Gallery, London
1994 Summer Exhibition, Roche Court Sculpture Park, Wiltshire
1994 Curated and contributed to Teaching Sculpture at Norwich School Of Art, King of Hearts Gallery, Norwich
1995 Sculpture and Drawings 1993 – 1994 Martha Stevns Gallery, Fressingfield, Suffolk
1995 Summer Exhibition, Roche Court Sculpture Park, Wiltshire
1995 A Personal Choice, Aude Gotto, King of Hearts Gallery, Norwich
1995 Borrowed From Nature, John Innes Institute, Norwich
1995 Award Winners Exhibition, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
1996 Private Views, Contact Gallery, Norwich
1996 Gallerie Daniel Wahrenburger, Zurich Switzerland
1996 – 1999 Summer Exhibition, Roche Court Sculpture Park, Wiltshire

2000 – 2001 Sculpture at Wingfield Arts, Suffolk
2001 Ironbridge Museum of Steel Sculpture, Cast Iron Workshop
2002 Langham Fine Arts, Suffolk
2003 Summer Exhibition, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
2004 Manufactured in the UK, Villa Boriglione, Torino, Italy
2005 Summer Exhibition, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
2005 Elm Hill Contemporary Art, Norwich
2007 Works from the Gotto Collection, King of Hearts, Norwich
2007 Derek Morris, The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk
2008 Norfolk Contemporary Art 2008, The Forum, Norwich
2008 Norwich Castle Open Art Show, The Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich
2009 Norwich 20 Group Exhibition, Bally Shoe Factory, Norwich

2010 Norfolk Contemporary Art 2010, The Forum, Norwich
2010 Derek Morris, 25 Years Thinking. 18/21 Gallery, Norwich
2011 Inspirations, Jarrold at St James, Norwich
2012 Norfolk Contemporary Art Society Biennial Exhibition, The Forum, Norwich.
2013 Less is More. Shared Exhibition, The Forum, Norwich.
2014 Discreet Spaces. Joint Exhibition with Bob Catchpole, Mandell’s Gallery, Norwich

2016 Drawing, Light and Colour – A Miscellany: The Cut.
2016 Cley 16 – In Norfolk Now.

2017 Four Makers, The Crypt Gallery, Norwich School.
2017 Spring Exhibition, Mandell’s Gallery. Norwich.
2017 Seeing Through Drawing, Mandell’s Gallery, Norwich.
2017 Summer Sculpture Show, Hugh Pilkington Gallery, Norfolk
2018 Winter Exhibition, Mandell’s Gallery, Norwich.

Works in many Public and Private collections.

Five Lit Spaces 2003 1395 x 240 x 245mm

Five Lit Spaces 2003 1395 x 240 x 245mm