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2007-08 Postgraduate Drawing Year, Royal Drawing School

2004-07 B.A (Hons) Fine Art Painting, University of Brighton


Awards and Residencies

2022  Artist in Residence at Dumfries House, Scotland, Royal Drawing School 

2022  First Prize, Bath Society of Artists, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

2019  The Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, Shortlisted, Mall Galleries, London

2018  The BP Portrait Award, Shortlisted, National Portrait Gallery, London 

            The Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Shortlisted, Mall Galleries, London

2016   The Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Shortlisted, Mall Galleries, London

2009  Artist in Residence, Royal Drawing School studios at Kensington Palace

2008  Lady Rothermere Award, Royal Drawing School

2007  Harry Walker Memorial Young Artists Award, Bath Society of Artists

2006  Nationwide Mercury Art Prize, London

Solo Exhibitions

2021  Brighton Highlife, The Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich

2019  Oliver Bedeman, 10 Gresham Street, London

2018  Face to Face, Black Swan Arts, Frome

2017  Song of a Stranger, The Fine Art Society, London

2016  Nature Boy, The Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich

2012  Half Portrait of a Thin Man, Hollywood Road Gallery, London


Royal Drawing School Tutor - Young Artists Programme at the Ashmolean, Oxford

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 Small is Beautiful XXXVIII, Group exhibition, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London

            Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

2019   Small is Beautiful XXXVII, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London

            Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, Mall Galleries, London

            Gallery Artists, Browse and Darby Group Exhibition, Cork Street, London

2018  Christmas Group Exhibition, Browse and Darby, Cork Street, London

            BP Portrait Award, The National Portrait Gallery, London

            Summer Salon, Group Exhibition, Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich

            The Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London

2016   Selected works from the Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

            The Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London

2015   Summer Exhibition, Arcane Gallery, London  

2014   Royal Announcement Exhibition, Royal Drawing School, London

            DAKS Winter Range, Somerset House, London

            What is the point?, Adam Street Gallery, The Strand, London

2009 Six of the Prince’s, curated by William Fever, Menier Gallery, London

            Doorway to Dignity, Charity Exhibition, Bath

2008 The Drawing Year, End of Year Exhibition, Royal Drawing School

            HRH Prince of Wales Trustee Exhibition, Windsor Castle, Windsor

2007  Misguided Souls, Mercer Street Film Studios, London

            The Burt Brill and Cardens Degree Show, University of Brighton

            Lovely Lovely, The Grey Area, Queen Street Brighton

2006  You May Experience Pain(t), University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton

            Nationwide Mercury Art Exhibition, The Hospital, Covent Garden

2005 Nationwide Mercury Art Exhibition, Air Gallery, Dover Street

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