James Ravilious - photographer of rural life


Exhibitions

Principal Exhibitions

  • Reading Museum of Rural Life, 1973
  • Southampton Photographic Gallery, 1973
  • Palais des Arts et de la Justice, Brest, France, 1974
  • South West Arts touring exhibition, 1975
  • Dartington Gallery, Totnes, Devon, 1977
  • Photographers Gallery, London, 1980
  • Royal Photographic Society, 1981
  • Curwen Gallery, London (with Tony Foster), 1982
  • Exeter University, Devon, 1984
  • Archie Parkhouse - Portrait of a Countryman (curated by James & Robin for BeafordArts), 1986
  • Caen, France, 1987
  • Orchards of the South West (Common Ground touring exhibition), 1989
  • North Devon Museum, Barnstaple, Devon, 1991
  • An English Eye retrospective exhibition Royal Photographic Society, Bath, 1997
    later seen at:
    • Burton Gallery, Bideford, Devon, 1997
    • Exeter Museum & Art Gallery, Devon, 1997
    • Plymouth Museum, Devon, 1998
    • The London Institute Gallery, 1998
    • Somerset Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury, 1999
    • Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales, 2000

  • The Landscape & People of England (with Humphrey Spender): Leica Gallery, New York, USA, 2000
  • This Farming Life (curated by Robin Ravilious for Beaford Arts) Torrington, Devon (now touring), 2001
  • Fields of Vision (curated by Robin Ravilious for Beaford Arts) 2005
  • The RAC Club, 2008
  • An English Eye, National Theatre 2009
  • An English Eye, Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, 2010
  • Familiar Visions (with his father Eric Ravilious), Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, 2010
  • English Eye, Red House Museum, Christchurch, Dorset (28th May - 2nd July, 2011)
  • James Ravilious: Rural Life, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 2015


Exhibitions Available

An English Eye curated by Peter Hamilton for the Royal Photographic Society in 1997 (up to 105 framed images) is available from Robin Ravilious. Please contact her here.

Orchards of the South West is available from Common Ground - www.commonground.org.uk

Archie Parkhouse - Portrait of a Countryman (curated by James & Robin for Beaford Arts, 1986.

Fields of Vision (curated by Robin Ravilious for Beaford Arts) 2006.



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