LAR CANN NDD SWAc

Born Plymouth, UK

Studied Fine Art, Plymouth College of Art and Design, NDD Painting Special 1964

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014               Of Granite, Killas and Lodes, Artmill Gallery, Plymouth
2008 Beyond the Eye's Reach, Somerville Gallery, Plymouth
2007 One Above Zero, The Brownston Gallery, Modbury
2005 From The Maures to Carbilly, Southgate Arch Gallery, Launceston
2004 Somerville Gallery, Plymouth
2002 The Infinity of Blue, Sterts Arts Centre, Liskeard
2000 PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Plymouth
1999 PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Plymouth
1998 PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Plymouth
1997 Coopers & Lybrand, Plymouth
1997 Three Themes, Dower House Gallery, Lostwithiel
1992 Kreter + Partner, Hamburg
1989 Landforms, Figureforms, Dower House Gallery, Lostwithiel
1978 Abbey Green Gallery, Bath

SELECTED GROUP AND MIXED EXHIBITIONS

2016 - 2017    South West Academicians' Spring Show, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton
The Brownston Gallery, Modbury
Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne
South West Academy, Delmore Park Gallery, Ivybridge
2015 - 2016 South West Academy Open, The Castle, Exeter
2015 Plymouth Society at Penwith,Penwith Gallery, St Ives
St Ives Society of Artists, Artmill Gallery, Plymouth
South West Academy, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
The Academicians' Spring Show, The Castle, Exeter
2014 Terrain, Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro (four-person)
Plymouth Society of Artists Biennial, City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth
2013 - 2017 Penwith Society of Arts, Penwith Gallery, St Ives
2013 Hidden in Plain Sight, British Abstract Art from the Collection, City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth
St Ives Society of Artists, Sterts Arts Centre, Liskeard
The Lens and the Easel, The Ariel Centre, Totnes
2012 - 2013 South West Academy Open, gloss-Art, Exeter
2012 Plymouth Society at St Ives, Mariners Gallery, St Ives
2011 Edinburgh Art Fair, Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
Windsor Contemporary Art Fair, Windsor
South West Academy Open, Exeter Castle, Exeter
Delamore Arts 11, Delamore House, Ivybridge
Plymouth Society of Artists, City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth
2010 St Ives School, Martin's Gallery, Cheltenham
South West Academy Open, Exeter Castle, Exeter
The Academicians' Spring Show, Kennaway House, Sidmouth
2009 - 2017 Plymouth Society of Artists Annual Exhibitions, Artmill Gallery, Plymouth
2009 Cornwall Revisited, Martin's Gallery, Cheltenham
South West Academy Open, Exeter Castle, Exeter
The Lander Gallery, Truro
The Academicians' Spring Show, Royal Clarence Hotel, Exeter
Breaking the Mould, Bath Fine Art, Bath (three person)
Artists of St. Ives and the South West, City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth
2008 South West Academy Open, Exeter College, Exeter
St Ives Festival Open, Mariners Gallery, St Ives
Plymouth Society of Artists, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
2007 Elgar and the Pastoral Tradition, Sterts Arts Centre, Liskeard
South West Academy Open, Fishwick Gallery, Exeter
St Ives Artists, Belgrave Gallery, St Ives
The Wharf, Tavistock, Devon
Seven For Spring, Morley Contemporary Art, Tredis
2006 - 2017 St Ives Society of Artists, Mariners Gallery, St Ives
2006 The Brownston Gallery, Modbury
Full Spectrum, Sherborne House, Sherborne
South West Academy Open, Cube 3 Gallery, University of Plymouth
St Ives Festival Open, Mariners Gallery, St Ives
2005 The Little Picture Show, Rainyday Gallery, Penzance
2004 The Park Gallery, London
In Search of Ancient Voices, Duke St Gallery, Newlyn (two person)
Abstract Art, Harbour House Gallery, Kingsbridge
2003 Spered Kelt Breton, Carhaix Plouger, Brittany
Spered Kelt Breton, Lorient, Brittany
Open 2003, Harbour House Gallery, Kingsbridge
2002 Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Lorient, Brittany
2001 - 2008 PSA Annual Exhibitions, Sterts Arts Centre, Liskeard
2001 Crossings, Dick The Dog, Penzance, Cornwall (three-person)
Exposure - Teacher Artists in Cornwall, Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro
2000 20th Century British Painting, City Museum & Art Gallery, Plymouth,
Drawing Power, Stuart House Arts & Heritage Centre, Liskeard
Open 2000, Harbour House Gallery, Kingsbridge, Devon (1st Prize)
Penzance Arts Club, Penzance
1999 Landforms Two, Archie Browns, Penzance, Cornwall (two-person)
The Sky, The Sea and the Bit In Between, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford
1998 - 2001 Penzance Society of Artists, Bakehouse Gallery, Penzance
1998 Crown Courts, Truro
1996 Coopers & Lybrand, Plymouth
Sixth Annual Figurative Awards, Sterts Arts Centre, Liskeard (comended)
1995 Cornwall Association for Art Education, County Hall, Truro
1994 Modernism and the St. Ives School, City Museum & Art Gallery, Plymouth
1991 New Street Gallery, Plymouth
1990 - 2007 South-West Open Annual Exhibitions, City Museum & Art Gallery, Plymouth
1989 Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth
1986 Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Lorient, Brittany
1986 - 1994 Plymouth Society of Artists Annual Exhibitions, Chapel Gallery, Saltram House, Plymouth
1965 - 1968 Penwith Society, Penwith Gallery, St. Ives
1965 - 1988 Plymouth Society of Artists Annual Exhibitions, City Museum & Art Gallery, Plymouth

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS

GWR Escape, Issue 25: Illustration for Land and Water, Spring 2017

Wall Street International, SWAc Academicians at Royal Albert Memorial Museum, August 2015

Western Morning News, 30 May 2015: South West Academiciians' Exhibition, Exeter Castle

Martin Freeman, Plymouth Herald, June 2014

Michael Carter, South West Academy: Art, People, Place; Halsgrove Publications 2014

Jez Winship, Sparks in Electric Jelly blogspot, November 2013

Blog Archive, Sprawling On A Pin, Not Art Reflections on Art, November 2013

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Hidden In Plain Sight, November 2013

Alice Wright, Artists & Illustrators Magazine March 2012

Lucy Parford, Gloucestershire Echo, April 2010

Beth Lewinsky, The Plymothian, April 2010

Art of England, Autumn 2009

Devon Life, October 2009

Schools' Packs, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, 2008-9

What'son, Cornwall Life, October 2008

Art Today, Western Morning News, August 2008

Proofsheet, Proof Magazine, 2008 / Vol. 3 #1

Peter Davies, St. Ives 1975 - 2005 Art Colony in Transition.

Wessex Muse, December 2006

Inside Cornwall, March 2006

Frank Ruhrmund, The Cornishman, July 2004

Inside Cornwall, July 2004

Rowena Spiers, The Bath Chronicle, April 2004

Gallery Focus, Bath Life, April 2004

Cornwall Today, December 2002

Beatrice Kerno, 'Euro Celtic Art', Lorient, Brittany, France, August 2002

Frank Ruhrmund, Western Morning News, May, 2001

Inside Cornwall, May 2001

20th Century British Painting', Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery, August 2000

Frank Ruhrmund, The Cornishman, July 1999

Western Morning News, December 1996

Western Morning News, July 1989

Burness Bunn, Cornish Guardian, July 1989

'Onzième Salon d'Art et Artisanat des Pays Celtes', Festival Interceltique de Lorient, 1986

Western Morning News, October 1965

WORK IN PUBLIC, CORPORATE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Royal Institution of Cornwall

The Heritage Collections, University of Sheffield

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Foundation Trust

ELF, Exeter

DB Publishing, High Wycombe

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Work in private collections in Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Dubai, Germany, France, Holland, Mallorca, Saudi Arabia, UK and the USA

MEMBERSHIPS

Penwith Society of Arts: Committee Member from 2014

South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts

St Ives Society of Artists: Chairman 2009- 2012, Director 2009 - 2015

Penzance Society of Artists: disbanded 2001

Plymouth Society of Artists: Chairman from 2015, Executive and Selection Committee from 1986