Ava Reeves C.V

Further Education

1987-1988 Amersham College,

BTECH diploma (Fine Art) Distinction.

1989-1991 Bristol Polytechnic

BA Fine Art, Bachelor of Arts- second class honors (1st division)

2008-2010 City and Guilds London School of Art

Post-graduation Diploma Painting First degree (2 years part-time)

Work Experience:

1988-1989 “Marie Lecko Designs” apprentice in haute couture,

designing and creating costumes and evening wear.

1992-1993  Maryland Studios, East London.

1994-1996  Collaboration in an Etching studio in Devon.

20002004  Ran my own Artist studio in Crouch End.

2001-2002  Humanistic psychotherapy courses.

2001-2003  Constructed and cast 8 ft. Sculpture, Alec Rhyman Studio’s Berkshire.

2003 Designed and ran a five week drawing and psychotherapy project,

Working with twenty women, called “It’s just a piece of paper.” Raised £7000 for charity.

2005-2006 Commission and construction of mosaic cross in Crouch End.


1994 The Master head of the Avon Literary Intelligencer, Poetry, fictions,

Criticism and news magazine- published a poem called “little Brown Bird”.

1994 “Management Today” magazine published article and photos with work.

2011  ”Art of England” magazine, April issue, titled, “The space between the spaces”.


1991 Bristol Polytechnic Degree show

1991 The Islington Design Centre,”Fresh Art”-Group Show.

1991 Portrait commission, N.S.W. Australia.

1991 Cyfartha Castle, Wales- group show

1992 Daniel Herchenson Hairdressers- private collection

1993 Maryland Studio’s, East London- group show.

1994 Alexandra Palace, Group Show

1995 The Plough Gallery, Devon- Group Show.

1995 The Candid Gallery, Islington, London “Ascension”, one woman show.

1996 The Happening Gallery, “Bright Sparks” two man show, Bristol.

2000 The Halcyon Gallery, Birmingham- three man show.

2000 The Mall Galleries, The Mall, SW1-group show.

2001 The Century Gallery, Datchet- Group Show.

2002 The Halcyon Gallery, Bruton street, Mayfair, London- three man show.

2003 Graham’s Pictures, Crouch End, London- three man show.

2003 The Lang Gallery, Brick Lane- Group show launch.

2004 The Lang Gallery, Brick Lane, East London- One woman Show.

2007 The Brickhouse, Brick Lane- Two man show ongoing.

2009 The Three Stags, Kennington Rd-Group show

2009 Degree Art Gallery, Vyner street- Intermediate Group show

2010 Degree show, City and Guilds, Art college of London show.

2011 One woman show, “The space between the spaces”- The McNeill Gallery, Radlett, Hertfordshire.

2011“The Chocolate Factory” Open studios- group show.