Biography


1983

Associate of the Royal Society of Painter Etchers and Engravers

1984

Member of the Society of Wood Engravers

1985, 1986

National Eisteddfod prize winner

1985, 1987

Humberside Printmakers exhibition prize winner

1986

Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

1993

Fellow of the Royal Cambrian Academy

1998

RSPB/Society of Wildlife Artists’ prize winner

2004

Honorary Fellow Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers


2017 Western Visions® - National Museum of Wildlife Art, 2820 Rungius Road, Jackson WY 83001 USA
2017 Summer Exhibition - Oriel Ffin y Parc, Betws Road, Llanrwst, Conwy
2017 Summer Exhibition - Royal Cambrian Academy, Crown Lane, Conwy
2017 Summer Collection - Norton Way Gallery, 51 Norton Way North, Letchworth Garden City, Herts
2017 The Picture Show - Andrew Lamont Gallery, Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon
2017 Solo Show - Oriel Ffin y Parc Gallery, Betws Road, Llanrwst, Conwy LL26 0PT
2016 Summer Exhibition - Silk Top Hat Gallery, Quality Square, Ludlow SY8 1AR
2016 Summer Collection - Norton Way Gallery, 51 Norton Way North, Letchworth Garden City, Herts SG6 1BH
2016 See-Paynton Paintings and Prints - Silk Top Hat Gallery, Quality Square, Ludlow SY8 1AR
2016 Nocturnal Encounters - Solo Show - Storiel, Bishop's Palace, Bangor, LL57 1DT
2016 Ellesmere Art Exhibition - Ellesmere College, Shropshire, SY12 9AB
2015 Summer Exhibition - Silk Top Hat Gallery, Quality Square, Ludlow SY8 1AR
2015 Summer Show - Norton Way Gallery, 51 Norton Way North, Letchworth Garden City, Herts SG6 1BH
2015 Ellesmere Art Exhibition, Ellesmere College, Shropshire SY12 9AB
2015 See-Paynton Paintings and Prints - Royal Cambrian Academy, Crown Lane, Conwy LL32 8AN
2015

Audubon and the Art of Birds

R W Norton Art Gallery, Louisiana, USA
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Oklahoma, USA

2015
 
Nocturnal Encounters - Nature in Art, Gloucester
2014 - 2015
 
Winter Show - Zillah Bill Gallery, Thirsk
2014 - 2015
 
Winter Show - Alverton Gallery, Penzance TR18 2QW
2014 - 2015
 
Winter Show - Norton Way Gallery, 51 Norton Way North, Letchworth Garden City, Herts SG6 1BH
2014
 
'Art + Book' - Royal Cambrian Academy, Crown Lane, Conwy LL32 8AN
2014
 
Summer Exhibition - Alverton Gallery, Penzance TR18 2QW
2014 Liverpool Contemporary Arts Fair
 
2014
 
Nocturnal Encounters - Shandy Hall, Coxwold, York YO61 4AD
2014
 
Affordable Art Fair, Royal Cambrian Academy, Crown Lane, Conwy LL32 8AN
2014
 
The Picture Show, St Stephen's Old Radnor, Powys LD8 2RH
2014
 
Ellesmere Art Exhibition, Ellesmere College, SY12 9AB
2014 Nocturnal Encounters - Wildlife Art Gallery 98/99 High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9PZ.
 
2014 Nocturnal Encounters - St. Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, New Street, Lymington, Hampshire,
 
2013 Royal Cambrian Academy, Crown Lane, Conwy, North Wales
 
2013
 
Hedgerows and Margins, Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham
2013
 
'Society of Wood Engravers 75th Exhibition' Bankside Gallery, London.
2013
 
'Society of Wood Engravers 75th Exhibition' Society of Wood Engravers 75th Annual Exhibition, Zillah Bell Gallery,Thirsk,Yorkshire.
2013
 
'Society of Wood Engravers 75th Exhibition' Society of Wood Engravers 75th Annual Exhibition, Marle Gallery, Axminster, Devon.
2013
 
'Spring & Summer Collection' Norton Way Gallery, Letchworth Garden City.
2013
 
'Five-Ways Summer Collection' Gelliwelltog Barn, Partrishow, Abergavenny NP7 7LR.
2013
 
'Off the Wall' 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH, Off the Wall: Bankside Gallery,.
2013
 
'Annual Summer Exhibition' Conwy, North Wales, Royal Cambrian Academy: Annual Summer Exhibition,.
2013
 
'Nocturnal Encounters Solo Show' Silk Top Hat Gallery Ludlow, Nocturnal Encounters Solo Show: .
2013
 
'' Art Jericho Gallery, Oxford, 76th Society of Wood Engravers Annual Exhibition:.
2012
 
'Ellesmere Art Exhibition' Shropshire, Ellesmere College.
2012
 
'Annual Summer Exhibition' Conwy, North Wales, Royal Cambrian Academy.
2012
 
'The Small Picture Show' Brecon Cathedral, .
2012
 
'Society of Wood Engravers 75th Exhibition' Art Jericho Gallery, oxford.
2012
 
'Royal Academicians Christmas Show and Print Show' Conwy, North Wales, Royal Cambrian Academy .
2012
 
'Society of Wood Engravers 75th Exhibition' Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.
2011
 
'Of a Feather - An Avian Alphabet' Oriel Ynys Mon, Anglesey.
2011
 
'The Nature of Black and White' Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, North Yorkshire.
2011
 
'The Nature of Black and White' Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow.
2011
 
'\'Limited Edition\' - Featured Artist Printmakers Exhibition ' Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery, Bangor:.
2010
 
'Wood Engravings' Jonathan Poole Stand, Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London.
2010
 
'Printmakers 2010 Guest Artist' Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk.
2010
 
'Of a Feather - An Avian Alphabet' Julian Jardine Gallery, Perth, Scotland.
2010
 
'Featured Artist' Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX, West London Art & Antiques Fair Jonathan Poole Stand,.
2010
 
'Featured Artist' The Alverton Gallery, Penzance.
2010
 
'Lasting Impressions' Shandy Hall, Coxwold, York.
2010
 
'Choughed - Featured Artist' Nature in Art, Twigworth, Gloucester.
2010
 
'20th Anniversary Exhibition - Featured Artist evening only 6.30-9.30pm' Gorstella Gallery, Dodleston, Chester.
2010
 
'20th Anniversary Exhibition - Featured Artist' Gorstella Gallery, Dodleston, Chester.
2010
 
'20th Anniversary Exhibition - Featured Artist' Gorstella Gallery, Dodleston, Chester.
2009
 
'OF A FEATHER – An Avian Alphabet' Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, Cornwall.
2009
 
'OF A FEATHER – An Avian Alphabet' Wardown Park Museum, Luton.
2009
 
'OF A FEATHER – An Avian Alphabet' MOMA, Machynlleth.
2009
 
'LASTING IMPRESSIONS' Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow .
2009
 
'OF A FEATHER – An Avian Alphabet' St Barbe Museum and Gallery, Lymington, Hampshire.
2009
 
'OF A FEATHER – An Avian Alphabet' Brook Gallery, Budleigh Salterton, Devon.
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Nature in Art, Twigworth, Gloucester
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Bankside Gallery, London
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Compton Cassey Gallery, Nr Cheltenham
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Shandy Hall, Coxwold, York
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” West Wales Arts Centre, Fishguard
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Denbigh Museum
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Colwyn Bay Museum
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Buckley Museum
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” National Museum Wales, Cardiff
2008
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Victoria Gallery, Bath
2007
 
“Air & Water” Works on Paper Fair, Royal Academy, London
2007
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” National Library Wales
2007
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Bircham Gallery, Holt, Norfolk
2007
 
“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet” Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham
2006
 
“Air & Water” Bircham Gallery, Holt, Norfolk
2006
 
“Air & Water” Compton Cassey Gallery, Nr Cheltenham
2006
 
“Air & Water” Silk Top Hat, Gallery, Ludlow
2004
 
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
2002
 
The Wetland Centre, London
2002
 
The Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy
2002
 
Nightingale Gallery, Lotherton Hall, Leeds
2001
 
Museum of Modern Art in Wales, Machynlleth
2000
 
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge
1997,1999,2001,
2003,2005
  
Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow
1996-1999
 
The Incisive Eye”: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea; Bankside Gallery, London and touring Wales and England

2017

Society of Wood Engravers 79th Annual Exhibition 

Bankside Galley, London
Zillah Bell Gallery, North Yorkshire
Kevis House Gallery, West  Sussex
Leicester Print Workshop, Leicester

2016

Society of Wood Engravers 78th Annual Exhibition 

Bankside Galley, London
Zillah Bell Gallery, North Yorkshire
Kevis House Gallery, West  Sussex
Eton College, Windsor
The North Wall Arts Centre, Summertown, Oxford

2015

Society of Wood Engravers 77th Annual Exhibition 

Bankside Galley, London
Zillah Bell Gallery, North Yorkshire
Kevis House Gallery, West  Sussex
The Marle Gallery, Devon

2014

Royal Cambrian Academy Summer Exhibition

2014 Spring and Summer Collection - Norton Way Gallery, 51 Norton Way North, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire SG6 1BH
 
2014

Society of Wood Engravers 76th Annual Exhibition 

Bankside Galley, London
Zillah Bell Gallery, North Yorkshire
St David’s Studio Gallery, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
The Marle Gallery, Devon
Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Devon

2013 Society of Wood Engravers 76th Annual Exhibition  - Devon
 
2013 - 2014 International Wood Engravers Invitational - Davidsons Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA
 
2012
 
New York Public Library
2009
 
Qijiang International Print Exhibition, China
2008
 
Works on Paper Fair, Royal Academy, London
2008
 
Affordable Art Fair, London
2008
 
Affordable Art Fair, Bristol
2007
 
Affordable Art Fair, Bristol
2007
 
Works on Paper Fair, Royal Academy, London
2006
 
Affordable Art Fair, London
2006
 
New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey Winter Exhibition
2006
 
Guest Artist Society of Wildlife Artists Members Show The Mall Galleries, London
2001
 
Nature from Wood, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath
1999
 
Welsh Impressions, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
1998
 
Serpentine Gallery, Barbican, London
1996
 
Wood Engraving Here & Now, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford & Cork Street Gallery, London
1996, 1997
 
Twelve Wood Engravers touring exhibition
1996, 2000
 
Federation of British Artists National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
Annually since 1984
 
Society of Wood Engravers, Bankside Gallery London and UK
Annually since 1983
 
Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy
Annually since 1982
 
Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, Bankside,London
Since 1987 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

1984

“Giraldus Cambrensis”: Gwasg Gregynog

1988

“The Book of Jonah”: Gwasg Gregynog

1996

“The Incisive Eye” Colin See-Paynton: Wood Engravings 1980-1996 Scolar Press

1998

“Pintores de la Naturaleza”: Birdlife International, Spain

1998

“Alaska Copper River Delta”: Riki Ott, University of Washington Press

1999

“Modern Wildlife Painting”: Nicholas Hammond, Pica Press

1999

“The Great Auk”: Errol Fuller

2000

“Geese at Gregynog”: Gerralt Jones, Gwasg Gregynog

2003

“Mature Forests – Artists for Nature in the Catalan Pyrenees

2004

“Waterlog”: Keith Harwood

2006

“Air & Water”: Colin See-Paynton Fish & Fowl Engravings 1984-2004 Medlar Press

2007

“Of a Feather – An Avian Alphabet”: Colin See-Paynton Stingwern Books

2008

2010

“Of a Feather”, Colin See-Paynton: Gwasg Gregynog

"Of a Feather - An Illustrated Lexicon of Avian Collective Nouns", Colin See-Paynton: Stingwern Books


V & A London

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Freemantle Museum & Art Gallery, Australia

Central Museum & Art Gallery, Northampton

Bedford County Council

Berlin Graphothek

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Belfast City Art Gallery

Museum of Modern Art in Wales

Swansea Museum & Art Gallery

Guangdong Museum of Art, China