Chris Pig CV

Chris Pig

Born 23rd March 1965

Hertfordshire College of Art and Design, (foundation course)
Exeter College of Art and Design – BA(Hons) Art and Design 2:1
Winchester College of Art – MA (Soton)

Selected Exhibitions:


The 75th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Wood Engravers



75th Annual Exhibition of the society of Wood Engravers, Victoria Gallery Bath

74th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Wood Engravers Bankside Gallery

Linoleum: the cutting edge. Hemingway Art, Oxford



Press Freedom, The Station, Richmond, Yorkshire

Society of Wood Engravers Annual Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London Dreams, FreudMuseum, London

Big Ass Linocuts and Linomations, Pushing Print Festival, Margate

Atlanta Print Biennale

Third Annual Printmaking Open, Chengdong, Quijiang Province, China


Stephen Mumberson and Chris Pig, Art at Wharepuke, New Zealand

Ambit covers. The  Originals Gallery, Hornsey Library, London

David Hockney, Ralph Steadman, Edward Paolozzi, Mike Foreman, Peter Blake, Ron Sandford, Posy Simmonds and Chris Pig

International Printmaking 1, Art at Wharepuke, New Zealand

72nd  Society of Wood Engravers annual exhibition



The Print Collective, “For One Night Only” group show, ShoreditchTown hall

Second Annual Printmaking Open, Chengdong, Qijiang province, China. Winner of the Guangdong Museum of Art purchase prize.

RoyalWesternAcademy Open Print Exhibition, Bristol

Smokey’s Tangle Expo, OaklandCaliforniaUSA.  Group print show.

Society of Wood Engravers 71st annual show

Originals 09, joint winner of the Society of Wood Engravers’ award along with Hilary Paynter.



Winner, “Drawing the City” open exhibition for the residents of Hackney
IMPRESSED – group show of original prints with M.C. Escher, Anne Desmet, Fernando Feijoo and Chris Pig, Vinson Gallery
Workshop at the Atlanta Printmaker’s Studio
Lecture: The Life of a Printmaker at SCAD Atlanta

Jealousy a one-man show of engravings, etchings and linocuts, Vinson Gallery

Made in England: 4 British Printmakers, Vinson Gallery
ATLart[04], Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta

National Print Open, Mall Galleries, London
Show with Julius Breeze, Fitzroy Galleries, Melbourne, Australia
Atrophy, group show, The Forge, Shoreditch, London

National Print Open, Mall Galleries, London
Cumberland Paper Mills Award for a Printmaker of Outstanding Merit
B&Wx3YBA, group show, Vinson Gallery

Group Show, Start Gallery, Fulham, London
National Print Open, Mall Galleries, London

Group Show, Start Gallery, Fulham, London
Empty Bottles, Full Ashtrays, Solo Show, Sussex Arts Club, Brighton
Solo Show, The Rosemary Branch, Islington, London


Group Show, Sussex Arts Club, Brighton


Show with Julie Bennett, VincentGallery, Exeter


Stoke Newington Festival, Solo Show and Group Show


“Artists in Spain”, Stormont Studio, Rye, East Sussex


Open Studios, Barcelona, Spain
MA Group Show, British Institute, Barcelona, Spain
MA Final Show, Winchester School of Art


“Low Life”, Solo Show, VincentGallery, Exeter


Show with Julie Bennett, Harlequins Centre, Exeter



Ambit Magazine, contributing illustrator every issue from 2007 to the present

Printmaking Today, Kip Gresham, October 2011

Non-toxic printmaking by Mark Graver, contributing artist, Jan 2011

Printmaking Today, Art at Wharepuke, December 2010
I couldn’t Paint Golden Angels, autobiography of Albert Meltzer
Despite Anything, short stories and other writings by Mark Whittaker
Printmaking Today, featured in Bringing Print to Atlanta, winter 2006
Printmaking Today Starting From Scratch, Article about setting-up a studio in Spain, Summer 2005
Creative Loafing, Atlanta Making His Mark, review by Felicia Feaster, Culture Surfing, interview, Creative Loafing, Atlanta
Atlanta Journal Beautifully Revealing, Concealing, by Jerry Cullum.
Ambit Magazine, summer 2006, front cover and five-page spread
Ambit Magazine, autumn 2006, five page spread
Atlanta Journal, Outcasts come out of the dark Review by Catherine Fox