Group Exhibitions


Selected Exhibition Catalogues

An * indicates the compiler has not seen the catalogue, but knows it exists.
For group shows the number of illustrations refers to pictures by Winifred Nicholson.



November 2016 – January 2017 Portraits of Place: Works from Kettle’s Yard and Richard Long, The Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge.


May – July Dovecot Studios, Garry Fabian Miller: Dwelling. Included work by Winifred Nicholson.




2013 – 14

October 2013 – September 2014, Art and Life, Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Murray, 1920-1931. Shown at Leeds Art Gallery and then touring to Kettle's Yard and Dulwich Picture Gallery.





6 March-3 May. Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham, Without from Within, 64 pp, 2 colour plates, including the cover.


June-July. Crane Kalman Gallery, London, Winifred Nicholson: an exhibition to mark the publication of ‘Winifred Nicholson’ by Christopher Andreae’. 4 pp, 3 colour plates.


July. Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth. Winifred Nicholson, A Cumbrian Perspective.  (22 pictures)  40 pp, 22 colour plates, essays by the artist, Chris Wadsworth, Christopher Andreae,  and Andy Christian. 


July. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Winifred Nicholson in Scotland. (18 pictures) 64 pp, 23 colour plates. Essay by Alice Strang. Toured to Duff House, Banff; and Au Tuireann, Skye. (to March 2004).

Nov-Jan. 2003. Crane Kalman Gallery. Winifred Nicholson: Unseen works on paper. (30 pictures) 28 pp, 30 colour plates.


May-June. Crane Kalman Gallery, London. Winifred Nicholson and Mary Newcomb: Two Lyrical Painters. (13 pictures) 36 pp, 27 colour plates, article by Christopher Andreae.

July-Sept. Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. Winifred Nicholson. (51 pictures) 84 pp, 51 colour plates. Article by Jon Blackwood. Toured to Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; Tullie House, Carlisle (to Jan. 2002).


Jan. Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham. Influence and Originality: Ivon Hitchins, Frances Hodgkins, Winifred Nicholson. Landscape c.1920-c.1950. (16 pictures) 74 pp, 8 colour plates, 5 b&w, article by Liz Reintjes. Toured to The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (to June).

Mar-May. Crane Kalman Gallery, London. Ben Nicholson and two wives. Winifred Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth. (12 pictures) 36 pp 26 colour plates


Apr. Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal. A Painter’s Place, Banks Head Cumberland 1924-1931: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Ivon Hitchins, Christopher Wood and Paul Nash. (8 pictures) 60 pp, 22 colour plates, 3 b&w. Previously in Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; York City Art Gallery; and Pallant House, Chichester (to June 92).


July. Tate, London. Winifred Nicholson, retrospective exhibition (69 pictures). Article by Judy Collins. 117 pp, 37 colour plates, 69 b & w. Toured to Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle; Bristol City Art Gallery; Stoke City Art Gallery; Aberdeen City Art Gallery; Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge ( to March 1988).


June-July. Crane Kalman Gallery, London. The Nicholsons. (9 pictures) 29 pp, 19 b & w


Feb-Mar. Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. Circle: constructive art in Britain 1934-40. (1 picture ), 88 pp.

Nov-Dec. Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal. A Tribute to Winifred Nicholson. (60 pictures) 8 pp, 3 colour plates, introd. by Andy Christian.


Aug. LYC Museum and Art Gallery, Cumbria, Winifred Nicholson.16 pp. *

Aug. LYC Museum and Art Gallery, Cumbria, Winifred Nicholson – paintings; W. Barns-Graham – Recent paintings; Donald Wilkinson – Prints and drawings; Syl Marco – Treepots, (approximately 39 pictures) 48 pp Essay by the artist and Andy Christian and Donald Wilkinson. *

Mar-April. Crane Kalman Gallery, London. Winifred Nicholson: recent paintings. (39 pictures) 4 pp 2 colour plates.


Jan-Feb. Michael Parkin Fine Art, London. The Severn and Five Society 1920-35.  (2 pictures) pp. 33. Essay by Mark Glazebrook. Previously in National Museum of Wales, Cardiff; The Minories, Colchester; Parkin Gallery, London. Then toured to Newlyn-Orion Gallery, Penzance (to Mar. 1980)


Dec. Third Eye Centre, Glasgow. Winifred Nicholson: paintings 1900-1978.  Third Eye Centre, Glasgow (68 works) 44 pp, 1 colour plate, 13 b & w. Foreword by the artist, introd. by Ben Nicholson; essay by Christopher Neve. Toured to Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh; Tullie House, Carlisle; The Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; The Minories, Colchester; and The Penwith, St.Ives.

July. LYC Museum and Art Gallery, Cumbria. Two country painters: Winifred Nicholson and Mary Newcomb. (At least 7 pictures) 16 pp, 7 b & w. Essay by the artist.


LYC Museum and Art Gallery, Cumbria. Winifred Nicholson: paintings and drawings. (33 pictures) 16 pages, 5 b&w. Introd. By the artist.

Dec-Jan. 1977. LYC Museum and Art Gallery, Cumbria. Winifred Nicholson: sequence of ‘ancient’ abstract drawings and recent realistic representational painting. 16 pp*


Oct. Crane Kalman Gallery, London. An unknown aspect of Winifred Nicholson: abstract paintings 1920-1930. (30 pictures) 8 pp, 2 colour plates, 5 b&w. Essay by the artist.


Dec-Jan. 1975. LYC Museum and Art Gallery, Cumbria. Winifred Nicholson: paintings 1930-1974. (At least 4 pictures) 12 pp, 4 b&w. Essay by the artist.

Nov. Crane Kalman Gallery, London. Paintings by Winifred Nicholson. (34 works) 4 pp, 1 colour plate.


Feb-Mar. Crane Kalman Gallery, London. Winifred Nicholson: paintings. (38 pictures), pp 22, 5 colour plates, 9 b&w. Essays by P.G. Konody and the artist.

Nov-Dec. Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. Paintings and gouaches by Winifred Nicholson, (approximately 41 pictures) [No catalogue].


Feb-Mar. Leicester, Museum and Art Gallery. Decade 1920-30. (4 works) 39pp. Organised by the Arts Council. Essay by Alan Bowness. Travelling to Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle; Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery; Manchester City Art Gallery; Bristol City Art Gallery; Camden Arts Centre, London (to Aug. 1970)

Dec. Arts Council, London. Helen Sutherland Collection. (12 pictures) pp. 40 pp. Essay by Nicolete Gray. Toured to Hayward Gallery, London; Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff; Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal (to May 1971).


May-June, Abbot Hall, Kendal. Winifred Nicholson and Geoffrey Bennett. (37 pictures) 16 pp. Foreword by M.E.Burkett. *

Feb-Mar. Crane Kalman Gallery, London. The flowers of Winifred Nicholson. (32 pictures) 8 pp, 1 colour plate, 5 b&w. Introd. by the artist.


Mar. Crane Kalman gallery, London. Paintings and gouaches by Winifred Nicholson. (30 pictures) 8 pp, 1 colour plate, 3 b&w. Introd. by Kathleen Raine.


Mar-Apr. Marlborough Fine Art, London. Art in Britain 1930-40 centred around Axis, Circle, Unit One. (3 pictures) 92 pages (2 pictures as Winifred Dacre - illustrated)


Aug-Sept. Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal. Vision and Reality: works from Miss Helen Sutherland’s Collection. (2 pictures). 10 pp. Introd. By Helen Sutherland.

Sept-Oct. Redfern Gallery, London. Winifred Nicholson: wild flowers in Greece. (64 pictures) 4 pp.


Mar-May. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Paintings and drawings from the private collection of Miss Helen Sutherland. (3 pictures) 15 pp. Intro by Helen Sutherland.

Oct-Nov. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. British art and the modern movement 1930-40. (3 pictures – 2 as by Winifred Dacre). 40 pp. Introd. by Alan Bowness. Organised by the Arts Council Welsh Committee.


Feb-Mar. Leicester Galleries, London. Catalogue of the exhibitions: Lines in space and their shadows (1936-1954) and other works by Paule Vezelay [and] Recent paintings by Winifred Nicholson. (29 pictures) 12 pp.


Mar. The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh. Paintings by Winifred Nicholson.  (47 pictures) 1p handlist [catalogue not traced].


Feb. Lefevre Galleries, London. Winifred Nicholson and Vivancos, (26 pictures) 4pp.


Apr-May. Lefevre Galleries, London. Robert Macbryde, Winifred Nicholson, Robert Colquhoun. (24 pictures) 4 pp


June-July. Tullie House, Carlisle. An exhibition of paintings by Winifred Nicholson, (63 pictures) handlist. [catalogue not raced].


Apr. Lefevre Galleries, London. Recent paintings by Winifred Nicholson and John Wells. (40 pictures) 8pp. Foreword by Eric Newton.


Tullie House, Carlisle. Winifred Nicholson exhibition. (38 pictures) handlist [catalogue not traced].


June-July. Leicester Galleries. Catalogue of an exhibition of paintings by Winifred Nicholson. (33 pictures) 4 pp.


Apr-Oct. Venice Biennale [19th]. XIXa Esposizione biennale internazionale d’arte catalogo. (8 works)


Mar-Apr. Leicester Galleries. Catalogue of an exhibition of paintings by Winifred Nicholson. (31 pictures) 10 pp.


Apr-Oct. Venice Biennale. [16th]. XV!a esposizione internazionale d’arte della citta di Venezia. (1 picture)

July, Lefevre Gallery, London. Paintings by Ben and Winifred Nicholson and Pottery by Staite Murray. (22 pictures) 10 pp. Introd. By Jim Ede.


Apr-May. Beaux Arts Gallery, London. Exhibition of paintings by Winifred Nicholson. (41 works) 2 pp 1 b&w


May-June. Wm. B. Paterson Gallery, London. Paintings by Benjamin Nicholson: Winifred Nicholson. (27 pictures) 4 pp.