1943 Boston, Lincolnshire
1960 - 1964 High Wycombe College of Art and Design, NDD
Furniture and Interior Design.
Awards / Travel
2008 - 2009 Lived and worked in Venice, Italy.
1993 Churchill Travelling Fellowship to study ‘Developing Themes in West African figurative carving’ travelled
to Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso.
1969 - 1972 Lived and worked in Amsterdam, Holland - made first paintings.
1964 - 1965 Lived and worked in Finland building pre-fabricated housing units.
1963 RSA Bursary, travelled in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
2003 Workshops and Seminars, Creative Partnerships,Cornwall
1999 - 2002 Reading College of Art and Design - Degree
1993 - 1994 Thames Valley University - Degree
1989 - 1992 Workshops and Seminars, Modern Art Oxford, in collaboration with H M Prison Oxford
1988 - 1999 Berkshire College of Art and Design - Foundation
1980 - 1992 H M Prison Oxford - Drawing/Carving / Painting classes
1973 - 1979 Buckinghamshire College of Art and Design - Degree
2011 A Year in Venice Paintings Drawings and Sculptures - made in Venice. Martin's Gallery, Cheltenham, solo.
2006 Body of Long Memory, Sculpture and Dance Video with Angela Praed, Falmouth Art Gallery2005 Body of Long Memory, Sculpture and Live Dance with Angela Praed, Laban Dance, London
2004 Paintings and Sculptures 1997 - 2004 Ferens Art Gallery, Hull solo2003 Sons and Mothers, a selection of drawings from ‘All That Paraphernalia’ Collins Gallery, Glasgow
2003 Transitions, short residency with choreographer Angela Praed and dancers Jane Mason and RiverCamult, Sculpture and Live Dance, Newlyn Art Gallery.
1998 Five Sculptures, Plymouth City Art Gallery, solo
1997 Sculpture Painting Drawing 1990 - 1997 Falmouth Art Gallery, solo www.falmouthartgallery.com
1993 Drawings made in West Africa, Elms Lesters PaintingRooms, London, solo
1989 Inside the Whale, Sculpture and Painting, Modern Art Oxford also touring to McRoberts Art Centre Stirling
University and Ferens Art Gallery, Hull. Financed by Greenpeace in conjunction with Modern Art Oxford
Made first sculptures
1987 Paintings, group show, Piccadilly Gallery, London
1986 Drawing and Sculpture with John Mitchel, The Gantry,Southampton
1986 16 Studios, group exhibiton, Modern Art Oxford
1985 Zusterden in de Kunst, Painting, group show Waagebouw, Leiden, Holland
1984 Paintings and Drawings with Andrew Walton, Trinity College, Oxford www.andrewwaltonartist.org.uk
1979 Drawings, Korrekelder Gallery, Bruges, Belgium solo
2005 Arrival from Forever - Mr. and Mrs. Gowdy, Devon, UK
2004 Le Bateau Ivre - Mr. and Mrs. Nicholls, Bretagne, France
2003 Lamorna Wave - Mrs. L. Hitchcox, Lamorna, Cornwall
2001 Burlaouen Bird - Mr.and Mrs. Nicholls, Bretagne, France
Arts Council Collection, London, Eight Drawings made in Prague,catalogued in the 1984 - 88 acquisitions
Green Peace UK
Falmouth Art Gallery
Private Collections in Belgium, France and the UK
2011 A Year in Venice John Trigg Paintings Drawings and Sculptures 2008 - 2009. Martin's Gallery. Published by Martin's the Publishers
2004 Paintings / Sculptures 1997 - 2004, Ferens Art Gallery, catalogue
2003 All That Paraphernalia, drawings and writings about Mother. Published privately and sold through The
Alzheimers Society, London. www.alzheimers.org.uk
1997 Sculpture / Drawing / Painting 1990 - 1997 Falmouth
Art Gallery, catalogue