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The Harbour Gallery Tenby, which opened in 1988 is owned by artist John Cahill and shows his distinctive detailed work which depicts rural and coastal landscapes of Pembrokeshire. John graduated from Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1976 with a B.A.(Hons) in Fine Art and went on to obtain a Masters Degree from the Royal College of Art, Painting School in 1980. He has exhibited widely including The Royal Academy Summer Show several times and has won many prizes and awards.

About John Cahill M.A. (R.C.A)

1979 - G.L.C.Prize in “Spirit of London”painting competition.
1980 - Jeffrey Archer prize for best painting by artist under 30.  G.L.C “Spirit of London” painting competition
1980 - Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation sponsorship.
1981 - G.L.C.”Spirit of London”highly commended.
1982 - Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Sponsorship, First time awarded to the same artist twice
1985 - Artist in Residence at Ferndale Comprehensive
1987 - First prize at Royal Bath and West Show Art competition
1991 - Second prize Wales Open art competition


1978 - Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Lancs
1986 - Wyeside Arts Centre. Buith Wells, Powys
1989 - Patchings Farm Art Centre, Calverton, Notts
1995 - St. Davids Hall. Cardiff


1979 - Cleveland (U.K.) International Drawing Bienale.
1982 - Royal Academy Summer Show
1983 - Brewhouse Theatre Open Exhibition. Taunton
1983 - “Urban Images” Drumcroon Arts Centre. Wigan.
1985 - Royal Academy Summer Show
1985 - Newport City Museum and Art Gallery
1986 - Barbican Arts Centre. London
1999-2000 - Wales Drawing Bienale. (touring exhibition)
2003 - Rona Gallery. Mayfair. London
2011. - Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition. Mall  Galleries,London, and national touring exhibition.
2012 - Lynn Painter-Stainers Exhibition. Mall Galleries,  London, & W H  Patterson Gallery, London
2014 - Lynn Painter-Stainers Exhibition. Mall Galleries,  London
2014 - Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London and nationwide touring exhibition (2 works exhibited)
2014 - Waterfront Gallery, Milford Haven
2015 - Lynn Painter-Stainers Exhibition. Mall Galleries, London. (2 works exhibited.)
2015 - Kyffin Williams Drawing Prize exhibition, Oriel Ynys  Mon, Angelsey
2015 - Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition, Mall Galleries London
2018 - 30 Artists for 30 years. Patchings Farm Art Centre, Calverton, Notts

1988 - Opened Harbour Gallery Tenby


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