Derek Boshier lives and works in Los Angeles. He attended the Royal College of Art where he was a contemporary amongst notable artists involved in the pop art movement such as R.B Kitaj, Allen Jones and David Hockney. It was within his ‘Image in Revolt’ exhibition at London’s Grabowski Gallery with Frank Bowling that Boshier launched his career, introducing icons of American consumer culture with the incorporation of big brand logos within his work.
Boshier’s work has been widely shown internationally, particularly in Europe and the USA. Along with numerous solo exhibitions, Boshier has also appeared in several group exhibitions, including at Walker Art Centre (Minneapolis), Tate Britain and British Museum, Brooklyn Museum and Centre Pompidou. His work is held by major public collections across Europe and the USA.
In recent years Boshier was the recipient of the Honorary Fellowship of the RCA (2016) as well as the Guggenheim fellowship and NEA award for the arts, he is also an accomplished teacher and lecturer.
It’s Only When the Tide Goes Out…Selected works and ephemera, 1976-2018, is one of two new exhibitions ‘In Conversation’ presented at MOSTYN, Wales by Los Angeles based Derek Boshier and Wales based S Mark Gubb Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at The University of Worcester. Exhibition dates: 16 March - 30 June 2019 More info @ www.mostyn.org