1981 - 1984 Norwich School of Art, BA
1984 - 1987 Royal Academy Schools, MA

Solo Exhibitions

2005 The Room Upstairs Gallery, Christchurch Mansions, Ipswich
2004 Warehouse Gallery, Lowestoft
1996 ‘Painting and Drawing’, Battersea Library, London
1990 ‘Compositions based on drawings from life’, Ben Nicholson Gallery, Holt

Group Exhibitions

2018 Inheritance, Norwich Castle Museum
2016 University of Essex Open, Art Exchange
2012 East Anglian Open, Norwich Castle
2011 Ruth Borchard Portrait Award, Kings Place Gallery, London
2008 Open Art Show, Norwich Castle Museum
2004 The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London
1998 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery

Prizes and Awards

2002 Eastern Open, Kings Lynn, Second Prize
1998 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Scholarship
Eastern Open, Kings Lynn, Equal First Prize
1994 Spectator Magazine Art Competition, First Prize


2004 Wide Skies, ‘A Century of Painting in Norwich and Norfolk’, May and Watts 
1998 Financial Times, ‘Changing face of competition’, William Packer, 7.7.98


Manchester City Art Gallery, University of East Anglia, Royal Bank of Scotland


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Michael Checketts RA Dip
Painter of portraits and landscapes of the River Stour in oil and pastel
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