CV/BIOArt Venti                                                                                                 

Based in the UK from 2016 -2019

November 2019 based in Florida, USA .                                                                              email:



Art Education:              

1969-72                School of Visual Arts                                        

                            New York, New York


Reviews and publications:



Lines and Colors Review, Blog:

Colored Pencil Society mag.June. Front page and featured.

CPM Calendar cover. also featured in Winter 2015-16

To The Point Bi-annual magazine for Color Pencil Society of America.

Front page and article January 2016

2015 Drawing Magazine Winter edition 2014-15 Featured Artist

2014 Colored Pencil Magazine of America, Award and inclusion in

2014 Calendar (January)

2013 August Hale Art Space Huffington Post Review by Juri Koll

2013 May : Colored Pencil Magazine. Focus Artist of the month.

2012 Aleatoric Art Gallery,Texas. “Aleatoric Art in the 21st century”. A book of the Aleatoric artists.

2010 July Peter Frank, Art critic. Review Palette Magazine: Lark Gallery Show.    Los Angeles. CA

Group Exhibitions

2019                    The Mall Galleries, London, UK

2018                    The Mall Galleries, London UK

                            CK Contemporary, San Francisco, CA, USA


2017  June         The New English Art Club Mall Galleries, London

          February   The Pastel Society 118th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London. UK

                            CK Contemporary, San Francisco, CA USA

2016                    Saatchi gallery Screen, London.

                            NOA Group exhibition. London

March 2016: Left Los Angeles Moved to UK.  


2015 September  BG Gallery Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

         August        TAG Gallery. Bergamot Station. Santa Monica. CA  Award.Artist Jim Morphesis Juror

                             Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall park, Hollywood, Los Angeles CA

May                Venice Family Clinic Art Auction, (in aid of clinic) Google Building,

                             Santa Monica, CA.

April               Incognito Exhibition, Santa Monica Art Museum, CA. Group show in support of the museum.


January-March:    Group Show: Interactive Lines, The Galleries, Cabarrus Arts Council,

                             Concord, North Carolina

January              Invited: Drawing Discourse, 5th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing, University of N. Carolina.


April                   Incognito Exhibition, Santa Monica Art Museum, CA. Group show in support of the museum.


May                   Venice Family Clinic Art Auction, (in aid of clinic) Google Building,

Santa Monica, CA.


                          Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers. FL. Courtesy Aleatoric Art Gallery, Houston, Texas


October             Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, CA.  Real and Surreal Group Show.

                          World Wide Art Fair, courtesy Artavita Gallery.

                          Los Angeles Convention Center. CA.



July – Aug         Two Man Show: Hale Art Space, Santa Monica. CA


August               Residency, Da Wang Culture Highland Art Center, Shenzhen, China.


Group Exhibitions:


June                 Dwell Design Fair courtesy Saatchi Art. Convention Center L.A. CA


                        Walk The Line Drawing Collection. Saatchi Art


May                 Venice Family Clinic Art Walk Auction Google Building Santa Monica, CA


2012-2013        Hale Art Space, Santa Monica, CA. ongoing group show.Two man show July.


                         White Dog Gallery, Carbondale, Colorado. Ongoing group gallery show.


April:                Surrealist Collection Saatchi Art


2012                September: Saatchi Art Collection California-Dreaming


2012                Sept-December Hale Arts Space, Edgemont Center, Santa Monica, CA


2012                August: Best of Show award California Open, TAG gallery, Bergamot .Station, Santa Monica,,CA. Juror: Meg Linton, director of Ben Maltz .Gallery.


2012                Color Pencil Society of America. On line Exhibition. Award winner,   


2011                Loft Gallery, Group show, San Pedro, CA


2010                 Lark Gallery On Line.


2010                Phoenix Gallery, Colors of Life Juried show. Long Beach, CA

                        Juror: Peter Frank, critic, writer, director of Redlands Art Museum. First Place Award                                                                     

2007                    Artists Council Show

                            Palm Springs Desert Museum

                            Palm Springs, CA


2004                    Artists Council Show

                          Palm Springs Desert Museum

                          Palm Springs, CA


2000                    Bobbie Leonard’s Design Center, Venice, CA


1998                    Artists Council Show

                            Palm Springs Desert Museum,

                            Palm Springs, CA


1997                    Southern California Open Juried Exhibition

                            Laguna Art Museum

                            Laguna Beach, CA


1997-91               Los Angeles County Museum of Art,

                           Selected: Art Rental Gallery


1996                    Southwest “96”

                           Museum of New Mexico,

                            Santa Fe, NM


1995                    Fine Art Institutes S. Cal. Open Exhibition

                           San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA

                           Juror Suzanne Muchnic.  Honorable Mention award.

                           Fidelity Arts, Group Show. Santa Monica, CA

1994                    29th Annual Exhibition

                           San Bernardino County Museum

                           Redlands, CA

                           Brand XXIII, Annual Juried Show

                           Brand Library

                           Glendale, CA

1992                  John Thomas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

                          "Twisted Tales, The Fourth Annual Excursion"

                            L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA


                            Juror: Howard Fox, Curator at L.A.C.M.A.

                            2nd. Place Award

1991                    Long Beach Arts Juried Show,

                           First Place Award

                           Juror: Diane DuPont, Curator,

                            University Art Museum,

Cal. State Univ., Long Beach, CA

1988                    Berkeley Art Center Annual Exhibition

                            Best in Show Award, Berkeley, CA

1988                    Century Gallery, 2 person show. Sylmar, CA

                           Stock Exchange, Los Angeles, CA     

                           Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA

1986                    Merging One Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1986                    Artists' Society International

                            San Francisco, CA

                            Hayward Gallery Annual Exhibition, Hayward, CA.

                           29th Annual Exhibition, Chautauqua, New York,

                           3rd place Award                                                                                                                                          


                              Art in Public Places

                              Geometrix Consultants, San Francisco, CA

                              Mansour Travel co., L.A. CA

                              Hope Chapel, Hermosa Beach, CA (mural)

                              Wyndmont Inc. Jamison, PN

                              Magnet Corp. Incline Village, Nevada.