Sargy Mann

Sargy Mann

 1937 – 2015



1937         Born in Hythe, Kent

1943-53    Darlington School

1953 -58   Oxford Technical College

1960-64    Camberwell School of Art and Crafts

1967           Postgraduate, Camberwell School of Art and Crafts

1969-88    Teaching, Camberwell School of Art and Crafts

1969-88    Teaching, Camden Arts Centre

1994          Co-Curator for ‘Bonnard at le Bosquet’ at the Hayward Gallery, London and Laing Gallery, Newcastle

1996-97    Lecturer at Verrocchio Art Centre, Italy

1999-08   Visiting Lecturer at the Prince’s Drawing School

2007         ‘In Touch with Art’, Victoria and Albert Museum London


Selected Exhibitions

1973         One-man Show, Salisbury Festival of Arts

1975          2nd International Drawing Biennale, Second Prize

1983         6th International Drawing Biennale

1983         Hayward Annual

1983         Spirit of London, South Bank, Second Prize

1983         Spirit of London, South Bank, First Prize

1983-85   Upper Gallery, Royal Academy, London

1987          Cadogan Contemporary, London

1987          Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1988          Royal Academy Summer Show, Daler Rowney Prize, London

1987-89    South Bank Centre, Touring Exhibition ‘Past and Present’

1987-89    Arts Council Touring Exhibition, ’The Experience of Landscape’ Touring Exhibition

1989          Cadogan Contemporary, London

1989          Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1989          Ken Howard’s Choice at the Arts Club, London

1989          Director’s Choice at New Academy Gallery/Business Art Galleries

1990          Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1990          Cadogan Contemporary, Works on Paper, London

1990          Aldeburgh Festival 1990 ‘Spaces’

1991           The Wolsey Art Gallery, Ipswich ‘Sargy Mann/Graham Giles’

1991           Cadogan Contemporary, London

1992          Discerning Eye, Collector’s Choice, Mall Galleries

1993          Cadogan Contemporary, London

1993          Chappell Gallery, Mixed Exhibition, Colchester

1994          ‘Earlier Paintings 1967-84’, Cadogan Contemporary, London

1995          Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London

1995         ‘The First Aldeburgh 100 Exhibition’

1995         Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1995         Ernst & Young Exhibition

1996         Cadogan Contemporary, London

1997         Cadogan Contemporary, ‘Small Paintings 1967-1984’, London

1999         Cadogan Contemporary, London

2000        Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London

2001         Cadogan Contemporary, London

2003         Cadogan Contemporary, London

2005         Cadogan Contemporary, London

2006         ‘Cadaques’, Cadogan Contemporary, London

2008         ‘Frances’, Cadogan Contemporary, London

2009         ‘Gouaches’, Cadogan Contemporary, London

2010         ‘New Paintings’, Cadogan Contemporary, London

2012          Lynn Painter – Stainer Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2013          Cadogan Contemporary, London

2015         ‘Sargy Mann, 1937 – 2015’, Cadogan Contemporary, London


Public and Corporate Collections

 Contemporary Art Society

Arts Council of Great Britain

Cleveland County Council

Salomon Brothers Int. Ltd

Cable & Wireless


Private Collections

The late Sir John Betjeman

The late Cecil Beaton

The late Dame Iris Murdoch

The late Elizabeth Jane Howard, CBE

The late Sir Robin Day

The late Sir Kingsley Amis

Daniel Day-Lewis

Jilly Cooper

Sir Robin Day

The Sultan of Oman

Mrs Kate Capshaw Spielberg

Margareta Baerentzen


Selected Writings

Arts Council of Great Britain, 1984

‘Drawings by Bonnard’, JPL Fine Art

3 catalogues of ‘Drawings by Bonnard’ JPL Fine Art

catalogue of Raoul Dufy

Conceived and selected ‘Past & Present’ Exhibition for the Arts Council of Great Britain and wrote introduction for catalogue 1987-88

1991 ‘Bonnard Drawings’, published by John Murray