New paintings (19-10-2023)

There are several new paintings to view on my Gallery pages. Look in Country life, Marine & Equestrian

South West Academy of Applied arts (18-10-2023)

Pots, buoys, ropes etc Beer beach (c) Colin Allbrook

Pots, buoys, ropes etc Beer beach

I shall be showing two new Marine paintings in this exhibition at Kennaway House in Sidmouth Devon.
The exhibition runs 31st October - 11th November 2023 and all are welcome to visit.

Society of Equestrian Artists (17-10-2023)

Fading light, Dartmoor (c) Colin Allbrook

Fading light, Dartmoor

This year's exhibition of the Society of Equestrian artists is at the Garden rooms, Tennants, Leyburn Yorkshire until the 28th October.
I was pleased to receive the Michael Harding Watercolour prize for my painting 'Fading light, Dartmoor'


Umberleigh and the Taw Valley exhibition (23-11-2020)

An exhibition of "plein aire" oil studies painted over the course of lockdown in Umberleigh and the Taw valley. The exhibition runs 11th, 12th & 13th December in Umberleigh Village Hall daily 10am - 5pm. The paintinga are for sale and all are welcome to come and view the work.
All the paintings can be viewed on my gallery page
in Taw Valley 2020

Art Classes, Umberleigh Village hall (23-09-2015)

I will be running a 10 weekly Art classes in Umberleigh Village hall starting September/October 2019 10am - 12.
Details to follow but all are very welcome.

203rd Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (27-01-2015)

The the annual show of the RI runs at the Mall Galleries from 6th April - 21st April 2018. I will be displaying six watercolours.

Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize exhibition (27-01-2015)

Colin will be showing a watercolour in this prize exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London. The exhibition runs from 16 February - 21 February daily from 10am -5pm

Curwen Prize for Painting (07-07-2014)

The spaniel (c) Colin Allbrook

The spaniel

Having submitted 3 watercolours for the Curwen Gallery prize for painting I have had all 3 accepted and will be on the shortlist for the prize. The exhibition of shortlisted paintings will be at the Curwen Gallery 8th - 29th October.

The Spaniel is one of the images accepted

Delamore Arts Annual exhibition (17-12-2013)

Running throughout May at Delamore House, Ivybridge, Devon this is the 12th year of this exhibition which features paintings and scuplture shown throughout the house and gardens.

ABF Soldiers Charity Art Exhibition (17-12-2013)

Running from 1st - 11th May 2014 at the Shire Hall in Bodmin, Cornwall, I shall be exhibiting alongside artists Ken Howard RA, Elizabeth Kitson, John Hoar and others.For details or invites please contact

Exhibition of Watercolours (17-12-2013)

The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours Spring exhibition starts on 2nd April 2014 at the Mall galleries in London and runs until 9th April.
A diverse rang of subject and watercolour technique make this a real must to visit.

Sketchbook prize RI (25-06-2013)

Colin won the 2013 Neil Meacher RI Sketchbook award at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours 201st Annual exhibition.
Some of these drawings from his sketchbooks can be seen in the summer issue of the Artists & Illustrators magazine out now.

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