May 1962 in Lichfield Staffordshire.
G12-BV Studios, 37 Philip Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 4DR. www.bvstudios.co.uk
Professional Group Information
2019 Judge and selector for the Royal West of England Academy RWA 167th Open Exhibition, Bristol.
2019 Judge and selector for the Royal West of England Academy RWA Sculpture Open Exhibition, Bristol.
2018 Royal West of England Academician and appointed council member.
2018 Member of the Royal Society Of Sculptors. sculptors.org.uk/artists/dallas-collins
2018 Royal West of England Academician. www.rwa.org.uk/artists/dallas-collins
1999-2001 Royal College of Art London. MA Sculpture & Foundry Art Practice.
1996-1999 Norwich School of Art & Design. BA (Hon) First, Fine Art Sculpture.
1995-1996 City of Bath College. Fine Art Diploma.
Large Commissions & Group Commissions
2010 ‘54th Venice Biennale’ Short-listed to represent Wales in 2011. http://www.artswales.org
2010 ‘Blue Bell Hanger’ St Athen, Cardiff. http://newbritishart.org
2008 ‘Ocular Gate’ Barratts Page Court Development, Mangotsfield, Bristol. ww.bristolcreatives.co.uk
2018 'Cooking Without Gas...' The Pound Arts Center, Pound Pill, Corsham UK. www.poundarts.org.uk
2020 'RWA Small Things Bright and Beautiful Exhibition’, Bristol.
2019 'RWA 167th Autumn Exhibition’, Bristol. rwa.org.uk
2019 'Otherworldly' Millfield Sculpture Trail, Street BA16 0YD. atkinsongallery.co.uk
2019 'Elemental Sculpture Park' Cirencester, Glouscestershire GL7 6FE. www.elementalsculpturepark.com/
2019 'RWA Sculpture Open Exhibition' Bristol. shop.rwa.org.uk
2019 'RBSA Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Open All Media 2019' www.rbsa.org.uk
2018 'RWA 166th Autumn Exhibition’, Bristol. rwa.org.uk
2018 'VVM7' Tate Exchange Tate Liverpool www.venicevendingmachine.com
2018 'Otherworldly' Sculpture Garden Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire. www.burghley.co.uk
2018 '1SSUE 16' West Wharf Gallery, Jacobs Market, Cardiff. westwharfgallery.wordpress.com/about/
2018 '2010-1018 BV Open Studios’ Bedminster, Bristol. www.bvstudios.co.uk/
2017 'Black Swan Arts Open' 2 Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset. www.blackswan.org.uk/
2017 'RWA Academician Candidate Exhibition' Bristol. www.rwa.org.uk
2017 'Plymouth Contemporary 2017' Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth. www.plymouth.ac.uk
2017 'BV Open Studios’ Bedminster, Bristol. www.bvstudios.co.uk/
2017 'Iron Tribe Symposium' Highlands State University, New Mexico, USA. www.nmhu.edu/iron-tribe-2017/
2017 'Centrespace Gallery', Leonard Lane Bristol. www.centrespacegallery.
2016 'WAC' Wells Art Contemporary. The Bishop's Palace, Wells . www.wellsartcontemporary.co.uk
2016 'IV Venice Vending Machine'. Kunst Altonale 18, Hamburg, Germany. issuu.com/art-e-motion/docs/vvm4
2016 'Centrespace Gallery'. Leonard Lane, Bristol.
2016 '2015-2016 Secret Post Cards' RCA, Art Dubai, Madinat, Jumeirah. http://dubai.secret.rca.ac.uk/2016/
2016 ‘1999-2016 Secret Post Cards’ RCA, London. http://london.secret.rca.ac.uk/2016/
2016 'Humunculus @ Asylum'. Caroline Garden's Chapel, London.
2015 'WAC' Wells Art Contemporary. Wells and Mendip Museum. www.wellsartcontemporary.co.uk/
2015 'RWA 163rd Autumn Exhibition’, Bristol. rwa.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/2015/10/163-annual-open/
2015 'III Venice Vending Machine' part of the 56th Venice Biennale. www.venicevendingmachine3.com/
2015 'BV Open Studios’ Bedminster, Bristol. www.bvstudios.co.uk/
2014 '1SSUE' West Wharf Gallery, Jacobs Market, Cardiff. westwharfgallery.wordpress.com/about/
2013 'BV Open Studios’ Bedminster, Bristol. www.bvstudios.co.uk/
2012 'RWA 160th Exhibition’, Bristol. rwa.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/2012/10/exhibitions-160-autumn/
2011 'BV Open Studios’ Bedminster, Bristol. www.bvstudios.co.uk/
2010 'Source Atelier d'art’ Les Thermes, France.
2010 'Minuscule’ Oblong Gallery, London. followtheyellow.co.uk matchboxrizla.blogspot.co.uk
2010 'Blue Bell Hanger’ St Athen, Cardiff. www.a-n.co.uk/events/blue-bell-hanger-project-2010
2009 'RWA 157th Autumn Exhibition’ Clifton Bristol.
2009 ‘Affordable Art Fair’ Bristol.
2008 'Affordable’ Art Fair’ Transistor Stand L5, Battersea Park, London.
2008 'Jerwood Sculpture’ BayArts, Bute Street, Cardiff.
2007 'Remnants’ Tactile BOSH, Cardiff.
2007 'Revalation’ The Paint Works, Bath Road, Bristol.
2007 'Jerwood’ Union Street, London (Jerwood Sculpture prize). www.jerwoodvisualarts.org
2006 'Giotto’ SBL School, North Street, Oldland Common, Bristol.
2006 'Another Product’, The Cornerhouse, Levenshulme, Manchester. www.cornerhouse.org/
2006 'Blackout Arts Tower project’ Tollgate House, Bristol.
2005 ‘Solanum Tuberosum’, Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel, West Sussex.
2005 ‘Iron Tribe’Highlands State University New Mexico, USA. www.nmhu.edu
2003 ‘Open Sculpture Exhibition’, RWA Clifton Bristol.
2003 ‘The Sculpture park’ Farnham, Surrey. (permanent show) www.thesculpturepark.com/
2002 ‘Kells’ Kells Priory, Ireland.
2002 ‘Art in the Garden’ Chelsea physic garden, Chelsea, London.
2002 ‘Arcadia in the City’ Marble hill house, Richmond, London.
2002 ‘Differentia’ PM Gallery, Ealing, London.
2001 ‘The Show’, RCA, London.
2000 ‘Baked Alaska’ Pricewaterhousecooper, Atrium Gallery, London.
1999 ‘Grid’, RCA, London.
1999 ‘Art School What’s it all about?’ Norwich, Gallery.
1999 ‘99 c’, Norwich School of Art & Design, Norwich.
2006 Cardiff School of Art and Design, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff, Cardiff.
2006 Sir Bernard Lovell School, Oldland common, Bristol. (Artist in Residence)
2006 University of Wales Institute of Cardiff, Howard Gardens, Cardiff. (Artist in Residence)
2005 The Bristol United Childrens Hospital. Bristol. (Artist in Residence)
2003-05 University of Wales Institute of Cardiff. Howard Gardens, Cardiff. (Part Time Lecturer)
2001-03 Royal College of Art, Howie Street, Battersea, London. (Lecturing Foundry Technician)
2001-03 Heatherley School of Fine Art, Chelsea, London. (Part Time Lecturer in sculpture)
Sponsorship, Awards & Support.
2010 Arts Council of Wales. www.artswales.org.uk/viewnews.asp?id=1550
2010 Safle ‘Blue Bell Hanger’ Cardiff.
2008 Barratts Homes ‘Page Court’ (£38’100) Commission in Bristol. Owned by South Gloucestershire Council
2007 Jerwood Maquette Commission. jerwoodvisualarts.org/3518/Jerwood-Sculpture-Prize-2007/257
2006 South Gloucestershire Council Art Trail.
2005 Bristol United Children’s Hospital.
2002 Glaxco Smith Kline.
2002 English Heritage.
2001 Hedley Foundation Scholarship.
2001 Trident Foam Ltd, Materials sponsorship.
1999 Wellcome Trust Award for Science & Art.