Visions of Consciousness
Althea McNish: exhibitions
In this listing textiles and textile design indicate design for industrial production
2015 Islington Museum, London: printed textile Golden Harvest in exhibition 'Dream to change the world: The Life and Legacy of John LaRose'
2012 Fashion and Textiles Museum, London: photograph in Portraits: Women Designers from the University of Brighton Design Archives
2011 Royal College of Art, London: textiles in exhibition RCA Black,
arranged by the RCA and the African and African Caribbean Design Diaspora (AACDD),
celebrating 60 years of African and African Caribbean talent from the Royal College of Art.
2009-11 Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston (Jan-Mar 2011);
King’s Lynn Arts Centre (Sep-Oct 2010)
Bankfield Museum, Halifax (March-May 2010)
Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston-upon-Hull(2009):
textiles in exhibition
Shirley Craven and Hull Traders: Revolutionary Post-War Fabrics and Furniture
curated by Lesley Jackson.
2007 Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester: Golden Harvest and other printed textiles in exhibition
Trade and Empire: Remembering Slavery
2007 McKenzie ­Pavilion, Finsbury Park, London:
work in group exhibition celebrating the Caribbean Artists Movement
2003 Athens, Ohio, USA: Ohio University: solo exhibition
My World of Colour: the international work and inspirations of a Black British Trinidadian textile designer
2000 London, Studio Gallery, Chelsea: new prints in group exhibition
1998 London, Fine Arts Society: group exhibition
1998 London, 198 Gallery: group exhibition
1998 London, Morley Gallery: Six into One: Artists from the Caribbean
1997 London, Hockney Gallery: Althea McNish, solo exhibition of paintings, hangings and works on paper
1997 New York, Caribbean Cultural Centre: Transforming the Crown: African, Asian and Caribbean Artists in Britain, 1966-1996
1997 London, Commonwealth Institute: Trinidad and Tobago Through the Eye of the Artist: from Cazabon to the new Millennium 1813-2000
1996 London, Islington Arts Factory: Caribbean Connection 2 - Island Pulse, five Caribbean-born artists
1987 New York: Surtex international exhibition of textile designers' work
1987 London, Victoria and Albert Museum: textiles in Ascher
1986 London, Henry Moore Gallery: textiles in Make or Break
1986 London, Victoria and Albert Museum: Designs for British Dress and Furnishing Fabrics
1983 Leicester, Magazine Workspace: solo exhibition of textile hangings
1982 London, Peoples Gallery: solo exhibition of textile hangings
1982 Brisbane, Australia: textile designs in Commonwealth Festival Art Exhibition
1981-82 Lille, France: Indigo international exhibition of textile designers' work
1981 Kilkenny: textile hangings
1978 London, Victoria and Albert Museum: textile designs in The Way We Live Now
1978 London, Trinidad and Tobago High Commission: An exhibition of paintings by four Trinidad and Tobago artists : Horace de Bourg, Art Derry, George Lynch, Althea McNish
1978 London, Artists Market: Afro-Caribbean Art, group show organised by the Drum Arts Centre, London
1975 Jamaica: International Women Artists
1972-74 Amsterdam: Design-In exhibitions of British textile designers' work
1972 London, Swiss Cottage Library: textile hangings
1971 London, Commonwealth Institute: Caribbean Artists in England (Caribbean Artists Movement)
1969-80 London, Sweden, US: UK Design Council exhibitions of British textile designers' work
1968 London, Digby Stuart College: Caribbean Artists Movement
1968 London, London School of Economics: Caribbean Artists Movement
1968 London, House of Commons: Caribbean Artists Movement
1967 Theatre Royal, Stratford: Caribbean Artists Movement
1964-71 Manchester and London: Inprint exhibitions of British textile designers' work
1962 Port of Spain, Trinidad: Colour is Ours solo exhibition by invitation of Trinidad & Tobago Government on the occasion of the country's Independence
1962 Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester: Modern art in textile design
1961 London, Commonwealth Institute: Paintings by Trinidad and Tobago Artists
1959 Rome: paintings in group exhibition
1958 London, Woodstock Gallery: solo exhibition of paintings and works on paper
1950s London: paintings in Young Contemporaries
to 1950 Port of Spain, Trinidad: Trinidad & Tobago Art Society, group and solo exhibitions
from 1968 With John Weiss: etched silver dishes in exhibitions of the Designer Jewellers Group (London, Barbican Centre and elsewhere)
and the Society of Designer Craftsmen (London, Mall Galleries and elsewhere)