Copyright © 2016 Philip Bouchard
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Born 1952 Lived in the Middle East (his father was a diplomat) until the age of eight.
1972 Finalist in 15th International Amateur Art Exhibition, London.
1973 Finalist in 16th International Amateur Art Exhibition, London.
Begins work as a full-
1976 Exhibited at the Salon de Comparaisons, Paris
Exhibition at Riyadh Palace Hotel
1981 Marries Belinda Pace.
1984 Exhibition of Bouchard's 'orientalist' paintings at the Patrick Seale Gallery, London.
Became Founding Member/Director of the Design and Artists Copyright Society: 'DACS'. (Bouchard was one of a small group of seven artists who were Founding Directors of DACS).
1985 Exhibited at the Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris.
'From Surrealism to Orientalism', book of paintings by Philip Bouchard, Published by Immel Publishing, London, with the sponsorship of the Ministry of Information, Saudi Arabia.
1988 Birth of a daughter, Harriet. Harriet is now a portrait painter (www.harrietdahanbouchard.co.uk)
1990 In the 1990's he showed exclusively with Whitford and Hughes (1991, 1992).
1990 Exhibited at International Contemporary Art Fair, London Exhibited at British Art Fair, London
1991 International Contemporary Art Fair, London British Art Fair, London
1991 onwards Beginning to work exclusively for private clients.
1992 Eight of his surreal paintings were used by Liberty’s of Regent Street for their display windows
1995 Painting 'Le Lac Enchante' published by PGM Artworks ('Poster Gallery Munich') Two-
1996 Travel to Bath with family to take up appointment as Artist-
2003 'The Open Debate' selected as finalist/runner up in the Daily Mail 'Not The Turner Prize' at the Mall Galleries, London.
2003 Exhibition of Philip’s paintings of Saudi Arabia at Downside School opened by HRH Prince Turki Al-
2009 Exhibited at Art Fair in Dubai with Whitford Fine Art. Exhibition of his paintings at the Saudi Embassy, London, on the occasion of their National Day Celebrations.
2009 End of December: begin work on the Bath Sky Diary, spending five months painting a new sky each day.
2010 Exhibited at the annual exhibition of the Society for Art of the Imagination, London.
2010 (October 2010 to October 2011) Much of this period was spent producing illustrations for a major archaeological project at the Museum of Frankincense in Salalah, Oman, where he worked exclusively for the Office of the Adviser to His Majesty the Sultan for Cultural Affairs.
2013 Joint exhibition at the Guildhall in Bristol with his daughter, Harriet, now a portrait painter, who has returned from training at the Charles Cecil Studios in Florence.
2014 April and November 2014 Joint exhibitions with Harriet at 508 Kings Road Chelsea Gallery.
2016 January and February Exhibition at The Victoria Art Gallery in Bath: ‘52 Views of Bath’.
2016 His ‘Orientalist’ paintings go on display at the Arab-