Noel Betowski was born in Tilbury, Essex in1952, he has exhibited consistently from 1982, and is a winner of The ‘John Constable Landscape Prize‘ at the Camden Annual, London. 1969-71 Thurrock Technical College. Foundation Course, Art & Design. 1973-76 The Central School of Art, London. B.A. Fine Art, Painting. 1976-77 London University. Institute of Education. A.T.C. 1981-85 Painting and teaching painting part time at ‘The City Literary Institute‘, Holborn, London and for Haringey Adult Education, London. 1987 Moved to West Cornwall. Painting full time. Selected Group Exhibitions The Royal Academy, 'Stowell's Trophy' 1976 National Portrait Gallery. 'John Player Portrait Award'. 1983 New Grafton Gallery, Barnes, London. (regular exhibitor 1982-2007) Royal Festival Hall, Spirit of London Competition. 1983. 1984. The Royal Academy, Summer Show. 1984 Mercury Gallery, Cork Street, London. 1984. 1985 Mall Galleries, Athena Art Awards and Sunday Times Water-colour Competition.1985. Worcester City Art Gallery, Cornish and Contemporary. (with four other artists) 1985 Crane Kalman Gallery, London. 1986. Jablonski Gallery. "Six British Landscape Painters" London W1. 1986 Gainsborough's House, Suffolk, `Drawings for All`. 1986. Camden Arts Centre, John Constable Landscape Competition Prize Winner, 1987 third and 1988 second. Guildford House Gallery, Guildford Borough Council.1988 The Newlyn Art Gallery. Newlyn. Cornwall. 1987–9 Wills Lane Gallery, St. Ives. 1984- Marsden Fine Art, Dulwich. Islington Art Fair, London. Bath & Edinburgh Art Fairs The John Davies Gallery, Glocestershire. 1993 Trelyon Gallery, St.Ives. 1993-2003 Cadogan Contemporary, London. 1994 The Anderson Gallery, Broadway, Worcestershire. 1995 Thomas Henry Fine Art. Kensington Art Fair. 1998 The Chapel Gallery, Saltram House, Plymouth 1998 Gallerie Patiserie, Knightsbridge, London 1998-9 Penhaven Gallery, St. Ives 2000 -2006 Corman Fine Arts, London 1999, 2004 The Walker Gallery, Harrogate, "Six Artists from St. Ives" 1996, 1997,1999,2005 The Hutson Gallery, Sackville Street, London W1 2004 Artifex Gallery, Sutton Coldfield & Birmingham City. "3 Cornish Artists" May 2006 The New Craftsman, St. Ives. 1987-1993 , 2003-2009, 2012 Glasshouse Gallery 1994-2012 Lighthouse Gallery, Penzance & Truro 2003-2013 Highgate Fine Art, London 1997- 2016 Eleven and a Half Gallery, London 2013- 2016Tremenheere Sculpture Garden 2015-Penwith Gallery 1997-9, 2013-One Man Exhibitions Salt House Gallery, St. Ives. Cornwall 1982,1984,1991. The New Gallery, London. 1982 Woodlands Art Gallery, Blackheath, London. 1983. The Square Gallery, Highgate, London. 1987. Penlee House Museum, Penzance, Cornwall 1988 Andrew Usiskin Gallery, Hampstead, London. 1991 Visions and Journey's, St Just, Cornwall 1991 Porthmeor Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall 1992 and 1993. Gallery Tresco, Tresco, The Isles of Scilly. 1994. Out of the Blue, Marazion, Cornwall 1996 Trelyon Gallery, St.Ives.1997. The Great Atlantic, St. Just 1997 Grove Contemporary Fine Art, Shrewsbury. 1997. Glasshouse Gallery, Truro. 1998 Ashbourne Gallery, Derbyshire, 1998. Artifex Gallery, Birmingham. 1998. The Chapel Gallery, Saltram House, Plymouth, Devon 1998 Highgate Fine Art, London. 1997, 2000, 2002. The Great Atlantic Gallery, Falmouth 2005 Primavera, Cambridge 2007 Over the Moon Gallery, St Agnes, Cornwall 2009 Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro. 2011-12 Penwith Gallery, St Ives. 2014 Memberships Penwith Society of Arts 2013-NSA 2015- Publications ‘Brytania’ published 1988 Poland. "Inner Harmonies" by D. M. Wild, article ‘The Peninsular Voice’ April 1991. St. Ives 1893-1993: ‘Portrait of an Art Colony’ by Marion Why brow 1994. 'St. Ives Revisited' by Peter Davies 1993. ‘Through the Canvas’ 2001 by Sarah Brittain & Simon Cook. ‘Noel Betowski’ with contributions David Wilkinson & David Haughton 1997. ‘Noel Betowski Illumination’ The Great Atlantic Galleries 2005. ‘Resurgence’ magazine, front cover 2005. ‘Cornwall Today’ ‘Inside Cornwall’ - various articles. Various national and local newspaper articles. Art Colony in Transition - Peter Davies 2008. Noel Betowski-Triptych - Minchin 2009. Noel Betowski - Out of Nowhere - Royal Cornwall Museum, exhibition catalogue 2011. Noel Betowski - In the Fold 2014. Paintings in a large number of private collections In Canada, USA, Germany, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand.