Curriculum Vitae

Name: John A. Blythe PGDip(Ed)

Currently living and working in Oxfordshire, UK.


Oxford Brookes University, Master of Art in Fine Art, (Pending 2019)
Oxford Brookes University, PGDip(Ed), Artist Teacher Scheme (Merit), 2016.
Studied under Michael Schaaf, UWE, Bristol, Wet Plate Collodion and Salt Printing, 2013-14.
City of Westminster College, Cert in Photographic Practice, 1992-94.
Studied under Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Fine Art Portraiture, 1987-88.


Coming Soon:
The Old Fire Station, Oxford – Feb-March 2018.

Recent Group Shows:

2017 – DreaMFActory, Glass Tank Gallery, Headington, Oxford, UK.
2017 – Beyond Surface, Glass Tank Gallery, Headington, Oxford, UK.
2017 – Seven Counties Open, OVADA Gallery, Oxford, UK (Award Winner).
2017 – Artist Teacher Collective, Nuffield OC, Headington, Oxford, UK.

2016 – Evolving Forces, Glasgow Room, Harcourt Hill Campus, Oxford, UK.
2016 – Experimental Film & Video Exhibition, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.
2016 – Realisation, Pop Up Artist Teacher collective exhibition, Harcourt Hill, Oxford, UK.
2016 – Resistant Forces, OVADA, Oxford, UK.

2015 – Artist Teacher Scheme PGCert, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK.
2012 – Artists at Queen Anne’s, Queen Anne’s School, Berkshire, UK.
2011 – Art in Woodstock, Woodstock, UK.
2011 – Contrasts, Lauderdale House, Highgate, London, UK.
2011 – Westminster Arts, SW1 Gallery, Victoria, London, UK.

Solo Shows:
2017 – Journey: Vol1 – Nuffield OC, Headington, Oxford.
2016 – The Blue of Distance, Oxfordshire Artweeks, UK.
2000 – Them & Us, Rosendale Primary School. Herne Hill, London, UK.

2017 – OVADA Professional Development Award supported by Art at The Old Fire Station, Oxford.

Works held in private collections in the UK, India, Greece and South Africa.

2000 – Rosendale Primary School. Herne Hill, London.

Co-ordinator and Teacher of Photography, d’Overbroeck’s College, 2017 – Present
Module Leader of Photography, Bellerbys College Oxford. 2011 – 2017
Teacher of Photography, Queen Anne’s School, Caversham. 2010 – 2013
Guest Lecturer, The Oxford Tradition, Pembroke College, Oxford. 2013
Sessional Tutor of Photography, Redcloud Photography Workshops. 2012
Course Leader, The Oxford Tradition, Pembroke College Oxford. 2012

Currently teaching A Level  Photography in Sixth Form College and 1-2-1 tutoring.