AN OCCASIONAL DREAM
4th May -15th June - Extended until 15th July 2023
A solo exhibition at BLOQS Gallery Space, London N18, UK
Showcasing a selection of dreamy urbanscapes, dynamic abstractions or saturated earthen spaces in the background, Sara Captain's jaw-dropping portraits graced the walls of the beautiful BLOQS Gallery Space for an extended period of 10 weeks. The exhibition sees the walls filled with unusual, sensitive portraits of muisc icons, from David Bowie, Kate Bush and Jimi Hendrix to a whole new generation of stars, such as Damiano David of Maneskin and Phoebe Bridgers. Limited Edition prints and T-shirts were also available to purchase, adding to the charity aspect of the show, in aid of the Ukraine Humanitarian Relief Fund. The light-filled white space in BLOQS provided the perfect backdrop to Sara's work, while the BLOQS Kitchen staff gave a warm welcome to visitors, who could also enjoy delicious food and drinks on offer. The physical exhibition ended with the BLOQS 11th Birthday party, celebrating over a decade of initiatives that went into creating one of the most successful open space workshops and social enterprises in the country. However, an online exhibition will follow to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy 'AN OCCASIONAL DREAM', even from afar.
DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION
26 Aug - 7th Sept 2022
A major solo exhibition at PZ Gallery, Penzance (Cornwall), UK
An extensive exhibition of paintings, drawings and Limited Edition prints shown side by side with works from the artist's's own collection in the vast luminous spaces of the iconic PZ Gallery, the most prominent art space in Penzance, Cornwall. The exhibition was put together to celebrate David Bowie's connection with Cornwall as an eager collector of Cornwall-based artists such as Patrick Heron. It will take you on a journey through Sara Captain's art, where you will see the abstract backgrounds often featured in her celebrated portraits finally come to the fore and take centre stage as abstract works in their own right. PZ Gallery's beautiful art deco building will host a number of events, late openings and talks during the exhibition, while the cafe, open every day 10m -5pm offers excellent refreshments and impromptu music perfomances.
# ARTSLAB 50
20 Nov - 20 Dec 2019 - extended until 21st March 2020
Joint exhibition with Maria Primolan, Ripley Arts Centre, Bromley, Kent, UK
Exhibition of paintings, drawings and Limited Edition prints shown side by side with sculptures, Raku ceramics and large wooden pieces by accalaimed Italian sculptor Maria Primolan occupying most of the historic Ripley Arts Centre. The exhibition was put together to mark the 50th anniversary of Bowie's first hit Space Oddity and the Beckenham Arts Lab, and was later extenbded by popular demand. It had great calendar of events to boot, with music and celebrity guests.
SHILOUETTES AND SHADOWS
8th - 12th Jan 2020
Dublin Bowie Festival 2020 in collaboration with the OPW.
Joint exhibition with Maria Primolan, Rathfaarnham Castle, Dublin (EIRE)
To mark the anniversary of 'The Man Who Sold the World', a new collection of paintings, drawings and Limited Edition prints was shown alongside Italian sculptor Maria Primolan's work in the beautiful setting of Rathfarham Castle (OPW). This stunning, sold-out exhibition, one of the most poular ever held at the castle, was accompanied by a number of cultural events such as 'Art Rebel Rebels', an entrataining talk about Bowie's fascination with the Pre-Raphaelite movement, in-keeping with this year's Dublin Bowie Festival's theme.
LOVING THE ALIEN
10th Jan - 28th Feb 2020 (extended until 17th March)
La Galerie Stardust /Garage Hifi, Le pre St Gervais, Paris, France
Group show with Pierre Terrasson, Dom SD, Frederic Dumain and Yarps.
David Bowie will always be present for us, and - this exhibition celebrates this fact. Discover this fantastic exhibition of photography, painting and street art organised in a collaboration between la Galerie Stardust and the neighbouring Garage HiFi, featuring my work alongside that of Pierre Terrasson, Dom SD, Frédéric Dumain and Yarps.
8th - 28th Feb 2020
Group exhibition, Meander & Mooch, Newark-on-Trent, UK
A group exhibition essentially divided into three sections, namely walls in music, history and psychology. It includes a wall of fame (portraits of icons) and features over 60 works by UK and international artists. The exhibition has a charitable twist in aid of Beaumond House Community Hospice.
DAVID BOWIE SUBTERRANEANS
15th Dec 2018 - 13th Jan 2019
Group exhibition, Castello degli Ezzelini, Bassano del Grappa, Italy
A selection of original works, including both paintings and drawings, exhibited alongside iconic shots of the rockstar by world famous rock photographer Philippe Auliac as well as Italian sculptor Maria Primolan's busts, masks and wooden pieces shown against the stunning backdrop of an Italian medieval castle.
SOUND & VISION
31st May - 31st July 2019
Solo exhibition, La Galerie Stardust, Paris
Paintings, drawings, installation and Limited Edition prints focussing on David Bowie, those that influenced him and those that were influenced by him. Next to Bowie are portraits of Elvis Presley and Iggy Pop, Blondie, Kate Bush and Kurt Cobain. Lively opening night with drinks and music courtesy of Olivier Cossman (Bowie Unplugged)
DUFFY/ROWLANDS/CAPTAIN (DBF 2019)
9th - 13th January 2019
Joint exhibition , St Stephens Green Exhibition Space, Dublin, EIRE
New paintings, drawings and Limited Edition prints portraying David Bowie exhibited alongside the work two world-famous rock photographers, Duffy and John Rowlands, as part of the amazing annual Dublin Bowie Festival calendar of events.
THE CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION - CLASS OF 1970 EXHIBITION
10th -28th October 2018
Group exhibition, Meander and Mooch, Newark-on-Trent, UK
Eclectic gallery Meander & Mooch presents an enxhibition of portraits of the children of the 1970s revolution, namely rockstars David Bowie, Freedie Mercury, Marc Bolan, Blondie and Kate Bush and showcasing works by a number of established and emerging UK artists.
CECI N'EST PAS DAVID BOWIE - PART I
1st June-15th July 2018
Solo exhibition, La Galerie Stardust, Paris, France
Extensive, sell-out show of new paintings, drawings and limited edition prints, also including a retrospective of works now in private collections, memorabilia and curiosities. The exhibition wa given a second vernissage as new works resulting from a collaboration with rock's favourite paparazzo Philppe Auliac were added due to demand.
DAVID BOWIE & FRIENDS
1st June-15th July 2018
Joint exhibition, Salle Culturelle, Allassac, France
In collaboration with rock 'paparazzo' Philppe Auliac, Bowie's official photographer for 30 years. My own interpetations of Auliac's iconic images of David Bowie were shown, pro bono, alongside the original shots, as part of an educational initiative aimed at young people financed by the French Ministy of Culture. The exhibition kicked off with a talk by Phippe and myself to the students, teachers and authorities of the city.
RUCKUS GALLERY BOWIE EXHIBITION
6th -13th Jan 2017
Group exhibition, Ruckus Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
Selected works fetured as a part of the annual Philly Loves Bowie Week at this rebellious gallery in downtown Philadelphia, best known for glass art.