Born 1971. Lives & works in London

Solo Exhibitions

“Abracadabra” AMP Gallery, London, 2018

“Henry Ward” Stark Gallery, London, 2004

“Henry Ward – Paintings and Drawings” North Bank Gallery, London, 1995

Selected Group Exhibitions

“6 Days in December”, curated by Martin Gayford, Thameside Gallery, London 2019

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, touring UK, 2019 – 2020

“A Tapered Teardrop” curated by Karl Bielik, Terrace Gallery, London 2019

“Fully Awake 4.6” Edinburgh, 2019

“Paint” PS Mirabel, Manchester, 2019

“Trade Show” curated by Karl Bielik, London, 2019

Bath Open Art Prize, 4ADD, Bath, 2019

“Super Cuts” Art Hub Gallery, London, 2019

“This Year’s Model Part II” Studio 1.1 Gallery, London, 2019

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, touring UK, 2018 – 2019

“This Year’s Model Part I” Studio 1.1 Gallery, London, 2018

“Peckham Open” Peckham Platform, London, 2015

“Fludde” Farnham, 2012

“Deltiology” Cole Gonzalez, London, 2011

“Atelier” The Berwick Road Gallery, London, 2008

“Jonathan Purday & Henry Ward” Brockley Mess, London, 2006

“Feel ‘it Gushin’” Galleryesque, London, 2005

“Tap”, APT Gallery London, 2004

“Assembly” London, 2000

“That’s All Folks!” The Art House, London, 1997

Lena Boyle Fine Art, London, 1995-1998

South London Open, South London Gallery, London, 1995

“Quite Another Matter” TUC Building, London 1993

“Expanding Evidence” Winchester Gallery, Winchester, 1992

Exhibitions Curated

“Donachie Rhodes Ryan” Freelands Foundation gallery, 2019

“Repeat Repeat”, Freelands Foundation gallery, 2019

“Look”, Freelands Foundation gallery, London 2018

“Prologue”, Freelands Foundation gallery, London 2018

“Mirrorcity Remix”, Hayward Gallery Project Space, London 2014

“Atelier” The Berwick Road Gallery, London, 2008 co-curated with Andee Collard

“Feel ‘it Gushin’” Galleryesque, London, 2005 co-curated with Andee Collard & Jason Welling

The alTURNERtive Prize, Berwick Gallery, London 2002 – 2013

“Quite Another Matter” TUC Building, London 1993


Wolverhampton Art School 2019

Reviews & Articles

“A Tapered Teardrop” Terrace Gallery by Geoff Hands

“About Abstraction – an interview with Henry Ward” Chris Francis


Talks & Lectures

Henry Ward has lectured on art education nationally and internationally, including at Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Karlsruhe University Karlsruhe, National Art Teaching Conference Dublin, Martin Gropius Bau Berlin, Goldsmiths, UCL/Institute of Education, Cambridge University, University of the West of Scotland, Manchester Metropolitan University, Reading University, University of the West of England, Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford, Ikon Gallery Birmingham and the Engage Conference Liverpool .

He has worked as a visiting lecturer on BA and MA Fine Art courses at Bath Spa University, Brighton University, Manchester Metropolitan University, Plymouth College of Art and Wolverhampton School of Art.



“Utilising the Specialism” Teachers TV Production, 2009

“KS3 Contemporary Art” Teachers TV Production, 2006



Middlesex University, PhD, 2013

Goldsmiths College, PGCE Secondary (Art), 1999

Winchester School of Art, BA Hons (Fine Art), 1993

CSM College of Art & Design, Foundation Diploma, 1990



Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Advisor 2018 –

Visiting Lecturer, UK Art Schools 2017 –

Freelands Foundation, Creative Director, 2017 –

Freelands Foundation, Head of Education, 2015-2017

Southbank Centre, Head of Education, 2014-2015

South London Gallery Consultant (Teachers’ Forum), 2008-2012

BBC Bitesize, Blast and Broadband Learning Consultant, 2008-2011, 2015

Welling School, Deputy Head Teacher, 2008-2013

Welling School, Director of Art, 2006-2013

Welling School, Head of Faculty of Art, 2003-2006

Welling School, Deputy Head of Art, 2001-2003

Welling School, Teacher of Art, 2000-2001

Langdon School, Teacher of Art, 1999-2000