Art Exhibitions

Solo Shows

2014 A Virtual Artist, Special Collections Gallery, University of Southampton, UK.

2007 Residency Exhibition, The Center for Holographic Arts, Long Island City, New York, USA.       

2006 Journeys, Gallery 286, Earls Court Road, London, UK

1999 Holography Collection Exhibit, Columbia Career Center Holography Gallery, Missouri, USA.

1994 Residency Exhibition, The Gallery, Whitgift School, Croydon, UK.

Group Shows

2018 Art in Holography: Light, Space and Time,  Aveiro City Museum, Portugal.

2018 The Unsupported Mark, Curated show by Dr Andrew Pepper, Gallery 286, Earls Court, London.

2016 The Magic of Light, Optics Museum of the ITMO University, St Petersburg and Moscow.

2013 X-Y-Z, 3D Art Exhibition, Derby Quad Gallery, UK.

2012 In Time exhibit of lenticular artworks, Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, London.

2012 The Jeweled Net: Views of contemporary art holography, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Museum, Boston, USA.

2012 The Holography Unit (Royal College of Art 1985 – ’94), Glue Factory, Glasgow. 14th September – 6th October 2012

2011 International Exhibition of Image Holograms, Academy of Sciences, Minsk, Belarus.

2008 Luminous Windows: Holograms for the 21st Century. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Museum, Boston, USA.

2004 Electronic Imaging Conference Holography Exhibition (SPIE), San Jose Conference Ctr, CA, USA.

2003 Leading Lights, Art Holography Exhibition, St. Mary’s College Hammes Gallery, IN, USA.

2000 Group Holography Show, Gallery 286, London, UK.

2000 Annual Art Exhibition, Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO, USA.

2000 Holography Group Show, Octagon Galleries, Royal Photographic Society, Bath, UK.

2000 Group Holography Show, The Butler Art Institute, OH, USA.

1998 The Royal Photographic Society, Bath, UK.

1997 The 6th International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH97) Exhibition, Lake Forest College, IL, USA.

1997 Art-in-Holography 2, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK.

1996 The World of Holography, Tempozan Gendaikan (Contemporary Museum), Osaka, Japan.

1996 Space in Plane, Plane in Space, Museum of Photography, Budapest, Hungary.

1996 The Holography Gallery at the Octagon Galleries, The Royal Photographic Society, Bath.

1995 Art and Light: The Art of Holography , National Film and Photography Museum, , Bradford, UK.

1995 The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) Holography Group Show, RPS, Bath, UK.

1994 Out of The Red, The Esplanade, Rochdale, UK.

1994 Out of The Red, The Pump House Peoples’ History Museum, Manchester, UK.

1993 Three Artists, Whitgift School Gallery, Croydon, UK.

1992 Living with Lasers – The Art of Holography, The Science Museum, London, UK.

1992 Holography Exhibition, Imperial College, International Society of Optical Engineers (SPIE), London, UK.

1992 MA Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

1992 Science et Techniques, Centre Georges Pompidou, Maison Alfort, Paris, France.

1991 Work in Progress, Royal College of Art (RCA) Link Gallery, London, UK.

1990 Combined Arts Exhibition, Exeter City Library, Devon, UK.

1990 Figures of Eight, Exeter City Studios, Devon, UK.


2002 Holocenter, New York, USA.

1997 Maria Fidelis School, London, UK.

1993 Whitgift School, Croydon, London, UK.


2019 Speaker, 2018 Co-Art Chair, International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH2015), University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2018 Invited Speaker at the John Hansard Art Gallery, University of Southampton.

2015 Co-Chair of Symposium Session on Education and Culture, International Symposium on Display Holography.

2001 SPIE Education Committee member (USA).

1999 Corporate trainer in Laser Safety, Columbia Area Career Center (MO, USA).

1994-97 Holographer, The Holographic Image Studios (London, UK).

1995 Holographer, 3D-4D Holographics (London, UK).

1994 Team Designer of ‘Out of the Red’ touring exhibition and workshop facilitator, funded by the Co-operative Bank and Northern Arts, Cartwheel Community Arts (Rochdale, UK).

1993 Holography Consultant for the Football Association’s (FA) Cup Final Program cover for Wembley (London, UK).

Interviews and Articles

University of Southampton (2015) Future Worlds: Interview with Pearl John.  Available from:

https://futureworlds.com/pearl-john/ [Accessed 17 May 2019].

University of Southampton (2008) Southampton artist wins global holographic art competition. Available from: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/news/2008/12/southampton-artist-wins-global-holographic-art-competition.page [Accessed 17 May 2019].