1973 Northern Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, UK
1974 Peter Stuyvesant, Northern Artists, Sunderland Arts Centre, UK
1974 Recent Work, Northern Arts Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
1974 Sculptors Attitudes to Drawing, Sunderland Arts Centre, UK
1975 The Condition of Sculpture, Hayward Gallery, London.
1975 Recent Work, Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln, UK
1977 Inaugural Exhibition, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. UK
1977 Brian Thompson, Sculpture since 1976, Norwich School of Art Gallery, UK
1977 2 Northern Sculptors, AIR Gallery , London
1977 Sculpture, DLI Museum Durham, UK
1979 The British Art Show, Arts Council Touring Exhibition; Sheffield, Newcastle and Bristol.
1979 Spectro Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
1980 XI Biennale de Paris, Museum of Modern Art, Paris.
1980 8 British Artists from the Paris Biennale, Third Eye Centre, Glagow
1981 3 British Sculptors, British Council Touring Exhibitions to venues across the USA
1982 Northern Open, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
1983 Works on Paper, University of Washington, USA..
1983 Drawing in Air, Sunderland, Bristol, Leeds.
1983 Sculpture and Drawings, Ceolfrith Gallery, Sunderland, UK
1983 Tyne Tees Northern Open, Sunderland Arts Centre and Tour
1983 Exposed to the Elements, Rochdale Museum and Ambleside, UK
1984 Forms in the Shadows, Turton Towers, Blackburn, UK
1985 River Valley, Sited Sculpture, Vermont House, Washington, UK.
1985 Visages Contemporains de la Sculture en Europe, Musee de Maubeuge, France.
1985 Inaugural Exhibition, Newcastle Group 84, Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery, UK
1986 Open air Sculpture Show, Lincoln, Hull, Scunthorpe.
1988 Newcastle Group, Gronningen Municipal Gallery, Holland.
1990 The Northern Lights, Bergens Kunstforening, Norway and UK tour.
1991 Waterground, Sited Sculpture, Kirkley Hall, Northumberland.
1992 Hall of the Artists, Moscow.
1992 Tampere Art Museum, Finland.
1993 Works on Paper, Art Museum, Riga, Latvia.
1993 Group of Trees, Installation of Sculpture, Museum of Steel Sculpture, Ironbridge.
1995 Towards a Place for Art 1. Surikov Institute, Moscow.
1996 Artlanta, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle and King Plow Centre, Atlanta USA
1996 Towards a Place for Art 2. Surikov Institute, Moscow.
1997 Friends from the North, Newcastle Australia, touring to Penrith, Australia
1998 Socha a Objekt, Sited sculpture and exhibition Z Gallery, Slovakia
1998 Magnetic, St Louis USA, touring to Baltimore and UK venues.
1998 Portfolio, University of Western Sydney, Macarther, Australia
2000 Border Axis, Webster University Gallery, Vienna.
2002 Solid State, Burghley Sculpture Garden, UK
2004 Socha a Objekt, exhibition Z Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2005 Ironbridge, Sited Sculpture, Museum of Steel Sculpture, Ironbridge. UK
2007 Richland Creek, Sited Sculpture, Sculpture Trails Museum, Solsberry, Indian USA.
2008 Iron Working Drawings, Royal Society of British Sculptors Gallery, London and tour.
2009 The Newcastle Group 1984 – 2009, Northumbria University, Newcastle.
2009 Tracing the Invisible, University of Porto, Portugal.
2010 Glass North East, Houses of Parliament, London.
2010 Underground Railroads, Sited Sculpture, Sculpture Trails Museum, Indiana,USA.
2010 Work from the Trails, Red Bank Gallery, Chattenooga, Tennessee, USA.
2010 Sunderland Creative Industries Launch, Institute of Contemporary Art, London.
2011 W.A.L.K. Seminar and Exhibition, Vardy Gallery, University of Sunderland
2011 Underground Railroads, Sited Sculpture, Sculpture Trails, Solsberry, Indiana, USA.
2011 Virus, St John’s College Oxford
2012 Transition2, Customs House Gallery, South Shields.
2012 Words on a Page – Conference presentation, Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere
2012 Frozen River, Sited Glass Sculpture, Wordsworth Trust Museum, Grasmere,
2012 Kith and Kin 2, National Glass Centre, Sunderland.
2012 Surveying Landscape, Otter Gallery, Chichester. UK
2013 Their Colours and their Forms, Wordsworth Trust Museum, Grasmere, UK
2013 Narrow Road Collection, Shangai Art Fair, China.
2013 Art Box – Wuppertal, Germany
2013 To Padon Monument, Sited Sculpture, High-green, Northumberland
2013 Walk On: 40 Years of Art Walking from Richard Long to Janet Cardiff. UK tour.
2014 Walking Poets, Wordsworth Trust Museum, Grasmere, UK
2014 Squaring the Sphere, Ironbridge Fine Arts, Ironbridge UK
2015 Sands of Time, The Atkinson, Southport UK
2015 Mountain Arts Festival, Rheged, Cumbria UK
2016 Mountain Arts Festival 2, Rheged, Cumbria UK
2016 Snowdon 7 Ways Up, Wordsworth Trust Museum, Grasmere
2016 Capability Brown- Digital Interpretations, Weston Park, Shropshire, UK
2016 Wordsworth & Basho: Walking Poets, Kakimori Bunko, Itami, Japan
2017 Uncommon Ground, Royal Geographical Society, London.
2018 Altered Landscapes, Angus Hughes Gallery, London.
2018 Cheeseburn Sculpture, Stamfordham, Tyne & Wear, UK.