Born Manchester England in 1938. Member of The Peterloo Group, Manchester, from 1957. Attended The Manchester Regional College of Art 1959/ 60.and the Slade School of Fine Art, London, 1960/ 62.
Moved to Paris in 1962, returning to London 1964 and to Gloucestershire, England in 1966. Moved from England to live in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in June 2005.
‘Young contemporaries’ London 1961 and 1962. – Fluxus group ‘Poesie Et/Cetera Americaine, Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris 1963. – ‘Das Schwarze Object, Studio Ordo, Darmstadt, Germany 1964. – Marlborough New London Gallery, Bond street 1965. – ‘Revort 1, documenti d’arte oggetiva in Europa’ Galleria d’arte Moderna, Palermo 1965. – ‘Premio Internazionale Biella per L’incisioni,Biella, Italy 1965. – Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 1967. – 1st prize-winner, Welsh Arts Council Exhibition 1968. – British representative- ‘Forma Viva’ Symposium of Sculptors, Kostanjevica na Krki, Yugoslavia 1968.
I.C.A. travelling exhibition, New York and Toronto 1969.- Davison Art Centre, Middletown, Connecticut USA 1969.- Castle Museum, Norwich 1970. Artist in Residence at the University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, USA.- 1970. Piccadilly Gallery, London 1971.- Insel Galerie, Hamburg, Germany 1972. Greenwich Theatre Gallery, London 1972.- Arts Council of Great Britain, ‘Sculpture Purchases by Bryan Kneale’ touring England throughout 1976.
Hoya Gallery, London 1975.- Compendium Gallery, Birmingham 1977.
Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions 1978, 1979, 1983.- Sloane Street Gallery,London1979.- Fluxus performance ; ‘Art into Music into Art’, Green Park Theatre, Bath 1985.- ‘Etc’; Fuxus International Symposium of Art, Warsaw, Poland 1987. – Marlene Frei Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland. Art Road Way, Ammerbuch Breitenholz, 2011; Galerie Kreissparkasse Tübingen, Rottenburg. 2015.
Retrospective exhibition at the Council of Europe (Conseil de l’Europe), Strasbourg 2018. Chemins d’art sacré, Saints P&P Narthex, Wissembourg, France June 2021
Work included in several important collections, including Saatchi in England and Würth in Germany.
Regular part-time Lecturer in Sculpture at The Bath Academy of Art, Corsham and Newport College of Art, from 1965 to 1971. Full-time Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at, The Polytechnic, Wolverhampton, to 1989. – 1970, Artist in Residence at The University of Kentucky Lexington USA. – 1979, L’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Le Mans, France in 1985 at The Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Gujarat, India.
Gave up teaching in 1990 and has since worked privately and professionally.