Moves to Stepney Green studio in East London.
Changes from oils to acrylic.
Begins short-lived foray into lithography.
Produces Jubilee, named after a street, a concept he uses still.
From Britain 75, Helsinki, Finland & Tour.
ACME Gallery, London
Bade Gallery, Jarrow.
John Moores, Liverpool, Prizewinner
First Show at Gimpel Fils Gallery, London.
Goldsmith's College Gallery
First painting bought by Tate - Empress
Wins the Gulbenkian Award for Printmaking
Third Eye Centre, Glasgow
IKON Gallery, Birmingham
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Contemporary British Painters, Madrid
Besides regular teaching at Goldsmith's, Tutor and/or External Examiner at various art colleges, including the following: RCA, RA Schools, Chelsea, Central St Martin's, Camberwell, Byam Shaw, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Hull, Winchester, Exeter, Norwich, Bristol, Cheltenham, Portsmouth, Falmouth, Cantebury, Farnham, Worthing, Southampton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee
ROSC 84, Dublin, Ireland
Gimpel Fils, London
Demarcation, Edinburgh Festival
Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Ireland
Coventry Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Home & Abroad, Serpentine Gallery, London
Produces first screenprint, Magdalen, in Advanced Graphics new studio at Shand Street.
Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York.
Included in group exhibition UK tour, The Experience of Painting.
Advanced Graphics moves to Deptford, London.
Short UK tour opens at the Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.
Serpentine Gallery, London
Great British Art Show, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
Goldsmith's Centenary Exhibition
Gallery Punto, Valencia, Spain
Gallery Klaus Lüpke, Frankfurt, Germany
Three Score & Ten, Gimpel Fils, London
Exhibition at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.
Duran Duran plays at opening to huge media attention.
Works between studios in London and Dublin.
Produces Ely and Ely Series.
30th anniversary of the founding of Advanced Graphics.
Gallerie Stühler, Berlin
Galleire Wasserman, Munich
Elected Royal Academician.
Life to Painting, Gimpel Fils, London
Lund Humphries publish Albert Irvin: Life to Painting, by Paul Moorhouse.
Centre D'Art Contemporain, Meymac, France, Retrospective
Elected Honorary Member of the Royal West of England Academy.