host = $host; $this->dbUser = $dbUser; $this->dbPass = $dbPass; $this->dbName = $dbName; $this->connectToDb(); } /** * Establishes connection to MySQL and selects a database * @return void * @access private */ function connectToDb() { // Make connection to MySQL server if (!$this->dbConn = @mysql_connect($this->host, $this->dbUser, $this->dbPass)) { trigger_error('Could not connect to server'); $this->connectError = true; // Select database } else if (!@mysql_select_db($this->dbName,$this->dbConn)) { trigger_error('Could not select database'); $this->connectError = true; } } /** * Checks for MySQL errors * @return boolean * @access public */ function isError() { if ($this->connectError) { return true; } $error = mysql_error($this->dbConn); if (empty($error)) { return false; } else { return true; } } /** * Returns an instance of MySQLResult to fetch rows with * @param $sql string the database query to run * @return MySQLResult * @access public */ function &query($sql) { if (!$queryResource = mysql_query($sql, $this->dbConn)) { trigger_error('Query failed: ' . mysql_error($this->dbConn) . ' SQL: ' . $sql); } else { return new MySQLResult($this, $queryResource); } } } /** * MySQLResult Data Fetching Class * @access public * @package SPLIB */ class MySQLResult { /** * Instance of MySQL providing database connection * @access private * @var MySQL */ var $mysql; /** * Query resource * @access private * @var resource */ var $query; /** * MySQLResult constructor * @param object mysql (instance of MySQL class) * @param resource query (MySQL query resource) * @access public */ function MySQLResult(&$mysql, $query) { $this->mysql = &$mysql; $this->query = $query; } /** * Fetches a row from the result * @return array * @access public */ function fetch() { if ($row = mysql_fetch_array($this->query, MYSQL_ASSOC)) { return $row; } else if ( $this->size() > 0 ) { mysql_data_seek($this->query, 0); return false; } else { return false; } } /** * Returns the number of rows selected * @return int * @access public */ function size () { return mysql_num_rows($this->query); } /** * Returns the ID of the last row inserted * @return int * @access public */ function insertID () { return mysql_insert_id($this->mysql->dbConn); } /** * Checks for MySQL errors * @return boolean * @access public */ function isError() { return $this->mysql->isError(); } /** * Returns an instance of MySQLResult to fetch rows with * @param $sql string the database query to run * @return MySQLResult * @access public */ } ?> - Biography - Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery Information Centre
             
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Biography for John Salt

Nationality:British
Born:1937 - Birmingham, England

Childhood

1952-57 Birmingham College of Art, National Diploma in Design
1957-58 Post Graduate Scholarship, Birmingham
1958-60 Slade School of Fine Art, London (Diploma in Fine Art)
1967-68 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA (MD,MFA)

Solo exhibitions since 1970:
1970 Gertrude Kasle Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
1972 Galerie de Gestlo, Hamburg
1973 OK Harris Works of Art, New York
1974 Galerie de Gestlo, Hamburg
1975 Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
1981 OK Harris Works of Art, New York
1986 John Salt, Paintings, 1969 - 86, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Bolton Museum and Art Gallery
1997 Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow, Shropshire
2001 Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Selected group exhibitions since 1980
1981 Proctor Art Centre, New York
Real, Really Real, Super Real:Directions in Contemporary Realism, San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas
1982 Super Realism from the Morton G Neumann Family Collection, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Michigan, and tour
1983 Contemporary American Realism since 1960, Pennsylvania, Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, and tour
Contemporary Images: Watercolour, Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin
1984 Autoscape: The Automobile in the American Landscape, Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, Stamford, Conn.
1985 Automobile and Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California and Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
1998 Postcards on Photography: Photorealism and the Reproduction, Cambridge Dark Room and tour to; John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; Site Gallery, Sheffield; Camerawork, London

Public Collections in UK:
Wolverhampton City Art Gallery
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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