William Gear

About William Gear William Gear was the most passionate and committed painter a British artist who played an active role in modern abstract movement of post-war Europe. He continued the tradition of the Edinburgh-Paris axis established by J.D. Fergusson, Samuel Peploe and others, spending vital years between 1947 and 1950 living and working in Paris.…

Simeon Stafford

About Simeon Stafford Simeon Stafford was born in Dukinfield (a small northern town bordering the Pennines) in 1956. He relocated to Cornwall in 1996. At the of age of 14 he met L.S Lowry who encouraged him to paint. Lowry became a family friend and remains a constant source of inspiration to him. Stafford’s work…

Robert Adams

About Robert Adams Robert Adams, sculptor and painter, exhibited widely internationally. His first solo exhibition of sculpture was in 1947, held at the Gimpel Fils, London. He exhibited from 1951 to 1956, whilst at the Central School of Art and Design, with a group who acted as a forum for Constructivist ideas. Amongst this group…

Patrick Procktor

About Patrick Procktor Flamboyant painter with a wonderful sense of colour and design.   Patrick Procktor had his first show at the Redfern Gallery, London, within a year of setting out his stall as a professional artist.  The show was a sell-out before the opening. A year later Bryan Robertson selected him for the first and…

Patrick Caulfield

About Patrick Caulfield Patrick Caulfield was one of the most prominent British artists of our time. He was admired by his peers and widely regarded with strong affection.  Caulfield studied in London at Chelsea School of Art and continued at the Royal College of Art He subsequently taught at Chelsea School of Art from 1963…

David Tindle

About David Tindle Born in 1932, in Huddersfield, David Tindle was educated at Coventry School of Art from 1945-46. Much of his work comprises delicate egg tempera portraits as well as interior scenes, often showing glimpsed views through doors and windows, which recall the eerie disquiet of Andrew Wyeth and Vilhelm Hammershøi. One particular still…

Danny Markey

About Danny Markey Born in Falmouth, Cornwall, 1965, Markey studied at Falmouth School of Art (1983-84) and at Camberwell School of Art, London (1984-87). While still a student, he won first prize at the South Bank Picture Show in 1986, and was also a prize-winner in The London Group Open Exhibition, in 1993.   He has…

Alan Davie

About Alan Davie Alan Davie is one of Britain’s most internationally acclaimed artists and is Scotland’s most important artist of the twentieth century. He was the first British painter – and perhaps the first of all European artists – to realise the vitality and significance of American Abstract Expressionism.  Throughout his life Alan Davie obsessively…

Adrian Heath

About Adrian Heath Adrian Heath is 20th century British abstract and semi-abstract painter.  Adrian Heath’s great gifts as an abstract painter were consistently reinforced and guided by the idealism felt and shared by an entire generation of post-war abstract artists working in England.  Born in Burma, he studied art under Stanhope Forbed at Newlyn in…

Ian Davenport

About Ian Davenport Born in Kent, Ian Davenport studied art at the Nortwich College of Art and Design in Cheshire before attending Goldsmiths College, London from which he graduated in 1988. In the same year he exhibited in the seminal Freeze exhibition curated by Damien Hirst which brought together many of the so-called Young British Artists.  Davenport’s first solo…