- Stuart Pearson Wright
Stuart Pearson Wright (born 1975,
Northampton) is an award winning [ [http://news.independent.co.uk/media/article229756.ece BP prizewinner accuses Tate of neglecting Britain's portrait artists - Media, News - Independent.co.uk ] ] English artistwho works mainly in paint. He was educated at Slade School of Fine Art[ [http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp19004&role=art&page=1 Stuart Pearson Wright (1975-), Artist ] ] , University College of London (1995-1999), where he graduated with honours, receiving a B.A. in Fine Art. He won the BP Travel Prize in 1998, the BP Portrait Award[ [http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/arts/story/0,,509774,00.html BP prize for old flesh and fowl art | Arts | EducationGuardian.co.uk ] ] in 2001, and the Garrick/Milne Prize [ [http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp19004&role=art&page=1 Stuart Pearson Wright (1975-), Artist ] ] in 2005.
People who have sat for the artist include::
Daniel Radcliffe(actor): Mike Leigh(film director): David Thewlis(actor): Charles Saumarez Smith(Director, National Gallery): Richard E. Grant(actor): Adam Cooper(ballet dancer): John Hurt(actor): Terry Gilliam(film director): Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh: Michael Palin(actor, writer): Terry Jones(actor, writer): Diane Abbott(MP): Christopher Lee(actor): J. K. Rowling(novelist): Parminder Nagra(actor): Timothy Spall(actor): Geoffrey Palmer(actor)
* [http://www.thesaveloyfactory.com/ Home page]
* [http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp19004&role=art&page=1 Paintings at the National Portrait Gallery]
* [http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/arts/story/0,,509774,00.html article "Guardian article on BP Portrait Prize win]
* [http://news.independent.co.uk/media/article229756.ece "Independent" article]
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