Stuart Pearson Wright


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 artist who 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.

Portraits

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)

References

External links

* [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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