alastair38

contemporary abstract painter

'The art of painting is to see beyond the everyday familiar vision of things'
- Goethe -

© 2018 Linda Lockwood
alastair38
My work combines abstraction and realism, containing references to specific places, objects. I seek for more than the 'everyday familiar vision of things' and focus on exploring the interaction of colour, form, texture and conceptual space using watercolour, acrylics, pastel, and at times a combination of these.
Exhibitions - 2018

Exhibition at Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, with Bath Society of Artists

Exhibitions - 2017

Group exhibition at Bristol Guild Gallery, March - April
Work short-listed for Pastel Society at Mall galleries, London

Exhibitions - 2016

Work selected for Pastel Society at Mall galleries, London

Image Of Evolving Bauhinia As Selected For Decorative Wall Panel In The Executive DeLuxe Room At The Park Lane Hotel Hong Kong
Image of 'Evolving Bauhinia' as selected for decorative wall panel in the Executive Deluxe Room at the Park Lane Hotel, Hong Kong

Exhibitions - 2015

Group exhibition at Bristol Guild Gallery, March - April

Exhibitions 2003­ - 2014

Work regularly short listed, selected and exhibited at the Mall Galleries, London with Pastel Society, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours

Royal West of England Academy
Bankside Gallery with Royal Watercolour Society C21 Exhibitions
Cowleigh Gallery, Malvern

Exhibitions 1990 - 2002

Bankside Gallery, London with Open College of Arts
Westminster Hall with Society of Women Artists
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Victoria Art Gallery, Bath
Devizes Fine Arts, Wiltshire

Solo Exhibitions

Primrose Cafe, Bristol
Folk House, Bristol

Group Exhibition

Guild Gallery, Bristol

Work

Following art college I worked as a graphic designer in London, Essex and Bristol. For the last few decades I've painted full time at my South Gloucestershire studio.

Education

Diploma in Graphic Design ( Barking Regional College of Technology and School of Art)
Awarded LSIA (Publicity Design)
BA Hons Art History ­Open University
Painting­ Open College of Arts

My work is in private collections in UK, Italy, USA and S. America

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