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Watercolour and gouache on Ingres Card
From Place Settings Trompe lOeil studies 1978-91
THE SECRET LIFE OF OBJECTS
Workshops at Mall Galleries Learning Centre
June to September 2018
Oil on canvas 16x12in
Workshop schedule and booking
27th June Figure Painting
19th July Still Life Study Day
24th September Painting a Portrait
25th September Completing the Portrait
CITYSCAPES THE SQUARE MILE
OXFORD VIEWS PARIS WINDOWS
SUSSEX DARTMOOR FOLIO 60s
Born November1948 Bromley Kent Nicholas Philip James studied painting with Frank Auerbach and Keith Vaughan at the Slade School, UCL (BA), printmaking with Stanley Jones at the Curwen Press and History of Art (MA) at Kingston University.
His primary attraction to landscape developed in works made in the 1960s on site in Sussex, Devon, Cornwall and the Lake District progressing to city views of London and Paris.
Corporate assignments included repeat commissions for US chain Gilbert/Robinson inc, Inchcape plc, Arther Guinness and Co.
He regularly exhibits at The Royal Institute of Oil Painters (Winsor & Newton Prize 2003, elected a full member 2006). He has shown at Wold Galleries, Gloucestershire, Courcoux and Courcoux, Stockbridge, Wiltshire, the Turner Gallery, Exeter, and Whittington Fine Art Henley in April 2008 with his sister Liz Summers at Peter Pears Gallery Aldeburgh, Suffolk, and October 2014 in Depth of Colour at the Lime Tree Gallery Bristol.In June 2017 his work is featured at M1 Fine Art Greenwich.
His lithographs are included in the Tate Britain archive (Curwen Gift 1975) with publications on deposit with The British Library media and book collections. His work is held in numerous private collections here and abroad. Entries include Dartmoor Artists (Brian Le Messurier, Hallsgrove Press) and Whos Who In Art(Hilmarton Manor Press)
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