Lot 273 - Christopher James - Wren
Acrylic on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust
Christopher James is a painter, he studied art in Hull and he has a Scottie dog called Carlos Tevez. Chris and Carlos enjoy walking along the south coast looking for birds.
Chris is a member of the Rye Society of Artists and has exhibited his work at The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition; The Towner Gallery Eastbourne; Society of Botanical Artists, Mall Galleries, London; Royal West of England Academy Bristol; Orleans House London; Aberdeen Art Gallery; Arts Club Mayfair, London; Rye Society of Artists Rye; Rye Bank Gallery Rye; Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition, Scotland; Hastings Arts Forum Hastings.
‘I am a painter of flora and fauna. My aim is to extol and celebrate the beauty of nature.’ - Chris
BA (hons) Fine Art from Hull College of Art,
BTEC Art and Design from Kent Institute of Art and Design-Maidstone
Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition, 2023
Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition, 2019
Royal West of England Academy Open exhibition 2023, 2021, 2018
Society of Botanical Artists, Mall Galleries, 2023 (awarded Exhibiting Excellence Award)
British Art Prize, Oxo Gallery, London 2022 (shortlisted 2022,2021)
Member of Rye Society of Artists, annual exhibitions Rye Art Gallery, East Sussex
Sussex Open, Towner Art Gallery 2017, 2016
Solo show- Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne 2018
Solo show- Rye Bank Gallery, Rye East Sussex 2022
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
I saw this little wren springing in and out of the bushes in my garden. The wren is a very small bird, with a loud song. I have painted it life size, which I felt was appropriate for a small, postcard painting.
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