Lot 316 - Richard Twose - Red Horse IV
Ink on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust.
Richard Twose was born in Devon in 1963. From 2009 his work was exhibited at galleries in Bristol and Bath. In 2011 he won the Victoria Prize at Bath’s Victoria Gallery and was invited to become a member of the Bath Society of Artists.
In 2014 Richard was awarded second prize at the BP Portrait Award in the National Portrait Gallery. Ben Luke in the London Evening Standard described Richard’s painting as having an elusive, poetic quality.
In 2017 Richard's portrait of Ken Loach was selected for the BP Portrait Award and he was also commissioned by Oxford University to paint Ken Loach. This portrait was exhibited in the Bodleian Library and will hang permanently in the Examinations Halls. Richard also exhibited at Catto Gallery, London - Solo Exhibition A Flicker In The Continuum and the catalogue introduction was written by Edward Lucie Smith.
Richard was Artist In Residence at Elisabeth Frink's studio at Woolland House, Dorset in the winter 2018.In 2019 the work produced there was shown in a joint venue exhibition at Beaux Arts Gallery and Victoria Gallery, Bath.
3D Design at the University of Creative Arts, Farnham from 1986 to 1989.
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