Highly commended by Brian Sewell in his review of the 2004 BP Portrait Awards in London, James Stewart, talented portrait painter and pop-art afficionado, lives in Devon England, and paints full-time. Exhibits nationally and internationally & commissions. Stylish, high impact often sexy and witty. Portraits include Sir Terry Frost RA and Sylvette David (Picasso’s model for the Girl with Pony Tail series) and a stunning portrait of The Times journalist Anthony Loyd. James studied at Dyfed College of Art, Carmarthen in 1981-4. He is also known for witty paintings of Surfer girls.enQuire
He has worked as a freelance illustrator on books, album covers and advertising, as well as on theme park designs for Leisure World International, London. Since 1995 he has concentrated on Painting and Fine Art and now lives entirely from his work.
Recent Exhibitions include: the bowie gallery TOTNES 2018 UNCANNY VALLEY; May 2017 PASSING PLACES, mostly sold out; September 2016 bowie gallery with Rachael Foster; Wills Art Warehouse Fulham London 2016 -2011 Affordable Art Fair New York 2009 / 2010 Bristol Affordable Art Fair 2017/15/14 New York Affordable Art Fair 2003, 2004,2005, 2009 Melbourne and Sydney Affordable Art Fair 2004 Icestorm London 2004 BP British Portrait Awards 2004 – Recently a sol0 at the bowie gallery Totnes 2010 – THE BASTARD LOVE CHILD OF CAPTAIN POPART AND SENORITA SURREALISM: also Brownstone Modbury 2010, Devon UK and Coombe Gallery Dartmouth 2011 solo – IT’S ONLY PAINT?
Approximate price range: £300-£5,000
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