Join us from 1-3pm in the gallery to browse our collection of Lancelot Ribeiro's early work from the 1960s in which he captures landscapes and figures with his signature flair.
Lancelot Ribeiro was an Indian Modernist painter born in Bombay in 1933 who worked restlessly throughout his career to produce expressive artworks.
A first solo exhibition at the Bombay Art Society Salon in 1960 soon sold out, followed by five others in Bombay, New Delhi and Calcutta. In 1961, Ribeiro was included in the "Ten Indian Painters" exhibition, followed by an extensive tour through India, Europe, the US and Canada.
In 1962 Ribeiro came to live in London on a permanent basis, and lived with his half brother, the artist Francis Newton Souza, acting as his studio assistant, as well as painting in his own right. He had begun by painting in traditional oils, though even his earliest-surviving works show stylistic independence, incorporating elements of popular Indian graphic art along with touches of New York Abstract Expressionism and hints of Bernard Buffet's skeletal draughtsmanship.
Jean Picton paints vibrant, colourful, joyful floral abstract paintings. Her beautiful works are the perfect statement piece for any room.
In 1954 Jean was invited to become a Windmill Girl at the famous Windmill Theatre in the West End of London. During her time there she worked with such greats as Harry Secombe and Bruce Forsyth.
Jean worked on shows such as Hi-de-hi, EastEnders and appeared in many TV ads. At the same time Jean was working on the British cabaret circuit as an established performer.
Upon retiring from show business at the beginning of the 1990s Jean began painting as a hobby but quickly realised she had a talent for art. Jean decided to take her art seriously and this led to her attaining a BA Hons degree in Fine Art in 2002.
Since gaining her Degree, Jeans new found career as an artist has gone from strength to strength. As a professional artist Jeans work sells not only throughout the UK but also Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany and as far away as North America, Mexico, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand. Jean is truly an international artist.
Leigh was born and raised in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, where he resided for the first twenty years of his life. Leigh began to draw as soon as he could hold a pencil, with his family quickly recognising his artistic flair.
Leigh relocated to Warwickshire with his family in 1996, where he focused on the development of his technique. It was on leaving Newcastle that he began to appreciate the nature of his upbringing; what he had once seen as a concrete jungle now seeming strangely beautiful. Taking inspiration from his childhood, Leigh's pieces have a strong sense of nostalgia, evoking fond memories of a youth that many can relate to.
Working from his garden studio, the artist has achieved great success in recent years. In 2014 he was shortlisted as Best Up and Coming Artist in the prestigious Fine Art Trade Guild Awards, and consequently his works are hugely sough-after. Limited editions often sell out within weeks, and waiting lists are in place for those hoping to acquire original paintings.
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