Artist Profile - Brian Addison

Woman resting, on turquoise (pastel & black chalk framed 120 x 90cm) £1400 plus delivery
Woman resting, on turquoise (pastel & black chalk framed 120 x 90cm) £1400 plus delivery

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Biography
Artist Statement

Woman resting, on turquoise (pastel & black chalk framed 120 x 90cm) £1400 plus delivery Louise, back view, with pink (pastel & black chalk framed 90 x 90cm) £950 plus delivery Gillian, soft green (pastel & black chalk framed 110 x 56cm) £995 plus delivery Woman, profile (pastel & black chalk framed 88 x 68cm) £950 plus delivery
Deb, reclining (pastel & black chalk framed 96 x 90cm) £1050 plus delivery Alex, profile SOLD A love for 3 oranges (pastel & black chalk framed 120 x 90cm) £1400 plus delivery New model, pale blue (pastel & black chalk  120 x 90cm) £1400 plus delivery
Ruth, on orange (conte & pastel ) £750 plus delivery Asleep; black, red and green SOLD Woman reclining, terracotta and ochre (pastel & black chalk framed 90 x 75cm) £875 plus delivery Louise reclining, study (pastel & black chalk framed 120 x 90cm) £1250 plus delivery
Woman with red, on green and blue (pastel & black chalk framed 65 x 65cm) £450 plus delivery Gillian, head study, with scarlet and black (pastel & black chalk  35 x 35cm) £395 plus delivery Louise, head study, ice blue (pastel & black chalk framed 54 x 54cm) £450 plus delivery Gillian, orange study (conte & pastel framed) £450 plus delivery
Gillian, profile (conte & pastel framed) £375 plus delivery Alex, seated, pink  (pastel & black chalk framed 85 x 114cm) £1250 plus delivery Emma standing (conte & pastel) £1200 plus delivery

Biography

Brian was born in Kettering. He completed his fine art degree at Newcastle Polytechnic in 1984 where he was awarded the John Crisp Memorial prize for drawing. In 1999 he completed his Masters of Fine Art at Newcastle University.


Artist Statement

Brian lives and works in the north of England. Before studying art in Newcastle he worked for British Steel as welder and fabricator. Brian now works as a professional artists, stained glass designer and maker. He also runs workshops, lectures and tutors for different adult education courses including some for Sunderland and Newcastle Universities.

He sites a wide range of influences in his work including artists such as Rodin, Whistler, Schiele, Rothko, Sean Scully, Andrew Wyeth, Jeffrey Camp and also more general influences such as stained-glass, Elizabethan needlework, tapestries, flowers, women, dreams, memory, and the sea.

Brian has completed many Stained Glass commissions including the entrance windows at Trinity School, Durham, and Wickham Commemorative Window at St Marys Parish Church. He has exhibited widely in the North of England including a solo show at the Tallantyre Gallery in Newcastle last year. Brian has also exhibited work at different exhibitions in London throughout his career including at the Stowells Trophy Exhibition at the Royal Academy in 1984, ‘Art in Academia’, Bonhams 1999, ‘Blast’, The Gallery in Cork St. 2003 and at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea for the last two years. In 2006 his work was also exhibited in Dublin and Edinburgh.