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Contemporary Artists
 

John Lines RBSA RSMA RDAS
John Lines was born in 1938 in Rugby Warwickshire where he now has a studio. He studied at Rugby Polytechnic from 1957 to 1959 and then at York School of Art from 1962. He started to exhibit his work that year. He has pictures in private and public collections throughout the world and has held workshops and lectures in Sydney, Australia and North Carolina in the US. He is a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (1996), Royal Society of Marine Artists (2002), Vice President of Rugby Art Society and President of the Kineton Art Society. He has won many prizes and awards at the Mall Galleries and many other exhibitions and festivals.


John Lines To Distant Parts oil 30 x 21 inches
   
GORDON RUSHMER
Born in 1946 Gordon studied at Farnham School of Art. Having spent a number of very successful years as a graphic designer working for such clients as ICI, Glaxo and the Hunting Group, he turned with equal success to painting. His watercolours are subtle statements of light and shade that are highly emotive. He searches for the loneliness of nature in all its moods. He has had many important commissions: The Royal Marines, the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps, the National Library, the British Embassy Warsaw, and the private collection of Nelson Mandela. His work is becoming highly collected both here and abroad.
 

Gordon Rushmer Itchenor Evening watercolour 16 x 13 inches
   

NEIL SPILMAN
Born in 1951 Neil lives and works in Yorkshire. His highly detailed paintings in oil cover both landscape and wildlife. Indeed his wildlife paintings have been commissioned by the WWF no less than 10 times in the past. But it is his landscape studies that have brought him fame. Having been featured on TV in 1982 his work is much sought after both here and abroad. He combines a sure skill of composition and fine detail to draw the viewer in; but you are then able to step back again to amire the whole. His work has been widely published.


Neil Spilman Spring in Full Flower oil 8 x 14 inches
   
EDWARD STAMP RI
Born in 1939 Edward studied at Northampton School of Art. A period of commercial work and freelance illustration followed both in pen and ink and engraving. His painting in watercolour also developed and by 1973 he had held many successful exhibitions. In 1980 he won the bronze medal at the RI and was immediately elected a member. He works both in oil and watercolour, concentrating on the landscape around his home in Bedfordshire. Farms and barns, fields and hedgerows are all captured in his inimitable style. He has been the recipient of many awards for his work over the years.

Edward Stamp Farm Near Helperthorpe N Yorkshire oil 6.5 x 9.5 ins
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