welcome to contemporary british painting…
‘Contemporary British Painting’ is an artist led organisiation which explores and promotes current trends in British painting through group exhibitions, talks, publications and the donation of paintings to art museums.
We are currently working with Westminster Art Library on a series of monthly reading groups held on the first Thursday of each month and a programme of intimate group shows which explore ideas around the relevance of painting in the digital age at the crypt, St. Marylebone (just a 4 min walk from Baker St. tube). St. Marylebone is where Lord Byron was baptised, as well as being the burial place for George Stubbs and Allan Ramsey, setting for one of Hogarth’s ‘Rakes Progress’ paintings and on permanent display is a painting by former President of the Royal Academy Benjamin West (1738-1820).
Our members represent some of the most exciting emerging and award winning painting in the UK today and include European Sovereign Painters Prize winner Susan Gunn, Pollock-Krasner awardee Kelly Jayne, East London Painting Prize winner Nathan Eastwood, John Moores Prize winner Nicholas Middleton, British Academy awardee James Quin, Birtle Prize winner Simon Burton, Venice Biennale exhibitors Marguerite Horner and Phil Illingworth and Griffin Prize exhibitor Matthew Krishanu.
Chair of the Advisory Board
Honorary Chair of the External Advisory BOARD
External Advisory BOARD
Katherine April Caddy
The Revd. Canon Stephen Evans
Professor Rebecca Fortnum
Dr Lisa Wade