Oil on canvas
24" x 20"
is a painter who has worked in studios in South East London for
over thirty years; he was one of the group of artists that helped
to set up A.P.T in Deptford in the mid 90s.
His work has
been exhibited in solo and group shows in public galleries throughout
the UK including the Serpentine, the Hayward, the Whitechapel, the
Mappin, the Ikon, the Axiom, the Bede, Winchester, Salisbury Arts
Centre and the Arts Gallery London. He has also shown at the Royal
Academy and private galleries including Francis Graham-Dixon, Flowers
East, Martin Tinney, Cardiff, and Galeria Joan Prats New York.
In 2007 his work was included in 'Scratching the Surface' at Eton
Drawing Schools (with Francesca Simon, Stuart Geddes and Gary Wragg),
and in June 2008 in the RA Summer Exhibition and in an exhibition,
with Marilyn Hallam, in the Art into Hospitals scheme at the Conquest
Hospital, East Sussex.
London has published a number of editions of screen prints, and
has represented him at art fairs.
In 1980 he was
awarded the Mark Rothko Travelling Scholarship, and in 1998, the
He has worked
in many UK art colleges and universities, and from 1990 to 2006
was Head of Painting at Chelsea College of Art, from where he retired
as an Emeritus Professor. In 2007-08, he acted as the curator and
organiser of an exhibition celebrating painting at Chelsea, called
Same As It Ever Was' which contained the work of some fifty
artists, occupied three galleries and was accompanied by a catalogue
with texts by Matthew Collings, David Ryan and Clyde Hopkins.
prints and works on paper are in a number of private and public