Artist: Brian Oxley MA, ATC, NDD. Title: View from Farthing Common (towards the Marsh).
Medium: Oils on panel. Size: 400 x 500. Date: 2008. Date acquired: 06 2013.
Description: Fluidly painted landscape at dusk, predominantly in Pinks and Greens.
Data: Born 24 05 1943, Croydon. Studied: Southlands School. Folkestone School of Art 1958-61; Canterbury College of Art 1961-63; Goldsmiths` College 1965-66; Kent Institute of Art & Design MA, 1994-96. Lives: W. Hythe. M: Jennifer Deirdre, Ceramicist, 2 sons. Exhibited: RA Summer Show 1987; Oriel Gallery, Dublin 1990; New Metropole Art Gallery 1961-99; Hampshire Open 2005; Hunter Gallery, Long Melford, Suffolk 2001; Horsebridge, Whitstable 2008; Llewelyn Alexander 2010; SE Open Studios 2004-20012. 1-Man-Shows: Folkestone Library, Sassoon Gallery, 1970; The Talent Store, Belgravia 1972; Sandgate Gallery 1998; Retrospective, The Cube Gallery, Folkestone 2010 (opened by Dr. Fred Cuming RA); Hastings Art Forum, E. Sussex 2011. Collections: Canada, USA, Australia, Germany, Italy, France, Eire & throughout UK. Commissions: 2 murals for cruise liner Saga Rose 1995;
6 portraits for the Imos Foundation 2011. Publications:`Artists in Britain since 1945`, David Buckman; `A Celebration Of Romney Marsh (catalogue by BO 1995). Works reproduced in several mixed exhibition catalogues. Clubs: Hon-Mem. FAS/HAS. Head of Art at 3 Schools. Taught Life drawing for over 40 years in Adult Art Education. Drawing Course at KIAD. Tutor in painting at Dedham Hall, (1 week courses) for 9 years. Provided Summer Schools at home address for 10 years. Member of several Art Committees inc. past member of FAT.
Paints landscapes, Still-lives & Portraits based on his home, garden & “the lovely landscape of Romney Marsh” also on his UK travels & abroad.” Contact: BrianOxley2@aol.com