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Steve Whitehead Born: 1960. Coventry
- 81 University College of Wales B.A.Hons Visual Art Aberystwyth
- 84 University College of Wales M.A. Visual Art Aberystwyth
- 86 Courtauld Institute of Art Postgraduate Diploma London
Conservation of Wall Paintings
Whitehead is one of the leading British Realist Painters of our generation.
A painter of landscape and cityscape. His work draws on diverse traditions,
from American Photorealism to German Romanticism and English Surrealism.
painting is a composite of images, photographs, sketches and colour notes
collected by Steve Whitehead on location and painstakingly re-produced on
canvas back at the studio. Such is the degree of detail one painting might take
two years to complete.
Whitehead was born in Leicestershire. He studied at the
University of Wales, Aberystwyth under the tutelage of artist David Tinker.
Graduating with an MA in Fine Art. Whitehead continued his practice at the
Courtauld Institute of Art.
by twice winning the Wales Open and prize winner for the Manchester
Academy and Hunting Art Prizes exhibitions.
Whitehead paintings are in the permanent collection of the Contemporary Art
Steve Whitehead is based in North Yorkshire. He is married to the artist Paula Zimmermann reknowm for her canine/feline funky portraiture.
PRICE RANGE: Â£2K - Â£15K
ALL WORKS COPYRIGHT THE ARTIST
Works in Public Collections:
Contemporary Art Society Wales
University College of Wales Cardiff
Prudential Art Collection
Royal Bank of Scotland
THE STAR AND GARTER
Richomd on Thames
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