GEORGE IRVINE AT THE COMPTON GALLERY

1st-17th December 2017

Private View: Friday 1st December 6-9pm & Sunday 3rd December 12-2pm

'A Contemporary British Artist working across a variety of disciplines and media with a particular interest in the landscape'....

We are delighted to show George’s most recent body of work for this exhibition. His work is loved and extremely sought after for its depictions of familiar places and landscapes executed in his uniquely vibrant and expressive style – the elements of chance, light, movement and colour being central to his appeal.

The pressure, the speed and energy of a brushstroke or any sort of applied mark is the most frustrating out of reach yet important aspect of pursuit in my work. My aim is to make a work that will evolve with you and your life and not remain static. Although it is usually more nature that is the starting point, the subject of a painting, photograph or print is becoming less important and capturing the elusive "essence", that moves us, is what my work is increasingly prioritising…”

Gallery Opening Hours: Monday - Sunday 10-4pm or By Appointment


1977-1985: Early Work and Education

1988: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The youngest exhibitor

1989: Oxford Co-op of Printmakers

1989-1990: Foundation, Brookes University, Oxford.

1990: Heron Fine Art 1st Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings by 3 young artists

1990-1995: The Slade School of Fine Art, London

1998-1999: St Luke’s College of Education, Exeter

2002: Solo Exhibition, Worlds End, King’s Road, London

2002-2012: Teaching at Bicester & Stowe School

2012-Present: Continued Studio Practice


WORKS TO BE FEATURED......


UNIQUE VENUE TO HIRE FOR POP UP EVENTS


The Compton Co. offer this unique venue in the heart of the Cotswolds available for a wide range of pop-up events. Hire this beautiful venue for gallery exhibits, private parties, book launches, film screenings and much more. Visit the The Compton Co. website for more info. The Compton Gallery also has accommodation to offer - The Compton Cottage - available to rent for those looking for a lovely holiday or weekend retreat in the Cotswolds surrounded by countryside and rolling hills.