Vincent Michael Brown


Biography
Vincent Michael Brown is a British-born painter specialising in figurative art. His paintings are nearly always figure studies and portraits, often featuring the same sitters including family and friends. His artwork has won much acclaim and been exhibited in many of the most prestigious exhibitions in the contemporary art-world, including The BP Portrait Award and The Royal Society of Portrait Painters - the latter of which he has been twice ’invited artist’, firstly by David Cobley RP NEAC 2007 and then by Peter Brown PNEAC in 2016.
In 2006 he was selected as the winner of the Holburne Portrait Prize by The Times newspaper art critic, Rachel Cambell Johnson and artist Sir Peter Blake winning a £5,000 prize commission to paint the portraits of Aardman Animations founders and Academy Award winning directors Peter Lord, David Sproxton and Nick Park.
Vincent began undertaking portrait commissions as a child and has painted portraits of many noteable sitters. Vincents work is permanantly featured in his own gallery and open art studio (ARTIME) on the outskirts of Bristol, near where he lives with his wife and two children. Vincent also teaches classes from his gallery including a weekly advanced portrait painting class.


Paintings and Drawings


Noteable Sitters
  • Peter Lord, CBE
  • Nick Park, CBE
  • David Sproxton, CBE
  • Prof. Val Gibson
  • Sir Simon Bowes Lyon (1st Cousin HM Queen)
  • Lady Caroline Bowes Lyon
  • Spencer Kelly (Director)
  • Peter Brown PNEAC RP (Artist)
  • David Cobley RP NEAC RWA (Artist)
  • Anthony Beeson (Time Team Art Historian)
  • Holly Belsher (Artist)


Exhibitions
  • RWA (Royal West of England academy of Art) Autumn Exhibition - Since 1999
  • Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Guildford House Gallery, Surrey - January 2017
  • RP (Royal Society of Portrait Painters) - The Mall Galleries, London - 2004 to 2016 (Invited artist 2008 & 2016)
  • BP Portrait Award - The National Portrait Gallery - 2007, 2004
  • RI (Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour - 2016
  • RBA (Royal Society of British Artists - 2014
  • Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition - 2016, 2005 - 2009
  • Cork Street Open - Cork Street, London - 2010
  • Solo Exhibition - Painting Aardman - Bath 2008
  • Mystery Portraits - National Portrait Gallery - 2009, 2005
  • Hunting Art Prizes - The Royal College of Art 2004
  • Solo Exhibition - Center Space - Bristol 2004
  • Bath Society of Artists - 2004 to 2016
  • 20 Years of this, The Roper Gallery, Bath - September 22nd 2017

Awards
  • Holburne Award for Contemporary Portraiture(First Prize)- 2006
  • Best Painting - The Royal West of England Academy of Art - 2009
  • Excellence in Watercolour - RWA - 2008
  • Excellence in Watercolour - RWA - 2007
  • St. Cuthberts Mill award - Victoria Gallery - 2007
  • Peoples Choice Award - Bath Society of Artists - 2005




Contact
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All artwork © 2016 Vincent Brown. All unauthorised use is prohibited.