Brian Shields


BRIAN SHIELDS - Paintings, Sculpture, Film

Teesside College of Art

Wimbledon School of Art

Greenwich University

Lives and works North Eden, Cumbria.



BP Portrait Award, NPG London 2017

Upfront Artists Open Exhibition, Upfront Gallery, Cumbria 2017

Cumbrian Artist of the Year, Rheged Gallery, Cumbria 2016

Birmingham Literary Festival, (Poetry and Film) 2016

C-Art Open, Cumbria 2016

Lake Artists Society, Grasmere and Rheged, Cumbria 2016

John Clare in Space, Oxford Brookes 2014

BP Portrait Award, NPG London 2010

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London 2000

also- Hunting Group Art Prizes, Cleveland International Drawing Biennale,

Oriel Mostyn Open, John Player Portrait Award..........


Gallery 1 - Systems of Control

Galleries 2,3,4,6,7,8. - Absence of Control

(Four fictional narratives on the poet John Clare, Gabriela Mistral and Pablo Neruda - Preparing to Fly, Avian John, Icarian John and 'M')

Gallery 5 - Portraiture and the 'Self'

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