Brian Gorst - Recent Work
17th - 23rd August 2023
Herefordshire based artist and tutor Brian Gorst returns to Cheltenham to exhibit around 40 landscape and still life paintings. This collection of new works in oil, are typical of the thoughtful and realistic style that he has worked in for over thirty years. The exhibition also includes examples of his mixed media assemblages.
Brian Gorst was born in Birmingham in 1969 and studied fine art at Bournville College of Art and then at Cheltenham School of Art. In 1999 he graduated from the Graduate School of Figurative Art of the New York Academy of Art. He has exhibited widely including numerous solo exhibitions, the BP Portrait and the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibitions.
He has taught painting, drawing and anatomy at colleges in the west of England; including Malvern School of Art until it's untimely closure in the summer of 2021. He has written articles on painting and drawing and is the author of The Complete Oil Painter published in 2003 by Watson Guptill (US) and Batsford (UK).