Born in Somerset, Brian trained in fine art in London and afterwards worked free-lance as an illustrator. With the advent of the Apple computer, when illustration as an art form almost ceased to exist, he decided to concentrate on portrait painting and painting for exhibition.
He has exhibited at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and whilst living in Ireland was invited artist at the Royal Hibernian Academy and the Carlow Eigse and at one time was resident artist during the Irish general election campaign. Over the years I have held a number of solo exhibitions, and work in private collections is as follows:
Leinster House, (The Dáil) Dublin
Warner Brothers, U.S.A.
Office Public Works, Dublin
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