Chris Gilvan-Cartwright



b. 1966, Dorking, United Kingdom

2017-2019 Studio Painting Programme, Turps Art School, London

2000-2002 MA Fine Art Painting, University of Brighton, Brighton

1990-1992 Post Grad Diploma, Cracow Academy of Fine Art Cracow, Poland

Recent Exhibitions


2017 ‘Snowball Down The Mountain’, Rottingdean Windmill, Brighton

2006 ‘Hare Sprayed Streams’, Contemporary Art Projects, London

2006 ‘Prawn Biennale’, East West Gallery, London


2019 ‘Paint: The Seen, the Unseen and the Imagined’, Messums Wiltshire, Salisbury

2018 ‘Turps artist for the day’, Flowers Gallery, Cork St London

2015 ‘Wet and Dry’, Observer Building Hastings, Hastings


2019 Residency, Artist in Residence at Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes East Sussex

2018 Award, Wytham Hall Painting Prize, London

1997 Bursary, ROSL Travel Bursary (India and Nepal) Royal Overseas League, London

1990-92 Travel Bursary to study painting under Prof. Nowosielski, British Council / Polish Government Scholarship, Cracow Poland.

Candle Wax and Deposition, painting, 2019.jpeg

Candle Wax and Deposition, 2019, oil on canvas, 85 x 65 cm

UR(Unseated Rider) 2, painting, 2019.jpeg

UR(Unseated Rider) 2, 2019, oil on canvas, 60 x 85 cm

Call To Adventure, painting, 2019.jpeg

Call To Adventure, 2019, oil on canvas, 160 x 190 cm

Previous artist in 2019

Samuel Fordham

Next artist in 2019

Gabriela Giroletti