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Austin Cole

Austin Cole

Biography

Preferred Medium: 
Etcher
Charcoal drawings
Preferred Style: 
Figurative/naturalism
Describe the extent of your talent as an artist: 
I have a Masters and Degree in Fine Art from the Sir John Cass School of Art/Metropolitan University Whitechapel London. I have over twenty years of print experience. I have been taught at the Slade School of Art, Morley College and the Artichoke Studios in Brixton South London. My prints have been accepted for the Royal Society of British Artists 2011 annual exhibition to be held at the Mall Galleries in London and have been selected for The Discerning Eye competition.
Describe your early memories of your emerging talent as an artist?: 
I remember drawing pictures from books as a child, mostly history books and historical figures in costume.
Informal Training: 
Evening classes in London
Other influences: 
Watercolour painters and oil painters as well as landscape photographers
Admired Artists: 
Edward Hopper, Paula Rego, Hiliary Paynter
Degas, Rembrandt,
Favorite Gallery: 
Marlborough
Other Interests: 
going to the gym, walking, theatre, music

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