Professional artist, selling and exhibiting for 35 years, with over 10 solo exhibitions. Based in Studio Gallery in Shropshire, currently exhibiting in group shows, working on several commissions (portrait) and preparing for a solo-exhibition in 2019.
Respected as a watercolourist and portrait artist, influenced by Berth Morisot, specialising in capturing more natural poses of families and individuals. Ran successful studio gallery, Fry on the Wall for 15 years. Awards and Accolades Selected and featured as part of Portrait Artist of the Year 2018 by Sky Finalist in ‘ Not the Turner Prize’ for the Mall Galleries in London. Artist-in-Residence for the National Memorial Arboretum. Paintings accepted by The Royal Academy. Artist for Medici Cards and Calendars. Produced a series of designs and exhibited with the Gallery in Bond Street, London. Festival Artist for London Literature Festival at Southbank Centre (London), Europe’s largest arts centre, as well as Wenlock Poetry Festival. Winner of the Shropshire Open, with a family portrait. Exhibitions Exhibited with Sothebys and Rolls Royce, and in America (Venice Beach, California and Boston), France (Paris), Northern Ireland (Belfast), Ireland (Dublin and Cork) and across the UK, including Chris Beetles Gallery (St James, London), Fulham Gallery (Kings Road) and a solo exhibition in the Knapp Gallery in Regents Park. Commissions Commissioned to create the largest Watercolour in Europe, as well as commissions for: Cow Parade UK, Manchester’s largest Public Art Event, with each piece auctioned for over £4,500. David Austin Roses (portrait), the Earl of Powis (portrait), BBC News (portrait), Ruth Padel (portrait). Media Featured on BBC1 and in Art Review Magazine, Artists’ Newsletter, Debretts, Daily Mail Weekend, Daily Telegraph, Country Living, Homes & Gardens, and many regional magazines and newspapers.
69 Wyle Cop
Saturday 8th, Saturday 15th
ARTIST: Beverley Fry
CATEGORIES: Fine Artist