Jesse Bruton

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Jesse Bruton
Born1933 Edit this on Wikidata
OccupationPainter, paintings conservator edit this on wikidata

Jesse Bruton (born 1933) is a British artist, and a founder of the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham.[1] He gave up painting in 1972, to become a picture conservator.[1][2]

Bruton was born in 1933[3] and was educated at Birmingham College of Art, where he later lectured.[1]

He painted landscapes, and later abstract works.[4]

He exhibited at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, and held solo exhibitions at Ikon in 1965 and 1967.[1] A retrospective exhibition of his work was held at Ikon from July to September 2016.[1][2] His painting Winding (1967–1968) is in the collection of Birmingham Museums Trust.[3]


  • Bruton, Jesse; Watkins, Jonathan (2016). Jesse Bruton. Ikon. ISBN 9781911155034.


  1. ^ a b c d e "Ikon Jesse Bruton". Ikon Gallery. July 2016. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Jesse Bruton at Ikon Gallery". Parkside Gallery. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Jesse Bruton (b.1933)". Art UK. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  4. ^ Jennings, Rose (29 August 2004). "Birmingham on the cutting-edge". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 May 2018.

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