Stuart Pearson Wright
Life and works
In 2001 he won the BP Portrait Award. Part of his reward was a commission to create a painting of six presidents of the National Academy. The result was described as "astounding", showing the men surrounding a dead chicken.
Gallus gallus with Still Life and Presidents – The BP Portrait Award winner
Pearson-Wright was conceived by artificial insemination, therefore does not know his father.
He is married to Polly and has a son, named Wulfred.
- Lucasta Miller (20 May 2006). "Enigma of arrival". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
- BP prizewinner accuses Tate of neglecting Britain's portrait artists - Media, News - Independent.co.uk
- Stuart Pearson Wright (1975-), Artist
- Maev Kennedy (20 June 2001). "BP prize for old flesh and fowl art". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
- Jessica Salter (29 November 2013). "Stuart Pearson Wright on Elvis, Keira Knightley and fatherhood". The Telegraph. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
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