john dobbs NEAC

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John Dobbs was born in Windsor in 1961. He grew up in Denham, Buckinghamshire before moving to nearby Harefield, Middlesex where he now lives with his wife Zoe. John trained and worked as a Draughtsman in electrical engineering before becoming a full time artist in 2003. John was awarded the New English Art Club Drawing Scholarship for 2012 and was elected as a member of the NEAC in 2015.

 

 

Recent exhibitions

New English Art Club Group Show, Linden Hall Studio, Deal, Kent 2017

Royal Society of British Artists  2017

New English Art Club Annual Exhibition  2009, 2010,  2012 - 2016

Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition 2010 - 2016

Lynn Painter Stainers Prize  2016

Ing Discerning Eye  2015

 

"When I go out to paint, my aim is to capture the essence of what I see as simply and unselfconsciously as possible. I am looking at the interactions of colour and shape, and through the accumulation of paint, the image finds itself. I keep going until my energy runs out."

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