Artist’s pride at being taken on by Stoneman
By mpad_mark | Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 16:42
Chris Billington's Hot Dog (2010) - acrylic on canvas - is currently on display at The Stoneman Gallery in Penzance
artist has spoken of his pride after being taken on by one of UK’s leading
and printmaker, Chris Billington, has joined the Stoneman Gallery in Penzance.
The move will see
Chris exhibiting alongside works of artistic luminaries including Damien Hirst,
Sir Terry Frost, Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, David Hockney, Gary Hume and
“I take great pride
in being represented by the Stoneman Gallery,” said Chris, who is currently
getting ready for exhibitions in Germany and Spain.
“The gallery has a
fantastic reputation and they look after, and exhibit the work of, a number of
“It feels great to
be a part of it and I’m looking forward to building the relationship further.”
The gallery, which
is in Chapel Street, was founded by Linda Stoneman.
Her late husband,
the master printmaker, Hugh Stoneman, worked with a range of artists including
Sir Terry Frost, Grayson Perry and Gary Hume.
Linda said: “ When
Chris came to see me I was in the process of taking on new artists. I thought
his paintings and prints would fit in well with the other work.
“He’s very easy to
deal with and is so enthusiastic about his work and being part of the
Chris’ work ‘Hot
Dog’ can be seen at The Stoneman Gallery’s current ‘Dog Show’ exhibition until
Saturday, October 23.
information on The Stoneman Gallery please visit www.stonemanpublications.co.uk and for more information on Chris
Billington please visit www.chrisbillington.com