Category Archives: Painting

Presence – Portraits @ The Chapel

Naomi (2017) Oil on linen, 50 x 70cm. Presence – New Portraits at The Chapel by Adele Wagstaff 28 August – 1st September – The Chapel, Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Old Brompton Rd, London, SW10 9UG. 2 – 6pm … Continue reading

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Presence – Portraits @ The Chapel

Adrian, detail (2017) oil on linen 60 x 86cm Presence – 28 August – 1st September @ The Chapel, Brompton Cemetery, 2 – 6pm daily.  

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Presence – New Portraits at The Chapel

My exhibition of new portraits will be installed later this month in the beautiful Chapel in the historic Brompton Cemetery. This will be the first time that this group of portraits, all painted during the last three years, will be … Continue reading

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Still Life Exhibition: In Quiet Contemplation

I will be showing a new collection of still life paintings next month at the Meditatio Centre, the gallery is upstairs in St. Mark’s Church, Myddelton Square London EC1R 1XX. (Just a short walk from Angel tube station). The exhibition … Continue reading

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A Portrait of Charlie

This portrait of Charlie began last summer following his retirement as Head of Putney School of Art & Design. The painting continued through to the autumn, having eight sittings in total. Last year I set out to paint a few … Continue reading

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Portrait Auction

Earlier in the year I offered a small number of portrait sittings to raise money for the British Red Cross following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. This is the resulting portrait that I painted during the early part of September following … Continue reading

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A Portrait in Progress – Alan

Two sittings in… oil on linen 40 x 50cm

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A Portrait of the Artist

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A Portrait of Adrian

‘Adrian’ 2017 oil on linen 24 x 34 inches

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Playing in the Gallery: A Weekend of Drawing & Music

I was thrilled when earlier in the year I was asked by the Royal Academy to teach a course on drawing musicians in it’s beautiful historic life room. Drawing and painting musicians in rehearsal has been a subject which has … Continue reading

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