EX-HULL ARTIST MADE
MEMBER OF ROYAL ACADEMY
Hull School of Art and Design graduate
David Remfry has been elected a member of the Royal Academy of Arts.
comes just months six months after Remfry returned to Hull
for a special exhibition of his paintings at the Ferens Art Gallery.
figurative painter who studied painting and etching in Hull,
Remfry now lives and works in New
York. He has a well established reputation as a
draughtsman and watercolourist and has had more than 50 solo exhibitions in
Europe and America.
He studied at the art
school on Anlaby Road
until 1964 before moving to London.
He began painting in watercolours in 1979 and moved to New York in 1995.
He had his
first solo show in London
in 1973 and has since had more than 50 international solo exhibitions. His
first show in the United States
was at the Ankrum Gallery in Los Angeles in 1980
and he has since exhibited regularly at galleries in New
York, Los Angeles and Florida.
His solo shows
in England have included the
Gallery in Hull
(1975 and 2005), Middlesbrough Art Gallery,
the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria
and Albert Museum. He has exhibited many times at
galleries in Holland and Germany.
Remfry was elected
a member of the Royal Watercolour Society in 1987 and was made a Fellow of the
Royal Society of the Arts in 1989. In 2001 he was made an MBE for services to British art in America.
of the Royal Academy comprises 80 Royal Academicians,
all of whom are practising painters, sculptors, engravers, printmakers,
draughtsmen or architects.
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