Wayne Clough - Artist

Trying to comprehend my ‘lived experience’ has become a crucial factor in the type of subjects I chose to paint. With portraiture at the forefront of my practice I wish to critically explore my personal relationship to cultural and political phenomena that shapes my ‘reality’.

Biography
Wayne Clough was born in Bradford in 1975 and attended Bradford College and Wimbledon School of Art London.

Notable exhibitions include:
Chaiya Art Award 2021, Oxo Gallery, London
New Light Prize 2020, various locations; Castlegate Prize, Cockermouth, Cumbria; Derwent Art Prize 2020, online; The Ruskin Prize 2019, The Holden Gallery Manchester; Made in Britian, The National Gallery of Gdansk 2019; Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2018; John Moores Painting Prize 2014, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool; BP Portrait Award 2014, National Portrait Gallery London; John Moores Painting Prize 2012, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool.

Publications:
500 Portraits 25 Years of the BP Portrait Award.