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Stephen Court was born at Kingston-upon-Thames in England in 1945. He studied at Yeovil School of Art, Birmingham College of Art & Design, University of Leeds Bretton Hall College and Leeds Metropolitan University. Awards including Somerset County Youth Art Exhibition prize, Royal Academy David Murray Traveling Scholarship, (traveled in France, Cornwall and Italy later), Royal Birmingham Society of Artists prize, Starpack Award, Nina Hosali prize, South Yorkshire Open Award and with Cosmopolis group from the Societa Dante Alighieri Awards for International Culture in the Arts

paintings
sizes range from small up to large mural.  Oil paintings and acrylic paintings on canvas, panel and cardboard.  On papers and cardboard in gouache, watercolour and acrylics .  Other artwork on paper as drawings, printmaking editions and monotypes.

other artworks
including, sculpture, environmental installations, colaboration dance set, theatre and creative arts projects and graphics.   He has practiced and taught in painting, drawing, print, also graphics, display and exhibition design.  Books published by RotoVision, edited by Betsy Hosegood, with a chapter by Stephen Court about gouache painting techniques ‘Inspiration to Paint Landscapes’ ISBN-2-88046-419-6 and ‘Inspiration to Paint Watercolours’ ISBN-2-88046-659-4.   Republications in English, Dutch, Danish and German. Daler Rowney Artists Newspaper Nov 2004 half page about mono-print and generating compositions.



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     selected exhibitions

HUDDERSFIELD ART GALLERY 1992, solo
DIORAMA GALLERY London 1997, Cosmopolis Group guest artist.
FPS LOGIA GALLERY London 1998, with Philip Worthe
WAKEFIELD CITY ART GALLERY 1995, solo.
LUPTON SQUARE GALLERY solo 1996 and in 1998 with Denis Bowen.
GYMNASE GALLERY BESANCON France 2005, exchange exhibition.
BATLEY ART GALLERY 1997, solo
GALLERY II UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD 1994 Printmakers Limited Editions, group
SCUNTHORPE MUSEUM & ART GALLERY North Lincolnshire Open Printmaking Exhibition, 1995.
L'IMPRONTA DI EMPOLI Italy 2002, drawings, selected group exhibition.



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