Alex has been working as a professional artist for over 20 years. After completing his training at Chelsea College of Art and Camberwell College of Art, he had early success with inclusions in young artist exhibitions at Bonhams and Christies auction houses. In 2000, he received an MA in Fine Art from Canterbury Christ Church University. He spent a year as Artist-in-Residence at Ampleforth College where he taught GCSE and A level Art, as well as create work for an end of year exhibition. In 2001, he returned to London to work on paintings for exhibitions and complete a PGCE/PCET in Art. Alex has received a number of awards from the Federation of British Artists at The Mall Galleries, and exhibits regularly at established galleries in London and New York.
Alex brings his passion and knowledge from professional studio practice, into all of his teaching. He combines this with an extensive knowledge of Art History and the London contemporary art scene. He focuses on teaching practical drawing skills and painting techniques in a range of materials including: Pencil, charcoal, inks, oil paint, acrylic, watercolour and mixed media. Encouraging and developing an individual’s creativity and confidence, while providing practical and contextual guidance is a core part of Alex’s tutoring, whether in a one to one or group setting.
He is experienced at teaching art to all ages–from children to adults–and tailors his tutoring to what each student needs. Alex has the necessary knowledge to tutor for GCSE and A level Art and also teach individuals that would like art tuition for pleasure and personal development.