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Brian Lewis, GreenPebble, Michael Charles -

Original Article featured on greenpebble.co.uk, written by Michael Charles.  When Brian Lewis first started out as a professional painter, his work did not sell sufficiently for him to live off his work. Michael Charles reports on how a series of changes has enabled this artist to turn his fortunes around. Most people who visit Cromer or Sheringham will see Brian Lewis’s bright happy paintings of seals in boats smiling fondly at the little humans on their beach, or bus loads of seals sightseeing on the front. But few know this 62 year old, happy, financially successful artist has the heavy weight...

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Brian Lewis, The Secret Art Collector -

Article featured on The Secret Art Collector. Written by David Tattersall.    Brian Lewis is one of Norfolk’s best-loved, working artists.   He and his Bees Hall Studio is almost a north Norfolk coastal institution: tourists and art lovers flock to the Yellow Icon establishment like flights of migratory birds.   His reproduction prints sell in their thousands: his original paintings sell for thousands… and rightly so.   Everyone… [well almost everyone]… loves the ‘Life of artist, Brian’ and his wicked sense of humour.   How could anyone not laugh at the Brian’s famous Blakeney Point paintings of seals ‘looking...

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ArtSpace, Brian Lewis, YolaSite -

Brian studied art for 13 years, with his last student days spent at the Royal Academy Schools. He then began producing and exhibiting abstract work,  supplementing his income by organising prestigious parties for city socialites. But his work was slow to sell, and it wasn't until he marked a move to Hindringham in 1992 with a change of style that his paintings began to attract attention from galleries and collectors. Brian moved to Bees Hall, Sheringham, in 1996, and his immediately recognisable, characteristically sunny paintings have since become highly sought after. Brian now paints what he enjoys most: scenes spotted locally,...

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Brian Lewis -

"In 1981 I moved to Norfolk after many years as a summer migrant. The first and only job I had here, before establishing myself as an artist, was assistant stage manager at the Wells Centre, which sadly, is no more. During my time there I drew posters for Liverpool poet Roger McGough, Innererklang Music Theatre, The Domus Quartet and many many more". "During this time I was walking the streets of Wells delivering my posters for display. The Quay always had a fascination for me. Having come from just south of London, this was very visually exciting new world for me, large ships docked...

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