1972 - ?

Chris Langley

Christopher Langley was born at Cape Town, South Africa in 1972. Educated in South Africa, matriculating from the South African College High School, Cape Town, before moving to the UK in 1991. He attended Suffolk College (now University Campus) 1991-1993 graduating with a Business and Technology Education Council National Diploma in General Art and Design and completed his art training at the University of Wolverhampton 1994-1997, gaining a B.A. (hons) in Art and Design, Sculpture with Photography. A sculptor, in wood, carved stone and metal and assisted sculptor Bernard Reynolds, also artist Deirdre Saunder in America. His paintings start with the laying of an iridescent acrylic ground, using gold as a substitute for a blue sky in medieval icon painting. The iridescent ground stands for the void or the ground of being and the landscapes or ‘plantscapes’ are built up from a limited range of marks to form a design. Chris is represented by Cape Gallery, Cape Town; I-Art Gallery, Cape Town and Prince Albert Gallery, Prince Albert, South Africa and his exhibitions, both paintings and sculptures, include The Waterlily Foundation in Cambridge; The Art Show at Alexandra Palace and Ipswich Art Society Annual Exhibition; Ipswich Open at Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, also at Minories, Colchester, Essex; Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, USA; Code Gallery, Bristol; Bury St Edmund's Art Gallery, Suffolk and many others. He had solo exhibitions at the Ice House Gallery, Holland Park, London; Untitled Artists Fair, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London and Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London. A friend of the Ipswich Art Society and exhibited from Valley View, Hadleigh Road, Ipswich in 2006 a mixed media 'Love in the Mist'. Chris undertakes a variety of private commissions, both for paintings and sculptures, for both Uk and international clients.

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