WATKINS, Stephen

1976 - ?

Stephen Watkins

Stephen James Watkins, married in Hampshire in 2005 Verity Shepherd and they relocated to Doha, Qatar when they formed Watkins Artwork. Stephen is a qualified architect with 16 years in the industry spending nine years on a multibillion-dollar project at Sidra hospital in Doha, Qatar. Stephen started painting skylines on canvas in 2003 when living in Hampshire and a gallery in Southsea, Portsmouth exhibited some of his works which were all sold. Stephen works mainly in acrylic paint on canvas and after their move to Doha the ever-changing skyline was a great inspiration to Stephen and his work evolved from colourful skylines into arabesque abstract designs. He has produced skylines of a large number of cities around the world and to date has completed commissions in Houston, Texas and in London, Paris, New York, Cape Town, Doha, Bahrain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland with his first solo exhibition in 2016 at The Corridor, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Doha. In 2017, now with their three daughters, returned to the UK, relocating to Framlingham in Suffolk where his a member of the Suffolk Open Studios. From Suffolk he has exhibited at Brick Lane Gallery, London; Sussex Art Faire at Goodwood; The Aldeburgh Gallery, Aldeburgh and The Sentinel Gallery, Wivenhoe. http://www.stephenjwatkins.co.uk

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