Portraits of the Artists by George Wright

Portraits of the Artists by George Wright

Portrait of Peter Hitchin, 2017 BOS Venue 9

“A painter of invented inconsequential figurative images.”

George Wright has documented dozens of Bridport artists over the years, and in 2010 he collaborated with Kit Glaisyer and Lu Orza (writer) to create the book and exhibition “Portrait of the Artist – 25 Bridport Painters & Sculptors”. His photography has taken him from Djibouti to Irian Jaya and his work has appeared in magazines and books worldwide. His photographs are in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery in London, Dorset County Council and Dorset County Hospital. He has exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum, New York, The Chicago Botanic Gardens and Bridport Art Centre. He continues to travel widely and has recently returned from an overland motorbike journey to Iran. He lives in Bridport.