Stuart Pearson Wright
Life and worksEdit
In 2001 he won the BP Portrait Award with his painting of six presidents of the National Academy. It was described as "astounding", showing the men surrounding a dead chicken. As part of his prize he was commissioned to paint author J K Rowling and that painting is part of the National Collection.
Wright won the Garrick/Milne Prize in 2005. An exhibition of his work entitled Halfboy will be on show at The Heong Gallery of Downing College, Cambridge from 2 November 2018 to 6 February 2019.
Pearson-Wright was conceived by artificial insemination, therefore does not know his father. 
He is married to Polly and has a son, named Wulfred.
- Lucasta Miller (20 May 2006). "Enigma of arrival". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
- BP prizewinner accuses Tate of neglecting Britain's portrait artists - Media, News - Independent.co.uk
- Stuart Pearson Wright (1975-), Artist
- Maev Kennedy (20 June 2001). "BP prize for old flesh and fowl art". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
- Downing College website, http://www.dow.cam.ac.uk/cultural-life/heong-gallery/upcoming-exhibitions/halfboy-stuart-pearson-wright
- Jessica Salter (29 November 2013). "Stuart Pearson Wright on Elvis, Keira Knightley and fatherhood". The Telegraph. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
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