Initialed & numbered, signed label verso Acrylic on board 7 ¾ x 7 ¾ inches Framed size 11 ¾ x 11 ¾ inches
Julian studied at Eastbourne College of Art and Design and went on to do a one year Foundation course from 1970 -71, three years Illustration from 1971-74 and a one year Graphic Design course from 1981-82. He is based in the UK and paints the landscape, coastline and urban areas in a style recently described as 'contemporary realism'. In 2004 Julian responded to a call for works in the style of 1930s travel posters. He was successful in having 2 originals purchased for the House of Lords permanent collection. He then created a series of 12 in similar style including views of Hastings Old Town, Alfriston, Shoreham by Sea and Dallington. Since 2008 Julian has been creating a 'daily' painting and in 2010 exhibited a collection of 200 of these at Glyndebourne Opera House near Lewes in East Sussex. He has created paintings during the Glyndebourne Festival for the past three years and has recently completed the 2014 season. Julian has exhibited at the following, The Birley Centre, Eastbourne; Green Tree Gallery, West Sussex; Avocet Gallery, Rye; Cuckoo, Cuckoo, Hastings; Red Rag Gallery, Bath; Medici Gallery, London; Glyndebourne Opera House, May - August 2103; The Birley Centre, Eastbourne Group exhibition; Glyndebourne Opera House, May - August 2102; The Birley Centre Eastbourne, Group exhibition April/May 2012; Artist in residence at Glyndebourne Opera House with continuous exhibition during the season, May - August 2011; Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.; Sussex 365 Glyndebourne Opera House; Eastbourne Group of Artists; Pelham House; Art Ete, Dieppein 2007, 2009, 2010; Open Houses 2005-2014. Brighton, Eastbourne, East Dean and Lewes (Artwave);The Stables, Hastings; House of Lords; Goodwood; Antwerp Classic Salon.
He has work in a number of private and public collections around the world including The House of Lords.