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Ian Cumberland  Banbridge, Northern Ireland

'Mirror Stage'
Oil on linen
'Black Hole'
Oil on linen

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About Ian

Ian Cumberland was born in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, in 1983. He received a BFA with First Class Honours from University of Ulster, where he was awarded the John and Rachael Turner Award in his specialization.

Cumberland has since been awarded the KPMG Emerging Artist Award and, for his Self-Portrait, the 2010 Davy Portrait Award. One in Two has been exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery. His first major solo exhibition took place at the Albemarle Gallery in London in 2008.

Ian appears in the following Top 10 lists





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"Nicely rendered, but thematically uninteresting."

"Unusual and fun subject matter in the second painting."

"incredible, all around. thanks"

"Great job on the first one!!"

"The first one kind of reminded me of Paul McCartney for some reason.Very well done. There's many different ways to view the second, I found it quite thought provoking."

"This is awesome I can't believe how good the composition is"


"Have nothing super intellectual to say about this painting it just really made an impression on me as soon as I saw it; it's amazing, I love it!"

"The solo image is almost too personal. A moment completely without artifice. Mesmorising."

"I appreciate the movement and subtlety of color in "Self-Portrait".The shadows are terrific in the second (love the chair)"

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