Born in Northumberland, Ian Robinson worked in the Oil & Gas Industry until moving to London in 2007 to study painting at Wimbledon College of Art. Ian has continued to work with The Muse Gallery since his first solo show in 2011. His works “Remix” and “favourites” are included in the 2020 Northern Lights Art prize.
Creating oil paintings inspired by people’s passions and their collections such as lovingly rendered and curated records, magazines, books and iconic objects. Ian’s imagery revels in the collected material found in museum collections, libraries, second hand shops, auctions, private collections and UK pop culture.
Paintings, prints, multiples, commissions and drawings are available on this website or on enquiry. Work is for sale in Paul Smith Floral Street and with various online platforms such as Rise Art, Affordable Art fair, artfloor, Artrepublic, artfully sorted, modern art buyer, Saatchi Art and on 1st dibs & Artsy with Joanna Bryant projects.
Solo Show at Ground Level Gallery 4th, 5th & 6th June 2021 73 Rivington street, Shoreditch. London
Solo Show at The Maritime Museum 30th June 2021- Newbiggin-by-the-sea, Northumberland.
Poppin' East at BMST Space 30th September 2021- 529 Kingsland Road, London, England, E8 4AR
New Light Northern Art prize 2020 -2021
Oct 11 - Dec 11- Guest Artist at RWA, 159 Autumn Open Exhibition, Bristol.
Front cover of Artist Newsletter magazine 2012.
Shortlisted for the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2019.
Winner of the Bryant & Keeling painting prize 2014.
Shortlisted for the Derwent drawing prize 2018.
First prize in the Landmark Plc Fine Art Award 2011.
Shortlisted for the New Light Northern Art prize 2017.
Shortlisted for the Griffin Art prize 2012.
Shortlisted for the Guasch/Coranty Foundation International Painting Prize 2012.
Work in Landmark Plc Collection at Heron Tower, London.
Shortlisted for the New Light Northern Art prize 2020.