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, and drawings are available on enquiry.  Work is for sale with various online platforms such as Rise Art ( originals and prints), Affordable Art fair, artfloor, Artrepublic (prints) , artfully sorted, G&C Gallery, modern art buyer, Saatchi Art and on 1st dibs & Artsy with Joanna Bryant projects.


Solo Shows: 

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.  

Oct 12 - Solo Show at The Muse Gallery,  Portobello Road London.

Selected Shows:

Poppin' East at BMST Space 30th September 2021- 529 Kingsland Road, London, England, E8 4AR

 New Light Northern Art prize 2020 -2021 

THE BISCUIT FACTORY, Newcastle - 4th June 2021 – Mid August 2021
  BANKSIDE GALLERY, London -14th November 2021 – Late November 2021               
March 2019 - Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize. Mall Galleries, The Mall, London. 
July 2019 - Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize. Mall Galleries, The Mall, London.
July 2018 - Derwent drawing prize. Mall Galleries, The Mall, London. 
Oct 18 - Still Life group exhibition. G&C gallery Tunbridge Wells.
Jan 18 - 12 Hughes. HIx gallery, Shoreditch London
June 17 - New Light Northern Art prize 2017. Various galleries
Nov 14 - Painting Now exhibitionand Various dates in Affordable art fair.One Church St gallery, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire.
Various - Group shows at The Muse Gallery, London. Nov - Dec 12 - Griffin Art Prize Exhibition. 
June - July 12 - Guasch Coranty Foundation International Painting Prize, Sala Tecla Sala de l'Hospitalet, Barcelona.

Oct 11 - Dec 11- Guest Artist at RWA, 159 Autumn Open Exhibition, Bristol.



Press And Awards:


Featured in the Aesthetica Art prize Anthology 2016 & 2018.
Interview Artist & Illustrator magazine 2017.

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.



©Ian Robinson 2020