I BAPTIZE MYSELF - MIXED MEDIA. Stuart Semple lives and works in Dorset. He studied fine art at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park & has enjoyed over 15 solo exhibitions dedicated to his work in New York, Los Angeles, London, Milan and Hong Kong.
Semple's works have featured in numerous group shows, fairs and biennials and at institutions including, The Barbican, ICA London, Metropolitan Museum NY, Goss Michael Foundation, Coventry Center for Contemporary Art, Sao Paulo Biennale, Frieze, Art Basel Miami and the Hong Kong Art Fair. His pieces can be found in notable public and private collections including, The Getty, Langen and David Roberts foundation collections. Harvard Museum, Metropolitan Museum & Seoul Museum of art.
Semple has written for The Guardian, Huffington Post and held a weekly column for Art of England Magazine. He has presented an art and design show for the BBC and been featured in publications including Wired, Financial Times, GQ, Flash Art, ArtForum, Modern Painters, The Art Newspaper, New York Times and Architectural Digest.Semple has collaborated with cities including Melbourne, Dublin, London, Moscow and Manchester on major public art projects around happiness and inclusion. His most ambitious was Happy City (2018) In which he created several large scale public interventions throughout Denver. He regularly speaks on art and mental health and has appeared at Denver Art Museum, Oxford University, Royal College of Art, The Southbank Center, The Whitworth, Frieze London and others. On the first International Day of Happiness Stuart Semple was honoured by the UN with a Happiness Hero medal in recognition for his "HappyCloud" performance from Tate Modern in London. Semple is an ambassador mental health charity Mind, with whom he initiated the creative therapies fund throughout England and Wales. ORIGINAL MIXED MEDIA WATERCOLOUR, PASTEL, INK, PENCIL, CHARCOAL?? ON SAUNDERS WATERFORD WATERMARKED WOVE PAPER WITH PAPER STAMP. PROVENANCE : EX'MARTIN SUMMERS FINE ART LTD' OF LONDON.
THE ARTWORK WILL BE SUPPLIED WITH THE ORIGINAL GALLERY EXHIBITION LABEL. Generally good, bright, unfaded condition. Full original dimensions with deckle edges.A few little indentations to paper of the face & a few minor marks to corners of paper. Some undulations to paper from previous mounting. Some acid free tape residue to paper verso. PAPER SIZE: 76 CM X 57 CM. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK.
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