Geoffrey Wynne (Stoke-on-Trent, Inglaterra) inicia sus estudios artísticos desde niño, licenciándose en Bellas Artes en la Universidad de Staffordshire, donde escribe su tésis dedicada a la vida del pintor y acuarelista inglés Edward Burra.
Como tantos pintores y acuarelistas británicos, Geoffrey Wynne se siente atraido por España, residiendo en Granada desde 1988. En su haber, Geoffrey Wynne posée numeroso premios y distinciones, habiendo sido nombrado recientemente miembro del "Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour", la más alta institución de acuarela británica.

Geoffrey Wynne (Stoke-on-Trent, England) starts his artistic studies being a child at the prestigious Portland House Art School, afterwards he goes to the Burslen School finishing his Fine Art studies at Staffordshire University.
Like many British painters and watercolorists, as Apperley, Jonh S. Sargent and Stanier, he travels to Spain attracted by itsromanticism and beauty. He has been living in Granada since 1988. Geoffrey Wynne has won a large amount of awards and distinctions during his career and recently he has become a member of the prestigious "Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours".

"QUAYSIDE", obra premiada en 2005 por el Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour exhibition

Geoffrey Wynne se describe como un pintor al aire libre de acuarela,...los trabajos grandes como su "Quayside" obra premiada en 2005 por el Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour exhibition, las desarrolla en el estudio. La opinión de los jueces fue que este cuadro era un gran "tour de force" por su complejidad en la composición, donde los detalles son suprimidos para mantener el sentido de unidad pictórica. También tiene fuerza y soltura. Según Geoffrey "no hay caminos cortos para la práctica de la acuarela, sólo dedicación, observación de la naturaleza, práctica frecuente y confianza". Geoffrey Wynne. Ha sido elegido en el 2008 miembro del Real Instituto de Pintores de Acuarela del Reino Unido, (Royal Institute of Painters in Watecolour).
Frank Whitforf Sunday Times, 4/sep/2005

Geoffrey Wynne describes himself as “an open-air impressionist watercolour painter”, though he adds that “larger works”, this prizewinning picture among them, “are developed in the studio”. It struck the judges as something of a tour de force, a complex composition in which most of the detail had to be suppressed in order to preserve a sense of pictorial unity. It also has a vividness and directness not usually associated with paintings worked up from sketches and photographs.
Perhaps the most noteworthy aspect of this painting is the sheer number of people in it. According to the title, they are on a quay somewhere, and the number of suitcases they have with them suggests they have just landed from a boat on the first stage of a holiday. Yes, that’s almost right, Wynne told me, “except that we’re on the boat in the early morning, just arrived back from Mallorca, and the people are waiting to get on. This painting took a long time to finish, and many earlier attempts were abandoned. To achieve a unity, I immersed the half-finished painting in the bath, then added the black — it is actually Payne’s grey — with a big brush. It’s dangerous to do, because you can’t really control the effects. Then I reworked everything, establishing links with colour and tone throughout the composition, creating a kind of web or net of similar effects.” Because we are looking down from such a high viewpoint, the figures are foreshortened. Given the confidence with which they are treated, it is no surprise to learn that Wynne has been painting figure compositions since his student days more than 30 years ago.
Frank Whitforf Sunday Times, 4/sep/2005

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