Kevin Hughes RI, Watercolour Artist
Born in 1947, he studied at Reading University and then worked for several years in London illustrating articles and books. For the last twenty five years he has concentrated on painting, mostly water colours of landscapes buildings and interiors. He occasionally works in pastel and oils. He lives with his partner in Marhamchurch, Cornwall.
His work has been shown in many galleries including:
- The Alresford Gallery
- The St. James Gallery, Bath
- Gallery Nine, Bath
- Walker Galleries, Honiton
- The New Grafton, Barnes
- Gallery Revel, New York
- Langham Fine Art, London
- The Mall Galleries, London
Permanent Collection: The Wessex Collection, Longleat.
He has had over twenty one man shows.
In 1997 Kevin Hughes won the Pro Arte Prize and in 1999 the Benton Humphries Prize, both at the Discerning Eye. In 2004 he won third prize at the Singer & Friedlander / Sunday Times Water Colour Competition. He won the Ranelagh Press Award at the 2006 Royal Institute Exhibition, and the Rowland Hilder Award at the 2007 Royal Institute Exhibition.
In 2000 he was elected to membership of The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour.