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Creative Connections: London: Ealing


18 People in sitter grouping:

Creative Connections was a four year project (2012-2016) connecting young people in London with artists, to create new responses to the National Portrait Gallery's Collection. Each year, Creative Connections focused on a different London borough and explored the portraits, personalities and achievements of inspirational people in the Gallery's Collection associated with the selected borough. Each project included a high profile display at the Gallery accompanied by digital material.

Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Trevor Baylis

Trevor Baylis

1937-2018
Inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lillian Board

Lillian Board

1948-1970
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

1889-1977
Film actor and director
Sitter in 18 portraits
Margot Fonteyn

Margot Fonteyn

1919-1991
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 47 portraits
Sid James

Sid James

1913-1976
Actor
Sitter in 14 portraits
Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace

1815-1852
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen

1969-
Artist and film director
Sitter in 4 portraits
Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury

1946-1991
Vocalist, member of the band Queen
Sitter in 2 portraits
Spencer Perceval

Spencer Perceval

1762-1812
Prime Minister
Sitter in 19 portraits
Sir John Soane

Sir John Soane

1753-1837
Architect
Sitter in 7 portraits
Dusty Springfield

Dusty Springfield

1939-1999
Singer
Sitter in 14 portraits
Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend

1945-
Musician; singer, guitarist and composer for The Who; publisher and author
Sitter in 17 portraits
Ellen Cicely Wilkinson

Ellen Cicely Wilkinson

1891-1947
Labour politician; MP for Middlesbrough East and Jarrow, Minister for Education and Parliamentary Private Secretary
Sitter in 33 portraits
Paul Canoville

Paul Canoville

1962-
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gurinder Chadha

Gurinder Chadha

1960-
Film director and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch

1981-
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Henry Perkin

Sir William Henry Perkin

1838-1907
Chemist
Sitter in 9 portraits