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Martin Yeoman


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Yeoman studied under Peter Greenham at the Royal Academy School, where he was awarded scholarships that allowed him to further study in Spain. Returning to England, he has been commissioned by the National Trust and most notably by the Royal Family ever since Yeoman first accompanied Prince Charles on a tour of the Gulf States in 1986 to teach the prince to paint. He went on to join the Prince on tours to Hong Kong, India and Nepal. In 1992 he was commissioned to draw the Queen's grandchildren for the 40th anniversary of her reign. Awarded the Ondaatje Prize for portraiture in 2002, he now teaches at the Royal Drawing School and is a member of the New English Art Club.

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Optional Information from Debretts which may help with the content of this page. Martin YEOMAN artist; occasional painting companion to HRH The Prince of Wales; RP; Solo Exhibitions Highgate Gallery 1986, Two Tours of the Middle East (Agnews) 1987, New Grafton Gallery 1990, The Queen's Grandchildren (National Portrait Gallery) 1993, Selected Works (Mompesson House National Trust) 1994, Christopher Wood Contemporary Art 1995, Yeoman's Yemen (British Council exhbn National Art Gallery Sana'a and John Martin of London) 1997, Paintings in the Holy Land (Alan Kluckow Fine Art) 2000, Hindustan to Malabar (Offer Waterman and Co) 2002, India (Indar Pasricha Fine Art) 2004; Group Exhibitions Royal Acad Summer Exhbn 1976-77, 1979-90 and 1992-96, Imperial Tobacco Portrait Award (National Portrait Gallery) 1981 and 1985, Six Young Artists (Agnews) 1985, Four Painters (New Grafton Gallery) 1987, The Long Perspective (National Trust Exhbn, Agnews) 1987, A Personal Choice (Fermoy Gallery) 1988, Salute to Turner (National Trust Exhbn, Agnews) 1989, The Order of Merit (National Portrait Gallery) 1992, The Last of the Tide (Queen's Gallery Buckingham Palace) 2015, BP Portrait Award (Nat Portrait Gallery) 2016; Work in Collections HM The Queen, HRH The Prince of Wales, Sir Brinsley Ford, Diocese of Birmingham, Baring Brothers, Grimsby Sch of Art, National Portrait Gallery, British Council, British Museum, Ruth Borchard Collection 2015; Awards David Murray Landscape scholar 1978, Richard Ford scholar 1979, Elizabeth Greenshield scholar 1980, Hamerson Purchase Prize 1984, Menana Joy Schwabe Prize 1996, Philip Soloman Drawing Prize 1998, The Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture 2002, Bill Turner Prize 2004, Woodhay Picture Gallery Prize for Drawing 2016, Doreen McIntosh Prize 2016

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