Tony Albert

Tony A by Hugo Fergusson

Tony Albert
by Hugo Fergusson
© Hugo Fergusson

Hugo Fergusson undertook foundation studies at Byam Shaw, University of the Arts London and a BA (Hons) degree in illustration at the University of Brighton. After working as a freelance commercial artist and illustrator, Fergusson has recently focused on projects with young people and adults with learning disabilities in addition to exhibiting in group and solo exhibitions in London.

The portrait is of Tony, one of the students whom Fergusson supported at the Poetry in Wood training project for adults with learning disabilities in Spitalfields. At a difficult time in the artist’s life, he appreciated the charismatic and endearing qualities of the participants and was glad to gain Tony’s agreement to sit for his portrait.

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