The Twins (Lee and Jason)
by Mark Fairnington

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Oil on panel

Mark Fairnington undertook a BA in fine art at St Martins School of Art followed by an MA at Goldsmiths College. Fairnington’s work has been seen in numerous group and solo exhibitions in the UK, the USA and Europe and is held in collections including those of Deutsche Bank, the Arts Council Collection and the Imperial War Museum. He was previously selected for the BP Portrait Award 2013.

The portraits are of the artist’s sons, who are subjects he has painted since their birth. Although they usually wear differing clothes, the matching wetsuits emphasise their individual characteristics and personalities.

    The Twins (Lee and Jason) by Mark Fairnington, 2013
    © Mark Fairnington