Martyn Brewster


Martyn Brewster makes paintings, drawings, and prints based on abstract or landscape themes. Through the lyrical and dynamic application of layers of vibrant colour, different places, moods or sensations are evoked. He has lived in Dorset close to the sea for over twenty years.

Brewster has had retrospective exhibitions at the Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum (1977), the Royal West of England Academy (2001), and the Study Gallery of Modern Art, Poole (2003) amongst others. He has won numerous awards and has work in private, public and corporate collections worldwide.

A study of his life and work by Simon Olding and Mel Gooding was published in 1997. Recently he was included in Re- Inventing the Landscape: Contemporary Painters and Dorset and Fifty Wessex Artists. A major publication Martyn Brewster – Prints 1975- 2007 by Vivienne Light and Simon Olding has been published by Canterton Books. ALL PUBLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN OUR GALLERY.

Collections include : Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Britain (library), British Museum, Russell- Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Arts Institute at Bournemouth and Bournemouth University.

Martyn Brewster is represented by Waterhouse & Dodd, Albemarle Street, London.