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Adele Wagstaff

Adele Wagstaff

Biography

Preferred Medium: 
oil on linen
drawing
etching - drypoint
Describe the extent of your talent as an artist: 
Adele Wagstaff graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne with a BA (Hons) Degree in Fine Art and a Masters Degree from the Slade School of Fine Art. Her work focuses on the observed and is inspired by the figure, portrait and those everyday objects found around us. Group exhibitions have included BP Portrait Award NPG, Jerwood Drawing Prize, Discerning Eye and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Recent projects include a series of portraits made during stays in a small community in Luxor, Egypt inspired by the Hawara portraits. These portraits have resulted in three solo shows, Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery and two exhibitions at the Petrie Museum, UCL.
Formal Training: 
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Slade School of Fine Art