Fred Cuming

Featured artist

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24th June - 10th July


We are delighted to present a show of Fred Cuming's new works.

Fred Cuming

Fred has devoted his life to expressing the fleeting impressions of his surroundings, often painting the south coast of England in Devon and Cornwall, but more often Kent and Sussex where he lives. This show brings together his regular theme of these coastlines as well as international scenes of Crete and Venice. He also explores slightly more unusual subjects such as garden scenes and even birds of prey. These subjects are painted loosely with a restricted and light palette creating a dreamy effect. The soft tones and brush strokes used by Fred capture a unique moment in time and demonstrate an unquestionably incredible talent.

Born in London in 1930, Fred Cuming is among Britain’s most  outstanding, respected and poetic landscape painters. Fred was educated at Sidcup school of Art and Royal College of Art, London and has won numerous scholarships and prizes. He is a member of the New English Art, an Associate of the Royal College of Art and he became a full Royal Academician in 1974. In 2001, he was  given the honour of being the featured artist in the Royal  Academy’s Summer Exhibition, with an entire gallery dedicated to his work. In 2004, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the Arts at the University of Kent. Cuming had his first one-man show in 1978 at the Thackeray Gallery, London, and since then he has had an impressive list of exhibitions and accolades, not only in England but also internationally.

Fowey Harbour, October Sky

1. Fowey Harbour, October Sky

Oil on board

Tall Ships, Falmouth

2. Tall Ships, Falmouth

Oil on board

Camber Sands, Winter Sky

4. Camber Sands, Winter Sky

Oil on board

Prunus in Flower

5. Prunus in Flower

Oil on board


7. Camber

Oil on board

Autumn Garden

8. Autumn Garden

Oil on board


9. Estuary

Oil on board

Bird of Prey I

10. Bird of Prey I

Oil on board


11. Ghost

Oil on board

Dymchurch Sands, Low Tide

12. Dymchurch Sands, Low Tide

Oil on board

Rough Sea

13. Rough Sea

Oil on board

Dawn Walk

15. Dawn Walk

Oil on board

Watching the Sun go down

16. Watching the Sun go down

Oil on board

Tall Ships, Falmouth II

17. Tall Ships, Falmouth II

Oil on board

Card Seller, Venice

18. Card Seller, Venice

Oil on board

Storm, Romney Marsh

19. Storm, Romney Marsh

Oil on board


21. Wave

Oil on board

Patio Evening

22. Patio Evening

Oil on board

Venice, Ferry and Liner

23. Venice, Ferry and Liner

Oil on board

Cornish Sea

24. Cornish Sea

Oil on board


25. Teignmouth

Oil on board

Venice the Lagoon

28. Venice the Lagoon

Oil on Panel

Garden, Dawn Light

29. Garden, Dawn Light

Oil on board

Tall Ships, Falmouth III

30. Tall Ships, Falmouth III

Oil on board


31. Storm

Oil on board

Dungeness, October Sky

32. Dungeness, October Sky

Oil on canvas

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