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

Prunus in Flower

4. Prunus in Flower

Oil on board


5. Camber

Oil on board

Autumn Garden

6. Autumn Garden

Oil on board


7. Estuary

Oil on board

Bird of Prey I

8. Bird of Prey I

Oil on board


9. Ghost

Oil on board

Dymchurch Sands, Low Tide

10. Dymchurch Sands, Low Tide

Oil on board

Rough Sea

11. Rough Sea

Oil on board


13. Fairground

Oil on board

Watching the Sun go down

14. Watching the Sun go down

Oil on board

Card Seller, Venice

15. Card Seller, Venice

Oil on board


16. Wave

Oil on panel

Patio Evening

17. Patio Evening

Oil on board

Venice, Ferry and Liner

18. Venice, Ferry and Liner

Oil on board

Cornish Sea

19. Cornish Sea

Oil on board


20. Teignmouth

Oil on board

Venice the Lagoon

21. Venice the Lagoon

Oil on Panel

Garden, Dawn Light

22. Garden, Dawn Light

Oil on board

Tall Ships, Falmouth III

23. Tall Ships, Falmouth III

Oil on board

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