Portrait of the Artist

Artist John Hubbard offically launched the book "Portrait of the Artist" at 7pm on Saturday 17 April to a packed gallery at the Bridport Arts Centre.

The book features 25 local painters and photographers, with examples of their work alongside studio portraits by George Wright and texts derived from interviews by Lu Orza. The project has been organised by artist Kit Glaisyer.

The exhibition continues until 11 May 2010, and the Bridport Arts Centre is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-4pm daily.

The book is now available for £19.95 from all good book shops. You can also order the book online for £19.95 and we will mail it to you for just £2.49 p&p.

Sorry! "Portrait of the Artist" 1st & 2nd editions are now sold out.

3rd Edition is due Summer 2012


(Samples pages & Back cover)

* 115 pages

* 80 Colour Images

* Foreword by photographer John Miles

* Introduction to the Bridport art scene by Kit Glaisyer

* 25 Artist Narratives by writer Lu Orza

* 25 Photographic Portraits by photographer George Wright

* 2 Examples of each artists work

* Artists include Dan Bendel, Greta Berlin, Alessandro Botto, John Boyd, David Brooke, Jollyon Carter, Gerry Dudgeon, Ian Dunn, Kit Glaisyer, Veronica Hudson, Caroline Ireland, Carolyne Kardia, David Risk Kennard, Andrew Leppard, Linzi Light, Boo Mallinson, Ian Middleton, Wendy Poole, John Rabbetts, Simon Read, Mark Russell, Clare Trenchard, Andrew Whittle, Terry Whitworth and David Worthington.

For more information about the Bridport art scene - www.bridport.org