|Artist||Brendan Neiland RA|
|Description||The painting is based upon the library building. It expresses the optimism and dynamism associated with learning and the arts.|
|Location Current Site||The Aldrich Collection at the University of Brighton. Hanging in the Aldrich Library. Painting hanging in the Aldrich Library|
|Measurements Dimensions||6’ x 4’|
|Biography||1941: Born in Lichfield, Staffordshire
1992, 29th June: Elected to the RA. Category of Membership: Printmaker.
1996: Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
1996: Taught at the University of Brighton where he was appointed Professor of Painting.
1998: Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers
1998: Appointed Visiting Professor of Fine Art at Loughborough University
Elected Keeper of the Royal Academy of Arts, placing him in charge of the Royal Academy Schools.
|Education||1966-69: Studied at the Royal College of Art
1962-66: Studied at Birmingham College of Art
|Awards||1978: Prize in the John Moores Exhibition, Liverpool
1969: John Minton Scholarship
|Other Activities||Much of Neiland's recent work has been commissioned for corporate collections, and in 1998 he was commissioned by the Royal Mail for a postage stamp design.
1996: Monograph of his work entitled On Reflection was published by Motivate Publishing.
Neiland lives and works in London
|Institution||University of Brighton|
|Rights Owner||Brendan Neiland|
|Rights Status||UK HE use only|
|Style Period Period||Contemporary structural figuration|