New Paintings: Top - The Last Dance, Middle - Daydreamer (sold), Bottom - two recent commissions.
The South West Academy's Summer Show 2011
Rupert's painting The Migrants was highly commended at The South West Academy's Summer Show 2011.
Oil on Canvas
12 x 36"
The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition 2011
The Mall Galleries - London
Rupert's Painting Broken Silence was selected from 1000 entries for this years show. This was the sixth successive year that his work has been exhibited at the society which is a rival to the national portrait gallery's BP Portrait Award. The show hosts commissioned portraits of celebrities and major public figures completed throughout the year by members of the society as well as outstanding work by non members selected through open submission.
|A four page article about the Black Dog Studios artists was published in the Cream of the Westcountry magazine 2008/9.|
|ITV Westcountry news reporter Bob Cruwys invited Rupert to contribute to a news feature called 'Hidden Gems in the Westcountry'. Bob's chosen gem was Tarr Steps, an ancient stone clapper bridge in an idyllic location on Exmoor. Rupert and Bob spent a fine summer's day outside painting and filming and the feature was aired in the summer of 2008.|
|Tarr Steps by Rupert W Brooks|
|Rupert's painting Salut d'Amour was selected for the 2008 Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Show held in the newly renovated Mall Galleries London.|
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