STUART PERSON WRIGHT
Stuart Pearson Wright (born 1975, Northampton) is an English portrait artist, winner of the BP Portrait Award.
Wright went to school in Eastbourne, Sussex and graduated from Slade School of Fine Art, University College of London (1995–1999), receiving a B.A. in Fine Art.
He won the BP Travel Prize in 1998. When he was 25 the National Portrait Gallery acquired his painting of the actor John Hurt.
In 2001 he won the BP Portrait Award. Part of his reward was a commission to create a painting of six presidents of the National Academy. The result was described as "astounding", showing the men surrounding a dead chicken.
Wright won the Garrick/Milne Prize