Born in Essex in 1948, Trevor Sutton studied at Hornsey College of Art, and at Birmingham Polytechnic. He’s been a fellow at both Chelsea College of Art & Design, London (2000-2003), and the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland (2001).
Sutton’s recent solo exhibitions include: ‘Time of Day’, Eagle Gallery EMH Arts, London (2015); ‘Interior Landscape’, Galerie allerArt, Bludenz, Austria (2013); ‘Paradise Circus’, Flowers, London (2010); and ‘Trevor Sutton – Paintings, Another Function’, Tokyo (2010).
Recent group exhibitions include: the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London (2015); John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (2014); ‘New Possibilities: Abstract Paintings from the Seventies’, The Piper Gallery, London (2012); and ‘Constructed’, Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts, UEA, Norwich (2008).
Collections of the British Council, the Arts Council, the Tate Gallery, Deutsche Bank AG, and Ernst & Young, all in London, house Sutton’s work. Prizes the artist has won include the Sir Whitworth Wallis Award (1972), Arts Council Award (1976), John Moores Exhibition 12 (1980), Lorne Award (1989), and South Bank Banner Competition (1997).