Justin Mortimer (b.1970)

Mortimer studied at the Slade School of Fine Art. He won the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in 1991 and was subsequently commissioned by the Gallery to paint Harold Pinter for the Collection.

Since then he has undertaken a number of high profile commissions including portraits of HM The Queen, Sir Steve Redgrave and David Bowie. He has recently won the 2004 Eastaward in EastInternational, an annual international open exhibition at Norwich Gallery.