Limited Edition Prints

Chris Gilbert


Chris Gilbert was born in 1947. He studied Graphic Design at Plymouth College of Art and typography at the London College of Printing. He worked for Heals as publicity designer and also for Harrods. After five years working in a design group in Sevenoaks, he moved back to London. He worked freelance for several major publishers, designing books and book covers, using photography and illustration. He was also commissioned to produce documentary photographs for publishers, and local government.

In the late 1990s he undertook a major change in direction. After a period of studying life drawing he developed his interest in pastel painting, specialising in life drawing and landscape painting. In 2000/2001 he spent a year travelling and painting in Mexico. On his return to the U.K. he studied printmaking at Morley college. In 2002 he moved to Germany where he continued to work on etching and aquatint. His work has featured in The Artist’s and Illustrators Magazine and he continued to exhibit in Germany

Chris has recently returned to the U.K. and has settled in rural Sussex. He is continuing with landscape painting and he has recently set up a printmaking studio. Has exhibited in the Bite Exhibition, Mall Galleries, and is now exhibiting at the summer exhibition 2012 at The Biscuit Factory in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Original artworks

Chris Gilbert - Partridge in a Pear Tree