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Signed limited edition prints by award winning Cumbrian artist Derek Eland

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Derek Eland

Derek Eland was born in Cumbria and has a Masters Degree in Contemporary Fine Art. In 2016 he was artist in residence at Everest Base Camp and in 2011 an official war artist in Afghanistan. He now paints his native Cumbrian landscape from his studio in the Lake District.

His work has received and been shortlisted for a number of awards including:

Winner of the Cumbria Artists' Open Exhibition, 2006

Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour Prize, 2005

Royal Watercolour Society's 'Watercolour 21', 2006

The International Celeste Art Prize, 2007

The Salon Art Prize, 2014

Arts Council Award, 2014

UK Museums and Heritage Award for Excellence, 2014

British Council Artists International Development Fund, 2016

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

Northern Light Gallery, Keswick, 2019-20

Gallery 81435, Mountainfilm, Telluride, Colorado, 2017

The Gallery at Rheged, 2017

Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art (mima), 2014-2015

'(Don't) Mention Dementia' touring exhibition, Malta, Birmingham, Glasgow, Bournemouth, 2013

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth. 2013

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, 2011-2012

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Through the Locking Glass, Rheged, 2021

Inigo Wing, Somerset House, London, 2017

The Coombe Gallery, Devon, 2017

The Wind Tunnels Project, Farnborough, 2014

Dna Projects Gallery, Sidney, Australia, 2013

The Griffin Gallery, London 2012-2013

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle 2010

'Kathmandu Open Door' Exhibition, London 2008

The Lowry, Salford 2006-2007

Bankside Gallery, London, 2006

The Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright, Scotland, 2006

The Mall Galleries, London, 2005

Manchester Town Hall, 2005

Royal Cambrian Academy of Arts, Wales, 2001

Derek is a Patron of Chilli Studios in Newcastle and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Cumbria. Public collections include: Liverpool Capital of Culture, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, The Argentine Football Association and Carlisle City Council. His work and projects have featured in The Guardian, The Independent, BBC Radio 4 Front Row, BBC One News, The i, Sunday Mirror, The Huffington Post and WNYC/New York Times.

His family are from generations of Cumbrian farmers and he is a member of the Bob Graham 24 Hour Club, having run 42 Lakeland fells within 24 hours. 

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