Gary Hume RA.

Gary Hume RA

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Born: 09 May 1962

Elected: 24 May 2001

Royal Academician

Painter

Gary Hume graduated from Goldsmith’s College, London in 1988. His first group exhibitions were held that year at Karsten Schubert Ltd, London and in 'Freeze: Part II', at Surrey Docks, London.

Following his first solo show at Karsten Schubert Ltd, London (1989) he rapidly established an international reputation, exhibiting in numerous significant group exhibitions throughout the 1990s. He was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1996 and was winner of the Jerwood Painting Prize in 1997.