John Ivor Stewart ATD ADAE PPPS FSBA


Gained the National Diploma in Design at the Belfast College of Art in 1960 followed by the Art Teacher’s Diploma at the University of Reading in the following year.

In the early sixties spent a year travelling throughout Spain and Morocco drawing and painting.

In 1974 attended a one year course of study at the Postgraduate School of Art Education, Cardiff College of Art obtaining the Advanced Diploma in Art Education awarded by the University of Wales.                                                 

Was elected a Founder Member of the Society of Botanical Artists in 1987. The following year was elected a member of the Pastel Society where he has served as Hon Treasurer, Membership Secretary and President, currently the Education Officer.


Received the Daler-Rowney award on three occasions at Pastel Society Exhibitions held in the Mall Galleries. 
Was the first recipient of the Joyce Cummings award at the Society of Botanical  Artists Exhibition held at Westminster Gallery (both these galleries are in London).
Awarded the ‘Grand Prix de Peinture’ at XIe Festival European des Art et de La Poesie at La Seine-sur-Mer, Var , Provence in 1999.

Retired from full-time teaching in 1990.

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A three year diploma course in Graphic Design at High Wycombe College of Art led to a career in design and illustration. Since 1988 I have been able to paint on a full-time basis, initially using pastel.
I now also paint in acrylic, oils or mixed -media including collage and subjects include landscape, townscapes, coastal scenes and forests.
I exhibit work mainly in London and the south and my work has been selected for the following group exhibitions.

Group Exhibitions:

Society of Botanical Artists
RA Summer Exhibition
Pastel Society
Society of Women Artists
Royal Society of Marine Artists
Royal West of England Academy
New English Art Club.

I am a member of the Society of Women Artists and the Pastel Society, showing work at the Mall Galleries each year.

Articles published:
The Artist magazine 1996.

Muse Magazine 2009, 

Leisure Painter 2010, 

Pastel Journal (America) 2010,

The Artist magazine in January 2012 ,

Pratique des Arts magazine July 2012.  

Artists & Illustrators magazine 2014.





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