John Kingerlee is active/lives in England, Ireland. John Kingerlee is known for abstract landscape, figural head and animal painting, collage.
'Self Portrait in Morocco'
Biography John Kingerlee
John Kingerlee is noted for his multi-layered paint abstract heads and landscape compositions. Born in Birmingham, John Kingerlee attended a school run by the Marist Fathers before leaving to take up a series of jobs: gardener, part-time poet and then manager of a flour mill. It wasn't until 1962 at the age of 26 that he turned to art full time. Despite his lack of formal training in painting or drawing, he had his first solo exhibition in London in 1967.
By this time he had settled in Cornwall where he remained for 20 years, although he also spent long periods in Spain and Morocco before finally moving in 1982 to an isolated farmhouse on the Beara peninsular in County Cork, where he currentl
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