Justin Hawkes

Other art societies you belong to

BAPCR Associate

What led you to start painting?

Seeing the work of Paul Cezanne when at school visiting the Fitzwilliam in Cambridge.

Do you have a preference for painting style? If so, can you describe it?

Free association watercolour painting

Describe your perfect weekend

Playing Jazz and Painting

If you could give your teenage self one piece of advice, what would it be?

Look for your own politics

My favourite place to paint is (and why)?

A surface such as a table rather than an easel – The easel I associate with classical art. I paint on the surfaced that will help me free up painting from gravity.

Artists who inspire you

Frank Bowling, Jeremy Moon, Bridget Riley

The gallery I would always travel to visit is

The Serpentine

Your favourite colour to paint with?

Grey (made without black or white)

Best piece of advice you were ever given about art

There is more to do on some paintings

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