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John Shelley

John Shelley paints the English countryside in a beautiful and almost surrealist style. John paints from his imagination while being inspired by the pastoral English countryside these dreamlike landscapes are created from fantasy.

John was born in Margate in 1938 and soon moved to Surrey. He went to Wimbledon Art School in 1953 where he studies painting, before going on to the Slade School in 1958. Here he met Anthony Gross who taught him etching.

In 1960 John was called up for National Service with the RAF and soon married, his wife encouraged him in painting, he submitted and was accepted to…

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