Bryan Organ (b. 1935)

Bryan Organ is considered one of the leading English portrait painters of the 20th Century. His paintings have included portraits of prominent public figures and of members of the British Royal Family.  London’s National Portrait Gallery holds a total of 16 of his portraits of which 6 were commissioned by the Gallery’s Trustees.

Organ studied at Loughborough College of Art and the RA (1952-59) before returning to teach at Loughborough College of Art (1959-66). In 1967 Organ left the college to work full-time as an artist. His first solo exhibition was at Leicester City Art Gallery in 1958 when he was still a student. He is represented by The Redfern Gallery.

Organ lives and works in Leicestershire and London. He is a godfather to Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.