Artist Profile: Gary Waters
Gary Waters is an illustrator, photographer and painter. He was born in Wales and studied in England at Birmingham College of Art. He received his Masters degree at the prestigious Royal College of Art where he was awarded the Ogilvy, Benson and Mather award for advertising photography.
Gary's clients range from specialized music publications such as Jazz News and Modern Drummer to Hallmark greetings cards and the French Tourist Board.
His paintings have been exhibited throughout Europe in solo shows in Venice, London, Nice and Toulouse. His work is in private, public and corporate collections worldwide including Cleveland Museum, Rank, Leeds University and Penguin Books. He has also taught in colleges of art in the United States, France and the U.K.
In 1991 he left the U.K. to live in a small rural village in South West France where he continues his busy and varied life which includes finding time to cycle in the mountains and swim in nearby lakes.