Charlie Company

This painting is the largest and most ambitious I’ve ever attempted. The image is based on a photograph by my father’s cousin Martin Adler, a war reporter who travelled extensively in Africa and Asia and was killed in Somalia in 2006. Although primarily a journalist and camera-man, his photography is also inspiring.

Martin’s photography agency Panos Pictures has a comprehensive library of his work:

A documentary has recently been made of Martin’s life and works:

Charlie Company. 36″ x 24″, Oil on Canvas

I am delighted to say that I was recently awarded a prize by the Oxford Art Society as part of their Autumn exhibition. The Young Artist Competition was open to artists under the age of 35.

The Oxford Mail featured a story about this, and I was interviewed by That’s Oxfordshire TV about the painting:

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