Gary Wragg b. 1946


Gary Wragg is a contemporary British abstract artist who was born in High Wycombe, where he stayed to attend the local School of Art 1962-66. From 1966 to 1969, he studied at London’s Camberwell School of Art and then the Slade School of Fine Art, 1969-71.

He showed in British Painting 1974 at the Hayward Gallery in London in 1974 and British Painting 1952-77 at the Royal Academy, London in 1977. His first one-man show was at Acme Gallery, London in 1976. Since the 1980s he regularly had one-man shows at the Nicola Jacobs Gallery and at Flowers East in London and  was featured in the latter’s exhibitions British Abstract Art in 1994, the Small is Beautiful series (2004, 2008, 2011, 2013) and in a Paintings exhibition in 2008.

His work is held in many public collections including the Arts Council of Great Britain; the National Gallery of South Africa; the Pompidou Centre, Paris; the Slade School of Fine Art Collection, London; Victoria and Albert Museum, London and The Saatchi collection.