Robert Mason

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Robert Mason (b.1946) studied at Hornsey College of Art and The British School at Rome. He won first prize in the Bayer Herlandschaften (UK) International in 1974 and second prize in the International Drawing Biennale in 1977.

Solo exhibitions include: Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, USA (1986 & 1991); A Line from East to West, British Council, Hong Kong (2000); and Substance and Shadow, Centro De Arte De Sao Joao de Madeira, Portugal (2004), and Monument and Myth at Edwin’s Gallery in Jarkarta, Indonesia, (2007).

Selected group exhibitions include: British Drawing, Hayward Gallery, London (1982); Contemporary British Painting, Mueso Municipal Madrid; John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 15, Walker Art Gallery (1987); British Museum, London (1996); 40 Artists – 40 Drawings (2005) and Pairs (2006) and 40 Artists - 80 Drawings (2009) all at The Drawing Gallery; Contemporary Drawing (2009), V&A; The Moment Of Privacy Has Passed; Usher Gallery Lincoln (2010).

His work is held in both public and private collections worldwide including: Arbetets Museum, Sweden; Arts Council of Great Britain; British Council; British Museum; Victoria & Albert Museum; Fitzwilliam Museum; The Government Picture Collection (UK); Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Yale Center for British Art; Government Picture Collection