Stanley Bird is a Scottish artist based in Glasgow. After
pursuing a successful career in law, Stanley attended evening classes, at the
Glasgow School of Art in-order-to improve his technique and to widen his
experience of making art, before embarking on a new career as a professional artist.
Working mainly in acrylic Stanley’s work ranges from larger scale
representational portraits of animals, both in monochrome and colour, to
smaller more intimate works.
Recently Stanley has been
developing work of birds against bold flat colourful backgrounds and a series
of ‘dug’-shots, characterful portraits of Man’s Best Friend. He works with a
bold palette to create exciting images of the natural world, mainly birds,
animals, and trees: images which seize the imagination and which people can