Jerry Alexander was
born in Chingford and later moved to South West Essex, a
location with big landscapes, scattered farms and a
rawness to the agriculture of the area.
A Chartered Architect by profession,
Jerry studied Architecture and the History of Art at the
Universities of Durham and Newcastle upon Tyne.
Jerry Alexander is now an established
figure on the contemporary art scene and has played an
active part in art in West Essex, having been a member
of Islington, Essex and Theydon Art Clubs.
Jerry Alexander's background greatly
influenced his early painting experiences, working
entirely out of doors in all weathers. Today Alexander
alternates between site and studio.
Jerry Alexander’s interest focuses on
East Anglian and Mediterranean. He is drawn to the way
light and shade break up and change their mass.
Jerry Alexander recent abstract images
are based on a fluid interpretation of landscape. His
contemporary paintings are rich colour and texture.
Alexander uses bold colours generating energy,
persuading us not simply to view the landscape, but
rather to experience its true essence. Jerry Alexander
paintings can be found in art collections in the United
Kingdom, France and Japan.
Apart from his modern art
achievements, Jerry Alexander is an accomplished and
keen musician, playing traditional Irish and American
Music on Banjo, Bouzouki, and Mandolin also Jazz and
Classical music on guitar