Alan Kingsbury was born in London in 1960. He studied Psychology and Art History at the University of Wales, and specialised in Old Master and Modern European painting whilst studying Art History for another year in London. In 1983 he was offered a student internship at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. Following this, he took up the post of cataloguer of modern paintings at Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers in London. He currently works as a full time artist in West Cornwall and exhibits his work through art fairs and galleries in London. Alan is an elected Academician of the Royal West of England Academy.