ABOUT DAN COOMBS
Dan Coombs was born in London in 1971, a graduate of Ruskin School, Oxford University (1989-92) and The Royal College of Art (1992-94). Dan was the Rome Scholar in Painting at the British School in Rome, Italy (1994-5).
Dan creates his compositions from studies in collage and paint , which unite his figures with entirely invented surroundings, landscape dream worlds and interior spaces. These are human encounters charged with a mysterious, symbolic power. They are explorations of guilt, beauty and fear of isolation, that draw on myth, religion and psychoanalysis in order to grasp the real within the imaginary…READ MORE…