Martin Yeoman is one of the most gifted painters to emerge from the Royal Academy Schools in the late 1970’s.
Among his commissions to date are Her Majesty The Queen’s grandchildren, Sir Alan Hodgkin OM, Sir Brinsley Ford and the former Bishop of Birmingham Hugh Montefiori. Winner of the 2002 Ondaatje Portrait Prize, his work is both painterly and poetic. He is considered by many to be one of the finest draughtsmen working today and is sought after by artists and collectors alike. He has accompanied HRH The Prince of Wales on official overseas tours to India, Hong Kong and the Gulf States.
Born 1953. in 1974 Martin Yeoman was taught by Jane Dowling. As a result of this he became a guest student under Peter Greenham at The Royal Academy Schools from 1975-79. Awarded the silver medal for drawing and Richard Ford landscape scholarship to Spain. 1980 awarded the Elizabeth T. Greenshield scholarship award. 1981 and 1983 entered and hung in The Imperial Tobacco Portrait Competition at The National Portrait Gallery. Awarded Hamerson Purchase Prize 1984 and elected Member of the New English Art Club.