Chris Gollon is an established name in British painting. Born London, 1953, Gollon first came to the attention of the art world as a finalist in The Spectator Prize in 1989. He has since exhibited widely in Europe and the USA. He exhibited at ART’97 Chicago, and has had six solo museum shows in the UK. In 1998, he exhibited with Yoko Ono, David Bowie and Gavin Turk in ‘ROOT’, a crossover exhibition of contemporary music and art created by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, at the Chisenhale Gallery, London.