Ian Phenna is a portrait artist from Liverpool, England. Now back in the UK after travelling and painting around the world, he has exhibited on streets and in galleries across the UK, Europe and Sydey and has work in private collections worldwide.
His ability to migrate between different mediums is his real talent. With a love of street art gained from his early days, Ian has always had incredible skills with a brush or a spray can in his hand and originally started by daubing paint on walls.
Known mostly for his portrait and figurative work, he brings significant elements of street style to his contemporary based approach.
Ian has for years produced thoughtful and provocative work via a variety of mediums, he now creates paintings, drawings and mixed media artworks if not painting on the street.
Referring to popular culture and the urban environment, he layers up colour, texture and text into his portraits.