About The Artist:
In 2002 Stuart Spencer retired from Jaguar Cars as their Design Studio Model Manager to concentrate on painting. For two years he was also responsible for the Aston Martin Design Studio.
Stuart started his career as an apprentice in the printing trade at a Birmingham advertising agency where he specialised in typography and airbrush illustration. In 1966, he joined Rootes Motors as a technical illustrator in their Engineering Department. Rootes were taken over by Chrysler UK and subsequently Peugeot, Talbot, Citroen where Stuart worked in the Advanced Design Studio. In 1983, when Peugeot moved their Design Studio to Paris, Stuart joined Jaguar Cars.
In 1987, Stuart’s wife Mary set up a company, Spencer Trauts, to market his paintings, which were being requested worldwide. Since then his artwork has been published in many books and international magazines. Stuart is a Member of the Guild of Motoring Artists and has exhibited at the Detroit Henry Ford Academy, Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival, Monte Carlo, The Historic Motorsport Show, Race Retro and London’s Alexandra Palace, The British Museum of Transport, British Motor Shows, Donington, Brooklands and Silverstone Raceways.
Stuart’s clients include Jaguar Land Rover, Ford P.A.G., General Motors, Alitalia, Martini, Peugeot, SAAB, Audi and the Royal Automobile Club.
Private and corporate commissions are welcome. Stuart usually works from photographs specialising in portraits, cars and animals.
Classic and Motorsport (Cutaway and Portrait)
http://www.spencertrauts.com (Site down since 8/20/2020)