'Water Into Wine', Gerard Hemsworth

Painting with the outline of a bear in a skirt pouring a cup of water over a bunch of grapes

Acrylic on canvas, 213.5 x 153cm, 2006

Artist's statement

‘Miracles happen all the time, it’s just a question of faith.’


Gerard Hemsworth was born in London in 1945. He studied at St. Martin’s School of Art London 1963-67 and is currently Professor of Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His recent group exhibitions include The Final Floor Show Objectif_Exhibitions Antwerp 2005, Death is Part of the Process? Void Derry 2005 and The Bestiary Jill George Gallery London 2005. His solo exhibition Gerard Hemsworth: Mushrooms in the Rain was at Galeria Brito Cimino São Paulo in 2005. Exhibited in John Moores 5 (junior section) 1965, John Moores 21 1999 and John Moores 22 2002.