1944

 

Born Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

 


1961-64

 

Harrow School of Art


1964-67

 

Royal College of Art


1965

 

Sold drawings of Tangier to Queen magazine


1967

 

Group exhibition in New York. Group exhibition at Time - Life London

 


1970 

 

Group show in Tokyo


1971

 

Travels in Greece and Turkey


1972

 

A series of covers for Architectural Design Magazine

 


1973

 

Solo exhibition at Motif Gallery London

 


1974

 

London and Los Angeles


1975

 

Group show in Paris

 


1976

 

Drawings for the Sunday Times including a portrait of David Hockney


1977

 

Solo exhibition, 'Beautiful Beasts' at the Thumb Gallery London

Train Bleu to the South of France' drawings for the Radio Times

 

Drawings and prints in the V&A collection


1978

 

Solo Exhibition at Francis Kyle Gallery

Portrait of Peter Sellers in Vienna, of Lord Boothby for the Guardian and Elizabeth Smart for Harpers


1979

 

Travels in India, Egypt, Haiti, New York

Portrait of Mary Quant for the cover of Time Out


1980

 

Travels in Morocco 

Poster for BBC Proms London

Portraits of Kenneth MacMillan and Zandra Rhodes


1981

 

Portrait of Lady Diana for a Time Magazine Cover [Unused]

Drawings for Ian Mcewan for The South Bank Show on television.

Portrait of Sir Peter Pears


1982

 

The Costume Party' solo exhibition of pastels at the Francis Kyle Gallery, London

'Theatre Stamps' drawn for the British Post Office, won the top prizes in an international competition in Italy, including 'The Most Beautiful stamp in the World'

A Drawing of Pope John Paul II, used as a sleeve for a record of his sermons in the U.K., now in the Vatican


1983

 

Contributed by invitation to an exhibition of 'British Contemporary Painting' at the Museo Municipale Madrid

'The Male Nude' a group exhibition London

Exhibited at the Greene Street Gallery New York

Portrait of Germaine Greer


1984

 

'Paintings' solo exhibition at Francis Kyle Gallery London

Print retrospective at Seen Gallery London

'Drawings' Exhibition at Masavi Art Centre New York


1985

 

Solo exhibition 'In Arcadia' at the Francis Kyle Gallery

Drew 'Christmas Pantomime' stamps for the British Post Office

Awarded the Phillips Gold Medal for stamp design


1986

 

Portrait of William Golding, Nobel prize winning author, bought by The National Portrait Gallery

Invited exhibitor at the Royal Academy

Travels in the USA

Portrait of Kingsley Amis


1987

 

Living in Paris

Designed sets and costumes for Madame Butterfly at the Monte Carlo Opera [Unfinished]


1988

 

Paintings for 'Circus' Exhibition at the Theatre Museum London

Prints Shown at The Royal College of Art

Solo Exhibition 'Nuits Blanche' at Francis Kyle Gallery


1989

 

Travels in Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands

Gave a lecture on my work at F.I.T. In New York


1990

 

Solo Exhibition 'The South Seas' at the Francis Kyle Gallery

 


1991

 

Paintings 'Mozart's Travels' shown at the Lincoln Center New York

 


1992

 

Travels in the Caribbean

'Martinique' Solo exhibition Francis Kyle Gallery London

 


1993

 

Portrait of Francis Partridge for a 'Bloomsbury' exhibition

Writing and drawing travel stories in Japan and Tangier for the Sunday Times and Key West for the Daily Telegraph

Portraits of Paul Bowles, the Hon. David Herbert, Edmund White and James Lord

 


1994

 

'Paris in August' solo exhibition at the Francis Kyle Gallery

'Paris in August' an illustrated diary published by Peter Owen

Travel stories with drawings from Egypt, Rajasthan and Majorca for the Sunday Times

Portraits of The Maharajah of Jodhpur and Paul Roche


1995

 

Travel stories with drawings from the Venice Carnival, St Petersburg and Sri Lanka for the Sunday Times

Portrait of Sir Arthur C Clarke now in the National Portrait Gallery


1996

 

Watercolours and drawings, solo show at Francis Kyle Gallery


1997

 

London, Paris and New York

 


1998

 

Solo exhibition 'Night Paintings' at Francis Kyle Gallery

 


1999

 

Living in Paris, portrait of Francoise Gilot

 


2000

 

'Art of Memory' Exhibition at Francis Kyle Gallery

Portrait of Simon Callow

2001

 

Illustrated 'Summer in the Country' by Poulet Malassis for the Erotic Book Society


2002

 

Living in Paris visited St Petersburg


2003

 

Illustrated a Charlotte Bronte unpublished novel in a supplement for the Times

 


2004

 

Paris, drawing of the Gangster's Wife

 


2005

 

'Carnival of Desire' a solo exhibition at the Chris Beetles Gallery London


2006

 

'Floral Room' paintings. Portrait of Peter Ackroyd

 


2007

 

New York, Paris, London. Drawings sold at Christies


2008

 

Paris


2009

 

'My Blue Heaven' an exhibition of drawings in Paris

 


2010

 

Paintings for 'The Art Of Travel'

 


2011

 

In memoriam drawings at the Chelsea Arts Club

 


2012

 

Drawing for 'Save the Children'


2013

 

'South of France' Paintings


2014

 

'Kensington Gardens' Drawings

 


2015

 

Drawing for Thea Porter at the Fashion Museum London


2016

 

Glasgow University received a bequest of drawings, made in the 1970s, for the Glasgow Citizens Theatre

Drawing of David Bowie sold at Christies

 


2017

 

'New York Days' Paintings

2020

Kensington Gardens Paintings

 

 

2021

The Who Sell Out re-issue with poster and t-shirts of Adrian's artwork

 

Died in Kensington, London

Promotional poster for The Who, included with the record The Who Sell Out (1967)

Contribution to a book of illustrated Beatles lyrics (1970)

Architectural Design cover (1971)

Portrait of designer Charles James at The Chelsea Hotel in NYC (1975)

Portrait of David Hockney for The Sunday Times (1976)

From 'Beautiful Beasts' (1977)

Portrait of Peter Sellers in Vienna (1978)

Portrait of Lord Boothby for The Guardian (1978)

Portrait of Mary Quant for Time Out (1979)

Portrait of Lady Diana Spencer for Time (1981)

Drawing of Pope John Paul II for a record sleeve, now in the Vatican (1982)

"The Most Beautiful Stamp in the World" (1982)

Portrait of Germaine Greer (1983)

'In Arcadia' Exhibition (1985)

Portrait of Sir William Golding (1986)

'Nuits Blanches' Exhibition (1988)

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Paul Gauguin's grave in the rain, Hiva Oa (1989)

From 'The South Seas' Exhibition (1990)

From 'Martinique' Exhibition (1992)

Portrait of Paul Bowles in Tangier (1993)

From Adrian George's book "Paris in August" (1994)

Portrait of Sir Arthur C Clarke (1995)

Made-up flowers (2001)

Illustration for Sunday Times' Charlotte Brontë serialisation (2003)

Portrait of 'The Gangster's Wife' in Paris (2004)

Mixed materials, Paris (2004)

From 'Carnival of Desire' Exhibition (2005)

From 'My Blue Heaven' Exhibition (2009)

From 'Kensington Gardens Drawings' (2014)

Portrait of David Bowie for the Sunday Times, sold in 2016

From 'New York Days' (2017)

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Kyoto memory (2019)