Stephen Wiltshire – the Cityscape artist

Stephen Wiltshire – the Cityscape artist

Stephen Wiltshire is an artist who draws and paints detailed cityscapes.

He has a particular talent for drawing lifelike, accurate representations of cities, sometimes after having only observed them briefly. He was awarded an MBE for services to the art world in 2006. He studied Fine Art at City & Guilds Art College. His work is popular all over the world, and is held in a number of important collections.

Stephen was born in London to West Indian parents on 24th April, 1974. As a child he was mute, and did not relate to other people. Aged three, he was diagnosed as autistic. He had no language and lived entirely in his own world.

At the age of five, Stephen was sent to Queensmill School in London, where it was noticed that the only pastime he enjoyed was drawing. It soon became apparent he communicated with the world through the language of drawing; first animals, then London buses, and finally buildings. These drawings show a masterful perspective, a whimsical line, and reveal a natural innate artistry. read on

Stephen appeared on ABC News Good Morning America on the 13th of February 2008.  (shown in this video)

Stephen wowed the viewers with a quick sketch of Piccadilly Circus after a 10 minutes glimpse of the landmark. Stephen has also been named as Person of The Week on ABC World News with Charles Gibson. Nick Watt and Olivia Sterns reports.

His  website address is: http://www.stephenwiltshire.co.uk/index.aspx

Stephen Wiltshire YouTube Channel

You can always watch Stephen’s videos on his YouTube channel too. Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

You can also see his videos on his website here: http://www.stephenwiltshire.co.uk/videos.aspx?page=1

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