Born in 1945 Brian West began painting in oils at a very early age. Now focusing his obvious natural talent within the world of sport, Brian successfully portrays the drama, colour and spectacle of a huge range of sporting events and activities. He has exhibited widely with great success, and has been commissioned by many famous names from the world of sport. Including Gary Lineker O.B.E, Peter Shilton O.B.E, M.B.E, Sir Alex Ferguson C.B.E, Gordon Strachan O.B.E, Sir Jack Hayward, David Gower O.B.E and many others. Additionally undertaking painting commissions for sporting institutions such as the Football Association, The Sports Council, Wembley Stadium Plc, The British Olympic Sailing Team and various football cricket and rugby clubs.