John Ambrose (1931 - 2010)Artist CornwallSkip to main navigation list
Artist John Ambrose is known for his impressionist paintings and is popular with collectors all over the world having held exhibitions in 1981, 1982 and 1983 in Germany where he has a strong reputation. John Ambrose has a strong presence in the West Country, particularly Cornwall where his paintings have been sold in the “Best of The West” auctions at W H Lane & Son, Penzance as well as through Cornish Art Galleries.
Famous for his atmospheric use of colour and the way he captures water and reflections John Ambrose usually features water in his paintings be it the Cornish sea or the waterways of Venice.
John Ambrose was born in 1931 in Brierly Hill Staffordshire and had a passion for painting from an early age. Ambrose trained in art in the West Midlands and had an engineering career before the pull of Cornwall experienced on holidays lured him to the Cornish Coast where he acquired a cottage and studio and lived for many years.
Return to Art in Cornwall page
View list of art galleries in Cornwall