Celebrating becoming Mr. Alastair Faulkner, FRCS in front of a very special painting.
On Sunday 21st February 2021, I had the enormous privilege of opening the third season of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the week painting the wonderful actress, Nicola Coughlan! Known for her roles in Derry Girls and Bridgerton, she was an absolute dream of a sitter and here I share my experience.
Three Sisters – an incredible story of friendship, dedication and professionalism in three amazing nurses
I was thrilled that my painting “Clouds over Tay Rail Bridge” made it to the Big Art Show. Paisley’s largest ever open art exhibition!
Delighted to have a chat with fellow surgeons Mr. Greg Ekatah and Ms. Sesi Hotonu about surgery, art and everything in between!
Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year: The Exhibition is going on display! See my Self Portrait in Green Scrubs at Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park from Saturday 19th February – Sunday 5th June
“Trauma” goes on display at Surgeon’s Hall, Edinburgh until September 2022!
Delighted to feature on BBC Radio Scotland Mornings show with Jackie Brambles
Trauma – now on public display at the Dundee Blood Donor Centre, Caird Hall, Dundee!
I am thrilled to announce that I will be the featured artist opening the third season of the amazing Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week. My sitter? The phenomenal Nicola Coughlan of Derry Girls and Bridgerton fame!
A collision of two worlds: art and surgery.
Here is the story of a painting that defined my 2020 as featured in “Portraits for NHS Heroes”, “Healthcare Heroes Exhibition”, BBC News, The Courier, The Guardian Weekend and more.
Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week returns with the Radio One DJ Annie Mac!
Delighted to announce that my group portrait “Trauma” will be part of the Healthcare Heroes online exhibition #portraitsforNHSheroes
Nine weeks of art, creativity of community ends with the final portrait. The wonderful Mary Beard
A turning point in my painting. Switching it up from acrylics to oils!
This session was a dream. What a wonderful four hours between artist and sitter and my first all acrylic portrait. A joy!
Had an absolutely brilliant time painting the irreplaceable Noel Fielding. Enjoyed experimenting and being free!
Sky Arts continue Portrait Artist of the Week for another 4 weeks and I’m beyond thrilled! This week, the singer and actor Will Young.
There’s a familiar face! My portrait of John F. Kennedy was broadcast on the BBC Scotland Programme “Inside Central Station”
Had an absolutely hilarious morning painting along with Gareth Reid, winner of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017 and the entertaining sitter: criminal barrister and TV personality Robert Rinder
Week three of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week brought us world renowned photographer Rankin (and his hands)
The wonderful Bernadine Evaristo, author, Man Booker Prize winner and all round phenomenal sitter marked week 2 of Portrait Artist of the Week!
Had a brilliant morning joining thousands of other artists painting the choreographer and dancer Akram Kahn thanks to Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week Facebook Live stream!
Delighted to play a small concert on behalf of Sauchie Community Group dedicated to NHS workers across the country. Lose yourself in Mozart, Chopin and more…
Auction success for one of my prints on behalf of the charity World Orthopaedic Concern!
Absolutely thrilled to be a finalist in the Portrait Competition hosted by the Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow and The Herald Newspaper!
I’m thrilled to announce I will be exhibiting my work at the first Dundee Arts Fair from the 24th-26th May 2019.
Overwhelmed by the response to this painting and that it’s found a new home!
Last month I had the privilege of attending the Portrait and Figure painting course at the Florence Academy of Art. It was certainly an education!
My first international showcase of my art is coming to Barcelona!
My first art fair is finished and what an experience! Thank you all for the fabulous company (and sales!)
I am thrilled to announce I will be showcasing my work at the upcoming Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on the 11th-13th May 2018.
Thrilled and honoured to compete in this year’s competition! Click here to read all about the process that went into the day
This month’s featured artwork is Self-portrait in green scrubs which was the painting that afforded me the opportunity to participate in the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018.
I’m excited to announce my new shop is open for business with some limited edition and other prints available to purchase!
This month’s featured work depicts the first completed painting I made in over 10 years and my journey back to art.
A brilliant exhibition showcasing the best in portraiture today. Here are my highlights.
The humble X-Ray is an essential diagnostic tool and I argue that it shares qualities with the finest art in the world.
This month’s featured work is “Vennel” – an Edinburgh scene inspired by the colours of fauvism.
Hello everyone and welcome to my website www.afaulknerart.com! This is my first website featuring my work and I’m excited to share it with you here.