Painter and teacher, born in Clatterbridge, Wirral, Cheshire. Gained a first-class honours degree in fine art at University of Central England, Birmingham, 1990–3, then his master’s in painting, under Paul Huxley and Peter Doig, Royal College of Art, 1993–5. Was senior lecturer, University of Huddersfield from 1997, having residencies at Gloucester Cathedral, 1999–00, and National Gallery, 2000–1. A solo exhibition based on Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy toured from Gloucester Cathedral, 2000–1. Other one-man exhibitions included Lamont Gallery, 2000. Group shows included Lannon Gallery, New York, America, 1994; Mona Bismarck Foundation, Paris, France, 1995; Beaux Arts, 1996; and Eagle Gallery, 2000 and 2003. In 2001, Burrows won second prize in The Hunting Art Prizes.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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