Painter, printmaker, sculptor and teacher, born in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He studied at Slade School of Fine Art, 1970–4, then gained his master’s degree at Chelsea School of Art, 1974–5. Le Brun was a visiting lecturer at Brighton, Wimbledon and at the Slade, 1976–83, from 1989 resuming teaching at the Slade. He was a prizewinner at John Moores Liverpool Exhibitions, 1978–80, and won a Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Printmakers’ Commission Award in 1983. In 1984 he did designs for a revival of the Ballet Imperial at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, produced in 1985; was guest of the Berlin Artists’ Programme of the DAAD in 1987–8; and in 1988 gained the Snowdonia Commission, Artists in National Parks, organised by the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)