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About the Artist

Rowan Vuglar was born in 1952 in the small town of Paeroa, New Zealand. 

In 1976, he went to Australia and, after brief studies at Mosman Art School in Perth, held his first one man show there in 1980. This contained some 90 pieces.

After a brief period of study at Sydney College of Art, and further exhibitions in Melbourne and Sydney, he travelled to the UK in 1986. In 1988 he joined the Stockwell Studios and exhibited there twice yearly until 2001. In all, he has held over 50 solo or joint exhibitions.

Rowan lives in Vauxhall, London, with his wife, the poet Jane Michelson (her poetry is available at, and his son and daughter-in-law.

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