Stuart Pearson Wright features on BBC One's Extraordinary Portraits
Series 2, Episode 1
In this unlikely match, painter Stuart Pearson Wright is challenged to capture charity fundraiser Harriet Middleton's joy and love for her Shetlander heritage.
Cancer survivor Harriet volunteered her knitting skills to help raise over £100,000 to buy the island's only hospital an MRI scanner. Now she is paired with a painter who has been called one of the most gifted portrait artists of his generation. Stuart is well known for his figurative paintings and irreverent, sometimes humorous tone.
This link-up will see Stuart swap his paintbrush for knitting needles and forego his studio for the Scottish Isles to create a portrait that does the island proud, just as Harriet did.
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