Jim Moir, known to many by his stage name “Vic Reeves,” is a hugely versatile British artist renowned for his contributions to comedy, television, and the arts.
At age 22, Jim attended the Sir John Cass Art School in London. While art always remained his first passion, from the 1980’s onwards he established himself as a household name for his TV comedy work. Many will have fond memories of shows like Vic Reeves Big Night Out, Shooting Stars, and The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, each packed with anarchic, surreal humour.
More recently viewers have witnessed Jim’s artistic talent in Sky Art’s ‘Painting Birds with Jim and Nancy Moir’. A keen interest in the natural world has led Jim to create works that brilliantly capture British birdlife. These paintings complement his wonderfully eccentric and surreal artworks which, full of mischievous observations, draw a direct line from Jim’s TV comedy persona.
We’re thrilled to have Jim join the gallery as a guest artist this October.
‘Hey Presto Swine!’, a solo show featuring 40 new works, launches with a First View on Friday 20th October. Jim will be at gallery from 6pm to talk about his unique work. Join our mailing list below for your invite.