Dennis Syrett was born in 1932 but he did not start painting until the age of 32, Syrett enjoyed his first major success four years later at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 1970. This propelled Syrett as an artist and his work became rapidly sought after. In 1971 Dennis Syrett began to dedicate all of his time to painting and galleries were eager to exhibit and promote his work. He submitted his work to various prestigious society exhibitions and was accepted for many.
As Syrett’s oil paintings gained acclaim, he was able to indulge his love of travel and combine this with his passion for painting. With his work in such high demand from galleries, shows in and around London he became more and more successful, Syrett was able to continue his travels and produce more work as a result.
Dennis then became a member of several Royal Societies, and has had multiple one man shows receiving wide acclaim. Dennis Syrett was elected as President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 2004. He is also a member of the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Society of Marine Artists and the London Sketch Club. Dennis’s original works are highly sought after and command many thousands. He has collectors in USA, France, UK, Australia, and Japan.