Born in 1958 in Los Angeles, California, Jay Kirkman moved to the UK in 1973, studying at the West Surrey College of Art and Camberwell School of Art. Among Britain’s foremost equestrian artists, he perfectly captures the essence of his subjects whether working in oil or pastel. His paintings are included in prestigious private collections worldwide, including that of the Duke of Roxburghe, Lady Juliet Tadgell, and Mr and Mrs Crispin Odey.