Born in England in 1978, Rory Jon Dobner studied Fine Art foundation at Chelsea School of Art & Design before obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts, (Honors), at Central St.Martin's School of Art & Design. In 1998 he was awarded the prestigious title of Burns Young Artist of the Year.
A well travelled, international artist he has worked and exhibited, (both group and solo), in the UK, USA, Australia, Haiti, Hong Kong, and New Zealand before returning to the UK in 2005 and setting up his studio in Hampstead, London. His exhibitions include Enormous Tiny Art Show, LA; Top Edge Gallery, Hong Kong; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Wild Rains Gallery, Sydney; The Notting Hill Arts Club, London; Soho House, London; Greenwich Maritime Museum, London, Royal Academy, Bristol and The Opera Gallery, London
Using many different mediums, with a current focus on utilizing brushed stainless steel for paintings, to produce a wide range of original work, he has fulfilled a variety of impressive commissions and completed interior design projects for Agent Provocateur, MTV, Soho House Group, Babington House Hotel, Christian Dior, Candy & Candy, Ibiza Rocks House Hotel, Fortnum & Mason, Arcadia Group, British Telecom, Matrushka Interior Design, Annina Vogel Jewellery, Robert Downey Junior, Shizaru - Mayfair, Waitrose, The Hong Kong Cancer Trust, IBM, Heston Blumenthal, Robin Ellis Design & Build, Roost Living, Sean Cochrane Interior Design, Shop At BlueBird, Arkadius Couture & On Off London Fashion Week.
Please contact Rory Dobner direct if you would like any further information on any of his work or interior design projects shown on this site or if you wish to commission Rory or to discuss an interior design project you would like Rory to undertake or for trade & press requests.
Liberty (London, UK) stock a wide range of Rory's art in the store including a large range of framed 'Intricate Inks' as well as Rory's Furniture & Homeware items. Rory's work is available to buy in Liberty's Furniture & Homewares department (4th floor), their Gift Room (3rd Floor), the Stationery Room (Ground Floor) as well as in their Style Service Personal Shopping Rooms (2nd Floor). Liberty's online shop also carry an ever changing range of Rory's Art and Homewares items too. The Opera Gallery, Bond Street, London, W1 showcase Rory's painting's.