Brian Rice was born in 1936 and studied at Yeovil School of Art and
He began exhibiting in 1961, has had 35 solo exhibitions and around 200 group exhibitions. His work has been shown outside the
Prizes include the Arnolfini Open Painting Prize 1963; Westward TV Print Prize 1971; Millfield Open 2003; Evolver Prize 2007.
His work is featured in two recent publications on print collecting: 'Modern and Contemporary Prints, a Practical Guide to Collecting' by Phoebe Phillips and Tom Robb, and 'Collecting Original Prints' by Rosemary Simmons. He also featured in the BBC Time Shift programme, '
Rice made his first prints in 1953 and has been making prints continuously since that date. He was elected Chairman of the Printmakers Council in 1974 and served in that position for three years. He has worked in all of the recognised print media, but is currently enjoying making screenprints with the publishers Artizan Editions