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Furr became the youngest artist to have ever officially painted Queen Elizabeth II, when in 1995 - at the age of twenty eight - he was invited by the Queen to paint her portrait at Buckingham Palace. The work was commissioned by and hangs at the Royal Overseas League, St James, London.

Notable recent portraits include Thomas and Melissa van Straubenzee, Burlesque Star - Dita Von Teese, the late HRH Crown Prince Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Blenheim Palace GE commission, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor for Westminster Cathedral and Tim Henman (for Robinsons).

In June 2004 the artist collected an AoC Gold Award at the House Of Commons, given to further education college alumni who have gone on to achieve excellence in their chosen field. Former winners include Jamie Oliver, Betty Boothroyd and Jimmy Choo.

Born in Heswall, Wirral in 1966. He lives in London with his wife Emma and three daughters.

He has exhibited around the world and at shows and galleries including the Saatchi Gallery in 2010 when he acted as Judge and curator for the 'Art of Giving', The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The National Portrait Gallery and the Royal Watercolour Society.

In 2012 Furr curated the Art exhibition 'Liverpool Love' featuring some of the countries leading and emerging artists at the New Museum of Liverpool in aid of the childrens hospice Claire House.

Furr has appeared on several television shows judging and teaching Art and written a book, entitled 'Take Art'.

Art work from Christian Furr features in the permanent collections of 45 Park Lane - Dorchester Collection and Cafe Royal, London.

He is currently on the council of the Chelsea Arts Club and was recently appointed to the committee of the British Inspiration Awards.