Andrew Hunt Commissioned by the BBC to Paint Rising Star Cillian Murphy for Peaky Blinders

Andrew Hunt Commissioned by the BBC to Paint Rising Star Cillian Murphy for Peaky Blinders


ARTZU is excited to announce that artist Andrew Hunt was recently commissioned by the BBC to paint three life size portraits of the main characters in the hit series Peaky Blinders.

Cillian Murphy’s Lead Character, Tommy Shelby from Peaky Blinders, makes an Appearance in the Paintings of Andrew Hunt

Last week’s first episode revealed the stunning portrait of Cillian Murphy’s lead character Tommy Shelby. Tommy Shelby is the dangerous but mesmerising leader of the Peaky Blinder’s gang, and the painting captures the conflicting elements of violence and compassion the character displays to spectacular effect.

Peaky Blinders Thomas Shelby Cillian Murphy Andrew Hunt Paintings Art

Set in Birmingham just after the First World War Peaky Blinders reveals the darker side of horse racing with the gangs meteoric rise to success.

Andrew Hunt’s Outstanding Ability as an Artist see his Paintings being Key to The Peaky Blinders Plot

 Andrew Hunt Peaky Blinders paintings


Hunt was selected for his outstanding ability to create extraordinary portraits with a particular flare for painting the overlooked lives of the working class.  This BBC commission takes Hunt to even greater heights with national and international exposure.

The paintings are an integral part to one of the plots so we hope you can join us in watching the series and contact us on twitter @ARTZU to share your thoughts…..

We look forward to hearing from you!