"Known as "the
world's smallest engraver" for his miniature art
masterpieces, Graham Short has spent almost 50 years honing
his craft, going to physical and mental extremes to produce
the finest-quality miniature art engravings in the world.
Graham was born
in Birmingham in 1946, into a family with serious engraving
pedigree; an ancestor was Sir Francis Short, the renowned
Victorian hand engraver.
national newspaper discovered Graham's Gift, the demand for
his work was immediate and his first exhibition was a
complete sell out with the entire collection selling in just
seven minuets. Graham from this point forward would come to
be known as 'Hands of Genius' throughout the world.
in news and television features internationally and the subject of a
discovery documentary Graham is now considered one of the
most talented living artists in the world. His completed
masterpieces are collected by art enthusiasts from around
the world and his pieces are housed in some of the world's
most desirable postcodes and museum's.
piece is painstakingly produced stroke by stroke under
extreme circumstances by hand, often in the dead of night.
Each piece can take up to eight months to complete and each
exquisite piece is truly a work of art.
sells around the world and his artwork continues to rise in
value. Graham has only completed around 48 pieces in his
lifetime and he only produces around four pieces per year
making him one of the most collectable and desirable living
artists around today.