Football is Still Life

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About the Artist

Gary Armer is a realist painter of portraits, landscapes and still life who lives and works in rural Lancashire, North West England.

His latest project is entitled Football is Still Life, where he explores the narratives and themes associated with football memorabilia and fan culture through realist still life paintings.

Other recent bodies of work include Lancashire Plein Air which features scenes of rural Lancashire painted from life and Identity, a series of three portraits that explore themes of masculinity.

Alongside these projects the artist undertakes a variety of portrait commissions ranging from children, paintings of couples and family portraits through to formal commissions for weddings, the military and High Sheriffs.

You can find out how to commission a painting by the artist, see examples of recent works and find pricing information in the commission section.

In 2017 Gary’s portrait Not a Penny More was exhibited in the National Open Art Exhibition in London and was voted into the Top 10 of the World Art Vote. The painting can now be seen exhibited in the Football Is Art exhibition at the National Football Museum through until October 2019.

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“The National Football Museum worked with Gary in October 2018. Gary’s proposal to portray football-related objects in a still life painting was a brilliant idea, and a great fit for our Heritage Lottery Fund supported project ‘The Art of Football’…

“Seeing the still life painting take shape over the week was fascinating, and the finished piece was very impressive.”

Emma Hadley, National Football Museum

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