Vote for my Painting in the Jackson’s Emerging Artist Prize

I am delighted to reveal that my portrait "Not a Penny More" has made it on to the Longlist for the Jackson's Emerging Artist Prize! The portrait features a football supporting friend and was painted entirely from life via the sight-size method over the course of a number of sittings in my studio. If [...]

2018-12-08T22:23:16+00:00December 8th, 2018|News|

Still Life Painting at the National Football Museum

Last week I completed a residency at the National Football Museum in Manchester where I had the pleasure of painting some fantastic objects from the museum's collection. Please read on to find out all about the week and see photo and video highlights including the creation of the painting. The idea for the painting [...]

2018-11-01T10:21:39+00:00October 31st, 2018|News, Still Life|

Plein Air Painting in Switzerland

I enjoyed a great few days painting en plein air over in Switzerland earlier this month. I was based in the picturesque village of Givrins, near Nyon where I was able to paint the local Auberge, Jura Mountains and Lake Geneva. The gallery below shows a few progress shots of the three paintings. Painting [...]

2018-10-30T13:20:41+00:00October 28th, 2018|News, Plein Air|

Artist in Residence at the National Football Museum

This October, fine art and football will team up in Manchester as I’ll be painting as the artist in residence at the brilliant National Football Museum. I’m delighted to be working with the museum and helping to celebrate objects from their fabulous collection through the painting of a still life in oils. Painting From [...]

2018-10-18T09:50:30+00:00October 18th, 2018|News|

Once Upon a Time at Southport Flower Show

I had the pleasure of exhibiting at the fantastic Southport Flower Show at the weekend where I set up the essentials from the studio and painted a portrait and still life painting from life. I also displayed some examples of recent works including the first of my Lancashire Plein Air series and some brand [...]

2018-08-22T14:08:33+00:00August 22nd, 2018|News|

Painting from Life at Southport Flower Show

I am delighted to announce that I will be exhibiting at Southport Flower Show 2018. Not only that but I am running a competition with the Flower Show to reward one lucky winner with the chance to have their portrait painted from life at this year's show! Win a Fine Art Portrait - Painted [...]

2018-08-02T18:04:35+00:00August 2nd, 2018|News, Portraits|

“Not a Penny More” at the Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool

Portrait Exhibited as part of the 2018 OpenThe Grundy’s 2018 Open Art Exhibition opened recently and I was delighted to see my painting “Not a Penny More” exhibited alongside so many other brilliant artworks from the creatives of the Fylde Coast. This year's exhibition is described by the gallery as follows:“Demonstrating the wealth and breadth [...]

2018-02-01T00:30:04+00:00February 1st, 2018|Art Galleries, News, Portraits|

Portrait Shortlisted for the National Open Art Competition

I am delighted to announce that my portrait "Not a Penny More" has been shortlisted for the first round of the National Open Art Competition 2017! The portrait features a football supporting friend and was painted entirely from life via the sight-size method over the course of a number of sittings in my studio. [...]

2017-08-14T20:24:47+00:00August 14th, 2017|News|

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