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Sue Hollinshead

Sue Hollinshead is a watercolour artist who is inspired by flowers and landscapes. She occasionally uses collage and gesso to add additional texture to her work, as well as experimenting with acrylic and pastel. Sue is a keen gardener and

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Vanessa Cuthbert

  Vanessa Cuthbert is a graduate from the Royal College of art who uses painting and printmaking primarily, and has also been engaged with moving image and installation. Her work spans various disciplines and is contemporary in nature. She loves

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Sherrelle Bailey

Sherrelle’s work is bold, decorative and exuberant; through art she celebrates the beauty of life, love and nature. She works in many different mediums; she very much enjoys the tactile process of handcrafting art from paper. Each piece of paper

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Sharon Robertson

Sharon Roberston is a local artist who specialises in a wide variety of media such a Jewellery, Fine Art, photography and alteration art. Sharon is particularly fond of up-cycling damaged, found or unwanted items into new works of art. Sharon

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Sharon Pendlebury

Sharon Pendlebury is a Bolton artist who has a passion for drawing and embroidery. Over the years she has developed a style and built up skills that have made her the artist that she is today. She is greatly influence

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Sarah Pritchard

Sarah Pritchard is an eco artist and retired drama and English teacher. Sarah has likened herself to a magpie as she is drawn to odd, mystical and shiny objects that catch the eye. She finds beauty where ever she is

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Saqab Ahmad

Saqab Ahmad is a local artist based in Stockport who works in a variety of media. Butterfly Branch “My idea came from thinking about a tree full of butterflies in my head. I then decided to have butterflies flying off

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Rob Cawley

Rob Cawley is an artist from High Wycombe who studied at Chelsea School of art in 1971-75. He has been in various exhibitions around the UK and has a keen interest in colour and composition. Seagulls 8 With this painting

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Norman Herringshaw

Norman Herringshaw is a local artist who works in a variety of mmedia. Flights of Fantasy A birds eye view of a flock of pure white birds flying over a multitude of colourful fields in a fantasy scene. Hidden in

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Monique Grainger

Art is to me a world away from this one. A world I have known since childhood and a world I hope to always know. This world enables me to express things I am unable to articulate and is not

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Minty Barlow

Minty Barlow is a mixed media artist based in the North West of England. She specialise in re-working childrens drawings to create a bespoke, collaborative piece of artwork. She also sells her own original pictures and prints, and she runs

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Michelle Topping

  “My drawings are a response to my surroundings and the environment that we live in, I’m currently exploring our relationship with nature whilst living in urban areas. Our craving for nature is always there although it can be easy

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Madeleine Williamson Pires

Madeleine Williamson Pires is a British-born artist, recently returned from Portugal where she lived for eight years. She did a degree in Fine Art and Visual Culture at the University of West of England, Bristol and has been developing her

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Karen Markham

Karen Markham is a Manchester based artist. Great Doodlebird “Great Doodlebird is a quirky image of a Great Tit surrounded by flowers. I have used the generic shape and markings of the Garden bird and doodled it up, using acrylic

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Jonah Newton

Jonah Newton is a local artist who creates unique collages using found objects and photographs the results. The images become transient memories of a moment in time. TwirlyBurd and The BuzzyBeez  These pictures were created from natural materials found at Aguamarina

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John Pindar

John Pindar John Pindar is a printmaking artist based in Bolton. His background is in teaching but since 2008 he has chosen to pursue his love of art. He is a regular member of Hot Bed Press Printmakers Studio in

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Jean Briers

Jean Briers is a self taught artist and member of Altrincham Society of artists. Jean works mainly in watercolour but also enjoy mixed media and oils. She is inspired by the beauty of the natural world, painting flowers, landscapes and

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John Lockwood

Born in Eccles in 1965, John Lockwood attended Eccles C of E High School and excelled in technical subjects such as Engineering and Technical Drawing. John has experienced many professions and has travelled the world. In 1999 he became a

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Jane Holford-Atkin

Jane Holdford-Atkin is an artist based in Bristol. She has been a wildlife,equestrian and canine artist for thirty eight years. She first learnt how to draw animals and birds from taxidermy specimens at Gloucester art college in 1976. Jane has

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Ewa Habdas

Ewa Habdas is a freelance photographer based in London. Photography is one of the many ways she examines reality. Her pictures are notes about the world she explores. Bath “You never know what you can meet just round the corner.

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David Tarrant

David Tarrant is a self taught artist who has been painting and drawing for over 40 years. Living near the countryside, David depicts his local wildlife within his art and has create multiple works of British birds, foxes,hares and other

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Claire Crawford

Claire Crawford is an artist based in Lymm, Cheshire. Having a lifelong passion in art, Claire was inspired in her younger years by artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe, Picasso and Braque. She now paint and draws in her spare time

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Carolyn Birchall

Carolyn Birchall is an artist based in Kent who graduated from Fine Art at UCA Canterbury in 2013. Previously Csrolyn spent many years working as a garden designer. This experience of immersion in design composition, dealing with space and enclosure,

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Angela Hogan

Angela Hogan is a self-taught artist making original mixed media art on canvas and other surfaces. Her work has been described as feminine, ethereal and romantic. Her most recent work involves altering objects, e.g. vintage books, fabric doilies and wooden

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Alan Baker

Alan Baker is an artist from Newport in Shropshire with a BA in Contemporary Art from the University of Huddersfield and a MA in Fine Art from Manchester Metropolitan University. Untitled Alan’s interest is in the relationships between humans and

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Aina Taurina

  Aina Taurina is a creative artist and optimist. An endless curiosity and natural ability to observe things in details from an early age makes Aina’s picture very special. Born in Latvia, she moved to England in 2006 where she

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Agnieszka Matykaszek

Polish born Agnieszka Matyjaszek, known as Aggie, now resides in the UK, where she paints part time. Although her favourite medium is oil, she prefers and is not afraid to experiment with other media, including pen & ink, watercolours and

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Adam Bruderer

About Although raised in London, Adam’s base for many years has been Manchester, a city which is the location for many of his photographs. Having developed a long standing interest in photography into a daily passion, Adam has recently developed

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