Winter Show 2019Mixed work featuring brand new artists 7 Dec 2019 - 2 Jan 2020Save the Date for the Preview Weekend of our 2019 Winter Show from 12pm on Saturday 7th until 5pm on Sunday 8 December 2019.
With brand new work from Gallery-artists Rob Pointon, Peter Stanaway, David Bez, Kate Collins, and others, join us for the festivities; walls on both floors of the Gallery will be freshly hung with paintings from some of the leading artists in the region.
As part of our Winter Show, we are proud to announce the inclusion of some beautiful plein air and interior works by Peter Brown ROI NEAC; the ceramics of multi-award winning potter Phil Rogers; the magical tempera landscapes of Helen Clapcott; and two electric abstracts from one of Britain's most important exponents of abstract art: Sir Terry Frost RA.
The Northern BoysAn exhibition celebrating plein air painting 6 - 21 Apr 2019Have you looked out from a Manchester tram to see a figure before an easel, stooped under an umbrella, painting furiously in the driving rain? Chances are, you’ve seen one...
Adam Ralston and Alan ThompsonAn online showcase of brand new work 25 Jan - 8 Feb 2019Welcome to the online showcase for a large selection of brand new plein air paintings from Gallery-artists Adam Ralston and Alan Thompson. This is an online-only Gallery, and to celebrate the New Year, from 25 January – 8 February, we are offering free delivery on all paintings in the showcase.
First Impression [postponed]Adam Ralston: A Solo ExhibitionAdam Ralston’s extraordinary plein air paintings — from Venice, Manchester, London, and Blackpool’s promenade and beachfront — have been a major draw to the Gallery over the past few years. His uplifting colour palette and loose, impressionistic style have been a mainstay on the Gallery’s walls, and the works seem to shimmer with light and movement. We re-remember these familiar places with a glow of optimism.