Michael Ashcroft MAFA Member

Ashcroft, Michael

Michael Ashcroft Preston Michael was born in Lancashire and studied art and design at Bishop Rawstorne high school. He also studied A-Level fine art and OCA portraiture at Runshaw College. He then moved on to further education at Blackburn College, doing city and guilds in life drawing. Michael’s early paintings were abstract acrylics and pastels which…

David Sprakes MAFA Member

Sprakes, David

David Sprakes Nottingham I work in both figurative and abstract forms of expression. The historical influences on my work stem from First and Second Generation twentieth century British sculpture and the sculpture of Constantin Brancusi. My ideas develop from a range of visual sources such as archeological forms, the landscape, and inanimate objects. Much of my…