Kath Lowe - 'People's Prize' winner 2017 Members Exhibition

Kath Lowe Wins ‘People’s Prize’ at Stockport Members Exhibition 2017

This Years People’s Prize Winner is Kath Lowe MAFA announced on Saturday 15th April that Kath Lowe’s painting was voted by visitors to the 2017 members Exhibition at Stockport Memorial Art Gallery as the winner of the MAFA People’s Prize. Well done to Kath and well done to all the contributing members for making this…

Henry Quick Exhibition,8/4/17-14/5/17

Henry Quick and Paul Webster at Stockport Memorial Art Gallery 8th April – 14th May

BENEATH THE WAVES Photographs and paintings by Paul Webster & Henry Quick An exhibition of paintings and photographs entitled ‘Beneath the Waves’ to commemorate the centenary of the First World War at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery. The exhibition is a collaboration between Paul Webster, exhibiting black and white photographs of ships sunk during the…

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…

'In Flood' by Mary Campbell

Campbell, Mary

Mary Campbell Ormskirk I love to draw and paint people and scenes I observe at home and on journeys near and far. Sometimes immediately or maybe years later, this store of personal experiences inspires fresh visual ideas which I express in printmaking. In particular the process of making collagraph plates is a playful and on occasion…