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Art by Lindsey Moran
Art by Paul Kelly
Art by Keith Sweeney
Art by Graham Calderbank
Art by Phil McGinniss
Art by Gary McNamara
Art by Amanda McIntyre
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The Art Gallery
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Mixed Media Artist
Pdele is a Cheshire based mixed media artist, who exhibits extensively across the North West. The stimulus for her work is a vast collection of visual memories, expressed through the use of innate and spontaneously applied colour. Her main working method explores a passion for process, experimenting with a combination of oil and water based media, as well as multi layered collage fragments and marker pens.
www.adelewhite.co.uk
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Painter
Carol is Liverpool born and studied at Hull College of Art.  She has won awards and been selected for many prestigious competitions.  Painting in oils and watercolour from her imagination and memories, she exhibits widely and has paintings in private collections in the UK and America.
www.artistcarolmiller.com
Gay Caul at a recent exhibition
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Silk Artist
Gay specializes in painting on silk and draws much of her inspiration from her love of the natural world. Her paintings are bold, bright and vibrant.
She is a member of the international Guild of Silk Painters and the Art and Craft Guild of Lancashire. Her paintings are exhibited widely and she has won many prestigious awards.
www.vibrantsilk.co.uk
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Painter
Judith FarnworthJudith was originally a zoologist, she has found the right side of her brain and is now more interested in painting animals (amongst many other subjects) than studying them...  She is drawn to light colour and texture and tries to represent all three in her work. She paints primarily in watercolour and finds it a wonderful, but unpredictable medium.
www.artbyjudithfarnworth.com
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Painter
Paul R Francis is a Liverpool artist with only a Grammar School background in the subject.  He exhibits and sells nationwide and hopes to make an impact with his developing styles. He says, ‘I have taken reference points from all the mavericks in popular culture over the past hundred  years and used these perspectives to formulate a strategy incorporating the fact, that if you do not understand the past, in whatever your chosen field, you will be condemned to repeat it.’
www.paulrfrancis.com
Roger Jenkins Top
Painter
Award winning artist Roger Jenkins is a practising architect, living in Merseyside. He is a member of The Liver Sketching Club, Crosby Art Group, the Society for All Artists, and is currently Chairman of the Association of Formby Artists.
He exhibits throughout the northwest and in the Lake District.
www.rogerjenkinsart.wix.com/roger-jenkins-art-site
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Painter
Steve Strode is one of the Northwest’s most prestigious landscape artists.
After graduating with a first class honours degree, he went on to specialise in Art Education. He works for more than one Local Authority delivering art workshops and is also employed at H.M.P Liverpool, teaching art to inmates. He writes regularly for the National art press and has recently completed his Masters Degree at Liverpool University, in conjunction with Tate Liverpool and Walker Galleries. 
I graduated in 1999 with a first class honours Bachelor of Education degree at Liverpool
www.stevestrode.com

mark Rigby
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Photographer
A northwest photographer based in St Helens, with over fifteen years of experience.  His love of photography, especially landscape photography has led him on to winning the USA Airgas International Landscape Competition for four consecutive years.
Each photograph is one of only 25 limited editions and comes, framed, mounted and with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Lindsey Moran
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Printmaker & Photographer
Lindsey uses her camera, scanner and computer as artistic tools for capturing and manipulating objects and images; with imagery being digitally explored, changed and merged through a range of techniques. Imagery is often printed onto new surfaces; with various papers being investigated for their receptiveness and then taken back into the
computer for further development.
www.lindseymoran.co.uk
Paul Kelly
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Photographer
Paul enjoys travelling with his camera in the countryside, coast, and mountains around the beautiful North Wales area and occasionally further a field. He chases the perfect light that takes your breath away and makes you realise what a beautiful country we live in.
www.paulkelly.eu
Keith Sweeney
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Photographer
Photographer based in the Liverpool area of the UK and I have been involved with Photography for over 20 years.

After completing my College Education at Wigan, St.Helens and Liverpool, I began working as a Photographic Techician. My other lives have included- Medical Photographer and Freelance Photographer. I am currently employed by National Museums Liverpool as a Staff Photographer.  
www.keithsweeneyphotography.co.uk
Graham Calderbank
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Graham always had a keen interest in art, but in the 70’s with no encouragement to pursue a career in art, he forged a more lucrative career for himself in the motor trade.
However, at the ripe old age of thirty eight, after returning from a memorable Rolling Stones concert in Las Vegas, he felt the need to capture the moment and finally decided to follow his passion for art, painting famous iconic figures…….…..the rest is history! 
He has painted full time for the past fifteen years and sold work from the highlands of Scotland to Hong Kong
Phil McGinniss
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Art Foundation in hand, I set sail from St. Helens’ Gamble Institute and gained my HGV licence, because I could! I rattled around a bit and then did Fine Art Printmaking in Stoke on Trent. Undeterred, I eventually found work as a Graphic Artist.
Then I ‘fell over’ and a lot of things became out of reach! However, I did manage to grab a corner of the tablecloth and pull down a future for my own artwork…………pencil, gouache, oils and acrylics. I’ve never looked back since!  Commissions welcome!
Gary McNamara
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Gary McNamara was born in 1965 in Liverpool, his first job was in advertising at the age of 16, where he was first introduced to illustration work. After 2 years he felt that illustration was for him so he took a job as a in house illustrator for Image Software, who were a computer games company. Here, he produced many game covers. An opportunity arose for him, to become a freelance illustrator, working for some of the biggest advertising agencies in the country. Over the next 8 years, he slowly moved away from advertising and started illustrating children's books and game box covers for the largest publishers all over the world, Working mainly on licensed characters from Disney, Thomas the Tank Engine, Noddy, and meny more. Fine Art has always been a passion of his, and after experimenting with different styles and subjects, he found that landscapes are were he can really express himself and show his passion through his paintings.
He is now with one of the largest fine art agents in the country. and his work is in some of the largest art galleries in the uk.
Amanda McIntyre
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Amanda was born in St Helens and worked as a graphic designer for ten years before becoming a professional artist in her own right. Choosing to work predominately in pencil, she favours figurative work, using the nude form as inspiration.
She exhibits and sells mostly in the North West.
Kath Collier
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Painter
Kath is a self taught artist who has drawn and painted all her life. The medium of her choice is pastel and her preferred subjects are animals and people……..‘anything with a face’.
Her love of animals has taken her into the realms of wild life painting and it has become something of a passion. She regards it as the greatest challenge to capture the unique expression and character of each subject. This however, does not debar other subject matter, and she has painted commissions as diverse as old trains and oriental landscapes.
Kath’s other interests include writing both, poetry and prose and she has been fortunate to have achieved success in both.
All proceeds from the sale of her work go to charities which take medical and much needed surgery to parts of the world where these things which we take so much for granted are just not available.
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