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Nigel Stewart

Born in Bury, Lancashire in 1965, Nigel passed his B.A. then M.A. Distinction in fine arts at Northumbria University between 1984 and 1992. It was also in 1992 that he moved to Normandy. Since then he has pursued his vocation as a professional fine artist, exhibiting regionally and in the UK and Germany. His work is found in public and private collections in France, the UK, Germany, United States and Canada.

 

Since 1999 Nigel has also worked as a professional tour guide and now gives regular lecture presentations and Normandy history, notably the D-Day landings of 1944 and is the author and co-author of, for the moment, two books on the subject.

 

Nigel’s artwork has a strong emphasis on the human figure, the portrait, and the emotions of the human condition. An interest in memorials and his work in history find their way into some of his work. His approach is increasingly rooted in a traditional approach to studio drawing and painting and the renewal now increasingly seen in the ‘Atelier movement’ - of a return to fundamental principles of crafted artwork techniques, which had been somewhat lost in the latter part of the 20th century.

Osvaldo Lobalzo

The famous saying: The artist is born, it is not made is more than evident in Osvaldo Lobalzo. 

 

There are people who are born with a special gift for whatever, in fact we all have a gift in something, we are all born with some special capacity for something. And the gift of Osvaldo was / is to create, to continuously investigate since he was a child, to live by and for art, with which we believe that there is no more dignified, noble and more dignified attitude to a person that of creating, in this case, creating art, the ultimate expression of human creation.

Osvaldo was born on March 23, 1959 in Buenos Aires. From a young age he discovers his concerns for art, and in full military oppression, and with great disapproval from parents, he manages to finish his career in graphic design.

In 1989 he arrives in Spain, where he can begin to express his artistic capacity with all his freedom. He lived some first stages in search of the balance between the artistic and the commercial. But over the years, the artistic Osvaldo begins to develop his face of multidisciplinary plastic artist with complete ease. 

 

His career begins with a series of figurative paintings between idealism and expressionism, in small formats. Little by little and going through informalism, he reaches abstraction. It is here where he will begin to work with wood - scratched, burned, moldy, carved - paper, and other derivative elements that will accompany him to this day. Since then one of the most recognizable signs of identity of his painting, the other will be the large format, with paintings that reach 5 meters.

CAMINO_A_BOLONIA mixed technique by Osvaldo Lobalzo at MASA-Uk Art Gallery

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Osvaldo Lobalzo

Title: Camino a Bolonia

Media: Acrylic on canvas board

La_Bohemia. Mixed media on canvas 120x120cm,

Osvaldo Lobalzo

Title: La Bohemia

Media: Mixed media

PARADISE 5 by Osvaldo Lobalzo, original acrylic on canvas, exhibited at MASA-UK Art Gallery and Manchester Art Fair 2019

Osvaldo Loblazo

Title: Paradise V

Media: Mixed media on canvas

25 DE MAYO by Osvaldo Lobazo at MASA-UK Art Gallery in Bury

Osvaldo Lobalzo

Title: 25 de Mayo

Media: Mixed media on canvas

La curiosidad del gato, mixed media on canvas, original art, art collectors

Osvaldo Lobalzo

Title: La Curiosidad del Gato

Media: Mixed media

LA_CALESITA by Osvaldo Lobalzo exhibited at Manchester Art Fair 2019

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Osvaldo Lobalzo

Title: La Calesita

Media: Mixed media on canvas board

Iwan Evans

Iwan grew up in North Wales where he graduated with a degree in Fine Art. He currently lives in Manchester, which has provided him with a great deal of inspiration. He is fascinated with urban spaces and they tend to be the main focus in the majority of his work.

Iwan is heavily influenced by film and directors such as Alfred Hitchcock and strives to give his images a cinematic edge. There is sometimes the suggestion of a subtle narrative and a voyeuristic quality which he attributes to his interest in the work of Edward Hopper.

 

There is a certain amount of tension to Iwan's images. His main subject of work are urban spaces that appear to be deserted or perhaps portray a lone figure. His paintings often have an ethereal quality to them suggesting that they are somewhere in-between reality and a dream state. These factors help to encourage the sense, that perhaps something is not quite right in the image, thus creating a rather dark and brooding atmosphere.

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Iwan Evans

Title: Walk

Media: Oil on canvas

Bridge 40_30- Oil On Canvas, at MASA-UK Art Gallery n Bury, Manchester

Iwan Evans

Title: Bridge

Media: Oil on canvas

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Iwan Evans

Title: Autumn City

Media: Oil on canvas

Where I go by Iwan Evans at MASA-UK Art Gallery in Bury

Iwan Evans

Title: Where I go

Media: Oil on paper

Ambrose Avellano

During his career, which has spanned five decades Avellano has worked in many different techniques and styles: creating drawings, watercolours, oils, enamels, acrylics, photography, digital imaging, sculpture, installation, projections, interactive works and found objects.

 

In 2010 he held a retrospective exhibition in his hometown Gibraltar. Avellano has been commissioned to create public art in Manchester and Lancashire, and portraits of leading politicians in Gibraltar. He was awarded the British Millennium art award in 2000. He also achieved both first and second prizes in Blands centenary photographic competition in 2009.

One of his best known works, "The Triumphal Welcome" was on display in the Main Guard building in John Mackintosh Square, which is the main square of Gibraltar. The painting commemorates an event in that same square in 1963, after chief minister Sir Joshua Hassan and Peter Isola returned from meetings with the UN Committee, in New York, when they declared that Gibraltar would stay British. 

Ambrose Avellano

Title: The Lunatic

Media: Oil on canvas

Ambrose Avellano

Title: The Lunatic

Media: Oil on canvas

Ambrose Avellano

Title: Blind, Deaf and Dumb

Media: Oil on canvas

Ambrose Avellano

Title: At the Gates

Media: Oil on canvas

Darko Taleski

"I remember the words that my grandmother always said when she saw me how I hold the pencil and how I traced the first line on paper:

You will be an artist."

 

I started drawing from an early age. Inspiration does not ask me when to came. I get it every time, everywhere, when I walk, when I talk with somebody, when I teach children, when I sleep, when I drink coffee, when I met new people, when I see pleases and thinks over and over again but every time in different way.. Inspiration came like a flash. I remember it and I transform it in an art piece as fast as it come it. Using a storm of emotions during creative process it is my way of giving energy to the art works. 


I usually use acrylic colors mixed with natural materials, paper and cardboard. I like to experiment with different kinds of materials and surfaces. The line in this period is primary in my works. It is usually black one composite with other colors on white background, but the line is always dominated. The line gives a dynamic and more emotion. 

Trough the art I present the feelings of other people on me, as well my feelings to myself.

Darko Taleski 2018, acrylic on canvas board, framed, part of the Manchester Art Fair 2019 at Manchester Convention Centre

Darko Taleski

Title: Hotheaded

Media: Acrylic on board

Wonder by Darko Taleski, part of the Manchester Art Fair 2019 visit us at MASA-UK Art Gallery beforehand

Darko Taleski

Title: Wonder

Media: Acrylic on canvas (wooden frame)

Darko Taleski orignal art at MASA-UK Art Gallery in Bury, Manchester art Fair 2019

Darko Taleski

Title: Gazing away

Media: Acrylic on canvas board

In Green, acrylic on canvas by Darko Taleski, represented by MASA-UK Art Gallery loved by art collectors, part of the Manchester Art Fair 2019

Darko Taleski

Title: In Green

Media: Acrylic on paper (framed)

Christine Southworth

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Christine Southworth

Title: JEN in Hat 2

Media: Oil on canvas

Original portrait art at MASA-UK Art Gallry and Gift, art in Bury, art in Manchester, art for sale, award winning artist, best female artist, portrait oil on canvas board

Christine Southworth

Title: JEN with red hair

Media: Oil on board

After a rewarding and successful teaching career I took early retirement to fulfil my ambition to become a professional artist working from my own studio in the North of England and in a studio I have in Canada. 

 

Several years ago I joined NEO Artist Print Studio;I work there most days producing etchings based on my research and travels. I like to work from life, developing unique interpretations of human and natural forms.

 

My main passion is for drawing, drawing helps me understand the world I live in and is a natural progression to etching. My favourite material to etch on is copper but I do use zinc and solar plates are ideal for any collage based designs. 

 

During  my  career  I  have  been  in  many  exhibitions:  Society  of  Women  Artists,  Mall  Galleries,  The  Royal Birmingham, Manchester Academy and many others. My most notable commission was for Diana, Princess of Wales.

 

I have  recently  been  awarded  full  membership  of  the  Manchester  Academy  of  Fine  Arts,  and Society of Women Artists. I received the Barbara Tate Award in the 153rd SWA Annual Exhibition.

Origina rt, art in Manchester, Art In Bury, award winning Best female artist, Christine Southworth at MASA-UK Art Gallery in Bury

Christine Southworth

Title: Girl in Hat 2

Media: Oil on canvas

Original portrait art at MASA-UK Art Gallry and Gift, art in Bury, art in Manchester, art for sale, award winning artist, best female artist, portrait oil on canvas board

Christine Southworth

Title: JEN

Media: Oil on board

Carl Jacobs

As a child I always loved drawing and painting.  At school, art was always my favourite subject and passing GCE first grade in Art, I went on to do a two year Graphics Course at Ashton-Under-Lyne College of Art, obtaining a North West Regional Diploma in Graphic Art and Design.

I have spent my whole working career in art for the advertising and publicity business producing designs and finished artwork for everything from newspaper and magazine ads to brochures, logo design and point of sale display material, working in studios in and around the Manchester area, enjoying my job tremendously.

 

I love to experiment with different techniques and ideas and include these in my paintings. Much of my work now is done using acrylic paints which I find really versatile.  They can be used as a thin wash; much the same as watercolours, or thickly in a similar way to oils and the other bonus is a fast drying time which enables me to work spontaneously, without waiting too long for the paint to dry.

 

I would say that when I begin a piece of work, my aim is not

one of total realism, but more of an individual, slightly abstracted feel, which I achieve by fragmenting the image into shapes that echo certain elements in the image and then the painting, in a way takes over and dictates to me how it wants to progress.  I find this way of working really exciting and enjoyable.  

Cornish Harbour, acrylc on canvas, popism

Carl Jacobs

Title: Cornish Harbour

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Padstow Harbour Carl Jacobs original acrylic on canvas

Carl Jacobs

Title: Padstow Harbour

Media: Acrylic on canvas

Polenca original acrylic on canvas by Car Jacobs at MASA-UK Art Gallery in Bury

Carl Jacobs

Title: Catolica

Media: Acrylic on canvas

George Clayton

George Clayton has been painting for most of his life in various mediums including watercolour,oils, acrylics and pastels, as well as experimenting with new techniques and combinations of material .

 

In recent times his main subject matter has been the human figure. Whether in portraits or life drawing from a model, the figure is a never ending source of inspiration.

Olga the Blue's Monet by George Clayton

George Clayton

Title: Olga the Blue Monet

Media: Watercolour on paper (framed)

The Irish Girl by George Clayton
The Irish Girl by George Clayton

George Clayton

Title: Irish Girl

Media: Watercolour on paper (framed)

The Reading Girl by George Clayton

George Clayton

Title: The Reading Lady

Media: Watercolour on paper (framed)

The Laying Nude by George Clayton

George Clayton

Title: The Laying Nude

Media: Watercolour on paper (framed)

David Bullock

Inspirational watercolor artist David Bullock, from Bury, Lancashire, has been exhibiting at MASA-UK Art Gallery for a while.

He had studied fine art, etching and art history, however abandoned this career to spend the following years working in various professions and businesses. His artistic talents are not only in the visual art: “I have written and performed music throughout my life but have firmly set this aside only playing at home for my own personal enjoyment.”

 

His art work is concentrated mainly on cityscapes with an attention to old Victorian architecture or any other ancient and elegant structures. He gives a particular focus on the lighting conditions in which his art work is set.

 

David endeavors to add life and movement to his pieces, where ever possible with the inclusion of figures and vehicles and such helping lure the viewer into the scene.

 

“I use a slightly modified classical technique requiring patience and dedication but this has led me towards alternative subjects giving me the opportunity to take on larger and more adventurous compositions”.

Rivendale Dream, David Bullock

David Bullock

Title: Rivendale Dream

Media: Oil on canvas

St Annes Square by david Bullock

David Bullock

Title: St Annes Square (framed)

Media: Watercolour on paper

Rivendale Discovery by David Bullock

David Bullock

Title: Rivendale Discovery

Media: Oil on canvas

Bury Silver Street by David Bullock at MASA-UK Art Gallery

David Bullock

Title: Silver Street, Bury

Media: Watercolour on paper

Daniel Riley

Daniel is an artist, inspired by his love of the outdoors and his personal connection with the spaces and places which he experiences. He loves to hike out to remote places away from civilisation and sit and absorb the ambiance of his surroundings.

As a keen photographer he enjoys capturing scenes with his camera; his landscape photographs being artworks in their own right. Back at the studio however, he uses the photographic documentation as references to be abstracted and mixed with his memories of how a place felt. He then strives to communicate the essence of the place through textures, multiply layers of paint and ambiguous forms.

 

His work can often be minimalistic or reductionist in that he likes to break things down to their base elements to communicate something that is purer and more refined. 

Daniel is inspired by the ever changeable light and weather conditions synonymous with the British countryside and the atmospheric conditions found in the moorlands of the Peak District and Pennine Lancashire, Daniel uses texture, tone and ambiguous, abstract forms to communicate how a location felt emotionally rather than aiming to produce a literal representation of the scene.

Wastewater, Acrylic on board

Daniel Riley

Title: Wastwater

Media: Acrylic on board

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Daniel Riley

Title: Holcombe Moor

Media: Acrylic on board

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Daniel Riley

Title: Rakewood

Media: Acrylic on board

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Daniel Riley

Title: Tor Hill

Media: Acrylic on board

Nigel Stewart

Title: Grace

Media: Oil on canvas