Preparations for Portrait Artist of the Year, 2021

A steady 8 hour shift today. Working hard on this life sized portrait of this fella. Hopefully a submission to #paoty is in the pipeline.

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Virtual Solo Artist Exhibition, The Foxlowe Cafe Gallery, Stockwell Street, Leek

G A V I N B O W Y E R

‘…UNTIL SOMETHING UNEXPECTED HAPPENS”.

https://gavinbowyerportraitartist.com/

The Show Must Go On!

Browse the full exhibition online from the comfort and safety of home and contact me gavinbowyer45@gmail.com or 07592 779968 to buy works, order art prints, commission a portrait or book art tuition appointments. All at the click of a button.

Visitors can be confident of seeing the joy of mark-making and unpicking of the perceptual experience. Featuring works created in acrylic, pencil and graphite which illustrate the ephemeral fragile natural world, and capture vivid poignant pictures in a realistic format.

Scroll through the gallery, explore the exhibition and buy art today.

‘…Until Something Unexpected Happens’

Framed Pencil and Graphite 65 x 52 cm 2020

NFS

Currently Exhibiting in The Pastel Society 122nd Annual Exhibition 2021, Mall Galleries, London

Evanescent I

Unframed Acrylic on Canvas 80 x 60 cm 2019

£1,000

Pretence of Wisdom

Framed Pencil and Graphite 69 x 46 cm 2020

NFS

‘H’ the Hare

Framed Pencil and Graphite 53 x 43 cm 2018

£500

Banks of England

Framed Limited Edition Print 45.5 x 35.5 cm 2019

£75

Gambaru – 11.03.11

Unframed Canvas Print 60 x 40 cm 2018

£350

Emerging Stag

Framed Limited Edition Print 45.5 x 35.5 cm 2018

£75

‘The Man Who Beat the Man’

Framed Pencil and Graphite 25.5 x 25.5 cm 2018

£150

Another Among the Refuse

Framed Pencil and Graphite 56 x 46 cm 2019

£750

‘Shindig’

Framed Pencil and Graphite 23 x 18.5 cm 2018

£175

Prickles

Framed Limited Edition Print 45.5 x 35.5 cm 2019

£75

Bellman Bill

Framed Pencil and Graphite 64 x 46 cm 2020

NFS

Kindly Donated by Bill Lomas Leek Town Crier

Relative Quiescent

Framed Pencil and Graphite 54 x 44 cm 2018

£600

Nibbles

Framed Pencil and Graphite 68 x 53 cm 2020

£1250

Connected

Unframed Acrylic on Canvas 40 x 30 cm 2018

£775

Exhibition Enquiries Contact 07592 779968 07715338099 01538 386112 gavinbowyerportraitartist.com http://www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk gavinbowyer45@gmail.com georgiaj48@aol.com

The Foxlowe Cafe Exhibition looks forward to opening the exhibition in the gallery once the current restrictions allow.

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Mall Galleries Exhibition Update

Sadly, I received this email from Alistair Redgrift, Exhibitions Manager from Mall Galleries/Federation of British Artists with regard to the Pastel Society 122nd Annual Exhibition.

‘Dear Exhibitor,

I’m writing on behalf of Mall Galleries with an important update regarding The Pastel Society’s 122nd AnnualExhibition. Following the latest lockdown, it is with regret that the physical exhibition will be postponed.

Online Exhibition

However, the show continues online, where works remain for sale, and where we will announce this year’s prize winners on 27 January:

https://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/pastel-society-annual-exhibition-2021

Physical Exhibition

Please note that we plan to stage the physical exhibition at the gallery in April, subject to government restrictions. With warm regards in the meanwhile,

Alistair Redgrift, Exhibitions Manager

Mall Galleries / Federation of British Artists, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5BD exhibitions@mallgalleries.com 020 7968 0954 www.mallgalleries.org.uk

Fingers crossed the physical exhibition will resume in April. In the meantime I would like to invite you to continue to share with people who would enjoy viewing online this incredible exhibition.

@PastelSociety @mallgalleries

@pastelsociety.uk @mallgalleries

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Pandemic Profile Portrait in Progress

Medium brushwork in oils of my father-in-law. I have a working title, ‘Boko’. This is Dave’s nickname to those who know him.

Original I know, I need to give it a bit more thought. Anyway, still quite a way to go as I need to apply the finer details

Oil on canvas, 122x51x2.2 cms, 2021

The Pastel Society Invite

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve been invited to exhibit my pencil and graphite portrait ‘…Until Something Unexpected Happens’ at the Mall Galleries, London.

Despite the current Tier 4 restrictions in London, you may be unable to attend the exhibition. However, my work is currently being displayed on the virtual Mall Galleries website:

https://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/pastel-society-annual-exhibition-2021

Please spread the word far and wide with the attached e-invitation and on social media:
Twitter: @PastelSociety @mallgalleries
Instagram: @pastelsociety.uk @mallgalleries
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/438028814005392