Painting has always been of great interest to Michael Gutteridge. He became a professional artist in 2000 after exhibiting at the Stockport Art Gallery Open Exhibition, as a result of which he was offered a solo exhibition the following year, and has since received much critical acclaim.
Gutteridge was born in Manchester, lives in Manchester and uses Manchester...More info >>
Emmesse is best known for his surreal cityscapes. He is often told that he had a perfectly good painting until he painted something silly on it. He accepts this but still feels compelled to do it. He even feels under strict offers to do so. He suggests that this is Emmesse telling his alter ego to do it.
“I feel as if Manchester is just my backdrop for the...More info >>
Born in 1969, Michael John Ashcroft grew up in a small picturesque village called Croston in the heart of Lancashire. From an early age he had a keen interest in art and can fondly remember watching other artists paint pictures of the famous Church Street. After leaving school in 1985 with top grades in art he began his career as an engineer, painting and...More info >>