For all of you who love Leeds and its history, Leeds oldest established art and framing business Headrow Gallery in Alwoodley, Leeds will be hosting a special exhibition previewing Stuart Walton’s art on Wednesday 21st June at which the artist will be attending in person. The exhibition runs until Thursday 7th July. Artist Stuart Walton will be a very familiar name to many. He was the first Yorkshire Television artist of the year back in 1975. His evocative pencil drawings and oil paintings of street scenes and places in our great city are now a social document of the 1960’s/70’s. Gallery owner Maxwell Roberts says “We’ll have lots of originals and a massive range of limited edition prints on display”. It’s a must see if you’re a fan of our great city and its formidable heritage.
Stuart Walton was born in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire in 1933. With no formal Art School Training but showing an interest in art from an early age, in 1948 he became a trainee display studio artist/designer. During the 1960s Stuart produced many hard edge abstract painting, constructions and reliefs. In 1970 he gave up his job of Assistant Display Manager to paint full time. Stuart was appointed first Yorkshire Television Fine Arts Fellow in 1975. His work has been featured in many Group, One Man and Open Exhibitions showing Both Northern Industrial Landscapes and Abstract Works
To win a framed limited edition print by Stuart Walton
go to the competition page

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