Anthony Giles: Escape To The Sea

From 17 January 2015
To 15 February 2015

The exhibition opens on Saturday 17th January 2015

and continues until Sunday 15th February 2015

Please join us for the Private View on Friday 16th January from 6pm to 8pm

We will be hosting a Meet the Artist event on Saturday 24th January from 12noon to 4pm, for news of this and other Margate Gallery events please sign up to our Newsletter mailing list

Many of Anthony Giles’ paintings are started ‘plein air’, even the larger canvasses are often started on a windy beach or marsh in Kent and then taken back to the studio where they are ‘worked-up’, over several months, into a finished painting, as a landscape painter he spends much of his time looking at every colour, shadow and reflection of the world around him and then transfer that moment onto canvas.

Somehow a rain soaked canvas, that has sand and grass blown into it, holds onto some of the magic of the moment and that is exactly what Anthony wants from his work. The essence of that moment in Nature when he’s totally absorbed in capturing the image that surrounds him.

For more information about Anthony Giles and to view examples of his work please click here



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