A little bit about me


My self-portrait
My self-portrait
In 2005 Anthony won 1st prize in the prestigious Art of Love Exhibition at the Oxo Tower Wharf in London with his painting The Others.
September 2007 he won the Daler Rowney best British painting category at the NAPA 23rd International Exhibition, held at the Ludlow Assembly Rooms in Shropshire.
Early in 2007 he was invited to appear in the BBC 2 program Rolf on Lowry¯ a televised event where he worked alongside Rolf Harris in the reproduction of Lowry's painting of ¯Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester.
More recently (2008) he was commissioned by Tote Sport to produce eight portraits of celebrities using the horsehair of the 2006 Grand National winner Numbersixvalverde. The finished paintings where exhibited at Aintree over the three days of the Grand National event they are now to be auctioned off to raise money for the Alder Hey Children's Hospital Imagine Appeal. In late 2008 he was 1st prizewinner of the landscape/urban category at the SAA Artist of the Year Competition in Waterperry, Oxfordshire and in 2009 ans 2010 he is the 1st prizewinner of the figurative and still life categories respectively.

Exhibitions:-

2011.NAPA, National Acrylic Painters Association, International Exhibition, Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead, Wirrell.(Prizewinner with the painting Mousehole)
2011. Astley Hall Open Biennial, Astley Hall, Chorley. (Judges Choice Award)
2011. SKARTS. Stockport Open Art Exhibition, Stockport Art Gallery, Stocport Cheshire.
(second prize best painting)
2011. Everyman Art Gallery, Chorleton-cum-Hardy, Manchester.
2011. Revolve Gallery, Castle Street, Clitheroe.
2011. Little White Cube Opening Exhibition, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan
2010 The National Acrylic Painters' Association The Crypt, Gallery, St. Ives (prizewinner Daler Rowney Award)
2010 SAA Artist of the Year Competition, Business Design Centre Islington (winner 1st prize still life category)
2010 Revolve Gallery Open, Castle Street, Citheroe.
2010 Leigh and Wigan Artists Open, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh.
2009 People and Places, The Architectaa‚¬a„¢s Gallery Ltd, The Powder Rooms 69-71 Broad Street Teddington TW11 8QZ
2009 NAPA 25th International Exhibition, View Two Gallery, Mathew Street, Liverpool.
2009 SAA Artist of the Year Competition, Figure and Portrait Category winner, Business Design Centre, Islington, London.
2009 Astley Biennial Open Exhibition, Astley Hall, Chorley.
2009 Go Pink and Blue, Novas Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool. Charity event in aid of male and female cancer charities
2009 Turnpike Open, Turnpike Gallery Leigh.
2009 Revolve Gallery, Triangle Shopping Centre, Manchester.
2009 Revolve Gallery @ G Casino exclusive one night only art event 2nd April.