Published: 9 June 2017
It's been said that Paris is always a good idea, so why not visit France for a spell this July? No need to board the Eurostar, though- we're opening a solo exhibition of new paintings by renowned artist Michael G. Clark, promising to transport audiences to the most alluring and romantic locations France can offer.
From the 6th to 22nd of July, Clark's solo exhibition 'A Place in Time' will be on display in our London gallery at 3 Seymour Place (W1H 5AZ). Viewers will be taken on a visual tour of the Scottish artist's most beloved views and memories from his favourite French cities.
Come claim your ticket to France this July, and enjoy a getaway from London-- no passport needed.
Artist Bio: Michael G Clark, PAI RSW
Michael Clark was born in Ayr, Scotland 1959. He studied at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1979 - 1983. A love of film led him to work for the BBC in Glasgow for six years. On moving to London in 1989 he worked as a freelance Art Director and illustrator; he also began to paint again with much success.He has had many solo and mixed shows with Galleries in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Suffolk, Norfolk and Oxford. Michael, his wife Karen and their three children returned to Scotland in 1999. He now paints from his studio in Ayrshire which overlooks the River Doon.
2015 Artists Surfaces Award at the Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition
2011 The Jamieson Award at the 2011 Scottish Drawing Competition
2010 Winsor and Newton Award at the Annual Exhibition of the Royal Scottish
Society of Painters in Watercolour
2008 and 2007 The Wren Gallery Award for Still Life Painting at the Paisley
Art Institute Annual Exhibition
2007 Art Hire Prize, Scottish Drawing Competition hosted by Paisley Art
2007 Selected for Sunday Times/Singer Friedlander Watercolour Prize
2005 Art Hire Prize, Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition
2003 Runner up 2003 Aspect (Kennox) Painting Prize
Royal Bank of Scotland
The Maclaurin Trust Collection
First State Investments
Elected RSW 2014
Elected PAI in 2012
Elected Artist Member Glasgow Art Club 2005
Elected Professional Member of VAS in 2005
Member of RSW Council