Alan Knight

Artist description

Born in Swinton, Lancashire in 1949 Alan worked as a professional musician during the 70's and 80's. Always having a love for the visual arts, the completion of a Foundation Art and Design course at Salford University in 1989 was the start of a serious commitment to painting.

Having painted in an abstract manner for several years Alan gradually felt the need for his art to be 'rooted in the real' and moved to a representational form of expression, focusing on land and seascapes. Alan has a love of the physical stuff of oil paint and likes to apply it thickly with a

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