Up & Coming Artist: Simon Wright

Artworx Gallery based in the Shropshire market town of Newport is proud to showcase new artist Simon Wright. Wright’s original paintings merge animal portraiture with abstraction to create powerful contemporary works of art. His work varies from hyperrealism to a much more abstract approach. Wright simplifies the use of colour whilst maintaining character and charm. Born in … Continue reading

Staffordshire Wildlife Artist – David Spencer

Inquisitive George by David Spencer

Staffordshire based artist, David Spencer is passionate about painting wildlife, capturing a realistic look and feel, down to the fine detail. With no formal art training and a previous profession as a scientist dealing with pollution and the water industry, David has self taught himself to paint through a ‘look, learn and practice’ ethos.  His … Continue reading

Gary Benfield

Summer Romance by Gary Benfield

Gary Benfield’s paintings represent a world of objects which combine figures, mythology, nature, and still life. Despite the casual appearance of his compositions all his imagery is highly organised, and after long observations one finds the hidden symmetry and beauty beneath the layers of finery. The background to his paintings is soft, reminiscent of Leonardo … Continue reading

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