Town’s influence inspires Cheshire artist’s exhibition at Castle Park Arts Centre

AN art exhibition depicting the ‘influence the north west experienced experienced on a life span

AN art exhibition depicting the ‘influence the north west experienced experienced on a life span of portray, printmaking and drawing’ is on exhibit in Cheshire.

Located at the Castle Park Arts Centre in Frodsham, David Atherton’s Drawing Aside the Journey will be on display until finally early August.

Born and brought up in Northwich, David’s function is explained by the centre as: “Using a broad vary of media – from pencil to paint, and printmaking to blended-media – this special exhibit encompasses 20 a long time of ‘everyday life’ to clearly show matters that have amazed, impressed or fascinated the artist.

“The operate explores the themes of landscape, portraiture, social remark and industrial heritage, in intensive, strange and generally humorous techniques, inviting the viewer to journey in tandem with him to notice and replicate on our ever-switching globe.”

David added: “Having put in 18 formative many years in the bustling industry city of Northwich – and possessing observed lots of adjustments in it in excess of close to 40 a lot more – the demonstrate will depict and replicate the influence that the north west has had on a life span of painting, printmaking and drawing.”

Following transferring away from the city, in 2019 David expended a lot more time in Northwich with his mother who was in the past couple of months of her daily life, which motivated him to reflect on his time in Cheshire and its worth, expressing ‘it built an intriguing journey’.

Introducing his exhibition, David pressured how the viewer’s emotions when looking at his work is just as critical as his individual thoughts when creating the pieces.

“I come to feel that the do the job should really stand up by by itself, without having the necessity of an information sheet to guidance it,” he said.

“True, each individual piece will have a story at the rear of it – a story that the title of the piece will give a clue to and a tale that, if pressed, I could effortlessly recall – but there will be other stories, other suggestions, thoughts and thoughts that the viewer may perhaps deliver to them and that is just as significant to me as my own feelings, if not extra so.”

Speaking about his knowledge in the art industry, David stated: “I have always worked in the arts and education.

“As an artist, you can never ever seriously afford to pay for to are living just as an artist and you have yet another career.

“In my situation, I labored in education and learning, but I have constantly retained executing art in parallel with this.”

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