Oil on Board
The Artist - Michael Beach SWAc
Studied at Farnham College of Art gaining N.D.D for illustration and graphic design. Worked free-lance for Oxford University Press, Andre Deutsch, Macmillans, Mary Glasgow and Baker, Disney UK, White Dwarf, with illustrations featured on BBC TV. Head of a large Art and Design Department in Surrey for over thirty years. Instigated the National Award Winning A2 video workshop short film and animation productions, with work shown on television and regularly at the National Film Theatre London. Since retiring to Devon he has become an Academician of SWAc. He concentrates mainly on figurative subjects and constructs automatons from re-cycled hardwoods and metal. He has exhibited in a wide variety of venues in South West England.