Anthony Barrow

Wigan, Lancashire

Anthony lives in the town of Wigan, Lancashire and as a lecturer for Wigan Council in the adult and community learning sector he provides classes and demonstrations to art groups and students throughout the area. As a freelance lecturer he travels around Lancashire and teaches at his own art groups in the Wigan area. Anthony is a member of NAPA (National Acrylic Painters Association) and the I.F.L. (Institute For Learning) he has provided art activities on residency basis in local schools and colleges. Artists Statement. These paintings are an interpretation of my emotional response to our modern culture. My philosophy revolves around the following statement:- The context within which we experience an event will determine how that event is encoded and retained. (Oxford Companion to the Mind- Richard L Gregory- 1987) Membership. M.I.F.L Member of the Institute for Learning. N.A.P.A. National Acrylic Painters Association. http://www.napauk.org/ Ashton Art Group, Ashton -in -Makerfield. http://ashtonartgroup.co.uk

Awards

2011 Astley Hall Biennial Open Exhibition. Judges Choice Award Winner.2011 SKarts, Stockport Open Art Exhibiton. 2nd prize winner best painting. 2010 SAA Artist of the Year competition winner of the still life category.2009 SAA Artist of the year 20