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Lynn Kirkley

I completed a degree in Illustration at Manchester in 1982 before achieving a teaching qualification.I worked in secondary and special schools,and then worked in prison,further and continuing adult education.

I have exhibited in galleries across the North West,most recently in Salford and Bury.I have had work produced in a number of publications (Artists and Illustrators,July 2009 issue).I reached the North West final of the TV programme'Brush with Fame'.

In 2009 I had a solo 'Floral' Print Exhibition at The Royal Exchange in Manchester.I am exhibiting again in February this year on the theme of 'Afternoon Tea'. I have a portrait in memory of my Grandad showing at Salford Art Gallery at the moment which has won two awards.

Graham Lomas

Painting for over 40 years has given Graham immense pleasure. He was born in Newton Heath, Manchester in 1944. He paints a wide variety of subject such as : Landscape, Seascape, Figure, Portrait and Still Life, and if it is direct from nature, so much the better. Oil and watercolour are his favoured mediums.

Graham became a member of Bury Art Society in year 2000. He is an award winning artist and was elected a member of the British Watercolour Society in 2004 and elected as a fellow of the International Guild of Artists in 2005.

Anne Fryers

Anne grew up in Cumbria and studied at Manchester College of Art and Design, graduating in Textile Design, then gaining a Certificate in Education.

After working as an art teacher and then bringing up a family, she began painting seriously in the 1990s and has since been exhibiting and selling her work successfully.

Painting primarily in acrylics and acrylic inks, her subject matter is varied with seaside scenes her speciality, a range of which has been published, proving very popular.