Melvyn Petterson - Of Time and Place

16 Oct 2012 – 10 Nov 2012

Event times

9-5pm Tues-Sat

Cost of entry


Abbey Walk Gallery

Grimsby, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 5 mins walk from Grimsby train and bus station

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Of Time & Place


Melvyn Petterson was born in Cleethorpes and studied at Grimsby School of Art and Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts. His works have been widely exhibited in the UK and overseas, and has many works in public and private collections. He is a full member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, and has had some of his books on drawing published. "My landscapes often centre around the drama played out in nature, a dark cloud threatens, a sudden burst of sunlight, a moody sky against snow covered fields. These are the times when nature displays her more provocative side; probably for just a few seconds; these often fleeting moments I have tried to capture in my images." Melvyn is the author of 4 books, the most recent being The Instant Printmaker, Collins & Brown. Artichoke Print Workshop was established by Melvyn Petterson and Colin Gale in 1992 and is based in a unique Victorian granary warehouse in a thriving area of Brixton, in the southeast of London, England. During his exhibition we will be offering a printmaking workshop with Melvyn. Please contact art@abbeywalkgallery.com or 01472 241007 for more details

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