Latest Exhibition is at the Blyth Gallery, Brazil St. Manchester www.artmanchester.com from 9th January to 3rd February 2007. A feature about it can be found in January edition of Cheshire Life magazine.
My next exhibition is at the Portico Library and Gallery, Mosely Street, Manchester, England, in May 2008.
Some links to a review of my previous exhibition at the Portico in September 2005 and interview with the BBC can be found below:
More information can be found on my website at www.michaelgutteridge.com
Although British, Manchester based painter Michael Gutteridge has painted all his life, he only began to take it up more seriously in 2001, when, after submitting a painting in the 2000 Open Exhibition at the Muncipal Art Gallery, he was invited by them to present a full exhibition of some 20 paintings the following year. Since then, he has continued to develop and explore his own unique vision which involves trying to capture some of the excitement and other emotions evoked by the architecturally eclectic, peculiarly vibrant city he lives in. As a part of this process he puts any reproduced scene through interesting forms of derangement expressed via colour, brushwork, proportionality, shapes, perspective, innate harmonious relationships, energy, and an eclectic juxtaposition of styles. Basically, everything short of throwing in the kitchen sink! Sometimes, he is specifically trying to convey existentially disorientating feelings through these techniques and other times just a general sensual vibrancy. ;
As well as being inspired by the City of Manchester itself, his other influences include LS Lowry, Chaim Soutine, Carel Weight, Edvard Munch, and even Walt Disney.;
He welcomes feedback, and for further information or enquiries, he can be contacted via his web site ar www.michaelgutteridge.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Art Gallery, Open Exhibition, 2000
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Art Gallery, 2001.
The Octagon Theatre, Bolton, Spring 2004.
Adlington Village Hall, Cheshire, February, 2004
The Bowdon Rooms, Altrincham, Cheshire, March 2004
The Big Heath, Knutsford, May 2004
The Cheshire Show, Tabley, June 2004
Macclesfield Town Hall, Macclesfield Cheshire, September 2004
Manchester Art Show, G-Mex, Manchester October 2004
The Portico Library & Gallery, Manchester. September 2005
Macclesfield Town Hall, Macclesfield Cheshire, October 2006
Blyth Gallery, Manchester January-February 2007