15th April 2017 – Kath Lowe Wins ‘People’s Prize’ at MAFA’s Members Exhibition, Stockport Memorial Gallery
MAFA announced this years ‘People’s Prize Winner’ is Kath Lowe.
26th March 2017 – Congratulations to Julia Midgley elected Associate Member of the Royal Watercolour Society
Julia Midgley Elected To Royal Watercolour Society. Julia was required to submit a portfolio of work, sketchbooks and three framed works with one work retained for the Society’s Diploma Collection ….
6th – 11th march 2017, the Mall Galleries, London – an exhibition of paintings by John Sprakes DA(Edin) ROI RBA MAFA.
John Sprakes Exhibition At the Mall galleries, London. The Exhibition was open: 6 to 11 March, 10am to 5pm
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News From MAFA Member John Sprakes – Winner of the MAFA Travel Bursary 2015 MAFA Member John Sprakes. ” Hadrians Wall stretches approx. 35 miles from Wallsend in Newcastle to Bowness on the west. It snakes its way over some of the most dramatic landscape in England. It is the result of geological volcanic land…
MAFA MMU Graduate Awards MAFA MMU Student Award Winners Tony Ratcliffe and John Hewitt agreed to instigate a mechanism for MAFA to make awards to final year students in Manchester school of Art. The intention of this was to promote new, young artists as potential members. This involved looking at all the final year exhibitions in…
MAFA President Gerry Halpin MBE launches his Presidency The recently elected President of MAFA, Gerry Halpin MBE, hosted a very successful ‘T’ Party for Members, Friends and Trustees as a new initiative whose purpose was to encourage informal conversation and as a means of getting to know one another, especially those of us who rarely…
Research and Education Derek Boak teaches Art at Rainford College. He has been a member of Manchester Academy of Fine Arts since 2004. In 2007 he started a series of collaborative research projects between his school and Members of Manchester Academy. Derek has this to say about the research: “The research section of our website…