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Frank Briffa

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Pict0015

Birth year
1947

Lives in
Newcastle

Works in
Newcastle

Representing galleries
Pinfold Gallery, Musa Fine Art, Art Evolution, Workart

Statement

Much of my recent work has strong links with music. I am not primarily trying to illustrate but rather trying to find pictorial equivalents .

Selected Solo Shows

1997   Paintings,   Laing Art  Gallery,  Newcastle

2000   Under  the  Skin, Hancock Museum,  Newcastle 

2002    I  Heard  a  Fly Buzz,  Axis  Gallery, Leeds

2003   Crossings , Durham  University 

2005    The Cruising Cloud,  Darlington Arts  Centre  

2006     Inscapes,  Durham  Art  Gallery   

Selected Group Shows

2000     Unnerve, The Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

2002     Christmas Show, The Circle Gallery, Edinburgh

2006      Figure 8 Show,  The Customs House, South Shields

2008      Colour Room, Myles Meehan Gallery, Darlington

2009      Spring Show,   The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle 

Work in Public and Civic Venues

2006   Canary Wharf, London - Atlas  4.5m x 2m oil on canvas painting

2007   Civic Centre, Gateshead - Four Paintings

Other

October 2008 - present, Artistic Advisor to The Whitley Bay Regenaration Project

    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Recent Exhibits

Frank Briffa participated in these exhibits:

Sep, 2009 Figure8 Paintings
Red Box Gallery
 
May, 2009 Northumberland Art Fair
Woodhorn - Northumberland Museum, Archives & Country Park
 
May, 2009 Figure8 - New Paintings
Preston Hall Museum
 
Mar, 2009 Spring Show 2009
The Biscuit Factory
 
Jun, 2008 Figure8: Paintings
The Biscuit Factory
 
Apr, 2008 Figure8: Colour Room
Myles Meehan Gallery
 
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