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Frank Briffa

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Over the Pavements, 2008 Oil on Canvas 100cm X 100cm © Frank Briffa
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Song of a Great City, 2008 Oil on Canvas 100cm X 100cm © Frank Briffa
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Ives Quartet, 2008 Oil on Canvas 100cm X 100cm © Frank Briffa
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Rhine Journey, 2009 Oil on Canvas 60cm X 60cm © Frank Briffa
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Nielsen 5, 2009 Oil on Canvas 60cm X 60cm © Frank Briffa
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Webern Study, 2009 Oil on Canvas 30cm X 30cm © Frank Briffa
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Berg Study, 2009 Oil on Canvas 30cm X 30cm © Frank Briffa
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Schoenberg Study, 2009 Oil on Canvas 30cm X 30cm © Frank Briffa
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The Housatonic at Stockbridge, 2007 Oil on Canvas 100cm X 100cm © Frank Briffa
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The Happy Forest, 2007 Oil on Canvas 100cm X 100cm © Frank Briffa
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A Charles Ives Portrait, 2005 Oil on Canvas 120cm X 100cm © Frank Briffa
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The Rose Lake, 2007 Oil on Canvas 100cm X 100cm © Frank Briffa
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The Miraculous Mandarin, 2008 Oil on Canvas 60cm X 60cm © Frank Briffa
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Red Moon, 2008 Oil on Canvas 60cm X 60cm © Frank Briffa
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Lulu, 2009 Oil on Canvas 152cm X122cm X4cm © Frank Briffa
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The Knot Garden, 2009 Oil on Canvas 152cmx122cmx4cm © Frank Briffa
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The Ice Break, 2009 Oil on Canvas 152cmx122cmx4cm © Frank Briffa
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Quick Facts
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