RESURRECTION by PT MADDEN
PTMADDEN is a London artist who creates calligraphy, paintings, screen prints, fine art photographs, artist’s books, literature and sound recordings.
His photographic piece SEXPISTOLS APRIL 1976 was shown in 2014 at London’s premier East End Wilkinson Gallery (who represent that work at art trade fairs internationally). The piece was shown in the 2018 SEX BEATLES 1976-1978 exhibition at the research laboratory in Liverpool’s John Lennon Art and Design building and is currently on show at the Hornby Library in Liverpool’s Central Library as part of the British Library’s highly acclaimed touring exhibition PUNK.
His first solo painting show was at Liverpool’s View2 Gallery in 2014. During the summer of 2018 all of his work was displayed at CAC pop-up Gallery 118. During the run Sex Pistols’ guitarist Steve Jones bought a fine art photograph from SEX PISTOLS 1976 and four screenprints entitled TheImpossible#1. The gallery was visited by Elvis Costello who bought a portrait of the guitarist Peter Green.
RESURRECTION is an exhibition of six paintings of the Passion of Christ after El Greco.
Paintings from a future exhibition READY STEADY GAUGIN! will be displayed alongside RESURRECTION. These include works after Gaugin, Klimt, Rosetti with contemporary portraits of T800, Clint Eastwood, Che Guevara and Wolverine.
Screenprints and fine art photographs (from the artist’s series Chester Fog and Paris Immortel) are available from Chester Art Centre.
The show runs from April 18th to Monday May 6th (May Bank Holiday) inclusive with the private view taking place on 18 April between 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM.
During the show the gallery will be open seven days a week from 12 noon to 6pm.
DIVERSITY by Janet Webb
Janet’s practice explores the diversity of creativity in all media:
‘Pain ceramics and text what is it to be you, what is it to be me. I break down barriers between us and ‘The Other’.
Janet Webb is a professional UK based recognised artist, who has been creating, exhibiting and selling her incredible work for many years across the country. Textiles, screen printing, painting, film making, sculpture, life drawing and teaching art are only some of Janet’s talents.
Janet has spent her life in art, painting, teaching and exhibiting and now is also reaching out to a greater audience through the internet. She owned her own gallery in Chester, designed and painted for the UK’s largest pub chains including Greenall Whitleys, Grand Met. catering, Ind Coop, Thistle Hotels and Imperial Inns and Taverns. Janet produced a number of documentaries and sat on the Board of the Friends of the Liverpool Tate.
During her DIVERSITY exhibition at Chester Art Centre, Janet will be exhibiting a range of paintings, sculptures and curios mixed media pieces.
The exhibition will run between 18 April and 7 May 2019 with the private view taking place on 18 April between 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM.