Adam Ralston visits Windermere Fine Art Gallery to unveil new exhibition


The ONE MINUTE silence began when one of Britain’s greatest artists opened a historic new exhibition of his work.

The tribute to mark the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II took place before Adam Ralston – winner of one of British art’s highest honors – unveiled some of his latest works, with paintings created in the Lake District and across the North West.

The award-winning ‘en plein air’ and still life specialist, who last year won the coveted Frank Herring Easel Award from the Royal Institute of Oil Painters for the second time, will exhibit at the Windermere Fine Art Gallery until Friday 14 october. is widely recognized as one of the highest honors in British art.

It concludes a remarkable year for Adam, who has also been elected an Associate Member of the illustrious Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI).

The former Blackpool Art College student from the Fylde coast is a prominent member of the Manchester Academy Of Fine Arts (MAFA) and the famous plein-air painting group the ‘Northern Boys’, as well as the British organization Plein Air Painters. .

Matthew Titherington, owner of the Windermere Fine Art Gallery on Beech Street, with his wife, Dawn, said: ‘Everyone involved wanted to pay their respects to Her Majesty before the exhibition opened and we were delighted to welcome Adam at the gallery to show the first exhibition of his work.

“It’s a real bang for us and underscores the Lake District’s growing renaissance as a widely recognized ‘centre of excellence’ for classical and contemporary art!”

Adam, who was born in Lytham St. Annes and currently lives in Blackpool, said: “It has been an amazing year. I was thrilled to be back and painting in places in the Northwest.

“As part of this, it is a real pleasure to display some of my latest works at the Windermere Fine Art Gallery and I am grateful to Matthew and Dawn for allowing the collection to be displayed. I hope the Gallery visitors will truly enjoy the various paintings captured in the “plein air” style.”


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