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Alexander Millar Biography

Posted by Ben Turner on

Alexander Millar was born in 1960 into the small mining village of Springside, a few miles outside the town of Kilmarnock in west Scotland. Growing up in the small traditional Scottish village gave Millar a strong sense of atmosphere, especially during times spent with his father, a British Rail worker, in the steam filled stations which Millar describes as 'the most romantic, nostalgic places to be.'  'Escaping' school in 1976, Millar left Springside and set himself up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The hustle and bustle of the new town and the local characters heavily inspired Millar's 'Gadgie' characters later on in life....

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Mark Spain Biography

Posted by Ben Turner on

Mark Spain trained in technical graphics at Medway College of Art before setting up a printmaking studio in Kent producing original etchings.  In October 1987 he was commissioned to produce limited edition etchings of Kew Gardens and has since undertaken many other commissions, with clients ranging from National Westminster Bank to The Dorchester Hotel. His work has also been represented by several leading publishers and distributed worldwide.  Mark has exhibited in numerous exhibitions and one man shows including the prestigious Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Show, The 20th Century British Art Fair and The Barbican Contemporary Print Fair.  A vigorous...

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