Troubadour Gallery has been open since August 2004. Owners Gwyneth Jones (professional artist, illustrator and muralist for over twenty-five years) and James Chapman-Kelly (columnist, freelance writer), have built up an imposing selection of gallery artists. To name but a few they include: Tony Ross ­­­- illustrator with a permanent display at Manchester City Gallery; Chris Moore – the book ‘Journeyman’ by Stephen Gallagher was written about him; Gordon Crabb; George Underwood – played with David Bowie, illustrated the seminal ‘Ziggy’ album covers; Joseph O’Reilly – works held in the private collections of the Duke of Devonshire, Boston University, Holland and Australia; Ian Pollock – world renowned illustrator and artist; Helen Clapcott – one of the few artists who have mastered the technique of egg tempera; John Kimpton; Tony Wells; David Farren – consistently sells out at the Manchester Art Fair; Robert Jenkins – works held in many European galleries; Lucy Burscough, and Ben Turner.

            The gallery will be hosting a show featuring these and other ‘gallery artists’ in February 2006. Preview night is Friday, February 17th 6 to 8PM. The exhibition will be available to view online at from  February 10th. The show will run for ten weeks and end on Sunday April 30th. Opening hours are Tuesday to Sunday (inclusive) 11 to 5PM.

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