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Colin Halliday ‘The Nature of Paint’

23 Mar @ 9:00 am - 06 Apr @ 5:00 pm


Colin Halliday’s new solo exhibition  at the gallery ‘The Nature of Paint’ will be on from March 23rdto April 6th. Colin prefers to paint outdoors on location and only occassionaly produces work in the studio. He manages to create a timeless quality in his paintings by focusing on nature itself as his subject, avoiding any figures or buildings.

He paints with thick, pure oil paint as medium, applying generous amounts of paint to create interesting textures,  causing the finished painting to sometimes take over a year to dry.

You  will not find fine detail in Colin’s work, rather a suggestion or hinting at it, thereby retaining a painterly quality. It is this painterly quality that is most important to his work; it speaks to the human soul and its individuality which is the message he wants to impart.

Colin has been painting for 34 years and has been professional for over 18 years. He’s had shows in London and all across the UK. Based in Derbyshire since 2005 most of his work has the Derbyshire Landscape as theme.


23 Mar @ 9:00 am
06 Apr @ 5:00 pm
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St John Street Gallery & Café
50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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