August 19, 2023
‘Memories and Imagination’
Venue:The Old Courthouse, Shap, Main Street
Shap, CA10 3NL
‘MEMORIES AND IMAGINATION’
The Old Courthouse, Shap , CA10 3NL
Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery
19 AUGUST – 1 OCTOBER 2023
An exhibition of the work of Malcolm Davies, illustrator and printmaker 1944 – 2014
Opening times vary (Closed on Wednesdays)
Visit www.theoldcourthouse.org for details and Opening Times
Malcolm grew up in Anglesey. He trained at Liverpool College of Art, specialising in print-making and illustration. He taught print-making before working as Education officer at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and was subsequently, Head of Museum and Gallery Education for Lancashire. In 1998 he and his wife, Suzanne Stuart Davies, moved to Dumfries and Galloway and set up studios and a small gallery with Malcolm making lino-cut prints on the kitchen table, using the back of a spoon to press down the lino after each cut. These were individually hand-coloured. His ink and watercolour paintings were made slowly and traditionally, from initial studies based around history, archaeology and wildlife.
Suzanne will be present to chat to visitors at the Exhibit ‘A’ Gallery on the morning of Sat 26th August (Shap Farmers’ and Makers’ Market day). Suzanne’s current studio at Rose Bank, Shap will be open to visitors during the Green Door Artists Trail on 30th September & 1st October.