Alan Arthurs, Charlestown (com)

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SKU: AACcom/rmf90

"Charlestown" is an original painting by Alan Arthurs of the beautiful village of Charlestown in it's china clay exporting heydays. This painting shows a harbour full of life with the clay being loaded onto the ships via the clay chutes, alongside the local fishing boats in the outer harbour.

Alan's work is highly unusual as he works using enamel paints onto various surfaces, in this case onto perspex.

This painting is supplied framed in a chunky whitewashed frame. Unglazed.

If you wish to purchase it unframed please call us Tel: 01726 65900 to make arrangements. Unframed price £250.00

Measurements: image size: 71.5 cm x 47 cm.

Made in Cornwall

Code: AACcom250/RMF90

This piece is sold by us as primary agents for the artist. Your receipt is issued on behalf of the artist. This artist is not VAT registered so there is no VAT on this item.

About The Artist

Alan Arthurs studied Fine Art at Falmouth College and Loughborough gaining a B A (Hons). He became a gardener and painted for festivals including huge mystic and sci-fi hot dog hoardings. In 1986 he started painting stage equipment in psychedelic ultra-violet paints for the band Hawkwind and stayed with them for ten years, progressing from back stage crew to security chief and stage manager at venues in the US and Europe. He combined this with being foreman on the bands farm where he fought weeds, tended livestock, painted album covers and designed T - shirts, programmes and promotional artwork.

Alan then gained a Bsc (Hons) in Botany and Forestry and worked on forest nursery schemes and promotional art to disguise an oil pipeline through Snowdonia National Park, wildflower verge mowing regimes and murals for the Chelsea Flower Show.

He is now based near Charlestown and " still paints, still weeds gardens and probably always will ! "