Created to be creative.

About

Originally from Bristol, I developed my painting skills studying for a degree in Fine Art in Northampton. I came to Manchester five years ago and have since been focusing my work mainly on large urban landscapes. I enjoy painting big landscapes with lots of power and punch. They tend to be about what I am feeling and where I have been. Big canvases with big brush marks.

My recent works have been inspired by New York. Working with an iPad, using the drawing app Adobe draw. I work in the same style of my oil painting but using the Adobe App i am able to layer up my digital paintings, creating depth that would be very difficult in oil. Using Twitter these digital images have even got in front of the creators of the app.  They hadn’t realised that such an image could have been made.

For further details about my work, including pricing, look through the website, or contact me with questions, commissions or enquiries via sales@chaznewtonsmith.com. Framed prints are now available with prices starting from only £125 for a A3 frame.

Check out my new ‘page’ on Facebook here.


Work Featured In

Didsbury Life, Newal Green High school, Cafe Logas, Solomon Grundys, Ivy Manchester.

And coming very soon, The Message Trust and Themes valley primary school Blackpool.


CV

2010 November, Murder mystery Art gallery.  The Hub Altrincham.

2010 October, Large scale stencil mural for Newal Green high school.

2010 September, Art in the gardens @ Sheffield botanical gardens.

2010 May, Exclusive show @  Didsbury Life, Burton Road.

2010 April,  Large scale Mural for Newal Green high school.

2010 march 2nd. Group show in Manchester Cathedral.

2009 December, Exclusive show with the Pop Up Art Shop, Salford. Media city.

2009 October,  Exclusive show with the Pop Up Art Shop, The lake district.

2009 September, Premier Artist at Art in the Gardens in Sheffield.

2009- August, Group Show at the Pop Up Art Shop. In the Triangle Manchester.


Inspiration

A list of artists and things that have inspired me recently:

David Hockney

Francis Bacon

Jackson Pollock

2 Comments

  1. LINDA FURNESS April 11, 2018

    Hi Chas,

    I am a client of Gina’s. She was singing your praises. I have recently had my conservatory refurbished in grey and white. The only token to colour is an oversized clock and cushions – acid green. We are looking for a knock out painting with the wow factor. Have seen a brightly coloured tiger, with paint running down the picture. Is this something we could chat about?
    Linda

    • Chaz April 11, 2018 — Post Author

      Yes That sounds like a great painting to make. I will email you shortly.

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