Liam Spencer

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This article is about the British artist. For the Bold and the Beautiful character, see Liam Spencer (The Bold and the Beautiful).

Liam Spencer (born 1964) is a British artist.

Early life[edit]

Spencer was born in Burnley, Lancashire and attended St Theodore's RC High School. He studied at Burnley College and the Manchester School of Art (now Manchester Metropolitan University).[1]

Career[edit]

Many of Spencer's paintings focus on Greater Manchester and North West England, such as Crown Chippy, Rawtenstall (2003), "Salford Panorama" (2000), "Time Square, New York" (2003). He has painted other parts of the world, including New York City, Venice, Hong Kong, Shanghai and France and Spain. He is known for painting urban landscapes focussing on rain scenes. A popular format for his paintings are the "Panoramas", long thin paintings.

Spencer's work is exhibited in art galleries, especially in the Manchester area. He exhibited in the Lowry Centre in Salford in 2000 and a number of his works hang in Manchester Art Gallery. A retrospective of his works was held there in 2006. It coincided with a short documentary on the BBC series, Inside Out, that showed several of the collections of his work. The largest collection is believed to be part of the Elspeth and Imogen Turner Collection. Liam Spencer lives in the North Westand has a studio close to Rawtenstall.

He produced motifs and artwork for the 2008 UEFA Cup Final in Manchester. His art was featured on promotional material and signage for the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burnley Express Accessed 2010

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