Alan Salisbury: A Retrospective

Thursday 25 February to Monday 25 April 2016

Weekdays only. Closed Friday 25, Monday 28, Tuesday 29 March. Private view, including a related USW publication, Wednesday, 2 March 2016.

Alan Salisbury was born near Preston, Lancashire, in December 1946 and studied painting at Manchester and Liverpool Colleges of Art and the Royal College of Art, London. He has lived in Barry, south Wales, since 1974 working at the University of Glamorgan where he was Principal Lecturer in Painting and Field Leader in Arts and Media. He left in 2003 to concentrate on his own artistic practice although he maintains contact with the University (now the University of South Wales) as an External Fellow. He has exhibited widely throughout the UK, in Europe and the USA. In 2005 he was awarded Joint First Prize in the ‘Liverpool School of Art Alumni’ Open Competition. Three years later he was awarded First Prize in the ‘Wales Portrait Award 2’ Competition. In 2012 he was shortlisted for the ‘BP Portrait Award’ National Portrait Gallery Travel Award.