Reginald Gardner was born in Prestwich
in 1948. Art the age of 12 he won his first art competition in
the Manchester Evening News .
In 1962, at the age of fourteen, Reginald
won a scholarship to the High School of Art in Manchester.
He went on to continue teaching himself and
studying the works of Old Masters in local art galleries, and
has painted professionally since his first exhibition in the
Colin Jellicoe Gallery in Manchester in 1969.
His work can now be found in many private
collections and he has has past successes in London galleries.
His work can be found in such places as Russia and America.
Between 1973 and 1980 he mounted several
one-man shows in venues like Stockport Art Gallery, Rivington
Great House, The Barbican and the National Theatre in London.
Large format versions of the pictures illustrated here and a
full gallery of other artwork can be found on his own website
If you are, or know of
any local artists (painters, photographers, potters, sculptors, etc)
located or based in and around Manchester please let us know, and
if appropriate, we’ll try to include them. Contact us directly by email.