Greater Manchester UK


Local Artists (1)

Xavier Pick: "Inside Bulldog"
“Inside Bulldog”

“C17 Globemaster”

Xavier Pickat work in Iraq, Manchester Artist:
“Xavier Pick at work in Iraq”


Xavier Pick
The Artist

Manchester artist, Xavier Pick trained at Glasgow School of
Art and the Royal College of Art in London.

For the
last 20 years the artist has developed an approach to drawing
and painting which combines journalism with documentary illustration.

He produces
most of his work on site, not in a studio, trying to capture
the spirit and atmosphere of a place.

Xavier uses
various recording devices – obsessively keeping daily journals,
combining film with digital images to produce large storytelling

the weather and mood all effect how the painting turns out and
what concerns the artist the most is to produce drawings and
paintings of what it was like being there at that time.

His work
has taken him to diverse situations ranging from Bosnia to Beirut.
He is currently working with the Ministry of Defense as a war
artist in Iraq and Afghanistan.

If you
would like to contact the artist please go to his website at

"Iraq" painting by Xavier Pick
“The Garden of Eden”

"Basra Landscape" - Manchester artist, Xavier Pick
“Basra Landscape”

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
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This page last updated 15 Apr 10.