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John Mccombs Art

STUDIED PAINTING AT ST. MARTIN’S COLLEGE OF ART IN LONDON (1962-67) UNDER – GORE, KOSSOFF, AND REYNOLDS. BORN IN MANCHESTER IN 1943.

 

N.D.D. (NATIONAL DIPLOMA OF ART AND DESIGN) 1966

 

IN 1966, HE WON THE “COLLEGE PRIZE”

 

THE ROYAL ACADEMY AWARDED HIM THE “DAVID MURRAY SCHOLARSHIP” IN 1966.

 

  1. MARTIN’S AWARDED POST-GRADUATE YEAR IN 1967

 

RETURNED TO THE NORTH AFTER COLLEGE TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL ARTIST AND SET UP SHOP IN SADDLEWORTH.

 

ELECTED TO THE COUNCIL, SELECTION, AND HANGING COMMITTEES OF THE MANCHESTER ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS (M.A.F.A.)

 

ELECTED TO THE COUNCIL, SELECTION, AND HANGING COMMITTEES OF THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF OIL PAINTERS (RO.!,)

 

A FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS HAS BEEN ELECTED (F.RS.A.)

 

MEMBER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS (RB.A.) ELECTED IN 1998

 

RO.!’ EXHIBITION 1990 WON “THE STANLEY GRIMM PRIZE”

 

WON MANCHESTER ACADEMY’S “THE PEOPLE’S PRIZE” IN 1991

 

HAS WORKED IN BOTH PRIVATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AROUND THE WORLD.

 

MANCHESTER CITY ART GALLERY IS ONE OF THE NORTH WEST COLLECTIONS.

 

WORK PUBLISHED IN MANY ART BOOKS AND MAGAZINES, AS WELL AS ON THE INTERNET

 

THE ALAN GOURLEY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR TELEVISION RO.!’ 2001 EXHIBITION

 

MEMBER OF THE ARTISTS’ “NEW MANCHESTER GROUP” SINCE 2003

 

  1. AWARDED THE ‘LE CLERC FOWLE MEDAL!’ 2007 EXHIBITION

 

MANCHESTER ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS PRESIDENT ELECTED IN 2009