Art For Macmillan’s Cambridge Walks Demonstrations: Artist Walter Fairclough October 15th, 2015 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Shares Comments By Anton Dolders, Regional Chair of Arts at Macmillan Cancer Support Walter Fairclough is a regular demonstrator of artistic skill at fundraising events taking place outside Cambridge Walks Gallery on Saturday afternoons in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. At the tender age of eighty two, he has been painting since 1970 and has certainly achieved the status of Old Master. From Liverpool and originally working in compliance with traditional land and seascape painting techniques, Walter started to experiment with a more flamboyant abstract style approximately ten years ago which interestingly enough, is when he moved to Southport. Walter’s influences include the Impressionist and Modern Art Movements. His work incorporates a combination of techniques including application of paint with a brush and a more haphazard style involving paint launched from a distance. The result: both random and directional forms containing a multitude of streaky colours. His work is extremely popular and brings a buzz to any exhibition of which it is a part. His next appearance in Cambridge Walks will be on Saturday 24th October. Cambridge Walks is easily accessible from Eastbank Street; Chapel Street or through the rear entrance to The Atkinson on Lord Street. Art For Macmillan’s gallery there is open from Tuesday to Saturday 10.30am – 5.15pm and on Sundays 11am – 5pm. For full details regarding Art For Macmillan Cancer Support’s exhibitions and events look online: www.artformacmillancancersupport.co.uk. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!