About Michael Kirkbride

Michael Kirkbride

Michael Kirkbride NEAC

Michael studied at the Royal Academy and is a member of the prestigious New English Art Club. He exhibits regularly in the Royal Academy Summer show and the Mall Galleries.

In 2013 he won two major figurative awards: the David Messum Prize and the Doreen McIntosh Prize. In 2014 his painting Drawing class also won the second prize in the Curwen Gallery Painting prize. Mick also teaches drawing at RADA, the Royal Academy and the Insight School of Art. His paintings are about people, objects, styling and the subtle nuance of gesture.
For this exhibition for Avondale Gallery he produced a new series of watercolours made from observation of places visited over the last year.