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Michael Alford

Michael Alford is a British figurative artist. His wide-ranging body of work includes cityscapes, landscapes, figures, portraits, nudes and murals. He lives in London but travels and exhibits worldwide. MORE

Michael chats with Joan Bakewell

Michael Alford chats with presenter Joan Bakewell during the filming of Landscape Artist of the Year 2017.

Michael Alford in Landscape Artist of the Year 2017

Episode Airs 8 November, 2017 on SkyArts

It’s finally here!

And though we can’t reveal the outcome, please tune in to watch Michael paint the iconic Knaresborough viaduct as he competes for Landscape Artist of the Year 2017.

Sky subscribers can view episodes for Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 here.

No subscription? Stream the series through NowTV here.

SkyArts Landscape Artist of the Year 2017

Michael Alford is pleased to announce that he will be participating in this year’s series of Landscape Artist of the Year. The winner must remain a secret, but the action begins on Wednesday 18 October when presenters Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner meet the first round of contestants and begin the challenge of choosing the artist that stands head and shoulders above the competition.

For more information about show times, see the SkyArts webpage. Or see sponsor Cass Arts page for more on the contestants and heat winners.

Watch Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 without subscribing to Sky on NowTV.


jardin majorelle 2 marrakech by michael alford

Michael Alford: Recent Paintings

17th-30th September, 2017
Wimbledon Fine Arts
Image: Jardin Majorelle 2, Marrakech
by Michael Alford


Saint James Square, Spring

British Impressionism: Alford, Martin, Pikesley

Three contemporary painters demonstrate the lasting influence of Impressionism on artists working today: Three British Impressionists at Panter & Hall, Pall Mall.

watercolour of corfu by michael alford

Plein Air Watercolour Painting in Corfu

Get your kit together: Michael Alford offers his tips for successful plein air watercolour painting in Mediterranean places.

Transport, Helmand 2010 by Michael Alford

In the Footsteps of Paul Nash

How Michael Alford and other British war artists continue the tradition started by this influential artist of not one but two World Wars.

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