Summer 2020

Michael Alford
I am a British figurative painter with an interest in a variety of different subjects including landscapes, cityscapes, portraits, nudes and murals. I live in London and exhibit my work in a range of UK galleries, as well as in galleries in the US, Europe and online. I am available for special commissions.

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Recent Events

Royal Exchange, Bank Station by Michael Alford, oil on panel on board, 18x 33 ins.

A Lightness of Touch

a selection of paintings by Michael Alford

18-29 May, 2020

“One of London’s most versatile figurative painters, Michael creates masterly atmospheric views of London life and seductive studio nudes with equal aplomb. His timeless images inspire a warm nostalgia for a simpler age of crowded bars and theatres.”

Panter & Hall
11-12 Pall Mall
London, SW1Y 5LU
44 (0)20 7399 9999

Michael Alford, Patrick Gibbs and Dominique Salm


17th April-2nd May, 2020

The Wykeham Gallery

High Street



SO20 6HE

Telephone: +44 (0)1264 810364
Contact: enquiries@wykehamgallery.co.uk


F & M, The Royal Exchange, PM by Michael Alford, oil on panel, 24 x 34 ins,



Saint James Square, Spring

Michael Alford on Painting the Nude

“The authenticity of the painting comes out of an understanding between me and the model about what we’re trying to achieve.”

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.

Creating A Woodland Mural

Michael Alford on creating a woodland dining room for his art-loving clients.