Paintings inspired by home, paintings inspired by travel. The cityscapes, city scenes, beach scenes and travel paintings in Michael Alford’s latest solo exhibition provide a glimpse into the varied life and limitless curiosity of a painter at large in the world.
Thinking of commissioning a painting? Here’s a step-by-step description of what to expect when you commission a bespoke work from Michael Alford.
The Brigade of Gurkhas chose to commemorate the 40 year anniversary of the Falklands War by commissioning a painting from Michael Alford. Learn how he liaised with the men who were present on the day to recreate an image of the battle for Mt. William that’s true to their memories and represents historical fact.
“I enjoy doing commissions,” says Michael Alford. “There’s an opportunity to give the client what they really want. Often they’ve had a certain idea in mind for years by the time they come to me. It feels good to finally make it real for them.”
Michael Alford discusses the process of planning and making a bespoke dining room mural for a special family home in London.
The pandemic disrupted all of our lives in different ways. Michael Alford celebrates a return to life and optimism with a solo exhibition at Wimbledon Fine Arts featuring landscapes, cityscapes, city scenes and travel paintings.