Christmas cards 2022

I’m the secretary of the Friends of the Whitworth Art Gallery and for the last few years I’ve been designing their Christmas cards (you may have received one of them). To give me a break this year, we held a competition amongst the members to design a card. We only had a few entries and so I entered a painting that I’d done of our garden in the snow during Lockdown. The managers of the Whitworth shop judged the entries and really liked my painting and asked if I could paint a partner which included the Whitworth building!

So, I painted the topiary in the garden at the back of the gallery in snow (even though it was May at the time!) and included robins in both! Maybe i’ll have a year off next year!

They’re called Withington Robin and Whitworth Robin and here they are:

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