Trent Art Gallery is delighted to announce a new exhibition of the work of the late Jack Simcock, the renowned artist from Mow Cop.
In conjuction with the Simcock Family Estate, the Gallery is is holding a Retrospective Exhibition of his work from 29 September to 13 October 2017.
Simcock (1929-2012) was a prolific artist. He was born to a mining family in Biddulph, Staffordshire and studied at Burslem School of Art. He is best known for “a long series of bleak, sombre oils on board” of the Mow Cop area in which he lived for much of his life. Simcock started exhibiting at London’s Piccadilly Gallery from 1957 after encouragement from Arthur Berry and went on to have more than fifty solo shows worldwide. His work is in various public collections in the UK which can be viewed through the Art UK website.
To celebrate the commencement of the exhibition Trent Art is holding a Private View Evening on Thursday 28 September 2017 between 6pm and 9pm at the Gallery at 19 Brunswick Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 1HF.
For more details call the Gallery on 01782 610588