Born in Westhoughton, Lancashire in 1943, Frank studied at Bolton College of Art from 1958 - 1963 gaining a National Diploma in Design before entering teaching, first in Lancashire and then Yorkshire. Frank continued to paint throughout his teaching career, exhibiting widely in the north of England. During this period he gained an Honours Degree from the Open University, an Advanced diploma in Art Education from Bretton Hall College and an MA in Art and Design from Leeds Metropolitan University. Since leaving teaching in 1995 Frank now concentrates more fully on his painting. Living as I do on the edge of Three Peaks country, I have become increasingly enthralled by its grandeur and drama. I focus my work on my experiences when out walking the hills, especially by the dramatic way in which one can be suddenly overtaken by the fluctuating weather and by the fleeting nature of sensory impressions. For me the act of painting is a re-creation of such experiences.
acrylic on canvas 12 x 24 in £525
24 x 24 in oil on canvas £850
oil on canvas 24 x 24 in £850