A showcase of art from the saddleworth group of artists
John McCombs was born in Manchester in 1943. He studied painting at St.Martin’s School of Art in London (1962-67) under Gore and Kossoff. After college he returned north to become a professional artist. He is a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, the Royal Society of British Artists, the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts and was also elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. McCombs is a founder member of the New Manchester Group of Artists.
He exhibits mostly in London and Manchester and has his own gallery in Delph (John McCombs Gallery). He is listed in ‘Who’s Who in Art’, and has won many prestigious awards for his work.
McCombs is a landscape and figure painter whose subject matter is essentially the Pennine landscape centred around Delph in Saddleworth. He also likes painting subjects showing the social and working life of the village.
Prices range from £500 to £1,500