Oriel Charles Tunnicliffe

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A permanent tribute to one of the greatest wildlife artists of the twentieth century, Charle F. Tunnicliffe.

Charles Tunnicliffe had his studio at Malltraeth on the Cefni estuary on Anglesey, where he worked for 35 years.

Although famous for his paintings that record Anglesey’s abundant wildlife, Tunnicliffe also painted landscapes and studies of local people.

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Tunnicliffe’s Measured Drawings

24.02.18 – 02.09.18
Tunnicliffe’s Measured Drawings

Charles Tunnicliffe’s measured drawings are arguably the most significant and impressive works held by Oriel Môn. They were the artist’s personal visual reference library, which he used for commercial illustrations and finished paintings. This exhibition shows a selection of these detailed studies, together with some of the finished works they inspired.

The Etchings and Engravings of Charles F Tunnicliffe

08.09.18 – 17.02.19
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The Etchings and Engravings of Charles F Tunnicliffe

As a student at London’s Royal College of Art, Charles Tunnicliffe was taught the art of wood engraving and etching. Following graduation, he stayed on in London to further develop his skills as a printmaker. This exhibition presents examples of his wood engravings and etchings, showing fine art prints alongside works intended for publication and commercial purposes.





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