An Inverness College art lecturer sold out his work at this year's Royal Society of British artists
exhibition, before it even opened.
Michael is a member of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts (which is referred to with MAFA after his name) and has exhibited in The Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Royal Society of British Artists
, The Howard De Walden Exhibition, and The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London.
Aged 23 he was the youngest artist ever to be elected an Associate of the Royal Society of British Artists
, and won the Bronze Medal at the Paris Salon of 1994.
Michael has gained many awards over the years: he has been elected into the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the Royal Society of British Artists
Having studied law and then worked briefly in advertising while maintaining an interest in classical ballet, Moon was inspired to turn to art after seeing the now-legendary "Situation" exhibition at the Royal Society of British Artists
gallery in 1960.
Since then, he has been a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and at the Royal Society of British Artists
His textile portrait of American Vogue editor Anna Wintour was displayed in The Royal Society of British Artists
' National Students' Exhibition in The Mall Galleries in London.
(2) Those cited and submission addresses come from standard printed sources: Graves's Royal Academy and British Institution lists and that of the (now) Royal Society of British Artists
Hedley's work was first exhibited in Newcastle in 1878 in his role as member of the Royal Society of British Artists
He still cherished the ambition of becoming a "painter", and gained membership of the Royal Society of British Artists
Locally-born painter Neville Fleetwood, who achieved success at the Royal Society of British Artists
, will feature in his first exhibition in his home town of Brighouse.
Like other entries, Emerciana's was assessed by senior members of the Royal Society of British Artists
before being put forward for the exhibition.