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The Macclesfield Open Art Exhibition, co-organised by Geoff Archer, will run from 9 December 2017 to 20 January 2018. Handing-in days are Friday 17 & Saturday 18 November.

Many of the artworks shown here are for sale. Prices range from as little as £75 for watercolours (or less for laser prints of ink drawings) to rather more for the largest oils. If interested in purchasing artwork, please contact the artist for more information.

More general enquiries about any aspect of Geoff Archer’s work, including his writing, are also welcomed and every effort will be made to reply promptly to questions or comments.

He can be contacted at

‘The Glorious Dead’ and ‘Public Sculpture in Britain’, both priced £30, can be purchased from Amazon or from the publisher,

Frontier Publishing (

‘Not Forgotten’, priced £7.50 (including postage), can be purchased from the author. Please contact him at the above email address.

‘Self Portrait’

Computer drawing (with apologies to Chuck Close)