1:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013
THE man dubbed the “the UK’s most popular living artist” will be stopping off at a Merry Hill art gallery this Saturday (September 7) to unveil his new collection.
Internationally renowned Doug Hyde will be putting in a rare personal appearance at Whitewall Galleries from 4pm to 6pm.
The multi award-winning art star will be attending a champagne reception at the gallery to celebrate the launch of Rural Retreat, a new series of original paintings and collectable editions reflecting on life, love and lasting friendships.
Mr Hyde’s popular figurative images and sculptures have captivated a generation of art lovers and won him an array of awards, media coverage and celebrity collectors.
His original work has become increasingly sought after and he has become one of the UK’s most collectable artists.
Gallery manager Leigh Bladen said: “Doug is a genuine superstar of the art world, but is also a highly approachable individual and a great friend of Whitewall Galleries.
“He is a lovely guest and we shall enjoy introducing him to collectors over a glass or two of champagne.”
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