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Geoffrey Wynne RI

On the 26th January 2016 Geoffrey Wynne RI along with Joan Walley (former M.P. for Burslem North) presented the watercolour painting of Middleport Pottery on behalf of the people of Burslem to H.R.H The Prince of Wales.
The original painting produced in 2014 was completed during the progress of the renovation works which saved the Victorian pottery by The Princes Regeneration Trust.

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales is a trained watercolour artist and a member of the Royal Institute of Watercolourists of which Geoffrey Wynne RI is also an elected member.

Geoffrey Wynne has won The Sunday Times Watercolour competition and won national awards in Spain. He won the Winsor and Newton 2014 RI prize for his painting "Thin Red Line" which sold at Barewall in 2015.  He also was accepted to participate in The World Watercolour competition held by the international publication "The Art of Watercolour".  

He attended the Burslem School of Art and is originally from Stoke on Trent.

He has been exploring his Potteries roots through his painting since 2012 on suggestion of his good friend and fellow artist who lived in Burslem, Ken Griffiths who enjoyed visiting the gallery at Barewall on many occasions.