Glynn Macey


Glynn's bio

I was born in Newlyn in 1969 and studied Graphic Design at Falmouth School of Art in 1991. Since leaving college, I have lived in Penzance. My work has developed in response to the unique environment of West Cornwall.

My paintings can be seen in many collections world-wide and my design work is found in many major high street retailers. You may well see me roaming the harbours, moorland and coast in West Cornwall, sketchbook in hand recording the details of daily Cornish life and history. Such sketches are in turn used as the basis for the studio paintings.

Using acrylic, mixed media and an array of mark making techniques he endeavours to capture the underlying essence of the landscape, the essence that shapes the landscape and the people who live in it. Many people see a continental look to my paintings. This is explained by┬ámany visits to the South of France, Spain and the Mediterranean – and of course Cornwall itself…