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Matthew is delighted to share that the People of Beeston exhibition has been rescheduled and will take place from the 22nd to the 25th October, opening from 10am to 4pm (except on the 23rd when it will be open from 12pm to 4pm, due to a church service).

Matthew has spent the past year painting portraits of people from Beeston. Influenced by the artists Lucian Freud and Van Gogh, as well as many others, Matthew has created 20 stunning portraits in his unique style.

Subjects include a boxer, rapper, runner, nurses and a drag queen as well as many others. All who call Beeston home!

The paintings will be for sale at the exhibition as will limited edition prints. If you would like to pre-order a print please visit the People of Beeston Print Shop here.

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Portrait of Jeanie O'Shea - Jazz Singer
© 2022 Matthew Lyons

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Portrait of Tony Gayle - Cafe Manager 
© 2022 Matthew Lyons

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Portrait of Benji J Howard - The Kingdom Rapper
© 2022 Matthew Lyons

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Portrait of Grace - 'Little Miss Running Legs' 
© 2022 Matthew Lyons