Bill Gatt - Artist in Residence

Bill Gatt joined us during the month of June 2022 to paint a piece of work inspired by the magnificent creature, the Swift. 


About the Residency

Artist, Crescent Tutor

We were delighted to be joined by artist and longstanding Crescent Creative Learning Tutor, Bill Gatt, who took up residency in the Art Studio throughout the month of June to embark on a painterly Crescent Commission inspired by the magnificent creature, the Swift. The final piece, called 'Swifts' migration', is now on display in the Margaret Byers Boardroom. Ask our Customer Services Team for more information. 

This art piece pretends to be an echo of swifts’ scream. A convention of worldwide landscapes, colours and textures; and emotion: feathered wings dancing in celebration of Spring. A rhythmical composition that gives us a taste of the swifts’ migration journey.


About the Artist

Bill Gatt is an artist for stage musicals, The BBC and the film industry, along with being a tutor here at The Crescent. He is also a college demonstrator tutor in drawing, watercolour, oil, and pastel painting, portrait, figure, architecture townscapes, landscape, still-life, and Marine subjects, along with a lecturer in Foundation Art and Design, Drawing and Painting.

His work includes commissions for KLM, and Delta Airlines, Queens University, Senator G.Mitchell, Dr Ian Paisley, John Hume and other key public figures, and his work is held in private and public collections throughout the UK, Ireland, Kentucky USA and Valletta Malta. 

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