Michael Alford


Michael Alford

British artist Michael Alford is a figurative painter best known for his sensitive evocations of contemporary life.

His acclaimed cityscapes depict urban centres such as London, New York and Barcelona with a classical eye. His paintings and drawings of human figures — male and female, clothed and nude — are highly sought-after for their combination of fine draughtsmanship, acute observation and sense of drama. He is frequently commissioned as a portraitist of both individuals and groups. His landscapes, as well as his drawings, are widely collected.

In 2010, Michael Alford served as an official war artist with 1st Battalion the Grenadier Guards in Afghanistan. He is also a renowned muralist whose large original works appear in public venues and private residences worldwide.

Michael lives and works in London.