World famous Barnsley artists returns to the Cooper Gallery with provocative retrospective

Barnsley artist, Tony Heald, who has showcased his work around the world, in Europe, America and New Zealand is returning to the Cooper Gallery for stunning retrospective exhibition.

Opening on Saturday, 19 September , ‘Double Passion’ combines his two passions in life – art and education.

Marking the artists 80th year, the work which spans decades, demonstrates how these two pursuits are so critically entwined and at the centre of his values and teaching methods

The work will be on display in a  free to enter exhibition in the Sadler Room, at Cooper Gallery until Saturday, 21 November.

Cllr Tim Cheetham, Cabinet Spokesperson for Place (Regeneration and Culture) said:

The Cooper Gallery is a huge supporter of local artists and they are delighted to be displaying the work of Tony Heald who has had such worldwide success.  People, now more than ever, need opportunities to relax and experience culture and this brilliant exhibition is just one way they can.