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Oldham has had a thriving art scene for around 150 years. This selection of works contains work by artists who trained at Oldham Art School in the 1870s, to artists living and working in Oldham today.

8 artworks
The Naturalist
Photo credit: Gallery Oldham

The Naturalist 1920s

George Henry Wimpenny (1857–1939)

Oil on canvas

H 100 x W 70 cm

Gallery Oldham

Unveiling of the War Memorial, Oldham, Lancashire, 28 April 1923
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Gallery Oldham

Unveiling of the War Memorial, Oldham, Lancashire, 28 April 1923

James Purdy (1900–1972)

Oil on canvas

H 101.5 x W 122 cm

Gallery Oldham

My Father and Mother
Photo credit: Gallery Oldham

My Father and Mother 1884

William Stott (1857–1900)

Oil on canvas

H 102 x W 160 cm

Gallery Oldham

Damilola
© the artist. Photo credit: Gallery Oldham

Damilola 2009

Titus Agbara (b.1974)

Oil on canvas

H 90 x W 60 cm

Gallery Oldham

Tram on Union Street, Outside the Lyceum
© the artist. Photo credit: Gallery Oldham

Tram on Union Street, Outside the Lyceum 2015

Cliff Murphy (b.1944)

Oil on canvas

H 43 x W 52 cm

Gallery Oldham

Hill Farm, Saddleworth
© the artist. Photo credit: Gallery Oldham

Hill Farm, Saddleworth 2017

Diana Terry

Oil on canvas

H 70 x W 100 cm

Gallery Oldham

'It was early spring...' (Fire on Union Street) 1969

Helen Bradley (1900–1979)

Oil on canvas

H 86.4 x W 132 cm

Gallery Oldham

I'm Not Catching the Bus
© the artist. Photo credit: Gallery Oldham

I'm Not Catching the Bus 2015

Kevin Haynes (b.1949)

Oil on canvas

H 57 x W 41 cm

Gallery Oldham